Pieds dans L'eau, Anse Royale, South East Mahe
Pieds dans L'eau, Anse Royale, South East Mahe


Pieds dans L'eau Holiday Apartments on the South East Coast of Mahe Island is comprised of five self-catering beach front, seaview apartments at Anse Royale, a beautiful white sandy bay 20 minutes from the Seychelles International Airport.  In the bay and around Souris Island you can snorkel, swim or kayak.  Tropical coral fish abound and the Takamaka and Coconut trees offer shade on the beautiful sandy beach of Anse Royale.  The reef fringed lagoon offers safe swimming year round for children and adults alike, at low tide and high tide and excellent snorkeling adventures.

Our restaurant 'Les Dauphins Heureux' adjoining the hotel apartments offers authentic Creole cuisine, with an excellent Creole Buffet Lunch every Sunday, situated right on the beach with beautiful views of the ocean and green lush vegetation which is typical of the beautiful Seychelles Islands.

Friday nights we have live music by Jose Charles and Alain Melanie with their accoustic guitars and vocals.  We serve breakfast, lunch & dinner also cappucinos, tea and crepes and great cocktails every day of the week.

Join us and try our signature cocktail - a Raspberry Mojito - ! at Les Dauphins Heureux Cafe Restaurant,  Anse Royale beach....


Our environment
Beach , Sandy beach , Near town , Near airport , Mountain , Tropical Garden , On sea shore , Village , Beautiful and original building , Remarkable environment , Vehicle not necessary 
Our facilities and services
Internet , Wifi , Beach towels , Restaurant , Barbecue , Bar , Boutique , Baby high chairs , Small grocery store nearby , Public transport nearby , Car park , Laundry service 
Topics and style of your holiday
Romantic , Hiking holidays , Away from it all , Relax , Family atmosphere , Nature first , Traditions and Culture , Gourmet , Sports , Golf , Family holidays , Elegant 
Pieds dans L'eau Self Catering Holiday Apartments, with beautiful views of Anse Royale Bay, feature large verandas, dotted with comfortable local armchairs, overlooking the beach and ocean, open plan lounge/dining rooms with fully equipped kitchens, air conditioning, cable TV and WIFI.  
Services include :
Daily maid service, all towels and linen, beach towels, Y-King Shower gel, Shampoo and nourishing Seychelles Coconut oil, Wifi,  a starter pack for stays of more than three days with fresh local fruit, farm fresh eggs, Seychelles vanilla  tea, coffee, milk, bread, home made jam, butter and bottled water.

Pieds Dans L'eau Self Catering Holiday Apartments is situated in the village of Anse Royale, 9 km from the airport, 16 km from Victoria and within walking distance of the MCB bank and ATM machine, Post Office, indian grocery shops, a souvenir shop, bus stops  to the capital, Victoria and with easy access to South Mahe where the more pristine beaches and bays are waiting to be explored.

Pieds Dans L’Eau's adjoining Creole restaurant  "Les Dauphins Heureux" offers an enticing menu of local  Creole and international cuisine in a beautiful setting, with open air dining, overlooking the ocean and beach of Anse Royale.  Every Friday night our menu special is  'Fish & Shrimp'  with accoustic & vocal guitarists Jose Charles & Alain Melanie entertaining us.

Our Sunday Creole Buffet features grilled red snapper, octopus curry, kat kat banane (green bananas cooked in coconut milk - a local favourite) job mayonnaise, chicken curry, salted fish with local spinach assorted salads, aubergine fritters, for desserts creme caramel, papaya jam & daube de banane and much more...

To see the Menu, please click here

You will find close by :

  • Indian shops in the village where you can buy anything from Seychelles Vanilla tea (a great gift for those not lucky enough to travel to Seychelles) to sandals, fish tackle or the one and only Seychelles island beer, an ice cold Seybrew.
  • An open air fish bazaar close by where if you venture out early you will catch a glimpse of the day's catch, depending on the season, Red Snapper, Dorado, Bonito, Big Eyed Tuna, Shark, Bordomar, Mackerel, Barracuda, in the afternoon coral fish such as small groupers or kakatoi (parrot fish) from the fishermen's casiers (fish traps).
  • Anse Royale Bay where we are located offers excellent snorkeling in beautiful clear 'barashua' waters. You can snorkel to Souris Island at low tide or take a kayak to the island and explore. Reef shoes are recommended. Fishing with local fishermen can sometimes be organized depending on the season. Fishing Excursions followed by 'Eat your Catch' Picnic on a deserted beach can be organized.

Victoria is 30 minutes away by car or by local bus. Bus stops to the south of Mahe and the Capital Victoria are just  2 minutes on foot. We have the Anglican Church and Catholic Church nearby for Sunday Mass.

A tour of Mahe, excursions to Praslin and La Digue, St Anne and the marine national parks are organized for you via Creole Travel, 7 degrees South or Mason's Travel, our local destination management companies who offer an excellent service to our clients at all times.

Places of interest in South Mahe:

  • Anse Royale, Anse Parnel, Anse Takamaka, Anse Intendance, Anse Bazarca - Great beaches for swimming and beachcombing.
  • Catholic Churches: Anse Royale, Anse Boileau, Baie Lazare
  • Local artists: Michael Adams, Donald Adelaide
  • Le Jardin du Roi, Spice Garden, where you can see giant tortoises, vanilla & pepper plants...

Other Excursions on Mahe :

  • Seychelles Tea Factory, Sans Souci - Tea-lovers can visit the working tea factory (admission with/without guided tour Rs 25. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri) on the Sans Souci road about 3km above Port Glaud. It’s best to visit before noon, when you can see the whole process from drying to packing. The estate produces about 45 tonnes of organic tea per year for export.
  • Scuba Diving Excursions - There are excellent dive sites off the southwestern coast. Diving Excursions can be arranged at the 'Beach Shop', for beginners and experienced divers alike, next door to Pieds dans L'Eau Holiday Apartments.
  • Zip lining adventures and rock climbing at Port Launay, Ephelia Resort.
  • Waterfalls at Port Glaud and snorkelling at Port Launay
  • Botanical Gardens - Victoria, where you see the Coco de mer palm, fruit bats, the giant tortoises.
  • Hiking with a tour guide, Copolia, Trois Freres, Botanical Gardens have maps.
  • Bazaar or Market in Victoria, very colorful, selling tropical spices such as cinnamon, vanilla pods, saffran, flowers, fresh fish, fruit and vegetables.

Nearest Town: Victoria - 30 minutes Drive (Car or Bus)
Nearest Beach: Anse Royale, Parnel,  Intendance, Takamaka, Baie Lazare, Anse Soleil.
Nearest Airport: Seychelles International Airport - 15 minutes Drive (Car or Bus)
Nearest Bus Stop: 2 minutes' Walk.

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Providence - 4-6 pers. Sea View
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PROVIDENCE Apartment 110m2, with sea and beach views of Anse Royale Bay
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Farquhar - 2-4 pers. Sea View
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Farquhar 65m2, one bedroom apartment, first floor, sea and beach views of Anse Royale
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Alphonse - 2-4 pers. Sea View
Villa  110m2
Alphonse - 2-4 pers. Sea View
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Cosmoledo - 2-4 pers. Mountain View
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Aldabra - 2-4 pers. Sea View
Double room groundfloor 85m2
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ALDABRA - 1 bedroom Apartment, 85m2, ground floor, beach & seaviews, enclosed verandah
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Anse Royale Village, Anse Royale, 5th June Avenue, South East Mahe, Seychelles Islands Postal address P O Box 3011, Anse Royale, Seychelles Is Email: pdl.seychelles@gmail.com
Tel :+248 443 0100 - Fax :+248 443 0110