The Cool Pool of the Week: Banyan Tree Seychelles Resort & Spa

Millennials looking for a refreshing swim during a vacation to East Africa should check out the infinity pool at Banyan Tree Seychelles Resort & Spa.

The dark blue pool blends in so well with the natural surroundings that it could actually be difficult for swimmers to see where the pool ends and Intendance Bay begins. 

Palms tress sway of above the pool, which varies from four to six feet deep. It is heated and has pool service. The pool is also surrounded by a sundeck with lounge chairs that overlook the Indian Ocean.


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As far as renting out the pool for private events goes, advisors should note that parties and private events are individually evaluated by the hotel team as priority is given to the guests. 

While the pool focuses more on relaxation than activities, there are a number of beach activities offered as the pool area has direct access to the beach. There is a nearby pool bar that serves poolside cocktails and tasty snacks. A popular drink here is the “Banyan Rum Shaker Punch,” which consists of extra dark rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, Pimento Dram liquor, mango syrup and fresh squeezed lemon juice.

The resort is located on the island of Mahe, the capital and largest island in the Seychelles, and offers 60 Creole-style villas complete with expansive indoor/outdoor living spaces and a private pool. The resort also has four culinary options and a spa.

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