Le Domaine de L'Orangeraie
Lonely Planet review
Domaine de L'Orangeraie is the closest thing La Digue has to a boutique hotel. Dotted in meticulously maintained gardens, the villas are dressed up in a Creole-Balinese fusion with hardwood furnishings, four-poster beds and rich textiles.
If you're looking to do the island in style, then this delightful resort is hard to top. A small Buddha in front of the reception sets the tone: you know you'll soothe your chakras here. Sure, from the outside, the squarish villas (each with two apartments) lack the wow factor; but once you step inside, you feel like you've been teleported to a rejuvenating oasis, with oriental decor. Incense is burnt in the evening; let the Zen-like tranquillity envelop you. A major extension programme was under way when we visited - when it's completed, the Domaine will feature 15 additional villas at the back of the property, a large pool, a little spa nestled amid glacis boulders and a restaurant. If only it had ocean views, life would be perfect.
Our independent authors have visited Le Domaine de L'Orangeraie and selected this as one of our recommended hotel resorts in La Digue.
Services & facilities
- American express
- Free parking
- Beauty services
- Spa services on site
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Poolside bar
- 24-hour front desk
- Room service (limited hours)
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Laundry facilities
- Internet point
- Free Wi-Fi
- No elevators
Description provided by property
Property Location With a stay at Le Domaine de L'Orangeraie in La Digue, you'll be on the waterfront and minutes from Anse Severe Beach, and close to Anse Patate Beach. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Source D'Argent Beach and Anse Cocos Beach.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 45 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens. Rooms have private balconies where you can take in garden views. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and plasma televisions are provided for your entertainment. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and minibars.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Relax and unwind with massages, body treatments, and facials. After a day at the private beach, you can enjoy other recreational amenities including an outdoor pool and bicycles to rent. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).
Dining Satisfy your appetite at the resort's restaurant, which serves lunch and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a business center, an Internet point, and audiovisual equipment. Free parking is available onsite.
Interesting places nearby
Can organise tours and boat excursions.
Scuba divers should contact Azzurra Pro-Dive at La Digue Island Lodge. This PADI-certified dive centre organises a variety of dive trips...
There's a small bakery near the pier where you can gnaw your way to carb bliss with fresh bread and cakes.