Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel

Experience a luxury Mahe hotel on the famous Beau Vallon Beach

Discover one of the oldest and finest hotels in Seychelles on Mahe Island, the charismatic Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel overlooking the warm Indian Ocean and the famous Beau Vallon Beach stretching a few kilometres along Beau Vallon Bay. Stay here in glorious tropical island-style accommodation in a beautiful setting with plenty to do on beaches and in the ocean. Perfectly situated surrounded by a tropical forest, yet a mere 10 minutes from Victoria – the perfect island holiday in Seychelles Mahe.

Since 1972, Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel has been welcoming tourists with open doors to the northwest region of Mahe, the gateway to glorious natural attractions that Seychelles is renowned for – Morne Seychellois National Park and Marine Reserve, and the gorgeous Botanical Garden. The bay is calm and ideal for swimming, snorkelling and boating and it’s only a few minutes to Victoria for a meal or shopping. 

Settle into 164 sea-view rooms created for relaxation of the best kind – king-size beds, some rooms connecting to others for families, TVs, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, ensuite showers, and compelling views of the mountain or ocean. Several restaurants offer incredible menus brimming with Creole cooking and Seychelles delicacies and the Ocean Deck Bar is the sunset place to be every evening. Coral Asia Restaurant serves sushi and sashimi while Mahek Restaurant serves Indian cuisine. 

Weddings are Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel win first prize in this idyllic island setting of palm trees, sugary beaches and azure oceans – the hotel offers professional wedding ceremonies with a personal touch then honeymoons oozing with romance thereafter.



Experience a luxury Mahe hotel on the famous Beau Vallon Beach and straddling the gentle Beau Vallon Bay where beautiful Seychelles marine and nature reserves set the scene for an environment like no other. Stay at the sophisticated Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel in one of 164 plush suits where clear turquoise waters, pristine beaches and water sports galore make your island holiday in Seychelles so perfect. 

Walks into the forests, shell creations, snorkelling and diving. Bring your children and bond as the sun shines and the swimming pools beckon. Experience marvellous hikes to Le Niole, the foot of the highest peak on Mahe called Morne Seychellois. Discover the wild vanilla, different palm tree species, cinnamon and other spice trees, and taste the sweet water from streams rising in the mountain. 

Learn more about The Tree of Life or the Coconut Palm: everything is useful, from the delicious fruit to the roots, leaves and bark. Locals use this special palm tree to build houses, weave baskets, make drums, oil, animal feed, toys, medicinal extract and also to distil wine. Take your children to feed the giant tortoises roaming the hotel garden and often as heavy as 100kg each! This hotel is dedicated to natural resource conservation and all guests are encouraged to take note and to take part.

Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel is also your smart family holiday choice when you choose these gorgeous rooms with their wonderful up-to-date amenities including air conditioning, fans, minibars, tea and coffee maker and private patios, ensuite showers and bathtubs and toiletries too. Meet new friends during meals in the cafeteria and play a game of tennis before having your hair done at the salon.

Voyage2Africa recommends this Mahe beach hotel for your summer holiday so bring the family or your spouse and kick back and relax on dreamy white beaches where lush mountains beckon. Our package deals offer winning combinations for all our visitors to ensure they get to see the best of Seychelles absolutely stress-free.


  • Hiking
  • Feeding the Giant Tortoises
  • Resource conservation
  • Ocean activities and sports
  • Excursions


  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast


  • Three restaurants
  • Pool bar
  • Silhouette-island-island lounge
  • Swimming pool
  • Boutique
  • Table tennis and pool table
  • Free non-motorised water sports
  • Motorised water sports at a charge
  • Nearby dive centre


  • Right on the famous Beau Vallon Beach on a gently bay and 10 minutes from Victoria for sightseeing.
  • An eco-honeymoon destination where a nature and marine reserve surround the bride and groom as they tie the knot. 
  • Banqueting, business services, conference facilities for business people who like a sea view and top-class Seychelles catering and service.
  • Wonderful choice of 164 luxury rooms featuring king-size beds, ensuite showers, air conditioning and extensive mountain or sea views.

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