10 Best Beaches of Seychelles

Published: 03rd July 2008
Views: N/A

Seychellesis a group of about 115 islands, located northeast of Madagascar. There are five main islands; Mahé, Praslin, La Digue, Frégate, and North Island. Much of Seychelles is protected sanctuaries devoted to preserving and amazing array of flora and fauna. The giant Alabra Tortoises are fascinating and should not be missed when visiting the islands, Birds huge bird colonies can be found on certain islands



Whilst tourism is the main industry, the Seychelles are a relatively unknown holiday hideaway. If you are looking for a snappy nightlife you might be a little disappointing. One of the charms of the Seychelles is that they are not commercial and overdeveloped. The group of islands offer the perfect Honeymoon getaway.



Beau Vallon



This beach is located on the island of Mahé on the northern side, and is one of the more popular beaches on Mahé. This long and sandy beach has magnificent views of North Island and Silhouette. There are various diving and water sport centers as well a Teddy's Glass Bottom Boat Tours.



Anse Royale



This beach is the longest on Mahé and it provides beaches protected from choppy seas, providing a safe and comfortable swimming haven. This makes for very favorable conditions for swimming and beach fun from May to October.



Intendance Beach



This is a very wide beach, which provides huge swells that are favored by surfers. Multi-directional currents make it a little challenging at times to swim and the Banyan Tree Resort will notify swimmers of dangerous conditions with flags. Anse Intendance is one of the spots that turtles still nest.



Anse Cimitiere



Cimitiere is a very hidden beach and is quite hidden. Monsoon season is from May to October and is a time of large waves and dangerous surf. There are a few natural swimming pools created by protecting rocks on the beach. If you are looking for a nice change there is the inland forest that can be explored by horses from the Riding Centre Utegangar.



Port Launay



This is one of the most beautiful beaches on Mahé and is located on the west side of the island. This beach will have the largest population of beach goers on weekends. Swimming is great here and the beach is very well maintained.



Anse Georgette



Rated as one of the top 10 most beautiful beaches in the world, Anse Georgette is located on the island of Praslin. Only accessible by boat the beach offers the luxury of the Lemuria Resort. This is a favorite of Honeymooners because of the intimacy of the private beach.



Anse Bois de Rose



This beach is known for its fishing and there is a great spot for swimming located next to the hotel Coco de Mer.



Anse Source D'Argent One of the most popular beaches in the Seychelles. Huge granite boulders separate it from Anse Lazio and make this a hotspot for filming and photography. The beach is a favorite for magazines as well as some well known television holiday programs.



Anse Bamboos



Located on the island of Frégate, Anse Bamboos has the main hotel on the island. It boasts of has some currents but they are not too dangerous to swimmers and there is a lifeguard stationed here for your safety. Sun chairs with large shade umbrellas line the beach for your comfort.



Anse d'Est



Anse d'Est is located on the east side of North Island and this is where large coral beds are located just off the beach. The North Island Lodge has a pool, restaurant, library and a diving center.





------



Search for the best deals and offers on Seycheles holidays. Great prices at directline-holidays.co.uk

Report this article Ask About This Article


Loading...
More to Explore
 


You might like