SEYCHELLES BEACH HOLIDAY - PRASLIN ISLAND
5-day Visit to Exotic Praslin Island
Traditionally associated with the most beautiful beaches on the planet and framed by timeless granite boulders, the Seychelles islands are at the top of the world’s list of romantic destinations. 5 hours from Johannesburg and 3 ½ hours from Nairobi, the Seychelles offer superb sailing, diving, snorkeling, excellent fishing, nature trails and of course, great beaches. Praslin is home to the World Heritage Site, Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve, so remarkable that it was once believed to be the original site of the Garden of Eden. This hauntingly beautiful primeval forest is home to some 6,000 Coco-de-mer trees. Praslin lies 27 miles north-east of Mahe, 15 minutes by plane. Round trip inter-island flights from Mahe to Praslin are included.

DAY 1 – PRASLIN:
Upon your international arrival in Mahe, transfer to a short flight to Praslin Island. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to Le Duc De Praslin or Constance Lémuria.

Deluxe Option: Le Duc is ideally situated next to the famous Cote d'Or Beach with crystal clear waters. Set in a beautiful tropical and orchid garden, Le Duc de Praslin consists of 23 newly renovated rooms. Le Duc will now boast two fine restaurants, including a restaurant right on the beach, a small beach spa to cater for a variety of relaxing massages, a swimming pool with an attached Jacuzzi, a lounge with a library and internet connection. Within walking distance from the Le Duc are two good diving centers. One can also find taxi boats, restaurants, casinos, and shops. Bicycle, car hire and excursions can be easily arranged from the hotel.

Luxury Option: Constance Lémuria is nestled on the northwest shore of the idyllic island of Praslin. The 5* Lemuria has been crafted into the hillside amidst dense vegetation and overlooks the beaches of Kerlan and Anse Georgette. Accommodations range from the elegant, secluded suites with ocean views to the regal villas, all thoughtfully designed using only natural materials such as wood, marble, limestone and pink granite, to complement their stunning environment. The resort has an 18-hole championship golf course, offering a design approach in harmony with the preserved natural beauty of its surroundings. The resort provides an ambiance of total tranquility, refined elegance, and the highest standards of luxury and comfort.


DAYS 2, 3, & 4 – PRASLIN: Spend two more days relaxing on the beach and enjoying the activities. Overnight Le Duc de Praslin or Constance Lémuria. (B)

DAY 5 – DEPART:
After breakfast, you’ll transfer to the Praslin airport for your short flight to Mahe. (B)

Duration
5 days

2014 Departures

Anytime
Subject to flight schedules

Accommodations
Deluxe or luxury beach hotel

Fitness Rating
Easy

Activities

Swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, other water sports

2014 Land-only price*
Deluxe: Le Duc
From $2,075 per person

Luxury: Constance Lémuria
From $3,667 per person

Sample airfare

Johannesburg or Nairobi -Mahe: $830 roundtrip

*All pricing is per person based on double occupancy-standard accommodations. Changes to the itinerary and price may apply. Price includes all accommodations, meals, transfers, activities, internal flights as indicated; and a $25 donation to a worthy African charity. Price excludes int’l flights, visas, tips, compulsory medical insurance, travel insurance, inoculations, and anything not specified above. We accept Visa, Master Card, Discover and AMEX. No refunds-see terms & conditions for details.

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