Zil Payson - The Art of Seeking Seclusion
If you’re searching for a private paradise this summer, we’ve found it. The Six Senses Zil Pasyon resort is located on the private island of Félicité in the Seychelles, a magical hideaway as perfect as in your imagination.
It doesn’t get much better than breathing in the fresh sea air of this stunning resort in the Seychelles. Félicité is a private island of rugged granite rocks and forestation, splendidly sequestered in the Indian Ocean, lined with white sand beaches. The island is situated in a perfect location for perpetual summer, just 30 miles northeast of Seychelles International Airport.
This resort is designed to integrate beautifully with its natural surroundings, while offering all of the luxurious extras that you would expect from an accommodation of this calibre. Its 30 stylish villas with private pools offer an oasis of serenity, perfect for a honeymoon or to simply escape from the world for a while.
Every inch of the villas at Zil Pasyon is designed to offer the ultimate in pampering. The Hideaway Pool Villas have a private sundeck, an infinity pool and gorgeous views shaded by tropical vegetation to enhance privacy. The spacious and spa-like bathroom features a rain shower and a swing in front of the bathtub.
Although the villas have a classic, historical elegance they are also equipped with the most advanced technologies to control the 55-inch TV, lighting and air conditioning. Bluetooth speakers are standard and guests enjoy unlimited in-room wireless internet access. No mean feat for such a remote paradise.
The Panorama Pool Villas are perched on high points on the surrounding hillside, offering breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. These villas feature a dining table and a daybed and your own personal infinity pool.
The full resort experience
Staying at the Zil Pasyon Six Senses resort isn’t just about the gorgeous villas perched in the midst of the wildly beautiful Seychelles. Guests are treated to a range of activities, from water sports to beach activities to nature walks and much more. Situated in a world-class diving area, guests can partake in PADI certified diving excursions with the qualified dive centres based in nearby Praslin and La Digue.
The resort also offers a cinema under the stars experience, a treasure hunt and nature trails to the highest hill. You could also enjoy a kayaking or paddleboard trip to explore the nearby beaches, as well as island hopping by boat. There are even special activities for the little ones at Trouloulou’s Club, including beach bowling with coconuts, scuba diving for kids, pizza making, cupcake decorating, kite making, treasure hunts and much more.
Organic Island Produce
If you have worked up an appetite with all of that adventure, the resort offers superb dining experiences as well. The unique cuisine of the Seychelles has influences from a range of cultures, including French, Chinese, African and English. There are several restaurants on site at the resort and most of the ingredients are grown fresh in its organic gardens. For example, in the Chef’s Kitchen you can dine while watching your food being handcrafted right before your eyes. Then, head to the sultry Lakanbiz Rum Bar for a cocktail while watching the sunset. It’s all part of life on a dreamy paradise island, after all.
Photos: courtesy of Six Sense