Even by Seychelles standards, Alphonse Island is an absolute gem - a pristine ocean paradise with abundant marine life as well as diverse nature on land from giant tortoises to numerous bird species. Managed by Blue Safaris Seychelles , the island blends sustainable tourism with a diverse range of thrilling experiences, all involving nature. Whether you plan to indulge in your choice of unique activities or simply escape and relax on this pristine tropical paradise, you'll be rewarded with holiday memories that will last long into the future.
After a 1-night stop-over on the main island of Mahe, you'll take the light aircraft flight to Alphonse. Enjoy typical Seychelles-style accommodation with a host of amenities including complimentary bicycles, stand-up paddle boards, kayaks as well as a fabulous main pool and free public Wi-fi. The Azure Spa offers excellent treatments and there's yoga classes too.
For most, however, the very reason for visiting Alphonse is to immerse themselves in the stunning nature and abundant marine life. Many unique activities are included as part of a stay, the majority with resident expert guides. Highlights include: a guided cycle tour across the island; a walk with the Island Conservation Society including the chance to assist with turtle patrols, giant tortoise feeding and bird monitoring; guided snorkelling trips to three different locations to see the enchanting marine life; reef flats expedition across the crystal clear lagoon with a marine biologist spotting juvenile turtles and eagle rays; guided kayak tours; and a real highlight, the amazing Flats Lunch - a dining atmosphere like no other! Read our Blue Safari Blog for more details about the various conservation projects that you can assist with.
For the more dedicated enthusiast, there's also an extensive choice of exhilarating Alphonse experiences that capture truly special moments in this unique Indian ocean paradise. These are all chargeable, but can be booked in advance through Mahlatini. Alphonse is famed by anglers from around the world for both its fly and blue water fishing and there's a large number of excursions available; as part of this itinerary we've included a half-day fly fishing with guide. The waters here offer some of the best diving in Seychelles and there's a choice of diving packages available to suite all abilities as well as a range of diving courses.
Also included as part of this itinerary is a: St Francois island outer reef guided snorkelling excursion; a Manta ray signature snorkelling experience; and an exclusive Alphonse beach picnic. Read more about the experiences available on Alphonse or contact one of our Mahlatini experts. A selection of exclusive cocktail and dining experiences can also be arranged including secluded beach picnics on a neighbouring island as well as a private chef dinner experience.
The price shown is for September 2020 and intended as a guide. It includes the cost of the experiences shown above, but these can be substituted for activities of your choice. Your unique Seychelles holiday experience with nature can be enhanced with longer stays, both on Alphonse or in combination with the islands of Astove and Cosmoledo (November to April only). We can also extend your stay on the main island of Mahe at one of our luxury Seychelles Hotels.
Whatever your budget, our travel experts will work with you and give expert advice to make the very most of your available time and funds. They will guide you on the best time of year to travel, select the best value destinations and secure the little ‘add-ons’ that will make your tailor-made trip that extra bit special.
We are confident that we will offer highly competitive rates direct from our supplier network but we are always happy to compare with other quotes to ensure you secure the best value.
Catch your overnight flight from Philadelphia International Airport to Mahe
Upon arrival at Mahe Airport you will be met by a member of the Mahlatini team for your private car transfer to your hotel.
Today you will be met by your driver who will transfer you by car to Mahe Airport for your light aircraft flight to Alphonse Island.
Today you will take your light aircraft flight to Mahe Airport where you will connect with your international flight home.