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The Cerf Island Resort, located in the middle of the St. Anne National Marine Park, offers 24 private luxury villas. The resort is the perfect location to enjoy breathtaking sunsets and revel in Cerf Island's peace and tranquility.
7 × Hideaway Villa (up to 2 people)
5 × Tortoise Suite (up to 4 people)
Activities and specials:
- Enjoy the island's serene, tropical atmosphere and relax on the fine, sandy beach.
- Discover some of the Seychelles' most beautiful sunsets from the heli-platform.
- Go snorkeling around the extensive coral reef that begins at the resort's beach.
- The trip to Mahé takes approximately ten minutes, and the hotel's own 'Lagoon Taxi' makes the trip serveral times each day. Mahé offers many beautiful beaches, the Seychelles' vibrant capital Victoria, and an exciting rainforest area to explore.
- The 'Lagoon Taxi' is free of charge at the following times: Cerf - Mahé: 8.30, Mahé - Cerf: 15.30. Other trips depend on availability, and are charged at €12/person each way.
- Arrival and departure transfers are charged at €30/person for the return trip. This price is the same regardless of the time of the trip.
- Transport between Cerf and Mahé is offered to allow guests to enjoy dinner on Mahé. The price is €12/person. We can recommend the Board Walk Restaurant on Eden island for its delicious drinks and tasty octopus salad.
- The hotel also provides a transfer to Mahé's jetty, instead of Eden Island, which allows you to take a further ferry to Praslin.
- Guests can hire a canoe or kayak from the hotel.
- There is also a tennis court, panorama terrace at the island's peak, internet lounge with DVDs, library, snooker table and table tennis (free of charge) and two restaurants.
- Cerf Island Resort offers an all-inclusive package. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch, and a mouth-watering four-course dinner with a beautiful night-time view of the main island, Mahé. This package also includes unlimited free drinks (exceptions apply).
- Celebrate your wedding on Cerf Island! Attractive Discounts, Wedding Ceremony at any location of your choice, Sunset Cruise, Beach Dinner, Manicure & Pedicure and so much more to make your big day a memorable one!
The Cerf Island Resort is one of the Seychelles' best-kept secrets. While many other high-end resorts in the Seychelles charge four-figure fees for an overnight stay, this resort makes a conscious effort to remain affordable while maintaining the same high standards of luxury you'd expect elsewhere. This balance may be the main reason for the resort's success. Our customers certainly think so, with the resort receiving top recommendations from clients. It also ranks amongst the most-requested accommodations in our programme.
However, it's not just the price that's attractive about the Cerf Island Resort; its spectacular location at the tip of the island is another huge reason for the resort's success. Two fine, sandy beaches are easily-accessible from the complex, and the resort's grounds stretch over 5 hectares up to Cerf Island's highest point. A total of 24 villas in 3 different categories (Hillside Villas, Hideaway Villas, and Tortoise Suites) are situated amidst the untouched local scenery.
Small bridges and jungle paths wind through the well-maintained vegetation, and at the centre of the resort lies a spacious, airy restaurant by the beach, surrounded by a bar, reception area, two pool areas, and a large lounge/relaxation area. Here, you can also access WiFi, allowing you to catch up with the rest of the world if you so wish.
The Cerf Island Resort is the island's most luxurious accommodation, and can be recommended to any Seychelles holidaymaker looking for a quiet, tropical location. The untouched nature that surrounds the resort provides a feeling of exclusivity, and this atmosphere comes at a great price too. For these reasons, the Seyvillas team can easily recommend the resort to you!
The resort has two fine-dining restaurants, although they are not open at the same time. The staff arrange the guests in such a way to give them the best impression of their surroundings, the best wind and sunlight conditions, and the best view of the colourful Indian Ocean. The breakfast is served à la carte, while lunch can either be from the light meal menu or à la carte (please note: guests with an all-inclusive package are served a set-menu lunch). The evening meal is served as a set menu for all half board guests. Once a week, the resort offers a Creole evening, with Creole food and live music at no extra cost to the in-house guest. At the moment, the only bar that is open is the restaurant bar, but the resort aims to have the Pool Bar Lounge up-and-running as soon as possible.
Size: 58 m² with 22 m² veranda.
Veranda: Sheltered private veranda running the whole length of the villa with high-quality furniture.
Facilities: Kingsize bed, spacious open-air en suite bathroom with hair dryer, outdoor shower, and double bathtub. Air-conditioning, mini bar, ceiling fan, safe, walk-in wardrobe, telephone, flatscreen satellite TV, DVD/MP3/CD/ player, laundry service, in-room dining.
Size: 58 m² and 22 m² veranda, plus 20 m² private sun garden.
Facilities: Kingsize bed, spacious open-air en suite bathroom with hair dryer, outdoor shower, and jacuzzi bathtub. Air-conditioning, mini bar, ceiling fan, safe, walk-in wardrobe, telephone, flatscreen satellite TV, DVD/MP3/CD/ player, laundry service, in-room dining.
Size: 70 m² and 30 m² veranda.
Verandah: Sheltered private veranda running the whole length of the villa with high-quality furniture.
Facilities: Master bedroom with kingsize bed, second bedroom with double or twin beds, two large en suite bathrooms with hair dryer, shower, and jacuzzi bathtub. Two separate lounge rooms with day bed, air-conditioning, mini bar, ceiling fans, safe, walk-in wardrobe, telephone, flatscreen satellite TV, DVD/MP3/CD player, laundry service, in-room dining.
Additional Price Information
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Children under the age of 7 are not permitted to stay at the resort.
For the peak season (24.12. - 06.01.), the minimum stay is 3 nights. For all other periods there is no minimum stay.
Compulsory Festive season supplement on the 24.12 and on the 31.12: €50/person.
Boat transfers on arrival and departure are not included: €30/person.
Guests can book an all-inclusive package for €105/person per night. This package can be booked in conjunction with the Early-Bird, Stay-Pay and Long-Stay offers. Please note that for the Early-Bird, Stay-Pay and Long-Stay offers, charges still apply for the all-inclusive package.
Late check-out possible (subject to availability): fees apply.
Please be informed that refurbishment works will take place at the tennis court until 01.02.2020 (estimated) from Mondays to Saturdays from 9:00 to 16:00. The expected noise level will be at a minimum so as not to disrupt guests and service.
- This travel offer is not suitable for people with reduced mobility (please contact the SeyVillas team for more information or if you have any questions on this topic).
- Travel services will be carried out in English. In certain cases, German, French, or Italian may be spoken.
- Information about passport, visa, and healthcare requirements can be found here.
Special offer - You save 35%Valid in travel period: 10.01.2020 - 21.12.2020 Minimum stay: 3 nights in valid travel period Bookable until 31.01.2020*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.
Long-Stay Offer - You save 25%Valid in travel period: 01.11.2019 - 31.10.2021 Minimum stay: 7 nights in valid travel period
Long-Stay Offer - You save 20%Valid in travel period: 01.11.2019 - 31.10.2021 Offer valid if the length of stay is between 4 and 6 nights (inclusive) in valid travel period
Early Bird Discount - 10% discount for bookings made at least 60 days before the arrivalValid in travel period: 01.11.2019 - 31.10.2021 Minimum stay: 2 nights in valid travel period
Honeymoon Offer - You save 25%Valid in travel period: 01.11.2019 - 31.10.2021 Minimum stay: 4 nights in valid travel period
We enjoyed the stay very much although the rooms need maintenance and they only provide WiFi for an outrageous price. The staff was very friendly. We enjoyed our trips around the hotel, especially the Kanu trip. The food in the hotel needs an upgrade.
Very good services Translation (FR): GoogleTranslate
Accommodation was very good. Less good was the food. For breakfast you could choose from the menu, got toast (white or dark). If you ordered dark toast, you still got white toast. but you could always reorder, as much as you wanted. The waiters were odt new and young, which meant that they z. T. English understood poorly and thus the order did not work as desired. It was not uncommon that orders from several tables were confused when serving. At dinner there was always starter soup. The main course was good, the dessert was ok. Our impression was that the kitchen manager did not put much effort into getting the new staff in and preparing the food. The new employees were left to their own devices when the experienced staff did not have the time. Overall, the hotel appears on a sloping level. Kayaks were unusable and nothing was done to fix them. Rather, the tactics of the hotel management was that the tourists either spend the day at the pool and in between ordering expensive drinks or you take to pay for transfers of the hotel to be brought to certain places or from there to be picked up again. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
A very good starting point for all snorkeling and diving fans. The Starnd directly in front of the hotel is relatively small. But you can easily access the adjacent beaches - and they are beautiful. The hotel itself is very good, but with small deductions. The staff is very helpful, the food is very good, the facility is well kept, the massage was good and strong, etc. In order to meet our desire for a villa with sea view, we were on the second day even moved to another, larger accommodation , The deductions come from a visually as well as odorlessly hidden garbage dump, lightly soiled towels and the pads on the sun loungers are simply wet after the regular rain showers (will not be cleared away or protected from the rain). Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Cerf Island is a beautiful little island. The hotel area blends nicely into the nature, but is already a bit getting old. The family villa was clean overall. The equipment of the villa was however - except for the new bath - a bit older. Due to the wood processing and the shadow situation, the rooms seemed a bit dark and musty; but were okay. The staff, especially the front desk staff, were always friendly and helpful. The breakfast buffet is not really generous to call. However, many delicacies can be ordered from the breakfast menu. The dinner buffet was varied and delicious. The hotel can only offer small beaches because of the location, but they are quite adequate. The hotel offers free canoes and pedal boats for exploring the island. The underwater landscape is really worth seeing. Unfortunately, the hotel had problems with the internet / wi-fi connection, so we were largely isolated from the outside world. The hotel's guest PC was quite slow and poor. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Beautiful little island, in the middle of the National Park Sainte Anne Marine, snorkeling is a dream! The resort is a bit dated but neat and clean. The villas are very spacious, nicely furnished and have a nice balcony / terrace. The half board was varied and good! The staff and the management convince by friendliness and a very charming helpfulness! Really great :-) Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Unfortunately, that was a real disappointment, if you come from the Hilton, even the transfer by boat on a rough seas was an impertinence, I would like to drive here no longer. Front desk was friendly also the front desk staff have friendly explained everything. Our villa was almost at the top of the mountain, that was no problem as we were always driven up with the electric buggy. The complex with the distributed villas in the forest and the infinity pools looked nice. Now I count the numerous points of criticism: the food - breakfast a joke, much too little, nothing was refilled, constantly you had to ask to refuel, a pot of coffee for 24 rooms? We were really scared of not getting full - evening buffet was a disaster for us, did not taste at all, several other guests felt the same way, the chef was at the buffet all the time and looked a nasty which was very unpleasant, I would recommend to anyone from this Hotel discourage - the villa way too dark, even if you turn on all the lights available, outdoor pool with mosquitoes and no mosquito repellent disaster, after 2 minutes you had 3 new stitches, nothing is done for the guests while the Hilton is everywhere Yellow signs are the mosquitoes attract and sprayed - first outdoor pool was clean and good, the second outdoor pool was nothing cleaned, wood broke around the pool and broken laths, here I had the impression that nothing is maintained - the advertised Hiking Trail through the island to discover rare animals there was no more and the advertised great snorkeling area at the hotel was also not available, the hotel is unfortunately in a very draughty corner and you could not go to the jetty at the jetty - Wi-Fi and internet were now the absolute disaster, only at the front desk free of charge and often did not go, so bad I have not yet experienced anywhere and I traveled around the world, based on inquiries that was justified with the poor provider - garbage bags were often up to 3 days before they were removed - even with the canoes to go to the other islands would probably only for trained, much too far, we probably would have left us in the middle of the sea, the forces, for. For example, to Moyenne Island it was 10 minutes by motorboat, many statements I had read in advance were not so easy- Seyvillas should seriously consider this hotel from the program increase - other guests wanted to complain to the organizers also about the hotel ! Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Our stay on Cerf Island was comfortable, the service was very good. If you have a concern was immediately responded and any defects repaired. Prakash was very accommodating and he was very attentive to the concerns of the guests. The villas were very clean, comfortable and very spacious, with a lovely veranda. The resort is perfectly integrated into nature. It is located on a slope with some steep road and stairs to each villa. There is a chauffeur service that will take you to the villa by car. For handicapped people or wheelchair users, the system is not suitable. The food was presented very nicely in buffet form. The kitchen varied and excellent in taste. The service staff in the restaurant and at the bar was very attentive, so that you did not miss anything. The complex has two well maintained swimming pools and a small beach from which you can reach the other beaches of the island at low tide. The opportunity to snorkel and swim, kayak and paddleboat provide variety. A variety of excursion possibilities as well. We'll be back! Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Nice, quiet area. Perfect for snorkeling on the offshore reef. Very courteous and friendly staff. The dinner is chosen in the morning in 4 courses. It is good and plentiful, but rather loveless cooked with little variety. It is hardly cooked Creole, more Indian-international. We found that a pity on the Seychelles, so a star deduction. Our villa (Karkasay) was very nice with sea view. We had booked this villa as a customer request and received promptly. Perfect. A true vacation. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
The Cerf Island Resort has changed in my opinion to its detriment. We were there about 10 years ago and have better memories. The staff and especially the on-duty manager are very nice and accommodating. We even got an upgrade because the villa assigned to us first had only one garden (with a blazing sun without any possibility to sit somewhere in the shade). But cleanliness (bathrobes were dirty and partly with holes) left to be desired. The sheets were partly broken and the pillows smelt. The paths were only swept directly at the restaurant and reception. There was no towel in the ladies' room. In the room you had to haggle almost every towel. The breakfast was extremely poor. Everything indicates that more than savings. Unfortunately, these were the negative experiences - otherwise the hotel is of course extremely great. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
We where in vacation for 4 nights in Cerf island resort.
The only good thing i can say is the location.
Not only that the food was bad and the 4 star hotel miserliness was remarkable.
On the day of arrival we saw in the guest information directory " We know your vacation time is precious..."
I would like to share the interpretation of Mark Borreu(resident manager) for the guest precious time
We stayed in 2 villas on the first day of our arrival:
I took a shower the water drainage of the shower was blocked, causing the water to flow in to the vila. After more then one hour it was fixed,when I wanted to turn on the air-conditioning the remote did not work another half hour spent.
I did not say nothing to the hotel.
The morning after when i wanted to take shower there was no water at all.
We went to breakfast and there was no water in breakfast in this resort if you want water in breakfast you should pay!
In the villas (I found later) the resort supposed to put 1 bottle of water for each gust per day. There was no bottles in one of the villas for the first day in the other villa we did not get the water.
The reaction of the resort manager was that these are small details.
A manager explain that the reason for not having water in the villa was that they use 2 tanks of water and when one is empty they open the second.I understand that the manager could not forecast that the opening of the second tank should be done at 9:00 am when every one wants to use water.
I do understand that problems in hotel can happened but the accumulation of problem showing the poor management of this resort, In general instead of understanding and offering some compensation, the manager was unpleasant to my complaints and did not offer any compensation.
I recommend avoiding Cerf island resort!!!
Accommodation as described in description ... Staff very friendly ... Location Brilliant to have rest. Food (we had full board) in order. But no comparison to Le Duc or Hilton. In between there are felt 2-3 stars. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
The most beautiful and peaceful accommodation, everything to the fullest satisfaction. All requests were fulfilled immediately. The spa area, with an exceptionally good masseuse, is also to be praised. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Cerf is the blast, pure relaxation, canoes and pedal boats are at leisure, the staff always approachable and friendly, beautiful bungalow with a bathroom under the open sky, first choice, really a dream! Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Old-fashioned hotel does not correspond to a 4-star apart from the rooms that are spacious, no sea view, buffet type boarding house, few carts to accompany us, some staff and not French speaking Waiting on the dock on arrival It we had to call to get someone to pick us up Translation (FR): GoogleTranslate
This hotel is very nicely integrated into the landscape. All staff are super friendly. The villas are really great. Also the food is recommended. The evening buffet is clear, but very tasty. Here you can swim and snorkel well. Also recommended for families with older children. It is very nice to take a canoe and explore the Marine Park. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Congratulations to the whole staff of Cerf resort and in particular to: Shubam, Prakash, the team From the bar, restaurant, shuttle boat: very very nice, available, accessible, professional! Translation (FR): GoogleTranslate
This hotel was in its entirety a dream hotel for us: wonderful location, stunning reception, extremely friendly staff, large houses, very good food and a high degree of individuality. We also had a very good back massage. The time in this hotel we enjoyed the maximum and recovered excellent. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
This island is an earthly paradise and the resort is all that you want. Go there. Highly recommended Translation (IT): GoogleTranslate
Everything was wonderful, only the lunch of the full board on the day of departure was (despite our departure) in the late evening (petty) not granted, this was there ... Unfortunately an unlovely experience at the end. The location in the marine park is great for snorkeling, we loved it. And the beauty of the entire system is of course out of the question! Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
A dream. Location, staff, accommodation, restaurant, bar - all great. Unfortunately located in the departure lane. Not always seaweed. Nice trips to the surrounding islands possible. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
We wanted to make Cerf at the end of the vacation, Seyvillas persuaded us to put this inseal to the beginning. Cerf is quite unspectacular if you know the other islands, but is good for down and arriving and as a first impression very positive. Big plus: Extremely short transfer time after the long flight. The hotel is very friendly, the bungalows are huge and great. The first supper was unfortunately disappointing (Creole evening), the others for it absolutely ok. The hotel also offered a boat trip to Moyenne Island - we used and can recommend! Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Very nice resort; spacious, steep paths or stairs. You can drive around with the small electric car. Garden: I especially liked the fact that some plants, trees are signposted. Villas: magnificent, with all amenities. Upon arrival at the small hotel owned harbor one is received by the manager and accompanied. Hotel and restaurant staff nice, polite and patient-unfortunately, little English. View from the hotel beaches (there are 2): you see the harbor of Mahe and Eden Island - there are more beautiful beaches on Cerf Island. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Finally 4 nights on Cerf Island. Great huge wooden bungalow (got a double upgrade, because so few guests were there) in the countryside overlooking Mahe. Terrace 11 meters long and 3 meters wide. Most comfortable loungers, plenty of space. Food good (HP). Snorkelling facilities (needlefish, baby lemon sharks, etc.). No roads, only on the beach on foot, and a path to the other island side (Marine National Park). Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Were there 2 years ago and very satisfied, but the service has decreased significantly! Cerf is a dream, the hotel is not more! Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Welcome to paradise! The reception manager is top, stands with advice and act (felt around the clock) to the side. The service staff could be better and in our opinion it is very annoying when the waitress is serving with flipflops, especially at dinner. Pedalo and kayak rental Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
After our sailing trip a nice place to relax. The hotel was very nice, the Tortoise suite very nice. The staff was very nice and friendly, however, every morning there were no beach towels, although one should assume that the guests like to go to the beach after breakfast ... that could be better organized. The beach is also nice, but very narrow and small at high tide. The boat service to Victoria was great, the organization on the day of departure surprised us positively, it was in the evening a breakfast with fresh fruit, cake and yogurt in the room, as we had to leave the hotel at 5 o'clock. The suitcases were picked up directly from the room and brought to the shuttle boat. If you do not want to do a lot here is in good hands, for "explorers" rather a hotel on Mahe take. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
The upgrade was great and we really enjoyed the big villa! Great service, very nice people at the staff and service! The food was very good! Everyone was eager to make our stay a memorable one! Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Unfortunately, the entire area was in a messy condition, the garden was not maintained. No pool service, for a 4 star hotel very inattentive service, kayak broken, beach chairs at the house damp and not usable. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Very nice resort, nice, well-kept facility on a slope. Beautiful, spacious villa with bathroom outside. Air conditioning of the restaurant was in the lower part of the area very clearly to hear. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Almost everything was wonderful. Nice villas, unfortunately a bit too dark and poor lighting inside. In some places worn, but the condition was not bad. Cleanliness mediocre, the ceiling fan over the bed was full of dust ... Lots of space and a nice, open bathroom. The food on the one hand a few disappointments, on the other hand it was usually really good. One should not expect that it is always great. But we were satisfied. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Nice hotel, rooms and food good, good management, restaurant service with weaknesses. Good. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
Very good service, nice villas, good food. We had a great candlelight dinner on the beach. The massage in the spa was very relaxing. Translation (DE): GoogleTranslate
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