"Amazing hotel, private beach, very friendly staff"
We stayed here for a week and had the most amazing time. The hotel itself is beautifully designed, real 5 star luxury. Located in a secluded part, it has its own private beach, with direct access from our room.
The staff is extremely helpful, especially the gym instructor who gives personal lessons on request, and the babysitters at the kids club who took care of our boys each morning.
The hotel has several cuisine options, which made things easier because we didn't leave the resort to go out and eat for 7 days.
We had an absolutely wonderful time in the Seychelles (Aug/Sept 2014) staying in the Constance Ephelia in a family villa. From the accomodation to the staff to the facilities to even having golf style buggies to transport you around the resort - they thought of everything and achieved even more. A special mention has to go to our personal guide Marie-Agnes who was always on hand to guide, book and offer advise. Thanks to her we really had to do nothing except sit back and relax! All I can say is as a family resort this was exceptional and I could not recommend it more to anyone planning to visit these beautiful islands. More than a 7 star experience - Well done Constance Ephelia!
We have stayed in 80% of the hotels in the Seychelles, as we live and work here most of the year. Our experience in the Four Seasons was the best yet! This started from the moment we were greeted at the entrance and continued until the moment we left. All the staff were eager to help, they seemed to know who we were and we were greeted warmly and friendly by all your staff. Nothing was too much trouble and the staff were really attentive which gave us the opportunity to relax and enjoy the beautiful beach, spa and spacious villa. The food especially at Zez sushi bar is by far the best on the island.
Chris from Dubai
The Four Seasons Resort sits on a tropical hillside overlooking the beautiful white sand of petite anse - the resorts private …More
Our stay at the Savoy was an incredible experience from start to finish. Everyone we encountered was helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, & incredibly competent. We arrived earlier than expected & were easily & cheerfully accommodated with an early check in. Unexpectedly we were given a lovely upgraded room with a western facing extended balcony where we watched the sun set each evening. Isabelle, who checked us in, was our hero all weekend long. We were just sad we didn't see her after our check in to thank her once again.The men working at the concierge desk were very helpful & gave very accurate advice when we asked about hiking & snorkeling on our own. We used the outdoor facilities at the Spa as well as a free group yoga class, both of which we enjoyed very much. The hotel sits right on the beach, at what is (in our opinion) the nicest spot along the beach, is located within very close easy walking distance to 3 great restaurants - the Marek, Le Plage, & The Boathouse. There are beautiful, fun, funky places to sit throughout the hotel grounds where guests can sit & read books borrowed from the well stocked hotel library. I loved finding sparking wine, cheeses, salmon, nuts & fresh fruit at the breakfast buffet & we loved that we were able to order fantastic lattes to go with it at no extra charge. Our trip to the Seychelles was given as a gift. We wondered before arrival if we'd picked the right hotel for this once in a lifetime experience.Once we arrived we had no doubt.
The hotel staff (for that matter, all the people of the Seychelles) were really genuinely friendly and helpful. Eden Island was an easy 10 minute taxi from the aiport.
Our Appartment was overlooking the marina on one side, and on the other was to the gardens (behind which was the beach - 60 second walk). Facilities within the appt were excellent, and with a number of restaurants at Eden Plaza (as well as a small supermarket), had everything you needed to either eat out, cook in, make a few sandwiches for your hike around the island, prepare a picnic for that secluded beach elsewhere on the island, or do a bbq. Electric buggies (golf carts) are provided to get to and from the villas/appts to the plaza or go to another beach on the island. Easy to hire a car for the day (and drop off at the airport on departure)
There was no WiFi at present at the appt, but the Havana Cafe (Eden Plaza) do free wifi if you buy something. They also have a live band playing on Wed evenings which is particularly good (their guitarist is superb).
Downsides: (i) still some construction going on, but not that noisy - usually between 9am to 2pm. (ii) On the flight path to the airport, but with only a few flights landing per day (most taking off towards the sea), it's not exactly Heathrow Airport.
Would we come back: Yes definitely.
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