There are places in the world that are the stuff that dreams are made of, and the Seychelles archipelago is one of these…a luxury tourist paradise and a choice destination for a relaxed and romantic vacation.
In 1609, John Jordan, a British navigator, noted in his travel log:
“We are in an earthly paradise, wooded, rich in water, coconuts, fish, flowers and birds.” This independent republic and member of the British Commonwealth since 1976, consists of 115 islands and islets scattered around Mahé, the archipelago’s main island and the center of the country’s economy and tourist industry.
The preserved beauty of its islands offers visitors an exceptional diversity of landscapes. Coves, desert, immaculate beaches, lush vegetation and crystalline waters create the sumptuous decors that inspired a British general to call it “An earthly Paradise before the Fall.”
The Seychelles has often been a source of inspiration and imagination. In search of peace and exoticism, Ian Fleming isolated himself in the archipelago to write his last James Bond novel, “For Your Eyes Only.”
With its 120 hectare surface and 309 rooms enabling it to welcome up to 700 guests, the Constance Ephélia is first and foremost an extremely impressive five star hotel. As one of the largest hotels in the Indian Ocean region, one would expect to encounter a fairly cold, characterless institution. Nothing however, could be further from the truth. The huge success of the hotel is the fact that it opted for an architectural structure based on transparency, free circulation and the absence of partitions.
For this reason, the Ephélia creates an incredible sensation of freedom and space, a feeling reinforced by the use of wood, water and marble throughout this exceptional resort. The romantic atmosphere and the lush vegetation surrounding it make staying here an unforgettable experience especially for honeymooners. The Ephélia is often the setting for weddings and for ceremonies between married couples wishing to renew their vows; sublime moments organized by an establishment which blends in perfectly with its magnificent environment.
The mangrove and the preserved nature surrounding the Ephélia constitutes an idyllic landscape, an earthly garden of Eden which even the most seasoned travellers will find unique in the world. For the more passionate or the more secretive or simply put, for lovers of exclusivity, the hotel reserves 8 hillside villas which are, as their name indicates, spacious villas overlooking the resort with breathtaking panoramic views.
In addition to its privileged location, the Ephélia offers its guests the finest in dining with a wide range of restaurants and bars that can make other establishments blush. The guest has a choice of 5 bars and 5 restaurants with dishes from all over the world prepared with passion and precision for a cuisine which is light, creative and always of gourmet quality.
And since luxury is often accompanied by a little extra, the hotel has a surprise for its guests, but by no means a little one. The Ephélia’s spa is simply one of the largest in the Indian Ocean region with a huge number of treatments and massages designed to create a veritable Zen feeling of cosmic serenity.
The Port Launay National Park on which the hotel is located, is a highly reputed protected site with a great deal of flora and fauna. It is also a venue where one can frequently observe the majestic whale shark, the largest fish species in the world.
5 stars / 5 bars / 5 restaurants / Kids’ Club / Boutiques / 4 swimming pools / Resort / Romantic / Traditional / Private villas / Luxury / End of the world / ambiance / Island / Lush nature / Sports activities / Family activities / Wellness / Gastronomy / Gardens / Beach / Restaurants / Spa / Zen atmosphere
All year round.
268 suites and villas including 184 junior suites, 40 senior suites, 13 family suites, 12 beach villas, 8 hillside villas, 10 spa villas, 1 presidential villa.
From 500 €
Seychelles International Airport - SEZ.
Port Launay, Mahé - SEYCHELLES
Approximately 10 hours
+ 3 hours in winter/ + 2 hours in summer
Equatorial, monsoon climate with temperatures from 28 to 32°C
No visa required
No required vaccinations
The Seychelles rupee (SCR)
Seychelles Creole, English, French
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+33 1 75 43 70 26 *Our reservation department is always happy to assist you via phone or via email. We are open Monday to Friday 9am to 18pm (GMT +1).