As St. Augustine said, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.”
There are 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, just off East Africa. With a rich diversity of nature and wildlife, here are four credible reasons why Seychelles should be included on your bucket list:
- It is a Visa-Free Country
Unlike other countries, Seychelles does not require tourists to carry a visa. Simply secure your valid passport, a return or onward ticket for the duration of the visit and your confirmed accommodation. Also make sure that you have sufficient funds to cover your stay; you may visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Transport of the Republic of Seychelles’ website for more information.
- Breathtaking Beaches
Trip Advisor and Condé Nast Traveler rated Anse Lazio in Praslin Island amongst the top 4 best beaches in the world. Framed by time-worn granite formations, thick palm and takamaka trees the clear blue waters lap against the soft, white talcum powder sand.
- UNESCO Sites
Seychelles is proud of its two world heritage sites that have been protected over the years.
- Outdoor Activities
Being a tropical country, Seychelles is popular among outdoor enthusiasts. A wide range of activities can be enjoyed including snorkelling, diving, hiking, fishing, windsurfing, water skiing and paragliding.Shark Bank is considered to be the best diving spot in the Seychelles. With its rich marine life including a wide variety of tropical reef fish, it is frequently visited by schools of barracuda and Jack fish. It is quite common to see whale sharks swimming around the divers and boats.
Pink Sandy Beach - The pink sands are offset by towering granite boulders and the calm waters at Anse Source D'Argent on La Digue are dotted with shallow areas that invite children to play.
Aldabra - As one of the largest atolls in the world, it contains one of the most important natural habitats and is home to the world’s largest giant tortoise population.
Vallee de Mai- A natural palm forest preserved in almost its original state, here you will find Coco de Mer, the largest seed in the plant kingdom. The world’s biggest coconut weighs up to 20 kilograms.
Seychelles is an island of beauty. Making the perfect venue for beach weddings and honeymoon getaways, what are you waiting for…? Book your flight, be amazed and experience the Seychelles holiday you truly deserve!