Coco De Mer Hotel & Black Parrot Suites Grand Anse ~ Praslin

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Beauty, safety, peace, tranquility and quality, surrounded by nature on the island of Praslin, and named after the unique Coco de Mer Palm tree which, although extremely rare, occurs in abundance in the tropical forests surrounding the property.

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This modern four star hotel lies in over 200 acres of natural beauty on the edge of the Indian Ocean. Spacious grounds, comfortable rooms, private location and a friendly atmosphere offering spectacular views of the surrounding islands, forested mountainsides and glorious sunsets.


Beach & Pools

Flanked by several small, private beaches forming part of the large bay at Anse Bois de Rose. Prevailing winds and tides can cause a buildup of seaweed during certain times of the year (typically, from time to time during the May to October period), however, guests always have access to ample sun-bathing areas; large sand-terraces; palm tree strung hammocks, and sun loungers.


The three magnificent pools, one in the unique shape of a Coco de Mer, overlook the Indian Ocean and the other – perched on a granite outcrop with a 270 degree view of the ocean – at the Black Parrot Junior Suites and our Over Ocean natural salt water pool that cascades back into the sea.

Complimentary – private bus shuttle transfers to Anse Lazio beach are available to our guests several times weekly. Guests can either stroll or use the hotel’s bicycles to access the many private sandy beaches and coves that dot this coastline.



Diving and Excursions
Several scuba diving centers are based on Praslin.  Transport can be arranged accordingly.  Neighboring island excursions and deep-sea fishing expeditions are also arranged locally at an extra charge.

Sports & Leisure Facilities:

  • Three pools (2 fresh water and 1 ‘over ocean’ Salt Water Pool)
  • Hammocks & loungers
  • Kiddies paddling pool
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Guided nature trail
  • Library and free Wifi
  • Shuttle bus to Anse Lazio
  • Gym
  • Bicycles and Snorkeling equipment at a nominal charge
  • Beach Towels are available for use free of charge.
  • A souvenir boutique • Car hire / Excursion / diving desks


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The Waterfront Spa

Suspended under the pool terrace of the Black Parrot Suites, The Waterfront Spa offers panoramic views of the ocean below and beyond. This sanctuary of pure relaxation offers three treatment rooms, with personalised service, designed to relax, rejuvenate and soothe your senses.

A combination of holistic healing and modern massage techniques blended with the essential oils, locally extracted and created here in the Seychelles, gives this spa its traditional flair and local charm.

Whether it is a massage or facial, body wraps and scrubs, beauty, hair or nails, are all offered with our personalised charm and pampering. The signature aroma of Orange, Cinnamon and Bigarade, wafts through the spa interiors - creating a soothing sense of well being and peace. Welcome to The Waterfront Spa. A journey of pure decadence and indulgence.



The Coconut bar
Housed under a thatched roof, is a trendy area with speckled grey granite counters, trimmed with black slate and copper, and accented by deep blue laser lighting.

The Mango Terrace Bar and Restaurant
Clad in wood, black slate and ivory tiles, all trimmed with copper, offering casual poolside dining, is flanked by a wall of coconut tree trunks and suspended coconuts, giving one a feel of the tropics and seaside laid-back dining.

The Hibiscus Restaurant 
Boasts private, wooden dining decks over a trickling stream and an elevated central area with ocean views and buffet counters, flanked by a wall of mirrors, interspersed with black and copper mosaic.


  • Standard Rooms
  • Superior Rooms
  • Junior Suites


All rooms are spacious, modern and comfortable. The rooms are open and airy. Interconnecting rooms are available (Superior Category only). Facilities include, air-conditioning, “In room“ baths, separate bathroom, ceiling fan, IDD telephone, satellite TV, tea and coffee facilities, mini refrigerator, safe, hairdryer and balcony/terrace.

All room categories are sea-facing. Children under 14 years are not permitted at The Black Parrot Suites but are welcomed in our Standard and Superior rooms.

You will need to book a flight or ferry  from Mahe Island to Praslin Island 

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