Articles Mentioning Seychelles Hotels

Everything You Need to Know About the Seychelles: Where to Stay, What to Do, When to Visit, and More

Situated in the Indian Ocean, off the eastern coast of Africa, the Seychelles are quickly becoming the next must-visit tropical destination. Why? Well, for starters, the islands that make up this nation are ideal for travelers searching for everything from ridiculously gorgeous beaches, to unique flora and fauna as well as lots of local culture.…

The 12 Best Hotels for a Lazy Getaway

We at Oyster love safari adventures and hiking in national parks, but sometimes, we simply want to relax and recharge. Certain resorts are better suited for a leisurely trip, with amenities such as 24-hour butler and room service, ample loungers by the pool and beach, and expansive spas with tons of soothing treatments. So if…

Seychelles vs. Maldives: Which Vacation Destination Should You Choose?

The Gathering at the Soneva Jani/Oyster Few places inspire exotic island vacation dreams like the Seychelles and Maldives. Often tagged as splurge-worthy honeymoon destinations, these tropical paradises are also fit for families, adventure-seekers, and friend groups, plus they offer accommodations that cater to many budgets. While both destinations require a bit more effort to reach…

20 Private Plunge Pools With Stunning Views

Private plunge pools have long been coveted features in luxury hotel rooms, and these days they’re easier than ever to come by, particularly in destinations like the Caribbean and Mexico. But some stand out above the rest. We used to be so excited about the idea of a pool just for us that we didn’t…

Why You Should Visit the Seychelles Instead of the Maldives

Gorgeous island destinations are found across the globe, but when looking for a truly luxurious, jaw-dropping getaway, the Maldives often comes to mind. An archipelago of over 2,000 islands, with resorts that occupy their own private island, it’s undeniably a bucket-list place for many. However, just southwest of here, off the coast of Africa, lies…

A Cheat Sheet to the Best Seychelles Islands

With 115 islands spread across the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles is gifted with some of the world’s most idyllic beaches. However, it’s so much more than a beach paradise. Distinct flora and fauna — much of which cannot be found elsewhere — have evolved over millennia on this remote archipelago. Seychellois culture mixes African, European,…

9 of the Best Islands in Africa

Africa is the second-largest continent in the world, after Asia. In addition to the mainland, Africa is also surrounded by a plethora of islands, many with their own special set of geographic features, plant and animal species, and mix of cultures. Whether you’re looking for a thick jungle, volcanic coastline, idyllic beach, great architecture and…

8 of the Best Beaches in the Seychelles

Searching for paradise? Well, you’ll find it roughly 1,500 kilometers off the coast of East Africa in the heart of the Indian Ocean. The Seychelles, a dreamy 115-island archipelago, is comprised of granitic rock, lush tropical forest, and of course, some of the world’s most desirable beaches. On larger islands like Mahe, Praslin, and La…

The 12 Most Beautiful Resorts in the Seychelles

White-sand beaches — many with the striking boulders — and sparkling blue water are among the features that make the Seychelles an alluring destination for travelers around the world. But its beauty doesn’t stop there. The archipelago with 115 islands in the Indian Ocean is also home to some drop dead gorgeous properties, from budget-friendly…

5 Places We Think Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Might Honeymoon

Unless you’ve been disconnected from the Internet for the past few weeks, you’re likely aware that Prince Harry has proposed to his American girlfriend, actress Meghan Markle. The two will wed in May 2018, and as a travel website, we can’t help but wonder where the couple will honeymoon. So we’re here to suggest a…