One of the best luxury resorts in the Indian Ocean, Raffles Seychelles is the perfect getaway for travellers looking to celebrate a holiday season filled with wonders, amazing food and endless sunshine. Raffles Seychelles invites guests from the UAE to a tropical getaway. Raffles Seychelles combine classic seasonal festivals with idyllic island life. A short flight from the UAE, Seychelles is the perfect choice for families and couples looking to enjoy Christmas and New Year on a private vacation.
Starting from AED 4999, guests can enjoy a 20% off bed and breakfast rate for bookings 15 days in advance which includes a spacious villa accommodation, private plunge pool, outdoor pavilion with sundeck beds, daily breakfast for two and much more.
As of November 1st 2021 until April 30th 2022, Accor, a world-leading hospitality group, has presented 25% off on stays at the Raffles Hotel in Seychelles through their “All You Need” offer. Guests can enjoy the tranquillity of their holiday with ALL – Accor Live Limitless. As a member of ALL, guests can earn points on their stay, when they visit one of the many extravagant restaurants for food and drinks or head out for a shopping spree.
Raffles Seychelles, located on the picturesque island of Praslin, boasts stunning accommodation, pristine beaches, azure seas, incredible dining options and superb service, plus perfect weather. The resort’s private pool villas are the perfect home away from home for the holiday season, with stunning amenities and picture-perfect vistas enhancing a uniquely festive atmosphere across the whole resort.
On Christmas Eve, friends and families can feast on a live beach-front buffet expertly prepared by the hotel’s team of international chefs at Losean Restaurant. Offering live carving stations with traditional meats including turkey, a barbecue grill with fresh seafood and a wonderful spread of festive desserts, the buffet dinner is the very best way to usher in Christmas.
Experience a Christmas Day unlike any other with a romantic waterfront dinner at the hotel’s private Pti Zil Beach. Offering a four-course wine and dine journey complemented by expertly selected vintages chosen by the resort’s sommelier plus live entertainment, the Christmas Day Romantic Beach Dinner Under The Stars is ideal for couples looking to elevate their festive celebrations with a Christmas to remember.
New Year’s Eve at Raffles Seychelles promises to be a night of revelry paired with incredible food and drinks as guests welcome in 2022 in ultimate style. The hotel’s Losean Restaurant will set the stage for a fantastic evening of Raffles’ legendary service and extravagant celebration, with a spectacular buffet serving seasonal food along with traditional fare. Diners can select fresh seafood and delicious meats prepared on a live barbecue grill and much more while entertainment is provided by a live band, international DJ, handpan musicians, magicians and much more. With the party lasting until the small hours, guests can experience a New Year’s Eve they’ll never forget.
Guests who celebrate Orthodox Christmas can indulge in an exceptional shashlik grill night on 7 January. Held poolside, the evening features an expansive menu of traditional and seasonal dishes accompanied by a live barbecue grill with entertainment provided by the Mosaik Band.
The little ones are well catered for at Raffles Seychelles throughout the festive period, with a host of authentic and festive themed activities and much more available. Youngsters can expect a special visit from Island Santa, who makes his grand arrival from the North Pole bearing bags filled with gifts for children staying at the resort.
On Christmas Day, Santa will make a surprise appearance on the shores of Anse Takamaka beach while the hotel’s fun-filled Sugar Palm Kids Club will keep youngsters happy and entertained with a super festive-themed programme featuring cooking classes, games and more fun activities specially created for Santa’s little helpers. During the New Year’s Eve event, kids are guaranteed a complimentary fun-filled night with their own dedicated kids’ zone accompanied by a club attendant, while the parents can enjoy a worry-free start to the new year.
The hotel’s collection of elegant villas will provide ample space and luxury for guests. Lavish sanctuaries, each villa offers stunning views, five-star facilities and elegant furnishings. Visitors can opt for one or two-bedroom villas with garden, ocean, or panoramic views, or the resort’s unique two-bedroom beachfront villas.
Guests arriving at Raffles Seychelles from the UAE for the festive season will not have to quarantine and only need to present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure from the Emirates. They must also have valid health or travel insurance for their trip.