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Maia Luxury Resort and Spa

Merge the beauty of the Seychelles with the comfort of Maia Luxury Resort and get ready to live the best moments of your life.

5 star hotel- Maia Luxury Resort- Seychelles

Location & Description

Located on the southwest coast of Mahé Island, the Maia Luxury Resort and Spa is set above the unspoilt beach of Anse Louis. The private 12-acre property is lushly landscaped with cinnamon, lemongrass and hibiscus, which definitely adds to the charm of the resort.

The resort offers all the peace and privacy of the monastic cell, it is the ideal place to let all your worries fade away. Created by the renowned architect and landscapist, Bill Bensley, the Maia Luxury Resort and Spa combine elegance and serenity, to give you the best holiday ever.

This secluded tropical haven is one of the world’s most luxurious hotels and serves its sole purpose of relaxation and well being. The resort is just a 25 minutes drive from the international airport and some 30 minutes from the Capital Victoria.

Accommodation

The villas of Maia Luxury Resort are beautifully design in a contemporary style with African and Asian influences. Extending from an exotic hillside garden down to the Indian Ocean, the luxurious resort offers 30 spacious villas with uninterrupted views of the blue turquoise Ocean.

Completely isolated from one another, the villas of Maia Luxury Resort have been carefully design to give the maximum of comfort, tranquillity and luxury. The 30 thatched villas are positioned in stunning settings and features luxurious bedrooms, infinity pools, outdoor gazebo and butlers.

Ocean Panoramic Villa

The Ocean Panoramic Villa is indeed one of the best places to gaze on the beautiful ocean. It offers spectacular 180-degree vistas of the sparkling emerald waters of the Indian Ocean. Measuring 250 square meters, the Villa is set atop the hillcrest of the private peninsula.

The Ocean Panoramic Villa is surrounded by lush greenery landscape, making it the ideal spot for honeymooners and couples in quest of privacy. It also features luxurious bedroom with king-size bed. The villa can accommodate 2 adults and 1 child.

Maia Signature Villa

The Maia Signature Villa reflects the real beauty of the resort. It is sublimely designed and decorated and evokes a feeling of wellbeing.  The villa covers 250 square meters and offers unprecedented levels of privacy with impressive ocean views.

Secluded from one another, the villas offers fantastic sunset views and provide direct access to the beach, excepting for the two “Bill Benley” villas.

Set amidst lush vegetation, the Maia Signature Villa offers additional facilities such as a complimentary bottle of Champagne to celebrate your arrival, newspaper of your choice delivered daily, manicure and pedicure in your private villa and private yoga sessions. The villa easily accommodates 2 adults and 1 child.

5 star hotel- Maia Luxury Resort- Seychelles- SpaSpa

To help you get rid of the daily stress, the Maia Luxury Resort and Spa offers you several treatments to revive your senses.

Set in a serene atmosphere, the Spa blends harmoniously with its natural surroundings. The Spa priority centres on your total relaxation and rejuvenation. The world-class Maia Spa hosts 3 individual, private open-air pavilions where each of them features a garden, changing rooms and showers. The 120 square meter pavilions are isolated from each other by natural granite rock formations.

The Balinese Spa of Maia offers many treatments such as aromatherapy, body treatments, facials, massage, reflexology, scrubs and wraps, shiatsu, Qi Gong and yoga.

Fitness Centre

Equipped with the recent array of Techno gym ‘Excite’ equipment, the fitness centre of Maia resorts allows you to keep up with your fitness routine. It is also equipped with a Kinesis wall.

Restaurant and bars

When it comes about eating, the resort offers you the freedom to dine wherever, whenever and whatever you desire. The Maia Resort engages itself to provide the most delicious meals that you have ever taste.

Savour gourmet meals at the Tec Tec Restaurant. This exclusive, open air restaurant is a real delight for the taste buds, it combines French and Mediterranean flavours with Asian and Creole influences.

The multi-lingual staff are very friendly and do add to the uniqueness of the place.

Along with flawless services, the restaurant offers a choice of top international wines. This sumptuous restaurant guarantees unforgettable dining experiences.

Awards & Affiliations

  • World Travel Awards- Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Resort 2010.
  • Voted best beach resort by readers of the worldwide tourism magazine, Conde Nast Traveller.
  • Members of the Leading Hotels of The World.
  • Won the World Luxury Spa Awards

Places of interest near the Resort

Seychelles National Botanical Gardens

Situated 16.7 km or 30 minutes drive from the resort, the Seychelles National Botanical Gardens covers a total area of 6 hectares. It is home to approximately 500 different species of exotic and native plants and counts numerous insects, reptiles and birds.

The National Botanical Garden is a popular tourist attraction and remains among the must visit places.

Victoria Market

Visiting the colourful market of Victoria is the perfect way to learn more about the Seychellois culture and to get a glimpse of their way of life.  The market displays an array of fresh fruits, fish, vegetables, spices, souvenirs, clothing and local works. The market features a pleasant atmosphere that is unique to the Seychelles.

Room Amenities

  • King size bed
  • Outdoor gazebo with fully equipped pantry
  • Air-conditioned
  • Private infinity pool
  • Bar
  • Voluminous day bed
  • Fridge
  • Flat screen TV
  • Ipod docking station
  • DVD player
  • Personal butler service 24/7
  • En-suite bathroom with dual vanities
  • Internet connection
  • Large outdoor double sunken bathtub
  • Hermes bath amenities
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Concealed glass garden shower
  • Towels

Activities

  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Group yoga classes
  • Island tours
  • Scuba diving
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Parasailing
  • Jet skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Paddle skiing
  • Skiing
  • Banana rides
  • Hobie cats
  • Water skiing