Seychelles Travel Guide

  • They are big....and noisy.
    They are big....and noisy.
    by DaveSamaroo
  • Dancing with the Sexy Coco de Mer!
    Dancing with the Sexy Coco de Mer!
    by DaveSamaroo
  • Perfect Anse Lazio Beach, Praslin
    Perfect Anse Lazio Beach, Praslin
    by DaveSamaroo

Seychelles Highlights

  • Pro
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    Saagar says…

     Fantastic nature and climate, excellent food, the Seychellois enjoy a good life quality. 

  • Con
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    shellseeker says…

     unbelievably expensive and rather boring (after a while) 

  • In a nutshell
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    Chiliweenie says…

     Everyone should see the Seychelles once in their life. 

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See all 209 Mahé Tips
  • Swim in the Indian Ocean

    Mahé Things to Do

    Swimming was one of our favorite activities at this resort especially in the ocean. The water here is crystal clear and many shades of blue and green that changes throughout the day. Water temperatures are a little colder than the water in the Caribbean but much warmer than the beaches back home. Depending on the tide and the wind; surf can be very...

  • Banyan Tree Seychelles

    Mahé Hotels

    We stayed at the 2 Bedroom Beach front villa. We were 3 adults (all women) and 2 children. The...

  • Delicious Indian Food

    Mahé Restaurants

    Mahek is the only Indian restaurant on the island of Mahe as well as the only restaurant with air conditioning. The restaurant is located in the Coral Strand Hotel behind their main dining room/buffet. The restaurant is small and cozy with tables scattered throughout. We arrived a little after 7pm and were greeted warmly by the hostess. We were...



See all 73 Praslin Tips
  • dont ever go there its the worst places

    Praslin Restaurants

    all i want everybody who visit that sites see is that seens mr.patrick as the last managment has gone and have new replacement. i would like to pass you a msg. they use to done take-away for sandwich. i use to call and order the sandwich almost every day but it was just a waste of my money which was the was the fries was half cook and the bread...

  • Chateau de Feuilles

    Praslin Hotels

    I recommend this hotel to anyone who wants a very romantic and unique honeymoon. You are treated...

  • Vallee de Mai

    Praslin Things to Do

    It is the only place on the entire world where the famous Coco de Mer palms grow spontaneously! It is well worth a visit, just to see these incredible plams! The are so tall and their leaves are so huge that I felt really like Gulliver in the land of gigants!And the sound thieir leaves make when shaken by the wind!!! Like tin plate crashing one...



See all 6 Curieuse Tips
  • Bird watching

    Curieuse Things to Do

    There are a few bird species on the island, mostly the Seychelles sunbird, bulbul, and fairy terns.There is hopes of establishing the Black Parrot here because it is almost extinct on La Digue.

  • Calm waters

    Curieuse Transportation

    The beaches of Curieuse remain exceptionally beautiful, especially in the south and east where the calm, sheltered waters are obe of the best anchorages in the Seychelles.The Tra-la-la is waiting here for us to come back aboard.

  • Follow the trails

    Curieuse Off The Beaten Path

    Cousine Island covers 61 acres. It is lush with palms, encircled entirely by a coral reef, two well marked trails cut through the undergroth from the long, golden beach of Grand Anse.


La Digue

See all 10 La Digue Tips
  • Ferry

    La Digue Transportation

    The only normally available option getting to La Digue is via a ferry from Praslin. Which means you will have to take the ferry from Mahe to Praslin. Which means you will have to pay the extremely expensive ferry cost for both, inconveniently priced in Euros. In the end, it is worth the hassle and expense, of course, and thankfully, the ships are...

  • La Digue: At Their Pace, Not Yours

    La Digue Favorites

    The people of La Digue have a certain way about them. You have the island life mentality, so expect everything to be at a slower pace, but also go knowing that these people have an immense pride about their way of life, the care with which they are taking care of you, just done their way. Trying to force things to be done as you want them not only...

  • Grande Anse

    La Digue Things to Do

    If Anse Source d'Argent is too tame for you, then hop over to the other side of the island to Grande Anse. Here you will find the same perfect sand, but the waves here are anything but tame. You must be careful though, as with the undertow, its easy to get caught in the washer, tumbling and flailing about while the locals sit and stare at you....



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See all 6 Cousin Tips
  • Bird catcher

    Cousin Warnings and Dangers

    Noddies and tropicbirds are prone to death by entanglement with the fruits of the tree Pisonia grandis, which is sticky. Large numbers of the birds, seeking nesting material, are found dying on the ground completely flightless after being trapped by the fruits.Pisonia fruits twice in a year, for only a short period, but during this time hundreds of...

  • Giant Tortoises

    Cousin Things to Do

    Cousin is a good place to see the Aldabran giant land tortoises roaming free.One is named George and they claim that he is 150 years old.

  • Guided tour

    Cousin Transportation

    The island can be visited on Tues.,Thurs., and Fridays. The quickest and cheapest trips are from the hotels along Grand Anse, Praslin.Boats from here make the journey in about 15 minutes.


Bird Island

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    by JohnnySpangles Written Sep 17, 2002

    Favorite thing: You wouldn't like it. It's not really you. Honest.

    Fondest memory: Stay away. Don't go there. You really don't want to go to the best place on earth.

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