The Oetker Collection is on a roll. Le Bristol in Paris continues to rack up the awards (including our magazine’s selection as world's best hotel bar); new properties Palais Namaskar in Marrakech and Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France are charming the international jetset; and L’Apogee Courcheval will soon open in a glam ski resort in the French Alps. Now we hear that the hotel group has added another ultra-luxe resort to its collection, this time in the paradise isles of the Seychelles.
Fregate Island is, like its name implies, a private island with some of the finest beaches in the world, lapped by the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Sixteen spacious residences come with terraces, private pools, and jacuzzis. The island is home to diverse flora and fauna, including endangered tortoises, so the resort will feature conservation programs. After signing a management contract with the owners this month, Fregate Island becomes the 8th hotel for the Oetker Collection. For more information, visit www.fregate.com.