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Desroches Island
Desroches Island
Desroches Island
Desroches Island

Desroches Island is part of the Amirante Islands.

14km of sandy beaches circle the whole island.

While the island offers some fun activities...

...it’s idyllic and remote location guarantees relaxing holidays.

Desroches Island

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Desroches Island is one of the Outer Islands of the Seychelles...
...and part of a group of coralline islands, called the Amirante Archipelago.
It lies about 140 miles southwest of Mahe.
Desroches Island has 10 miles of coconut-fringed, white sandy beaches...
...circling the whole island.
Originally named Wood Island by British explorers...
...it still has it's own coconut plantation today...
...employing around 50 locals...
...who live in the island's central village.
Desroches Island's heartland is criss-crossed with paths...
...and therefore perfectly suitable to explore by bicycle.
After bicycle tours across the island...
...or exciting boat trips and kajaking tours...
...or even whilst relaxing on one of Desroches' stunning beaches...
...picnic lunches can be delivered to you anywhere on the island.
Near the village, in the centre of Desroches Island, is an area set aside for giant tortoises.
Desroches Island Lodge is a popular place to stay...
...with semi-detached suites along the island's western beach...
...and newly built villas along Madame Zabre beach on the northwestern coast.
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Desroches Island is one of the Outer Islands of the Seychelles...
Desroches Island is one of the Outer Islands of the Seychelles...
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...and part of a group of coralline islands, called the Amirante Archipelago.
...and part of a group of coralline islands, called the Amirante Archipelago.
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It lies about 140 miles southwest of Mahe.
It lies about 140 miles southwest of Mahe.
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Desroches Island has 10 miles of coconut-fringed, white sandy beaches...
Desroches Island has 10 miles of coconut-fringed, white sandy beaches...
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...circling the whole island.
...circling the whole island.
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Originally named Wood Island by British explorers...
Originally named Wood Island by British explorers...
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...it still has it's own coconut plantation today...
...it still has it's own coconut plantation today...
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...employing around 50 locals...
...employing around 50 locals...
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...who live in the island's central village.
...who live in the island's central village.
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Desroches Island's heartland is criss-crossed with paths...
Desroches Island's heartland is criss-crossed with paths...
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...and therefore perfectly suitable to explore by bicycle.
...and therefore perfectly suitable to explore by bicycle.
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After bicycle tours across the island...
After bicycle tours across the island...
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...or exciting boat trips and kajaking tours...
...or exciting boat trips and kajaking tours...
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...or even whilst relaxing on one of Desroches' stunning beaches...
...or even whilst relaxing on one of Desroches' stunning beaches...
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...picnic lunches can be delivered to you anywhere on the island.
...picnic lunches can be delivered to you anywhere on the island.
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Near the village, in the centre of Desroches Island, is an area set aside for giant tortoises.
Near the village, in the centre of Desroches Island, is an area set aside for giant tortoises.
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Desroches Island Lodge is a popular place to stay...
Desroches Island Lodge is a popular place to stay...
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...with semi-detached suites along the island's western beach...
...with semi-detached suites along the island's western beach...
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...and newly built villas along Madame Zabre beach on the northwestern coast.
...and newly built villas along Madame Zabre beach on the northwestern coast.
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Triggerfish island holiday

4 days • 1 locations
MAHÉ AIRPORT TO MAHÉ AIRPORT

Desroches is beautifully rugged and remote island atoll with stunning villas, slick Four Seasons service and exciting array of adventures above and below the waves.

US$6,950 - US$8,320 per person

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Four Seasons Desroches Island

Four Seasons Desroches Island

Desroches Island is a smart private island with some lovely suites, some very large, promising, new villas and even a small, working coconut plantation. It's fringed by stunning beaches, and beyond them coral reefs – with excellent snorkelling and diving.


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