Constance Lémuria ResortPraslin / Seychelles
Sitting on the northwestern shore of Praslin Island, the Constance Lémuria Resort stretches across three fine, white beaches, reaching out towards the lapping waves of the lagoon. Built using natural island materials such as timber, limestone and marble, the resort has an echo of traditional island life running throughout its walls. With three top-notch restaurants, an 18-hole golf course and a host of water sports to enjoy, there’s always plenty keeping guests occupied.
What to love
- Constance Lémuria boasts some of the best leisure facilities in the Seychelles, including the only golf course, offering stunning views of the Indian Ocean.
- The spa is set amongst the island’s rich greenery, offering a range of treatments including Swedish massage, Indian Ayurvedic and hydrotherapy
- The resort is brilliantly positioned for water sports including snorkeling, pedal boats, kayaking, windsurfing, body boarding and scuba diving.
- Home to three world-class restaurants, the resort’s kitchen staff provide a wide and varied menu including island specialties, French gastronomy and freshly caught seafood.
What to know
- This is a great family friendly resort with interconnecting rooms and an excellent, complimentary ‘Turtle Club’ for children aged 4 – 12 years.
- The three stunning white sand beaches offer a safe breeding ground for turtles who still lay eggs here in total tranquility.
- The resort is only 5 minutes drive from the airport on Praslin.
- The resort has three boutique stores selling a range of clothing, souvenirs, sporting equipment and daily essentials.
An authentic Seychellois experience; from its natural island architecture to its Creole infused menus, the Constance Lémuria resort provides its guests with a real taste for what makes Praslin Island special. Nested on the northwestern shore of the island, the sun-drenched resort reaches across three quiet, sandy beaches and is just a short walk to the waterfront.
Built with palm-thatched roofing and adorned with natural wood and limestone taken from the island, Constance Lémuria’s accommodation provides some essential island charm; a neutral colour scheme complements the bright and airy nature of the rooms. Each suite has its own private terrace or balcony, overlooking the exotic greenery of the area. Larger suites and villas have their own private plunge pool or Jacuzzi.
Constance Lémuria boasts some of the best leisure facilities in the Seychelles, and gains its reputation partly thanks to its 18-hole award winning golf course – the only one in the region. Built to overlook the resort beaches and Indian Ocean, the course features sweeping greens and a truly inspirational backdrop.
The resort has a number of excellent sports facilities, including two floodlit tennis courts and a fully equipped fitness suite – which includes an Art Technogym Kinesis and Life Fitness cardio equipment; personal trainers can also be hired. With such close proximity to the Indian Ocean, Constance Lemuria also provides equipment for a number of water activities, including: snorkelling, kayaking, windsurfing, pedal boats, scuba diving and body boarding.
Guests looking for something a little more rejuvenating will want to book in at the Spa de Constance Lémuria. With staff trained in the healing traditions of the Seychelles, the wellness centre offers a range of treatments including: Swedish massage, hydrotherapy, Shiseido and Indian Ayurvedic.
The resort is home to three world-class restaurants, each providing its guests with a refined dining experience. The Legend restaurant has a tree top location, and provides a rich, a la carte menu. The Seahorse restaurant provides an intimate setting overlooking the eleventh hole of the resort’s golf course, and serves contemporary infused, French gastronomy. Meanwhile, for a more relaxed affair, the Beach Bar & Grill has been built into the tip of the Anse Kerlan beach, and serves freshly caught seafood with a Creole twist.
When to travel
The Seychelles are a perfect year-round holiday destination with a warm tropical climate. Temperatures average 28-31c across the whole year, with the wet season being December to February, although the rain tends to fall in short sharp bursts before the sun comes out again. The warmer months of March, April and May also offer the most sunshine (7-8 hours per day).
Best time to visit: April - June and Sept - November
Good time to visit: March, July, August and December
Average time to visit: Jan and Feb
The Lémuria Resort is nestled on the northwest shore of the idyllic island of Praslin with the Indian Ocean lapping gently at the shores of its white sand beaches. The main building lies crafted into the hillside, amidst dense vegetation overlooking the beaches of Anse Kerlan.
Lémuria Resort is just 5 minutes drive from Praslin airport. Alternatively the "Cat Cocos" runs three ferry crossings daily, from the main island Mahé and the journeys last an hour.
The ‘Turtle Club’ is a complimentary children’s club for kids aged 4 – 12 years. Every day is an adventure with a raft of indoor and outdoor activities and excursions planned for both older and younger children giving them a chance to explore the island and the exotic wildlife that surrounds them.
Whether it's meeting turtles, feeding the fish, crab-catching or just taking part in the daily games and competitions organised by the team of enthusiastic staff, your children are guaranteed to have daily adventures that they'll be gushing about when you rendez-vous at the end of the day.
Children's menu is available, and babysitting can be arranged by prior arrangement (for a supplement).