Seychelles

Banyan Tree

Be charmed into this exquisite slice of coastal life, where lush palms and tropical forests bloom and glorious beach abound. Enjoy the untouched and unspoiled beauty of Seychelles.
With spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and native Takamaka trees, luxury resort, Banyan Tree Seychelles is nestled in Intendance Bay, a destination marked for bliss. Take a walk along the beguiling Intendance Bay or soak up archipelago charm within your Creole-style villa.


Nestled on the hillside surrounded swaying palm trees and  lush tropical forest The Banyan Tree & Spa Seychelles is located on the south western coast of the Island of Mahe beside the stunning Anse Intendance beach. The transfer time from Mahé International Airport is approx. 30 minutes drive and approx. 45 minutes from Victoria.

Ocean View Pool Villa
A bird's eye view of both windswept ocean and wild hill terrain in full natural glory entwine to bring you where only utter peace, rest and gentle tranquillity may follow. Slip into a sky-suspended pool adjoining a comfortable terrace lounge or rest in the pool's loveseat for couples.

Surrounded with lush palm fronds and the canopy of sheltering rainforest, this villa in Seychelles also presents you with a his-and-hers vanity counter, an indoor sunken bathtub, pavilion with living and dining quarters and a very comfortable king-sized bed.

Intendance Bay View Pool Villa
A spacious living terrace with a private patio, a glorious sapphire personal pool and chic architecture which evokes imagery of warm sunny days and tropical beachfront living, lift you into a surreal wonderland. Set on a bed of rocks, this pool villa also comes with an indoor sunken bathtub, deluxe shower and a pool deck complete with pristine sun loungers, rounds off your In-Villa experience.

Beachfront Pool Villa
An expansive verandah patio ushering in cool sea breeze and warm sunny light, private steam room, outdoor jetpool and personal swimming pool take you to the pinnacle of plush beachfront living.

Resting at the foot of Intendance Bay herself, this exclusive villa is surrounded with fresh tropical greenery, a designated sundeck complete with sun loungers and a pool terrace as well as private patio where you can enjoy long, drowsy afternoons with excellent tea while feeling time lazily whir by.

Sanctuary Ocean View Pool Villa
An infinity pool overlooking every glorious inch of jade-green waters and forest-thickened hills, a spacious terrace from where you can absorb the staggering beauty of the ocean-kissed horizon and surreal skyscape. The villa's charm lies also in its uneven split-level design, with bedroom and living areas set on a different level from living pavilion and personal pool; each level is safely and seamlessly connected via walkways and stairs to allow you ample enjoyment of movement while taking the ocean breeze.

Two-Bedroom Double Pool Villa
A stunning expanse of 826 square metres, two private pools, two al fresco dining areas, two capacious master bedrooms and private jetpool lie at the gateway to the Indian Ocean, welcomes you and your loved ones to glorious bliss. A seamless stretch of terrace links each element of this Double Pool Villa and also features a sundeck with pristine loungers.

An In-Villa host, daily turn-down gift, complimentary In-Villa afternoon tea or pre-dinner cocktails, 90-minute massage for one guest, an Intimate Moments experience for two and daily In-Villa breakfast for four complete the magic that Banyan Tree Seychelle's Two-Bedroom Double Pool Villa exudes.

Royal Banyan Ocean View Pool Villa - 1 Bedroom
Your very own private cove and an expansive pool offering views of sweeping tropical trees and sun-kissed ocean waves only mark the beginning to an abode worthy of any dignitary. The story continues through a free-form infinity pool flowing over granite boulders, an outdoor jetpool and steamroom and a second private pool. CHECK AVAILABILITY

Botanical Garden Visit
The botanical garden was established in 1901 by Queen Victoria. It features a collection of native palms, endemic plant species, a tortoise park and a shorrrainforest walk. More than 100 years old, the garden is found in the heart of Victoria.

Originally planted to experiment with growing crop species during the colonial era, the garden's purpose has since undergone metamorphosis and is a present-day park open to the public. See local bird species at play here, from the Seychelles Bulbul to the Seychelles Blue Pigeon. The garden is also home to the Coco De Mer, a world-renowned palm tree and Aldabran Giant Tortoises, one of the Seychelles Archipelago's 115 variant islands.

Victoria City
A 45-minute drive from Banyan Tree Seychelles, Victoria is Mahe's largest settlement and the capital of the Republic of Seychelles. A third of all Seychellois reside in Victoria – a population of 23,300. With local shops and Eden Plaza, couples will enjoy the experience of winding through a postcard-perfect town.

Rum Shack and Organic Farm Tour
Taste Seychellian rum while delighting in flaky forkfuls of freshly barbecued fish at the Rum Shack on Intendance Bay. Visit the organic farm garden that supplies Banyan Tree Seychelles with almost three quarters of its fresh ingredients, and engage in an interactive cooking experience that will introduce you to Seychellois gastronomy.

Market Street
An array of food and crafts can be found at the market in Victoria. Couples strolling through hand in hand will see fishermen haul their catch to market, stalls offering fragrant spices and citronella, sellers purveying tea and local delicacies and a beautiful collection of local crafts. The locals fashion crafted items from the ubiquitous island coconut, and also make jewellery and silk paintings by hand.

Turtle Nesting At Anse Intendance
Banyan Tree Seychelles is a homing zone for turtles to lay eggs each year. Turtle season begins in October and ends in February, when the last nest hatches and the final baby turtle crawls to the sea safely to find life in the ocean.

Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception
This French-colonial-style Roman Catholic church was built in 1874 and is located in Victoria. It is the centre of religious life for many Seychellois and features a small garden with a graceful statue of the Virgin Mary.

Day Tour To Praslin And La Dique
With its languid ways, time-honoured traditions and carefree lifestyle, La Digue is a scenic island where you can enjoy a refreshing coconut drink before experiencing plantation life firsthand at L'Union Estate. Swim in the waters of the world-famous Anse Source D'Argent, before feasting on a Creole lunch at La Domaine. Visit the neighbouring island of Praslin and embark on a guided tour to the enigmatic Vallée de Mai, where the legendary Coco-de-Mer grows in the shadow of a hidden valley. The site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is believed to be the legendary Garden of Eden.

Fishing
The island is a spiritual harbour for international sporting and recreational fisherman, who return each year to break fishing records. Numerous records have been set within the teeming archipelago; world records for Striped Bonito, Bonefish, Giant Guitarfish, Bigeye Trevally, Bluefin Trevally, Giant Trevally, Moustache Grouper, Humphead Maori Wrasse and Dogtooth Tuna are just some of them.

With some of the world's ripest fishing waters, Seychelles has an abundance of Wahoo, Sailfish, Dorado, Tuna, Rainbow Runner and Marlin, making it a big-game fishing arena for both seasoned and novice fishermen. Nestled in the heart of the Intendance Bay, Banyan Tree Seychelles provides excellent fishing grounds for guests.

Eden Plaza
The exclusive Eden Island development is located just off Mahé and is home to a finite number of luxurious villas, sophisticated maisons and stylish apartments. The development also boasts a full-service, deep-water marina with private moorings for each residence in the resort. In addition to exceptional accommodation, Eden Island is also well equipped with secluded beaches, restaurants, bars, swimming pools, a gymnasium, child-friendly play areas and a world-class shopping centre.

Banyan Tree Spa
Like its sacred floral namesake, the Banyan Tree luxury spa in Seychelles offers guests a Sanctuary for the Senses – a place for physical, mental and spiritual renewal. To achieve this, the Spa focuses on a non-clinical and holistic approach based on traditional Eastern healing therapies. Its approach celebrates the human touch and the use of natural herbs and spices.

Banyan Tree Spa pioneered the Tropical Garden Spa concept with its Eastern therapies and holistic focus on spiritual, mental and physical harmony. As Asia's first upmarket oriental spa, it reintroduced an exotic blend of ancient health and beauty practices reverently passed down as generational heirlooms.

A casually upbeat setting channeling an easy African vibe with island magic makes the perfect idyll for dining on international offerings while watching the ocean shimmer and glitter under the brilliant sun. With full buffet breakfasts in the morning, light snacks, salads, sandwiches and meals for lunch and an amazing menu of international dishes for dinner, Au Jardin d'Epices provides glamorous views of stunning royal-blue ocean with the moving beauty of the Intendance.

CHEZ LAMAR
An irresistible menu of Creole delights complements the classic setting of colonial house complete with an al fresco wooden verandah surrounded by verdant greenery and the melody of tumbling ocean waters.

Admire the splendour of Seychelles' wetlands while partaking of authentic Creole food, a unique cuisine touched with the eclectic tinge of West-European, African, Caribbean and native Indian creates a rainbow of sensational flavours.

AU JARDIN D'EPICES
A casually upbeat setting channeling an easy African vibe with island magic makes the perfect idyll for dining on international offerings while watching the ocean shimmer and glitter under the brilliant sun.

With full buffet breakfasts in the morning, light snacks, salads, sandwiches and meals for lunch and an amazing menu of international dishes for dinner, Au Jardin d'Epices provides glamorous views of stunning royal-blue ocean with the moving beauty of the Intendance.