Seychelles Catamaran Cruise with Optional Pre-Extension in Dubai - Mahe Island - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Settle into a catamaran for a cruise in the wonderfully clear waters of the Seychelles!
  • From Sainte Anne to Praslin, Cousin, Coco and La Digue, this immersive tour ensures our members experience the very best of the Seychelles, from stunning white-sand beaches to crystal-clear waters and vibrant marine parks.
  • Sail through the most beautiful islands to discover the archipelago's natural treasures.
  • During their cruise, our members will be accommodated on board a comfortable catamaran, in a Standard or Superior Cabin alongside Full Board Dining!

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Your Destination

Welcome to one of the most beautiful archipelagos in the world: the Seychelles, 115 islands scattered in the Indian Ocean. Located off the cyclone road, the Seychelles enjoy extraordinary vegetation alongside spectacular white sand beaches and a vibrant sea bed. What more could you want during a once-in-a-lifetime catamaran cruise?

During this cruise, you'll have the opportunity to discover some of the most beautiful islands in the Seychelles, including the most famous: Mahé, Praslin and La Digue to name but a few. In Praslin, visit the Valley of May, a forest of primary palms where the jewel is the coco de mer, a plant that is endemic of the Seychelles. At La Digue, let yourself be amazed by the Anse Source d'Argent beach and its granite rocks. In Cousin, observe the birds and in Curieuse, the giant tortoises - ensuring a truly stunning holiday experience.

Our Offers

Offer 1: Seychelles Catamaran Cruise
11 Days/10 Night Seychelles Cruise by Dream Catamaran

Offer 2: Pre-extension in Dubai + Seychelles Catamaran Cruise
11-day 10-night cruise in a Dream Catamaran with pre-extension of 3, 4, 5 or 6 nights at the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai 5* hotel

Your Itinerary In Brief

Day 1: Mahé - Sainte Anne
Day 2: Sainte Anne - Cocos Island - La Digue
Day 3: La Digue
Day 4: La Digue - Cousin - Baie Sainte Anne
Day 5: Baie Sainte Anne - Grande Sœur - Curieuse or Anse Petite cour (Praslin) 
Day 6: Curieuse - Saint Pierre - Anse Volbert ou Anse Lazio (Praslin) 
Day 7: Anse Volbert or Anse Lazio (Praslin) - Mahé
Day 8: Mahé (Anse Major) - Silhouette
Day 9: Silhouette - Beauvallon Mahé
Day 10: Beauvallon (Mahé) - Eden Island Mahé
Day 11: Mahé Eden Island

Your Itinerary

During their tour, our members will follow the itinerary as seen below.

Please Note: The itinerary may be modified at any time by the captain due to security, weather forecasts or any other reason that could impact the cruise.

Day 1: Mahé Marina Eden Island - St. Anne Marine Park about 40 minutes
Board your catarmaran in Mahé at the end of the morning. Then head for the crossing for the marine reserve of Saint Anne and anchorage for the night.

Day 2: St. Anne Marine Park - 4h30 Cocos Island - 35 mn La Digue
Today, visit the Saint Anne marine reserve (without supplement) where you can admire the superb seabed. Departure for Cocos Island and snorkeling, a real natural aquarium. Anchorage opposite the picturesque port of La Digue for the night.
Day 3: La Digue
Why not choose to take on a tour of the island by bike (additional charge)? With its paths winding under tall palm trees, its typical houses, its small copra farms, its white sand beaches, its large polished rocks, this island is undoubtedly the most beautiful of the Seychelles. Here there are no cars, only bicycles. Anchorage at the port of La Digue for the night. 

Day 4: La Digue - 1h 15 Cousin - 45 mn Baie St. Anne (Praslin)
Visit of Cousin (no supplement). Since 1968 this island has been a nature reserve where many species of birds and giant tortoises live. Lunch on board. Navigation to Praslin where you will visit the Vallée de Mai, a UNESCO protected site. (Additional charge) This walk will enchant you. The path winds through the darkness created by the huge leaves of sea coconut palms, palm trees endemic to the island. The 40m logs sway gently to the rhythm of the breeze, making a strange rustle as if they are rubbing against each other. Wherever you look, the foliage seems to leave the path indefinitely in the dark before reaching the ridge where a magnificent view over the sea awaits your eyes. Anchorage at Baie Saint Anne, Praslin.
Day 5: St. Anne - 45 min Grande Sœur - 1 hour Curieuse or Anse Petite cour (Praslin) 1 hour
Head for Grande Soeur and its exceptional beach. Enjoy a barbecue at the beach (no supplement). Find relaxation, visit the island on a romantic path and enjoy nautical activities. Anchorage at Curieuse or Anse Petite Cour for the night.

Day 6: Curieuse - 15 min Saint Pierre - Anse Volbert or Anse Lazio (Praslin) 30 min
Visit of Curieuse (no supplement). This island is part of the Marine National Park, it is home to more than a hundred giant tortoises. After lunch, Saint Pierre: a cluster of round rocks with a mass of tall palm trees gently rocked by the wind. Superb typical Seychellois landscape. It is a wonderful place for snorkeling. Anchorage at Anse Volbert or Anse Lazio, Praslin.
Day 7: Anse Volbert or Anse Lazio (Praslin) - Mahé around 4:30
Enjoy swimming and nautical activities on the beautiful beaches of Praslin with lunch on board. Sail to Mahé in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at anchor at Anse Major.

Day 8: Mahé (Anse Major) - Silhouette approximately 1h30
Swimming, free diving and lazing around in this idyllic place. Anse Major is located in the north-west of Mahé, in a place with very little traffic (accessible only to walkers and boaters). A wild place where the color of the water speaks for itself.Departure for Silhouette after lunch. Dinner and overnight at anchor at Silhouette.
Day 9: Silhouette - Beauvallon Mahé
30 km north-west of Mahé, a lush peak emerges from the Indian Ocean. This is Silhouette Island. Its hills covered with tropical trees make you think of Mahé, its coconut palms by the sea evoke Praslin, and its incomparable beaches give the impression of being in La Digue. Granite island of 25 km², Silhouette is the well-kept secret of the Seychelles. You visit this magical place by taking a beautiful walk through lush vegetation in the heart of an exceptional tropical forest. In the early afternoon, head for Beauvallon in Mahé. Dinner and overnight at anchor.

Day 10: Beauvallon (Mahé) - Eden Island Mahé
Discover Beauvallon, a huge white sand beach, surrounded by unspoiled nature. Relaxation, snorkeling, kayaking, swimming After lunch, departure for Eden Island marina. This marina is one of the most prestigious private residential marinas in the world. Enjoy this lively place with bars, restaurants, shops… Dinner and overnight at the marina pontoon.

Day 11: Mahé Eden Island
Disembarkation early in the morning between 6 am and 8 am at Eden Island Marina.

Please note: The itinerary may be changed at any time by the captain for safety reasons, weather forecasts or any other reason that may affect the cruise. The stops mentioned 'at the quay' are likely to be at anchor if there is no available berth.

Your Ship

You will enjoy a 10-night cruise on a catamaran, in a Standard or Superior Cabin on a Full Board Dining Basis (Breakfast, lunch and evening meal served on board - excludes drinks). 

You will sail on an Eleuthera 60 Crewed catamaran that can accommodate 4 people as well as 2 crew members. You will appreciate its many facilities as well as the quality services that will ensure you a pleasant trip. For the smooth running of the cruise, you will be informed during a safety briefing of the rules to be observed on board.

Please note: Water on board is limited. However, the reserve is large enough to provide two showers per day for each guest. Either way, your captain will remind you to be careful with the fresh water on board.

Throughout your cruise, you will enjoy a full board basis (excluding drinks) including breakfast, lunch and dinner. The main meals (lunch and dinner) are served at the table or in the form of a buffet, generally 3 courses (starter, main course, dessert or cheese), sometimes only 2 at noon. Breakfast can be self-service. The flight attendants will do everything possible to give you complete satisfaction.

Head to the back deck to take in the views while cruising while sipping a drink. And, for a tanning session, sit on the upper deck mattresses. You can also use the equipment at your disposal (fins, masks, snorkels and shower) to dive to discover the seabed. Thanks to the large aft shelves and swim ladders, you can embark and disembark in complete safety.

Please Note: The cruise attendants will do their best to satisfy customers, but the shipowner cannot be held responsible for satisfying the requests for special diets (kosher, halal, vegetarian, medical prescriptions).

The refuelling is done partially in stopovers: Fresh products, preserved, frozen, not only local products.

The Captain is duty-bound to refuse alcoholic beverages to a person who is obviously intoxicated.

Standard or Superior Cabin

Standard Cabin
Discover a comfortable Standard cabin where you can take the time to rest. Perfectly equipped, your cabin is air conditioned (air conditioning operates from 8 am to 10 pm) and has a private shower room and toilet.

Superior Cabin
For more comfort, opt for the air-conditioned Superior cabin (the air conditioning operates from 8 am to 10 pm) with private bathroom and toilet.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Please note: Views from some staterooms may be obstructed

Optional Dubai Pre-Extension

You may choose to extend your trip by adding a 3, 4, 5 or 6-night extension at the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai 5*. Here, you'll stay in an Upgraded Deluxe Corner Suite, with Bed & Breakfast dining.

Just for you
Just for you:
  • Complimentary shuttle service to and from Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates
  • 25% discount on Food and Beverage Discount excluding 1Oak, Seven Sisters, Hotel Cartagena, and Westlodge Salon
  • 25% discount in Saray Spa on the Spa treatments 
It seems hard to imagine, but under Dubai’s glittering skyscrapers and monumental glamour is a history dating back to 1833, when the area around Dubai Creek was settled on by the Bani Yas tribe. Now home to stylish beaches, grand hotels, and lavish shopping malls, Dubai is the ultimate place for a luxurious and elaborate sun-soaked getaway.

To get a taste for Dubai life before its rapid modern expansion, wander the maze of streets in the Al Bastakiya quarter, taking in sights such as original Arab architecture and the Bastakiya Museum. Afterwards, immerse yourself in the chic surroundings of modern downtown Dubai - experience the high life at the top of the immense 830m-tall Burj Khalifa, or discover a shopping experience like no other at the Mall of Dubai, which also houses a theme park, aquarium, and a genuine Diplodocus fossil.

At the end of the day, where better to relax than on one of Dubai’s stunning beaches? Jumeirah Beach Park is the most popular, where you can laze under palm trees and gaze at the stunning skyline of the city. Surrounded by so many exhilarating sights, you’ll never want to leave!

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai 5*

Located within Dubai’s business district on Sheikh Zayed Road, with incredible views of the Dubai Canal, this hotel's height makes it one of the world's tallest 5* hotels.

Spread across two iconic towers, the spectacular hotel features exceptional dining outlets, an enticing array of relaxing recreational activities, and the sublime SARAY Spa and Health Club. Experience innovative luxury when you stay at one of the leading hotels in Dubai, synonymous with the luxury of the Marriott brand.

Sanitary measures

Cleaning and disinfection

  • Reinforced cleaning of common areas
  • Accommodation disinfected after each stay

Rules and Precautions
  • Check-in and check-out with limited contact
  • Compliance with physical distancing rules
  • Compliance with the safety protocol established by the staff

Activities and Leisure Safety
  • Some facilities of the establishment may be closed or accessible only by reservation

Please note: Health measures may change as and when government recommendations are made. Therefore, they are likely to impact access to certain infrastructure.

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Please note: Some facilities may incur an additional fee, payable locally.

Your Room

Your spacious Corner Suite is fully air-conditioned, with a separate living/sitting area in which to relax. Floor to ceiling windows provide views and allow light to flow into your haven of relaxation. Adorned in neutral decor in soothing colours and tones, it is the perfect place of tranquility to return to after an exciting day exploring Dubai.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
or
Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child

Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

Throughout your stay at the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, you will be able to visit one of the 14 award-winning restaurants on-site serving carefully crafted cuisine from every corner of the globe. From elegant brunches, to upscale Indian, Thai flavours, French favourites, Italian, Peruvian, and Japanese delights - you will never be short of options to whet your appetite.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally.  Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

Please note that due to the current global health pandemic (COVID-19), certain restaurants and buffets may be closed or places and tables may be limited. We strongly recommend that you contact the hotel for further information two days before your arrival.

Your Time

Winner of Best Male Spa globally at the World Luxury Spa Awards 2017 and Best Hydrotherapy Treatment at the Middle East Pool & Spa Awards 2016. Tucked away behind ornately carved doors, this world-class spa is a health and wellness haven at the heart of the world's tallest hotel. Saray Spa offers a unique experience of restoration and renewal through tried and true healing and treatment rituals that have stood the test of time.

All products used in treatments come from a luxurious line of products exclusive to JW Marriott Marquis Dubai. At the Saray Spa, you are able to enjoy treatments such as body scrubs and wraps, couple's massages, facials, foot baths, hair and scalp treatments, massages, a steam room, therapy baths, and more.

Your Optional Excursions in Dubai

Dubai Parks & Resort One Day Access

Your Optional Excursions in Dubai
Treat yourself to a thrilling holiday at the region's largest integrated theme park, with three distinct theme parks and one water park there is lots to entertain! You'll be able to experience incredible and entertaining moments in 2 of the 4 parks with this One Day Access. So experience the best-in-branded entertainment from three of the largest and most successful motion picture studios at Motiongate, immerse yourself in the colourful world of Bollywood at Bollywood Parks & build your way through non-stop interactive fun at Legoland. As Dubai's largest theme park, Dubai Parks & Resort is a world of fun and adventure in the heart of the Middle East!

Tickets to the Burj Khalifa

Your Optional Excursions in Dubai
Get more of a feel for this enigmatic city when you opt to take a trip up the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building where the city views are impressive from every angle. At 828m, with 160 floors, feel on top of the world as you drink in breathtaking views of the sparkling city below.

Our members can choose between the following options: 
- Access to the Burj Khalifa between 9 am - 3 pm & 7 pm - 11 pm. Transfers not included.
- Access to the Burj Khalifa between 3:30 pm 6:30 pm. Transfers not included. 
- Tickets to the 148th & last floor of the Burj Khalifa between 9 am - 3 pm & 7 pm - 11 pm. 
Transfers not included.

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Desert Safari

Your Optional Excursions in Dubai
Venture into Dubai’s magical dune and desert landscape for an adventure like no other! Take a journey with your savvy drivers and head off the beaten track for a thrilling and challenging adventure. Aboard a luxury 4x4, you will discover the wild majesty of the Arabian desert, - wide open spaces, indigenous wildlife and endless vistas of colourful dunes.

Admire the beauty of the sunset in the desert and relax in a traditional camp where other activities await you. Whether you fancy trying Shisha, surfing the sand, taking pictures of traditional costumes or getting a henna tattoo, there is plenty to make this an unforgettable experience! For the grand finale, you will be transported by the Arabian culture with a belly dancer, BBQ and Arab folk music. This trip is offered every day from 3 pm to 8.30 pm.

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Helicopter Flight over Dubai

Your Optional Excursions in Dubai
Embark on a unique experience that will allow you to fly over this city of luxury and extravagance. Board your helicopter and enjoy a panoramic view of Dubai on this 12-minute flight. Departing from Police Dubai Academy, you will see the traditional wind-towers, discover the mysterious Burj Khalifa and gaze over the incredible archipelago of the Jumeirah coast. From the past to present and looking into the future, this panoramic flight will offer you the chance to view every face of majestic Dubai. 

We advise you to choose to fly over Dubai at the beginning of your stay! In case of bad weather, the flight can then be rearranged so that you don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime experience.  

Important information: 
- Excursion available daily at 14:00 or 16:00 
- Proof of identity may be required 
- Expect to arrive 30 minutes before the flight for boarding formalities 
- Guests under 16 must be accompanied by an adult 
- This is a non-refundable ticket (except in case of major problems) 
- Non-exchangeable ticket within 21 days of the flight 
- Capacity: 5 Passengers maximum per helicopter. If you are more, you will be in two different helicopters
  
The price does not include: 
- Registration fees to be paid on the website of our excursion partner when booking the flight day

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Your Journey

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: As part of offer 1, return transfers between the airport and the hotel are included in our offers. As part of Offer 2, private transfers between Dubai Airport and the hotel are included for offers with flight only. In Male, return airport-hotel transfers are also included.

Important information regarding offers without flight (only concerns offer 1):
In order to organize your airport / hotel / airport transfers, please let us know your flight schedules within 48 hours of your reservation by filling out the dedicated form in your member account. Without this information, your transfers cannot be made. Transfers are only for Male Airport / Hotel / Male Airport trips. You will need to choose an outbound flight arriving before 11:30 am at Male Airport and a return flight scheduled after 11:30 am in order to meet the cruise boarding and disembarking times.

Weather

Jan
min : 23°C max : 30°C
Feb
min : 23°C max : 30°C
Mar
min : 23°C max : 30°C
Apr
min : 23°C max : 31°C
May
min : 21°C max : 30°C
Jun
min : 20°C max : 29°C
Jul
min : 20°C max : 29°C
Aug
min : 19°C max : 28°C
Sep
min : 20°C max : 28°C
Oct
min : 21°C max : 29°C
Nov
min : 23°C max : 30°C
Dec
min : 23°C max : 31°C

Location Information

The address of JW Marriott Marquis Dubai 5* is: Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Distance from Seychelles International Airport to Eden Island (starting place of the cruise): 6.4 km / 20 minutes.
Distance from JW Marriott Marquis Dubai 5* to Dubai Airport: 16.9 km / 17 minutes.

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

All the practical information about the cruise:
The boat is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Children are accepted from 7 years old
Type of boat: catamaran
Length: 18.28 m
Number of cabins: 4
Maximum number of travelers: 4
Crew member: 2
Language: Creole, French and English
Pets are not allowed.
Timetables and prices are indicative, subject to change.

The cruise includes:
- Accommodation in an air-conditioned cabin (air conditioning operates from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.) with private bathroom and toilet
- Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)- Crew service: 2 people (captain, steward / cook)
- 3 sets of sheets, towels including beach towels per person and per week
- Consumables for the boat (water, gasoline and diesel)
- Boat and passenger insurance
- Water sports on board: Snorkeling equipment (fins, mask and snorkel) paddle and sea kayaking

The cruise does not include:
- The bar, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks
- The on-board cash register (compulsory): 210€ per person per stay to be paid on site (in cash)

Details of the on-board cash box or Cash-Box
The on-board box includes, depending on the destination:
- Payment of taxes in national parks
- Tourist and disembarkation taxes in the islands
- Mooring costs, mooring at certain stopovers
- Any additional supplies of fresh water, fuel, gas, fresh produce, etc.

The name of the boat is given for information only and may change on site for a boat of a similar category.m, The photos of the boat are not contractual.

Cabin Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Shower room and private toilets

Restaurants

  • Full Board Meals served daily onboard (details listed above)

Leisure Facilities

  • Diving/snorkeling equipment
  • Sea kayak

At JW Marriott Marquis Dubai 5*

Please find practical information about the property and your trip:

This property is accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
The number of rooms at this property: 1608
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include a city of 20 AED per room per night, which is payable locally (this price is a guideline and is subject to change without prior notification).

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • Wi-Fi
  • Press and magazines
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry service

Room Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Safe
  • Courtesy tray (tea and coffee)
  • TV
  • Shower

Restaurants

  • Prime 68
  • Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra
  • KItchen6
  • La Farine Cafe and Bakery
  • Vault
  • The Lounge
  • Bridgewater Tavern
  • Tong Thai
  • Positano
  • Izakaya
  • Aqua Poolside Grill and Bar
  • Wanderlust
  • Garden

Leisure Facilities

  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Shop

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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