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La Belle Tortue Lodge

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La Passe, Silhouette Island, Seychelles
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We have just returned from spending 7 nights in the Villa at La Belle Tortue on Silhouette Island. I have never been so broken-hearted to leave a holiday resort and it was a long sad flight home. I never thought I would find heaven......however, when out for a walk on our 1st visit to the island back in October (stayed... More 

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Mariannick B, Resident Manager at La Belle Tortue Lodge, responded to this review

Dear WhenAreWeThere! What a pity to here your vacation with us ended with a sad flight home..we are glad however that your stay with us was memorable and thank you for your compliments. We have been glad to host you back on Silhouette and will be waiting for you When You Are next Here ! Kindest Regards, More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We spent 7 nights at La Belle Tortue and were incredibly sad to leave. Emmanuel and Mariannick were amazing hosts, the location is fantastic, the food was unbelievable, and our room was one of the nicest I've ever stayed in. Silhouette Island is incredibly beautiful and has tons to do if you like nature - jungles, beaches, awesome diving, hiking,... More 

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MariannickEmmanuel, Resident Manager at La Belle Tortue Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Oliver, We are very glad you felt cosy in our special Lodge and could fully enjoyed our beautiful Silhouettre Island for your Honeymoon ! Again Congratulations, it was our pleasure to host you and share this Christmas with you. Take care and we wish you many more good dives in the Indian Ocean.. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I would like to thank Mariannick and Emmanuel who hosted us at La Belle Tortue. This Lodge really felt like a home, which was great as it was during Christmas time! The food is exquisite, Emmanuel is a great chef, willing to adapt to everyone's tastes (which was quite a challenge with my family and I). One day they took... More 

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Mariannick B, Resident Manager at La Belle Tortue Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Marine, We thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and experience of Silhouette Island. We try La Belle Tortue to be a home away from home for travellers willing to discover something different and enjoy our special environment.Therefore we are very happy you will keep the best memories of your stay with us and could share... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We spent five nights at La Belle Tortue in September on our honeymoon. From the moment we were met at the jetty by Cedric and his golf buggy to the moment we left this beautiful island, we had an absolutely wonderful and unforgettable time. We stayed in the two story villa, which was very spacious and had an extremely large... More 

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MariannickEmmanuel, Manager at La Belle Tortue Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gavin, We thank you for your feedback and hope it helps other travellers to choose our destination ! We are glad you enjoyed your stay at La Belle Tortue and the special sense of hospitality previously and presently carried out for our guest comfort. We hope to welcome you back in the future, Warm regards, More 

Baiersbronn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I have stayed in the La Belle Tortue Lodge for 8 days and loved it from the fist minutes. Just imagine beeing in paradise- 5 meters from the great veranda the big "private" pool - the food tasted amazing- Mariannick and Emmanuel are so great to get along with... I felt so relaxed- I truly will come back ,hopefully soon!... More 

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MariannickEmmanuel, Resident Managers at La Belle Tortue Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Volker, We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and could relax, we also look forward to welcoming you back on Silhouette Island. Thank you for your trust and feedback! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have spent our honeymoon at the end of August, 2014 for two weeks on the Seychelles. After the one-week stay in the Coco de Mer on Praslin our trip led us to Silhouette Island. On the island there is, actually, only one hotel: the Hilton Seychelles Labriz – a very extensive (and expensive) arrangement with more than 100 bungalows.... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stay at the Belle Tortue for 5 nights in July 2014 and we enjoyed every minute of the stay very, very much. First and for most it is the host Cedric and his wife Tatjana who made that stay a real nice experience, always friendly and in a good mood they try to fullfil every wish. The rooms are... More 

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Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed for one week at La Belle Tortue, during our two weeks stay in Seychelles during which we also visited Praslin and La Digue. From beginning to end, our week at La Belle Tortue on Silhouette Island was amazing. The island of Silhouette is very wild. There is only one small village and most of the island is jungle.... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

La Belle Tortue is exquisite. We've stayed there for 4 nights in a room with terrace. The room was pretty and comfortable. All the rooms/villas in La Belle Tortue give sea view, which is a great advantage! The bed was giant and happened to be the most comfortable bed we've ever slept in. We were lucky to be the only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

This hotel is absolutely amazing. It is a little B&B that is run by a Frenchman. He is an exceptional chef and a wonderful, friendly host. We had a wonderful three course dinner and a fantastic breakfast complete with homemade croissants. The room was stunning. It had a rain showerhead in the bathroom and it opened right to a little... More 

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