Carana Beach

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Carana Beach has an ethos and spirit of its own for every guest to discover. When you come to CaranaBeach you come to uncover the true island experience, where the Seychelles spirit awaits you. CaranaBeach breathes a vibrancy and energy that is born of its past and of the passion of those that work devotedly to create an authentic Seychellois sanctuary.

  • 40 spacious Chalets each with incredible sea views.
  • All Chalets within steps from the beach
  • beach front swimming pool
  • Multiple Dining options
  • Spa

CaranaBeach embodies a completely new category of boutique accommodation, reflecting the genuine, unprocessed character of the Seychelles. The hotel’s 40 Chalets overlook one of Mahé’s most dramatically picturesque beaches, the hotel has been designed to accentuate the wild nature of this unique location with the view from every room spilling out into striking blue seas. Modern twists on island architecture, contemporary ocean-themed decor and a home-grown culture of genuine Seychelles hospitality, feed into a casual yet chic ambiance for guests to dine, unwind and recharge.


CaranaBay is situated on one of the most picturesque bays on Mahé. The hotel has been designed to accentuate the wild nature of this stunning location. Each chalet boasts a view from every room spilling out onto breath-taking turquoise waters, all framed by a lush tropical garden with a granite backdrop.

Guests can enjoy the intimate white-sand beach at their door step or adventure out to discover other magnificent beaches of Mahé.


The CaranaBeach chalets have been designed to accentuate the wild, dramatic landscape on which the hotel is built.

The hushed greys and soft earth tones of the interiors provide a stark but soothing contrast to the view that spills out onto the entire bay from each chalet. The fluorescent blues and greens of the sea, the lush hillside and a white-sand beach framed by granite pillars. Each chalet boasts modern comforts with elegantly rustic touches inspired by the sea. Everything in it, and all that it takes, perfects and gives back from aged driftwood to polished corals.

The hotel features two room types which can fit 2 adults and 1 child:

  • Ocean View Chalets with a comfortable terrace.
  • Ocean View Pool Chalets with a private plunge pool.

Dining at Carana Beach

CaranaBeach boasts an innovative approach to food for both casual and semi-formal dining, discovered at each guest’s individual pace and leisure. Refined international cuisine mingles with frequent touches of Creole inspiration, along with a consistent focus on freshness and locality.

CaranaBeach Bar

A place where tourists and locals alike embrace a fun and informal atmosphere to eat, drink and mingle. A casual spot for all-day dining adjacent to both the beach and our swimming pool. Consisting of a range of trendy cocktails and an eclectic menu of tapas, light bites, fuss-free finger entrees and more.


An ideal setting to enjoy a spectacular view paired with equally refined cuisine. Named after the uninterrupted ocean panorama seen from its elevated perch, Lorizon, which means “horizon” in Creole, is open daily for breakfast. An ideal setting to enjoy a spectacular view paired with equally refined cuisine for a traditional, elegant dinner. Themed evenings are also available throughout the week such as Creole Night, Steak Night and Table d’Hote. Our culinary team takes its pride as recipients of the World Luxury Restaurant Awards. Whereby Lorizon boasts inventive dishes with unusual combinations to surprise, delight and challenge each palate.

Spa & Wellness at Carana Beach

Let the true sensations of Seychelles sweep across mind and body with our line-up of soothing treatments using only natural locally sourced ingredients. Whether you prefer your treatment in the spa or from the comfort of your own chalet on the deck, an unmistakably different spa experience awaits. All of our scrubs, masks and wraps start from a base of cold-pressed virgin coconut oil, produced right here in the Seychelles. We then add a wide range of locally cultivated herbs, spices and extracts for each product: from cinnamon and vanilla to indigenous lemon and eucalyptus. This imparts each treatment with a unique island scent, paired with carefully selected essential oils.

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