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Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island

  • Desroches Island, Seychelles

    March 2018

    Budi Widodo (Resort Manager)
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 71

  • Guest Rooms: 61
  • Suites: 10

Number of Residential Units: 13

Design Aesthetic:

  • Simple, natural luxury – with vintage touches that echo the era of 19th-century explorers
  • Every accommodation features its own private pool, garden and direct beach access
  • Outdoor showers are a highlight of the contemporary and spacious bathrooms
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Architect: Eco-ID Consulting Ltd

Interior Designer(s): Eco-ID Consulting Ltd

Landscape Gardeners: One Degree North Ltd

Location: The only resort on the 6 kilometre (3.75 mile) private island of Desroches in the Outer Amirantes, a 35 minute flight from Mahé


  • Originally named wood island due to the dense vegetation
  • Producer of copra; coconut flesh from which the oil is extracted
  • Gained independence in 1976, returned to be a part of the Seychelles
  • The Conservation Centre of the island was opened in 2008


Circle of Connection Spa

Number of Treatment Rooms: 5

Product Range: Sodashi and TheraNaka

Signature Treatments:

  • Moonlight Yoga on the Runway – Feel a sense of freedom openness, mobility and positivity
  • Ginger and Lavender Poultice Massage – A sensorial journey with fragrances of lavender and ginger

Interior Designer: Eco-ID Consulting Ltd

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Restaurant: Claudine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Open: All day
  • Seating: Covered seating for 52; outdoor seating for 46
  • Designer: Eco-ID Consulting Ltd

Restaurant: The Lighthouse  

  • Cuisine: Premium island grill
  • Open: Dinner only
  • Outdoor Seating: Covered seating for 18, outdoor seating for 30, plus seating for 16 at the first floor bar lounge
  • Designer: Eco-ID Consulting Ltd

Restaurant: The Deli

  • Cuisine: Sushi and raw bar, open all day
  • Outdoor Seating: Covered seating for 10
  • Designer: Eco-ID Consulting Ltd

Lounge: The Bar

  • Outdoor Seating: lounge seating for 20, with 8 at the bar
  • Designer: Eco-ID Consulting Ltd


  • Number of Pools: 1

Fitness Facilities

  • 24 hour Fitness Centre with cardio machines, free weights and stretching area

Special Features:

  • Circle of Connection Spa and Wellness Program

Sample Fitness Activities:

  • In-house yogi conducts daily yoga sessions
  • Private yoga sessions available
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On-site Activities:

  • Beach
  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Cycling
  • Discovery Centre
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Jogging
  • Kayaking
  • Nature walks
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Paddle boarding
  • Petanque
  • Tortoise sanctuary
For Younger Guests

Kids for All Seasons: Supervised children's program in a dedicated facility

  • Outdoor playground
  • Relaxation rooms
  • Children’s bicycles
  • Dedicated teen program
  • Children’s amenities
  • BMX track
  • Complimentary daily activities
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Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Member of the Green Globe program for sustainable travel and tourism
  • Resort-specific Sustainability Management Plan in place
  • Bicycles available for guest use
  • Electrically powered golf buggies and scooters used by employees
  • Vegan and vegetarian menu items available
  • Energy sourced from on-island solar farm, the second largest in the Seychelles
  • Elimination of single-use plastic water bottles
  • Cage-free eggs
  • Employees participate in an annual charity event, Run for Hope, to raise awareness and funds for cancer research
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