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Top 10 Places to See in Seychelles
Sooner or later everyone gets tired of all the mundane stuff of life and are just fed up. This is when the amazing luscious idea of a vacation pops in one’s head, and accompanied within this idea is the image of bright white and fine sand lying across the azure color of a lagoon, all found under the heaven of a brightly illuminated blue sky. This heaven in your imagination actually manifests itself physically in the form of Seychelles, arguably the most beautiful set of islands which ever came into existence.
Seychelles, an extremely popular tourist destination is sprinkled with a plethora of breathtakingly magnificent areas which are sure to astound you with their sheer beauty. However, we have narrowed down a list to help you plan your holidays and experience the best which this otherworldly archipelago has to offer its visitors.
- Fregate Island
Owing its name to the native birds which inhabit the area, this densely forested island has the beach of Anse Victorin, which has been voted as the world’s most beautiful beach. Perfect for a multitude of fun, exciting and relaxing water sports activities, this small piece of land is sure to bring immense joy in your holidays.
That is not all that Fregate Island has to offer. Being a private island, visitors also have WIFI at their disposal and are assured their privacy. This island is a must see for those simply wanting to relax and observe the beauty of nature.
2. Anse Lazio
Found on the pristine Praslin Island, this white sandy beach is not like any other. Anse Lazio is constantly being bombarded by accolades attesting to its extreme and serene beauty.
The calm turquoise waters, the little waves slapping against the brown rocks, fair smooth sand and the large number of Takamaka trees, all contribute in the astounding piece of paradise found on earth.
Perfect for calm water sports like snorkelling, or just for seeping the view, Anse Lazio should certainly be on the list of places to visit during a vacation in the Seychelles.
3. Anse Source d’Argent
Carefully crafted by nature for those who are especially picky about their privacy, Anse Source d’Argent is a rather unique beach found on the famous La Digue island of Seychelles. Consisting of huge boulders which separate the whole beach into different segments, Anse Source d’Argent is perfect for those wanting to enjoy the sandy beaches and blue waters alone or with selected company only.
Anse Source d’Argent is the place to be for those wanting to simply relax and frolic about the
waters of a calm lagoon in a serene and quiet atmosphere, so be sure not to miss this place
during your vacation.
4. Anse Georgette
Similar to Anse Lazio, Anse Georgette is one of the beautiful beaches which grace the Praslin island. Blessed with smoothly grained sands and extremely clear turquoise waters undisturbed by the presence of rocks or corals, Anse Georgette holds a special place on the list of beaches owing to its relative lack of visitors. Situated on the grounds of a private resort, special permission needs to be acquired in order to access the beach.
The peace and tranquillity one experiences as he relaxes on the sand are not the only activities that Anse Georgette offers. Relaxing sport activities such as snorkelling are also available to allow you to observe all the beautiful creatures which inhabit these blue waters.
5. Valée de Mai National Park
This national park is actually an extremely old forest which is protected under UNESCO because it houses a multitude of plants and animals, endemic to Seychelles. Take a stroll along the marked paths of the national park and feast your eyes on the abundance of fauna and flora such as the Seychelles bulbul, vanilla orchids, huge coco de mer fruit palms and the national bird of Seychelles, the black parrot.
6. Morne Seychellois National Park
This national park covering approximately a fifth of the total land area of the island Mahe is named for 905m tall mountain, Morne Seychellois, which erects as the highest peak on the lands of the park.
Tourists can take up the challenge of mounting the peak and encounter a variety of wildlife of Seychelle during their hike.
7. Seychelles National History Museum
For all the history lovers out there, the Seychelles National History Museum, located on Mahe Island, offers a deep look into the history of the archipelago, exhibiting items which range from the fauna and flora to the geology.
The museum additionally spreads awareness about all the environmental problems occurring and on how these may play a massive role in the downfall and damage of the island.
This is one of the most important attractions for those wanting a candid look into the life and origin of Seychelles.
8. Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market
Located in Victoria on Mahe island, this market place is bustling with locals selling out a range of products ranging from fruits and vegetables to clothes and souvenirs. The vibrant colours, the sound of bargain, the sight of the plethora of spices and fish on sale, makes for Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market a rather unique experience and a peep into the real life of the locals.
Established in 1840, the market place is found on the lists of to visit of nearly every tourist at Seychelles and there should be no reason for you forego such an amazing experience.
9. Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Immaculate Conception
Erected in the year 1851 by Father Leon of Avanchers, this looming majestic cathedral, dedicated to the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception, is home to magnificent carvings and tapestries. The cathedral also houses the tomb of the first Seychellois Bishop, Felix Paul.
An extremely popular stop on the schedules of many tourists, this beautiful cathedral is one of the most beautiful man-made attractions in Seychelles.
10. Mission Lodge Lookout
Arguably the most beautiful and beloved view point in the Archipelago, Mission Lodge Lookout provides you with the most eye watering beautiful view. Many people take up the challenge of hiking up to the view point and are welcomed not only by a feast for their eyes but also by the numerous encounters of majestic colourful birds and beautiful vegetation.
Now that you are geared with all the information you need to make your holidays to Seychelles the most amazing and worthwhile experience in your life, contact Domaine de la Reserve to help make your stay and visit in Seychelles a most calm and simple one.
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Honeymoon In Seychelles
A small group of islands, Seychelles has quickly become an extremely popular holiday destination in the whole world, every year attracting millions of tourists all wanting to experience this heaven on earth. Unsurprisingly, the sheer beauty and magnificence possessed by Seychelles, has resulted in it turning into the best honeymoon destination to have ever graced the earth, and a dream for any newly wed couples.
The islands are bustling with at least a hundred different activities specially designed for passing the best of times with your other half, and since it is really not practical to visit a hundred different places during your stay, we have compiled for you a list of the most romantic and honeymoon worthy places and things to do in Seychelles. So hold the hands of your loved one and start your married life in the best way possible.
- Frolicking on the beach
It is kind of impossible to talk about the Seychelles without mentioning the majestic beaches lying on its coasts. The bright white sandy beaches and the picture perfect azure blue waters is a delight a few rare places on the earth are honoured to possess..
Bask in the sunlight with your partner by your side, enjoy a pleasant and cooling bath in the clear waters or just stroll hand in hand along the beach as you watch the amazing view of the sun rising or setting before your eyes, the seasides of any of the islands of the archipelago are some of the most romantic places around the globe.
- Island Hopping
This is a not very known term but if ever you do know it, you might also be thinking about how expensive it is going to be. But fear not, island hopping, defined as moving from one island to another rather rapidly, is an extremely popular activity offered in Seychelles but which is also extremely budget friendly.
Regular public ferries offer the transportation between the islands, which in addition to being affordable, is also an extremely big convenience for you, since it only broadens the amount of exploring and activities you can do. For honeymoons, the island of Praslin and La Digue are a must visit and should be missed under any circumstances.
- Meeting the locals
Although privacy is an extremely important aspect during a couples honeymoon, meeting new people and making new acquaintances is also a very fun activity, which is even more fun with the company of the one you love.
The best places to get an intimate look into how life really is in Seychelles is to visit places such as the bustling streets and markets on Mahe Island or the L’Union Estate on La Digue island. The places are sure to be full of smiling locals just waiting to heartily welcome you and dive into deep conversations as you feast together on some of the most delicious local snacks.
Biking is an extremely popular activity which is available all throughout the islands. You simply need to rent a bike, and well that’s all to it. Pedal along with your significant other on the beautiful scenic roads of Seychelles and explore everything at your own leisurely pace.
Take a bike along the beach, discover the various caves sprinkled over different locations or stop for a rest and a delicious meal where and when you feel like it. This is the best and most private way for a couple to get out on the discovery of their honeymoon destination
Although more commonly known for its low lying land and calm serene beaches, Seychelles also does possess some of the most splendid hikes you will ever take.
Whip on you hiking shoes, get your hands on a couple of water bottles and wear light clothing as you bare through the heat and steep slopes and climb to some of the highest points on the island. Once at the top, catch your breath and rehydrate as you feast your eyes upon the most majestically beautiful panoramic view of your life. The Copolia trail on Mahe Island is a highly recommended one, providing an amazing view of the blue turquoise lagoons and sandy beaches. Vallee de Mai is another extremely popular trail, offering yet another amazing scenery.
- Water Sports
Any one’s Honeymoon is incomplete without any water sports. Be it whether you are searching for a relaxing few minutes with your love frolicking in the water as you observe the richly diverse fauna and flora or whether you are searching for an adrenaline rush through your brain with your new spouse by your side, Seychelles satisfies everyone.
Various beaches on the islands are famous for snorkelling and watching colourful schools of fish dancing around in their habitat, or go deeper into the sea while diving.
- Dine on the beach
How can you call your stay in Seychelles a honeymoon if you never even try to do this? Hold your hands of your loved one as you walk towards your table covered in white with the only source of light the candles shining and the moon in the sky. Your bare feet rest in the smooth sand as you dine on some of the most succulent and luxurious meals ever. This whole scenario is exactly like a romance movie.
Now that you possess all the essential information required for making your honeymoon in Mauritius the best and most interesting one anyone has ever seen or heard of, contact Le Domaine de La Réserve, your romantic hotel in Seychelles. Le Domaine de La Reserve is a beautiful hotel located at the Anse Petite Cour on the island of Praslin and is just 20 minutes from the airport. Internationally recognised for the amazing service and rooms, Le Domaine de La Reserve never fails to satisfy anyone and is the perfect place for your honeymoon.
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