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One of the first resorts in Seychelles, the 4-star Coral Strand Smart Choice was opened in 1972. The resort immediately won the hearts of locals and tourists, becoming an integral part of the island life. Coral Strand Smart Choice is located on the North West of Mahe Island, on the famous Beau Vallon beach, which stretches for several kilometers along Beau Vallon Bay. Fine sand, small waves and stunning sunsets make this beach truly special, like no other on the island. The resort is a great starting point for exploring Mahe Island and its main attractions: Morne Seychellois National Park, Marine Reserve, Botanical Garden and the capital of Seychelles - Victoria. It takes only 25 minutes by car to get from Seychelles International Airport to the hotel. The simple and uncluttered design of our guest rooms invites you to unwind after an active day spent outdoors. Coral Strand Smart Choice offers 164 guest rooms furnished with king-size or twin beds with the option of connecting rooms, all equipped with flat-screen TV with international TV channels, Wi-Fi, individual air-conditioning, shower, hairdryer and bathroom amenities. Guests can choose between a mountain view, which offers a breathtaking tropical landscape, or a spectacular view of the Indian Ocean. Start your day with an ocean view breakfast at Island Trader Restaurant. Dine at our gourmet Mahek Restaurant, servicing authentic Indian cuisine, or visit Coral Asia Restaurant, renowned for the best sushi and sashimi in the Seychelles. Our Ocean Deck Bar offers the best sunset views over the ocean. Indulge in tropical cocktails, local beers and the famous Coral Cheese Burger by the Chef. Seychelles is one of the most romantic destinations in the world, where the most beautiful weddings take place. This is also one of the places where the ceremony is held with the issuance of an official marriage certificate, recognized in most countries of the world. Coral Strand Smart Choice has great experience in hosting wedding ceremonies, including the organization of welcome cocktails, receptions, banquets or just a romantic dinner for two.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Beach
Diving
Kids pool
Airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Snorkelling
Water sport equipment rentals
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Tennis court offsite
Walking tours
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Family
Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, German

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Beach Road, Beau Vallon, Mahe Island Seychelles
Coral Strand Smart Choice
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Site A wrote a review 17 Apr
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The beach view is magnificent. The staff members are so friendly and interactive. Security and safety is at the best. Peaceful nights. I do recommend this beautiful hotel to any visitors 🙂 coming to the Seychelles. I will come back here hopefully during summer for another relaxing vacation. Nilantha Nathaniel Haseed Bishnu MK
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Date of stay: April 2024
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Iain A wrote a review 16 Apr
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This is a good spot to sit and enjoy the view at Beau Vallon beach. Especially nice with the sea breeze coming off the ocean. Great experience visiting the Coral Strand due to the excellent service from Nilantha, Ezra, Elsie, Shamenda and of course Haseed.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled solo
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Anjala S wrote a review 13 Apr
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The hotel was nice and comfy, had 3 different restaurant, food was awesome, favorites were seafood of course. Loved the beach with beautiful sunsets. Staff are very friendly. Best cocktails were made by Haseed and Arul at the Ocean Deck Bar. Special thanks to Nilantha, Tharindu, Janith, Chamika, Ezra, Bishnu and Chamara for an amazing service.. this is my second time here and would definitely visit again
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Date of stay: April 2024
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NA N wrote a review 09 Apr
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Always a pleasure to stay at this hotel. We have stayed here at least once a year for the last 10 years. Access to beach and pool has been a priority for us and Coral Strand offer that. The staff are always friendly and helpful and the outdoor restaurant and bar looked after by Mr Nilantha is of top class. Thank you
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Donna Karen S wrote a review 03 Apr
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The hotel is pricy but not a great value of money. Basic toiletries such as tootbrush, robes and even slippers are upon request. The receptionist missy is not that helpful we paid for an extended stay but was not informed to get our cards updated. We had a long day and were not able to access our room because of this. On the other hand food is great especially the octopus curry our fav!!! The sushi bar is also a must try vey accommodating staff jemmalyn.
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StasF wrote a review Mar 2024
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At the end of January my wife me and my child stayed in Coral Strand. I’ ll start with the pros and there is only one: the location of the hotel has convenient access to the beach, we are very pleased with this. I’ll move on to the cons on the first day we were checked into a room with a broken air conditioning and with shabby furniture, we were moved only two days later. The second thing that really bothered me and my family was the cockroaches in the room, it was extremely unsanitary, there were no Russian speaking staff, the Charma manager answered us rudely, and when we expressed our dissatisfaction to him, he simply stood and batted his eyes and smiled. Also everyday we waited 40 minutes for a towel to be issued next to the pool. The manager does not cope with his obligations, and this is a huge minus for the hotel’s reputation, thank you very much for ruining our vacation. Decided to write a comment now so people would not do same mistake like us. We will not recommend this hotel to anyone!!!!!
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Mario C wrote a review Mar 2024
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have an sa 200 that the faceplate that was on it had serial number of what I have learned to be a 1973. I'm thinking it is older than that. Was wondering if there was any other way to determine year. The reasons I believe is older is the on/off switch, choke, and start button are all on back beside battery. And I have to push bar and stick pin in for it to remain on high idle. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Val T wrote a review Mar 2024
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This was our second stay in less than a year ever thing was top notch we loved it hopefully we Will back very soon the staff Nilantha was known since last year .shamenda .bishnu.haseed.cindy and janith were all pleasant and very helpful 😊 the best staff that I ever had
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Yafit M wrote a review Mar 2024
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Thanks for everything, It's was all perfect. The indian restaurant, the chef, perfect serving, The food, room, pool, bar all were perfect. Especially thanks to Milantha, Nathaneil, Bishnu, Sampath. I recommend with all my ❤️ The location is very good
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Иван Т wrote a review Mar 2024
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Everything was very good especially I want to thank Jeanine, Nilantha, Carlos, Sampath and Millie best friend of my daughter) good rooms, perfect food and excellent position of the hotel closest to the ocean makes it number one of all the hotels around!
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Date of stay: February 2024
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PRICE RANGE
R 2,556 - R 4,369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hotel coral strand, coral strand beau vallon
LOCATION
SeychellesMahe IslandBeau Vallon
NUMBER OF ROOMS
164
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Frequently Asked Questions about Coral Strand Smart Choice
Which popular attractions are close to Coral Strand Smart Choice?
Nearby attractions include Roots Seychelles (1.2 km), Beau Vallon Beach (0.3 km), and Beach Shak (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Coral Strand Smart Choice?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Coral Strand Smart Choice?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Coral Strand Smart Choice?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Coral Strand Smart Choice?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Coral Strand Smart Choice?
Conveniently located restaurants include Paris Seychelles, Le Cardinal Restaurant, and Seyshima.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Coral Strand Smart Choice?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Coral Strand Smart Choice have airport transportation?
Yes, Coral Strand Smart Choice offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Coral Strand Smart Choice?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Coral Strand Smart Choice?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Russian.
Are there any historical sites close to Coral Strand Smart Choice?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Clock Tower (2.8 km).