Annual Gallivanter’s Guide readers’ poll lists luxury Seychelles resort in first place


Situated on the horseshoe-shaped bay of Petite Anse, Four Seasons Resort Seychelles offers treetop-living in private pool villas, with an award-winning hilltop spa and a powder-white beach running the length of the bay.

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles has been named Best Resort in the Indian Ocean in the 2015 Gallivanter’s Awards for Excellence, by luxury travel advisory Gallivanter’s Guide. The Resort secured almost half of all votes in this category, with a score of 42%.

These annual awards are the results of votes cast by the publication’s subscribers – a readership that represents more than 40 countries. Further to the success of the Resort, the awards also saw Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts recognized as the Best Hotel Group Worldwide, through a score of 54%.

Commenting on the award recognition, General Manager Adrian Messerli, says: “This is a wonderful accolade for our Resort. To have secured such a high rating is truly a testament to the exceptional levels of service delivered by our team, who are able to create such memorable experiences for each one of our guests to enjoy in the paradise of Seychelles.”

Alain St.Ange, the island’s Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, joined Sherin Naiken, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and Anne Lafortune, the PS for Tourism, to say congratulations to Adrian Messerli, the General Manager of the Four Seasons Seychelles, and his team for receiving the award. “Today as you are receiving such a recognition on a world stage you are doing the Seychelles Brand of Tourism credit. The spirit of working together for Seychelles pays dividends for you as a resort and for the islands visibility. When the tourism industry of Seychelles is working the People of our islands are assured of a better future,” said Minister St.Ange.

Seychelles is a founding member of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) . For more information on Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange, click here.