On the 1st October 2016, Alphonse Island, Seychelles will be making its debut into the luxury travel sector and will offer its guests sensational and unique experiences that cannot be encountered anywhere else in the Seychelles. The Alphonse Group of Islands, which comprise of the uninhabited islands of St Francois and Bijoutier as well as the inhabited island of Alphonse, are considered to the most remote, pristine and unspoilt group of islands in the Seychelles.
Alphonse Island has taken significant steps to transform the island to appeal to the lucrative luxury travel market. All 22 Beach Bungalows and five spacious Beach Villas have been extensively refurbished, along with the beach bar and restaurant, in a style and colour palate that reflects the ambience and atmosphere of the island.
Positioning itself as an ‘experience for all the senses’, Alphonse Island will be primarily focusing on the wide range of truly magical and wonderful encounters that are exclusive to the island itself.
‘Alphonse Island has gained an enviable reputation as one of the best fly fishing destinations in the world. However, the Alphonse Group of Islands are stunningly beautiful and we wanted to share the encounters that families, children, honeymooners and couples can experience within these remote islands. Experiences are our luxury and it is these experiences that are unique to Alphonse, St Francois and Bijoutier. We are offering something exceptional and in today’s travel industry, people want more than a private plunge pool and butler, they want to explore, discover and create memories that will last a lifetime and that’s exactly what Alphonse Island offers.” Enthuses Keith Rose-Innes, Managing Director of Alphonse Island.
Fully encompassing the true spirit of the Seychelles, guests staying at Alphonse Island can gain a proficient understanding of the pristine, unspoilt environment that exists. Alphonse Island has implemented a wide and varied range of activities and excursions which include but are not limited to: snorkelling trips, diving lessons and visits to nearby dive sites as well as island and nature conservation walks to the remote and uninhabited islands of Bijoutier and St Francois.
Alphonse Island’s foray into the luxury travel sector will add a new and exciting dimension to the current offering available in the Seychelles. It will provide guests with an array of experiences that are exceptionally unique to Alphonse Island.