An hour’s flight southwest of Mahé, in the Amirantes Archipelago, this exquisite, 8km long, coralline island is fringed by 14 km of pristine, white beach merging into the clear turquoise waters of the lagoon. With its encircling reef, the coral rim of the Desroches Drop and rich marine life, including rare hawksbill turtles, Desroches is known for superb diving, snorkelling and exciting deep-sea and fly fishing.
Desroches Island Resort offers a combination of luxury and simplicity. Amid the coconut palms and tropical gardens, 20 spacious beachfront suites provide every comfort. Each has a large terrace with spectacular ocean view. The restaurant serves fine European and Seychelloise cuisine; the informal beach restaurant serves lunch and regular barbecues.
Complimentary facilities include a pool, floodlit tennis court, mini-golf and bicycles on which to explore the island. The sheltered waters are ideal for windsurfers, canoes, lasers, pedaloes and snorkelling. The 14 classified dive sites include the Desroches Drop, The Canyon and The Aquarium and provide superb, world-class diving.