• Denis Private Island, Seychelles

Denis Private Island

A heavenly island paradise

Denis Private Island is a private island made up of 375 hectares of natural beauty, home to 25 stylish cottages surrounded by exotic bird life, sea life, flowers and fauna — a rare ecosystem. Relax in the privacy of your own private furnished terrace, relishing gorgeous ocean views and tropical tranquility, and dine in the restaurant where 80% of food is locally sourced from the organic farm. This barefoot luxury and personal service is complemented by complimentary kayaking, snorkelling and nature tours to make your trip one that you'll never forget. 

Hayes & Jarvis Rating

Guide Price

 £3,999  per person
Hotel Category
Deluxe
Location Type
Away from it all
TripAdvisor Review
Tripadvisor rating 569 Reviews
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Hotel highlights

  • Complimentary snorkelling and kayaking
  • Stylish and private beachfront cottages
  • Rich in natural beauty and wildlife
  • PADI Dive Centre

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    13:00
  • Check-out Time:
    10:00
  • 25 rooms
  • Transfer duration: Approx. 30 minute flight from Mahé Internation Airport

Main Facilities

  • Diving
  • Watersports

Accommodation Type

  • Authentic
  • Barefoot style
  • Hidden gem
  • Private island

Board Basis Options

  • Full Board

For Families

  • Babysitting

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Denis Private Island

  • Away from it all
  • Approx. 30 minute flight from Mahé International Airport
569 Reviews 92% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 481
  • Very Good 54
  • Average 19
  • Poor 8
  • Terrible 7

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Nov 14, 2019

Outstanding Stay

Harlech, United Kingdom

Stunning Island, beautiful people and fantastic food. A perfect stay for our special occasion. Whether it was swimming with green turtles on the east of the island, rubbing the giant tortoises necks, doing a tour of the island with one of the managers to understand what they do to be so self sufficient and improve the endemic species while visiting the 50+ baby tortoises they are raising on the way round. stunning birds everywhere and baby tern chicks sat on the thinnest of bracnhe. All of this made it a perfect stay for us. Just beautiful. What made it more special were all the staff on the island, whether it was the gardeners to the general manager everyone of them made you feel like a family guest, they couldn't have cared for us any better. We hope to return very soon
Nov 07, 2019

Perfect

Portscatho, United Kingdom

I stayed on Denis Island with family for the first week and then had a week solo. Its a beautiful island with lots of birds, which I enjoyed. The spacious rooms all led down to your own bit of beach. The beaches were very clean. I went snorkelling the second week. We saw sharks, turtles and colourful fish. Such a shame a lot of the coral has been destroyed by storms and bleaching. My daughter and partner went scuba diving and they were really impressed with the variety of fish and coral. The highlight for me was 3 manta rays swimming 6 feet from the waters edge!!! Great experience. The staff were all so helpful and friendly and the food was very good with much of it reared and grown on the island. If you want a peaceful holiday, being looked after so well then Denis Island is for you. Hopefully I will return.
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Denis Private Island

Facilities

PADI Dive Centre

In this part of the world, diving is extraordinary. Take your first steps into this unforgettable activity or continue your diving journey with PADI accreditation at the island's dive centre.

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Island Tour

With such a vast myriad of fauna, flora, bird life, ocean life and divine island authenticity, island tours of Denis Private Island are a must during your trip. You'll be taken around by an island expert on a buggy, a guide who will point out the most fascinating island inhabitants and lead you through enticing forest trails. This rare eco system is also home to turtle nesting at certain times of the year, and even a working farm where the restaurant grows most of its produce.

Library

Home to books and magazines in a variety of languages, topics and genres; the library is also where you'll find the only television on the island. Complimentary Wi-Fi, internet access and indoor games are also available, as well as presentations occasionally, detailing the efforts of island nature conservation and history.

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Daily Activities

On the island you'll find forest paths to explore, beaches to roam, and waters to relax in, and if you like, the resort offers bicycle hire, a tennis court and billiards. Please note that certain activities may be payable locally.

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Water Sports

Guests are able to enjoy complimentary snorkelling in the house reef which is just a short paddle from the beach, and kayaks are also available free of charge so you can take a trip around the island. Sport Fishing expeditions are also offered. Restrictions: Fishing activities payable locally.

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Spa Treatments

Find your ultimate sense of peace and relaxation with a treatment from the resort's qualified spa staff, all in the privacy of your own cottage. Oils are sourced from the island itself, formulated to really put you in touch with its natural paradise.

Denis Private Island

Room Types

Beach Cottage

The beachfront cottages are stylish and appealing throughout; with comfortable living areas and king-sized beds. You can relax on the furnished verandah or sun loungers down on the sand, and additionally they include wine chillers, minibars, and an open-air bathroom with private courtyard.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Fridge
  • Ironing Facilities
  • MP3 dock
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Deluxe Beach Cottage

A more spacious option, these cottages offer style and privacy with open terraces leading to private gardens and the beach. Relax on your own beachfront private deck with sala, daybed and sun loungers down on the sand, and enjoy bright interiors with king-sized beds, living areas, minibars, and an open-air bathroom with rain shower and bath which opens onto a private courtyard.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Fridge
  • Ironing Facilities
  • MP3 dock
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Denis Private Island

Food & Drink

Restaurant

Dining on the island is a delicious assortment of freshly prepared buffets, live cooking stations and themed evening dinners which include local Creole delights, sushi nights, and beach barbecues. Five course table d'hôte meals are also on the menu, offering elegant and memorable food experiences. Denis Private Island restaurant requires a dress code after 19:00pm - gentlemen are requested to wear long trousers in the bar and restaurant. Shoes are not compulsory.

Bar

The bar and lounge are decorated with contemporary "rustic chic" styling; a comfortable ambiance for drinks and conversation. You may also like to enjoy a refreshment on the pool deck or down at the beach.

Board Basis Options

Full Board

Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served in the restaurant including buffet breakfasts and themed dinners as per schedule. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access and Wi-Fi in the library, snorkelling equipment hire and kayaks free of charge.

Denis Private Island

Family Friendly Facilities

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Babysitting

Babysitting is available on request so you can leave your little ones in safe hands for a few hours. Subject to an additional charge, to be payed locally.

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Special Offers

Early booking discount

Save up to 10% on your accommodation

Save up to 10% on your accommodation when your book more that 30 days prior to your stay.

  • Black out dates may apply.
  • Minimum 3 night stay required.
  • Not combinable with any other offer. 

Honeymoon offer

Save up to 25% on your accommodation

Save up to 25% on your accomodation when you are celebrating your honeymoon along with the below addtions: 

- A bottle of champagne
- A private starlight dinner once (weather permit)
- A sunset cocktail per person once
- A voucher for 10 % discount on spa treatments

  • Black out dates may apply.
  • Minimum 4 night stay required.
  • Not combinable with any other offer. 

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