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Very good
21 reviews
Lounge
view from Patio with gas barbeque
Main Bedroom
second bedroom
Dining area
Hi Tec Kitchen
Eden  Island
En suite Bathroom
Mountain view from 2nd bedroom
Eden  Island clubhouse
Eden Island beach (Tec-Tec)
Private golf cart for use on Eden Island
From Patio
Anse Bernitier, Eden Island
Large yatch Marina
Evening view from patio
From kitchen towards patio
View from the balcony
sunset
preparing kayaks
View from apartment looking North
Lounge
Dining area
pool next to apartment
citronelle pool
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Eden Island

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MelFromSA
Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
“An amazing place to relax and enjoy the sunshine and views”
Reviewed 7 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Eden Island is everything you could want in a self catering holiday destination. The apartment has an excellent location. The owner goes to a lot of trouble to ensure that your stay is enjoyable. Will always be our number one choice for an island holiday.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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8 Aug 2016
Thank you for your review Melanie. I hope you can return again soon!
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 June 2014 for a stay in March 2014

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Liked best: The view, the rooms, and the tranquility
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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sparrow10...
Johannesburg
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29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Totally relaxing holiday”
Reviewed 11 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

I fall in love a little more with the Seychelles with each visit. The apartment proved to be a fantastic base for exploring Mahe - very conveniently situated. Booking and getting to the apartment once we landed was easy to arrange with the owners assistance. Getting around Eden Island is done on an EPV (golf buggy). I was very pleased to not have bring beach towels as this stunning apartment has everything (and more) that you need. Apart from a fish BBQ we didn't do much cooking in the apartment but once again it has everything needed. Shops and restaurants are located nearby. I feel totally relaxed and de-stressed after my trip. I would definitely recommend.

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Liked best: No complications. Conveniently situated.
Liked least: Nothing stands out.
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
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AroundThe...
Midwest
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61 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Lovely Views, but Less-than-Perfect Stay”
Reviewed 12 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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The apartment generally looks the way it is presented in the photos advertising the apartment. However, there are details in the apartment that could use improvements. For example, the bed skirt/dust ruffle on the master bed was stained, and there were other things that were less-than-perfect. The views from the apartment were lovely -- marina and sea views from the balcony, mountain views and a sliver of a water view from the kitchen, etc. It was very convenient to have the use of a dishwasher, washer/dryer, outdoor grill, stove and oven, etc. The apartment provided a very relaxing environment -- waking up to the sound of happily chirping birds, riding the golf carts around the property and seeing beaches and marina areas.

Because the apartment was not pristine, I would rate it 3.5 out of 5 if that were an option. Since it is not, I rounded up to 4 out of 5. I am torn about whether I would recommend this rental to a friend, as I would be embarrassed to recommend a place to a friend and have him/her find a stained bed skirt/dust ruffle on the bed... With this said, I probably would not recommend the apartment to a friend... If the cleaner were more observant, I would have no problem with recommending the apartment.

My overall assessment is that the views from the apartment and general Eden Island environment are wonderful. The cleaning situation is average.

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Cornelia...
Munich, Germany
1 review
“Perfect Island, Perfect stay and an apartment with an owner who cares”
Reviewed 29 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013

In short, we are excited about the Seychelles, Eden Island and Marilyn's apartment. Everything is perfectly organized, from the rental payment, the rental car to check- in and check -out. As we knew, we would arrive very early in the morning and check-in will be at 2pm, we wanted to book the apartment one day earlier, but Marilyn told us, we will be fine. When we arrived at 8.30 am, the cleaning crew was already cleaning the apartment. We dropped of our luggage and after a cup of coffee we could move in. The apartment is very nice, clean and equipped with everything you need for a perfect and relaxing vacation. Citronelle 23 is very centrally located and has a balcony with a great view of the blue-green sea. From the kitchen you see the mountains of the Seychelles - just fantastic . The apartment is decorated in blue and white tones so you can only feel comfortable. The landlady is very nice and helps with any questions . Since Eden Island is car-free , each apartment has a golf cart, with which you move on the island. A new, big supermarket, restaurants and the great Boardwalk bar (all with moderate prices), can be reached quite hassle free.There are three Eden Island beaches that delight both adults and children. With the pool , tennis court and the gym also athletes will be extremely satisfied .
All in all a perfect vacation and we will definitely come back .
Thank you Marilyn for a perfect stay.

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Travelbas...
South Africa
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Best self catering island accommodation”
Reviewed 29 September 2013 for a stay in April 2012
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We absolutely loved our week-long stay at Eden Island in April! Enjoyed every moment from the beaches and snorkeling to the lovely apartment! Our flight arrived early but we had arranged an early check in which wasnt a problem. Marilyn (really sweet and helpful owner) had organized a small car for us through St Louis car hire. They were waiting at the airport for us with the car when we landed. Definitely recommend hiring a car with aircon! We tried a bus one day and it was way too hot!

When we arrived at Eden Island we had to transfer from our car to an electric golf car. Too small to transport all luggage but reception organized a bigger golf car to take our luggage for us. The goIf car was loads of fun :) and handy to get between clubhouse, restaurants and private beaches. The apartment was beautifully decorated and comfortable, felt like a beach house. Very reasonably priced. Overlooking a bay with private berth. Close to a shared swimming pool.

Marilyn recommended visiting some lesser-know beaches which we enjoyed. Also listed a few restaurants for decent pizza and local cuisine. Must try the sweet and sour fish! She also told us how to catch a ferry to Praslin and La Dique and gave us an itinerary of places to visit.

We bought our fruit and veges from the local market as it's cheaper and an interesting experience. Get there early enough! Outside Eden Island a bunch of local fishermen sell freshly caught fish , great for evening barbeque.

Highly recommend kyaking out to Cerf Island and snorkelling around. Forget where we ate lunch but it was nice just book in advance.

Great place to stay , we've already recommended it to our friends!

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Liked best: The itinerary and beaches etc that Marilyn recommended. Nice touch.
Liked least: It would be great if they served cocktails and drinks by the Clubhouse swimming pool.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Sedgefield, South Africa
Reviewed 27 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013
1
person found this review helpful

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Liked best: Swimming
Liked least: Leavng
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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