Indian Ocean Island Hotels

Le Duc de Praslin Hotel

Le Duc de Praslin Hotel is the Jewel of Cote d'Or, this out of this world location combines world-class facilities and amenities as one of Praslin best-kept secrets. The turquoise Seychelles sea lapping the beautiful white sand of Cote D’Or Beach is your daily playground, just a few steps away from your luxurious retreat amidst lush tropical gardens.

Your ideal dream holiday becomes a reality with the broadest choice of luxury accommodation and exquisite dining options. Le Duc de Praslin offers the vacation of a lifetime with genuine Seychellois hospitality and exceptional value. Extensive improvements and new additions to its facilities have won Le Duc de Praslin many awards to position it amongst the best hotels in Seychelles.

Le Duc de Praslin Accommodation

State-of-the-art rooms around the main building that houses the reception and main restaurant, where water meanders through fishponds and lush tropical gardens and a profusion of flowers to create a ‘Zen’ atmosphere.

Le Duc de Praslin offers 35 spacious en-suite rooms and two Unique Luxury Hill Villas of 3 and 4 Bedrooms with Private Pool and magnificent views. The varieties of rooms cater to all clientele ranging from standard to superior rooms, honeymoon suites; they are all designed to take in the splendour of the exotic gardens and offer total privacy and discretion.

Extra large rooms offering one bedroom or two bedroom options with large terraces cater for the families and offering perhaps the best and most enticing family packages. Spaciousness and top-notch amenities are the norms when it comes to the layout of the rooms, and the décor is a real showcase of elegant tropical island living.

Le Duc de Praslin Hillside Villa & Maison

Magnificent views with a touch of elegance. The newest additions to Le Duc’s product range are two luxury villas perched on the cliff overlooking the superb beach of Cote d'Or. The villas offer the ultimate in comfort and provide families and friends with the opportunity to enjoy a different type of private accommodation while still enjoying the legendary service and hospitality of the hotel.

The Hillside Villa with its private pool is the perfect hideaway for those seeking a private home away from home. It offers four bedrooms with their en-suite bathrooms, large veranda, two fully equipped kitchens and large outdoor terrace. The Hillside Maison, with its three bedrooms, lounge, dining and kitchen. Both villas boast modern facilities, flat screen TV, Free Wifi access, and decorated with a contemporary feel. Comfort and space with stunning views all around give these villas their signature status.

Cafe des Arts Restaurant

The ultimate in fine dining. Set right on the beach, the Café des Arts Restaurant has earned its reputation as the best restaurant in Seychelles by creating outstanding mouth-watering dishes served in the most unusual setting.

Seafood and epicurean dishes are the main attractions, making the restaurant the address not to miss. The art is in the attention to detail, fresh ingredients with gracious service and a touch of class.

A full renovation has transformed the Café des Arts into an exquisite, romantic venue offering dining options adapted to every client’s wish. By day, it is a sophisticated yet relaxed beach dining experience, and by night the whole atmosphere transforms into a chic and elegant, high-class restaurant with a sumptuous décor. Café des Arts are synonymous with gastronomy at its finest.

Le Dauphin Restaurant

Variety to suit all palates. “Le Dauphin" is the hotel’s main restaurant located in the heart of the hotel complex. The restaurant is surrounded by water, amidst a profusion of flowers and plants, the restaurant and bar serve themed buffets and A la Carte options in the evenings and a scrumptious buffet breakfast in an elegant tropical décor.

The themed buffets propose a fusion of dishes from the local Creole delicacies to the classic international fare with an exotic twist. Every single day of the week provides a mouth-watering surprise! The dining quality afforded to our guests is unmatched variety, authenticity, choice and above all affordability. With its cosy bar, unobtrusive, friendly service and discrete, ‘Le Dauphin’ is the best in-house dining experience.

Chill Out Tapas Lounge Bar

Entertainment & relaxation redefine. Our “Chill Out” Tapas Lounge Bar with perhaps the most magnificent views of Cote D’Or Beach is the place to enjoy a lighter evening dining option over a few drinks with friends and family. The perfect place to relax, chill and be entertained, this outlet offers a broad range of beers, wines, cocktails and tapas for a unique experience in socialising.

The sophisticated décor and pastel colours are soothing to the senses. Stylish, swanky and trendy, the surroundings blend in to create a cosmopolitan and erudite feel - conducive to a warm tropical ambience ideal for refined mingling. Clients can opt for full butler service with chef providing home cooking or for the other dining outlets of ‘Le Dauphin’ and ‘Café des Arts’.

Rejuvenating treatments for the body, mind & soul. Our Spa des Arts provide treatment menus that will soothe all your anxieties and worries, lulling you into a world of homeostatic balance. Pamper yourself using 100% natural Ayurveda herbs and oils such as lemongrass. Allay the mind with one of our treatments and leave the spa in a state of rejuvenation.

Mineral Magna Pools

Catering for your wellbeing, Le Duc De Praslin has three different Magna Pools designed to provide natural and superior quality water from natural ocean minerals to cater for the ultimate welfare of its clients. The prime focus is on health, beauty and environment, the most ecological and best-swimming pool filtration system worldwide.


The world famous tourism heritage site, the Vallée de Mai, home of the coco de mere and the unique black parrot, and also the Anse Lazio beach considered to be one of the best in the world, are within 4kms from Le Duc de Praslin. From the hotel, one can arrange excursions by boat that leave from the beach to the Bird nature reserve island of Cousin and Aride, snorkelling island of St Pierre, and giant tortoise island of Curieuse and other surrounding islands. Excursions leave directly from the beach and include guided tours and sumptuous Barbeque.

Be adventurous and book a half day Fishing with renown fisherman and catch some of the most fantastic fish the Indian ocean has to offer, and best of all bring it home, and we will prepare it as you have never tasted before. Within walking distance from the Le Duc de Praslin are two good diving centres. One can also find taxi boats, restaurants, casinos, and shops.
Car and bicycle hire near the hotel.

Le Duc de Praslin Weddings

Turquoise waters of the famous Cote d’Or beach, powdery white sand, a flower decorated palm arch in the shade of swaying coconut trees, can be the backdrop for your perfect romantic wedding. Le Duc De Praslin presents an exclusive wedding package to make the most special day of your lives unique and memorable.

A candlelit dinner on the beach or in the elegant, Beachside Cafe des Arts Restaurant...flower petals scattered in your romantic honeymoon suite, relax under the stars in your private garden and shower... Let Indian Ocean make your dreams come true.

Personal Service

We can help you confidently plan your dream Seychelles Wedding. Our competent team will tailor our range of services to your requirements, arrange the location, a dinner for 2 or a reception for much more, and ensure that the legal details fully comply with the law, so you don't have to worry about a thing. Just enjoy that perfect day in paradise.

Your Guests

We can help you with accommodation for any family members and friends that may be joining you for your wedding, in our range of family suites and villas.

Later this year they will be adding three exclusive self-contained luxury villas to their property. Anyone of these will be ideal for a group of family or friends to stay in to celebrate your wedding. Please enquire now about these possibilities. Please book early so that your guests get the pick of the options.


The choice is yours. You can choose anywhere on the resort. The most favourite spot, however, is the Cote d’Or beach.

Seychelles Wedding List

Our Concierge Service can offer suggestions for your wedding list, so your guests can add an extra dimension to your honeymoon in paradise, from flowers at your bedside to luxurious Spa Treatment, an unforgettable Beachside Candle Dinner or Champagne Sundowners or even an exciting Helicopter Transfer.

A briefing will be held at the hotel with the wedding coordinator. Options will be discussed with your big day and advice, where necessary given. When you choose your wedding clothes, remembering that it is hot and humid on Praslin.

The local flower, Frangipani is used for the Wedding Day, other flowers are available in season, such as orchids, anthuriums, heliconias, bougainvillaea. So our team is ready and waiting to help make your Seychelles wedding a fantastic memory forever.

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