Le Duc de Praslin

Le Duc de Praslin


Set at only a hundred metres distance from the white sand beach Cote d'Or, nestling amidst a sea of blossoming orchids, the Le Duc Hotel is located in the north-east of Praslin.


Le Duc de Praslin is something quiet special: In 2000 and 2003 it was awarded the title “best small hotel on the Sychelles”. Reopened in 2008 after extensive renovations, the Le Duc once again radiates modern chic and elegance, easily ranking as the best 4-star hotel on the Seychelles.


Of course, you culinary well-being read more » has been taken perfect care of: the Le Duc de Prasline offers no less than two gourmet restaurants. The Le Dauphin and the Café des Arts take you a culinary trip that pleases the eyes and charms the palate.


The Café de Arts is set directly on the immaculate beach and specialises in seafood delicacies. Every meals is generously seasoned with an ocean view and perfect service.


The Le Dauphin is the Duc de Praslin's main restaurant. It nestles amidst the lush, tropical gardens that house more than one hundred species of orchids and ancient tortoise that slowly heave their bulk from one end to the other.


A remarkable detail: a fish pond runs through the middle of the Dauphin restaurant. Settle down to the exotic aromas of the Creole cuisine and rest your eyes on the magnificent surroundings and bright, blue ocean.


A delicious meals is best followed by a cocktail mixed to perfection. Sip the exotic blends of fresh fruits and fine liquor either at the pool or the beach bar. And on a special occasion, why not surprise your loved one with a romantic candlelight dinner for two directly by the large pool with just the stars and the murmur of the ocean for company.


It is almost needless to say that the Duc de Praslin also offers its distinguished guests a vast selection of sports and activity options. The sport centres at the neighbouring hotels Paradise Sun and Berjaya Praslin Resort may be used free of charge.


And at no more than four kilometres distance, you will find the world-famous Vallée de Mai, home of the Coco de Mer, the Seychelles' unique palm tree and the rare black parrots. Moreover, the Vallée de Mar is set on Anse Lazio, which claims to be the Seychelles' most beautiful beach.


And certainly, Anse Lazio has to be experienced: Crush the warm, soft sand between your naked toes and taste the salt on the air. Pictures and words can hardly do this magic place justice. Lined by nodding palm trees and rough granite rocks, the beach slopes gently down to embrace the crystal-clear, blue water - perfect for a splash.


The Le Duc de Praslin has everything for a memorable holiday on the Seychelles and more. Enjoy the cosy flair, supreme natural beauty, refined elegance and serene tranquillity. Welcome!


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The Le Duc de Praslin offers only 28 generously proportioned and lavishly equipped rooms. The elegant units are divided into 6 Standard Rooms, 14 Superior Rooms, 4 Honeymoon Suites (75m²), 2 Family Suites read more » with one bedroom (100²) as well as the large two-bedroom Family Suite (135m²).


No matter which unit you choose, all boast refined comforts in a stunning setting. The rooms and suites are accommodated in several two-storey buildings designed in a modern Mediterranean style.


The abundant facilities include a ceiling ventilator, safe, tea and coffee maker, hairdryer and mini bar. The Superior Rooms and suites additionally offer air-conditioning, WIFI and satellite TV with a large LCD TV and DVD-player.


The interior is bright and modern. The white-washed walls have partly been decked out with dark wood panelling and the timber flooring creates a warm, cosy effect. The en-suites are equipped with both a shower and bathtub.


The bathroom window panes have been richly decorated with wooden Creole art that serves a double purpose: It adds exotic flair and shields the interior from sight. The Family Suite offers an additional toilet.


Kick back and unwind in fine style. Your private veranda commands a stunning view of the lush hotel gardens and the adjacent beach at Cote d'Or. Those travelling with friends or older children may book several Superior Rooms that have connecting doors.


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The elegant Le Duc de Praslin Hotel offers a host of activities that is in no proportion to the hotel's delightfully small size. No matter whether you would like to the explore the Seychelles' diverse read more » nature or the wonders beneath the waves with a mask and snorkel, the Le Duc's service team takes care of all necessary arrangements.


Of course, you may also visit one of the charming neighbouring islands like Cousine, Aride, St. Pierre or Curieuse. All excursions include a tour guide as well as a barbecue meal in the destination.



However, you may also set off exploring on your own. Just let the service staff know whether you need a rental car or maybe a bicycle. A glowing recommendation goes to the Anse Lazio beach at only four kilometres distance... rumoured to be one of the world's most beautiful!


Or just take a stroll to the small stores in the neighbourhood to admire the typical Creole arts and crafts. You will most certainly find a portable memory to take home with you or a gift for your loved ones.


Furthermore, two diving schools are located nearby. Explore the Seychelles' marvellous underwater wonderland and keep your eyes peeled for turtles or the white-tip reef sharks. Beginners may enlist for an open water diving course.


A lot of fun can be had in and above the water. On a different day, why not accompany one of the fishermen out to sea on a half-day tour? And having hooked something tasty, just ask the Le Duc's chefs to prepare your catch for dinner.


And last but not least, a water sports centre down by the beach offers windsurfing and sailing for a small charge. Fill the sails with wind and your lungs with fresh air – welcome to the Seychelles!


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