Remote, romantic and super luxurious, this tiny private island just four degrees south of the equator is where Robinson Crusoe would live in his dreams.
A place of outstanding natural beauty with lush tropical vegetation, some of the oldest tortoises on the planet and seven white sandy beaches (including one just made for two) it is the epitome of getting away from it all. Accommodation is in 17 beautifully designed villas, each with its own private garden, pool and sheltered gazebo. Should you wish to leave this secret haven, guided nature walks are available, the cliff top Rock Spa offers magical treatments and there are a host of water sports to choose from.
Along with North Island, Fregate offers the very best luxury stay possible in the whole of the Indian Ocean. All of the villas have their own private gardens and pools, and there is even a beach which can be reserved privately for just two guests. Access is by helicopter, or for those trying to limit the already high cost, by boat.
Frégate Island Private offers plenty of places to enjoy a personalised meal. As well as relaxing in their restaurants and bars, you can dine all over the island. Be it in their Treehouse high up in one of the island’s oldest and largest banyan trees, at the Yacht Club; where you dine with the surroundings of the plantation, or choose a sunset cruise. You can even get a gaggle of your friends and family together to have a private BBQ on the beach, or enjoy at cocktail at sunset at Mont Signal - the highest point of Frégate Island Private.
Private Pool Residences
There are 16 Private Pool Residences for the ultimate in comfort and privacy. Beautifully crafted, your residence nestles nicely into the coastal line, naturally screened from your neighbour. With your own luxurious terrace, large private infinity pool and jacuzzi, daybed and dining pavilion you overlook the lush jungle and deep-blue seas
Banyan Hill Estate
Magnificently located on a hilltop on a secluded peninsula overlooking the harbour, beaches and a large part of the island, the five-building complex combines a high level of luxury with a unique feel of privacy and natural beauty. Banyan Hill Estate comes with your own personal chef, private butler and personal maid; all dedicated to making sure your wishes are fulfilled.
For a truly magical stay, Fregate Island can offer you the unforgettable opportunity to have the entire island to yourself. Put together your very own exclusive guest list and share the island’s beauty and delights with those closest to you. Our team of live-in staff is here to ensure that every conceivable desire is fulfilled to the utmost perfection.
There is plenty for the children to get involved with (while you lounge by the beach) at the Kids Club (for ages 3-12). Both fun and educational, the Kids Club is where activities take place and all sorts of fun and exciting ventures start, to make your juniors' stay on Fregate Island as unforgettable as yours. From treasure hunts on the beach, Castaway Trails through the jungle and helping with the conservation for the island’s wildlife is as educational as it is entertaining.
There is also a babysitting service, so if you want to escape off for a beach side dinner, you are more than welcome.
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