Indian Ocean Island Hotels

Desroches Resort is an island of unrivalled privacy set on a real castaway location 50 degrees south of the equator with 14km of immaculate white sand beaches. Unique as a game fishing and dive destination the accommodation offers privacy and access to fauna and flora that has remained untouched since its discovery in the 1500s.

Situated 230km South-West of Mahe´ Seychelles. Daily scheduled flights of approximately 40 minutes or a private charter flight link the resort island to the international airport. 

Our ground staff at Indian-Ocean-Island.com in Seychelles will gladly offer you various options based on timing and budget and will meet you at Mahe International airport to go over your transit arrangements. Private lounges or mini tours are available when transit flights require a short delay or transit accommodation with our various affiliate hotels on Mahe can be arranged.

Weather 

Desroches Island is fortunate to be situated outside of the cyclone belt. The climate is healthy, with predictable and constant weather patterns.

The hottest months March and April with the south-east trade winds blowing from May to October. Here temperatures are slightly lower and the atmosphere somewhat less humid. The warmest and wettest months are during the north-west monsoon from December to March where the humidity can averaging around 65%.

Why Desroches

Tropical, unspoilt jungle coupled with some of the most vibrant sunken treasures and a new level of luxury, privacy and isolation make this an actual garden of Eden and a rare find. Best explored by bicycle, the resorts fauna and flora are pristine and offer the visitor a glimpse of real island life untouched since the turn of the century.

The diving is some of the region's best, with swim through caves, underwater labyrinths and an abundance of corals, reef and pelagic fish. Angling on the private flats, outer beaches of Desroches itself and offshore on St. Joseph Atoll and Poivre Atoll are simply unrivalled. The island is part of the Amirantes Archipelago and with only one resort offers the visitor privacy and freedom to experience a truly unique family or a romantic getaway with something for all age and a spa that is as highly regarded as the marine and forest treasures. 

Beachside luxury in paradise

6km long and 1,5km wide the one resort islands accommodation offers a diverse cross-section of luxury dwellings which offer luxury and privacy that slip into the natural vegetation and give guests access the warm Indian Ocean. The interiors use mostly wood finishes and have created a piece of paradise that has become home away from home to a varied international clientele.

Beach Suites

Tastefully furnished all suites are equipped with air-conditioning, king size and twin beds and a lounge area. The well laid out bathrooms both have double basins, a separate toilet and bidet, an outdoor shower and a covered open-air bath, a private deck, mini-bar, DVD player and a mini bar.

Features:

  • Beach Suite (king size & twin beds) 
  • A short walk from the hub
  • Maximum occupancy of 2 adults & 1 child
  • Glass fronted with private deck
  • Satellite television & DVD player
  • Air-conditioned
  • Mini Bar
  • Outdoor bath and showers
  • Bidet 
  • Lounge area
  • Hairdryer and shaver outlet
  • Electronic safe
  • Two bicycles per suite
  • Private Tropical Garden

Luxury Beach Suite:

Meters from your white sand palm lined beach and tucked into the pristine tropical forest; these one bedroom luxury suites are their romantic options for couples or newlyweds looking for intimacy and privacy. Equipped with a deck, living area and plunge pool, these units have been reserved for adult visitors only. 

Your well-appointed bedroom spills over onto your private deck and outdoor shower which are all enclosed by the lush island vegetation. 

Features:

  • Luxury Beach Suite (125 m² En-suite bedrooms)
  • Private deck with a plunge pool
  • Maximum occupancy of 2 adults – children free zone 
  • Open-air bathroom with indoor & outdoor showers, bath and bidet
  • Mini Bar
  • WiFi Connection
  • Air-conditioned bedroom 
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Private dining available on the Retreat deck
  • Satellite Television, DVD player and iPod connection 
  • Electronic safe 
  • Hairdryer and shaver outlet 
  • A double Kayak and two Bicycles

Three Bedroom Beach Villa 

Surrounded by dense tropical vegetation, The Three Bedroom Beach Villas are situated on the stunning Madam Zabre Beach. With individually styled interiors the villa’s are at the height of contemporary chic offering guests a new level of luxury in a rustic and unspoilt island setting. With a modern kitchen, entertainment area, infinity swimming pool mixed with unique furniture the overall experience is to create an exclusive home away from home.

Behind the large wooden deck, the two master sea-facing bedrooms have spacious bathrooms as well as indoor and outdoor showers. With its private entrance, the non-sea-facing bedroom has two adult bunk beds and an indoor bath.

By arrangement, a full-time butler will tend to your every need, and on request, a personal chef can be arranged to complete the ultimate 5-star villa island retreat experience. Maximum occupancy can either be six adults or 4 adults + 2 children

Features:

  • Three Bedroom Villas 528 m²
  • Two sea-facing bedrooms
  • One on sea-facing bedroom
  • Maximum occupancy of 6 adults
  • The bathrooms are equipped with a bath plus indoor showers. 
  • Air-conditioned bedrooms 
  • Private infinity swimming pool 
  • Lounge
  • WiFi Connection
  • Dining Room
  • Chill-Out Space
  • Equipped modern culinary kitchen 
  • Mini Bar
  • Satellite Television, DVD player, iPod connection 
  • Electronic safe 
  • Hairdryer and shaver outlet 
  • Two Kayaks and bicycles for the whole family 
  • Personal Butler can be arranged at an additional cost

Four Bedroom Beach Villa

Situated on the north-west facing beaches of the island the expansive Four Bedroom Beach Villa offers exclusivity for families or multiple couples looking for their remote piece of secluded island paradise.

Voted as the most beautiful beach villas in Seychelles the layout includes an expansive central living and entertainment area, a rim flow swimming pool and a well-equipped modern kitchen. Luxurious and comfortable while being an island and rustic the architecture compliments the surroundings perfectly and offers views of the idyllic expanse of the Indian Ocean.

The air-conditioned en-suite bedrooms all have their tropical garden leading onto a palm-fringed coral sand beach and tranquil lagoon. All are equipped with private outdoor showers and deck with three of the central entertainment area offering more privacy.
By arrangement, a full-time butler will tend to your every need, and on request, a personal chef can be arranged to complete the ultimate 5-star villa island retreat experience. Maximum occupancy can either be eight adults or 6 adults + 2 children

Features:

  • Four Bedroomed Beach Villas 440 m²
  • 3 x en-suite sea-facing bedrooms
  • 1 x en-suite non-sea-facing bedroom
  • Maximum Occupancy: 8 adults
  • The bathrooms are equipped with a bath and both indoor and outdoor showers (the smaller room only has indoor and outdoor showers)
  • Air-conditioned bedrooms
  • Flat screen Television
  • Private rim flows swimming pool
  • WiFi Connection
  • Entertainment and Dining areas
  • Equipped modern culinary kitchen 
  • Mini Bar
  • Lounge
  • Satellite Television, DVD player and iPod connection 
  • Electronic safe
  • Hairdryer and shaver outlet
  • Two kayaks and bicycles for the whole family

 Five Bedroom Beach Villa 

Five Bedroom Beach Villa makes for A 776 m² private piece of Indian Ocean Island paradise. With a rustic feel, unique furnishings, separate dining area, and entertainment area, chill out area, a large infinity swimming pool and two additional private plunge pools, this is island living with flair and opulence. This villa comprises 2 x Luxury Beach Suites + 1 x Three Bedroom Villa. This category is a combination of the two options laid out above and not one physical 5-Bedroom villa whereby all suites are under the same roof.

With a fully equipped Miele kitchen, the on request private butler will attend to your every need which can include a chef by arrangement. All bedrooms are furnished with plunge pools indoor and outdoor showers, spacious en-suite bathrooms with bath, modern appliances and a children’s bunk room with separate entrance.

Features:

  • Five Bedroom Beach Villa 776 m²
  • Four sea-facing bedrooms
  • One non-sea-facing bedroom
  • Maximum occupancy of 10 people
  • The bathrooms are equipped with a bath plus both indoor and outdoor showers (not sea-facing bathroom has an indoor shower only)
  • Air-conditioned bedrooms 
  • Large Private rim flows swimming pool 
  • Entertainment Room 
  • Dining Room
  • Chill-out Space
  • WiFi Connection
  • Equipped modern culinary kitchen
  • Nespresso machines in all master bedrooms
  • Mini Bar
  • Satellite Television, DVD player, iPod connection 
  • Electronic safe 
  • Hairdryer and shaver outlet 
  • Four Kayaks and bicycles for the whole family 
  • Personal Butler can be arranged at an additional cost

Madam Zabre Villa

This exclusive Island Luxury combined with a Private Seychelles "Spa angel" on request. Designed for pure relaxation and situated on Madam Zabre Beach, revitalisation is front of mind. Surrounded by the dense tropical vegetation, this is an authentic slice of tropical heaven.

Designed to revitalise Mind, Body and Soul the Madam Zabre Villa has three private swimming pools, a large central living and entertainment area, coupled with a modern, equipped Miele kitchen. The layout is placed to offer a choice of real privacy or open family living.

Three sea facing bedrooms are air-conditioned and fronted with glass. They are fitted with indoor and outdoor showers, as well as a secluded open-air bath.  A large wooden deck on the bedrooms spill out onto the pool. The Madam Zabre Villa comes with a private butler who will attend to your every need which can include a chef by arrangement.

Features:

  • Three Bedroom Villa 767 m² 
  • Maximum occupancy of 6 adults
  • The bathrooms are equipped with a bath plus both indoor and outdoor showers 
  • Air-conditioned bedrooms 
  • Three Private rims flow swimming pool 
  • Entertainment area
  • Dining Area 
  • Chill-out Space 
  • Miele equipped culinary kitchen
  • WiFi Connection
  • Mini Bar
  • Satellite Television, DVD player, iPod connection 
  • Electronic safe 
  • Hairdryer and shaver outlet 
  • Kayaks and bicycles

Diving 

With no less than 14 classified dive sites they include caves, swim-throughs, columns and the world-renowned drop-off. Dive courses are offered in English and French and the island is well known for its snorkelling reefs with guided tours to sites named “The Aquarium”, “Madam Zabre” and “Bombay Beach”.  

Angling 

Fly-fishing is a favourite in the lagoons for Bonefish and-and inner reefs offer up the right sport in preparation for a trip to the deep for sailfish on the more massive class tackle. Their gallery is a testament to a brilliant array of species that include: Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, Dogtooth Tuna, Dorado, Kingfish, Bluefin Trevally, Grouper and Jobfish. 

As a real treat take a day trip to the islands of Poivre and St Josephs as they are well known to some of the most untouched in the angling and fly fishing world. Please request more information on our specialist jigging and popping packages as well as spinning excursions around the islands on a flats skiff.

Spa Treatments

Inspired by nature and transcending pleasure the Desroches Island and their spa angels welcome you to free your mind, body and soul at their Escape Spa. Rustic in design with a delicate approach to blending seamlessly into the luxurious tropical paradise that surrounds the facility.

Escape Spa has simplicity and natural elements in mind, effortlessly fusing the relaxing island atmosphere with the elegant sophistication that symbolises, Desroches Island. Natural oils and expertly selected ingredients blended to create signature treatments unique to Desroches Island, as well as a massage philosophy that draws from ancient principles of oriental five element theory.

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