shoes, no keys, no phones - no worries. Leave the outside world
behind on this tranquil private island, accessible only by light
aircraft and just a 30 minutes flight from Mahe. A small coral
' dot ' in the Indian Ocean, Denis is swathed in tropical vegetation
and ringed by
- is a privately owned coral island and the perfect location for
those seeking true escapism, totally relaxing and tranquility.
Denis Island is approximately 375 acres and barely rises a few
feet above sea level and is fringed by coconut palms, brilliant
white sand and coral reefs, it is a great place to stroll along
marked trails and safely discover parts of the island on foot.
and is particularly lush for a coral island.In
the shade of the casuarina and coconut palms, Denis
Island Resort is the epitomy of
Just 25 individual and
very spacious cottages, some of which are close to the beach, have
been furnished and decorated in the the natural creole style. Each
cottage is well equipped and the luxurious bathrooms also have
an additional outdoor shower in a small walled courtyard. The cottages
are discretely positioned so that the wide verandah is not overlooked
by your neighbour.
and Denis Island in particular, are renowned for their culinary
delights, with sumptuous buffets for breakfast and lunch plus an
menu choice or creole buffet for dinner. Occasional beach barbecues
are also organised.
The Island itself is located on the edge of the Seychelles bank
which plunges 2000 metres into the deep abyss of the gorgeous turquoise
coloured Indian Ocean.
Originally a pirates
lair, Denis' secret treasure hoards are still to be discovered.
The Island's real riches, however are its natural delights: giant
tortoises, rare bird species and colourful marine life. Few places
in the world offer richer rewards underwater and Denis Island is
a mecca for both sports fishermen and scuba-divers.
Just one of the many beaches
A small professional dive centre is affiliated to the Denis Island
Resort and provides a range of dive excursions and courses for
beginners & advanced divers alike. Enthusiasts flock to the
waters of Denis for the resorts abundance of game fishing, excellent
bone fishing and runs of bottom fishing trips. Sailing, windsurfing,
canoeing, are available and snorkelling trips can be arranged.
To ensure optimum enjoyment bring your own fishing tackle or
Meal times are announced with the sound of a gong. Enjoy breakfast
of tropical fruit and freshly baked pastries; buffet lunches inspired
by the catch of the day; and French or Creole gourmet dinners.
Weekly dancing provides evening entertainment, as do the tall fishermen's
tales exchanged in the bar.
For landlubbers there is a tennis court, billiards, table tennis,
and a selection of board games.
The warm and friendly management at Denis Island Seychelles puts
' no pressure on guests, just a genuine concern
for their well being ' and to have a great time.