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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Spend 2 weeks with my family in Driftwood in May 2015. It was our 5-th visit to Seychelles and last times we were always staying in Coral Strand. But the time we spend in Driftwood was one of our best holidays we ever had! Having a rented car for the whole period, we were buying fresh fish, vegetables and fruits...

3Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 10 January 2014 via mobile

This residence is right on the beach and the sunset is just amazing, this is a selfcatering place so do not expect a four star hotel. The location is unique and the owner more than accomodating. If you want to relax on the beach this is a perfect place but to discover the island you need a car

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 6 May 2013

The guesthouse is run by the wonderful Gilles Nageon, who made us feel quite at home. Driftwood is a very comforable, reasonably priced self-catering eestablishment conveniently located in Anse Royal, which is a short drive to many of the best sites in Mahe. It has the added bonus of being located in a quiet area, a few metres from the...

Thank SarahNCorry881230
Reviewed 14 April 2013

We stayed here with a family of four (me, my wife, and two teenage daughters) in early April 2013. We absolutely loved it here. As advertised, it was exactly 27 steps from our back porch to the water's edge. The cove it is situated in, 'Anse Royale' is in our opinion the most beautiful part of the island. We travelled...

Thank Curt T
shangri la
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Driftwood is a self catering bungalow complex made up by 4 units sharing some common grounds. The owner is Mr Gilles Nageon, a delightful, helpful, informative and really pleasant old gentleman. The bungalows are right in front of the beach (27 steps from my bed to the beach!!!) and share a garden where barbecues can be held. We are a...

2Thank sagarmatha8848
Reviewed 1 October 2010

We had a marvelous week at this small complex of 3 bungalows with garden directly situated at the beach of Anse Royale. The self catering bungalow we hired was clean an comfortable and had everything we need. The owner and his staff were very friendly and helpfull and the bungalow was cleaned everyday. Snorkeling in the bay of Anse Royale...

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Santander and London
Reviewed 6 April 2010

Enjoyed two great weeks at this self catering establishment. The bedroom was very spacious and comfortable with ensuite bathroom. We had no need to use the Air Con and instead enjoyed the ceiling fan and a breeze through the patio doors. We were pleasently surprised at the amount of storage space for clothing and luggage. Indeed unlike many places we...

1Thank Topxi
Reviewed 11 November 2009

May be I had my expectations up after reading the 2 rave reviews about this place. I was just going through some pictures and came across some I took of this place. I decided to write this review (I had benefited countless times from reading other people's honest reviews about other places) hopefully as an initiative for the owner to...

2Thank earthworm88
Reviewed 12 March 2009

Simply excellent! Driftwood is a perfect location to explore the Seychelles Tropical Paradise. We have rent all three simple but comfortable and always clean apartments with a private beach just 27 steps from our beds! The garden is closed and very safety for children. The Anse Royale beach is just marvelous – gently slowing down, but pretty good for snorkeling....

2Thank HynekH
Reviewed 17 November 2007

We have just returned from a holiday in Anse Royal on Mahe, the main island of the Seychelles.We travelled as a party of 6 ; 2 grandparents,2 parents and 2 children aged 8 and 5.We booked self catering accommodation at " Driftwood " which are 3 self catering adjoined bungalows right on the beach.We were metres from the sea and...

11Thank CornwallJill

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Additional Information about Driftwood

Address: Anse Royale, Anse Royale, Mahe Island, Seychelles
Region: Seychelles > Mahe Island > Anse Royale
Price Range: $90 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Driftwood Hotel Anse Royale
Driftwood Seychelles/Anse Royale, Mahe Island
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“Get room 1 or 2, but 3 and four aren't bad either!!”
 of 5 bubbles SarahNCorry881230, 6 May 2013 | Read review
“All the cottages face the beach- just tell Gilles how many family members you are bringing and he will put you in the right cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles CurtT920, 14 Apr 2013 | Read review
“All rooms share more or less the same characteristics; they are set in a row, perhaps the first unit has the less favourable location because it is close to the parking area.”
 of 5 bubbles sagarmatha8848, 9 Jan 2012 | Read review
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