About This Listing
On the beach of Anse Forbans lies our amazing bungalows. Hear the ocean waves, see the sunrise, enjoy your BBQ under the stars/Daily Maid Service/Free WIFI public area/AC/Mgmt on site/Member of Hotel association/Approved by Sey Tourism Board.
Daphne, Jean- Pierre Brigitte and Lisa welcome you to our family run business.
Located on the Seychelles beach of Anse Forbans on the South East Coast of the mainland of the Seychelles -Mahe Island we offer you the ideal Seychelles Self Catering Beach Holiday Getaway.
We are 5km from Anse Royale (second largest town found on Mahe), 14km from the Seychelles International airport, 24km from the Capital of Victoria and 25km from the Inter Island Jetty for transfers to Praslin and La Digue on the Fast Ferry Cat Coco.
All chalets enjoy sea views of the bay of Anse Forbans and the single/one bedroom chalets are just 25 metres away from the beach of Anse Forbans. Chalets Anse Forbans beach is renowned for its nesting hawksbill turtles during the months of October to February and is a great snorkeling beach.
All our Bungalows/Holiday Cottages sit off the main road and are located in a landscaped tropical garden of 900 sqm.
Enjoy exploring our gardens with our many endemic and exotic tropical flowers and plants. While exploring come and say hello to our giant Aldarabra tortoises. We welcome children to our property. Each one bedroom house is 52sqm.
Accommodation recommendation per amount of people travelling:
Cots available for under 2 years old.
2 Adults - our one bedroom/single chalets are ideal. Listing you are currently reading.
3 Adults/ 2 Adults 1 Children- our one bedroom chalets are ideal with extra bed in lounge. Extra bed charged. Listing you are currently reading.
4 Adults/ 2 Adults or 2 Children- our larger Family chalets are ideal as they offer you 2 bedrooms sleeping 4. No extra beds in lounge. (Listing- https://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/5312195)
If you are travelling in a larger group we can offer interconnecting chalets ( sleeps max 6 with additional beds x 1 in each chalet lounge) or else view our family chalets as an option which sleeps a maximum of 4 persons. (Link Interconnecting Chalets https://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/5322098)
Our one bedroom Self catering chalets offer you the exclusive use of the following in each of our chalets:
A fully equipped kitchen with stove (4 burner), Fridge/Freezer (starter pack on arrival), kettle, toaster, plates, cutlery, glasses, pots, storage containers etc...
A dinning room with table and chairs for 4 people
Lounge with chairs and table to accommodate four people with overhead fan.
Bedroom with either king or single beds fully air conditioned and side pedestals, room safe, ironing board and iron, cupboard built in, dressing table and hairdryer.
Bathroom with shower, basin, shaving plug, WC …
The chalet also offers you- Your own patio/veranda with table and chairs for 4 people as well as 2 sun loungers and a sun table.
Additional Facilities on site:
FREE WIFI – in public areas ** 1 device per person.
FREE Daily Cleaning except 1st January, Easter Sunday and Christmas Day.
Directly on beach – just 25 meters from the beach
Bus Stop 350 metres away
Free Use of Snorkelling equipment
Free Useage of Beach towels one per person
Picnic tables in our garden to enjoy your breakfast of dinner under the stars
Creole Chef can be organised to cook for you- subject to availability and charged per selection chosen.
BBQ Facilities- minimum charge
Laundry service- minimum charge
Reception on site- open 7 days a week * except 1st January, Easter Sunday and Christmas Day.
We are local Seychellois and offer you insider information and ideas on what to do when on holiday in the Seychelles.
We can assist on car hire rentals , boat trips, hiking trips, inter island transfers...
Baby items available – high chairs, baby baths, cots subject to availability.
Entire bungalow/chalet is rented exclusively to the Guests. No sharing of internal features. You are not alone as we have other chalets so you can meet new people from all over the world but still enjoy the home away from home feeling. Check in time is midday Seychelles time and check out is 10am Seychelles time.
Interaction with Guests
We are available in our office area on the location of the resort and we are here to help so do stop in and see us.
The Village of Anse Forbans and its surroundings:
• Anse Forbans is on the bus route with access to Anse Royale and Victoria every 45 minutes but running on Seychelles time!
•We are fully self catering but there is a small shop within walking distance for small provisions. Desaubin shop is 500 meters up the road. You can get drinks, water and other provisions a bit limited as this is a small village shop. Our bigger supermarkets are located in Quatre Borne- Sekaar (1.2km) and in Anse Royale (5km). Anse Royale you will find Vegetable shops and fruit stalls as well. Both on bus routes. Car journey approximate 5 – 10 minutes.
•Best beaches in the Seychelles- we are very lucky to have Anse Interdance, Petite Anse, Anse Marie Louise ,Takamaka beach and Anse Soleil all with 20 minutes from us. Anse Interdance is 10 minutes and voted in the top 10 beaches in the world. A must see!!!
•Activities and sports- The Seychelles Golf Course is 15 minutes by car from us, the Seychelles can also offer you Zip Lining and rock climbing in the Port Launay area, Fishing , Diving, snorkeling ( Anse Forbans beach), hiking and guided walks , island hopping, paddle surfing, surfing – we can assist with best beaches to visit for the various activities,
•Restaurants – The Double Tree Hilton Hotel is 500 meters from us and offers cocktail bars and restaurants. Surfers Restaurants is 1 kilometers from us and offers you a wide menu including local fish and chips to pizza all on the beach- they will deliver to the chalets or transfer you if you want and bring you back. Le Reduit ( car needed) offer you the true Creole experience with delicious fish dishes (we recommend this restaurant highly they do offer transfers for evening meals only), Jardin du Roi also offers a light snack menu and are open from 10am to 5pm, Chez Baptista located in Takamaka on the beach is 10 minutes by car offers Sunday Buffets.
•Banks and money changers. There is an ATM machine that is located in Quarte Bornes that is 1.2km away. There is a further 2 ATM machines in Anse Royale, 5km. There a Mauritius Commercial Bank branch that is 5km away. A money changer is located in Anse Royale.
•Curio Shops- For all your souvenirs there is a curio shop located 2.5km away and a number of others in Anse Royale 5km away
•Hospital and clinic. The local clinic is in Quatre Bornes that is 1.2km and the Anse Royale Hospital is located 5km away. There is a very well stocked pharmacy located in Anse Royale 5km away.
•Vegetable and Fruits, can be found in various locations on the side of the road. But there are two farmers markets found in Anse Royale that is 5km away.
•Spa- Banyan Tree spa and the Double Tree Hilton Spa are not even 10 minutes away. Hilton spa is 500 meters – walking distance 5 minutes. Banyan tree is 2.5km away so it is best to have a car or call a taxi.
•Takamaka Bay Distillery is about 7km away and offers tours around the distillery as well as meals in their restaurant. Pre-booking is advisable.
Public transport: a bus stop is less than 350 meters from the entrance of the chalets.
Car hire is recommended. We do also arrange private tours by car of the island and can arrange your transfer to and from the Seychelles International or Domestic airport.
Other Things to Note
We are built on family land that stretches back in our family history for over 6 generations. It was a former coconut plantation and you can still see this today. Our Family tourism business has been running for 21 years and we enjoy a large repeat guest clientele.
We love Anse Forbans as it is out of the hassle and bustle of other tourist areas. You are part of a village community and see the fisherman setting off and returning home with their catch. If you want to experience Seychelles - experience it with us.
You will meet a our family and our children as we go about getting to know you better. With over 21 years in hospitality we are proud to still have the reputation of one of the best Self catering properties in the Seychelles and part of the Seychelles Tourism Boards Seychelles Secret properties. If you want to experience Seychelles - experience it with us.
One of our staff will meet you and do a full check in on arrival explaining everything.
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Dear Yasmina. I would like to clarify for our future guests the following. Our check in and check out times are clearly published on our listing and even on your reservation slip. You requested for a late check out prior to your arrival and the cost was communicated to you via AIRBNB email system. You requested same again on check in and again we informed you of the cost etc. It was your decision to take the offer or not which is the same for all our guests otherwise the check out is as published at 10am to get rooms ready for the next clients arrivals from midday. We hope this is now clear for all future guest.
Management Chalets D Anse Forbans
Brigitte, Daphne & Jean-Pierre were in the office when we arrived. Our Villa was being cleaned which we expected as we arrived on the early flight. We got ourselves acquainted and set out to find a corner store and beach for a swim.
The Villa was perfect with an uninterrupted view down to the water and felt very private although it looked like the place was at full occupancy.
The Villa had what we needed for our short stay including milk and a bottle of water in the fridge.
The Villa was made up each day which was lovely as not all self catering places clean daily.
We would definitely stay here again.
About the Host, Lisa
Just love the Seychelles and amazed by its vibrance of colour. An amazing place to stay and of course for a holiday.
I am part of our family business that has been running for the past 21 years. Of course we are bias but we do have the best location right on the beach of Anse Forbans.
I love to walk and explore , snorkel and just relax on the amazing beaches in Seychelles.