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Seychelles Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Seychelles Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Airport Overview

seychelles airport

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Seychelles International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, but modern international airport with two separate terminal buildings for domestic and international flights. Shopping and dining options are limited.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • There is a row of hard wooden benches in a protected open-air check-in area. Have a sleeping bag or travel mat and blanket handy for added comfort!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

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Seychelles Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

  • Salon de Valee de Mal - Location: Airside, first floor, departure lounge. Hours: unknown. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (Rs.200)

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Seychelles Airport for two hours.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Seychelles Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • La Roussette - (10 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers available, contact the hotel to arrange the transfer, 20,00€ each way payable to the driver.
  • The Wharf Hotel & Marina - (10 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers available

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Seychelles Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Three ATMs located outside the concourse area, landside. No ATMs available in the departure lounge.
  • Baby Care Facilities - The airport has nursing rooms and baby change facilities in the arrival and departure halls.
  • Children's Play Area - There is a play area for children located in the departure lounge, airside.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, car rental companies have offices near the arrival lounge.
  • Currency Exchange - Bureau de Change is located next to the baggage claim area, airside.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty free available airside. Other shops are available in the departure lounge as well as a small gift shop landside.
  • Food & Drinks - At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour food and beverage concessions available at this airport. In the departure hall, there is a bar, a cafe, and a restaurant.
  • Information Desk - The information desk is located in the arrival hall.
  • Luggage Wrapping - Seywrap offers baggage wrapping. Location and cost unknown.
  • Medical Services - Yes. A nurse is available in the First Aid room inside the terminal building.
  • Post Office - There is a mailbox located outside the departure lounge and the arrival hall.
  • Showers - Showers are available with separate facilities for men and women. The shower room is located in the main concourse.

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Airport Hours

Information not available. If you know the hours, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com and we will update the guide.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Public Transportation

Bus: A local bus services the airport every 20 to 30 minutes throughout the day.

Taxi

Taxis are available outside the arrivals hall. At night, there is an additional surcharge.

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Last Updated: 26 April 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us.