North Island, Seychelles
The North Island Resort is located, as the name suggests, on North Island in the Seychelles. The grounds of the ultra deluxe resort consist of the entire island, on which there is no further infrastructure besides the resort; not even paved roads or shops. The 11 luxurious villas located on this tropical oasis will live up to even the most discerning of Seychelles holidaymakers. North Island belongs to the very few privately lead luxury resorts of the Seychelles. North Island is a sanctuary where natural habitats, long neglected, have been rehabilitated so that endangered Seychelles fauna and flora could be reintroduced and given a place to grow and thrive. This small paradise island is about 40 kilometers or a 15 minutes helicopter ride northwest of the main island Mahé. North Island is perfect for those seeking a secluded sanctuary or even for families and larger groups wanting to make a united escape. The hotel offers full board, all meals are include the rates.
Facilities & Activities:
Recreational possibilities include: Extensive walks at the beach or through abundant vegetation of the island, bicycle rental, snorkeling, wind surfing, deep sea fishing, kayaking as well as a completely equipped, climate-controlled fitness center in the newly built spa that offers various wellness treatments. North Island’s Dive Centre offers full PADI tuition and certification. Sea-kayaks and long-boards are also available to explore the calm waters around the Island, and for adrenaline junkies, kite-surfing is also on offer. The Spa on North Island is a holistic journey of visual and textural contrasts, arousing the senses, rejuvenating the mind, body and soul. The North Island boutique is the perfect place to shop for stylish accessories. The Island Piazza is the focal point of North Island where you find the bar and dining area.
North Island’s 11 handcrafted villas, spread out along the main beach of the Ile Du Nord eco-reserve in the Seychelles. Each villa have a basic property of minimum 450 sqm in size and was constructed by local craftsmen, who used wood, natural stone, glass, and reeds as the principal building materials. This extensive use of natural materials has ensured a relaxing atmosphere and a refreshing island breeze for each villa. Villas 1-10 are situated in a discrete row of trees overlooking the island’s beautiful beach. The ultra-exclusive Villa 11 is located in a small takamaka tree forest on a slight elevation above the beach. Each of the 11 villas on North Island offer their guests unique design and stylistic features, truly embracing the concept of barefoot luxury. All of the villas are spacious with a sundeck of more than 200 sqm in size, and comes equipped with a private pool, outdoor showers, daybed sala, living area, bedroom. Safety box, aircondition, coffee & tea facilities, satellite TV, DVD-/CD player, projector home cinema, and complimentary WiFi internet access are available in each villa. Finally, 10 of 11 villas are ideally-located, right on the beautiful beach. Each villa is equipped with a golf cart and mountain bikes for traveling around the island. And the villa butler will arrange whatever you want, whenever you want.
The main restaurant is designed in an open style and located directly at the beach, offering cuisine of various cultural influences that together symbolize the flair of the Creole cuisine.
Daily menus are designed according to the latest Island harvest with special consideration being given to your favourites along with any dietary requirements you may have. The West Beach Bar serves up fresh hot pizza, salads and tapas-style barbecue snacks, all perfect for sharing as you watch the sunset, lingering over a cocktail and relaxed music. In addition, the lounge and the bar invite to small snacks and beverages or cool drinks with the gentle sounds of the ocean setting the scene for a romantic evening. .
Hotel Rating: ******
Hotel Address: North Island, Seychelles, Indian Ocean
Our Opinion: It’s genuinely like having your own private island, shared with just a handful of other people you’ll rarely see. The North Island is one of the world’s most honeymoony hotels.