Le Domaine de L’Orangeraie, Seychelles – moving pictures of an exceptional hotel + Interview with Manager Selby Pool

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This is the second time that we stayed at this extraordinary hotel – a beautiful little piece of paradise on the island of La Digue and a real gem in the Seychelles!

But what makes it so special?

For us, it is the beautiful tropical and untouched idyllic atmosphere, the typical island style and romantic design and the peace and serenity that simply radiates from here. Here, you can completely relax, unwind, enjoy the peace and quiet and just be. The extremely tasteful design and the beautiful natural scenery are a feast for the eyes and balm for the soul!

What makes it extra special in our opinion, is the lovely staff that always have time for a little chat and lovingly takes care of everything. Their friendliness is definitely not artificial, but comes from the heart. True to the hotel’s motto “Your home away from home”, the staff goes out of their way to ensure that your stay will be as pleasant and memorable as possible. And it is possible indeed!

Interview with Selby Pool

We always like to get to know the faces behind the scenes with our interviews, so we spent some time with Selby Pool, the Marketing Manager.


Selby is a very likeable and charismatic person. He is a mover and shaker and is responsible for the all-round feel-good atmosphere at the hotel. He takes care of the guests and the hotel with all his heart and soul. We briefly met, Eric Boulanger, the general manager, and he is also a very nice man! In our opinion, a great hotel has a great team and always, a great manager.  The hotel’s philosophy is reflected by their staff and in the whole ambience of the hotel. And you definitely get to experience this as a guest!

We can only highly recommend this hotel. Whoever would like to experience a particular beautiful and romantic stay, would like to eat well and relax completely when on holiday, should not miss this fantastic hotel under any circumstances. We were certainly not here for the last time!


Our current report on this hotel can be found here. And if you would like to read our report from 3 years ago, you can read it here.

Le Domaine de L’Orangeraie
Anse Sévère, La Digue, Seychelles
Tel : (00248) 4299 999
Fax : (00248) 4299 888


L’OFFICIEL VOYAGES Avril-Mai 2012 – Adresses d’initiés:
« Un cocon ouvert sur la nature »

TRAVEL LIVING UK September 2012 – « The most stylish »

CONDE NAST TRAVELLER December 2011 – Lesser Spotted Seychelles:
« A very smart mini-resort »

CONDE NAST TRAVELLER December 2011 – Le Domaine’s Restaurant:
« The best place to eat on the island »

CONDE NAST TRAVELLER December 2011 – Lesser Spotted Seychelles:
« Excellent spa »

TRAVELMAG South Africa April 2011 – « Paradise at its best »

LE FIGARO February 2011 – Style & Vous: « Hôtel étonnant »

CLASS & RELAX Luxury Travel, Art and Lifestyle February 2011 –
« Combining elegance and zen refinement »

THE SUNDAY TIMES TRAVEL April 2010 – Seychelles : Where to stay:
« Best for Traditionalists »

ELLE MAGAZINE February 2010 – Top 10 des lunes de miel:
« Le 7ème Ciel aux Seychelles »

You can find some more interesting interviews with other great managers here.

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Beach Wedding in Paradise
One can also get married here in paradise. For those that are interested in hosting their dream wedding on the Seychelles: You can find images and a video of a beautiful wedding that took place on La Digue here.

Three years ago we got married on Anse Source d’Argent beach ourselves. An unforgettable dreamlike experience! You can find the article about our wedding here.

Monique De Caro

Monique De Caro

Luxury Travel Blogger & (Wedding) Photographer at Monique De Caro | Photography & Design
Hallo, ich bin Monique #lebensfrohe Weltenbummlerin #Fotografin #Travel Bloggerin und die Schreiberin dieses Blogs. Da ich selbst Hochzeitsfotografin bin und ich meinen Mann Marcus am Strand Anse Source d´Argent auf den Seychellen geheiratet habe, möchten wir euch vor allem Tipps für wunderschöne Flitterwochen, die eigene Hochzeit am Strand, Luxusreisen, einzigartige Hotels oder die romantische Auszeit zu zweit geben.
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