Indian Ocean Lodge
The majestic Praslin Island boast many treasures and one among them is the beautiful Indian Ocean Lodge. This luxurious hotels is known to cater for the slightest needs and wants of its guests. Immersed yourself in a real haven of serenity and let the friendly staff of the hotel make your ideal holiday experience comes true.
Description and Location
The Indian Ocean Lodge is ideally positioned along one of the longest beaches of Praslin Island, the stunning Grande Anse beach. The hotel promotes peace, quietude and authenticity and provides holiday seekers a real haven to unwind.
Surrounded by swaying Takamaka trees, the lodge is set in a family-like atmosphere where the main aim is to offer a truly authentic Seychelles experience. Completely owned and operated by Seychellois, the lodge has been designed to offer the best in terms of comfort and wellbeing. The Indian Ocean Lodge remains one of the best address for fun family escapes and leisure holidays. The Lodge is only 15 minutes from the Baie Ste Anne Jetty and merely a 5 minute drive from Praslin airport.
Nestled along the beach across eight two-storey structures of traditional Creole architecture, the Indian Ocean Lodge offers a selection of 32 rooms, all sea-facing. Set amidst lush tropical vegetation, the rooms evokes the true Seychelles experience. Blending sublimely with its natural surroundings, the rooms of the Indian Ocean Lodge has been skilfully designed to portrait the beauty of Praslin Island in every way.
The rooms’ interior is also praise worthy, they are beautifully adorned with calming pastel colours and white-washed furniture, built by local carpenters and this surely adds a soothing, rustic finish to the room.
The Standard Room of the Indian Ocean Lodge are all beautifully set in lush tropical vegetation where peace and tranquillity prevails. The rooms are either situated on the ground floor or the first floor of the establishment.
Measuring 45 square meters, the Standard Room includes inter-leading rooms, which offers more space for families. All rooms include a terrace or balcony, where you can enjoy the magnificent waters of the Indian Ocean all while sipping your tropical cocktail.
The rooms are all fully equipped to provide you the comfort you deserve. Room amenities are: king-size beds, air-conditioning & ceiling fan, satellite television, IDD telephone, mini fridge, smoke detectors, hair dryers, in room safe, mosquito nets, en-suite with double shower, mini bar and tea & coffee making facilities. The rooms can easily accommodate 2 adults and 2 children.
Wrapped in a romantic atmosphere, the Indian Lodge promise muchmore than a common wedding or honeymoon experience.
The Indian Ocean Lodge commits itself to make your wedding or honeymoon souvenir the best one ever. For honeymooners, the lodge offers a wide range of different add-ons to make your paradise getaway unforgettable. The Indian Ocean Lodge will take care of every single aspect of your wedding, from administration & certificates to catering and decoration, leave it all to its skilful staff. Services offered: decoration location, wedding cake, surprise local gift, photographer and intimate dinner for you and your guests. Find your wedding dream comes true with the expertise of the Indian Ocean Lodge.
Restaurant and Bars
Blue Marlin Restaurant
Located between the houses in the main building, the Blue Marlin Restaurant offers great satisfaction to its guests since many years now. This nicely design restaurant features a friendly and informal atmosphere, where you can tease your taste buds with the various dishes available.
The restaurant offers the opportunity to dine either inside the main building or out in their own covered veranda, up to you to decide the best dining areas.
The Blue Marlin Restaurant will make you discover those tasty Creole foods with a special Seychellois touch along with some international cuisine, if you desire. The restaurant is open for breakfast at 07hr30 to 10hr00, for lunch at 11hr00 to 18hr00 and dinner at 19hr30 to 22hr00.
Pool Bar & Bistro
The Pool Bar of the Indian Ocean Lodge is the perfect place to unwind and to appreciate the stunning blue turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Choose among a wide selection of bistro favourites such as pastas, sandwiches, homemade burgers and fresh fish varieties. Whet your appetite just before dinner with the cocktail creations and drink specials at the Pool Bar. The romantic sunset views makes it an ideal location for couples and honeymooners who want to spend some time in bliss.
Attractions near the hotel
Vallée de Mai
The Vallée de Mai is one of the main tourist attractions of Praslin. This popular site attracts many tourists all around the world to explore its natural inherited beauty. Classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Vallée de Mai is a natural palm forest that has remains largely unchanged since prehistoric times. So, if you want to get a glimpse of how the earth was some thousand years ago, the Vallée de Mai is the place to be.
The reserve boast a rich flora and fauna with the endemic Coco de Mer as the main highlights. It should be noted that the Coco de Mer bears the largest seeds in the plant kingdom.
This stunning beach will keep you speechless. Regularly acclaimed for its natural beauty, Anse Lazio merges mystery, elegance and tranquility in a unique way. This awesome beach features in many magazines, films and brochures. Lay down your towel on the golden sand of this incredible beach and begin to work on your tan.
- room service
- babysitting service
- laundry service
- housekeeping service
- Wi-Fi internet access in public areas
- parking facilities
- car rental
- nightly turn down service
- 24 hour security
- currency exchange
- scuba diving
- big game fishing
- island hopping
- nature trails
- swimming pool and paddle pools for toddlers and children