Mahe – Coral Strand Hotel 3*
The Coral Strand has been revived. This legendary hotel offers comfortable modern rooms and atmosphere of belonging to the unique community. With history, traditions and returning guests this spot in paradise has a special culture of it’s own.The Coral Strand Smart Choice hotel is located along the beautiful 5km beach of Beau Vallon Bay. Seychelles International Airport is a 25 minute drive away while the bustling town and capital of the Seychelles, Victoria, an easy 15 minutes. Within walking distance is local shopping, dining venues and night clubs.
There are 165 rooms in total which have either mountain or garden or ocean views depending on location and type. There are two lifts connecting all floors from ground level.
140 Standard Rooms
24 sq. metres of which 36 have a garden views with remaining an ocean view.
21 Deluxe Rooms
48 sq. metres.
4 Silhouette Junior. Suites
28 sq. metres with front ocean view only.
All standard rooms are equipped with IP TV, IP Phone, Tea/Coffee facilities, mini fridge, shower, WC, Air-conditioning, Electronic Personal Safe and hair dryer. In addition the Deluxe rooms have a bar counter, additional LCD and sofa offering a private seating area. The Silhouette J. Suites offer front ocean views.
Island Trader Restaurant offers magnificent Indian Ocean views with Silhouette and North Island gently rested upon the horizon. Breakfast Buffet is served between 7am to 10am. In the evenings from 9pm to 10pm the restaurant guests may enjoy our chef’s culinary delights at a Buffet which varies daily.
Mahek is an air-conditioned Indian Gourmet Restaurant features a gastronomical selection of Indian Cuisine served in traditional antique style ware. It boasts a “show cooking kitchen” where guests have the opportunity to watch the chefs at work. Dinner is served from 7pm to 9:45pm.
Ocean Deck Pub, situated directly next to the pool this legendary bar offers draft beer, drinks and exotic cocktails in an informal setting with live music in the evenings. A meeting place for visitors and locals alike. Casual take-aways are available from 12:30pm to 5pm to enjoy around the pool or beach with no cutlery, glasses or plastic. Everything in paper wraps, cups and cartons for you to enjoy and have fun while enjoying the sun, sand and sea.
The Sea View restaurant is situated within the Island Trader and also operates on an a la carte menu for lunch between 12pm and 4pm. Vegetarian dishes and children’s’ menus are served upon request.
Entertainment—most nights by local musicians
Pool Table (coin operated)
Scuba Diving (Blue Sea Divers)
Non-motorized watersports e.g. complimentary body boards, windsurfing, hobby cat and snorkeling.
Motorised watersports e.g. waterskiing, banana boat, jet ski on which hotel guests receive a 10% discount.
The Coral Strand has 2 conference rooms with a total of 150sq metres with a maximum total occupancy for 150 people.
Travel Documents and Visas
A valid passport is required for all international and over-border travel, which must be valid for at least 6 months after your return from overseas and have at least 2 blank pages in the passport for visa stamping purposes. Ensure that there is enough space left in the passport for visitors permit.
South African passport holders do not require visas for entry into the Seychelles. Visitor’s permits are issued on arrival for a period of one month.
In certain cases, foreign passport holders require re-entry or departure permits and it is advised to contact the relevant authorities to check this prior to departure.
Gateway Travel & Tours cannot be held responsible if Visa applications are denied for any reason, nor can we be held responsible for any change of cost, requirements, delays or loss of passports caused by the Consulates concerned. Please note that a Visa does not guarantee entry to any given country at point of entry.
We recommend that all travelers have comprehensive travel insurance. Please let us know if you would like further details.
Travel Documents, Visas & Health Requirements
It is the responsibility of each passenger to ensure that they are in possession of the correct travel documentation prior to departure.
Gateway Travel & Tours cannot accept responsibility for any consequences, of any nature whatsoever, arising from the passengers failing to ensure that they have complied with the necessary health, passport and visa requirements.
A valid passport is required for all international and cross-border travel. Passports must be valid for a minimum of 6 months after your intended date of return and must have at least 2 blank pages for visa stamping purposes. In certain cases, foreign passport holders require re-entry or departure permits and it is advised to contact the relevant consulate before travel for up-to-date visa and health requirements.
We recommend that all travellers have comprehensive travel insurance from time of booking, and insurance packages are available for purchase though our offices.
Prices are from a starting price, per person sharing and subject to change, airfare increase, currency fluctuations and availability. Taxes are estimated and based on the current exchange rate and are subject to change. Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Please note that airport taxes, fuel levies and surcharges are approximate and subject to change, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking. Valid for dates as specified. Group rates available on request.