Sleeping in Airports

Seychelles Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Seychelles Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Airport Overview

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

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.

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

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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 are available, contact the hotel to arrange the transfer, 20,00€ each way payable to the driver. » Check Rates
  • The Wharf Hotel & Marina – (10 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Seychelles Airport for two hours. After your free time expires you have the option to purchase additional service online with a credit card.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: 3 ATMs can be found Landside, outside the concourse area. There are no ATMs available Airside, in the departure lounge.

Baby Care Facilities – The airport has nursing rooms and baby change facilities in the arrival and departure halls.

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge in the baggage claim area.

Children’s Play Area – There is a play area for children located in the departure lounge, airside.

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 Storage & Lockers – Not available.

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.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Postal Services – Drop off your last minute postcards at the airport’s mailbox. Locations: Landside, outside the departure lounge and the arrival hall.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Showers are available with separate facilities for men and women. The shower room is located in the main concourse. Showers are also available in the Lounge.  [ see Airport Lounges above ]

Airport Hours

Information not available. If you know the hours, please email us at [email protected] and we will update the guide.


As of February 2018, Seychelles airport is served by the following airlines: Air Austral • Air Seychelles • Condor • Emirates • Ethiopian Airlines • Etihad Airways • Kenya Airways • Zil Air.


Car Rentals

Car rental companies have offices in the arrivals area. At the time of this January 2018 update, no further information is available.


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

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   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/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.