LAST UPDATED: 5th November 2012 at 09:56am
With the royal seal of approval (Will and Kate honeymooned here in 2011), this is the honeymoon destination to trump them all - with a price tag to match.Throw your bank balance to the wind and luxuriate in this 'if Robinson Crusoe were a millionaire' fantasy.
Around the private island are 11 villas with, on average, 418sqm of just-yours luxury - a huge pool sunk into your sundeck, indoor-outdoor showers, lounging opportunities galore. And if your private butler isn't bringing you dinner in-room, hop in your golf buggy and whizz to the Sunset Bar for a cocktail.
The ultimate all-inclusive, try scuba diving (the Seychelles forms part of the world's longest coral-reef system) and keep an eye out for one of the resident turtles on the way back.
WOW FACTOR: Villa 11 has a tiered deck down to the ocean and a cinema lounge.
FLIGHT TIME: 11 hours
WHEN TO GO: Spring, Summer
LAST UPDATED: 12 October 2011 at 10:50am
Wow, wow, wow. It doesn't get more jaw-droppingly beautiful than North Island. A Robinson Crusoe paradise of white-sand beaches and granite boulders lapped by turquoise sea, this eco-friendly hideaway has just 11 impossibly chic villas, all with a vast open-air bathroom and a stunning outdoor living space, complete with sofas, a muslin-swathed day bed and a plunge pool.
Run by ground-breaking South African company Wilderness Safaris, the island is as much a conservation project as a resort, with giant tortoises roaming around, hundreds of birds tweeting from the treetops and rich marine life, making it heaven for snorkellers and divers.
Wow factor: The feeling of
having an isle to yourself (with staff to cater to your every
Flight time: From 11 hours to Mahé.