Denis Private Island
Denis Private Island is an idyllic place to share new-found passions as you surrender to the harmony of a soulful, island lifestyle. At one with the soothing rhythms of a natural world, so little changed since the dawn of time. This is the perfect, tropical cocoon from where to enjoy the barefoot luxury of authentic, island living.
From Mahe's International Airport, Denis Private Island is accessible by air within 30 minutes, employing the sturdy de Havilland Twin Otter aircraft. Flights operate daily and have good connections with incoming international flights.
Hemmed by powder soft ivory beaches and basking within a sheltered aquamarine lagoon, Denis Private Island occupies a space out of time, the perfect haven for peace and serenity.
No paved roads here, but meandering paths and sites with names evocative of the island's history. L'Avenue de Gens Heureux, Turtle Haven, La Vanille d'Olivia. Staff accommodation charmingly set along 'Champs Elysees'. La Chapelle St Denis, the archipelago's first ecumenical chapel, the mysterious CimetiÃ¨re Marin and the Giant Tortoise pen.
Denis Private Island holds diverse discoveries in store - with wild vanilla creeping up ancient trees, or surprise encounters with a moorhen or paradise flycatcher and other endemics along l'Allee Badamier, and many more.
The island privately owned by the Mason family has embarked on a journey to epitomize a remarkable sustainable tourism investment allowing the safeguarding of the retreat's stunning natural surroundings, while still offering the finest island style hospitality with a unique Seychellois flair.
The island's estate uses organic methods to meet the needs of its guests and inhabitants- rearing poultry for meat and eggs, cattle for milk, vegetables, fruits and herbs grown in soil fertilized by sea grass; and fish caught in its fertile waters.
The natural oils extracted from the island's coconut trees are used in the massage and wellness treatments of Denis Private Island. Furniture is fashioned at the island's workshop from the timber of fallen trees in the island's forest; water is drawn and desalinated from underground wells and supplemented by rain catchment reservoirs.
Denis Private Island prides itself in ensuring that its treasures remain an object of rare and untouched beauty.
Restaurants & Bars at Denis Private Island
Whether it is breakfast in bed or a romantic candle-lit dinner on the beach â€“ with the night sky as your only roof, an intimate table for two on the deck of your own villa, or dinner in the terrace dining room, the refined cuisine of Denis Private Island is nothing short of tantalizing.
The Dining Room
At the Dining Room, the resort's Executive Chef prepares daily the most succulent dishes, creative and extensive buffets with live cooking stations featuring ingredients fresh from the island's estate, and fished from the surrounding seas for breakfast and lunch. In the evenings, the chef prepares Creole specialty nights, barbecues on the beach, or sushi and sashimi prepared from the day's catch. You can also enjoy elegantly presented five-course table d'hÃ´te dinners in the dining room or around the pool deck.
The Wine Cellar
In the Wine Cellar, another journey begins. Denis Island's inventory of fine New and Old World wines is carefully selected and yours to choose from. The perfect setting for a degustation with friends or for an intimate dinner for two.
The Lounge & Bar
Fashioned from natural materials and furnished in contemporary colours, the stylish split-level lounge and bar look on to the pool deck. Pit your skills on the snooker table; and in the evenings, the bar provides the perfect backdrop for sipping â€œsundownersâ€ and sharing the stories of your day with newfound friends.
Activities at Denis Private Island
Whether sunbathing on the beach, bathing in the lagoon, enjoying the pool or simply relaxing on your terrace, one pleasure folds into another.
Children are welcome on Denis Private Island and parents can enjoy their holiday whilst experiencing the island's adventurous magic and treasures with their children.
Denis Private Island also offers babysitting and early dinners upon request.
~ Scuba Diving (PADI)
~ Sunset Cruise
~ Nature Walks
~ Guided Bird Feeding Tour
~ Guided Nature Tour
~ Island History Presentation
~ Wildlife/Conservation Presentation
~ Old Village Craft Workshop Tour
~ Island Farm Tour
~ Giant Tortoise Colony Visit
~ Day Excursions to Neighboring Islands
Spa at Denis Private Island
There can be few more idyllic places to rejuvenate and reconnect with the transforming power of Nature than here. It is everywhere - whether relaxing on the terrace of your cottage surrounded by garden and birdsong, strolling the resort's sun-drenched beaches or taking a dip in the crystal waters of the lagoon.
The Spa's in-villa therapies, inspired by Seychellois, Indian and Swedish techniques and using island essential oils, fine sand from the surrounding pristine beaches and other natural products, wonderfully complement Denis' naturally holistic lifestyle. Each a precious stepping stone on your path to personal re-discovery.
Denis Private Island caters to your senses in every way imaginable. Simply spending time here will ensure that life will never be quite the same again.
Rooms & Suites
Stretched along the beach on the northwestern tip of the island, each nestling in its lush surrounds and separated from each other by gardens and hedges, the cottages at Denis Private Island are well appointed with generously proportioned, open living spaces, designed to offer unpretentious comfort. Bright interiors flow seamlessly into the outdoors, and the talcum-soft beaches are just steps away.
This luxury beach villa has a private beachfront and is 325 sqm in size; it has an extensive outdoor living and relaxation area with a private courtyard featuring twin alfresco showers. The Beach Villa also features a sala and daybed, plunge pool, lounge, dining area, barbecue, massage and wellness zone. Villa Facilities include: ~ King-size
This individual villa is 169 sqm in size and comprises two bedrooms with a wide beachfront area, making it perfect for families. The Family Villa has a large sea-facing private deck with a sitting and dining area. Villa Facilities include: ~ Master bedroom with King-size bed ~ Two twin beds ~ Furnished lounge ~ Dressing table ~ Open-air
Beach Front Spa Cottage
These individual cottages are 150 sqm in size and have a private beachfront with sun lounges and chairs. The courtyard features a separate entrance leading to an alfresco shower and an in-room wellness pavilion. The cottages are also equipped with an extended sea facing private deck and a sala and daybed. Cottage Facilities include: ~ Double
Deluxe Beach Cottage
Individual cottages 130 sqm in size each characterized with a sea facing verandah, featuring a private beachfront with sun loungers and chairs. The Deluxe Beach Cottages are also equipped with an extended sea facing private deck with sala and day bed. A private garden courtyard holds a separate entrance to the open-air bathroom featuring
Individual cottages 90 sqm in size each characterized with a sea facing verandah, featuring a private beachfront with sun loungers and chairs. The Beach Cottages have a private garden courtyard with separate entrance to the open-air bathroom featuring an alfresco shower. Cottage Facilities include: ~ Double bed ~ Sitting area ~ Dressing