Denis Island is only one mile long and half a mile wide and is situated 45 miles north-east of Mahé. Apart from the owner and a few local residents, the island is uninhabited. Now and then giant water turtles come to the beach to lay their eggs in the sand. Denis Island Lodge has 25 elegant cottages, each nestling near the ocean shore amid lush tropical gardens where comfort and a natural Creole flair go hand in hand to provide you with an unforgettable stay. All rooms offer air conditioning, ceiling fans, double vanities in full bathrooms, twin jet showers, outside private courtyards, alfresco showers, tea and coffee making facilities, mini-bar and hair dryer. The restaurant, with an already enviable reputation for some of the finest cuisine in Seychelles, offers clients a sumptuous breakfast buffet of local fruits, freshly squeezed juices, farm eggs, fresh croissants and Danish pastries. Lunch consist of a variety of hot dishes complemented by an open grill preparing fish or meat and dessert table. Dinner features a table d’hôte or delicious Creole Buffets served under the stars. The resort enjoys the facility of a small, professional, on-site dive centre with PADI accreditation offering courses for novice and advanced divers alike and where both diving and snorkeling equipment is available. The protected underwater world around Denis ranks as one of the finest areas for diving in Seychelles and features a number of dive sites allowing sightings of turtles, sharks, sting rays, sailfish, tuna and dolphins with whale sharks and manta rays often sighted from September to November. Sailing, windsurfing and canoeing in the sparkling waters surrounding the island are also possible while those with a preference for terrestrial activities will enjoy visits to the farm, hiking the island’s meandering pathways and also our guided nature walks that explore the island’s rich flora and fauna.