Monthly Archives: September 2014

  1. How to choose your beach villa in Praslin

    Holidays! The most awaited time of the year! Are you looking for a hotel or a beach villa in Praslin Seychelles? With the internet, it has never been easier to find exactly what you are looking for. That said, it can be quite a task if you are not a regular user of the web. Nowadays, there are so many ads, fraudulent websites and photoshopped pictures everywhere, vigilance is required!

    Many factors are to be considered when opting for a hotel or a beach villa. Hopefully, with some researches and our free tips, you will be able to plan a memorable family holiday to Praslin and everyone will enjoy from it. So, get your pen and notebook ready, here are some noteworthy tips for choosing your beach villa in Praslin.

    Location

    Location is the most important factor to consider when choosing a villa or a hotel in general. And given that the Seychelles archipelago comprises of more than 100 different islands, it becomes even more important to choose a destination island.

    Typically, a location is chosen based on the activities one wants to do during the stay. Fortuitously, Praslin has everything a traveler would want for his holidays. The island has some of the best beaches of Seychelles. It is so easy to find an abandoned beach on Praslin.

    Geographically, the island of Praslin is perfectly situated in the north of the Archipelago. Mahé is just 15 minutes away by plane and less than an hour by ferry. The island is also very near to La Digue and its award winning beaches. Its proximity to the northern islands makes it very convenient for the visitors to trip the surrounding pristine islets.

    Research

    Because it is important to know where you are going to spend most of your holiday time, some researches and some precautions are always useful. Choosing a beach villa or a hotel is much easier than you might think, here are some criteria on which you can rely on to make your choice:

    Budget

    The first thing is to scout the best hotels in Praslin according to your budget and accommodation needs. Most hotel booking websites offer the possibility to compare hotel deals. By doing this, you can have a middling idea of how much you need to spend. Before doing any kind of booking, check on the hotel’s website, usually the hotel applies seasonal discounts and special offers that can be more interesting.

    Check the stars

    Stars are very useful, they are here to inform the client about the quality of service that the villa or hotel offers. A well rated hotel will provide a wide range of service, like boat trips, organized excursions, qualified personnel and much more.

    Reviews

    Checking real customer reviews on websites like TripAdvisor or Vinivi is the best place to get all your questions answered. Thousands of reviews will give you an idea of what to expect in accommodation and service. In addition to this, you will find thousands of genuine candid customer photos to help you make your choice. Likewise, you can check the hotel’s blog for local advice and to see if there is any renovation or restoration going on.

    Surrounding

    Google Map the neighboring of the hotel to find the best places and activities feasible around the hotel. You will find some useful information too about a bus stop, shops, supermarkets, ATMs, or restaurants nearby. You can switch to GoogleEarth or Street View to have a more visual aspect of the hotel and if it is nestled on a beach.

    We hope you chose Le Domaine de La Réserve and give us good rating too! Happy holidays!

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