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Alphonse Island Lodge

Hotel category
4 Star
Rooms
27
Wellness/Spa
YES
Internet
FREE
5 star dive center
Onsite
House reef
YES

Resort Highlights

  • No fewer than 60 Aldabra Tortoises that call this island, "home"
  • There's an Island Conservation Society Center on site 
  • Track turtles, witness hatchings or help with an ocean clean up
  • Located next door to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Aldabra 
  • Dinners made from fresh garden produce and forest harvests are served on the beach
  • Indulge in beauty treatments and massage at the Azure Spa 
  • The veggie garden has its own smoothie cafe for the freshest smoothies ever

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BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 50% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 50% (balance) is due 120 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 10% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 189 days prior to arrival
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel between 189 and 99 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 99 days prior to arrival

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Resort Description

Alphonse Island Lodge is a 4* resort located on Alphonse Island in the Seychelles' outer islands. 

The island is an hour's flight from Mahe and covered in coconut palms and tropical flora. There is a long stretch of white sand beach, lined with warm, clear and calm seas. 

Staying at Alphonse Island Lodge allows you to get away from it all, whilst retaining complete comfort and convenience. Facilities include Azure Spa, a Fishing Center, Blue Safari Dive Center and the Island Conservation Society Center. 

Le Lys bar and dining area is set directly on the beach. The chefs serve fresh and creative cuisine utilizing the island's garden produce, forest harvests and local fish. 

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Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI 5* Dive Resort in the Seychelles
  • Some of the most pristine dive sites in the world!
  • Chance to see pelagics, sharks, rays, turtles
  • Feild of soft coral, unique topography
  • Impeccably maintained equipment, specialist camera rental
  • Experienced guides, fully licensed skippers

Description

Blue Safari Dive Center is a PADI 5* Dive Resort located in the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean.

The dive center is based on Alphonse Island and offers perfectly maintained equipment, specialist camera rental and purpose built dive vessels for all 4 Blue Safari locations. 

Cosmoledo is located next door to the World Heritage Site of Aldabra and boasts the richest and most diverse areas of coral reef found anywhere in the Seychelles. Keep an eye out for sharks, rays and turtles.

Alphonse Island offers a huge variety of dive sites to suit all experience levels. Enjoy steep drop offs, massive sea fans, black corals and a variety of shark species!

Astove Island is a world of colour, famous for the acclaimed underwater documentary 'The Silent World', filmed by Jacques Cousteau. Here you will discover unique underwater topography and an abundance of large and predatory fish species. 

On Poivre Island, Manta Rays are regularly encountered!

DIVING SERVICES

PADI® Courses Available

  • Project Aware Specialties
  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves

Diving Facilities

  • Beach Front Location
  • House Reef
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • First Aid Kits

Languages spoken

  • English

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star

Dive boat facilities

  • Tea And Coffee
  • Ladder
  • Custom Built
  • Drinking Water
  • Shaded Space
  • Seating Area
  • Surface Interval Snacks

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Sandbank

Food & drink

  • Private Dining
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Spa Facility
  • Massage Services

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Gbp)

Conservation/Environment

  • Marine Conservation Program

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Kayaking

How to get there

Arrival

  • Alphonse Island is an hour flight from Mahé, the main island of the Seychelles. There are weekly flights that fly between Mahé and Alphonse each Saturday and selected Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • Guests are required to fly into Mahé at least four hours before the flight is scheduled to depart.
  • Alphonse Island is also accessible through private charter flights. 
  • Our team will assist you with all return flight reservations and flight timings between Mahé and Alphonse, directly following your booking confirmation. 

Arrival

  • It is important that you leave enough time between returning to Mahe and departing on your international flight home. Otherwise, delays reaching Mahe may result in missed connections. 

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