July 2016 – North Island has extended its offer of 50% off the price of up to two spa treatments or private yoga sessions per guest until 22 December 2017*. This can be combined with North Island’s ‘Stay Seven, Pay Six’ offer for a tropical island hideaway experience that is even more rejuvenating and revitalising.
* Not applicable for travel between 23 December 2016 and 05 January 2017.
Every guest’s stay on North Island begins with a “barefoot welcome” ritual, which sets the tone for an entirely stress-free and luxurious island experience, and ensures that guests are eased into the rhythm of island life from the minute they set foot on the pristine white sands of North Island.
The North Island offering includes a number of activities designed to promote a holistic sense of wellbeing, from dawn yoga sessions on the expansive East Beach, to a range of pampering treatments either in the Spa or in the privacy and seclusion of the guest’s own villa.
The spectacular setting of the North Island Spa, on one of the granite hills that form the Island’s spine, guarantees views that are almost as relaxing as the treatments themselves. Looking down through coconut palm fronds reveals the main pool, and beyond that, the beach; straight ahead lies a view of the Indian Ocean that stretches to the horizon. The sense of place is reinforced through the use of Thalgo spa products, created using salts and minerals sourced from the sea.
Immediately below the Spa is the North Island gym, fully equipped with Technogym machines and free weights. These two facilities combine with the natural beauty of the Island and a cuisine that emphasises the freshness and seasonality of local ingredients to create a holistic sense of wellness.
From the barefoot ritual on arrival to the final departure by ZilAir private helicopter charter, the North Island experience is carefully crafted to offer a smooth transition from everyday life to Island life, and back again – this time more relaxed and refreshed.
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About Wilderness Safaris: www.wilderness-safaris.com
Wilderness Safaris is an ecotourism company that specialises in memorable wildlife experiences in some of the most remote and pristine areas in Africa. In this way it offers its guests private access to almost three million hectares of Africa’s finest wildlife reserves, while remaining fiercely committed to protecting our planet’s precious natural and cultural resources.
Wilderness Safaris operates camps and safaris in some of Africa’s best wildlife and wilderness reserves across seven different countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Recognising that conservation is as much about people as about the environment, the company has pursued important goals through its Children in the Wilderness programme, as well as through the Wilderness Wildlife Trust, which have helped change the face of nature-based tourism in Africa.
Wilderness Safaris firmly believes that its single most important achievement to date is to have built a sustainable business model that does not compromise environmental principles and which provides jobs, training, skills, careers, adjusted horizons, hope and a realistic alternative to less sustainable development.
Wilderness Safaris is part of Wilderness Holdings, a group of responsible ecotourism companies and conservation and community development vehicles that together endeavour to use responsible tourism to build sustainable conservation economies in Africa.
North Island www.north-island.com
North Island is one of Africa’s most exclusive private islands, situated 30km from the main island of Mahé, Seychelles. Extremely isolated with only 11 spacious guest villas, North Island is renowned for its luminous white beaches, filigree reefs and azure Indian Ocean.
North Island offers an unrivalled all-inclusive experience where guests are able to choose whatever they want to do and eat, whenever and wherever – private beach dinners being a firm favourite. On land or in water, the choices on North Island are many and varied – from cool forest trails and mountain biking to snorkelling, diving, kayaking, fishing expeditions and romantic sunset boat cruises.
North Island is a sanctuary where natural habitats, long neglected, were rehabilitated so that endangered Seychelles fauna and flora could be reintroduced and given a place to grow and thrive.