Fregate Island Private Resort *****
Located in The Seychelles, this private island paradise is approximately three square kilometers in size. With its fine sand beaches, tropical jungle, fruit and vegetable plantations, Fregate Island is home to rare animals and plants.
From Mahe it can be reached by Helicopter or Twin Otter within 20 minutes.
Description of Fregate Island Private Resort *****
Fregate Island’s unique attributes - such as its peaceful setting; the abundance of nature; its character and charm; the highly successful ecological program; the award-winning Rock Spa; and an outstanding gourmet experience with island-grown produce - make it a paradise for nature lovers, honeymooners and families.
Exclusivity in every respect is the maxim of Fregate Island and the preservation and protection of the island’s unique flora and fauna is one of its proudest achievements.
With 16 villas, only a selected number of guests have the prestige to fulfil their dream of a stay in paradise.
The island remains private to Fregate guests only, making it an ideal refuge for the discerning traveller, ensuring the rare feeling of a truly tropical island paradise.
In 1744, the French seafarer Lazare Picault explored the granitic islands of the Seychelles, and named our island Fregate after the elegant Frigate birds he found nesting on the rocks.
Fregate is home of a host of flora and fauna which does no longer exist on other continents. This great and unique variety inspires one of the most important philosophies of Fregate Island Private, which is to protect and to conserve the nature of the island.
Tips Fregate Island Private Resort *****
Rock pa & Rock Gym
Located on one of the island’s peaks, the Rock Spa with its 4 suites for treatments stands at more than 4,500 sqm in spectacular natural surroundings. the island.
There is an on-site apothecary and a Zen / Yoga garden with meditation coves.
In the Rock Gym our guest have a wonderful view into the green of Fregate.
Boutique and gallery The most exclusive boutique and gallery in the Seychelles offers bespoke sandals and clutch bags embellished with Swarovski crystals, Zentoosh pashmina shawls and the Fregate private label collection, which are showcased alongside handcrafted gifts and home decor furnishings inspired by the nature on the island.
The seven dream beaches of Fregate are among the most beautiful in the world for swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving and a variety of other water sports.
Two swimming pools are available below Fregate House on the way to Anse Bambous - the spectacular 25m Active Pool and a romantic Relaxation Pool. A third plunge pool is located at the Rock Spa for guest use during treatments, and each villa is equipped with its own infinity pool.
Fregate Island Private has its own marina with a fleet of boats - including kayaks, small sailboats, yachts, catamarans and motor yachts for deep-sea fishing and excursions. Scuba diving excursions to the fascinating underwater world of the coral reefs can also be arranged.
Other Water sports available are: windsurfing, scuba diving (PADI).
Hiking and nature walks
There are 10 different nature walks along the coast or straight through the tropical jungle where guests can explore the island’s interior and discover the exotic flora and fauna.
A library, with a large selection of books in various languages, videos and CD’s, is open to guests.
The Yacht Club offers a little bar and a billard table. The inviting small terrace is furnished with hammocks.
TransfeThe most comfortable transfers from Mahe to Fregate Island Private are by helicopter (4 seater and 6 seater helicopter) (day and night) or by Twin Otter (max. 20 passengers) (day).
The flight takes approximately twenty minutes.
Photos of Fregate Island Private Resort *****
Accommodation at Fregate Island Private Resort *****
16 beautifully crafted Residences:
o Private Pool Residence (400-450 sqm) for 2 adults and up to 2 children
o Private Pool Twin Residence (600-700 sqm) for 4 adults and up to 2 children
o Private Pool Spa Residence (700 sqm) for 4 adults and up to 2 children
Each Residence features a lounge, a spacious sun terrace, a large private infinity pool with a Jacuzzi, private butler service, air conditioning, a ceiling fan, free wireless Internet access, personal safe and use of your personal island buggy.
The Banyan Hill Estate (1100sqm) features a main living complex and 3 separate residences for a total of 6 persons and up to 3 small children.
The main living complex offers a huge open living area with a separate TV lounge and study, a large fully equipped kitchen and a private pool with terrace and pool pavilion. 3 personal electric buggies and wireless LAN are complimentary for the guests during their stay. A personal chef, private butler and personal maid will take care of the guests wishes.
Restaurants at Fregate Island Private Resort *****
Fregate House offers a daily gourmet menu featuring the Chef’s selection of local produce at its peak. Dining in Fregate House is available on the lower terrace and also in the restaurant. The restaurant catches the evening sea breezes through open windows.
Plantation House serves authentic Creole Style à la carte cuisine.
The Pirate’s Bar and Anse Bambous Beach Bar are offering light snacks and drinks at lunch and dinner.
The wine cellar competes with the most famous hotel restaurants in the world and we are proud to present to our guests a variety of wines from all around the globe, including important labels, varietal and vineyards. These wines are also offered for wine tastings.
The wine cellar also offers a dining facility for a group of up to 10 guests.
In addition to the two restaurants, guests can enjoy their meals anywhere and anytime they like: in the tree house, barbecues on the beach or at the yacht club, private candlelit dinners in the privacy of the villa or any other setting of their choice.