Blue Safari, the experiential and sustainable tourism, based travel company operating in the Outer islands and atolls of the Seychelles is delighted to announce that the idyllic Alphonse Island has been included in the nominations for Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2021. The nominations for World’s Best Awards are based on Travel + Leisure’s annual reader survey, where discerning consumers cast their opinion on the location, rooms, facilities and service of the world’s most renowned hotels.

Alphonse Island is an untouched paradise in the Outer Islands of the Seychelles. Located 400km south-west of the mainland of Mahé and with sustainability at its core, Alphonse Island’s pristine, and pure wildlife and marine environment is waiting to be explored. Be led by teams of marine biologists and environmentalists and discover an array of birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles as well as a diverse array of experiences, many of which are unique to Alphonse Island and cannot be replicated anywhere else, in the world. This untouched Eden has been nominated as one of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Hotels due to its outstanding location, award-winning service and unique unforgettable experiences on offer. Travel +Leisure nominations also consider the quality of restaurants. With fresh seafood, locally sourced organic produced and mouth-watering traditional creole, there is no doubt that Alphonse offers the absolute best of the Indian Ocean.

Alphonse Island’s geographical isolation creates an atmosphere of undisturbed solitude that invites guests to forget about the outside world and reconnect with nature. Staying in one of 22 luxurious eco-bungalows, five suites or two four-bedroomed villas, guests can explore every inch of the island without any restrictions. This spacious accommodation makes the most of Alphonse’s raw natural beauty, with private pools and spectacular ocean views. Blue Safari Seychelles is committed to conserving the rich biodiversity of the Outer Islands and the abundance of wildlife lends itself to an incredible array of activities. From first-class fly-fishing and sensational snorkelling to hatchling turtle monitoring and dolphin watching., It’s the ultimate wilderness experience.

“Blue Safari Seychelles is incredibly delighted for Alphonse Island to be included as a nominee, as one of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Hotels 2021. As one of the world’s very few COVID-safe destinations, Alphonse Island is committed to offering its guests freedom and peace of mind, whilst also protecting the beautiful nature of this tropical paradise. Combined with the unique experiences on offer, Alphonse Island’s nomination has been made possible by the exceptional team of staff and conservationists, who always deliver outstanding service”– Enthuses Keith Rose Innes, Blue Safari Seychelles

Please register to vote for Alphonse Island at

Click “Continue,” then follow prompts to register login and enter biographical info. When asked which regions you have travelled to within the past 3 years, select “Africa”. When asked which countries you have travelled to within the past 3 years, select “Seychelles”. When asked which categories you would like to rate, select “Islands” and “Hotels”. Click “select items to rate,” then follow the prompts to cast your vote for Seychelles and Alphonse Island. Blue Safari Seychelles highly appreciates any support given, as Alphonse Island looks forward to welcoming existing and new guests in 2021.

Alphonse Island is part of Blue Safari Seychelles, whose philosophy is a combination of sustainable travel with luxury accommodation, where guests can be assured of an unforgettable experience combined with the highest level of attentive service.