By Rafiq Vaayni
STORY Hospitality announces the reopening of Fishermans Cove Resort in the Seychelles to add to their growing portfolio of hotels and resorts globally. This historic and iconic named resort sits within the groups offering for the Indian Ocean region and will be able to offer guests a unique experience for their island getaway, with a sympathetic subtle refresh of the resort that respects the property´s rich history and distinctive style that carries through the hotel main areas and rooms to a brand new sunset promenade and sun deck area as well as stunning landscaped lush gardens. The resort will reopen its doors to guests from the 22nd April 2021 for all to enjoy again this heritaged Creole resort on the main island of Mahé.
Mr. Claudio Capaccioli, CEO, STORY Hospitality said: “We are pleased to announce the reopening of Fishermans Cove this our second property in the Seychelles, we are proud to add this iconic hotel in the region to our global portfolio and further show our commitment to the Seychelles as an important part of our global hotel offering, travelers looking for a hotel resort experience that is authentic to its destinations rich history and culture will ﬁnd that at Fishermans Cove. At Fishermans Cove we believe that a parity offering is not enough. We aim to create a customer experience that embraces the very best ideals of the Seychelles, inspirational, and authentic. We seek to create something meaningful for our guests stay so that their enrichment comes not just from the destination but also from their hotel stay. At Fishermans Cove Seychelles we believe we have this balance”.
Fishermans Cove Resort – Inherited Paradise
The Resort echoes the rich history of the Seychelles’ multi-dimensional culture – and beyond. The pedigree of this hotel extends back to 1900s, even before the opening of the International airport several decades later and ranks among the very earliest island accommodation establishments on the island to open its doors to the ﬁrst wide-eyed travelers to visit these shores.
Situated in the area of Bel Ombre on the principal island of Mahé, the birthplace of Seychellois hospitality, the property nestles in its very own corner of a lush tropical paradise. Whether walking on one of the most beautiful beaches in the Seychelles, relaxing at the pool or savouring the extraordinary nuances of Creole cuisine, a stay at Fisherman’s Cove creates memories to last a lifetime.
Overlooking Beau Vallon, the most iconic beach on Mahé, the resort allows clients to make enriching and diverse discoveries at this western tip of Seychelles. Lush and vibrant gardens create an inspiring atmosphere for a romantic idyll or a serene getaway.
Offering an extensive choice of rooms with magniﬁcent beachfront views of the Beau Vallon Beach, complete with ivory sands and crystal clear Indian Ocean waters, each is designed to embrace a typical Creole style and all are open plan creating an open natural setting. Each room enjoys its own private wooden terrace offering beautiful views of the resort’s lush tropical gardens or dazzling blue Indian Ocean. The resorts asymmetrically shaped inﬁnity pool creates a setting for you to spend a long, languid day relaxing in the sun on one of the surrounding sun loungers.
The resort boasts two restaurants (Le Cardinal and Paris Seychelles) and two bars (Le Cocoloba and The Sunset), all with ocean-facing views, featuring a sensational selection of international and local dishes in an elegant, yet relaxed, atmosphere. Discover the local touch, aroma and taste of Seychellois Creole cuisine; experience a-la-carte ﬁne-dining and generally unwind while sipping exotic cocktails accompanied by breathtaking views of the ocean. You can also visit enchanting underwater sites and learn about the importance of marine conservation with marine experts from our partner, the Marine Conservation Society Seychelles, who have helped us develop the project and continue to support it. In a utopian setting overlooking the coral reefs of the Indian Ocean, Fisherman’s Cove offers an authentic venue that you will ﬁnd resonates with a unique cultural vibe.
This exceptional resort is also an ideal stepping stone to the wider arena of Seychelles adventures. It should not be overlooked that Seychelles is home to 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites, the legendary Vallée de Mai in which grows the mysteriously shaped Coco-de-Mer, and Aldabra, the planet’s largest raised coral atoll. With nearly 50% of its limited landmass set aside as national parks and reserves, Seychelles remains a sanctuary for some of the rarest ﬂora & fauna on earth.
For more information or to make a reservation, please visit https://www.ﬁshermanscove-resort.com/