Hidden amongst the rolling hills, waving palms and quiet coves of north Mahé lies Sea Monkey, a private villa blending luxurious facilities and services with stylish interiors and a truly stunning location.
The villa was designed by the renowned Mauritian architect, Jean Marc Eynaud. Stretching out across 400 square metres, inside the villa is all chic, earthy tones, plush wooden floors and grand, wooden beamed ceilings, while high glass doors slide open on to panoramic views of the quiet surrounding coves, and out across the ocean to Praslin and La Digue islands.
The interiors are a striking blend of traditional and contemporary, with aesthetic notes throughout that channel the surroundings and handpicked objets d'art and soft furnishings bringing a real sense of personality and individual style to every corner of the place.
There are four rooms in total, with the villa sleeping up to eight people. All the rooms come with double beds adorned with high thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, air-conditioning, high-speed WiFi, private balconies and jaw-dropping floor to ceiling views over the waves lapping on the sculptured rocks to wake up to in the morning.
If all that wasn't quite indulgent enough, ensuite bathrooms are decked out with soft Italian cotton towels, top of the range, luxury bathroom products and sea views.
Style-wise, each is individually decorated with carefully handpicked lamps, side tables, mirrors, cushions, throws and headboards made of beautiful, local Takamaka wood.
Each room is slightly different from the last: no room overlooks another, even though they all have balconies; two rooms have high wood-beamed ceilings, while another can be fitted out with two single beds; another even comes with its own additional outdoor shower.