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The Drake Seaside Apartment

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
6 nights minimum
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The Drake Seaside Apartment is a self catering two bedroom holiday accommodation, in Seychelles, located in Belombre, on the main island of Mahe. It is well situated close to the seaside, and the main road. It was completed in May 2013 and has modern facilities. It is located on the 1st floor of the owner's house with its own access. The property is fenced, complete with electric gate to facilitate movement in and out. It has an open plan kitchen/sitting room and a large balcony facing the sea. The Drake is a family run business and we are close by to help our guests. Guests will enjoy a peaceful environment coupled with the soft sound of the waves. The apartment is good value for family and group travel (4 adults max). There are 2 bedrooms available, both with air-condition and double b...The Drake Seaside Apartment is a self catering two bedroom holiday accommodation, in Seychelles, located in Belombre, on the main island of Mahe. It is well situated close to the seaside, and the main road. It was completed in May 2013 and has modern facilities. It is located on the 1st floor of the owner's house with its own access. The property is fenced, complete with electric gate to facilitate movement in and out. It has an open plan kitchen/sitting room and a large balcony facing the sea. The Drake is a family run business and we are close by to help our guests. Guests will enjoy a peaceful environment coupled with the soft sound of the waves. The apartment is good value for family and group travel (4 adults max). There are 2 bedrooms available, both with air-condition and double beds, sharing a bathroom, kitchen facilities and living space. 2nd room is rented out to the same party (families or groups). Guests have the option of renting out 1 bedroom only. We provide a starter pack for breakfast on the 1st day of stay. Otherwise the apartment has a fully equipped kitchen. Being close to the main road our guests can have easy access to local bus services. We also have a staircase leading from our garden down to the beach - great for kids and snorkeling enthusiast. Closest shop is a minute away. The Drake is located on the main island of Mahe, in Belombre district, situated in the north. Nearby you will find shops, high-class hotel with restaurant facilities, St.Roch Roman Catholic Church and within walking distance the Tequilla Boom discotheque. It is a peaceful location and also not far from the famous Beau Vallon beach, known for watersports, restaurants, ATM's, supermarkets. Since we are close to the main road guests have easy access to the local bus service. Nonetheless, there is free parking space if a car hire is preferred. We also have a family kayak that we let the guests use. We have a No-smoking policy inside the apartment, however guests are allowed to use the balcony for doing so.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Danielle P
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2013
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

As accurately described by other reviewers this one/two bedroom self catering seaside apartment is fabulous. Firstly it is GREAT value for money, beautifully situated on the coast with wonderful sea views from the private balcony. Very comfortable, clean, quality accommodation in an authentic Seychelles home...More

Date of stay: September 2017
2  Thank Jon R
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We have just returned from an amazing two week stay at the Drake Seaside Apartment. I cannot recommend this apartment highly enough. Danielle & Spencer are the consumate hosts, nothing is too much trouble for them. They went out of their way to ensure our...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Greeny_1973
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Drake Seaside is the perfect place for a Seychelles vacation. Situated directly across the street from La Roches church in Bel Ombre on Mahe, it is easy to get to from Victoria, buy bus or taxi. A mini mart is steps away, while a...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank long4travel
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Myself and my husband stayed here over New Year. Was beautiful property in goof location. Danielle was friendly and helpful. We was looking for somewhere hot and peaceful so we could relax. That is exactly what we got. Would highly recommend this property.

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank 17JAK
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The location is amazing - sea view is fabulous. the place is very neat and newly constructed. the best part is the owners. they are extremely friendly and helpful. they went out of their way to ensure our stay was comfortable.

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank hkatari
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

We arrived early in the morning from Germany and had a prearranged transfer to the Drakeside. Danielle was very nice in letting us use her apartment until the upper apartment was free and cleaned from the previous guests. The apartment is spacious, clean and has...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank a-dollar
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Fantastic apartment, friendly owners who couldn't do enough for us, beautiful location, even the car had a sea view when it was parked up. We were back in the Seychelles to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary and Danielle and her family helped make it a...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank MikeandSam M
Reviewed 31 December 2016

My husband and I stayed here for our one year anniversary and we're so happy we chose this accommodation. Danielle and Spencer are wonderful hosts who certainly made us feel very welcome. Spencer even cooked my husband fish on two of the nights. And when...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank verucasalt_78
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice and well equiped apartment with view to beau vallon beach. Very warm and kind hospitality, including one of the best creole meal we had in seychelles, cooked by Spencer. We enjoy our stay very much.

Date of stay: December 2016
1  Thank shulz50
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Stayed in Drake apartment 12 nights Our extraordinary positive feedback is not related only to large very nice and fully equipped apartment but also to very friendly owners. Warm welcome. Ready to advice where to eat, where to buy food, souvenirs, what is around etc....More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Pavel J
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Shared Garden
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The Drake is located on the main island of Mahe, in Belombre district, situated in the north. Nearby you will find shops, high-class hotel with restaurant facilities, St.Roch Roman Catholic Church and within walking distance the Tequilla Boom discotheque. It is a peaceful location and also not far from the famous Beau Vallon beach, known for watersports, restaurants, ATMs, supermarkets. Since we are close to the main road guests have easy access to the local bus service. Nonetheless, there is free parking space if a car hire is preferred.
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