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Sainte Anne Resort and Spa

Inner Islands, Seychelles

Situated on a stunning private island in the heart of one of the largest marine parks in the Indian Ocean, Sainte Anne offers a luxury island escape just a stone's throw from Mahe, making it perfect for island hopping.

At a Glance

  • Explore the lagoon in a glass bottomed kayak

  • Royal Villa with its private pool and exclusive valet service

  • Choice of 4 dining options

  • Ideally located on its own private island with fantastic views over the main island of Mahe

  • Three beautiful beaches

  • Helipad on island

  • In a marine park so good for snorkeling

  • Feet in sand experience at Robinson Crusoe restaurant

  • Ten minute boat ride from the main island of Mahe

Beach, Couples, Family, Honeymoon

Insider's View

Take to the lagoon in one of the hotel's glass bottom kayaks, for a whole new way of viewing the marine life beneath you

Anna Bleasdale

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Description

Sainte Anne is located on a 220 hectare private island at the heart of a marine park. Just 10 minutes by boat from Mahe it is an ideal choice for a Seychelles island escape yet still close to the mainland should guests wish to explore beyond the resort.

Sainte Anne offers just 87 private villas set in the beautiful gardens, 29 of which have private pools, ensuring a truly luxurious stay. All guests have access to the resort’s four restaurants with a choice of buffet or a la carte dining. They also offer an 'Island Inclusive Package' for those guests wishing to stay on an All Inclusive basis.

The resort offers superb facilities including a Spa by Clarins, sports and leisure center, gym and bicycles for guests to use (at a charge). Water sports from snorkeling in the marine park to kayaking, laser sailing and scuba diving are all available.

Regular guided walks and bike excursions to explore the island are available as well as tennis and badminton. At certain times of the year, guests can even go and view turtles on one of the islands four beautiful beaches.

For those who wish to get out and about, there is a regular shuttle boat back over to the main island of Mahe for day trips and shopping. For families there is a mini club for children age 3 – 12 years of age, or simply take time out all together and explore the island on bikes or kayaks. Sainte Anne offers everything for an active or simply lazy island getaway. For a honeymoon or a family getaway, it is an ideal choice.

Accommodation

Accommodation is in 87 private Villas, 29 of which have private pools. All are set on a 220-hectare private island, surrounded by one of the largest Marine Parks in the Indian Ocean. There are 26 Garden Villas, 32 Tropical Villas (formerly Ocean Villas), 21 Pool Villas, three Beach Villas with Pool (formerly Senior Pool Villas), four Senior Beach Villas with Pool (formerly Presidential Villas) and one Royal Villa. Each Villa is designed in a Creole style with wood, tile and marble, topped off with pretty terracotta roofs blending harmoniously with the tropical island surroundings. There is charge for the minibar and also for the use of the coffee machines and capsules.

Garden Villa

The one bedroom Garden Villas are nestled in amongst the beautiful secluded gardens and provide a spacious living area with a fully furnished gazebo for al fresco dining and a semi-private garden. Open plan bedroom and living area. Outside courtyard shower. Fully furnished gazebo. Semi-private garden area

Tropical Villas

The one bedroom Tropical Villas are tastefully furnished in a typically Creole style. They are the same villa as the Garden Villas and offer views across the tropical gardens towards the Indian Ocean. Open plan bedroom and living area

Outside courtyard shower. Fully furnished gazebo.Semi-private garden area. Sunbathing terrace

Pool Villa

Some of the one bedroom Ocean Villas feature private plunge pools and have all the fantastic facilities of the Ocean Villas. Each are tastefully furnished in a typically Creole style and have a great location close to the beach. Each villa has a spacious living area with a fully furnished gazebo, semi-private garden and a private sunbathing terrace. Open plan bedroom and living area. Outside courtyard shower. Fully furnished gazebo.

Semi-private garden area. Sunbathing terrace. Private plunge pool. Free Wi-Fi access

Beach Villa with a Pool

The one bedroom Beach Villas are almost double the size of the Tropical Villas and have a fantastic location close to the beach. These villas have a separate spacious lounge area. Bedroom with en suite bathroom. Separate lounge with direct access to terrace. Outside courtyard shower. Large fully furnished terrace for al fresco dining.Private plunge pool .Exclusive use of a club car.Free Wi-Fi access

Senior Beach Villa with Pool

These larger style two bedroom villas are ideal for families of all sizes. Offering plenty of space and privacy they have a fantastic location close to the beach and for additional privacy each bedroom has access to its own private terrace. 2 en suite bedrooms each with an outside courtyard shower. Each bedroom its own terrace. A lounge with dining area separates the two bedrooms. Large fully furnished covered terrace for relaxing and dining al fresco. Private plunge pool.Exclusive use of a club car. Free Wi-Fi access

The Royal Villa

The Royal Villa offers palatial luxury and privacy in a stunning cliff-top location, with panoramic views across the ocean. This is perfect for larger groups of friends and families traveling together. The Royal Villa comes with exclusive use of a club car and personal butler service as well as your own private pool. Private pool. Deck for al fresco dining and sunbathing terrace. 3 en suite bedrooms with dressing areas. Large lounge with dining area. Exclusive use of a club car. Butler service. Free Wi-Fi access

Childcare

Sainte Anne Resort offers great facilities for children, with a designated Bob Marlin club for children aged 3 to 12 years. The club is open from 9am until 9pm and is run by qualified professionals who will bring fun and adventure to your little ones day.

A popular activity is the glass-bottom boat trip which takes kids to the superb Sainte Anne Marine Park teeming with sea life. Another short boat trip goes to Moyenne Island, also called Turtle Island, home to some 110 tortoises and 6,000 birds and lizards. On the island of Sainte Anne itself, kids will be delighted to learn about the “coco de mer”, a rare variety of endemic palms. The attentive and caring team at the mini-club keeps children entertained and safe during their stay at Sainte Anne.

A baby-sitting service is also available with a supplement. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance at the Reception.

Facilities

Sainte Anne Resort and Spa has a swimming pool, Scuba dive center, two floodlit tennis courts, fitness center, Clarins Spa, Sports & Leisure center with hammam & sauna, table tennis, beach volleyball, badminton, glass bottom kayaks, snorkeling, laser sailing, helipad, four restaurants, two bars, in-villa dining and evening entertainment.

Le Robinson restaurant will open three evenings a week. However the resort reserves the right to close the restaurant during very low season. L'Oceane restaurant will cease to operate at the end of October 2014.

Activities

From Sainte Anne Resort you can choose from a wealth of activities either water based including snorkeling, glass bottom boat excursions, scuba diving or deep sea fishing trips. Alternatively guests may choose from several land based activities including biking, tennis, beach volley ball, sauna and hamman, gymnasium, table tennis or yoga. The fantastic spa has a range of relaxing treatments to chose from. Please note that there is a charge to go on the Moyenne island outing.

Bicycle rental is charged at 10 Euros per person per day for both adults and children. A 7-day package will cost 60 Euros per bicycle and each additional day will cost 10 Euros per bicycle. For Golf Cart rentals there is a cost of 75 Euros per day, or a 7-day package is available at 450 Euros.

In addition to the applicable rates regarding boat shuttles, there will be a free shuttle to Mahé every morning (after breakfast) at 10am and a free return trip to Sainte Anne Island every afternoon at 4pm.

Location & Directions

Inner Islands, Seychelles

Only 10 minutes away by boat from the main island of the Seychelles, Mahé, are the luxurious sea-facing Villas of Sainte Anne Resort & Spa, spread along the island's pristine beaches. Located on a 200-hectare private island.

When to go

Situated just south of the equator, the Seychelles have a warm tropical climate. The consistently warm tropical weather makes the Seychelles a good year round destination.

There is little fluctuation in warmth, with temperatures ranging from 24C to 31C all year round. From May to October a southeast trade wind can bring marginally cooler weather and fresh breezes. From November to March the northwest monsoon wind blows, typically raising temperature and humidity. December and January are the wettest months, but the rain falls in short sharp bursts before the sun comes out again.

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