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! :)
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.
Die Gastgeber waren sehr sympathisch und haben uns während des Aufenthaltes mit wertvollen Tipps unterstützt. Die Wohnung war sauber und hat uns sehr gut gefallen.
The apartment was very nice, clean and had all the amenities needed. We were welcomed by Philip and given many details related to our stay by email before arrival. Genes friend arranged internet (at an additional cost) and offered to help with car rental. She also provided information on various island tours. Overall the stay was pleasant. Bus stops are located very near to the apartment but a car is advisable for getting around.
Wir hatten einen leider zu kurzen, aber sehr angenehmen Aufenthalt in der Wohnung. Sehr gemütlich, Lage ist gut (zwischen Beau Vallon und Victoria)...die Unterkunft bietet alles, was man braucht. Und um alles Weitere kümmert sich Gene :) Super nette Gastgeberin, die uns sehr freundlich empfangen hat und gerne bei allen weiteren Belangen unterstützt und hilft.
Bei meinem nächsten Besuch auf den Seychellen würde ich auf jeden Fall wieder hier buchen.
Everthing was wonderful and Gene was very helpful, we enjoyed our staying very much!
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