Raffles praslin launches wellness offer in celebration of the seychelles mind body spirit festival

Exclusive offer during the Festival, from 18th to 29th June 2012
- Includes daily spa treatments and fitness activities at the Award-Winning Raffles Spa

Online PR News – 04-June-2012 – Anse Takamaka – (May 2012) – An oasis of calm in the Seychelles, Raffles Praslin is the perfect destination for those seeking fitness, serenity and rejuvenation. The luxury Seychelles resort(http://www.raffles.com/praslin/locations-and-attractions/hotel-information/) launches an exclusive offer in conjunction with the first Seychelles Mind Body Spirit Festival: an opportunity for guests to experience the luxurious resorts’ facilities, the stunning Raffles Spa themed around the Pearl, and to participate in the various wellness activities.

From the 18th to the 29th June 2012, guests can indulge in a comprehensive wellness package at this Seychelles Hotel(http://www.raffles.com/praslin/), where every detail is tailored to reach complete relaxation and wellbeing. The exclusive offer includes accommodation in a spacious villa with private plunge pool and daily express spa treatment including Glowing Sea Scrub, Volcanic Foot Therapy, Caviar Mini Facial, and much more… The signature Raffles Spa is supported by a team of highly skilled therapists and features 13 outdoor treatment pavilions with the most spectacular views. During the Seychelles Mind Body Spirit Festival, the resort offers 35% discount on additional spa treatments, a great opportunity to try signatures treatments such as the Sea Shell Therapy or Pure Pearl Treatment.

To complement the benefits of the daily spa experience, the resort’s Yoga and fitness instructor will lead Yoga and Pilates sessions on the beach where powder-soft sand and the sound of waves create the perfect backdrop for connecting with nature. In addition, Raffles Praslin also offers daily activities such as a rise and shine jog, or a morning beach stretch.

The wellness journey at Raffles Praslin also extends to the plate, as the resort’s exclusive offer includes daily breakfast with healthy options and a dinner under the stars, featuring dishes prepared with fresh ingredients to add to a sense of wellbeing. Raffles Praslin’s wellness offer starts from Euros 560 per night for 2 persons, and includes the signature Raffles Butler service.

This offer is launched for the occasion of the first Seychelles Mind Body Spirit Festival which features a variety of events devoted to enhancing health and wellbeing of mind, body and spirit through a veritable carnival of holistic activities, free community events, workshops, master classes and retreats. The festival brings together local and world class practitioners and exhibitors in a programme featuring Tai Chi, Yoga, spa treatments, music & art, and the latest in wellness therapies at various venues throughout the Seychelles Islands.

For Reservations & Information : Tel +248 429 6780/6791/6000
Email: bookus.praslin@raffles.com - www.raffles.com/praslin

Rate is subject to 15% tax and 10% service charge - Terms & conditions apply.
Minimum 3 nights stay - Offer valid from 18th to 29th June 2012

The Raffles Praslin Seychelles is an all-villa resort spread over 30 acres of land on the magical island of Praslin, in the Seychelles archipelago. Praslin is famous for its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters and the Vallée de Mai UNESCO World Heritage Site. The resort features 86 spacious pool villas, a selection of superb restaurants and a dramatic rooftop lounge. It also offers exclusive tailor-made experiences from sunset cruise aperitif to fishing excursion with the Chef and private island barbecue. The resort boasts the first signature Raffles branded spa, themed around the jewel-of-the-sea, the pearl, symbolising the wellness philosophy of transformation. It features 13 spa treatment pavilions, all with outstanding views across the water. The service at Raffles Praslin Seychelles is second to none. Raffles Butlers, adept in various languages, offer welcoming service, thoughtful and graceful assistance around-the-clock, ensuring the delivery of Raffles’ hallmark style emotional luxury.

Recent Awards & Accolades:
1.Condé Nast Traveller Hot List 2012 - Best New Hotels and Best World Spas
2.Conde Nast Johansens Luxury Spa Guide recommended for 2012
3.Best Spa Hotel Seychelles at the International Hotel Awards 2011

Raffles Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, luxury international hotel company with a history dating back to 1887 with the opening of Raffles Hotel, Singapore. The portfolio currently comprises nine luxurious properties, from secluded resorts to city hotels in key locations around the world: in Singapore, Cambodia, China, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles and Paris, each one is an oasis of calm and charm. The company is embarking on a new phase of expansion, with openings in Istanbul, the Maldives, Indonesia, the Philippines and China scheduled over the next two years. With a compelling mix of cultures and styles, every hotel in the Raffles family has its own individual personality, with its own story to tell and its own sense of place. However, each one is proud to draw on the timeless essence of Raffles – to deliver thoughtful, personal and discreet service to well-travelled guests.

For more details or to book tickets, please visit: www.SeychellesMindBodySpirit.com or call: + 44 (0)1422 240 730