North Island in the Seychelles is a private island that offers a tranquil retreat with lapped by warm tropical waters, where native species of animal, fauna and flora have been given a place to regenerate.
The Island was abandoned in the 1970`s due to the collapse of the coconut industry, but the owners of the island are slowly re-introducing native species of animals to create a natural balance of life.North Island was created as a conservation project and has 11 luxury villas, which have been individually handcrafted by Seychellois and African craftsmen to create a warm and inviting space that offers the rare opportunity to completely relax.
A mere 15-minute helicopter from the Seychelles International Airport, the North Island greets guests with incredible views, a palm-covered mountain to the left and a rocky mountain to the right, as you approach the luxury resort – a magnificent entrance for someone as important as the resort’s guests.
Consisting of 11 handcrafted villas, distributed all along the main beach of Ille du Nord eco-reserve. They are raised above the ground, so that tourists can feel the extremely fine Indian Ocean breezes and feature private gardens and miles of pristine beaches. There are plunge pools and outdoor showers available as well, fitting this private corner of civilization with everything you might need.
In addition, you can opt for scuba diving among the gorgeous coral reefs hidden by the waves, take part at deep-sea fishing adventures or embark on a sunset cruise towards Silhouette Island. There’s more, as the villas are equipped with mountain bikes and golf carts, to facilitate access towards other parts of the island.
And, above all, there’s the Sunset Beach Bar, a place of beauty and relaxation, where you can enjoy the finest cocktails in a calm, breezy atmosphere. Brutus, a 160 year old tortoise, is one of the main attractions on the island. Who knows, maybe your grand-grand-grandparents played with it while it was young.