It is no secret that the world`s big hotel chains are opening resorts in some of the smallest regions of the world. Historically the domain of boutique island resorts, regions like the Maldives and Seychelles are seeing an influx new high end resorts operated by some of the worlds best hotel brands.
Recently it was announced that the 111 villa Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort and Spa opened on Silhouette Island the largest private island and third largest island in the Seychelles. Just a 40-minute ferry ride from the main island of Mahé, the resort becomes the second Hilton Resort in the Seychelles.
“We are delighted to add Hilton Labriz Resort & Spa in the Seychelles to our portfolio,” Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, said. “Recognised as one of the world’s leading leisure destinations, the Seychelles offers a combination of unique wildlife, cultural heritage and beautiful surroundings for our guests to enjoy. Travellers now have two great Hilton Resorts offering premium experiences across these picturesque islands.”
The rooms comprise of 30 garden villas with private terraces, 63 beachfront villas, which open onto white sandy beaches, 17 deluxe villas with private pools and one presidential suite with a private lounge and swimming pool. With five restaurants, guests are able to choose from an array of dining options, from Italian cuisine under the stars to international wines and cocktails at the pool side.
The resort’s Aquum Spa allows guests to unwind in treatment rooms built on stilts, amidst the rocks which emerge from the island jungle. Resort facilities include a water sports centre featuring scuba diving, snorkeling and fishing, a swimming pool, tennis court, library lounge, island boutiques, a medical centre, Wi-Fi internet and a DVD library.
Source: 4 Hoteliers.