Raffles Praslin in Seychelles is the perfect retreat for your weekend

SEP 11, 2018 | By Natasha Agarwal
The opal and white open air treatment pavilion with a view of the vast Indian Ocean.
An exclusive spa experience on a luxe yacht. Photograph courtesy courtesy Raffles Praslin, Seychelles.

Envisioned by architecture firm Wilson Associates, this award-winning resort at the northern tip of Praslin Island blends seamlessly with the white sandy beaches, crystal calm waters and dense coco de mer palms. The property spread across 30 acres of pristine beauty, has 86 airy pool villas, each of which offer a full time butler service. The interiors combine contemporary design with natural materials and neutral colours lending a minimalistic vibe. If being pampered is what you are after then head to their finest feature, the Raffles spa. Overlooking the blue ocean, tropical gardens and dramatic granite boulders, the rejuvenation centre boasts world class facilities including 13 treatment rooms, a fitness area, yoga pavilion and outdoor spa garden. They also own a pearl farm, so don’t miss out on the cleansing Pure Pearl treatment.