Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, Mahé, Seychelles
A typical day at North Island might involve tracking a rare Seychelles white-eye bird through the jungle, following a sea turtle into deep ocean chasms, or simply lying on one of four sa
At some point in the 16th century,piratesweary from pillaging and plundering took a break on Frégate Island, a 740-acre haven some 1,000 miles off the east coast of Africa.
The brilliant white sand of Petite Anse beach separates Mahé island’s lush green jungle from the bright-blue waters of the Indian Ocean, forming a striking setting for the Four Seasons R
"Don’t be alarmed if I make any sudden movements during the flight," says my helicopter pilot as I take the seat next to him on a piercingly bright morning at Frégate Island Private.
The Resort: No one will oblige you to do much of anything on North Island.
Once a gathering place for pirates, the pristine cove that is the setting for the Four Seasons Resort Seychelles is now perhaps the most peaceful stretch on Mahé, the main island in the Seychelles
In person, on the course that he designed at the new Four Seasons Golf Club Mauritius at Anahita, Ernie Els does not look as imposing as he does on TV.
Despite a new pool overlooking the Indian Ocean, a refurbished lobby, and a revamped restaurant menu and decor, Mauritius’ La Pirogue (+230.401.1688,
Here in the remote Seychelles Islands off the African coast, you’ll find crystal waters, coral reefs, verdant gardens, palm tree–fringed coastline, and unspoiled white-sand beaches.