Home to stunning beaches, ancient forests and thriving wildlife, Seychelles is truly fascinating and there are some experiences that await you.
Those flying into the country will land at Victoria Seychelles Airport on Mahe, an ideal island for accommodation. you can stay in luxury properties like Anantara Maia Seychelles Villas next to the secluded shores of Anse Louis to enjoy beach bliss. On your vacation, you can visit other coastal spots such as Anse Royale, visit the Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clark market in the capital Victoria, tour the Takamaka Distillery and explore the Morne Seychelles National Park; you can also schedule snorkeling and diving excursions to St. Anne’s Marine National Park.
Head to Praslin Island for more amazing getaways, like the chance to hike the Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve; this UNESCO World Heritage Site is where you can see the endangered black parrot and the unique nutty coco de mer palm. Another top Things to do in Praslin includes visiting the stunning Cote D’Or beach, snorkeling and enjoying the sunset at Anse Lazio, and hiking in the Fond Ferdinand Nature Reserve. From Praslin, you can take a boat trip to Curie Island and encounter the unforgettable Aldabra giant tortoises.
You can continue your Seychelles trip to La Digue, another great place to soak up the sun and have fun on the sand and surf. While you’ve got other scenic coastlines to visit like Grand Anse or Anse Pierrot, here you’ll find one of the world’s most photographed beaches, Anse Source d’Argent. You can take time to take a leisurely bike ride around the island, hike the Anse Cocos and Eagle’s Nest trails, and explore L’Union Estate to learn about the country’s colonial history and see its distinctive French colonial architecture.
Quite a unique place, Aride is a nature reserve and the northernmost island of the Seychelles. It is known as a prime habitat for seabird populations and is home to 18 endemic bird species and five species that can only be found in the country. Check out a stay at a Mahe resort that will offer private helicopter tours of this remote island, complete with champagne as you take in the breathtaking views! Once you disembark, your personal lifeguard will take you on an exploration and tell you about the diverse flora and fauna of the island, while you can look forward to a picnic lunch on the pristine shores.