Your tailor-made family holiday to Seychelles

Enjoy a range of unique experiences on Alphonse, many complimentary Tortoise conservation - one of many ecology projects on Alphonse Stunning snorkelling for all the family

A unique Seychelles island-hopping holiday combining 7 days on the enchanting tropical island of Alphonse with a few days on the main island of Mahe. Head to the unspoilt natural paradise of Alphonse to take part in a whole series of memorable experiences. Follow this with 5 days at the luxurious Four Seasons Mahe for a more relaxing few days before you have to head back to your 'everyday' life. This is a family holiday that will keep everyone talking for years!

After a 1-hour light aircraft flight from Mahe, you arrive at the pristine island paradise of Alphonse for an altogether different holiday experience, one where you'll feel close to nature, especially the abundant marine life. Your stay here is within a sumptuously-appointed Beach Villa with private pool - just a few steps from the ocean, but secluded by tropical vegetation for a degree of privacy. Stays on the island are based on Full Board, but should you be out for the day on an excursion, picnic lunches (or similar) are provided.

A holiday on Alphonse, whatever your age, is all about being close to the unique nature and environment. Managed by Blue Safaris Seychelles, there's a huge choice of thrilling experiences, many suitable for children, including diving courses. A number of activities are included on a complimentary basis for all guests and these include: guided cycle tours; nature walks with the Island Conservation team to learn about the unique environment including the chance to see turtles and giant tortoises; guided snorkelling & kayak excursions; plus the amazing (and unique) Flats Lunch - a dining experience like no other on the sand flats of the lagoon. Read our Blue Safari Blog for more details about the conservation projects and how you can help.

Blue Safari Seychelles offers a host of other fascinating and enthralling activities, allowing guests to choose their individual preferences for a perfectly tailored holiday. These can be purchased in advance through your Mahlatini representative and offer unique opportunities to engage with nature, particularly the marine life with opportunities to swim with turtles, manta rays and even sailfish, amongst many. As part of this itinerary, we've included four such experiences: a guided snorkelling excursion in the Alphonse lagoon; an exclusive beach picnic for the whole family; a coral ID snorkelling excursion; and a sundowner cruise. For the more active, thrilling experiences include various fishing and diving adventures - after all, Alphonse offers some of the finest waters in the world for these activities.

After heading back to Mahe, Four Seasons Seychelles is just a 40 minute transfer by road. Enjoy a private pool villa with panoramic ocean views and a wide choice of facilities at one of Seychelles' premier hotels. The main pool is a real hub of the resort and adjacent to the excellent activity centre set beside the idyllic horseshoe-shaped bay, while the children's club provides a daily programme of organised activities to keep younger ones entertained.

The itinerary shown is based on August and intended purely as a guide. Talk to one of the Mahlatini experts and let us create your unique Seychelles Ocean Safari family holiday to Alphonse including your preferred experiences & activities.

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Day 1

Catch your overnight flight from Philadelphia International Airport to Mahe

Day 2

1 night at Eden Bleu Hotel | Mahe

Upon arrival at Mahe Airport you will be met by a member of the Mahlatini team for your private road transfer to your hotel.

Room Type: Luxury Marine View Suite Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast

Day 3 - 9

7 nights at Alphonse Island Lodge | Alphonse Island

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to Mahe Airport where you will connect with your light aircraft flight to Alphonse Island.

Room Type: Beach Villa Meal Basis: FB Full Board

Day 10 - 14

5 nights at The Four Seasons Seychelles | Mahe

Today you will take your light aircraft flight to Mahe Airport. From here you will have a private road transfer to your resort.

Room Type: Ocean View Villa Meal Basis: HB Half Board

Day 15

Today you will be met by your driver for your private road transfer to Mahe Airport where you will connect with your international flight home.



  • International flights from Philadelphia International Airport
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • All complimentary activities offered by the hotels
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • The following 'chargeable' experiences at Alphonse: sundowner cruise; beach picnic; coral ID snorkelling; Lagoon guided snorkelling
  • Private guides where indicated
  • Compulsory conservation fees


  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Diving and fishing excursions/lessons
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Beverages


  • Outward Flight:
  • Overnight from Philadelphia International Airport to Mahe
  • Return Flight:
  • Overnight from Mahe to Philadelphia International Airport

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