Seychelles, an archipelago in the African continent is known for a plethora of things to do and places to visit. It is especially amazing for a couple on their honeymoon as it is the perfect getaway for some quality time together after the hustle-bustle of a wedding as well as adventure activities. It is the perfect combination of both relaxations as well as vacation. It contains everything from lofty mountains to sparkling clean blue ocean water. Being said that, here are the top 10 places to visit in Seychelles:
The main island in the Seychelles is called Mahe, and it’s full of fun activities for tourists to enjoy. It is also central when it comes to transportation to some of Seychelles’ most picturesque and worth a visit locations. The major area for residence as well as all the fun-filled activities happens on or near the Beau Vallon Beach on Mahe. Activities ranging from a range of watersports to parasailing which by the way offers one of the best views of this paradise. Constance Ephelia Resort is another location where you can find amazing zip lines to fulfill your natural hunger. For all of you who are not visiting Seychelles on a budget, the trip can enjoy the view of this amazingly beautiful and picturesque island from a helicopter that goes by the name Zil Air.
9. Curieuse Island
A beautiful quiet spot, this island has a huge population of beautiful giant tortoises who also reside here. In Curieuse Island, it is possible to make the tortoises your friend, all you have to do is feed them with their favorite plants with huge leaves which grow all around the beach. Also, this is the only island in the Seychelles where you will be able to spot these tortoises roam freely. If you are a nature-loving tourist, then the hiking route around the island is a must-visit for you, as it displays an amazing array of nature. If you are coming to this island with a private tour, and if you are lucky enough, they might even cook a lovely barbeque meal for you to enjoy.
8. La Digue
This island is by far the most picturesque island in the Seychelles. It is the perfect spot to kick back and relax. The commutation on this island is completely done on bicycles, making it a very eco-friendly and clean spot.
7. Anse Source D’argent
Located on the La Digue island, the Anse Source D’argent beach gets a special mention due to its unique features. The entire beach line is adorned by two very prominent features, the clean blue water with white sands and the rock formations that line the entirety of this beach. It is one of the photographic beaches in the world and is perfect for all of you who would love some good clicks for your Instagram feeds. The waterline also is very receded which means you can walk for a considerable distance in the ocean before it starts getting deep.
6. Praslin Island- Vallee De Mae
Also tagged as a World Unesco site, as it houses the Coco De Mae, this plant grows the largest seed on earth. The plants here are huge, which makes it feel like the set for Jurassic Park. It also has beautiful hiking tracks with durations worth 3, 5, 7 hours based on your comfort.
5. Moyan Island
Head from Mahe in a catamaran to Moyan island. It is an excellent idea for a day trip where you can explore the Marine National Park. Relax in the catamaran or dive in the ocean to feel and experience the beautiful marine life. It is all up to your mood. You can also go for a walk across Moyan, not too big in terms of land but is a huge reservoir for natural species. If all of this was not enough, this place sports a unique sandbar right in the middle of the ocean, which makes you feel right out of the movie Moana.
4. Petit Amour
If luxury is something on your mind, then you should check out the Petit Amour, a luxurious and beautiful villa. This villa has it all. Right from gorgeous views of the blue ocean to an infinity pool. It can be rented for as much as 255USD/day.
3. Coppola Trail
Located on the main island of Mahe, the Copolia Trail is another major tourist attraction that attracts a lot of tourists from all over the world. The entire trail sports granite hilltops with a gorgeous bird’s eye kind of view of the entire island and the surroundings. It is one of the free tourist attractions in Seychelles. Walking on this trail is one of the major things to see in Seychelles. The timing of this trail is 7 am to 9 pm.
2. Domaine De Val Des Pres
This village is full of craft and art and beauty. The five major things to see in this village, Grann Kaz 1870 built plantation house, Kaz Zanana is a creole style home exhibiting a verandah, cafe and an exhibition of an artist George Camille, Maison De Coco is a house made out of coconut remains and La Kaz Rosa is a typical style 20th century working-class house.
1. Mission Lodge Lookout
One of the most famous viewpoints in Seychelles, Mission Lodge Lookout offers spectacular views of the ocean and the mountains. Hiking to this viewpoint, tourists can spot colorful birds, vegetation and gorgeous views of the surroundings. This is located in Sans Soucis road, Victoria, Mahi Island, Seychelles. This is best for sightseeing and photography.