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RAFFLES OPENS FIRST RESORT IN THE INDIAN OCEAN: RAFFLES PRASLIN SEYCHELLES (PRESS RELEASE)
(Seychelles, February 11th, 2011) — Raffles Praslin Seychelles has opened on the island of Praslin in the Seychelles archipelago (a 15 min helicopter flight from main island Mahe).
Praslin is famous for its stunning beaches and crystal clear waters. It is also home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Vallee de Mai, which houses the endemic Coco de Mer palms and prehistoric flora making it an environment like none other.
The luxurious Raffles Praslin Seychelles resort features 86 villas including one- and
Raffles Butlers, adept in various languages from Arabic to French and Russian, offer assistance
The stunning Raffles Spa, inspired by the evolution of the pearl, , embraces the wellness philosophy of transformation where the spa experience take guests on a journey that is enriching, renewing and rejuvenating.
There are 13 treatment pavilions, six
Children in three age groups (0–4 years, 5–12 years & 13–18 years) are catered for by the Sugar Palm Kids Club. The club offers an age appropriate and
There are a variety of gastronomy outlets from restaurants, bars and countless outdoor private dining options. For example, Curieuse Restaurant offers an extensive range of fresh seafood and grilled prime cuts, the chic Rooftop lounge Takamaka Terrace offers signature cocktails and shisha pipes under the stars and couples can choose to eat alone on a secluded beach under the stars or on board a private yacht. Personalised
When it comes to leisure activities, select from a range of
Exclusive wedding packages and indulgent romantic experiences are also available for couples who wish to celebrate a wedding, honeymoon or anniversary in one of the most romantic places on earth.
Raffles Praslin Seychelles marks Raffles Hotels & Resorts’ debut in the Indian Ocean. The group recently opened Raffles Paris — Le Royal Monceau in October 2010, and is slated to enjoy further growth with a new resort in the Maldives and Sanya, China over the course of the next twelve months.
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ABOUT RAFFLES HOTELS & RESORTS
Raffles Hotels & Resorts epitomises enchanting experiences, embodying global sophistication and residential charm, imbued with heartfelt service «like a gentle breeze». At Raffles, guests arrive as residents, leave as friends and return as family.
Raffles’ relentless pursuit of service excellence has earned its hotels and resorts a legion of international accolades such as Travel & Leisure World’s Best Awards.
Its flagship Raffles Hotel Singapore was voted Best Hotel in Asia for four consecutive years by readers of Ultratravel magazine by The Daily Telegraph while Raffles Beijing Hotel received top score among all hotels in Beijing in Conde Nast 2011 Gold List.
In addition, Raffles Hotels & Resorts is consistently ranked among the world’s top hotel brands in the annual Conde Nast Traveler Business Travel Awards.
Raffles Hotels & Resorts is owned by FRHI Holdings Ltd, a leading global hotel company with 98 hotels and resorts worldwide under the Raffles, Fairmont and Swissotel brands.
The company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded residences, Estates and luxury private residence club properties. For more information, please visit www.raffles.com
Raffles Hotels & Resorts’ award-winning collection of legendary hotels includes:
- Raffles Hotel, Singapore
- Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
- Raffles Beijing Hotel, China
- Raffles Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Raffles Tianjin, China
- Raffles Makkah Palace, Saudi Arabia
- Raffles Paris – Le Royal Monceau
- Raffles Praslin, Seychelles
Future Additions include:
- Raffles Konotta, Maldives
- Raffles Makati, Philippines
- Raffles Sanya, Qingshui Bay, China
- Raffles Jakarta, Indonesia
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