If the question arises about where is heaven, then there is no place other than Seychelles. Seychelles has the most beautiful beaches, magical ocean views, unique biodiversity, and different types of thrilling activities that are the best reasons for visitors to head here. In this tour guide to Seychelles Island, we have provided proper tips and suggestions that will help you to enjoy your most from this destination. Choose Seychelles tour packages and go through every important aspects of the Seychelles trip by The Travel Makers to have the best time ever with your loved ones.


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Seychelles at a Glance

Seychelles is the smallest country located in the eastern part of Africa. It has 115 islands with almost a population of 98,000. It is home to a wide range of beautiful beaches, natural reserves, and wide culture. This smallest country covers an area of 457 sq. km. Seychelles is officially known as the Republic of Seychelles. It has three main islands i.e. Mahe, Praslin, and La Digue and its official languages are English, French, and Seychellois Creole.

The best time to Visit Seychelles

Months like April, May, October, and November are the best months to visit Seychelles. In Seychelles, these months experience the hottest and driest offers good visibility and chances to take part in water activities like scuba diving and snorkeling. This island experiences 30 degrees throughout the year which makes it an all-year-around place. Seychelles also faces trade winds at different places at different periods of the month. The trade winds blow from May to September in the southern-east part and from November to March in the northern-west part of the island.

Getting Around in Seychelles

This beautiful island can be explored through various types of transportation options. Due to its location, ferries are commonly used for transfers across the islands, but within islands like Mahe and Praslin, bus service is also available. Let us go through the details of transportation services in Seychelles:

Ferry: Seychelles has only one ferry provider that serves through the main routes between three major islands. Cat Cocos serves between Mahe & Praslin and Cat Rose serves between Praslin & La Digue islands.

Bus: Bus public transport service is only available in two main islands of Seychelles i.e. Mahe and Praslin. Bus services are very common as they reach every corner of these two islands, you just need to change buses.

Flights: Some domestic flight services also transfer tourists from one island to another island in Seychelles. It is important to know that they may cost you high, so it is suggested to choose other transport services like ferries which are cheaper than flights.

Car Rental and Taxi: Car rentals and taxis are also mostly available on the main islands in Seychelles. This transportation service is convenient and comfortable apart from other services. They are the perfect choice for short trips throughout any island.

Places to Visit in Seychelles

This charming island of Seychelles has different types of islands and places that are famous attractions for various tourists. Some of the best places to visit in Seychelles are:

Mahe Island

Mahe is the largest archipelago in Seychelles and one of the most visited islands for tourists. It is an important destination in terms of flora and funna. This wonderful island is home to more than 65 beaches and also the capital city of Victoria. Some of the popular attractions on this island are the Clock Tower, Morne Seychelles National Park, and National Botanical Gardens.

Praslin Island

Praslin Island is home to the most popular UNESCO World Heritage Site i.e. Vallee de Mai. This island is particularly famous among adventure seekers for discovering wildlife and top thrilling activities. Praslin Island also boasts some of the hidden beaches of Seychelles for a relaxing experience. Anse Lazio Beach, Casino des Iles, and George Camille Art Gallery are the top places for sightseeing in Seychelles.

La Digue Island

It is the third largest island in Seychelles which is also a famous tourist attraction. This island is mostly chosen because of adventure and thrilling activities. It is the only island in Seychelles which is home to the largest tortoise in the world. Tourists can take part in water adventures like Swimming, & snorkeling and also perform trekking & bike tours to different routes of the island.

Bird Island

As its name suggests, it is a perfect spot for birdwatchers. Bird Island is on the northern edge of Seychelles. This paradise spots more than 20 species of birds and some big tortoises. This beautiful island is blessed with natural beauty and enables you to capture scenic views with your camera. There is no lack of water adventure activities like snorkeling and scuba diving at this wonderful spot.

Things to do in Seychelles

Seychelles is famous for its beaches, so why just be limited to sightseeing?? Get to the famous beaches, and other places to engage with the authentic and traditional life of Seychelles. Some of the best things to do in Seychelles are:

Experience Island life: If you are in an island country, then what would be the first thing to do?? Of course, to live like a local…but what things does this activity include? Experiencing local life means taking a dip in lagoons, having a seaside lunch or dinner, picnicking, and enjoying the nightlife with cocktails in hand. Whether you are first time visiting Seychelles or not, this activity will provide a diverse experience every time.

Island–hopping: Seychelles is an archipelagic island and home to more than 115 islands. The best way to explore these islands is to do Island-hopping. You can take a quick boat ride or kayak to reach nearby islands. A luxurious and adventurous way also includes a cruise and helicopter ride to explore each island in Seychelles.

Explore the Underwater world: Your Seychelles trip can never be completed without a tour of the underwater world. Some activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, free diving, and glass-bottom boat tours enable you to explore the rich marine life. Through this way, you can get in touch with manta rays, turtles, and sharks throughout the ocean.

Experience the Local Culture: When visiting any country, one of the best things you should do is to learn about the culture, traditions, and people. It is found that the people of Seychelles are friendly. The best way to interact with the locals is by visiting the markets. You can head to one of the famous markets in Seychelles, i.e. Victoria market also known as Sir Selwyn Clarke.

Where to stay in Seychelles?

This archipelago in the Indian Ocean has lots of islands where some of which are chosen as the best places to stay in Seychelles. We have listed some best hotels in Seychelles in different categories. These places are:


Mahe is the largest island in the heart of Seychelles where you will fall in love with its island life. It is home to the capital of Seychelles i.e. Victoria and also to the Seychelles International Airport where flights from different parts of the world arrive. This place offers a mixture of peaceful areas to stay and fun activities which is a perfect stay for families.

  1. Romance Bungalows – Best Budget Hotel in Mahe
  2. Kempinski Seychelles Resort – Best Family Hotel in Mahe
  3. Anantara Maia Seychelles Villas – Best Luxury Hotel in Mahe


Praslin is the second largest island in Seychelles which is popular for its isolated environment. It is less populated than Mahe’s population which is why it is an ideal choice for honeymooners. Praslin is more relaxing than Mahe with the same calm waters, relaxing beaches, and snorkeling.

Coco Bay Villa – Best Budget Hotel in Praslin

Palm Beach Hotel – Best Family Hotel in Praslin

Constance Lemuria – Best Luxury Hotel in Praslin

La Digue

Another island in Seychelles ranked third in terms of population with less than 3,000 people. This place is also perfect for couples with its peaceful environment. This place is also perfect for adventure lovers. It has one of the most famous beaches in Seychelles and in the world, i.e. Anse Source D’Argent which is mostly featured in travel ads or travel magazines due to its crystal-like waters and granite boulders.

Zerof Guest House – Best Budget Hotel in La Digue

Zanboza Guesthouse – Best Family Hotel in La Digue

La Island Island Lodge – Best Luxury Hotel in La Digue

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What to eat in Seychelles?

Seychelles is not only limited to beaches and activities, its delicious food also attracts lots of tourists to this wonderful destination. Some of the best dishes to eat in Seychelles are:

Grilled fish – Those who love to eat fish, will be surprised with its various fish dishes starting from smoked, steamed, and baked but grilled fish stands apart from and is also considered in the list of must-try-dishes in Seychelles. It is made by grilling fish and adding garlic, chili, and ginger over a barbecue. Barracuda fish is often served as grilled fish and is best consumed with a can of beer for a memorable evening.

Coconut Curry – This addition to the list of best dishes of Seychelles is a must-eat food in Seychelles. The coconut curry is often eaten with rice. It is made by frying onions, ginger, garlic, and some spices. For garnishing, one can also add coconut cream, curry leaves, and a pinch of saffron to make it a complete traditional Creole fish.

Shark Chutney: Chutney is a popular dish companion in India, but talking about Shark Chutney, is a more exciting and humble dish in Seychelles. This unique dish is made by boiling and mashing shark meat, afterward mixed with lime, onion, turmeric, and a local fruit of Seychelles i.e. Bilimbi. It is often served in the top Creole restaurants of Seychelles.

Breadfruit: Your Seychelles tour is incomplete until you try this one of the traditional ingredients of these islands. This fruit is used as a key ingredient in lots of dishes, whether they are grilled, baked, steamed, barbecued, or fried. It is the most popular snack of Seychelles and best to consume with one of the breezing beverages and drinks in Seychelles.

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