Thursday, 8 November 2018

Live the Seychelles Experience

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Seychelles

Stunning tropical beaches, lush hills, a laid-back tempo, warm weather and palm trees everywhere you go. If you’re dreaming of a tropical paradise that appears in countless adverts and glossy travel brochures, then you should definitely put Seychelles on your travel list and here are 10 reasons why.

The most beautiful beaches in the world

If you are dreaming of beautiful tropical beaches and clear blue ocean water beneath your feet then Seychelles is the place to be. It is where you can find some of the best beaches in the world and enjoy the peace and quiet that you deserve. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or for a vacation that the whole family can enjoy, the Seychelles has something for everyone.

The seclusion that only Seychelles can offer

Many destinations around the world offer stunning beaches...but very few offer complete seclusion on those beaches. This is why Seychelles is so unique. On almost every corner of the many islands, there are secluded beaches just waiting for someone to come and spend the day. If you are looking at getting away from the city rush and to see no crowds – these beaches are awaiting.

Breath-taking hikes

Seychelles is home to tropical forests and curving green mountains, so here’s no better way to explore the Islands than by taking a hike to truly enjoy the nature. For those that are keen to explore the islands, bring along your hiking shoes and discover the various peaks and trails on offer. There are numerous picturesque hiking trails with unbeatable views of the islands and who knows, you can possibly end up in a secluded bay at the end of your trail to enjoy some well deserved relaxation.

Amazing weather all year round 

When is the right time to visit Seychelles? Anytime! With year-round warm and balmy weather, Seychelles is the perfect destination no matter when you plan to travel. The warm water of the Indian Ocean is perfect for swimming and any water activity imaginable. Here you can just sit back, relax and forget your worries about bad weather ruining your holidays.

Island hopping at its best

With so many islands in an archipelago – why limit yourself to just one island. With only short ferry rides and various transfer options, you can experience the diversity of different islands to make the best of your Seychelles experience. Just check out our excursions and enjoy unforgettable tours to Seychelles’ most beautiful islands.

Rich wildlife

In Seychelles you find yourself surrounded by lush vegetation and these verdant landscapes are also home to some unique flora and fauna. It has the largest population of the Aldabra giant tortoises that are roaming free on the islands and it is home to Coco de Mer palm which produces the heaviest and most unique looking coconuts in the world. Giant Tortoises, the Black Parrot, the Paradise Flycatcher, some of the rarest species in the world, all call Seychelles their home and they are here waiting for you to come and say hello.

Authentic Creole food 

With such diversity from the different cultures in this island paradise; the Creole cuisine is an explosion of African, Chinese, English, French and Indian flavours with rich Creole influences ready to be tasted. The main local dishes are fresh grilled Snapper, Coconut Curries, Papaya Chutney, and not to mention the infamous Octopus Curry!

Great diving sites 

If you love diving you’ll be happy to know that Seychelles is a paradise for scuba divers and snorkelers. We believe that it’s an underrated-diving destination, so take advantage of that and enjoy the peaceful marine life. Among the numerous islands are six different marine national parks that house completely intact and gigantic coral reefs which are always swarming with sea life. 

The cultural heritage

With such a unique mix of ethnicities that are collectively united as the Seychellois, this destination is an exceptional mix of African, European, and even Asian influences. Local art, music, and architecture are different from what you will find anywhere else in the world. 

The Abundance of Activities

With so much on offer, a holiday to the Seychelles can be a combination of relaxation and adventure. While relaxing and enjoying the beautiful beaches is fantastic, one always has the option to go hiking, trial some world-class fishing, zip lining, sailing, island hopping or parasailing. Those who enjoy a view from above, can even book a scenic tour by helicopter around the islands of their choice.

Seychelles is a leading destination for the variety of islands to choose from, the secluded beaches, the cultural heritage and cuisine, and a plethora of choice between various activities, all combined with tropical weather all-year round. Come to the Seychelles and see it for yourself!

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