There are many beautiful places to go to when it comes to holidays: from incredible mountain ranges to rain-forests, stunning beaches and old cities. Well, some places just leave you speechless. One such place is North Island in Seychelles. This island paradise is a beautiful sanctuary perfect for those who are looking for an unspoiled and gorgeous tropical heaven. A getaway to this place will make a long lasting and unique memory for years to come.
This spectacular tropical retreat is very often referred to as “Noah’s Ark” and as one of the most beautiful places in the world. It is located just 5 km north of Silhouette Island and 27 km northwest of Mahé being one of the 42 “inner” islands in Seychelles.
The island includes four amazing beaches: Honeymoon Cove, West Beach, Dive Beach and East Beach. The place is now undergoing a natural habitat rehabilitation process driven by Wilderness Safaris. Their aim is to rehabilitate the natural habitats and to reintroduce endangered Seychelles flora and flora.
If you intend to give the place a try, then you should know that accommodation here includes 11 handcrafted guest villas that have been built with material reaped from the island during the rehabilitation process. Just a few steps from the fine sand beach, the luxury lodges include air-conditioned main and second bedrooms and dressings, lounge and dining areas, 200 square meters of outside decking as well private pools which makes them perfect for a family vacation.
All the villas have been individually handcrafted offering the perfect environment in which to relax and sleep. The luxury kitchens and furniture and the interior design accompanied by the scenic beauty of the island will make your stay there a wonderful experience.
Among the facilities you’ll find on the island, there’s a dining room and library, the North Island lounge, a rim-flow swimming pool, a health spa and gym, a world-class dive center as well as a sunset bar and restaurant. All these only enhance the beauty of the place. The sheer luxury and the natural scenery have made the 2006 Condé Nast Traveller Readers Awards to vote North Island as “No 1 in the World – Best of the Best”.
There are many activities you can opt for when on North Island. You can go on foot, on a bike or on the Island Buggies (electric carts). Enjoy some of the best scuba dive sites in the world or explore the island from the water by using the sea kayaks. Boat around North Island or go fishing. Enjoy the island’s magic through entertainment and exercise. You can also relax with a spa treatment at North Island Spa, a place of timelessness and spectacular natural beauty.
Moreover, the head chef will create a food based on each individual’s own taste. After explaining the North Island cuisine concept, the head chef prepares a menu depending on each guest’s food preferences. The exotic dishes and the finest natural products just complete the great experience one can have on North Island.
All in all, if you really want to reward yourself, then try a North Island holiday, and you’ll definitely not regret it.