A stunningly beautiful archipelago, the Seychelles are scattered in the Indian Ocean off the cost of East Africa. With waters rich in wildlife, an interior of lush jungle and powder-soft beaches bordered by striking granite boulders, these scenic islands do not disappoint. Fill your days snorkelling the reef, sampling delicious seafood, exploring the natural beauty and, don’t forget to seek out the giant tortoise and sooty terns that a holidays to the Seychelles are famous for.
The main, and largest island of Mahe is home to the capital, Victoria and is a great gateway for hopping to some of the smaller, more enchanting islands, all of which are easily accessible by boat or air.
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Must Do In The Seychelles
Visit Other Islands
The Seychelles is made up of a variety of Islands with many being national parks. A must is a visit to the main island of Mahé where you can experience the diverse locale of the Seychelles’ with a trip to the capital Victoria, including a traditional Creole lunch and end up with a visit to a local market.
Two of Seychelles’ most beautiful islands, Praslin and La Digue are also a must. La Digue is a tranquil islais steeped in history and Anse Source d’Argent beach is one of the most famous beaches in the world. The island of Praslin is home to the legendary Coco de Mer (sea coconut) and the rare species of black parrot.
Smaller islands such as Moyenne is a short boat ride or by kayak from JA Enchanted Island Resort is ideal for a picnic lunch.
Fishing in the Seychelles is one of the most exciting sports, a 36ft state-of-the art boat will take you in search of big game fish such as Marlin, Tuna and Sailfish. At the JA Enchanted Island Resort your catch can then be prepared in the restaurant or on your private BBQ.
You travel all the way to one of the most beautiful places in the world, so the one must do is to "Relax". The Serena Spa is a blissful hilltop sanctuary high above the hotel. At the Spa, restoring inner peace is an important part of your journey and this indulgent 400-metre Seychelles spa embraces wellness using age-old healing rituals. Couples are welcome in the Adam & Eve Pavilion, arguably the best spa suite in the Seychelles. The double suite features a private outdoor bathtub, shower, steam room and stunning ocean view terrace.
Weather in The Seychelles
The Seychelles weather temperature ranges from the mid to high 20's year round. The best times to visit are February to April with average temperatures of 28°C. The coolest months are June to August at 26°C with most rainfall falling in January.