Four Seasons Resort Seychelles on Desroches Island is now accepting reservations for arrivals beginning March 1, 2018, and offering a package to welcome its first guests.

Accommodation comprises beachfront bungalows, villas and suites with private pools and daybed pavilions, plus three- to five-bedroom residences. On-site dining and drinking options will include the Lighthouse, surrounded by Indian Ocean views, a deli, and Claudine, which will offer Mediterranean cuisine. An organic spa will offer a yoga programme and treatments and there is a fitness centre with an outdoor tennis court.

Guests can go hiking, cycling or swimming along 14 kilometres of beaches, through tropical forests and around reefs. The Castaway Centre features a Teen Centre and retail boutique; the Discovery Centre has interactive displays; and the Island Conservation Society’s Tortoise Sanctuary monitors a local population of 150 giant Aldabra tortoises.