About this listing
This is a lovely large studio apartment situated in the north of the main island, Mahe. The apartment comes fully furnished with air condition. It has an open plan layout, with kitchen, sitting room, bedroom and shower room area and has a lovely veranda that looks out to the garden and across the road you can see glimpses of the sea through the coconut trees and greenery.
The apartment has sole use of the garden.The apartment sleeps 4, with one double bed and we place single folding beds to accommodate up to 2 extra people.
The sea is just 30 seconds from the apartment and in this little corner you will find a gorgeous natural rock pool formation to soak your troubles away. Near Carana Beach and only 7 minutes drive to the popular Beau Vallon Beach, where you can enjoy the watersports, restaurants and tourist attractions, this apartment is ideal as your stopover to discover the beauty and culture of Seychelles.
There is a parking area for the apartment and also bus stops nearby with buses that pass by every 30 minutes to take you to town centre, Victoria or in the other direction to Beau Vallon. We can arrange your fishing and boat excursions. We know you will be very happy in our little part of paradise! :)
Smoking is allowed on the patio and outside only. The owners are not responsible for loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. Keep the property and all furniture in good condition. Only use devices for their intended uses.Animals are not allowed. Parking: Vehicles must be parked in designated parking areas. Housekeeping is provided every 4th day and is included in the rental rate. Linens and towels are included in the unit, but we suggest you bring beach towels. Wake up every morning with a smile and be happy! :)
Super séjour chez Gene et Phil, des gens adorables, serviables (organisation des locations de voiture entre autres) et toujours souriants. L'appartement est très agréable, absolument tout a été prévu! c'est rempli de petites décorations, d'éléments pratiques, et de confort.Merci beaucoup à eux
La casa è molto confortevole e pulitissima, i padroni di casa sono veramente gentili e prima di arrivare ci hanno inviato tutti i suggerimenti utili per conoscere l'isola, per girare, per le gite in barca (website hidden) hanno anche aiutato a trovare un'auto a noleggio. L'auto risulta per altro necessaria se si vuole girare in autonomia e fare la spesa o cenare fuori poiché la casa è in po' distante da tutto (sempre che non si voglia girare con gli autobus locali).
Una piccola pecca è che la strada é vicina e si sente un po' il rumore, (ma da quanto abbiamo visto quasi tutte le case lo sono perché all'interno è impossibile costruire) la notte comunque è più che tranquillo!
Grazie per l'ospitalità!
Sans aucun doute un accueil bien au-delà de ce qu'on attend d'une location! Gene et Philipp nous ont accueillis comme une famille dans leur petit coin de paradis: un appartement cosy, propre, bien placé au nord de l'île, ce qui permet de découvrir l'est et l'ouest de Mahé sans difficulté !
On a beaucoup aimé la petite piscine naturelle aux pieds de l'appartement : petits déjeuners et apéro dans un cadre idyllique.
Nous recommandons assurément cette location et remercions encore Gene et Philipp pour leur accueil!!!
Gene was most helpful already before we arrived with lots of detailed information and all imaginable aspects covered.
The flat was lovely, spacious, well-kept and lovingly decorated. It was touching how Gene welcomed us and had some groceries already there for us.
A great place to stay!
We had a wonderful time staying at Gene and Philip's place!!! They were very informative and helpful with all of the planning before we even got there, including helping us rent a car (which was waiting for us at the airport) and providing us with Wifi in the apartment. When we arrived we were extremely happy with the fully furnished apartment (a fully stocked kitchen, including some food and drinks which was great since we didn't have time to go shopping when we arrived, and delicious coconut's :) :) ). The apartment is also very spacious, comfortable, private, and is super close to an amazing rock pool just across the street. We really enjoyed the location of the apartment, as everything on the island is not too far with a car - and yes, we definitely recommend on renting a car when in Mahe. We liked that we were not in the middle of a busy neighborhood, and with a car we managed to get everywhere on the island very easily and comfortably.
Gene and Philip were also always available, very helpful, and kind whenever we contacted them, and they even provided us with snorkeling gear :)
All in all we had an amazing time in this great apartment, so thank you very very very much to our gracious hosts!!!
We had a great stay at Gene's apartment and would highly recommend it to everybody who wants to enjoy and explore the Seychelles islands apart from the 5-star-luxury hotels.
Gene and Philipp were the most kind and friendly hosts that I could imagine. They live nearby so they are always there for you in case of any questions or issues.
Bus station in front of the house –although a rental car is of need to explore also the other parts of the island in a convenient way– and also a little grocery shop is close to the apartment.
Thanks again, Gene. We hope to meet you again sometime!
Es hat uns sehr gut bei Gene gefallen. Wir sind sehr freundlich aufgenommen worden. Der Kühlschrank war bei unserer Ankunft mit Wasser, Eiern und Butter etc. befüllt, um die Zeit bis zum ersten Einkauf zu überbrücken. Gene und ihr Mann standen uns bei Fragen immer zur Verfügung. Vielen Dank für die schöne Zeit.
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About the Host, Gene
I'm an easy going mother of 4 with endless patience and the truth is I just love to make people happy as it makes me happy, I'm the eternal feel good type, seeking the positive out of adversity - I guess it takes from the survival mechanism to keep on going no matter what with a smile on my face. I define myself by the little things in life which offers me a sense of appreciation for being alive in this mind boggling journey of what it is to exist. I Love: kindness / I Hate: Being fooled . I'm an avid reader and any enjoy being transported to another world through the limitless potential of a good story which I find innocently allows me to live vicariously through others imagination. Now retired, I was a horticulturalist by trade and organic farmer at heart and can still find most solutions to my problems by getting my hands dirty in soil and taking great pleasure in nurturing my plants. My bad points: I do not eat to live but rather live to (email hidden)eese and I are a match made in heaven though my hips would disagree and I just love cooking. My motto: You never know what is around the corner, so enjoy it while you can and never leave happy till later, do it now!