Nestled amidst the gentle embrace of the ocean, Platte Island is a sanctuary for the wonders of the marine world. The atoll’s waters are home to a remarkable variety of marine species. The waters around Platte Island are also a haven for sea turtles, rays, and reef and lemon sharks, each adding their own unique charm to the island’s underwater realm. The atoll plays a crucial role as a breeding ground and migratory pathway for many ocean dwelling species, offering visitors the chance to witness awe-inspiring natural spectacles.
Platte Island’s expansive seagrass meadows produce more oxygen than rainforests and serve as a critical nursery for lemon sharks, blacktip reef sharks, and other marine life. Witness the seasonal migrations of whale sharks and manta rays as they glide gracefully through the water, captivating divers and snorkelers alike.
On the island’s sandy shores, hawksbill turtles come to nest, providing a rare opportunity to glimpse the life cycle of these ancient and fascinating creatures. The underwater realm of Platte Island is not only an adventure but also an essential ecological cornerstone, reminding us of the beauty and fragility of nature’s creations
About Platte Island’s Unforgettable Experiences:
Within our dedication to reimagining modern-day luxury, we go above and beyond to provide an unparalleled level of personalized service. Our team of skilled and discreet personal concierge is at your disposal, attending to your every need and ensuring that every aspect of your stay is meticulously taken care of. With their expertise and unwavering commitment to excellence, our personal concierge elevate your experience, allowing you to fully indulge in the luxury and relaxation of your time with us.
Innovation and reimagining modern-day luxury are at the core of Waldorf Astoria’s DNA since its origins. We strive to set new standards for luxury travel that prioritize environmental sustainability and conservation. Like our founder, Conrad N. Hilton, we are committed to crafting experiences that reflect the essence of each destination and leave a lasting impact on our guests.
At the Waldorf Astoria Seychelles Platte Island, we go beyond providing a lavish retreat. Our goal is to create unforgettable moments by continuously reimagining modern-day luxury with a focus on environmental responsibility. We believe that true luxury is not only about indulgence but also about fostering a deep connection with the natural world.
Through experiencing the breathtaking beauty of the island’s marine life and actively participating in our conservation efforts, guests gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the fragile ecosystem surrounding us. In the spirit of Conrad Hilton, we constantly push the boundaries of what is possible, designing innovative experiences that inspire and educate.
About Platte Island’s Conservation
At Waldorf Astoria Seychelles Platte Island, our unwavering commitment to conservation and sustainability is deeply rooted in our role as custodians of this pristine island paradise.
At Waldorf Astoria Seychelles Platte Island, we are dedicated to preserving the natural environment of the island and its surroundings. We work closely with internationally acclaimed universities to deepen our knowledge and stay on the pulse of best practices in research and sustainability. Our goal is to become a zero-impact resort, and we are highly selective about what we do, how we do it, and what we allow. This includes not only the coral reef but also the ocean and the nature on the island.
To achieve this, we plan to grow our own food, and we continually seek innovative solutions to minimize our impact on the environment. We have an on-site environmental manager and marine biologist who guide us in our holistic and conscientious approach to every aspect of our operations. From our spa to our restaurants, everything consumed and utilized on the island is carefully chosen to be environmentally friendly, demonstrating our commitment to conservation and sustainable practices. Guests can be a part of this legacy, cherishing and respecting the natural beauty of Platte Island for generations to come.
Food and Drink outlets
Opening hours are subject to hotel occupancy
La Perle (Lunch & Dinner): Our high-end Mediterranean brasserie presents a unique gastronomic journey from Spain to Turkey. Operating for lunch and dinner, the focus is on a variety of dishes made from locally sourced, fresh seafood. Its lively open kitchen and live cooking stations turn every meal into an engaging culinary spectacle. With a rich collection of French and Italian wines, La Perle ensures each dish is perfectly complemented, enhancing the dining experience.
Peacock Alley: Defined as an intimate sanctuary, Peacock Alley is the haven for artisanal pastries and Seychelles-roasted coffee. An intimate venue that welcomes guests during the day, it masterfully blends the intricate artistry of coffee brewing and pastry-making with the distinguished hospitality for which the venue is celebrated. Enhanced by a creative beverage menu that includes a diverse range of teas, herbal infusions, and innovative drinks, Peacock Alley stands as an exceptional setting for culinary exploration and warm guest interactions.
Sunset Wave: Our evening star sets the stage for elegant pre-dinner indulgence and refined nocturnal sips. Open until the final guest’s departure, this vibrant venue showcases an exclusive array of inventive cocktails and a curated selection of sparkling wines, including champagne, cava, and prosecco. Crafted with the artistic flair of our head mixologist, each concoction promises an enchanting beginning or closure to your evening.
Glass House: Embodying a ‘soil to soul’ concept, Glass House invites you on a holistic journey of conscious eating. It operates as a cookery school during the day, transforming into a unique restaurant at nightfall. With a primary focus on organic, sustainable, and predominantly plant-based dishes, Glass House reflects a thoughtful approach to food, right from the ground up. Taking its cue from the Omakase tradition of Japan, Glass House allows the chef to take charge of the dining experience, crafting a unique and personalized menu for every season using the freshest produce from the island’s garden. Each dish is then paired with thoughtfully chosen beverages, which range from curated spirits to non-alcoholic herbal infusions, designed to complement and enhance the flavors of each course.
Carnival: Our distinctive dinner-only destination, showcases a unique Creole Latino culinary blend. Prominently featuring live cooking stations where global meats — including our own aged variety — sizzle over open fires, and locally sourced produce is transformed into memorable dishes. Emphasizing a family-style service, Carnival offers an immersive atmosphere where tradition meets innovation
Torti: Torti, the vibrant pool and beach bar at the heart of the resort, is distinguished by its unique offerings and engaging atmosphere. Known for customizable Bento box offerings and fresh sushi, this outlet complements inventive beverages with a curated selection of new-world wines and gins. Creating a personalized blend of dining experiences, Torti draws guests into a lively, music-filled soundscape that perfectly harmonizes with the relaxing cabanas and sunbeds arranged in the water. With this seamless fusion of delectable flavors and immersive ambiance, Torti becomes more than a beach bar – it’s a retreat, a sensory delight, and a unique culinary journey
Relax in this thoughtfully designed villa, which features a bedroom with one king-sized bed and an expansive separate living room. Enjoy outdoor living, as the villa opens onto a spacious deck with its own private pool and outdoor dining space. Revel in direct beachfront access and invigorate your senses with an outdoor shower
Relax in this sophisticated villa which features a bedroom with one king-sized bed. An expansive outdoor oasis awaits, complete with a private pool, an al fresco dining enclave, and a luxurious outdoor shower. This villa offers the additional space of a study room that can be converted into an additional bedroom or an extension of the living room. Other amenities include an espresso machine, free WiFi, a minibar, bathrobe, and slippers. Sleeps 4 with pullout sofa.
Enjoy the charm of this spacious villa, which features two bedrooms, one with a king-sized bed and the other with two double beds. This villa benefits from a spacious outdoor terrace with its own private pool and outdoor dining space. Enjoy direct access to the beach and outdoor shower to help you cool off. The indoor space features a separate living room
This spacious villa offers flexible options for a family stay. Connect to a King Deluxe Room to give you three bedrooms, each with its own tv and bathroom. Enjoy a spacious outdoor terrace with its own private pool and outdoor dining space. The indoor space benefits from a separate living room with its own TV and a powder room for guests. The dedicated personal concierge will attend to any requests throughout your stay.
Enjoy the flexibility of this elegant suite, which is ideally situated in a secluded enclave. With 5 separate bedrooms, each with one king-sized bed and en-suite bathroom, it offers space as well as the utmost privacy for the entire family. Relax in the separate living room, complete with its own state-of-the-art entertainment system and a powder room for guests. Take advantage of the spacious outdoor terrace with its own private pool and outdoor dining space. The dedicated personal concierge will attend to any requests throughout your stay.
Participate in our educational ecoawareness programs, designed to help you build a deeper connection with nature while actively contributing to the sustainable development of our cherished island
Coral Creators: Play an active role in the restoration of our marine ecosystems by planting corals with our expert guides.
Island Exploration with Marine Biologists: Embark on enlightening walks with our marine biologists, discovering the island’s hidden natural wonders and diverse wildlife.
Reef Flat Wanderings: Journey alongside marine biologists on a guided walk across the reef flats within the Barrier Reef, unveiling the rich underwater world.
Oceanic Odyssey: Set sail on a thrilling Blue Safari, seeking out majestic whales and playful dolphins in their natural habitat.
Underwater Wonders: Experience the marvels of marine life through the lens of a glass-bottom kayak, revealing an enchanting aquatic universe.
Sustainable Sojourn: Discover the island’s eco-conscious initiatives on a guided tour, showcasing solar power, chef’s gardens, recycling efforts, and more.
Immerse yourself in the captivating world of fly fishing at Waldorf Astoria Seychelles Platte Island, where pristine azure waters and rich marine life create the ultimate angler’s paradise.
Our exceptional fly fishing program offers an unparalleled experience for both novice and seasoned fly fishers, providing an unforgettable adventure amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Seychelles.
With the guidance of our expert fly fishing instructors, you’ll embark on a thrilling journey through the island’s diverse ecosystems, exploring shallow flats and tranquil lagoons teeming with life. The convenience of stepping right out of your villa and starting your fishing experience adds an unparalleled level of intimacy with the surrounding environment.
Discover the art of casting and perfect your technique. Our fly fishing program is carefully designed with sustainability in mind, ensuring a minimal impact on the delicate marine environment. We adhere to strict catch-andrelease practices, preserving the health of the fish populations, and limiting the amount of anglers and contributing to the overall conservation of the Seychelles’ aquatic ecosystems.
In addition to exhilarating fishing excursions, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the local marine life, responsible fishing practices, and the vital role that fly fishing plays in protecting and nurturing the island’s natural resources. The Waldorf Astoria Seychelles Platte Island offers an unforgettable fly fishing experience that will leave you with a deeper connection to the ocean and its incredible inhabitants.
Embrace the call of the ocean with our exhilarating watersports experiences, designed to inspire and delight in the pristine island waters.
Wind Rider: Harness the power of the wind with exhilarating kite surfing adventures, suitable for all skill levels.
Ocean Explorer: Delve into the underwater world with scuba diving experiences, uncovering the vibrant marine life and stunning coral reefs.
Serene Depths: Embrace the art of free diving, challenging yourself to explore the ocean’s beauty while holding your breath.
Glide & Discover: Experience the tranquility of paddle boarding, leisurely gliding across the serene island waters.
Coastal Voyage: Embark on a kayaking journey, navigating the crystal-clear waters and taking in the breathtaking island surroundings.
Offshore Expedition: Venture into the open ocean with deep-sea fishing experiences, reeling in your catch while surrounded by the vast, mesmerizing waters.
Discover the thrill of our sports experiences, offering a dynamic and invigorating way to stay active and enjoy the island’s natural playground.
Ace Mastery: Refine your skills with expert tennis lessons, tailored to elevate your game on our island court.
Tropic Tennis: Add a playful twist to the classic game with Tropic Tennis, combining light-hearted fun and refreshing beverages.
Padel Prodigy: Discover the dynamic world of padel through tailored lessons, perfect for both beginners and experienced players.
Seaside Games: Gather your friends and family for a lively round of Beach Olympics, testing your skills in a variety of engaging activities.
Sandy Spike: Serve, set, and spike in exciting beach volleyball matches against the stunning backdrop of the ocean.
Elegant Toss: Unwind with a leisurely game of pétanque, the classic French pastime, on our pristine sandy shores.
Coastal Kickoff: Dive into the action with beach soccer, a thrilling way to enjoy the sun and sand with friends and family.
Aquatic Goals: Make a splash with beach water polo, an exhilarating and refreshing experience in the island’s crystal-clear waters.
Experience the excitement of our unique Runway where creative and aweinspiring activities come to life on the island’s distinctive airstrip.
Celestial Skies: Indulge in an awe-inspiring stargazing session under the vast, glittering canvas of the night sky.
Alfresco Cinema: Revel in an enchanting outdoor cinema experience, where the runway transforms into a magical movie setting.
Soaring Spirits: Unleash your inner child as you launch majestic giant kites into the sky, dancing with the island’s gentle breezes.
Welcome to our Kids Club, where our littlest guests embark on a journey of imagination, exploration, and discovery Designed to spark curiosity and nurture a love for nature, our Kids Club will offer a diverse range of engaging activities, from arts and crafts to culinary classes, all tailored to inspire creativity and foster learning through play with our Coral Kingdom Creations, Wildlife Detective, Island Adventure Treasure Hunts, Creepy Crawly Crafts, Ocean Explorer Academy, Ocean Wonderers and so much more.
More information will be shared in due course.
Step into our innovative Teens Club, a unique space where young adults can dive into an exciting world of marine conservation and sustainability. The Teens Club combines fun, adventure, and learning, creating an interactive and engaging environment that fosters a deep appreciation for our planet and its oceans.
Here, teenagers have the opportunity to participate in a “marine university,” where they can learn from our expert marine biologists and environmental managers, gaining invaluable insights into marine life, coral reefs, and ocean preservation. Through hands-on workshops, interactive lessons, and thrilling ocean adventures, teens will become empowered ambassadors for our planet’s future.
From scuba diving and snorkeling expeditions to exploring the island’s flora and fauna, our Teens Club provides a perfect blend of excitement, learning, and a sense of responsibility, shaping young minds to become environmentally conscious global citizens.