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Our Services & House Rules

09 May 2022

A very warm welcome to Panorama Guesthouse & Apartments!

Welcome to Beau Vallon Beach. Mahe's most famous beach, a 3km stretch of white sand, with warm, turquoise waters for swimming year round. 

Get your beach wear on, put your baggage away and experience the joy of SIMPLE LIVING in our beautiful Seychelles. Here are our Services & House Rules.


Internet Access

Free Wifi is provided on the veranda for browsing, accessible from all accommodation.

For work, streaming or downloading, we can arrange an additional individual modem @ Scr 500 per 10Gb on request.

Cleaning Service

Your Queen Room or Apartment is serviced daily (provided it is vacant by 12pm). After every 3rd night stay, we change all linen and towels. Should you require a daily change or any additional cleaning services or amenities, please inform us. We ask that you leave all glass, drink cans and plastic bottles just outside of your bin, as we collect these to recycle.


Our rates are on room only basis. We offer a basic continental breakfast on the verandah from 8.30am to 10am @ EUR 15 per person juice, coffee or tea, fruit, toast with butter & jam. This can be booked in house, the day before. 


We provide drinking water in your glass bottle daily. Tap water meets WHO specifications.


Hairdryer is provided on request, free of charge.


Please provide us with your estimated arrival time at time of booking. 

Check-in time is from 12pm (most places is 2pm)

For early check-in there are 2 options:

1. Guaranteed early check-in from 7.30am, book an additional night
2. Non guaranteed early check-in from 7.30am, day room rate subject-to-availability (can only be confirmed the night before or on arrival)

Access to the property is only from 7.30am when our staff arrive. If your flight arrives earlier, you will have to wait at the airport. There is a coffee shop open early morning for your convenience. 

Check-out time is 10am. There are no left-luggage facilities. 

For left luggage, there are 2 options:

1.  Day room, subject-to-availability, confirmed the night before departure
2.  Left luggage facilities at the Airport, with free showers

Day room 

Day room, means use of the same room prior to check-in time or post check-out time.
Here are the rates:

Queen room aircon basic Euro 50

Queen room aircon Euro 65

1-bedroom Euro 150

2-bedroom Euro 200

Beach Towels

We have beach towels if needed @ Scr 50 per towel/per stay. These are not washed daily but put out to dry on the lines in the sun and reused. You are NOT premitted to take the white shower towels from your room to the beach.


We offer laundry service of washing & ironing @ EUR 5 a piece. Please hand laundry to housekeeping staff by 10am, for return by 10am the next morning. For iron and ironing board on request, there is a charge of EUR 15 per use.


We offer printing service black & white one-sided @ EUR 1 for 2 pages (minimum cost).


BBQ grill is for use of Apartments only and is set up in the front garden @ EUR 50 per use which excludes charcoal. Please book in advance.


There is a snorkelling site 50 meters to the right at sea, heading towards the Mare Anglaise rocks. Our marine life is famous for the variety of fish, with regular turtle sightings and if you are really lucky whale sharks too, amongst all the other amazing creatures that live in our clean ocean. Snorkelling equipment can be purchased nearby, or in Victoria at cheaper prices if available (Hospitality Supplies stock Cressi). You may only look and not touch or remove any shells, corals etc, this is forbidden.

Public Bus

There is a bus stop 15 meters on the right hand side on exiting the guesthouse. Buses run every 30 minutes to Victoria. From there you can connect to other parts of the Island. Service commences early morning up to early evening 7pm. Sunday bus is less frequent as Victoria is closed on Sundays. Buses do not permit suitcases or bulky baggage. One way is Scr 12 (less than Euro 1). Small local change is the preferred for payment direct to the driver.

Here is the link to the bus schedule.   

(Mahe normal timetable page 22)

Panorama Beau Vallon - Victoria                 Route 20 & 24 & 24A

Beau Vallon Centre to Victoria                             Route 21

Victoria - Beau Vallon Panorama                 Route 22 & 24 & 24A

Victoria to Beau Vallon Centre                             Route 21

Beau Vallon Centre

Beau Vallon Centre is 700m walk to the left of Panorama. Walk along the beach to Coral Strand Hotel, then follow the road inland. Right & up at the junction and you are at the centre.

Car Hire & Taxi Transfers

Click here for the details for Car Hire and Taxi Transfers.

Electrical Appliances

Voltage 240 A/C 50 Hz, three pin plug (British). We have Adapters for 2-pin plugs. 

Things to do

Please visit our page for recommendations.

Credit Card Payments

VISA and MASTERCARD accepted.

Reception Hours from 8.30am to 10am daily Management is available to assist you.
The hosts whatsapp number is provided if you require assistance outside of these hours.  


Guests Only

Rooms are for the use of registered guests only. Entertaining of visitors in any of our accommodation is NOT permitted. Visitors are required to use the Public Areas only. We reserve the Right of Admission.

Non-Smoking Accommodation       

Smoking is only permitted in the front garden.


A laptop safe is available in all accommodation. Please ensure your valuables are in safe keeping.

Conscious Aircon Usage

We have a strict conscious aircon usage policy: Ensure that you please switch OFF all air-conditioning units and fans before you leave your Room or Apartment. Keep the door/s and window/s closed when the aircon is on, when you are inside. For health, the best temperature is between 25 to 27 degrees celsius.


On your return from the beach, please use the garden tap to remove sand.

Wet Costumes & Beach Towels

We have drying lines outside for wet costumes & beach towels. We move these to a covered area in the evening in case of rain. Please do not hang wet items on the windows or furniture.

Apartments have a portable clothes hanging station for items that are washed in the washing machine. Please do not wash beach towels or any item with sand in the washing machine as this damages the machine. Please hand beach towels to us to wash in a designated machine.

Quiet Hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 9:00 AM. Any music or noise should only be heard by you in your room, not disturbing other guests. No parties/events are permitted.

Front Gate Access

The Front Gate is kept shut during the day. There is a pedestrian gate in the middle. The gate is locked at night. You have a key for your accommodation and a key for the gate. Please keep your keys safely and hand them back to management on check-out.


We have security sensors that are switched on after 10pm on the property. Please close Apartment windows before sleeping. If you can, inform Management if you plan to return late. Also if you are heading on a hike, where you are going incase we need to alert authorities if you get lost in the mountains.

Fresh Whole Fish NOT permitted

You are NOT permitted to bring fresh whole fish into the Apartment. The fish has to be degutted on the beach or at the outside sink at a small fee. You have to present the whole fish to the Management to ensure that it is wrapped correctly before going into the Apartment. We reserve the right to charge EUR 1000 cleaning fee for any fish remains, juices and/or odor in the Apartment. For your convenience, you can buy packed fillet fish at excellent price at STC Hypermarket in Victoria.

Fresh Coconuts outdoors only

Coconut water stains furniture and clothing. We recommend you consume this on the beach. If coconuts are brought up, they have to be consumed outside in the front garden or terrace only.

Use of Candles or open flame objects NOT permitted

For safety reasons we do NOT permit the use of any candles or any open flame objects in our Apartments.


Any extras or damage/breakage must be settled the evening prior to departure. Please inform us if you have damaged anything in our accommodation. We reserve the right to charge a cleaning fee as required for any damages, excess sand or fish as stated above.


Any extras, additional Wifi or breakage/damage to be settled the night before departure. For smaller amounts less than € 50, please settle in cash Rupees or Euro.

 Due to COVID19 our indoor services including Restaurant, Bar, TV lounge access & Library is currently limited. 

Closer to Nature

Even as a small business, we feel we can make a difference. As such we ask that you:

  1. Ensure that you please switch OFF all air-conditioning units and fans before you leave your Room or Apartment. Please keep the door/s and window/s closed when the aircon is on, when you are inside.

  2. Please leave all glass and plastic bottles as well as drink cans outside of your bin, as we collect these to send to the recycle station.

Closer to Community

We support our community by sharing service provision with licenced operators such as transfers with taxi drivers and excursions, food and beverage with other small businesses, as well as buying local. By staying with us, you are directly supporting our community thank you!

Please feel free to tip our staff for great service.

Thank you for staying with us. We wish you a wonderful time! 

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