Surrounded by soothing waves in an aqua green setting as far as the eye can see, Seychelles is any vacationer’s dream holiday destination. An island nation, Seychelles is located in the Indian Ocean, and is northeast of Madagascar and about 1,600 km east off Kenya. The archipelago consists of over 116 islands of which many are coral islands . Once you are transported beneath the waters, the scenic fauna and hues of corals you will see will simply leave you spellbound.
Seychelles is where two of the world famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites are located: the legendary Vallee de Mai on Praslin where the wondrously coco-shaped de-mer nut grows high on ancient palms and the fabled Aldabra, the world’s largest raised coral atoll.
Mahe, Praslin and La Digue form the main tourist hubs.
Enjoying a salubrious climate for most part of the year, it is warm with temperatures rarely dropping below 240 C or rising above 320 C, Seychelles is nature’s answer to the very best in flora and fauna with more than 50% of the land mass set aside for preserving the vital ecosystem.
A virtual paradise for those who love the seas and everything underwater, Seychelles offers various outdoor activities that include snorkel diving, speedboat escapades, diving cruises, watersports like canoeing, para sailing, wind surfing, and more. For the indoor types, there is holistic wellness spas, casinos. Seychelles is also a famous center for art studios as the place has inspired many an artist in people. Besides, there is the National Museum of History, Marine Museum, National Botanical Gardens.
Seychelles is a gastronomic wonder, what with a range of restaurants and bars that serve and whip up the most exotic sea food, continental cuisines and serve some of the most splendid drinks and cocktails.