Home to one of the most stunning beaches in the world, this island of Praslin is one Seychelles Island you won’t want to miss. Truly a piece of paradise, Coconut Club Vacations invites you to come with us and learn more about the island, its history and its beautiful beaches. Find out for yourself what makes this one island gaining notoriety in the world of luxury travel today.
About the Island
Second largest island within the group known as the Seychelles, this laidback island is home to less than 7,000 people. Known for its relaxed atmosphere, Praslin has something for everyone. The only island in the Seychelles where you can enjoy a round of 18 hole championship golf and exotic and hard to find plants and animals, Praslin is something unique to be sure. Located just around 27 miles from the larger island of Mahe, it is a great place to spend the day or as a home base to begin a variety of other Seychelles experiences. Once known as a hideaway for pirates and merchants, the island has become known for its intrinsic natural beauty and value as well its luxury accommodations.
There is plenty to see and do on Praslin Island if you love nature especially. Praslin is home to one of Seychelle’s only UNESCO World Heritage sites. Called Vallee de Mai, this real life “Garden of Eden” is one of only two places in the world where you can see the rare coco de mer palms growing in their natural environment. Plenty of hiking trails found throughout the region offer a closer look at rare plants, animals and birds, a truly lovely place to explore.
About the Accommodations
There is something for everyone in terms of accommodations however, if luxury is what you seek, one of the best Praslin has to offer is Lemuria, a Constance Hotel and Resort located on Grand Anse. An award winning experience, this luxury hotel offers your choice of accommodations including 88 junior suites, 8 senior suites, 8 villas or the exclusive Presidential villa. Spacious suites with stunning views of the ocean, fine food, custom spa treatments and plenty of unique experiences make this one of the best. Choose to learn more about cooking with award winning chefs, a round of championship golf or a luxury spa while the kids learn and have fun at the exclusive Constance Kids Club.
About the Beach – Anse Lazio
Praslin Island has more than a few lovely beaches however, this stunning beach is truly one of the best in the world. Located on the northwest tip of the island, it is as close to something you would see on a postcard that you could possibly imagine. A large expanse of beautiful sandy beach with lovely crystal clear turquoise waters, thick palm trees and framed by granite boulders, it is exotic, remote and stunning, everything you are looking for from paradise. Ideal for just relaxing, snorkeling or enjoying some peace and quiet, you will be hard pressed to find anything more beautiful no matter where you travel.
Just one of many beaches and islands you won’t want to miss, spend some time exploring this and other amazing and remote tropical island hotspots the world has to offer you.