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La Belle Tortue Lodge

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My ( 6 months pregnant) wife and I spent 4 blissful nights and days at La Belle Tortue. From the minute you arrive at the jetty on Silhouette Island you know you have truly arrived in Paradise. It has to be seen to be believed! La Belle Tortue is a unique experience and one which I think we will struggle... More 

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Celine G, Directeur général at La Belle Tortue Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you both ever so much for such a lovely message, it was a true pleasure to have you at La Belle Tortue ... Take care, best wishes for all ;) More 

Bombay
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

An excellent 'Boutique' resort. Very private and secluded on Silhouette Island. The managers of this resort Mariannick and Emmanuel worked very hard to ensure a thoroughly relaxing and peaceful stay for us. We had booked the 'Varangue' room, which is the 'Ground floor' at this resort, with a private Verandah with sun beds etc and gives you a feeling of... More 

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

Dear 1234 Bombay, It was a pleasure to welcome you at La Belle Tortue. We thank you for this nice review and will try to keep the soul of the Lodge ! We hope to welcome you one more time, for some more nice moments. All the best, More 

Halifax, Canada
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

You won't find too many resorts or hotels where 57 out of 60 people rated it as Excellent. Those ratings are well deserved. I'm not going to repeat what all of these other people have written. So allow me to quickly summarize the highlights of this small high-end resort before pointing out a couple of things that they may not... More 

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

Dear Steven, We thank you for your Excellent review giving another helpful insight to our future guests. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us as well as today's amazing sunset of Silhouette from Beauvallon for your last hours in Seychelles! We indeed think La Belle Tortue is a small place really unique but not for everyone. We... More 

Icking, Germany
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

La Belle Tortue is a beautiful place to stay at: we had a little house all to ourselves, consisting of a living room with Pierre Frey curtains that are a stylized version of the coral reef of the sea just outside the door, an upper-floor bedroom with its own balcony, and a large ground-floor porch with lounge chairs and a... More 

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

Dear Maria, We thank you for your recommendation. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, the comfort of the Small Villa, feeling like a Robinson, as well as our beautiful reef spot. Emmanuel and I really appreciated having you at La Belle Tortue and hope to see you soon, Take care, More 

Icking, Germany
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Beautiful location -- check. Silhouette island is stunning, there are several beaches within an easy walk of the lodge and all but the one in front of the Hilton (the only other place to stay on the island, as far as I know) were largely deserted, there is some good snorkelling directly off the beach in front of the lodge,... More 

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Mariannick B, Directeur général at La Belle Tortue Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guy, We thank you for your feedback. We hope our future guests are as nice as you were to host and meet as it is indeed our best motivation and reward for dedication. We hope to see you soon and wish you a lovely 2016. Warm Regards, More 

Rome, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

The location is very good. The manager are very friendly and happy. When I stayed in silhouette the weather was very bad but I had fun in each moments of holiday. Food was particular and easy. Every meal was fresh and very good. 5 stars.of course.

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1 Thank Giulia C
Mariannick B, Directeur général at La Belle Tortue Lodge, responded to this review

Cara Giulia, We thank you for your feedback and are glad you made the best of your stay despite you were cought up by the tropical rains ! Regards, More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

The couple managing the property (Mariannick and Emmanuel) is very nice and helpful. Rooms are large, clean and well climatised. The property is at crossroads of all interesting hikes on the island and the managers will help you organise hikes and give you very good advices. You can also snorkel in front of the property. Food is at very high... More 

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Mahe Island, Seychelles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

I live in the Seychelles, I have stayed at a quite a number of different establishments on quite a few different Islands. There are a few gems out there and La Belle Tortue Lodge is twinkling away with the best of them. The lodge is new, well kept and in great condition. Our room was lovely, with a huge bed... More 

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2 Thank Robin H
Mariannick B, Manager at La Belle Tortue Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Robin, Thank you for your lovely review, your support and valuable opinion is important to back up our effort in delivering the best service. We are glad you truly enjoyed the daily show of our beautiful island and surroundings, unspoiled nature (the kestrel has settled and is still overlooking the lounge at night!) and hope together with your wife... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights and had a lovely time. La Belle Tortue is small and doesn't offer what a 5star hotel can offer, it is much better than that. You won't have staff bringing you drinks on the beach but you will have personal, friendly service. The rooms are 5 star with beautiful modern well fitted bathrooms. The... More 

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

Dear Roberta, We thank you for your feedback and are glad you enjoyed our personal hospitality. Take care, Mariannick & Emmanuel More 

Abtwil, Switzerland
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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

First of all: In case you are looking for a relaxing vacation in a nice, big resort, then - do not go here. In case you are looking for big party, then - do not go here (btw you may currently not use the Hilton infrastructure anymore). In case you are looking for paradise on earth, then - go to... More 

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

Dear Cantonadi, We thank you for your feedback and are glad you fully enjoyed your stay with us at La Belle Tortue on beautiful Silhouette. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Belle Tortue is an exclusive lodge nestled in the cove of a cape on its own sandy beach, protected by the coral reef, enjoying a friendly climate all the year round. Here, a few minutes from Mahe, time stands still and nature reigns. A Garden of Eden, a lush tropical forest, pristine beaches and clear water, Silhouette Island and the lodge offer you a lot of activities: hikes in the National Park, meetings with the giant tortoise, playing Robinson Crusoe on desert beaches, diving in the water of the Marine Reserve to discover incredible species, fishing on our boat Ti Girl and enjoying the taste of your own catch for dinner! In creole-style, with verandas open on the sea front, the rooms, suites and private villas of the Lodge offer intimate luxury for holidays in couple, with family or alone. The dining room offers delicious dishes facing the Ocean. The Chef will be delighted to prepare a three-course daily menu for you. Mixing techniques from here and there, he will introduce you to local products depending on the season and on the catch of the day. During the day, the lounge will enable you to relax, connect, share moments around the library, and enjoy a game or a cocktail at the bar or on the terrace watch at the nature show. Emmanuel and Mariannick will be delighted to receive you for this unique experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Belle Tortue Lodge

Address: La Passe, Silhouette Island, Seychelles
Location: Seychelles > Silhouette Island
Price Range: $401 - $636 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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