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Seychelles Holidays

Holidays in  Seychelles - A Paradise Archipelago Creates The Ultimate Romantic Location, Featuring Pristine Beaches Dotted With Giant Granite Rocks And Flanked By Coco-De-Mer Palms.

Overview

The Seychelles is a sparkling archipelago of 115 islands filled with unrivalled dazzling beauty. In fact, it was believed to be the original Garden of Eden due to its incredible natural beauty that is rare to find.

From the scenic landscape, beautiful beaches and range of marine and inland activities, Seychelles is the ultimate destination for travellers in search of holidays and honeymoon getaways.

For beach lovers, Seychelles is home to countless white sand beaches extending in almost all the islands. Mahe and Praslin are the most popular islands and have some of the best beaches. If water sport is your thing, then you have plenty options to choose. From water biking, sea diving, bowfishing to deep-sea fishing amongst others, a Seychelles all inclusive holiday will be a worthy experience.

Seychelles Holiday Packages
Seychelles is tourism hub and thus has one of the most vibrant hospitality industries. Whether you are looking for a luxury or affordable hotel, there is something classy for your money. Our Seychelles Experts will recommend the best Resorts in Seychelles for you.

Best time for a Holiday in Seychelles – see travel tips below.

Best Seychelles Islands for your holiday – see travel tips below.

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Random Fact

    • Vasco da Gama crossing from India to East Africa, sighted the islands which became known as the Amirantes.
    • Victoria, the capital city of Seychelles, is the smallest capital in the whole world, named Port Victoria in honour of the British Queen after her coronation.
    • Seychelles is the right place to visit if you want to see unique endemic species. These include the female Coco-de-Mer, which is the world’s heaviest nut.
    • The Seychelles was once a pirate hideout,  until the French took control in the 1750s.
    • Seychelles is home to the world’s heaviest tortoise and to the world’s largest land crab, the 3ft-long coconut crab.
    • Britain took possession of the islands in the early 19th century.
    • The Seychelles became an independent republic in 1976.
    • Getting to this jewel in the Indian Ocean is easy. It is just a 3-hour flight from Kenya and works well combined with a Safari Holiday in East Africa

Useful Information

TIME DIFFERENCE
GMT + 4 hours

CURRENCY
Seychelles Rupee

VISAS
Passports must be valid for 6 months.

LANGUAGE
English, French, Seychellois Creole

Best Time To Travel To The Seychelles

With Consistently Warm Tropical Weather The Seychelles Are A Perfect Year Round Holiday Destination.

There is little fluctuation in warmth, with temperatures ranging from 24C to 31C all year round. From May to October a southeast trade wind can bring marginally cooler weather and fresh breezes.

From November to March the northwest monsoon wind blows, typically raising temperature and humidity. December and January are the wettest months, but the rain falls in short sharp bursts before the sun comes out again.

Seychelles Holiday Islands

Mahé Island

Mahé is the largest Island of Seychelles and is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and dramatic places in the world.

The island is 4 miles (6 km) wide and 16 miles (26 km) long.This irregularly shaped island, has a lush, mountainous interior and a picturesque coastline of granite boulders together with picture-perfect, palm-fringed beaches.

The island’s highest point, Morne Seychellois, soars to 3,000 ft above sea level, its top often obscured by light cloud.

La Digue

Just over three hours by sea from Mahé or 30 minutes from Praslin, this beautiful island is the breeding ground of the rare black paradise flycatcher. There are very few cars and the ox-cart remains the principal means of transport (although bicycles may be hired). There are beautiful old plantation houses, as well as a vanilla plantation, copra factories and superb beaches.

Denis Island

“A privately owned coral island in Seychelles, Denis Island is the perfect location for true escapism, total relaxation and tranquility.” Denis Private Island is fringed by coconut palms, brilliant white sand and coral reefs and epitomises the Seychelles experience. It lies fifty-three miles north of the main island of Mahé and just a 30 minute flight away.

A picture postcard paradise in the Seychelles, Denis Island offers the luxury of enjoying all the comforts, in an unmatchable natural setting.

Desroches Island

This exclusive and unique all inclusive island forms part of a remote archipelago to the south west of Mahé. The island offers an authentic barefoot luxury experience.

The 43 suites and villas are appointed to a high standard with a private veranda and outdoor shower. Beach Suites are located in the tropical gardens a few metres from the beach, whilst the larger Luxury Beach Suites offer a private plunge pool and separate living area.

North Island

North Island has only 11 handcrafted guest villas on the entire island. Each villa is vast and opens out onto a powdery beach. Phenomenal views are afforded from the Island’s lounge and dining room. A rim-flow swimming pool, a spa, a world class dive centre and a gym, add to the repertoire of services on offer.

Other activities include mountain biking, guided walks, snorkelling, deep sea and fly fishing, boating, to other islands, sea kayaking, scuba diving and birding with North Island’s resident ecologist and naturalist.

 

Praslin Island

Praslin Island is the second largest of the Seychelles archipelago, and hosts some of the most stunning beaches, incredible snorkelling and diving together with the most amazing scenery.

The island is 2.5 miles (4 km) wide and 7 miles (11 km) long. Praslin is also home to superb 18-hole Championship golf course.

 

Special Offers & Perks

Save 10% on Seychelles Island Holidays by booking as an add-on destination after/before a Safari Adventure. our most popular Safari destinations include Kenya and Tanzania.

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