Hotel L'Archipel offers guests seclusion and tranquillity paired with traditional Creole hospitality and charm. The family run boutique hotel is located on the east coast of Praslin and is nestled in colourful tropical gardens with winding pathways leading down to a white sand beach. An informal and intimate atmosphere means the property is a popular choice for honeymooners and couples looking to enjoy the relaxed pace of Seychellois island life.
Accommodation at L’Archipel is set in two storey buildings nestled into the hillside and amongst the tropical gardens. Rooms and suites are comfortable and contemporary and all offer ocean views, whilst some are just a few steps from the beach. Larger suites are also available, along with interconnecting room options that would suit families.
Hotel L’Archipel offers guests a choice of two restaurants. Both are found in the hotel’s main building, with La Gigolette offering a relaxed beachfront setting, whilst La Fuille d’Or has a more formal ambience, with specialities including seafood and Creole dishes. There are also several dining options in two nearby villages and the concierge will be happy to assist with making reservations and arranging taxis.
Guests at Hotel L’Archipel can spend the day relaxing by the infinity pool, which is located on the top floor of the main building and overlooks the beach. The hotel is also an ideal base for exploring the natural beauty of Praslin, with plenty of stunning beaches and hiking and nature trails within easy reach. Although Hotel L’Archipel does not have a spa, a selection of spa services and in-room treatments can be arranged.
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Hotel L'Archipel is a charming property offering a warm welcome and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The staff go above and beyond to ensure that guests are well looked after and are more than happy to assist with making restaurant reservations, booking excursions, or anything else you might need during your stay.
Children: Children are welcome at Hotel L'Archipel but there are no kids club facilities. Babysitting is available upon request.
Location: Hotel L'Archipel is in the northeast corner of Praslin Island.
Transfers: The hotel is a 20-minute flight plus 12km drive or a 60-minute ferry crossing and 3km drive from Mahé International Airport.
Facilities and Activities: Hotel facilities include doctor on call, laundry service, safety deposit box, free Wi-Fi, currency exchange, infinity pool, billiard room, souvenir shop, dive centre, massage, and spa treatments on request and 24-hour reception. Activities include single and double canoe, snorkelling and stand up paddleboarding are included in your stay, with an onsite dive centre, deep sea fishing, bottom fishing and excursions available for an addition fee.
Dining: There are two restaurants at the hotel. La Gigolette, located right on the beach serving delicious international and Creole dishes. Buffet breakfast is served al fresco and a la carte lunch and dinners. La Feuille D'or is located on the first floor next to the main bar and offers breath-taking panoramic views. Theme nights with musical entertainment, two buffets including Friday nights Creole night and the opportunity for private dining experiences can be arranged prior to arrival.
Accommodation: Room features include veranda or balcony, ensuite bathrooms, seating area, air conditioning, flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi, room service 7.30 - 22.00, in-room safe, hair dryer, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities.
Superior Room: These rooms are luxurious tropical cocoons located on the ground floor of the Colonial main building. Equipped with all essential amenities, a large seating area as well as an ensuite bathroom with a shower, the rooms also enjoy views of the ocean and garden. Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child. 645 sq ft.
Deluxe Room: The Deluxe Rooms are spacious, intimate, and ideally suited to honeymooners, senior guests, or couples looking for a secluded and tranquil space to relax after a day at the beach. Scattered on the hillside, garden, and just a few steps away from the beach, they all offer breath-taking views of the sea and lush tropical landscape. The bathroom is equipped with both a shower and a bathtub. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults. 645 sq ft.
Senior Suite: The Senior Suites offer guests the utmost comfort and luxury. Each suite is fitted with a plush king-size bed, walk-in wardrobe, seating area, and bathroom with a separate bathtub and shower. Two of which are interconnecting making them ideal for families or groups wanting to share their holiday experience in close proximity. Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child. 700 sq ft.
Family Suite: The Family Suites are extremely spacious with a separate lounge and veranda, walk-in wardrobe and two ensuite bathrooms with double showers providing the extra comfort and functionality needed for families travelling with children. Located on the top floor of the main building, each suite offers sweeping views of the hotel grounds and the bay. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults + 3 children or 3 adults + 1 child. 1290 sq ft.