Taj Denis Island Resort

Denis Island


Without any room for doubt, Denis Island's sweeping beaches and impressive diving sites make it one of the world's most beautiful coral islands.


The lagoon with its crystal clear blue water is simply breathtaking. The water is invitingly warm and looks as perfect as it is for swimming and snorkelling.


Step off the plane and into paradise! Relax, leave your everyday life far behind and get into the island mood. Spend your days acquiring a tan and strolling down the beach at sunset, all the read more » time unwinding and pampering your soul.


Another popular option is to board a boat and spend the day out on the water deep sea fishing. Denis Island is famous for the excellent chances of hooking a Big One. Sword fishes, sharks and groupers are frequently caught in these waters.


The coral island was named after the Frenchman Denis de Trobriand who alighted on the shore in 1773. Legend has it that hidden somewhere on the island is a bottle containing the historical proof Denis Island was claimed in the name of the French king.


However, fate has so far concealed the alleged historical treasure, the discovery yet to be made. Keep your eyes peeled while exploring every niche of the island!


Fortunately, history left some more manifest fingerprints: The island’s lighthouse dates back to 1908. Denis also houses the Seychelles’ only ecumenical chapel. Both are well worth a visit.


Set amidst the tropical nature, the classy Taj Denis Island Resort lies at the coral island’s northern tip. A small total of 25 comfortable cottages feature high quality accommodation in line with the Seychelles’ trademark of defining, luxurious ambience.


The cottages are a mere child’s stone throw from the picture-perfect beach. Overlooking the Indian Ocean, the Resort’s acclaimed restaurant creates its delectable sensations featuring a stunning local cuisine. The bar is the perfect backdrop to cool down with a drink and hang back in pleasant reverie.


A boutique shop sells small necessities and fabulous souvenirs; a lounge creates an ambience perfect for a game of cards or a few quite hours with a good book. Those appreciating a ‘deeper insight’ will be in good hands at the high standard diving centre.


Only a small distance from Denis, the Seychelles’ plateau drops sharply to the deep blue depths of the Indian Ocean. The spectacular diving sites on the drop enjoy a world wide reputation for their intact coral and the big fish which are attracted to the area in large numbers.


Should you wish to make diving arrangements prior to you departure, Intosol’s dedicated team of travel consultants would be pleased to assist you.


It is a playground not only for divers, deep sea fishing is another highly popular option. All tours and excursion can easily be arranged beforehand or at the hotel. A wide range of sports options like tennis, table tennis, windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, pool billiard and a special running track complete the sportsman’s menu.


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The Taj Denis Island Resort’s fully air-conditioned cottages are situated in the immediate vicinity of the beach, the stylish design blending effortlessly with the lush nature framing the resort. The read more » all infusing tropical beauty quite apparently also led the interior decorator’s brush strokes.


Taj Denis Island feature a total of 23 finely appointed cottages plus a “Family” an “Executive Villa”. Each unit is equipped not only with a generous veranda but also with a private courtyard complete with an exciting outdoor shower. Design elements reveal cleverly crafted parallels to the surrounding nature, accentuated by Creole decorations.


Lacking no comfort, the Executive Villa exceeds all expectations, setting new standards: The elegantly furnished 325 square metres large suite comprises a lounge, bed room with ceiling ventilator, bathroom, ocean view veranda, private courtyard with an outdoor shower, air-conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, ironing board and a mini bar.


The almost equally extravagant Family Villa “Prince Noir” offers similar comforts but is limited to a nevertheless astounding 169 square metres. A separate bedroom, lounge, air-conditioning, bathroom with a hairdryer, courtyard with outdoor shower, ocean view terrace, ceiling ventilator, tea and coffee making facilities, ironing board and a mini bar come included.


The 23 remaining cottages offer a choice: 18 units feature air-conditioning while five are limited to ceiling ventilators. The 90 square metres large cottages feature a range of comforts similar to the suites. All bedrooms and even the verandas facing the ocean are equipped with ventilators.


Further facilities include a private courtyard with outdoor shower, bathroom, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, ironing board and a mini bar. Room service is available in all of the Taj Denis Island Resort’s units.


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Once a pirate lair, Denis Island centuries later still holds many hidden treasures to be discovered. A variety of exciting excursions demand your enthusiastic attention. Nature hikes or beach strolls, read more » watching turtles laying eggs on the beaches or sailing the island…the focus is on exploring and relishing the pristine tropical beauty.


The private island sports more than 380 acres of intact tropical vegetation. Majestic trees elevate themselves above the bush teeming with diversity. Small pathways winding their way into Denis’ inner sanctuary allow the nature enthusiast to sneak a glance at the island’s many natural wonders.


An old village dating back to 1935 houses the charming ecumenical chapel and the lighthouse. The traditional, charming buildings bring back to life the old times. Stop by the old cemetery for a casual stroll and insight into the island’s family history.


Having indulged in the island’s fantastic beaches, divers will be thrilled to set out to discover the stunning underwater world. The dive sites scattered around Denis Island are of international fame.


Big fish and dramatic formations are abundant especially where the Seychelles’ plateau breathtakingly plunges down to the deep sea. Coral reefs have remained unaffected by El Nino influences and are densely populated by coral fish belonging to hundreds of species.


This dramatic drop-off is also the chief reason why Denis Island ranks among the world’s most noteworthy deep sea fishing grounds. Cast a line and, should you never have deep sea fished before, give it a try to feel that nail-chewing thrill of the first nibbles and gentle tugs on you line.


Those who would like to exercise to keep in shape may choose between tennis, table tennis, windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, billiard and running on the specially prepared track – all at you disposal.


Important Information: Gentleman are required to wear long trousers at the lobby, bar and restaurant after 7.30 pm.


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