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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2013

My partner, our eight year old son and I stayed at Cerf for 5 nights in July. We had a truly amazing stay. Our villa was Bwa Nwanr, the Tortoise villa, which composed of two rooms with a bathroom in each, one of them had a jacuzzi in it. All the rooms and bathrooms were tastefully decorated. The hotel itself...

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PGiorgio S, General Manager at Cerf Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nad2202, On behalf of all the Cerf Island Team I would like to thank you for taking the time to write your review and share your positive experience with the rest of the world. We are very glad you and your family have enjoyed your holiday in Seychelles, your review has been shared with the rest of team and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2013

We arrived in the Seychelles first, our luggage some hours later. This had nothing to do with the resort, this was due to our transfer. However the staff at the resort were second to none in keeping us updated, and when our luggage did arrive, it was greeted by staff and 2 grateful guests with near celebrations. The pick up...

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PGiorgio S, General Manager at Cerf Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. There is nothing worse than arrive at your holiday destination without your beloved luggage, luckily on this occasion the retrieve was quiet fast and you had plenty of time to enjoy your well deserved holiday. We are glad you have enjoyed your time at the resort as...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2013

What can I say, we dropped on this holiday through Voyage Prive, it is the most peaceful, tranquil, island, just off the main island of Mahe, so with the choice of quiet life on Cerf Island, or more activity on the main island of Mahe, what a fantastic choice, a very short boat ride to this exclusive island, with friendly...

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PGiorgio S, General Manager at Cerf Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear CaroleAnnek57, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are very glad you have enjoyed your stay at the resort and we are happy you have shared your positive experience with the rest of the travelers. We hope we will have the pleasure to welcome here again soon in the meantime we wish many more happy...

London
Reviewed 28 April 2013

From start to finish our holiday was special. Got out of the airport were met by taxi and boat and since we arrive early morning, we were prepared to wait on the beach for our villa to be ready, however due to there being only 6 other guests our villa was prepared early. The villa itself was beautiful (we stayed...

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PGiorgio S, General Manager at Cerf Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear sabsUK, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay at Cerf Island Resort, your compliments have been shared with the rest of the Team, it has been a pleasure having you with us during your holiday in the Seychelles. We hope we will have the chance to welcoming you again...

Midlands, England
Reviewed 12 March 2013

We found a good value holiday to Cerf Island and thought we would give it a try. We flew with Qatar airways, pretty good, on time, no real stop over time, less than one hour. Our package was to include a taxi transfer and boat transfer supplied by the hotel, unfortunately ater travelling for 20 hours the taxi was nowhere...

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PGiorgio S, General Manager at Cerf Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear cftjw, Thank you for your nice review and for taking the time to share your positive experience with the other travellers. We are glad that you have enjoyed your time at the resort and we hope you will have good memories of the Seychelles for many years to come. We have well noted your comments and let me assure...

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Reviewed 22 November 2012

I was gifted 3 days honeymoon at cerf after 3 days on silhouette. I am myself a local. Cerf Resort was a quiet place, excellent if you are after a stress free holiday. The staff mostly seychellois were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Our villa was clean and lovely, food was quite delicious. Their common pool was clean, beach area also...

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PGiorgio S, General Manager at Cerf Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear bonjour2004, We thank you for your kind review and we are very happy you have enjoyed your gifted 3 days honeymoon at Cerf Island Resort. I am sure that your arrival at the resort by helicopter added a special touch to your stay as well as the private romantic sunset cruise and the dinner on the beach. We are...

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 9 November 2012

Cerf Island resort is on an island close to Mahe, the main Island of Seychelles. It takes about 10 minutes on a speed boat, service provided by the resort. The room is beautifully decorated with natural wooden and cane furniture. They are large and airy. The island is a conserved area and there are no commercial outlets on it. The...

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PGiorgio S, General Manager at Cerf Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Shreyosi, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the other travellers. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Cerf Island Resort and we hope we will have the chance to host you again soon. Kind Regards Piergiorgio Secchi

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 8 November 2012

My husband and I spent 4 days in this resort. The rooms are extraordinarily large, airy and clean. The views from the rooms and the restaurants are awesome.....a pleasure for tired and stressed out eyes! One can spend the entire day sitting on the lounge chairs in the balcony gazing at the vista around the villas and dozing off alternately,only...

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PGiorgio S, General Manager at Cerf Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Subrata K, Thank you for your positive review. We are extremely happy you have enjoyed your stay at the resort and we are glad you appreciate the efforts we have made in order to keep the resort as much as possible in armony with the surrounding nature. I am glad you mention the presence of birds in the island...

Victoria, Seychelles
Reviewed 6 November 2012

My husband and I spent six days on the island for our Honeymoon. Let me just say that we had the most relaxing time ever! I would recommend this resort for couples who are not too discerning, who don't mind a little informality but who also want to relax and feel pampered. But working in a 5 star hotel, I...

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PGiorgio S, General Manager at Cerf Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Genevieve P, Thank very much you for your positive review and constructive feedback. We are very happy you enjoyed your time at the Resort and we are glad we managed to make your stay special and something to remember. Be reassure that your comments have been noted and all the relative departments have been brief accordinghly. We are trying...

Rodenbach, Germany
Reviewed 3 November 2012

My wife and I chose Cerf for our wedding and honeymoon, previous reviews weren't promising but with new management we were very pleased with an incredible wedding and stay. The treatment was professional, every detail was taken care of and Sandrine, Georgio and staff went above and beyond to accommodate any special requests. It's a great place for a wedding,...

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PGiorgio S, General Manager at Cerf Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear mike R, Thank you for your feed back and for taking the time to share your positive experience with the rest of the world. We are glad you had a fantastic wedding and honeymoon and we are very pleased we managed to make one of the best day of your life a memorable one. We hope we will have...

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  • Pool
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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated at the entrance of the Sainte Anne National Marine Park, The Cerf Island Resort offers 24 intimate and luxurious villas, within a naturally elegant settings which is exclusive to this boutique hotel resort.. The resort boasts of fine dining restaurant, two infinity swimming pools, pool bars and beach side dining, secluded full service beach, relaxing lounges,Tennis court, helipad and luxurious nature spa - thus offering a truly authentic and sumptuous Creole experience. The alluring emptiness of the white sand beaches offer a personal oasis in nature's tropical playground. Relax and listen to the sound of the breeze in the trees and the gentle waves on the beach as you sip cocktails at the Bar. The infinity edge Pool and Lounge, offer the perfect relaxation. The marine park waters around the Island are a diving dreamland of abundant tropical sea-life. Watersports provide the intrepid with the ideal way to explore the island. Stroll amongst tropical vegetation to the marine reserve viewpoint to experience the benign mix of flora and fauna. Cerf Island Resort is the location for a truly memorable holiday in one of the most pristine natural environments on the planet... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cerf Island Resort

Address: PO Box 1071, Mahe, Cerf Island, Seychelles (Formerly Cerf Island Marine Park Resort)
Region: Seychelles > Cerf Island
Price Range: $468 - $745 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cerf Island Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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