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Hilton Labriz Resort and Spa, Silhouette, Seychelles

If you think you know the meaning of luxury vacation, get ready for a surprise! The Hilton Labriz Resort and Spa will have you rethink it all. More than a destination, it is an experience, a show… that will leave you breathless, and begging for more.

Getting There

Hilton Labriz Resort and Spa

Getting to the Hilton Labriz is an adventure of its own. You don’t just get there, it is a special place deserving a special trip. We recommend flying to Mahé, Seychelles with Emirates Airlines. We were very impressed with the quality of their service and how well they treated their youngest passengers! Flying from many major cities, you’ll stop at their hub in Dubaï, and catch a smaller airplane to Mahé, Seychelles. From Mahé, a taxi will take you to a private marina, where you will be served with refreshments and given special attention. Right there, we knew our time at the Hilton Labriz was going to be very special.

After a quick check-in, you board a private boat and travel the 20 km to Silhouette Island (roughly 45 minutes). If you are looking for a more remarkable way to get to Silhouette, you can book a 15-minute helicopter ride straight from the airport!

The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Silhouette Island is one of them and while only 20.1 square kilometers, it is the third largest granitic island in the Seychelles.

Silhouette Island Fisherman

On the island, you will find the Hilton Labriz, about 200 autochthones, most of them working for the resort, and 5 mountains peaking above 500m, making it one of the most beautiful sceneries in the archipelago.

Hilton Labriz Resort and Spa

Hilton Labriz Pool

The resort is a true statement, with Mount Dauban as backdrop and white beaches along its side. Nestled in lush vegetation, you will relax by the main pool, surrounded by plants, native to the island.

Silhouette Seychelles Crab

The main grounds include a series of wooden bridges and boardwalks, from which, native birds and crabs can be observed. If you are traveling with children, expect to spend a fair amount of time watching those creatures from a different world.

Hilton Labriz Main Pool

We loved staying at Hilton Labriz as a family. They had a wonderful Kids Club where we could drop off the kids and enjoy some adult time here and there!! The Club has plenty of space since the resort is mostly enjoyed by honeymooners and our kids had a blast. We were a bit worried about staying there with 2 young children but the staff was amazing with them and the resort was so spacious that we never felt like we were disturbing.

Hilton Labriz Hot Tub

The resort offers many activities and everyone will find something they enjoy. From badminton, to crazy golf, fishing, fitness, a PADI center, and the free bicycle rentals, your stay can be as active as you’d like to make it. If relaxation is on your schedule, the adult-only spa is magnificent. Hanging to the side of the mountain, the warm pools offer panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, and I highly recommend visiting at sun down!

Hilton Labriz Villa
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The rooms are absolutely perfect and everyone is renting a villa. You can choose a garden or beach-front villa, with private pool or without. Since many guests are staying in a pool villa, the resort’s pool is generally very quiet. All villas are very large, include a turn-down service at night, a front porch, and a gorgeous outdoor shower. I can’t say enough good things about the accommodation. I promise you will be impressed!

Hilton Labriz Dinner

The food at the resort is wonderful. We booked the half pension, knowing that we’d have enough at breakfast to hold us til the evening.

Hilton Labriz Breakfast

Breakfast was plentiful and kids and adults had plenty to choose from! Expect freshly-pressed juices and cooking stations. The service was great and you can choose to sit inside the typically-decorated restaurant or on a terrace overlooking the ocean. At night, choose from 5 restaurants – buffet or sit-down. One of them is located right outside the resort, in the small town of La Passe, and offers a Creole cuisine. Make sure you book the restaurants requiring a reservation as soon as you get to the resort to avoid disappointment. We tried all restaurants and were very impressed with the quality of the food. Since Silhouette is such a small island and almost everything needs to be imported, the resort has its own garden, where they grow a lot of the vegetables and herbs served in the restaurants!

The Beaches

Hilton Labriz Main Beach

If you’re like me, the beach probably ranks higher than the fitness center while on vacation. Hilton Labriz does not disappoint! With not one, but two beaches, we had plenty to choose from!

Hilton Labriz Hotel Beach

White sand, turquoise waters, hammocks and sun chairs await you. We were warned of possible sea urchins in the Seychelles and decided to get everyone a pair of water shoes. Note that we did not encounter a single one on Silhouette Island.

Hilton Labriz Seychelles

You can choose from 2 beaches. The one at the back of the resort is very natural and quite typical of a Seychelles beach with its dark rocks laying between beach and water.

Labriz Beach at Night

Easily accessible with the resort’s bicycles and a short walk down the hill, it is incredibly peaceful.

Seychelles Nature Discoveries

No sun chairs there – it is all nature in an untouched setting.

Hilton Labriz Seychelles Back Beach

This was, by far, our favorite spot to watch the sunset!

Silhouette Island, Seychelles Nature

This beach was generally empty and the kids could roam freely, looking for crabs and shells.

Hilton Labriz Crab

Look at this little friend! They were so much fun to watch run to the sea!

What Else Can I Do on Silhouette?

Silhouette Island, Seychelles

This resort makes it VERY difficult to ever leave. But Silhouette deserves a little excursion!

Silhouette Island Hike With Kids

The island is very small, and the part that you can actually visit, is even smaller. Walk right outside of the resort and you will find the tiny town center of La Passe, where you debarked the sea shuttle. The employees at the tourist center will happily share a map of hikes with you.

Silhouette Island Hidden Beach

You will be so happy you decided to explore the island. One of the trails takes you through an exotic forest, up to a plateau with abandoned graves, and boasts wonderful views of the ocean. Make your way down to a hidden beach, where you will likely be alone to enjoy the ocean and nature.

Silhouette Island Hike 2

Where else would you be the only one in a spot like this?

Silhouette Island Hike

The end of the hike, prior to walking down to the beach, rewards you with breathtaking 360 views! Please, please, please, do leave the resort for an hour or two. You cannot miss this!

Other Activities

Hilton Labriz Scuba Diving Experience

Hilton Labriz has its own Padi center – the only 5-star diving center in the region. We booked a half-day excursion. Since we are not divers, we chose a snorkeling tour.

Hilton Labriz Scuba Excursion

The boat took us along the coast and to a snorkeling spot about 30 minutes away from the resort. We saw some of the most beautiful landscapes…

Hilton Labriz Scuba Diving Turtle

…and sea animals!

Take Us Back!

Emirates Airline

The morning came when we sadly had to leave. We spent a dream week at Hilton Labriz Resort and Spa on Silhouette! I highly recommend the resort if you’re looking for an exotic and luxurious beach vacation. We did not say goodbye, but rather “See you later, Silhouette!”

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  1. Gladys Parker

    What a dream vacation Hilton Labriz on Silhouette at Seychelles would be! I am in love with the beaches and trees surrounding you everywhere. The natural beach is so breathtaking, your pictures of everything are awesome.

  2. The resort looks like situated in a very exclusive area which is good to relax and escape from the big and busy cities. Love the amenities in the hotel and the beach looks so beautiful and glad the sky is so blue and non polluted.

    • Thank you! That’s right, the sky was blue and the corals very colorful! There are still a few of those places on Earth, and this is one of them!

  3. This is a beautiful hotel! Those photos are amazing. The color of the water is gorgeous and I’m so jealous! Happy you got to see such beautiful sights!

    • Thank you Sabrina! I am sure there are much closer places with nice beaches. If you are near the Caribbean, try Club Med Columbus Isle. The beach is beautiful there too!!

  4. OMG this looks like a dream paradise! What a fun family getaway! It’s officially on my bucket list!

  5. OMG! Take me there! It looks fabulous! I have never been to the Seychelles! It looks so amazing!

    • The Seychelles is so beautiful! I have never been to the Maldives but have some friends who prefer it to the Maldives. It was the perfect place for us!!

  6. Wow, that looks like a great place to get away to! I really love their pool layout.

  7. Wow this looks absolutely spectacular! The scenery looks gorgeous and it looks like you and the kiddos had a blast! Also, Turtles!!

  8. Wow! That looks like paradise. I would love to travel there with my family.

  9. What an amazing dream vacation you have had! The photos of your kids look amazing, especially with the beautiful sea in the background and the pool in Hilton Labriz looks super inviting. Wish we could head there soon!

  10. This looks like the most amazing vacation spot. I bet your kids will remember this forever even at their young age. I would love to take my family on vacation there someday.

    • Thank you Tara! Yes, they love talking about the crabs from the island. They were so much fun to observe and made their vacation extra special!

  11. Is this place real life? It is perfect for a summer vacation, beach, food, sunshine I love it!

  12. The sand is so white and the water is blue! Love it

  13. Wow this place is incredible! MY family would love it!

  14. The beach looks AMAZING! I would love to visit this resort. Ah, really want to go on a vacation right now haha.

    • Lol, I know! That’s the kind of resort that makes you want to go back every year 🙂 Just seeing the pictures would have me jump in an airplane!

  15. So cool that they are preparing the fish right there. I’ve always wanted to snorkel.

    • Thank you Aduke! The fish in the Seychelles is fresh and delicious and made up most of the meals we had there. And the snorkeling was breathtaking. The levels of pollution in the Seychelles is fairly low and the coral and fish are very colorful. Hope you get to snorkel sometimes soon!

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