Seychelles

About Seychelles

A unique cluster of unspoilt tropical islands

Once named “The Original Garden of Eden” this collection of idyllic islands scattered through the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean certainly lives up to its reputation. The epitomy of luxury with deluxe resorts, powdery white sands, spectacular coral reef and some of the rarest species of flora and fauna on earth. Rare plantlife thrives on this Indian Ocean archipelago: a paradise for birds and naturalists alike whilst deep sea fisherman and divers have found nowhere better on earth! A true Robinson Crusoe Experience...

Travel Information

Time Difference | GMT +4 Hours

Currency: Seychelles Rupee

Climate Information

The Seychelles are a group of islands in the Indian Ocean and they offer an all year round destination due to the excellent climate. Temperatures rarely fall below 24 degrees Celsius or climb above 32 degrees. They do experience rain between December and February. The hottest months are December to April and it is also very humid through these months due to the rainfall. May to October are the driest and coolest months.

Leisure & Activities

Diving and Snorkelling
The Seychelles are a perfect destination to experience the undersea world of marine life. There are plenty of opportunities to learn how to dive at PADI registered dive centres as well as safe areas for snorkelling.

Beaches
Magnificent beaches await visitors to these stunning islands. Some of the best include Anse a la Mouche which is situated on the south western coast of Mahe, and with its shallow clear waters, it is very safe for children. Other beautiful beaches can be found on other islands such as Praslin Island and Silhouette Island.

Cousin Island Special Reserve
With the highest density of lizards per hectare in the world, Cousin Island Reserve is a very popular destination for tourists. It’s also visited by over 300,000 nesting seabirds each year and is one of the best protected sites for nesting Hawksbill turtles.

Hotels in Seychelles