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An Essential Travel Guide to Seychelles

An Essential Travel Guide to Seychelles

Seychelles Travel Advisory.

Seychelles is an archipelago, which lies off the east coast of Africa. It lies north of the large islands of Madagascar, Mauritius, and Comoros in the Indian Ocean. It consists of a total of 115 islands. And, in total, they are approximately 175 sq miles in size. To travel to this archipelago, most visitors use airlines. However, you always have the choice of traveling there on a cruise or on your private yacht. This cluster of islands is famous for its mesmerizing beaches, lush tropical forests, and azure-like ocean, which surrounds and binds the site together. Seychelles also has two UNESCO World Heritage sites, Valle de Mai on Praslin island, where the one-of-a-kind Coco de Mer trees grow, and Aldabra, which is also the world’s largest raised coral atoll. To learn more about what awaits you on your trip to Seychelles, check out the Seychelles travel guide below.

Seychelles Islands Tour

Usually, all visitors to Seychelles begin their adventure from the largest and most diverse island- Mahe. The island is large compared to other archipelago islands but still can not be seen on a map. The size of the island is 59 sq miles. It houses the smallest city in the world, Victoria. The island is split into a total of 22 districts along with three other regions on other islands. Towards the eastern and western sides of the islands, you would find multiple natural bays surrounded by lush granite mountains and hills. These beautiful turquoise bays mixed with the surrounding green lush mountains form one of the most beautiful sceneries on the planet. 

On this tour, you can also travel to the northeastern side of Mahe, where you can find Saint Anne Marine, the national park that includes six islands and a nearby lagoon. Besides enjoying your time traveling around in Mahe, you can indulge in sports activities, from diving in the sparkling ocean to hiking on granite hills.

Activities to Indulge into in Seychelles

Yes, as you are traveling through the archipelago, you would be better off with a bit of knowledge about the famous locations, eateries, hotels, and activities that visitors usually indulge in. So, here are the specific details.

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Hotels, restaurants, famous locations, and activities…

Of course, if you are going on a trip to a popular site, you would require a place to stay, eat, and a travel guide. So, check out these tips.

Hotels

  • Mango House LXR Resorts and Hotels, Seychelles
  • STORY, Seychelles
  • Bliss Hotel, Seychelles
  • Anantara Maia Seychelles Villas
  • Savoy Seychelles Resort and Spa

Popular Eateries & Restaurants

  • Les Rochers
  • Le Nautique Waterfront Restaurant
  • Eden
  • Windsong Beach Restaurant
  • Trader Vic’s Seychelles

Top TouristDestinations

  • Anse Lazio, Praslin
  • Anse Intendance, Mahé
  • Morne Seychellois National Park
  • Ste Anne Marine National Park
  • Beau Vallon Beach

Activities

  • Island tours with beach buggy
  • A private all-day boat tour of La Digue and snorkeling in Coco island
  • Rock Pool, Mahe
  • Semi-Submarine tour in Sainte Anne Marine Park
  • Private diving trips in the ocean, all habituated islands

4 of the Most Beautiful Islands of the Seychelles Archipelago

Praslin Island, Curieuse Island, La Digue Island, Mahe Island
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