Hotel L´Archipel


Hotel L’Archipel on Praslin Island, Seychelles… imagine the colourful, vibrant tropic gardens fringing the stunning beach. Add an exotic drink and the comfort of your private veranda, your eyes resting on the turquoise expanse of the Indian Ocean, and you have a good sketch of paradise on earth.


Quite apparently inspired by fairy tales and romantic pirate novels, the Hotel L’Archipel offers all these exquisite features and a lot more. Having been constructed on a gentle slope amidst tropical read more » gardens, the enticing house and widely spread bungalows radiate a unique and charming ambience.


The gardens are an exotic maze of colours, perfumes and shapes. It is a wonderful place rich in natural beauty. The picture-perfect beach is lined by palm trees, casting a welcome shadow, and living coral reef in the water.


Those who seek secluded tranquillity in an inspiring, pristine setting have come to the right place. Sun, sand and sea, however, give you appetite. Two restaurants and a bar serve culinary highlights and refreshments.


The airy construction of the restaurants allows you to savour not only the cuisine’s delicacies but also the natural beauty all around you and the breathtaking ocean view. Having feasted on the cuisine’s creations combining French, international and local influences, let a drink from the bar add the finishing touch to a perfect night.


On a hot day, the pool invites you to take a refreshing dip. A well-equipped fitness centre is perfect for some casual training sessions should you succeed in fending off the wonderful inclination to recline on the sun deck, a cocktail in hand.


How good does it get? The dying sun flooding the scene with its golden light … smells from the restaurants beginning to waft through the air … the comfortable, tropical warmth enveloping you … a delicious drink and from far off some quiet music – and so ends another day in paradise.


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The Hotel L’Archipel having been constructed on a slope, every room commands a stunning ocean view. The spacious (40 square metres) rooms are accommodated in small, low rise villas dotting the grounds.


Winding read more » pathways and short flights of steps through the beautiful gardens connect the villas to the main building. It is the most romantic spot to spend a few precious days at.


Each room features either a balcony or a terrace (twelve square metres large) which invites you to relax, letting your mind wander, your eyes resting on the endless ocean stretching out before you. It is heaven on earth!


The rooms all feature a bath with a shower and a separate toilet. Air-conditioning, mini bar, ceiling ventilator, satellite TV, telephone, safe, tea and coffee maker and a hairdryer round off the superior lodging’s list of amenities.


Those who would like to step up the level of luxury may choose the sumptuous Executive Suite. On more than 70 square metres it offers a separate bed and living room, a spacious bath as well as a separate shower, guest shower and toilet.


The large terrace (20 square metres) is furnished with a comfortable seating area. It goes without saying that the vista is as spectacular as it gets. The Hotel L’Archipel on Praslin – where the good life reigns.


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The Hotel L’Archipel on Prasline Island offers a very divers range of activities. Highly recommendable are the snorkelling trips to the island St. Pierre and the deep sea fishing. You may also brave read more » the waves of the Indian Ocean in a canoe or on a windsurfing board.


Diving trips and courses may be easily organised with a nearby diving partner. The Hotel L’Archipel also arranges entertaining excursions to all the exciting neighbouring islands like La Digue for example.


However, do not miss out on the opportunity to explore Praslin Island. The ideal means to exploring the island’s secrets are bicycles. Alternatively, you may, of course, rent a car or hike Praslin.


If you are not out of puff having swum, been on excursions, hiked and snorkelled, the hotel’s excellent fitness room is sure to provide ample opportunity for a decent work-out. Once a week, an entertaining show is being staged for the guests.


Please note:


From November through to March, a strong north wind may prevail which results in seaweed being washed upon the beach. At night, the distinguished guests are expected to wear an appropriate evening dress.


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