DESROCHES ISLAND RESORT HOTEL DESROCHES ISLAND SEYCHELLES FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Dining at Desroches Island Resort Hotel:
Restaurant Le Veloutier
In front of the swimming pool, the Creole style restaurant has a stunning view on the pool and the sea, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Depending on the evening, guests will enjoy a variety of tables d'hôte, cooking shows or seafood festival. The cuisine varies between Creole, French and cosmopolitan types.
In the kiosks with thatch roof, the guest can enjoy a "feet in the sand" meal for breakfast buffet, lunch buffet or for intimate candlelit diner or a lobster evening.
Activities at Desroches Island Resort Hotels:
LAGOON AT DESROCHES ISLAND RESORT HOTEL:
Coral reef offers superb opportunity to swim in a safe area, to snorkel in the turquoise lagoon, and the gentle breeze offers is much appreciate by windsurfers.
BEACH AT DESROCHES ISLAND RESORT HOTEL:
This amazing coral island is surrounded by 15 km of virgin beaches… choose your favourite spot!
SWIMMING POOL AT DESROCHES ISLAND RESORT HOTEL:
Enjoy a relaxing moment in our swimming pool while contemplating the perfect view of pure nature.
LAND ACTIVITIES AT DESROCHES ISLAND RESORT HOTEL:
Guests can explore the surroundings by bicycle or on foot. The coconut groove, the island village, the northern lighthouse all are waiting to be discovered as are the many secret tracks that lead to secluded beaches.
Free of charge - flood lit tennis courts, table tennis, French bowls and bicycles.
Activities at Desroches Island Resort Hotel:
Diving at Desroches Island Resort Hotel:
Desroches, is known as the best place for diving in Seychelles. The surroundings area provides a myriad of unforgettable dives…
All our dive sites are not further away than 20 min by boat
WATER ACTIVITIES AT DESROCHES ISLAND RESORT HOTEL:
Free of charge - Windsurf, pedal boats, kayak, canoe and snorkelling.
At a fee - Scuba diving, big game fishing and Boat excursions to the neighbouring Amirantes Isles (Poivre Island and Arros Island).
Canyon at Desroches Island Resort Hotel:
An unforgettable journey through a mysterious labyrinth of caves and columns, where lots of spongy and gorgonian fan corals grow, home of an infinite variety of species, among with snappers, fusiliers, sweetlips, stingrays and nurse sharks to name just a few.
Big Cave at Desroches Island Resort Hotel:
The challenge for every experienced diver………….it's deep and dark. The long and narrow tunnel goes straight into the reef wall - it ends after 60 m in a big round room. The luckiest divers will find themselves face to face with nurse sharks or turtles that are looking for a quiet place to rest. The best part is the way back when one can see a blue hole with terrific light showing the way back to reality!
Airport Reef at Desroches Island Resort Hotel:
At Airport Reef, you can explore a huge cave and a small chimney, in which you can move along easily. Perfect place for amazing pictures, the cave houses a fish extremely rare: the famous sea grass pipe fish that lives in the neighbourhood of napoleons and bumped head parrot fishes, surrounded by an infinite variety of colourful soft coral. Grey reef sharks and turtles are occasional visitors…
Secret Passage at Desroches Island Resort Hotel:
Far from the main reef (approximately 30 to 40 meters away) there is a huge rock with a secret passage leading to a tunnel. The tunnel starts at 24 m deep and ends at 18 m deep, housing lionfish, lobsters and glassfish. Many fusiliers, snappers, young barracudas and a few older ones live in the vicinity.
Mini Wall at Desroches Island Resort Hotel:
While swimming along this beautiful wall, you can explore the many caves of different sizes which are full of soft and gorgonian fan corals, unique nudibranchs, snails, and a wide variety of moray eels. It is also the perfect place to see eagle rays, turtles and napoleons.
These are only a small selection of the numerous dive sites in the surrounding, some are challenging for experienced and advanced divers and others are perfect for beginners.
Our instructors offer PADI Courses to beginners.
For certified divers, diving licences from any well-known organisation.
Rental Equipment at Desroches Island Resort Hotel:
Scubapro Regulators; BCDs with Air2; Suunto Diving Computers (compulsory); Shortys and Full body Wetsuits; 10,8 and 12ltr Alu Tanks; Torches
For guests with their own equipment we provide adapters for DIN/INT Connections,
We recommend 3mm Full body wetsuits (Water temperature between 24 and 28 degrees due to thermo clines).
Best season for diving: during NW Monsoon from October to May.
Coconut Spa combines traditional Asian massage techniques with full body treatments that leave you feeling wonderfully exhilarated. Beauty treatments and reflexology complete your passport to health and vitality. A paradise filled with exotic aromas, essential oils, spice and floral fragrances, designed to enhance and optimise total "mind - body experience". Our experienced Balinese therapists will soothe and awaken your body with their firm strokes and gentle touch while your senses delight in relaxing aromas and soothing music.
Opening hours: 09h00 - 12h00 / 14h00 - 19h00