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When green seas turn to blue and meet with the blue skies you know you’re pretty close to paradise
WHERE TO STAY
Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, Petite Anse, Baie Lazare, Victoria, Mahé
This villa-only five star resort is nestled in the hilltops that overlook the Petite Anse beach of Baie Lazare on Mahé Island. Blending seamlessly with its lush surroundings, the resort’s architecture embraces local design blended with natural elements such as wood and stone, offering guests a luxurious retreat experience in an outdoor setting.
Each of the resort’s 67 villas and suites offer the ultimate in indoor/outdoor living. Large sliding doors open onto an expansive deck that in turn features multi-level lounging areas and a private pool, complete with space for al fresco dining. Indoors, large en-suite bathrooms include separate his & hers vanities, oversize marble showers and king-size tubs for two with floor-to-ceiling views of the Indian Ocean.
67 Villas and suites; three-to-six bedroom private residences also available.
Phone: +(248) 4393000
Where to Eat
Zez Restaurant, Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, Petite Anse, Baie Lazare, Victoria,Mahé
Unimpeded views of the Indian Ocean, particularly at sunset, are a big part of the charm of this restaurant that offers a dinner menu of contemporary Mediterranean cuisines, infused with local flavours. The restaurant’s open-air design allows full enjoyment of the temperate Seychelles climate. The adjacent bar, Zez Lounge, serves pre-dinner cocktails, after-dinner drinks and a small sushi/sashimi menu six nights a week.
Whilst the impressive setting of the restaurant is undoubtedly the draw for diners at Zez, it is equally matched by the quality of food and of service. The evening menu changes regularly, showcasing different aspects of Mediterranean cuisine, presented with flair on the plate. Service is exactly the right blend of friendly without being intrusive and informative without being pushy, with specific dietary requests handled in a professional and accommodating way.
Dinner: 7.00pm – 11.00pm
Dress: Smart casual (No beachwear or sleeveless shirts. Tailored shorts may be worn.)
Tel: +(248) 4393000
Where to Drink
Kannel Bar, Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, Petite Anse, Baie Lazare, Victori, Mahé
Whilst Zez Restaurant or your villa deck might offer elevated views of the Petite Anse beach, nothing beats the feeling of soaking in the atmosphere directly on the beach. a colonial-inspired design provides shade under its thatched roof and ceiling fans during the day, paired with sea breeze and a mix of tables and sofas on the deck for evening enjoyment.
The Kannel drinks menu features a variety of island-inspired cocktails, many infused with local produce such as coconut, pineapple, mango and banana. The extensive selection offers, but is in no way limited to classic holiday cocktails: there is a whole list of various mojito interpretations alongside the more traditional offerings of Pina Coladas or Sea Breezes. Many drinks feature the excellent local Takamaka rum. Food is available during the day and in the evening; a full shisha menu is also available.
Dress: Lunch: T-shirt, shirt and/or pareo should be worn over swimwear
Dinner: Relaxed smart casual
Tel: +(248) 4393000
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