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Top reasons to visit the Seychelles

28th June 2017

There are thousands of reasons to visit the Seychelles. Each of the 115 islands of the archipelago has its own dozens of flairs and mystical draw. Fly to the Seychelles to discover these amazing islands.

 

#1 Its beaches

Seychelles has the top-notch beaches in the world. The beaches are so beautiful that they are described as the most photogenic beaches in the world. Large granitic blocks, sometimes with a tint of rose, often add to their marvel. There are hundreds of beaches in the Seychelles, and each one has got its own particularity. There are beaches for snorkeling, diving, taking sunbath and why not a little bit of romance with your partner on one of the desert isolated creeks!

 

#2 Amazing Seascape

The Seychelles has not only got a wonderful landscape, but an amazing seascape as well. These seascapes offer hundreds of snorkeling and diving sites, prized by amateurs from around the world. What is remarkable about the Seychelles is their environment conservation policies, because of which there exists six marine national parks around the archipelago! One of the most famous is the Baie St-Anne Marine National Park.

 

#3 Island Hopping

Who has not dreamt of being in a James Bond movie, navigating full speed in between islands in the Halong bay? Well, with its 115 islands, Seychelles gives you that feeling. Island hopping is not a Hollywood myth in the Seychelles, but a reality. Air Seychelles, the archipelago’s official airline, offers domestic flight charters to six destinations including Mahé, Praslin, Denis, Bird, Fregate and D’Arros.

#4- Fauna and Flora

If you have ever stumbled on one of these YouTube videos showing a weird coconut shaped like a woman’s basin, there is a 100% chance that it came from the Seychelles. The coconut tree, known as the Coco de Mer, is endemic to the Seychelles and grows in one of the most well preserved natural sites in the world – Vallée de Mai, a UNESCO Heritage site. The archipelago has more than 2000 species of plants and over a thousand species of fish. The world’s biggest population of Aldabra Giant tortoises live on the islands of the Aldabra atoll.

 

#5- Local Cuisine

More than just food, Seychelles’ Cuisine is a gastronomical adventure. A mix of Arabic, Chinese, African and European flavors all blended in one plate. Trying the local cuisine in the Seychelles is a must. Local ingredients and fresh seafood only add to the taste of the different dishes. There are also local brews with unique flavors!

 

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