Marriott launches its first hotel in the Seychelles

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The Tribute Portfolio collection, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s global portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today announces the opening of its first hotel in the archipelago: the laila, Anse Royale, Seychelles. You should know that the Seychelles want to limit the number of travelers on the island. A good initiative!

A location and design in harmony with nature

Located near Anse Royal, a postcard-perfect white sand beach, on the southeast coast of Mahé, the largest island in the Seychelles,

the resort offers 76 personalized rooms, each decorated in a style inspired by nature: fresco representing the vegetal silhouette of the Seychelles, hand-woven macramé bed base, wooden and rattan screen. Families or groups of friends can choose from the resort’s 8 suites, including the Senior Suite, which has a private swimming pool and a terrace with a view of the Indian Ocean and the surrounding mountains.

Experiences to connect travelers to local culture

In addition to its many structures – water sports center, outdoor swimming pool, gym, spa, hairdresser, playground – the hotel has imagined a range of memorable experiences to immerse its customers in the Seychellois spirit, including: Creole cooking lessons, demonstrations of traditional weaving, dance evenings around a campfire, excursion to the village market or for a fishing trip, hiking in the jungle and expeditions to neighboring islands with indigenous experts.

A little trip to the spa

Clients can relax at the Laïla Spa, where expert therapists offer a full range of face and body treatments, which include protocols using only organic and artisanal products made with local ingredients, such as coconut, vanilla and cinnamon.

The culinary offer

The culinary offer of Laïla Seychelles, a Tribute Portfolio Resort, offers guests 5 restaurants and bars, designed to reveal the Seychellois way of life and attract both guests and locals, by highlighting the catches daily from the ocean and seasonal produce.

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Sylvester Radegonde

Seychelles wants to limit the number of tourists

The Seychelles Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism of Seychelles, has drawn a clear line in terms of tourist attendance: only a few new hotel beds will be created. “In the future, the control of yields will go through the concern for sustainability”, he explained. It is not a question of number of tourists, but of quality. »

Seychelles wants to offer tourists “a diverse range of experiences, not only sun and beach, but also cultural tourism”.

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