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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This lovely place is worth every rupee! For a low-budget price you get a fine, spacy apartment with all basics present, and the BEST view ever!! Mme Anne-Laure is a very friendly host, she's very helpful and responds promptly online. I read previous complaints on airbnb about bedsheets not being clean, I have NOT experienced this. Everything was very clean...

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Buchholz in der Nordheide, Germany
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Very nice place, directly on the beach (Anse aux Courbes), nice terrace and view to the beach front. Point au Sel can be an ideal place for excursions on Mahe, relatively near to the airport and Victoria, close to Anse Royal, by car one can quickly reach all the points of interest. Self catering is absolutely no problem, 3 shops...

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Triangle, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Well as promised I did return to La Desirade and I was not disappointed. Only 2 of us managed to go again in late October early November spent 2 glorious weeks in Mahe. Yvonne was there and treated us like royalty the rooms again were clean attractive and comfortable. Felt like home from home. The beach as usual was clean...

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Triangle, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Arrived very late from the JHB plane and was met at La Desirade by Emannuel the security gaurd NICE GUY when we asked for food he walked us to the nearest hotel expensive but hey we were thirsty and hungry. we saw nothing as it was dark. IMAGINE waking the next morning looking out of the door onto the sea...

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Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Nicely located directly above a small strip of sandy beach, including the notorious coconut trees. Very quiet, small shops and restaurant nearby, even a local bakery. Self catering facilities are decent, so is the open plan living room. Bathroom might need an upgrade. The maid is not too thorough but nice enough, the guard is very friendly. Overall pleasant experience.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 26 September 2013

We arrived at La Desirade late the firt night and were somewhat schelptical. However when the sun rose the following morning we were pleaseantly surprised. The beach is about 10m from the front door and the amazing sunrise welcomed us into paradise. La Desirate is situated a at Pointe au Sel which is not swarming with tourists and as a...

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 4 April 2013

We liked this place and the view! Decent towels, bed and A/C. There's security at night to keep the locals honest and a safe in the room! Rooms are decent as is the bathroom. The bed faces the sea and that wonderful sunrise! It's quiet and we were able to check in early after arriving on a 7 am flight!...

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Arese, Italy
Reviewed 31 August 2012

The location offers 3 apartments. We had (2 adults and 2 kids) the central (the best in my opinion) with a large beedroom (open space), a kitchen and a bathroom. The view on the bay is simply unique. The room is cleaned daily (except sunday) and during the night there is a person in cherge of surveillance. The distance from...

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Kent
Reviewed 19 August 2012

Stayed for our Honeymoon, a really good choice. It is not luxurious or 5* but rooms are very light and spacious. There is a large modern fridge/freezer, 2 electric hobs and a small oven. Good supply of utensils (maybe take a tin opener, ours wasn't very good) and a breakfast bar. In the bathroom there is a large sink, bidet...

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 16 August 2012

La desirade .I can't forget my trip to mahe island and where I stayed there and of course the very kind and helpful owner of this self catering apartment. the owner Pery and wife are really pay attention of what their guests need even when we need the wine opener, Pery deliver it right away. Pery and wife came to...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Désirade is a self-catering guesthouse situated on the south-eastern coast of the island of Mahé. It is made up of 3 waterfront, ocean-facing studio apartments, each capable of hosting 2 adults and 1 or 2 children. Each air-conditioned apartment has a fully-equipped kitchenette and bathroom with hot/cold shower. We offer a daily chambermaid service and laundry facilities. The rooms have direct telephone lines, WIFI internet connections and television. Since La Désirade is self catering, we do not offer any meals. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Desirade

Address: P. O Box 1131 | Pointe Au Sel, Mahe Island, Seychelles
Region: Seychelles > Mahe Island
Number of rooms: 212
Also Known As:
La Desirade Seychelles/Mahe Island
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“The house provides 3 studios only, so it may not really matter: left, right or center”
 of 5 bubbles U9909MTmichaels, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
“As long as it faces the sea which all 3 do they are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles P5MCstephenb, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All nice, outer ones have a window to the side, middle one has a larger terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles Neela86, 14 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We liked the end unit felt more private!”
 of 5 bubbles breynolds376, 4 Apr 2013 | Read review
“The room are spacious,clean,neat, and omplete amenities. all 3 apartments are facing the ocean. The smart way to enjoy the special holiday in seychells without Rip-offs ur wallet.”
 of 5 bubbles Asiaexotic, 16 Aug 2012 | Read review
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