- Elegant suites and villas surrounded by gardens and calm lagoons
- Opulent facilities, including an entire spa village and chic fine dining
- Enjoy scuba diving, snorkelling, zip-lining, rock climbing and mountain biking
- Expansive grounds and two beaches overlooking the Port Launay Marine Park
Revive your mind, body and spirit from the comfort of this five-star 120-hectare park offering one of the rarest, most precious commodities of all - access to unspoilt nature. Constance Ephelia is a true island paradise, boasting ample natural space, pristine beaches, verdant tropical gardens, and direct access to the Port Launay Marine Park. Those who prefer an active holiday will find a wide variety of sports and activities both above and below water, while the largest wellness spa in the Indian Ocean is also on hand if you’re in need of pampering. Create a lifetime of incredible memories here with family-friendly, casual luxury to share, and unparalleled guest service from a team happy to help your every wish come true.
About Constance Ephelia
Part of the luxurious family of Constance resorts, Ephelia offers the ultimate Seychelles holiday experience in total balance with nature. This Green Globe certified eco-retreat is happy to help you custom create your getaway, with an online concierge that lets you settle all the details before you ever leave home. The resort itself beams with refined elegance and sophistication, thanks to its contemporary design and decor, chic dining experiences, and an entire village dedicated to wellness and spa services. This paradise is bordered on both sides by stunning white sand beaches dotted with granite boulders and backed by 120 hectares of mangrove forest and jungle.
While Constance Ephelia may be best known for luxurious holidays with no detail overlooked, there are ample opportunities for adventure here, too. Daily experiences include trekking, rock climbing, and zip-lining, as well as sailing, mountain biking. The kid’s club is happy to keep little ones entertained all day, and some evening events like homemade pizza and movies are offered as well. The Ephelia team is happy to honour special requests, just let them know what you have in mind and trust that they can handle all the details.
Explore the resort
Each of Constance Ephelia’s spacious contemporary accommodations is surrounded by lush landscapes, with over 100 hectares of gardens, jungles, and lagoons offering a true retreat into nature. Use the complimentary shuttle service to move around this massive property, or treat yourself to a long walk through the resort’s centre, home to mangrove forests populated by rare birds, bats, and other exotic wildlife. On your way, you’ll pass five pools, outdoor tennis and volleyball courts, a full-service gym, a yoga pavilion, and the wellness spa - the largest of its kind in the Indian Ocean.
Extravagant dining experiences are part of the Constance Ephelia promise, with 24-hour room service and five unique dining concepts, each boasting a distinct menu, decor, and atmosphere. Authentic island cuisine, Asian fusion, elegant chef-prepared meals, and relaxed Mediterranean bistro meals are offered day and night, with each venue serving imported beer, wine, and spirits. The resort also has several beach and poolside bars, perfect for sipping smoothies and sundowner cocktails. Children aged four to 11 can spend their holiday playing and exploring with the Constance Kid’s Club as their base. Guided activities, sports, arts and crafts, movies and video games, and a kids-only pool are available every day.
Diving from Constance Ephelia
Constance Ephelia’s in-house dive centre offers a full range of PADI courses and guided dives in the Port Launay Marine Park and beyond. Visitors can explore the shallow reefs nearby, with excellent visibility and conditions calm enough for beginners. For a more adventurous day on the water, head further afield to the Dredger Wreck or Trois Bank - one of Mahe’s most exciting sites, home to reef sharks, eagle rays, sea turtles, and more. Back on land, the full-service dive centre offers hands-on training from a professional international team, air-conditioned classrooms, and top of the line rental gear.
All of this resort’s underwater adventures are conducted from modern, spacious dive boats and include detailed briefings and skilled guidance from a team of highly trained divemasters and local guides. Other speciality experiences like night dives, guided snorkelling tours, and trips to further flung diving areas around Male are easy to arrange ahead of travel via Constance Ephelia’s online concierge. For a chance to preserve this island’s natural beauty, stop by the dive centre and ask about their current volunteer efforts, including reef restoration and coastal cleanups.
- Plan at least one full day for indulging in the Constance Spa - an entire therapeutic village dedicated to deep relaxation.
- Head to the nearby Morne Seychelles National Park for fantastic hiking and some of Mahe’s very best views.
- Keep the resort’s dress code in mind for evenings out. Dress for dining options ranges from casual chic to evening attire.
- Plan the exciting details of your stay and make special requests ahead of your trip using Constance’s online concierge.
The Constance family of resorts cares deeply for the Indian Ocean islands where their properties are located and are committed to delivering unsurpassed service while keeping the environment clean and sustainable. Their environmental initiatives date back to 2013 and include a number of eco-measures and sustainable practices resulting in a Gold status Green Globe certification.
Constance Ephelia currently contributes to this vision through a number of programmes aimed at reducing the resort’s impact. These include the use of energy-efficient equipment and low energy appliances, as well as sensors, regulators and other water-saving devices. The resort’s desalination plant provides drinking water with no single-use plastics required. Eco-friendly and power-efficient products are used whenever possible, reducing packaging waste and non-recyclables. And, only environmentally sustainable souvenirs are sold.
This eco-resort also aims to protect its surrounding environment by reusing wastewater to tend to its gardens, utilising only organic fertilisers to prevent harmful runoff, and serving sustainably harvested seafood and agricultural products to diners. Guests are invited to participate in coastal and underwater clean-ups, coral planting and restoration, and on-site recycling programmes.
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