Anse Louis

Anantara Maia Seychelles


Embrace restorative luxury

Anantara Maia sits on 30 acres of lush tropical gardens and pristine beachfront, overlooking Anse Louis on the southwest coast of Mahé, providing a haven of tranquillity to renew the spirit and soothe the soul.

The resort captures the style and culture of Eastern influences in a unique Seychelles setting. Unwind in Anantara Maia’s 30 beautifully spacious Bill Bensley-designed villas that combine rustic elements of hammered copper with elegant soft furnishings. Soak up some rays by your endless infinity pool or stroll onto the secluded beach.

Experience the ‘Beyond All Inclusive’ package and personalise your meals with the hotel’s chef. Explore a range of gourmet cuisines with exquisite backdrops with Anantara Maia’s exclusive Dining by Design concept, anytime, anywhere. Wander through the flowered gardens for tranquil moments or let the gentle breeze accompany a signature therapy at Anantara Spa. Immerse yourself in exquisite luxury at Anantara Maia Seychelles Villas.


At a glance

  • 30 secluded private villas

  • Multiple bars and restaurants

  • Spa

  • Private infinity pools and a main pool

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    Full Moon Massage

    Share a sensual encounter under the light of the full moon. Ascend to the highest vantage point of Anantara Maia Seychelles Villas where skilled massage therapists will treat you to 90-minutes of ethereal bliss.

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    Wine Tasting

    Experience an unforgettable wine tasting with the resident sommelier and award-winning wine list. Acquaint your palate with some of the finest vintages from the New World and old to discover your favourite tipple. Delicious nibbles will be served throughout, enabling you to find the best pairings and your individual taste.

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    Aride Bird Sanctuary Excursion

    Aride Bird Sanctuary plays host to 18 species of native bird, as well as 5 that can only be found in the Seychelles. Embark on a scenic helicopter ride where you can sip Champagne as you get a bird’s eye view of Praslin on the way to Aride. Land in this tropical paradise to take a walk with a private ranger and hear more about the flora and fauna.

Community & Culture

Anantara works with local communities as part of their social involvement programme, offering opportunities for local artisans and performers within our hotels. They also promote local cultural awareness amongst their guests and integrate indigenous culture into everyday experiences. Wherever possible the brand also employs and empowers members from local communities, and source environmentally and culturally sustainable products and services.


Anantara works tirelessly to preserve the amazing destinations that they call home. Hand in hand with guests, our teams contribute to social and environmental projects in each country where we operate.


Anantara minimises water consumption in all areas of their hotels through the combined efforts of guests and partners. The brand also strives to reduce energy consumption each year by at least 10%. They reduce, reuse and recycle solid waste, implementing composting programmes, and purchasing products that are durable, repairable and able to be recycled.

To date, 36 Anantara properties have been awarded Green Growth 2050 certification, based on a set of Global Sustainable Tourism Council-recognised hotel-industry standards. Awards received by Anantara recognise excellence in multiple areas, including human rights, child protection, employee protection, community development, environmental stewardship, and tourism ethics and sustainability.

What makes us different

Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

  • Unforgettable experiences

    Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.

  • Positive impact

    Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.

  • Fairness and transparency

    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

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