Opening of Canopy by Hilton Seychelles designed by DSA

April 25, 2024

The highly anticipated opening of Canopy by Hilton Seychelles marks a significant milestone for the boutique lifestyle brand as it unveils its first Resort Hotel property in the Indian Ocean.

Drawing inspiration from its breathtaking surroundings, this stunning resort designed by DSA Africa offers 120 locally inspired guestrooms, 72 branded apartment units, 12 condominium units, a retail village, and other exciting facilities to cater to every guest's needs.

Anse la Mouche is a long & curved north-west facing sandy bay which is located in the south-west of Mahé, with sweeping views of the western Seychelles’ coastline. It boasts stunning scenery as well as farms and various smallholdings.  The sparkling shallow bay invites swimming and other forms of water recreation in the calm waters. 

The resort is aimed at the needs of the locals, retaining a rich sense of local heritage.  Both habitat preservation, protection and enhancement were carefully taken into consideration in the master plan’s development. The environmentally conscious approach taken in constructing the resort demonstrates a commitment to sustainability and responsible stewardship of natural resources.

Read the full press release: Hilton Announces the Opening of Canopy by Hilton Seychelles


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Originally, I am from France but have spent many years living across the world, from Africa, The United States and most recently the Middle East.

Throughout my life I have always enjoyed an outdoor lifestyle and as you can see, I have travelled a lot. Having an active life is very important to me, whether that be through things like mountain biking and water sports or even camping at the weekend.

My education began at the School of Versailles in Paris. It was a great school to study at, but I also loved it because of its location. Paris is such a diverse city that is always evolving. If you accompany that with decades of stunning architecture, it really becomes and place like no other.

I have been interested in seeing things grow and develop since a very young age. As a girl I would build sandcastles and tree houses with my brother. Over time that interest developed further and by my teens I knew I wanted to be an architect.

For the last 5 years I have been with the DSA team and my role consists of managing projects from design to creation. As a Project Architect, I am positioned between the design team and the client. It’s a role that I love because it can be so varied from project to project.

Each client has their own particular requests, and it is critical that I understand them at an early stage.

Not only does this help ensure that all team members keep to what the client wants, but also it means that any design hurdles can resolved at a swift pace, avoiding lengthy delays.

When a project begins, inspiration for design is never too far away. From looking back at past successes and evolving those ideas further, to examining the surroundings of the project location. It’s fundamental to capture the vision of the client, taking multiple elements and combining them to create a strong identity.

Spending some quality family time with my husband and son is extremely important to me. When i’m not emersed in a project, I like to spend as much time with them as possible. I also have a great passion for cooking and maintaining a healthy diet. I am always researching new and exciting recipes.

However, the excitement for designing is always with me and currently I am designing a villa for my family and I in France during my spare time.
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