Six Senses Resorts and Spas heading to the Seychelles

SIX SENSES ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR EXCLUSIVE RESORT ON FELICITE ISLAND

(25th February 2014)

Bangkok bases Six Senses Hotels | Resorts | Spas has this morning announced the planned opening of their first ever resort on the private island of Felicite / Seychelles. Located some 30 nautical miles north east of Mahe, the island can be accessed from the international airport by helicopter or by boat from either La Digue or Praslin islands.

Felicite is one of the 115 island of the archipelago and is a granite island measuring some 650 acres, offering a spectacular scenery to the guests once the resort has opened in last 2015.

The planned resort will offer 17 private residences, 2 two bedroomed villas and 28 one bedroom villas and be the only resort on the island in line with more recent government policy changes which are promoting a one island one resort set up.

Information availed this morning speaks of superior if not outright luxurious guest facilities, such as two themed restaurants, a recreation centre and at the heart of it all the Six Senses Spa.

Bernhard Bohnenberger, the president of the company, expressed his delight over the opening of their first resort in the Seychelles when he said: ‘It is a great honour for Six Senses to be selected as the resort operator by Félicité Island Development Limited. The island of Félicité is absolutely gorgeous and we eagerly look forward to creating a rich Six Senses experience for our guests on this pristine private island’.

Mr. Francis Savy, the director of the Felicite Development Company, added his own views when he said: ‘The development of Six Senses Zil Pasyon on Félicité Island is the result of visionary ambition of the shareholders and the Zil Pasyon team resulting in this rare luxurious and ecologically sensitive development offering. It will expose Six Senses values across all touch-points with a genuine unified message – delivering on the promise’.

The Seychelles islands are known around the world for some extraordinary resorts, matching the very best available elsewhere and the beaches are regularly making it into the global top ten when rankings are announced by leading travel magazines and travel channels.

The Seychelles’ are accessible by air with multiple daily connections of national airline Air Seychelles, in conjunction with partner Etihad, 12 flights a week by Emirates, four flights a week by Kenya Airways via Nairobi and added connections by Germany’s Condor and Sri Lanka’s Mihin Lanka. Air Austral from Reunion will also resume flights in June this year.

For more information on Six Senses visit www.sixsenses.com and for more details about the islands simply click on www.seychelles.travel

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