Intendance Bay, the stunning beach at the Banyan Tree in Seychelles
Seychelles is the barefoot luxury of your dreams, only better. With exclusive resorts and private islands, a Seychelles holiday offers a whole new level of privacy. Discover unique nature and enjoy thrilling marine experiences or indulge in a range of spa & wellness treatments - a holiday in Seychelles can be as relaxing or exhilarating as you want it to be.
The 115 granite and coral islands that form the Seychelles archipelago are known worldwide as being amongst the most beautiful in the world. With breathtaking lush tropical vegetation, pristine white beaches and deep turquoise lagoons, photographs simply can't do the islands justice.
The Seychelles is made up of two 'types' of islands - the inner group, 41 of them, are granitic and mountainous. This is where the majority of the population, and tourism, is centred including the three main islands of Mahé, Praslin and La Digue. Surrounding these granite islands are several groups of smaller coral islands, 74 of them, which are home to some of the world's most spectacular reefs.
While the white sand beaches of Seychelles and its consistently warm, sunny tropical climate are the main draw cards, nature lovers will not be disappointed. Seychelles is renowned as a sanctuary for numerous rare species of fauna and flora. You can explore marine parks, three fascinating nature reserves as well as the Vallee de Mai national park on Praslin, a UNESCO World heritage site where the world's largest seed - the Coco de Mer double-lobed nut - grows. Expect to see rare land and sea birds, endemic flora and numerous insects and amphibians - Seychelles has the smallest frog and the largest land tortoise in the world.
Dive or snorkel to explore the bountiful coral reefs which are teeming with fish, sea turtles, whale sharks and manta rays. Or, take a helicopter flight to see the stunning Seychelles archipelago unfold beneath you.
Accommodation in Seychelles is amongst the best in the world offering deluxe resorts and hotels, mostly located on the main island of Mahe and the second island of Praslin, as well as eco-retreats on far-flung, private islands. Our recent Blog post provides an expert guide to choosing which Seychelles islands to visit.
When you are not lounging on one of the idyllic Seychelles beaches, the choice of hotel activities will keep you entertained - from water sports including kayaking, sailing and paddle boards, to more tranquil pursuits such as yoga, meditation and soothing spa treatments. However, to make the most of your holiday, be sure to explore the natural beauty of the islands; there are a host of unique Seychelles Experiences and excursions to enjoy.
Take it from us your taste buds are also in for a treat! Experience the fusion of Indian, European and Creole with spicy dishes and fresh seafood. Seychellois chefs are some of the most talented in the world, so expect only the best.
With swaying coconut trees, the sweet scent of frangipani and the dramatic violet and orange sunsets, holidays to the Seychelles offer pure paradise. They are one of the most romantic spots on the planet to pop the question or enjoy a Seychelles honeymoon after tying the knot. You can even have your Seychelles wedding on one island and then honeymoon on another! The Seychelles also makes the perfect choice for celebrating a special occasion or anniversary.
With wonderful beaches, amazing nature and brilliant hotel facilities, Seychelles is a haven for families too. Several resorts offer kids clubs that offer a daily programme of activities closely focussed on nature and the surrounding environment.
For something very different, immerse yourself in nature while choosing a range of exhilarating experiences with expert guides on a Seychelles ocean safari which includes the island of Alphonse. From some of the best diving and fishing on planet earth, to snorkelling with manta rays and sailfish as well as a dining experience like no other on the sand flats!
An added bonus of the Seychelles is its proximity to the African continent allowing our expert consultants to combine the adventure of a safari with the relaxation of an island retreat. Alternatively, you may wish to combine your holiday in Seychelles with a Dubai or Abu Dhabi stopover. Read more about our favourite twin centre holidays.
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Honeymoon to Kenya & Seychelles
Our Honeymoon was SO well organized. We did not have to worry about a single thing the entire time. We absolutely loved the mix of doing a safari combined with a beach trip as we felt we got the best of both worlds - adventure and relaxation.
Honeymoon to Seychelles
It was an amazing experience for us. The travel arrangements and the hotel bookings that Caroline had made were fantastic and took away all our concerns. It was nice to just be able to relax while we were away on our honeymoon. Also all the recommendations from Caroline were right on point. I especially loved the fact that Masons travel were onsite daily to guide us around the islands and…
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