Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas announces its debut in the Seychelles with the upcoming rebrand of the iconic Maia Luxury Resort & Spa, one of the country’s most exclusive and stylish properties.
Located on Mahé, the largest of the Seychelles islands, the resort is accessible via a short 35 min drive from Mahe Airport and is found on the south west coast amongst 30 acres of forest garden, nestled between the island’s unique granite rocks and Anse Louis Beach. The resort is your gateway to deserted beaches, uninhabited islands and incredible aquatic adventures.
Designed by Bill Bensley and Lek Bunnag, two of the world’s most highly respected luxury resort and hotel architects, the resort is regarded as one of Bensley’s favourite projects, with architecture and gardens designed to blend seamlessly with the tropical island landscape. Asian architectural influences abound and are reflected in the distinctive thatching, carved natural stone, precious woods and delicate metal work.
With the resort's Beyond All Inclusive’ concept, comprising the finest a la carte menus without time restrictions, so you can dine anywhere, anytime you like.
Residents can choose from an extensive menu of daily meals as well as personalised off-menu preferences, premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, daily yoga and qigong, unlimited exploration scuba diving and non-motorised watersports, and 24/7 dedicated villa host service.
Embrace secluded coastal harmony in this Anantara Maia Seychelles' exclusive resort flanked by lush floral and herb-filled gardens. Designed in perfect harmony with the surroundings, there are a total of only 30 exclusive villas that offer an exceptional intimate space for friends and family overlooking totally unspoilt natural beauty.
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Ocean View Pool Villa
Enjoy unparalleled luxury and views in this Anantara Maia Seychelles 250 sqm Ocean View Pool Villa that allows you to bask in the epitome of the Seychelles holiday experience in a charming haven finished to exceptional standards.
Located on the hill-crest, the bedroom features magnificent views of the Seychellois sea and offers a king-sized bed with high thread count linens for you to rest in comfort.
Adjoining the bedroom is a spacious and light-filled bathroom offers a bathroom with glass walled rainforest shower, dual vanity and maxi-sized Hermès Bath Collection amenities as standard.
The highlight is an outdoor sunken bathtub that faces the magnificent Seychellois sea.
Head out to your spacious outdoor gazebo that features plenty of relaxation space. Head to the alfresco dining area, or just chill in your private infinity pool and gaze out to the sea.
Premier Ocean View Pool Villa
Guests can also opt for Anantara Maia Seychelles' 250 sqm Premier Ocean View Pool Villa which features the same layout as the Ocean View Pool Villa, except that this is located on the hillside. Enjoy complete privacy with an innovative design and unobstructed views for supreme relaxation. Guests of the Premier Ocean View Villas will also receive additional premier villa benefits for stays of 3 days and above.
Premier Beach Pool Villa
Awaken to the sound of gentle waves lapping the sand in front of your Anantara Maia Seychelles' 250 sqm Premier Beach Pool Villa, with complete privacy and direct access to the beach.
Striking design features complement the subtle décor in these villas. The light-filled master bedroom features a king-size bed that allows you to take in ocean views and sea breeze.
Adjoining the bedroom is a spacious and light-filled bathroom offers a bathroom with glass walled rainforest shower, dual vanity and outdoor sunken bathtub with a view and maxi-sized Hermès Bath Collection amenities as standard.
Right outside, take a dip in your private infinity pool and a secluded outdoor gazebo with dining area and oversized day beds. Guests of the Premier Beach Pool Villas will also receive additional premier villa benefits for stays of 3 days and above.
Immerse yourself in the finest restaurants in Mahe. Anantara's Beyond All Inclusive concept, allowing you to dine anywhere, anytime without restrictions; with premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for you to freely choose from. Taste fine Seychelles fare and fresh dishes inspired by Creole, Asian, Indian, Japanese and Mediterranean influences. Each dining journey is accompanied by magnificent views, wherever you choose to have your meal.
In this exclusive Bill Bensley designed signature restaurant, take a seat and enjoy scrumptious food in a dramatic setting for a superlative dining experience. A beachfront position offers impressive views of the extraordinary scenery.
Tantalise the tastebuds with Mediterranean cuisine complemented by an Asian-Creole accent. Taste, texture, aroma and presentation are combined in the perfect fusion to give you a meal like no other. Stay cool in the open-sided dining room or al fresco on the soft sands.
Sunset Pool Bar
Stop by the Sunset Pool Bar after a day of exploring for a refreshing aperitif to start the evening. Positioned between the pool and ocean, this is the place to order drinks, no matter where the sun is in the sky.
The talented mixologist will whip up a favourite of yours or create something special before your eyes. Relax as you enjoy bursts of flavour from the international menu – from crisp, fresh salads made with local produce to expertly rolled sushi to whet the appetite while you take in the magnificent views.
The Wine Boutique
Travel the vineyards of the world on an enriching journey for your palate, in this elegant setting that has been awarded by WineSpectator for having the top 1% wines in the world. Hit the high notes with a mouthwatering wine pairing menu carefully curated by their master chefs and sommelier.
Dining by Design
Indulge your culinary fantasies with the ultimate private dining experience. Share a romantic meal in a choice of intimate settings on the hillside or beach. A flawlessly decorated table on the beach awaits, complete with a personal chef and impeccable service.
Toast each other over dinner at sunset or in the aromatic garden under the stars. Alternatively, choose to dine in the intimacy of your own villa or on your sun deck. Let your chef dream up the perfect menu or curate a selection of your personal favourites with Anantara's Beyond All-Inclusive Package.
Spa and Wellness
Located in the resort’s lush fragranced gardens with three luxurious open-air treatment rooms dedicated to rejuvenation and restoration, the Anantara Spa is a sanctuary that offers tailor-made Balinese massages and a range of beauty and facial treatments from the award-winning Omorovicza product house.
Indulge in luxurious spa therapies that combine the spa wisdom of both East and West in a quiet sanctuary nestled on the hillside. This stunning setting complements the Anantara Spa's therapies in easing away the tensions of modern life. Feel in harmony with nature as you experience healing therapies that replenish body and mind and nourish you holistically.
Whether you are looking for leisurely bliss or a rush of adrenaline, diversions at our resort ensure your every whim is catered for.
Explore the island’s 60 beaches to find the perfect sunbathing spot, relish in water sports activities, market/garden tours, and more. Guests can enjoy complimentary snorkelling, kayaking and paddle boarding. Certified divers can enjoy unlimited scuba diving.
For the more adventurous, take a helicopter flight from the resort’s private helipad to marvel at the lush vegetation that covers more than a fifth of the island or enjoy bird's eye view of neighbouring islands.
Very Important Kids (VIK)
Guests travelling with younger ones can relish in knowing that kids are pampered at this resort with their VIK activities, menus and spa treatments. Kids can join in cooking classes, painting and creating classes with their expert recreation team. Activities include: snorkelling classes, family excursion to La Digue island, walk with giant tortoises on Curieuse island or visit the bird sanctuary of Aride.
Find out more information on Anantara Maia' Seychelles' response to Covid-19 here.
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