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Review: Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island


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Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island is the only resort on the remote tropical island of Desroches in the Seychelles.


On the outer edge of the Indian Ocean’s archipelago, Desroches Island is located among the Amirantes Islands, a 35-minute flight southwest of Mahé, the capital and largest island in the Seychelles. The island is a remote and tranquil oasis just five degrees south of the equator, boasting 14 kilometers of pristine white-sand beaches, lush coconut groves, crystal clear waters, and vibrant coral reefs.

Style & Character

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island is the only resort on this captivating coral island in the middle of the Indian Ocean, where the beaches belong to no one and everyone at the same time. Their rustic villas and suites are intimate retreats and will make you feel like a castaway who has struck gold.

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island, features just 40 exclusive beach suites and 11 private residence villas, making this one of the smallest properties in the Four Seasons portfolio. With direct access to unspoiled beaches and the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, the resort’s suites also offer private plunge pools, tropical gardens, and luxurious outdoor living spaces.


Perfect for couples seeking additional space for privacy and relaxation, all Villas include a combined living room and bedroom and open onto spacious terraces with a 19 m² pool overlooking lush private gardens.

The hotel’s suites are conveniently located next to the Discovery Centre and close to the Resort’s restaurants and amenities. Suites are ideal for families with young children or adults traveling together, featuring private terraces, pools, and direct beach access.

Service & Facilities

Theres a six-suite spa offering locally-inspired treatments and wellness classes for guests looking to relax and rejuvenate in the island’s untouched tranquillity.

The glass-like waters of the Indian Ocean and surrounding reefs also make for world-class diving, fishing, snorkeling, and water sports, while the inland forests and coconut trees provide picturesque paths for cycling and hiking. For guests looking to explore the many natural wonders of the Indian Ocean, the island will also include a Marine Conservation Discovery Centre and Giant Tortoise Sanctuary.

Food & Drink

The resort features two restaurants and a lounge bar, providing an array of exciting food and beverage offerings in a casual, beachfront setting.


Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island is amongst the company’s exclusive collection of island resorts in destinations including the Maldives, Mauritius, Oahu, Maui, and Lanai along with iconic Four Seasons properties including those I most recently visited in London, Johannesburg, Hampshire and their stunning property in Cap Ferrat on the French Riviera.

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