Articles Mentioning Seychelles Hotels

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…

Inside the Tropical Destinations Making U.S. Political News Headlines

Every day seems to bring a new destination to the spotlight of American politics. To name just a few: Mexico, thanks to Trump’s proposed border wall; South Korea, because of its missile defense system; Russia, which has been under investigation for interfering in the 2016 U.S. election (calls for an independent investigation of the Trump…

The Best Honeymoon Destinations Around the World

The earliest meaning of the term “honeymoon” supposedly stems from an old European custom in which newlyweds would consume great quantities of mead, a brew made from fermented honey and water. At the time, many cultures followed a lunar (“moon”) calendar, and during the first lunar month after the wedding, couples were to drink mead,…

The Best Hotel Brands for a Boutique All-Inclusive Stay

Generally speaking, all-inclusive resorts and boutique hotels occupy very, very separate Venn diagram circles, with a tiny slice of gray middle ground. That’s because all-inclusives are often 500-plus-room behemoths large enough to merit their own zip codes, while boutique hotels generally have far fewer rooms (Oyster considers 200 rooms a good cap), as well as…

15 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…