The island of Mahe is located on the Seychelles archipelago, not far from the east coast of Africa. On the island it’s Pointe Larueinternational airport. Mahe is the largest island of the Seychelles archipelago. The total area of the island is 150 square kilometers.
Victoria is the capital of Mahe. This is the smallest capital in the world. The entire town is enveloped ingreen palm trees and plantations of cinnamon. The intersection of the two main streets is decorated with a miniature replica of the London's Big Ben. On Mahe Island there are plenty ofbustling beaches, as well ashidden lagoons. Here you can enjoy a variety of entertainments - diving, sailing, windsurfing and other water sports. Buses from Victoria constantly move to all parts of the island, so there is no problem moving from one beach to another.
But theMaheisland doesn’t mean only beaches. The island also features the Mont Fleuri Botanical Garden with the famous sea coconut tree and theMorne Seychellois National Park.
The most favorite of the tourists among the most popular hotels on the island is the Banyan Tree Hotel 5 * Seychelles, Mahe Intendance Bay. The hotel name comes from theBanyan tree, which in ancient times was considered a symbol of shade and shelter for weary travelers. Banyan Tree 5* Hotel offers a blend of romance and adventure, high-quality service and a fabulous holiday for its guests. The hotel's concept is rejuvenation of body, mind and soul. Banyan Tree 5* Hotel offers a natural and luxurious stay.
Banyan Tree is a large compound of luxury villas. Each villa is built in the tradition of the local architecture. The finish features only exotic eco- friendly materials, ethnic motives, elements of the colonial style.
This is an amazing place where you can escape from everyday life for a relaxing and rejuvenating trip. In May 2007 the hotel completed the set of luxury villas with six more houses- with 2 bedrooms and 2 swimming pools, and also the Club House opened. Here at your service is the great cuisine of Chez Lamar restaurant.
This is the only hotel on the island which offers a swimming pool in every unit and at the same time it is one of the most luxurious hotels in the Seychelles.