Coco De Mer Hotel and Black Parrot Suites

Seychelles, Indian Ocean

The hotel

This friendly hotel sits in lush tropical gardens surrounded by natural beauty and is named after the unique Coco de Mer palm tree, found in abundance here. With renovations at the end of 2017 to enhance the hotel's accommodation, guests can relax in the spacious chalet-style rooms, some of which are sea-facing with private terraces. The beautiful swimming pool overlooks the ocean and the jetty provides a romantic spot for sipping cocktails whilst experiencing a dream sunset. For experiencing other natural wonders of Praslin, the hotel has its own nature trail with guided walks — remember to look out for brightly coloured birds; the black parrot, Madagascar fody and Indian myna bird are regularly seen in the trees, while tropical fruit bats fly high above the ground from sunset until dawn. The Black Parrot Suites is the hotel's adults-only section with its own swimming pool.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Internet Access
  • Beachfront location
  • Restaurant
  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • Snorkelling

Where is it

Located on the southwest side of Praslin Island, a short trip on a light aircraft from Mahé. Transfer time from Seychelles International Airport: a 20-minute flight to Praslin, then 15 minutes by road.

Hotel information

40 rooms in the Coco de Mer section of the hotel and 12 Junior Suites in the Black Parrot section. All with private balcony/terrace, air-conditioning, satellite TV, tea/coffee-making facilities, mini-fridge, safe, complimentary WiFi, corner baths and hairdryer. Standard Rooms with views of the gardens have 1 king-size or 1 queen-size bed and 1 or 2 sofa beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.

Half Board option: includes breakfast and dinner in Hibiscus Restaurant.

Superior Rooms are directly sea facing with 1 king-size bed, sitting area with 2 sofa beds and in-room amenities as per Standard Rooms, sleeping 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children. Interconnecting rooms are also available.

Junior Suites are in the Black Parrot section and have an exclusive bar, swimming pool and terrace and can also use all of the facilities at Coco de Mer. Junior Suites sleep maximum 3 adults. Children under 14 are not permitted in the Black Parrot section.

Hibiscus restaurant (main restaurant, for barbecues, buffets and table d'hote, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner). Terrace Grill (open for lunch and dinner). Pool bar. 2 swimming pools (one of which is exclusive to Black Parrot Suite guests). Small kids pool. Waterfront Spa*. Canoes*, snorkelling* and bicycles*. Complimentary stand-up paddleboards. Guided nature trail*. Regular evening entertainment. Library. Complimentary WiFi in main public areas. Vanilla Lounge* (with shower facilities and seating areas, for early arrivals and late departures).

3 nights over 31 Dec.

*Denotes local charge.

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Apr 22, 2019 DDSouza123

I was on Praslin and went there for breakfast, great variety great staff and beautiful hotel, highly recommend. This is a very quiet hotel with nice surrounding. A place or quietness and every couples should enjoyed it
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Apr 20, 2019 jowR4003OT

Just amazing! If you want luxury and to feel like you are in paradise, this could be the perfect place. It is quiet and on the rockier side of the island, but offer great snorkelling ,stunning views and genuine home grown hospitality. Buffet restaurant was lovely and the bar and a la carte restaurant gave even more options. BTW the Spa offers the… Read more
Just amazing! If you want luxury and to feel like you are in paradise, this could be the perfect place. It is quiet and on the rockier side of the island, but offer great snorkelling ,stunning views and genuine home grown hospitality. Buffet restaurant was lovely and the bar and a la carte restaurant gave even more options. BTW the Spa offers the best view in the world! No way, will this place not make you unwind! Read less
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Apr 1, 2019 kittenmittenswow Staffordshire, United Kingdom

An absolutely beautiful resort, the room was lovely and looked even nicer in real life than in the pictures I’d seen. The jetty with the sea water pool, sun loungers and hammocks is a lovely place to relax in the day looking out at the sea, or in the evening to look up at the stars. The food in the restaurant was delicious, every night had a… Read more
An absolutely beautiful resort, the room was lovely and looked even nicer in real life than in the pictures I’d seen. The jetty with the sea water pool, sun loungers and hammocks is a lovely place to relax in the day looking out at the sea, or in the evening to look up at the stars. The food in the restaurant was delicious, every night had a different theme and we were impressed by each. All the staff were really friendly and helpful, great customer service, wouldn’t hesitate to recommend a stay here. Read less
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Mar 28, 2019 Annie G

From the moment we arrived at the Coco de Mer Hotel and Black Parrot suites, until our day of departure, we were impressed not only with the quality of the accommodation, the delicious buffets each day and the attentiveness of the staff but also the tranquil and peaceful setting of the hotel. The beaches either side of the hotel certainly have… Read more
From the moment we arrived at the Coco de Mer Hotel and Black Parrot suites, until our day of departure, we were impressed not only with the quality of the accommodation, the delicious buffets each day and the attentiveness of the staff but also the tranquil and peaceful setting of the hotel. The beaches either side of the hotel certainly have that wow! factor. Soft white sand flanking a clear sparkling turquoise sea with an abundance of wildlife. Once seen, never forgotten. The hotel also has its own private beach. Never crowded, plenty of sunbeds. The pools are peaceful, again with plenty of sunbeds.We stayed for 10 nights in a wonderfully large and airy suite with a great balcony view of the ocean; one of 12 suites at the Black Parrot suites located a few steps away from the main Coco de Mer hotel. Special mention to staff members Rose, Deep, Ajay, Anura, Ginette and the very knowledgeable bar manager! Their smiles enhanced our day! Well done! Read less
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Mar 27, 2019 bettystown

Our stay was luxurious in every aspect. From the welcome drink & cold towelettes, accommodation, views, the unbeatable spa experience, the staff -who to a person were professional, friendly and exceptionally helpful, the dining themes and quality of the food, the pool, the paddle boards & kayaks, the snorkelling, the heat, the location. Every… Read more
Our stay was luxurious in every aspect. From the welcome drink & cold towelettes, accommodation, views, the unbeatable spa experience, the staff -who to a person were professional, friendly and exceptionally helpful, the dining themes and quality of the food, the pool, the paddle boards & kayaks, the snorkelling, the heat, the location. Every expectation was outdone. A special mention for the chefs who catered for dietary intolerances with no fuss, but above and beyond the call of duty. Special dishes and meals were prepared and were every bit as delicious as the main food choices. I would recommend this hotel to anyone. Second to none, anywhere in the world. Read less