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Banyan Tree Seychelles in Mahe, Seychelles

When you imagine the most glorious far-flung island getaway, chances are that you're still not seeing just how beautiful it can be, until you arrive at Banyan Tree Seychelles. On an island surrounded by nothing but the pristine blue waters of the Indian Ocean, this luxury resort welcomes you to a true tropical paradise. The resort, a part of the Legend collection by Preferred Hotels & Resorts, is built into a hillside property that once belonged to George Harrison and Peter Sellars, and is now a fully restored mansion with a collection of modern plantation-style villas for guests. Each of the 60 villas have gorgeous ocean views and feature private pools with spacious outdoor living areas. Sit in relaxation as you breathe in the sea-spiked air, and take pleasure in what makes Seychelles a paradise of its own.

The atmosphere at Banyan Tree Seychelles is romantic,exotic, lush and refreshing. Indulge your senses at Banyan Tree Spa, where a full range of body treatments and beautifying services are offered in open-air hillside pavilions. The main infinity pool is a perfect spot for spending an afternoon in the sun while being tended to by friendly wait staff serving luscious fruit cocktails and flavorful snacks. Stay moving on the resort's tennis court and workout indoors at the hotel's gym, or take an afternoon stroll on the on-site walking trail. Explore the ocean via kayak and paddle around Intendance Bay, or arrange a fishing trip and try your hand at catching snapper, grouper, and sea bass. There are four tempting dining venues at the resort, which offer an array of cuisines from East Asian specialties to creative gourmet gastronomy. Get away from it all at the idyllic and unforgettable Banyan Tree Seychelles.

Location of Banyan Tree Seychelles

Banyan Tree Seychelles
Anse Intendance Takamaka
Mahe, Seychelles

Nearest Airport: SEZ

Amenities for Banyan Tree Seychelles

  • General Information
  • 47 Villas
  • Pets Not Permitted
  • Dining
  • Poolside Dining
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Dining
  • Pool Bar
  • Wine Cellar
  • Room Service
  • Snack Bar
  • Bar & Lounge
  • Picnics
  • Oceanfront Dining
  • On-Site Amenities
  • Concierge
  • Pool
  • Spa on Property
  • Library
  • Gift Shop
  • Walking Trails
  • Fitness Center
  • Theme Nights
  • Butler Service
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo
  • Art Collection
  • Car Rental
  • Private Whirlpools
  • Barbeque Area
  • Outdoor Spa Treatments
  • Jogging Path
  • Tennis Court
  • Infinity Pool
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • PADI Dive Center
  • In-Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • DVD Players
  • Hair Dryers
  • Mini Bar
  • Satellite Television
  • Private Verandas
  • Flat-Screen Televisions
  • Private Pools
  • Private Gardens
  • Private Terraces
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Activities
  • Cooking Classes
  • Cultural Classes
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Excursions
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Tennis
  • Mountain Biking
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Ecological Excursions
  • Stargazing
  • Canoeing
  • Nature Walks
  • Yoga
  • Boat Excursions
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Helicopter Tours
  • Surfing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Cultural Tours
  • Bird Watching
  • Meditation
  • Boating
  • Sightseeing
  • City Tours
  • Golf
  • Nature Hikes
  • Business
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Family
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Nearby
  • Historic Sites
  • Shopping
  • Art Galleries
  • Restaurants
  • Golf
  • Nightlife
  • Marina
  • Public Transportation
  • National Park
  • Nature Reserve
  • Market
  • Interests
  • Beach
  • Honeymoons & Romance
  • Spa & Wellness

Reviews for Banyan Tree Seychelles

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 day ago

I spent the Christmas of 2017 at Banyan tree Seychelles, I enjoyed my experience from the beginning to the end. I checked in at 6:30 in the morning of the day I booked and my room was ready at 7:30in the morning, when I went to my room I was quite surprised by my room, there was a bunch beautiful leaves and flowers neatly spelling ā€œwelcome to banyan treeā€on my bed. There is a very nice and small animal protection area. The saffron restaurant is very nice. Every room comes with a private pool. My only disappointment is that the hotel is very far from downtown

Kevinyuan2017 - Hong Kong, China


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 week ago

Booking ......prompt email reply even though we r in different time zone. Impressive booking experience. Not all 5 stars hotel in Seychelles can do this. (Hilton replied over 48 hours to my 2nd email reminder after 5 days on my first email. Before I confirmed my booking with Banyan tree, I was worrying about the conditions of the room because there r some writings about old & poor conditions of the rooms in accordance to the room rates. But after I checked in the beachfront pool villa, I found the conditions are okay except the water in the outdoor jacuzzi which is a bit sticky. Excellent service, from the start by the receptionist , Isabelle, house keeping, to my last minute booking request about the ferry ticket to Praslin by May. The ladies r smart & helpful, really appreciate that and keep this up. Villa......great. Unfortunately some misbehaving guests from mainland China used the sun lounger which belongs to our villa ( a signage has been posted next to the lounger) ,walked into the garden n stayed in the pool area until they found that I was watching them from the room. Breakfast......can do better if the staff show us the menu (choice of eggs, toast etc) at the time we seated in stead of showing to us upon request. I would definitely say that the guest has no such idea unless they have similar breakfast experience before. The honeymoon amenities r really a surprise to us! Love it!

MeanVivi - Hong Kong, China


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at Banyan Tree for two night early in February. The hotel is set in a marvelous bay with a magnificent view and the beach is something incredible. In few words Banyan Tree is a marvelous hotel and everything was nice and relaxing.

Simone M


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at a villa on the hill overlooking Takamaka bay. Very beautiful villa setting with spectacular view of the beach and turquoise sea. The villa is spatial and equipped with all facilities we need. The view and facilities undoubtedly receive 5 star rating. What make Banyan Tree Seychelles special is its location within a wetlands biosphere. It is the largest wetlands of Seychelles with unique species. We were excited by a number of moorhens, tenrec, big fruit bats, and many other small animals. The resort is committed nature conservation; however, some of their actions are unlikely. We observed that they were cleaning up the natural swamp to make it look nicer. I'm wondering if an ecosystem requires man-made cleanup and if the nice looking pond is more important than the conservation? With this kind of activity, those unique species will be abolished. Moorhens' nests in the swamp will soon be gone. If the resort development expands, the entire wetlands ecosystem will probably be put to an end.

Toa_Apple - Asia


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 month ago

We splurged a little and got the ocean front villa, and I have to say it was well worth it. We stayed at a different hotel on the island for a few more days and I was glad I didn't upgrade there, because when I got there and saw what I would have gotten, I would have been very unamused. The beach front villa at Banyan was the true feel of paradise. Walking out onto the empty beach was just breathless. There were barely any people on the beach, maybe 2 or 3 couples on the entire stretch. The white sand and turquoise water were the perfection of what you would expect. The service was excellent. The breakfast was top notch, filling and got us through till early dinner, which was up there in price, but not outrageous. What was outrageous was the cost of drinks, but luckily we researched that ahead of time and picked up two bottles of high quality alcohol at the Dubai airport. The resort is really secluded, which is what makes it great, but also doesn't give you any options for non-resort food and drinks. The other resort I mentioned above was in the touristy area up north (H Resort), where we hoped to leave the resort for dinners etc, but after taking a quick walk we were back in the resort for the rest of the stay. The advantage of the resorts in town is that you can book the day trips much easier, to see La Digue for example, which is worth the choppy ride there. The spa was excellent. We got the couples massage which was in an open area with a view. Well worth the cost. Parts of the hotel/room were a bit dated, but that didn't spoil our stay. The overall atmosphere is very pleasant and authentic. We would certainly come back.

Unamusd - Chicago, Illinois


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