The 652-acre Félicité Island is one of the most dramatically beautiful and unspoiled islands of the 115-island nation that is the Seychelles.
With massive granite boulders fringing the shoreline and picture perfect beaches it is the island’s dramatic beauty will that make it the perfect location for the new Six Senses Zil Pasyon opening in autumn 2016.
True to Six Senses heritage of creating exceptional guest experiences in places of incredible beauty, the 30 villa Six Senses Zil Pasyon occupies just one third of the island’s land total - the rest is left to the beauty of nature and wildlife.
The resort includes 30 villas plus 17 private residences.
There will also be six distinctive dining and bar venues on the island, sport and leisure facilities, three pristine sandy beaches and an outdoor main pool.
A highlight of any Six Senses resort is of course the Six Senses Spa which will feature nearly 7,000 square feet of spa space spread over 19,000 square feet of towering rocks, boulders and oceanfront.
The resort also features the Trouloulou Kid’s Villa, an interactive camp just for children between four and 12 years old.
Drawing upon the renowned Six Senses perspective of providing innovative and extensive facilities wedded to environmental responsibility, the resort has been brilliantly designed to embrace the untouched picturesque landscape of the island.
Designed by Six Senses Architecture and Design team and Richard Hywel Evans of Studio RHE in London, the resort features contemporary architecture and interiors that perfectly complement the island environment.
The resort’s architecture features uniquely attractive and comfortable spaces that appear to have evolved naturally as a collection of structures or a ‘village’ that is true to the island setting.
An intentionally restrained base palette of stone, timber, tile and fabric is used to reflect the natural surroundings of weathered rock, petrified timber, vibrant vegetation and rare orchids.
Moments of dynamic expression and exuberance are then created through the controlled use of colour, art, fabric, furniture and movement.