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Mahe City, La Digue Island, Bird Island, Praslin Island, Victoria, Anse Lazio, Vallee De Mai Natural Reserve, Beau Vallon Beach, Aride Island, Cousin Island, Silhouette Island, Eden Plaza, La Grande Maison, Mimi's Cafe, Cafe des Arts, Seychelles Natural History Museum, Domaine de Val des Prés and more.

Are you looking for the best places to visit in Seychelles that are free from chaos and give you a chance to slow down and unwind? If yes, you’ll be glad to know that it has some of the most picturesque beaches like Mahe and Beau Vallon that add up your bliss for an unforgettable vacation. There are also some of the best shopping hotspots like Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market and Victoria Market where you can buy everything under the sun at best prices.

If you’re looking for the most popular seychelles tourist places that guarantee you an immersive and blissful experience you can visit Bird Island and Moyenne Island. You can explore Vallee De Mai Natural Reserve that has endemic species of palms and the largest seed of the Coco de Mer. If you wish to know about the rich past of this country, you can visit Seychelles Natural History Museum. You can also visit Rita's Art Studio And Gallery that exhibits the best art collection by the local artists. So explore these Seychelles' famous places to take your vacation a notch higher and have endless memories.
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COVID-19 : SEYCHELLES is in Green Zone
Last Updated: 06 Mar 2021
Latest Information on Travelling to SEYCHELLES?
  • All the incoming visitors need to submit a negative RT-PCR report at the time of arrival, which must not be older than 72 hours at the time of departure.
  • The Seychelles Islands allows entry to all vaccinated visitors. It is important however that your departure date is not less than two weeks after taking your second dose of the vaccine.
  • Visitors under 18 years of age are exempted.
  • Unvaccinated visitors are also welcomed, if they are traveling from a country on the permitted list. Refer to www.tourism.gov.sc
  • Visitors transiting through countries not on the permitted list will be allowed into Seychelles if they do not exit the airport during transit.
  • Visitors from non-permitted countries who have stayed 14 days or more in a country on the permitted list are permitted to enter the Seychelles.
  • Non- vaccinated visitors from non-permitted countries travelling by private jets or in first class will be allowed entry but their stay will be limited to certified island resorts or onboard super yachts subject to prior approval of the Health Authorities.
  • Visitors travelling by sea and not vaccinated may enter the Seychelles but will require prior approval of the Health Authorities.
  • A Health Travel Authorization (HTA) is required for every passenger entering Seychelles. Application for the (HTA), must be submitted for approval through the designated platform at: www.seychelles.govtas.com
  • Visitors must submit the following with their application.
  • Passport copy
  • Certificate of vaccination
  • Negative PCR test results,
  • Return airfare.
  • Confirmed accommodation bookings for their entire stay
  • Visitors must comply with all airline protocols throughout their journey. Once landed in the Seychelles disembarkation will be done in an orderly manner.
  • Face masks must be worn at all times within the airport terminals.
  • Visitors will be subjected to a health check i.e., temperature screening, symptom checks, document checks etc. prior to border security screening. Random testing may be conducted upon arrival.
  • Visitors having the “connecting domestic flights to other islands” should remain in the airport terminals until the departure of their flight.  They may overnight in a certified establishment if their connecting flight is the following day.
  • Visitors must ensure that they stay in licensed and certified accommodation establishments or live aboard during their entire stay in the destination. Refer to www.tourism.gov.sc for a list of accommodations.
  • For the first six (6) nights of their holiday non vaccinated visitors must stay in one accommodation establishment. While vaccinated visitors are free to enjoy the hospitality of various products.

Only tourists who are vaccinated or the ones who have a negative RT-PCR report can enter Seychelles and they do not have to undergo the 14 day quarantine.

Flights

Frequent flights will be functioning from Mumbai to Mahe, Seychelles from the 8th of April, 2021

Local Transport

Local transportation has been running fully in and around Seychelles including ferries as well.

Flights from Mumbai Airport to Seychelles - Mahe Airport will begin from 8th of April, 2021 Updated: 06 Mar 2021

According to the recent travel updates, Air Seychelles has begun the functioning of flights between Mumbai and Mahe Airport. These flights will run twice a week, booking of which have already been started. The first flight is going to run from 8th of April, 2021.

No quarantine needed upon arrival at Seychelles Updated: 06 Mar 2021

Providing the tourists with more good news, the government of Seychelles has lifted quarantine restrictions for the visitors. Anyone who has provided a negative RT-PCR report and does not show any symptom is free from being quarantined for 14 days.

A negative RT-PCR report needed to enter Seychelles Updated: 06 Mar 2021

Any tourist visiting Seychelles for tourism will have to bring a negative RT-PCR report from an authorized institution. This report must not be older than 72 hours from the departure and needs to be deposited on the tourism counter at the airport or the location of arrival.

Hotel facilities like swimming pools, play areas and common areas are also open from now on in Seychelles Updated: 06 Mar 2021

In hotel/resort facilities like swimming pools, and other common areas will now be open to all while making sure that all the COVID-19 guidelines are followed.

Seychelles now open for tourism Updated: 06 Mar 2021

The Africal Island Republic of Seychelles is now open for tourism and will be welcoming tourists from all over the world. Irrespective of your COVID-19 vaccination status, you can now enter Seychelles from 25th of March, 2021 and enjoy a fun filled beach vacationing experience.

No minimum stay required for travellers visiting Seychelles Updated: 06 Mar 2021

All the tourists visiting Seychelles need not to book according to the minimum stay criteria. No minimum stay is needed to visit Seychelles from now on.

No Restrictions on visiting the nearby islands of Seychelles Updated: 06 Mar 2021

All the visitors can now easily travel to the nearby islands of Seychelles without any restrictions.

A Health Travel Authorization (HTA) is required for every passenger entering Seychelles Updated: 06 Mar 2021

All the incoming tourists need to upload a HTA application including the documents like Passport copy, Certificate of vaccination(if vaccinated), Negative PCR test results, Return airfare and  Confirmed accommodation bookings for their entire stay on www.seychelles.govtas.com

Must Places to Visit in Seychelles

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Mahe

Mahe is the perfect getaway from the loud and busy city life. It is an archipelago located in the Indian Ocean between 40 and 1600 kilometers from Africa's east coast. You will be surprised knowing the place has around 115 islands and among those, Mahe is the largest. It is a dreamy location with around 24000 inhabitants. So if you are planning to make a trip to exotic islands, this is the perfect place.

People come here from different parts of the world to admire the richness of flora and fauna. Moreover, the powdery-fine white sand, crystal-clear water, round boulder formations, and lush green palm trees make it a perfect location for enjoying the weekend. This remote island evokes the idea of paradise as it is beautifully lined with palm trees, a turquoise ocean, and white sand. Seychelles has so much to explore, and it is a truly varied and multi-faceted holiday destination.

Furthermore, it has so many beautiful beaches, like Anse Lazio, the most famous picturesque spot in Seychelles. Another is the Anse Georgette, where people come for snorkeling and get enchanted in the turquoise ocean surface. Moreover in Victoria city, you can explore the famous clock tower and the beautiful botanic garden. Apart from visiting places, there are hundreds of activities that you can try as well.

When speaking about activities, how can we miss Game Fishing. It is the most popular activity that the locals enjoy, so make sure to try it. Apart from this, try golf, horse riding, scuba diving, mountain hikes, snorkeling, and other sea activities. These activities include kiteboarding, windsurfing, sailing, jet-skiing, kite surfing, and paragliding. Mahe is the most fun place with the enormous option of water-based sports for visitors to try.

You also don't have to be worried about the weather that your activity will spoil due to cold water. The place is blessed with tropical temperatures all year long that ranges from 24 to 30 degrees. This means it is never too cold for deep-sea diving or other water sports. However, if you plan to visit Seychelles, make sure you visit in either the month of April-May when the climate is hot and humid for underwater diving or October-November when the weather is cool for sailing.

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La Digue

The dream destination of La Digue is often a choice for tourists who are looking for an idyllic holiday amid captivatingly beautiful surroundings. The visual vista of clear turquoise sea water splashing on the silver-white sand beaches and granite boulders is mesmerizing. Adding to the beauty are the swaying coconut and palm trees.

La Digue is the third most populated island of Seychelles and has the fourth largest land area. The tropical island is situated east of Praslin and the west of Felicite Islands and can be reached either by ferry or helicopter from Mahe. Visiting this place is like stepping back in the ancient time with almost no vehicles on the streets and only colorful ox-carts and bicycles as modes of transport.

The star attraction of this heaven on earth is the picturesque beach of Anse Source D’ Argent, known to be the most photographed beach in the world. There are other beaches like the Grand Anse, the secluded beach of Anse Coco which also attracts tourists. If you are a nature lover, you will surely pay a visit to Veuve Reserve to take a look at the rare flycatcher bird. The coconut plantation of the L’Union Estate along with the vanilla plantation is also worth a visit. Spending some good time at one of the awesome beaches is the best thing to do in La Digue.

You may also opt to go for an enjoyable hike to reach the secluded beach of Anse Coco. You can also go for a cruise at Grand Anse beach or simply go cycling inside the island. A visit to the Notre Dame Church  and L’Union Estate is also a must do thing in La Digue. Being a tropical island, La Digue has a hot and humid climate round the year with intermittent rainfall throughout May, June and July making the weather pleasant for an enjoyable vacation.

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Bird Island

This is a private island sanctuary fringed by turquoise blue waters and untouched beaches. It is dotted with twenty-four bungalows which pamper the tourists with all the basic amenities. You can also learn about the amazing history of the Land Tortoises that roam the island.

One can also enjoy water sports activities here like kayaking, surfing and indulge in sailing or fishing. You can also snorkel here with remarkable marine life and discover many species of birds.

Location: 1419, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Kayaking, surfing, snorkeling, sailing and fishing
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Praslin

Among the many islands in Seychelles, Praslin is the second largest one. The island lies at a distance of 45 km from Mahe, which is the largest of the islands here. The only two ways to get here are via the sea route and air route.

Praslin is well-known for its exotic location, giving the tourists a chance to binge in the midst of its crystal clear waters, and abundant greenery. The island also offers numerous sights of rare flora and the rare black parrot as well.

You can take a tour of the city around some of its iconic attractions such as the Vallee de Mai which is also known as the heart of Praslin and Fond Ferdinand Nature Reserve which offers sight of different wildlife creatures, among many spectacular places to visit in the city.

There is no lack of activities to do in Praslin and things to see. From taking a helicopter ride for sightseeing to riding a glass-bottom kayak, you are going to find yourself indulging in unique and thrilling activities, which will have your heart. You can go snorkelling and fishing while you are here and unwind peacefully at this humble abode.

The weather in Praslin is generally warm, although it can get cloudy at times and the winds can turn oppressive as well. For the most part of the year, the temperature does not vary outward of 77 degrees Fahrenheit and 89 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Victoria Seychelles

Victoria is the capital and the largest city of Seychelles. Covering up an area of more than 20 KM square, this location is loaded with numerous famous tourist attractions and offers a plethora of activities to take part in. With its perfect climate, bustling markets, pristine shores and friendly people, Victoria has become one of the best locations to plan a vacation at.

Having its location along the coast, Victoria makes sure that you gaze into the scenic beauty of its shore from all major locations. From lush green and scenic trails to white sandy beaches, this place is loaded with numerous picture-worthy locations. Since Victoria lies on the Northeast coast of the Mahe Islands, the cool breezes and rustling winds experienced here make it even more beautiful.

From Hindu temples to world-famous markets, Victoria is loaded with numerous tourist attractions. The most interesting spot here is the clock tower, which resembles the Big Ben of London. Another famous spot which you must not miss is Beau Vallon Beach where you can experience the scenic view of waves gushing towards white sand beaches. Victoria also has many beaches which stay away from the usual crowd, thus providing the tourists with a much required private time.

Being a coastal region, you will be offered a plethora of water-based adventures here. From snorkelling to diving and from luxury yacht rides to waterboarding, you will find a number of adrenaline rushing activities here. Other than the water adventures, one can also go hiking and trekking here. For partygoers, Victoria offers numerous clubs and bars where you can party all night long.

The weather of Victoria Seychelles is never too hot. The summers here are kind of cool and dry and the winter can be a bit chilly too. The maximum temperature can go up to 30-degree Celsius and the lowest can go as low as 9-degree celsius. The best time to enjoy a vacation is around April, May, October and November as this is the time when seasons are changing.

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Aldabra Island

Aldabra Island is the largest raised coral atoll in the world and is known to have a volcanic origin. The island houses endemic species of lily, the rarest mangrove trees, and orchids that are only found in this area and nowhere else on the planet.

It also has an unusual mixture of herbs and grasses called "tortoise turf" that enables the giant tortoises to live here. You can also spot here the white-throated Aldabra rail that is the only flightless bird found in the Indian Ocean.

Location: Ste Anne Marine National Park

Highlight of the place: Lilies, white-throated Aldabra rail, tortoise turf, bars, mangrove trees.
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Anse Lazio

This is one of the best places to visit in Seychelles, located on the northwestern side of Praslin Island. Surrounded by powdery white sands and coconut groves, this is a natural wonderland where you can soak the sun and appreciate the breathtaking vistas.

It measures six hundred meters in length and twenty meters in breadth and is lined by many lively restaurants and shops. You can enjoy here deep sea fishing, snorkeling, sunbathing and swimming.

Location: Praslin Island Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Sea fishing, snorkeling, sunbathing, restaurants, shops, and swimming.
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Vallee De Mai Natural Reserve

This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a nature park located on the Island of Praslin. It is spread over an expanse of forty-eight acres and is home to rare species of plants.  You can witness here native birds like Seychelles kestrel, Seychelles sunbird, Seychelles blue pigeon, Seychelles bulbul, and Mascarene swiftlet.

It is one of the best Seychelles tourist places with six endemic species of palms and the Coco de Mer's largest seed. The most interesting aspect of this reserve is its mammals, birds, insects, and reptiles.

Location: Anse Volbert

Highlight of the place: Rare birds, Coco de Mer, reptiles, mammals.
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Beau Vallon Beach

Surrounded by powder-soft sands and shimmering sapphire waters, Beau Vallon Beach is one of the best Seychelles tourist places. The Blue Sea Divers Center is located at the heart of this beach, where you can learn the skills of diving.

It also has various spa centers where you can enjoy relaxing massages and beauty treatments. The beach is considered a base for snorkeling due to its coral reefs and clear water. You can also enjoy wildlife spotting here, which will add up your bliss for an unforgettable vacation.

Location: Anse Volbert

Highlight of the place: wildlife spotting, spa centers, diving, snorkeling, sunbathing.
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Moyenne Island

Whether you're a veteran globetrotter or a seasoned traveler, you shouldn't miss visiting Moyenne Island, renowned for its ash-white limestone cliffs and hidden sliver beaches. It is one of the Seychelles famous places where you can watch the tortoises roaming freely.

The island has a whopping number of sixteen thousand trees, and an uphill walk on this island will lead you to a beautiful chapel. There's also a museum showcasing the variety of plants and shells. It also houses many restaurants and bars where you can enjoy local cuisines and drinks.

Location: Ste Anne Marine National Park

Highlight of the place: chapel, museum, restaurants, bars, beaches.
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Anse Georgette

Coveted as the most beautiful beach in the world, Anse Georgette is fringed with turquoise waters, palm trees, and house reefs. You can dine on a beach shack with white sand underneath your feet and hear the tides bringing a refreshing sound to the air.

Located between the beach is the Constance Lemuria Resort, limiting the number of people who can access the beach. You can visit the beach only after registering at this resort and seeking the permission of the authorities.

Location: Ste Anne Marine National Park

Highlight of the place: Constance Lemuria Resort, beach shacks, palm trees, house reefs.
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Anse Source D'Argent

Anse Source D'Argent is one of the best Seychelles tourist places, having a mix of golden and pink sand, impressive boulders, and turquoise water.  You can enjoy deep-sea diving, snorkeling, and many more water-based activities over here, making Seychelles famous places.

There are also certain beach games like fishing competitions and boat racing that you can try. Tuna fish, Sailfish, and Blue Marlin are present in abundance in the waters of the beach. You can also enjoy seafood and local cuisines at the lively beach shacks.

Location: Ste Anne Marine National Park

Highlight of the place: Beach shacks, fishing competitions, boat racing, deep-sea diving, snorkeling.
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Sainte Anne Marine National Park

Set amid turquoise blue waters and seagrass meadows, Sainte Anne Marine National Park is one of the best Seychelles tourist places comprising six islands. These islands include Ile Moyenne, Ste Anne, Ile Ronde, Ile Cachee, Ile aux Cerfs, and Ile Longue.

You can enjoy a glass-bottom boat excursion over here to have a spectacular view of Mahé. It is Seychelles famous places where snorkelers can see corals of all shapes, colors, and sizes, and other marine species. You can watch bottlenose dolphins cruising and swimming with hawksbill turtles for a memorable experience.

Location: Sainte Anne Island, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Glass-bottom boat excursion, see corals, beaches, snorkeling.
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Morne Seychellois National Park

Morne Seychellois National Park covers an area of 3,045 hectares and is made up of a unique mixture of lush tropical jungles, tall mountains, oceanic beaches, caves, and mangroves. It is home to some of the colorful birds, including blue pigeons, scoop owls, bulbuls, kestrels, swiftlets, sunbirds, and white eyes.

This park's main attraction is Copolia Trail that offers you a splendid view of the entire Mahe island. It also houses La Misere Exotics Garden Centre that is a haven for gardening enthusiasts and botanists.

Location:
Mahé, Seychelles

Highlight of the place:
La Misere Exotics Garden Centre, Copolia Trail, beaches, caves, jungles.
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Seychelles National Botanical Gardens

Spanning in an area of six hectares, Seychelles National Botanical Gardens is home to a large collection of exotic, endemic, and old plants. The garden is also home to a wide variety of fruit and spice trees, making it Seychelles famous places.

It features an orchid house that holds a collection of brightly colored orchids, including native orchids of Seychelles. You can also find here fruit bat colonies roosting in the taller trees and giant tortoises from Aldabra Atoll that are more than one hundred and fifty years old.

Location: Mont Fleuri, Victoria

Highlight of the place: giant tortoises, fruit and spice trees, orchid house.

Beaches & Island in Seychelles

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Cousin Island

Untouched by the modern world's complexities, Cousin Island is a secluded getaway with vibrant and diverse flora and fauna. It was earlier a coconut plantation farm, but now it has become the first "sea and island reserve" perched in the Indian Ocean.

It houses endemic bird species, lush mangroves, freshwater swamps, dense forests, a rocky coastline, and sandy beaches, making it Seychelles famous places.  You won't find any restaurants, trash cans, or accommodations on the island as an initiative to preserve the pristine environment.

Location: West of Praslin, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: lush mangroves, freshwater swamps, dense forests, bird species.
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Silhouette Island

If you're looking to have a secluded and cozy vacation, you should definitely visit Silhouette Island, a perfect dreamland for nature lovers and honeymoon couples.  Be it exciting water sports or sun-kissed beaches; this incredibly beautiful island has everything to make your vacation unforgettable.

It has some of the best beaches, including Anse Mondon, La Passe Beach, and Grand Barbe Beach. You can hike through the beautiful forests, enjoy scuba diving, and indulge in a rejuvenating spa session at the spa centers.

Location: northwest of Mahé, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: beaches, spa resorts, forests, scuba diving.
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Fregate Island

It is one of the best places to visit in Seychelles that features private beaches, countless activities, and dense tropical vegetation. There are sixteen villas on this island, seven private beaches, and lively restaurants. At the beaches, you can spot the Hawksbill Turtles, Aldabra Giant Tortoises, and Green Turtles.

You can go on a nature walk to learn about the stunning spots of this island. Enjoy a gourmet picnic on the beaches, dine high up in a treehouse or go on mountain biking.

Location: Mahé, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: mountain biking, villas, beaches, nature walk, picnic.
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Anse Intendance

This is an isolated beach where you'll find no reefs making it an ideal site for surfing. With a backdrop of large granite formations and mangroves, the beach is a picture-perfect spot for visitors. It is the only beach in Seychelles where you can find turtle nests and different types of turtles roaming around freely.

It also has rich marine life, and you can spot colorful fish without going deep in the waters. Swimming is not recommended here as the waves are very huge.

Location: Chemin Grande Police Road

Highlight of the place: Mangroves, a granite formation, turtle nests, turtles, large waves.
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Curieuse Island

This is a gigantic island located close to the coast of the Island of Praslin, renowned for its vivid marine life. This island's main attraction is the coco de Mer palms that are the cultural icon of Seychelles.

It has reddish laterite soil and boasts an endemic vine and 8 different species of mangrove. The island is home to a land tortoise rearing project and is also revered for being the nesting ground for hawksbill turtles.

Location: North coast of the island of Praslin, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Reddish laterite soil, coco de Mer palms, mangroves, hawksbill turtles.
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Grand Anse Beach

If you're looking for one of the best places to visit in Seychelles you should definitely visit Grand Anse Beach. It is renowned for its ash-white limestone cliffs, wide variety of marine species and turquoise blue water. The ravishing beauty of this beach will impress even the veteran globetrotters, and you can live your postcard dreams here.

You can enjoy a leisurely walk on the beautiful shorelines while watching the humongous tortoises and colorful birds. Other activities that you can enjoy here include uphill cycling, swimming, and snorkeling.

Location: Grenada, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Restaurants, beach shacks, massage centers, colorful birds, tortoises.
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North Island

Situated thirty kilometers north of Mahé, North Island is renowned for its soaring high mountains, secret coves, sleepy honey-stone villages, soft golden sands, and lush green foliage. It offers complete privacy for the romantic retreat or a family escape.

It has eleven ocean-view villas hidden amidst two hundred and one hectares of natural beauty, each measuring over four hundred and fifty square meters with direct access to the beach and private plunge pools. Activities range from diving, kayaking, snorkeling, fishing, sunset cruises, and paddleboarding to exploring tropical trails by bicycle, foot, or private buggy.

Location: Victoria, Mahé Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Ocean-view villas, secret coves, lush green foliage, beaches.
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Aride Island

Located ten kilometers off the coastal area of north Praslin, Aride Island is renowned for the largest seabird population and white sandy beaches. The northernmost area of this granitic island has been claimed as a Nature Reserve by Seychelles Island Conservation Society.

It has world-class diving sites and an array of beautiful flora and fauna, making it Seychelles famous places. The coral reef around this island is protected, making the waters around the islands safe for snorkeling, swimming, and other activities.

Location: Mont Fleuri, Victoria

Highlight of the place: diving sites, largest seabird population, coral reef, swimming.
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Anse Volbert beach

Boasting a picturesque tropical reef lagoon, Anse Volbert beach is a popular diving spot where visitors flock to see its flourishing marine life. This stunning beach gives a chance to the visitors to get up close and personal with turtles.

The beach stretches to around twenty six hundred meters, and the long coastline and white sand make it the perfect spot for a long walk. You can also go fishing, surfing, scuba diving and sailing here.

Location: Praslin Island Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Fishing, surfing, scuba diving, sailing, turtles.
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Anse Cocos Beach

Anse Cocos Beach is an isolated beach located between Anse Source d'Argent and Grande Anse. It displays the artistry of nature with its palm trees, crystal clear waters, and beautiful boulders.

Along the edge of this beach lies a natural pool which is surrounded by boulders to protect you from the strong waves. The beach is also home to many abandoned buildings that are the remains of a tiny village.

Location: La Digue Island Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Abandoned buildings, palm trees, beautiful boulders, natural pool.
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Anse Major

Anse Major is an unspoiled site with no taps, bars, or restaurants. It is a "hiking heaven" that offers great views of granite rocks, cashew trees, bulbul, blue pigeons, red fody, and palm trees. It has very few currents, so it is a suitable beach for both snorkeling and swimming.

Once you plunge into the water, you will be surrounded by sea turtles, reef fishes, and beautiful corals. You can also see the emperor, three spot fish species, and semicircle angelfish while swimming.

Location: Danzil Bel Ombre

Highlight of the place: Sea turtles, reef fishes, cashew trees, bulbul, blue pigeons, corals.
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Alphonse Island

The Alphonse atoll group is one of the most untouched and pristine Edens of the world, making it a paradise for nature lovers. It is blessed with the best climates, miles of unblemished shorelines, sea flats, and lagoons.

This island's geographical isolation creates an extraordinary atmosphere of undisturbed solitude and gives you a chance to immerse yourself in all the natural wonders. It features a single resort comprising beach villas and bungalows built alongside the water's edge. You can enjoy here sunset cruises, scuba diving, snorkeling, fly-fishing, and beachside dining.

Location: Victoria, Mahe Republic of Seychelles.

Highlight of the place: Sea flats, lagoons, unblemished shorelines, fly-fishing.
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Petite Anse Beach

This is Seychelles famous places where you can escape for a romantic sojourn, an action-packed holiday, or an idyllic beach break. The Four Seasons Resort lines this beach, and there are also few massage centers where you can head for ultimate pampering and relaxation.

It is considered Seychelles famous attractions for swimming as the current is low and the water is calm.

Location: Baie Lazare, Seychelles.

Highlight of the place: Massage centers, swimming, cafes, resort, bars.

Shopping Places In Seychelles

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Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market

If you have a serious addiction to shopping, you must visit Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market, where you can get a feel of the Seychellois way of life. It's Seychelles famous attractions where you can buy fresh vegetables and fruits, souvenirs such as herbs and local spices, as well as an assortment of pareos.

The market turns lively on Sunday mornings with musical and dance performances.

Location: Market Street, Victoria

Highlight of the place: Fresh vegetables and fruits, souvenirs, an assortment of pareos.
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Victoria Market

Set in Victoria's backstreets, Victoria Market is synonymous with the luxe life and features a dizzying array of shops. It is Seychelles famous attraction where you can buy everything from fresh grilled fish to crafts, local arts, and footwear.

The market also provides a wide range of local fresh meat, dairy products, black pudding, and a vast array of flowers and endemic plants. On Saturday, you can see the residents haggling here for a Red Snapper or Grouper with fresh vegetables and an array of spices.

Location: 9 Vincent St, 3460, Victoria

Highlight of the place:
Flowers, endemic plants, fresh grilled fish, crafts, local arts, footwear.
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Bazar Labrin, Beau Vallon Beach

This is one of the most renowned local food markets in Seychelles, where you can try some of the best local delicacies. This weekly open-air market has turned out to be a cultural extravaganza featuring live local music, local arts & craft stalls, and affordable local dishes.

Sometimes you can even see here rhythmic moutya dancing around the fire, giving you an authentic Seychelles experience.

Location: Beau Vallon beach, Seychelles

Highlight of the place:
Rhythmic moutya dancing, craft stalls, local music, local dishes
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Eden Plaza

If you're looking for the ultimate shopping experience, you must visit Eden Plaza, a fashion mecca that features expensive boutiques from the glamorous to the flashy.

It offers a mix of more than seventy shops, business services, and restaurants, all in a modern atmosphere, making Seychelles famous attractions. You can also find here beauty salons where you can head over for a makeover.

Location: Eden Plaza, Eden Island, Eden Island, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Business services, restaurants, salons, cafes.
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La Vallée De Mai Boutique

This is a multi brand boutique featuring high-end accessories and clothing from all around the globe. Designer brands include Charlene Court, Bantu, Fabiana Filippi, Maison Kitsune, Kenzo, and more.

This boutique offers products at genuine prices, which helps it in maintaining its exclusivity. It also has a souvenir shop that sells giant Coco de Mer nuts.

Location: La Vallée De Mai, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Coco de Mer nut, clothes, footwear, souvenirs.

Places to Eat in Seychelles

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La Grande Maison

Discover the best of Creole flavors by visiting La Grande Maison, which is Christelle Verheyden's home kitchen. The menu changes daily except the favorites such as pork rum, Creole bouillabaisse, and raisin.

You can also enjoy here some of the best qualities of wine, beer, and rum. The terrace at the back gives a view of the tropical garden, and you can enjoy live music in the evenings.

Location: Takamaka Distillery, La Plaine St Andre

Highlight of the place: Live music, pork rum, Creole bouillabaisse, and raisin.
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Mimi's Café

This is Seychelles famous attractions renowned for its home-like hospitality and lively ambiance. Every food lover must visit this place to satiate their hunger pangs.

The big circular table at the tea room's center invites you to lounge, read, or chat with the person sitting next to you. You can enjoy here local creole delights, including fresh juices, pizzas, ice creams, smoothies, and sandwiches.

Location: La Digue, Victoria, Mahe Island SC15, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Creole delights, fresh juices, pizzas, ice creams, smoothies.
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Cafe des Arts

If you're looking for the ultimate dining experience on the beach, you should definitely visit Cafe des Arts, renowned for its plush ambiance and exquisite décor. Seafood, deserts, epicurean dishes, and snacks are the main attraction here, which you shouldn't miss.

By day you can enjoy here beach dining experience, and by night the entire atmosphere transforms into an elegant and chic restaurant. The chefs use the best local ingredients combined with air-flown twice products from different corners of the world to concoct their daily culinary magic.

Location: Cote d'Or, Anse Volbert

Highlight of the place: Seafood, deserts, epicurean dishes, snacks.
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Chez Jules Restaurant

This is a beachfront-roadside shack that serves the finest meals on the island. The restaurant offers a breathtaking sea view to its clients while they savor their meals.

It is known for its fresh fruit juices like mango, papaya, pineapple, passionfruit, lime, starfruit, soursop juices, and banana smoothies. The tuna steak and octopus curry with coconut sauce are particularly divine here.

Location: Anse Banane

Highlight of the place: Fresh juices, smoothies, octopus curry, coconut sauce.
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Lanbousir Restaurant

Enjoy delicious traditional creole fare and refreshing drinks at Lambosir Restaurant, renowned for its rustic ambiance and classy décor. The walls have patterns that mimic ivory and powder-puff blue flowers and classical music instruments like the guitar as décor accessories.

You can enjoy here seafood, vegetarian dishes, desserts as well as some of the best drinks. In the evenings' special musical performances are also arranged at the restaurant.

Location: Ex Taifu, Au Cap, Mahé, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Seafood, vegetarian dishes, desserts, musical performances.

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Seychelles Natural History Museum

This is Seychelles's famous attractions that take you through a walk of the country's rich history. It is a two-storey museum, and the displays include sections on zoology, geology, botany, and anthropology.

The museum deals with the preservation, exhibition, and acquisition of historical artifacts and showcases objects like the oldest Seychelles map, the Stone of Possession, and Queen Victoria's statuette. It also has various sections on ironing, tobacco making, traditional washing, kitchen objects, and creole furniture.

Location: Victoria, Mahé, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Queen Victoria's statuette, oldest Seychelles map, Stone of Possession.
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Domaine de Val des Prés

Experience traditional Creole culture at Domaine de Val des Près that is Seychelles famous places depicting the activities that might be found in a traditional estate.

It houses a traditional restaurant and twelve artisanal kiosks, built and designed using architectural elements that beautifully blend with the main plantation house. You can see women laying out cinnamon bark, workers husking coconut, and cows mooing here.

Location: Île de Mahé, Au Cap, 1383

Highlight of the place: Artisanal kiosks, traditional restaurant, handcrafted goods.
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Rita's Art Studio And Gallery

This is an art gallery where you will find original artworks made by the artists exclusively to delight the visitors' senses. The owner of this art gallery, Rita, uses visual representations to tell wonderful stories about the island's fauna and flora.

You can find here paintings of the most charismatic seascape and the land of Seychelles along with exotic tropical flowers, underwater scenery, endemic birds and plants, and still life.

Location: Anse Volbert Praslin Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Seascape paintings, digital paintings, still life photographs.
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The Little Ben Clock Tower

The Little Ben Clock Tower is a symbolic hallmark of Seychelles dating back to the colonial era. It was made of cast iron and is also known as "Little Big Bens" because of its similarity to the clock tower in London. This little miniature of Big Ben is perched in the middle of a roundabout.

It has witnessed the gradual evolution of Seychelles from an island protectorate to Republican sovereignty. It was erected in the fond memory of Queen Victoria in 1903.

Location: Independence Avenue, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Cast iron, small size, a replica of Big Ben.
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Mission Lodge

This is one of Seychelles' most vantage points that offers spectacular mountain and sea views looking southward across Mahé.

It was declared a National Monument in 1984 due to its contribution to educating slave children in the seventeenth century. There is a beautiful gazebo where you can take in the splendid views and visit a missionary school's ruins nearby.

Location: Seychelles Heritage Foundation, La Bastille, Mahé

Highlight of the place: Gazebo, school ruin's, picturesque sceneries.
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Le Jardin Du Roi

This is a spice garden located on the Island of Mahe inspired by the original eighteenth-century gardens built by the French to promote the trading of spices in the colonies. The thirty-five-hectare plantation is a nature lover's delight, and many environmentalists and botanists flock here to study the plants.

You can take a guided walk through its well-maintained tracks to learn more about the rich history of this place. There is a small museum perched at the planter's house that offers a detailed glimpse of the agricultural practices, local history, and some artifacts.

Location: Domaine de L'enfoncement Anse Royale, Mahé Island Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Museum, guided walks, spice plantations.
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Nid d'Aigle

This is one of the best places to visit in Seychelles as it possesses everything that one wishes for in an ideal getaway. It is the highest mountain in La Digue and commands breathtaking views of the neighboring islands. The climb, however, is not apt for beginners as you'll come across huge boulders and broken trails.

You can spot creatures up to thirty centimeters long, including the snails, bugs, and giant millipede, on both sides of the path. It is also a terminus that claims to take you from La Fayet through Mont Blanc's slopes.

Location: La Digue, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Snails, bugs, and giant millipede, neighboring islands views
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Anse La Reunion

Whether you wish to soak the sun, take a giant leap in the warm waters, or make sandcastles on the shores, Anse La Reunion can bring all your fantasies into reality. It is one of the best places to visit in Seychelles, lined with beach shacks and restaurants where you can enjoy local cuisines as well as refreshing drinks.

You can also discover the underwater species as you snorkel through the crystal clear waters. It also houses a number of popular accommodations, including Le Surmer Chalets and La Digue Island Lodge.

Location: La Digue Island Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Snorkeling, swimming, restaurants, beach shacks, shops.
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Fond Ferdinand

The Fond Ferdinand Nature Reserve is home to a huge variety of flora and fauna, including more than six thousand Coco de Mer palm trees that exclusively grow in the region. It extends over an area of one hundred and twenty-two hectares and is a densely overgrown jungle.

With wide-open spaces for kids to run around and flat and easy walks for mature people, Fond Ferdinand is one of the best family destinations.

Location: Baie St. Anne

Highlight of the place: Coco de Mer palm trees, endemic animal species, hiking trails.
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Baie Lazare

Baie Lazare is a moon-shaped bay situated in the southwest of the island of Mahé, well known for its beautiful islands and myriad of activities on offer. It has been named after Lazare Picault, a famous explorer; you can enjoy a walk at the bay and spend your time wandering around and introspecting.

The Anse Gaulette st Lazare Picault bayside is a spot to watch the sunset. Those looking for adventure and fun can enjoy swimming, windsurfing, and snorkeling at the beach.

Location: Baie Lazare, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Swimming, windsurfing, snorkeling, Anse Gauletter, sunset.
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Anse La Reunion

Whether you wish to soak the sun, take a giant leap in the warm waters, or make sandcastles on the shores, Anse La Reunion can bring all your fantasies into reality. It is one of the best places to visit in Seychelles, lined with beach shacks and restaurants where you can enjoy local cuisines as well as refreshing drinks.

You can also discover the underwater species as you snorkel through the crystal clear waters. It also houses a number of popular accommodations, including Le Surmer Chalets and La Digue Island Lodge.

Location: La Digue Island Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Snorkeling, swimming, restaurants, beach shacks, shops.
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Seychelles Golf Club

It is a decent nine-hole short golf course with jungles and narrow fairways all around. The golf club has been built out of an old coconut plantation and is open for both permanent and temporary members.

It covers an area of four thousand nine hundred and ninety-two yards and is considered the most challenging golf course in the world as it lacks roll. Surrounded by beautiful hills and valleys, the golf course is also part of a wildlife sanctuary where you can spot many migratory birds.

Location: Anse Aux Pins, Mahé, Seychelles

Highlight of the place: Narrow fairways, jungles, migratory birds.
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  1. Which are the best places to visit in Seychelles for a honeymoon?

    1. Praslin Island: Confess your love for your partner at this exotic island renowned for its picture-perfect sceneries and Coco de Mer palms. You can even enjoy a beachside date with your partner while enjoying lip-smacking delicacies at the cafes and seaside shacks.

    2. Mahe Island:
    This is one of the best places to visit in Seychelles, where you can turn all your honeymoon fantasies into realities. You can spot the refreshing vegetation and colorful birds and enjoy a fulfilling hike with your soulmate.

    3. Eden Island:
    Feel like being transported to an altogether different world as you explore Eden Island, a secluded getaway for lovebirds. It has big shopping malls, lofty mansions, and luxury villas that guarantee unlimited pampering and luxury.

    4. Anse Intendance:
    If you and your partner are a beach bum, you must visit Anse Intendance that is perfect for spending a lazy day appreciating the breathtaking vistas. It is one of the most romantic places to visit in Seychelles, and you can enjoy here sunbathing, surfing, and photography sessions to revive your romance.
  2. Which are the best places to do water sports in Seychelles?

    1. Beau Vallon: The calm seas and wide shoreline of Beau Vallon make it a great place for swimming and enjoying water sports activities, including boating, fishing, snorkeling, and scuba diving.

    2. Anse Georgette: This is Seychelles famous places that draw snorkelers and swimmers alike owing to its crystal-clear water and low currents. You can also enjoy here sunbathing and scuba diving.

    3. Anse Intendance: This is one of the most photogenic beaches that lure beach bums with its sparkling sands, beautiful views, and swaying palms. The lack of a reef makes it one of the best places to visit in Seychelles for scuba diving.

    4. Bird Island: Pump up your adrenaline level as you sign up for some of the most thrilling activities at this island, including kayaking, surfing, sailing, and fishing. You can also snorkel here with remarkable marine life and discover many species of birds.
  3. Which are the must-visit islands in Seychelles?

    1. La Digue: This is the fourth biggest island of the Seychelles that offers a splendid mix of stunning forest and white sand beaches. It has the most famous beach in the world, Anse Source D'Argent.

    2. Mahe: Your trip to Seychelles won't be complete if you don't visit Mahe island that has over sixty beaches and countryside wrapped in jungles and rainforests. It is one of the best places to visit in Seychelles where you can enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, and hiking.

    3. Aldabra Atoll: It is one of the best Seychelles tourist places that has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and comprises twelve islands that make up for one-third of its landmass. It is a true paradise for divers and nature lovers.

    4. Praslin: It is the second-largest island in Seychelles, boasting of the best beaches and world heritage sites.  It is one of the most popular Seychelles tourist places, home to intimate resorts and hotels equipped with all the modern amenities.
  4. What's the best time to visit Seychelles?

    October is considered the best time to visit Seychelles if you like diving and snorkeling, as the underwater visibility during this month is at its best. The ideal temperature is around 27°C during this month, and the flight and accommodation costs run low.
  5. How many days do I need in Seychelles?

    Three days are enough to visit Seychelles.

    - On the first day, you can explore the popular beaches of Mahe, such as Beau Vallon, Petite Anse, and Anse Intendance.
    - On the second day, you can hop on a boat to explore La Digue.
    - Dedicate your third day to enjoy beach hopping in Praslin.
  6. How much does it cost to vacation in Seychelles?

    A one-week trip to Seychelles will cost you around Rs 1,20,000 to Rs 1,35,000 per person. Getting a rental car will cost you around Rs 3520 per day, and a 3-star hotel will cost you around Rs 2500-3000 per day.
  7. Which is better, Mauritius or Seychelles?

    Mauritius attracts four times the amount of visitors who come to Seychelles. You can enjoy high-quality seafood in both destinations, but Mauritius displays a more Asian element, and Seychelles displays a European element in cooking. Seychelles is known for its isolated beaches that offer much more privacy than Mauritius, making it a better option for solo-travelers.