Seychelles, this archipelago of 115 islands is a dream destination for any traveler. Being home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Seychelles is considered as a perfect honeymoon gateway.
However it has a lot more to offer than meets the eye, including some perfect adventurous activities, the nature reserve of the heaviest seed in the world and the only country having the giant tortoises of Aldabra.
Out of the 115 islands, only three islands in the archipelago are inhabited by the humans. Seychelles has an abundance of amazing marine life and perfect diving spots can be located on the islands.
The capital city of Seychelles, Mahe Island is one of the smallest capital cities in the world and is home to almost 60 beaches. Seychelles Sea has crystal clear water with a beautiful blend of turquoise and white color, making Seychelles beaches very mesmerizing.
Beau Vallon, Grand Anse and Royale Anse are some of the most visited beaches on the island. There are three hiking trails on the island which rewards the hikers with spectacular views around. The Victoria market is a must-visit on Mahe Island.
Praslin Island is the second-largest island in the archipelago and is home to the nature reserve of Coco de Mer, Valle de Mer, which is the largest seed in the world. Praslin is easily accessible from Mahe Island through an hour ferry ride. Beaches in Praslin are less crowded and prettier with Anse Georgette, Grand Anse and Anse Lazio being three of the best beaches on the island.
If one wishes to go back in time, there isn’t a perfect place than La Digue Island. Home to the most photographed beach in the world, Anse Source D’Argent, La Digue Island is tranquil and surreal. Its beaches are mesmerizing which are guarded by giant boulders. There are no motor cars on the island and cycles and trucks are used to commute. The giant tortoises of Aldabra atoll are endemic to the La Digue island in Seychelles and can be found roaming around freely. One of the must-do activity in La Digue is to feed these beautiful creatures.