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Citronelle

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 15 reviews

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

The 2 bedrooms each have en suite bathrooms, air conditioning plus ceiling fans in all rooms including on the patio. Large LCD TV with satellite connection and DVD. Internet connection in apartment. A personal electric golf cart which can be used to drive around Eden Island.

There is a well-equipped gym at the club house as well as a swimming pool and delicatessen.

Three private beaches are a short walk from the apartment as well as another swimming pool nearby.

There are two kayaks for your use to explore the little Islands in the Marine Reserve. The snokelling is excellent right off the little beaches on Eden Island. (You will need to bring your own snorkelling gear.)

Eden Island is situated 5 minutes from the airport and 5 minutes from Victoria, the capital of Mahe.

Excursions to other islands can be arranged, as well as diving and snorkelling trips. Fishing and yacht chartering can be arranged from the marina.

There are over 70 beaches on Mahe and magnificent walks in the mountains.

The apartment is situated in a very quiet part of the Island - well away from any construction noise (they are building the new commercial centre on the other side).

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Anse tec-tec 100 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Mahe 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
Pool Children's pool
General Air conditioning, TV, Safe, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

. Fly fishing, deep sea fishing, scuba and snorkelling trips arranged in marina.

Lovely walks/hikes in the mountains. Tickets available from the Botanical gardens.

Further details outdoors

Golf cart for use on Eden Island. Tennis court and fully equipped gym

3 beaches 150/170m walk, or few minutes by golf-cart.

Swimming pool close by, and rimflow pool at Clubhouse, with childrens pool and Jungle Gym.

Fishing and diving charters available from Marina.

Further details

Special deals for bookings longer than 10 days. Please contact owner for details: Marilyn Burger +27828991188 or +27114651380.

The Mahe region

Eden Island Marina is situated off Mahe, the main island in the Seychelles archipelago in the Indian Ocean, 4 degrees latitude south of the equator. It is a tropical paradise with white coral beaches and turquoise seas ideal for snorkelling, scuba diving, deep sea and fly fishing.

The temperature ranges between 27 and 32 degrees C and water temperature the same. There are over

70 magnificent beaches on Mahe alone!

The island is also mountainous, with beautiful hikes/walks through luscious vegetation.

The History of the Seychelles is full of storeys of pirates and hidden treasure!

Eden Island

Eden Island itself is a luxury resort with rim-flow swimming pool, clubhouse with well equipped gym, delicatessen, restaurants and a boat charter for pleasure cruises, scuba diving and deep sea fishing. Trips to nearby islands can be arranged.

Car hire and pick-up service from the airport is also available. Children are catered for with a "kid's Club" to keep them busy and a children's pool. Extra daily servicing of the apartment can also be arranged.

Two kayaks (one single, one double) with life-jackets are for guests use as well as a golf cart to use on Eden Island. Two private beaches a short walk from the apartment, plus swimming pool.

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Review 1-10 of 15

12 Jun 2014

5/5

"Breathtakingly beautiful..."

What a perfect holiday experience! Eden Island is is situated on the turquoise blue marina, boasts gorgeous beaches, and has dramatic views of the lush mountain. The island includes all amenities and you don't need to venture far to enjoy a relaxing break from life. The apartment is beautifully decorated and includes everything you need to make you feel at home. Marilyn was extremely helpful with our booking and gave great travel tips. We loved exploring this piece of paradise and would highly recommend it to others. We will definitely be back soon...

11 Jun 2014

5/5

"Totally relaxing holiday"

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… More

12 Apr 2014

4/5

"Lovely Views, but Less-than-Perfect Stay"

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/dus… More

29 Nov 2013

5/5

"Perfect Island, Perfect stay and an apartment with an owner who cares"

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 … More

29 Sep 2013

5/5

"Best self catering island accommodation"

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 chec… More

27 Sep 2013

5/5

"A dream holiday in paradise."

I have just returned from a long anticipated dream holiday in the Seychelles and we could not have wished for more. The accommodation was perfect clean and comfortable and beautfully appointed. Marilyn had gone the extra mile in advising us on aspects such as where to eat, to swim, to find amenities etc.and even had canoes which we enjoyed greatly (and which we learnt later did not come with most apartments.) Evey aspect of our stay was perfect and we can't wait for next time!! Thank you Marilyn.

10 Sep 2013

3/5

"Poor follow through"

When we booked the apartment we informed that we would land at 06.30 and was informed that the previous tenant would check out at 0730 and that we would need to allow some time for cleaning before we … More

I was really sorry that this family arrived with a small baby and the apartment was not ready at 7.30am. The normal check-in time is 2.00pm, unless there have not been previous guests staying. In this case, there were guests leaving at 10.00am. I had told them that they could leave their luggage at the apartment and go to the cluhouse pool or beach until it was ready.
I was not on the Island at the time - I live in South Africa. I leave the general running of the apartment to the V.M.A.
I was upset to hear that the drains were blocked, and when I received an e-mail from the guests, I arranged for the maintenance man to attend to it immediately, which they did. As for the couches not being clean, this was truly regrettable. The cleaners will need to be more observant - I will remind them to check on this in future. The barbeque should have been cleaned, there is no excuse for this.
We provide kayaks for the use of guests free of charge, but I am afraid they are frequently misused and straps are broken - this is unfortunate for everyone.
We try to give our guests a 5 star experience, and have certainly had wonderful reviews in the past. I do apologize to these guests for the inconvenience they encountered.

3 Sep 2013

1/5

"TERRIBLE BEGINNING TO OUR HONEYMOON BECAUSE OF THIS BOOKING"

Terrible and chaotic start to our honeymoon!We booked the apartment several months in advance with Marilyn Burger, 23 Citronelle, Eden Island. We were advised that the apartment in the photos was exac… More

I really need to respond to this review - The couple had booked and paid for a one-bedroomed apartment, which would have been ready for them to check in immediately. Normally check-in is at 2.00pm, check-out at 10.00am).Guests who have to wait for the cleaning to be completed usually spend time at the pool and clubhouse. There is no need to sit in a hot car. They were shown to our two-bedroomed apartment which had other guests preparing to check-out, so it was not ready. I was on the Island, but normally leave the management of guests to the Village Management Association, until I learned of the problem. I called on the couple and explained that they were in the wrong apartment. They refused to change to the one-bedroomed apartment, so I had to book the next guests into a rental-pool apartment at my expense. At no time did I request that they pay more. I was upset by this incident, and felt that I had made it up to the couple by allowing them to stay on in the two-bedroomed apartment.I have had nothing but glowing reports about my apartment for the past 3 years and was very sorry to hear about these inaccurate acusations.

1 Sep 2013

4/5

"Loved this place :)"

We stayed here for a few days in August with my family and really fell in love with Eden Island. The apartment is beautifully furnished with all the amenities you could wish for. Most of the staff at … More

2 Sep 2012

5/5

"Idyllique"

Nous avons séjourné 15 jours dans l'appartement Citronelle de Marilyn Burger à EDEN ISLAND ILE DE MAHE aux Seychelles. Tout d'abord l'appartement est en tout point conforme aux photo… More

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  • 4 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:18 Oct 2014

Based in South Africa

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