The Seychelles archipelago is recognised as one of the world’s most unspoilt natural havens, where rare species of bird and animal life thrive, undisturbed by modern threats to this delicate eco system. The contrast in scenery is remarkable as it varies between the lush green vegetation of granitic islands, the barren landscape of the coralline islands, and the azure calm of the clear and exquisite ocean.
A dream comes true of calm azure waters, deserted beaches, tropical paradise and turquoise lagoons. This string of islands offers sparkling white sandy beaches and coral reefs bustling with sea life. The flora and fauna are unique, the mountains are covered in lush vegetation, and the landscapes offers a stunning and multi-faceted panorama
The Seychelles were uninhabited when the British East India Company arrived on the Archipelago in 1609. Thereafter, they became a favourite private haven. The French claimed the islands in 1756 and administered them as part of the colony of Mauritius. The British gained control of the islands through the Treaty of Paris (1814) and changed the islands’ name from the French Seychelles to the Anglicized Seychelles. The island become self-governing in 1975 and independent on June 29, 1976. since then they have remained a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
The temperature seldom drops below 24°C or rises above 32°C making Seychelles a year round destination for sun worshippers and beach lovers. During the north-west trade winds that occur between the October and March, the sea is generally calm and the weather warm and humid, with average winds of 8-12 knots. In January and February the islands receive their life-giving rains, rejuvenating the rivers and streams and teasing the vibrant foliage into rainbows of colour. From May to September the weather is cooler and drier with livelier seas – particularly on the south-eastern coasts.
The Seychelles is ideal for an indulgently laid-back holiday offering a peaceful retreat that will rejuvenate your soul. The scenic beauty and magical spirit of Seychelles promise an unforgettable journey for those who visit. in a tropical paradise. Famous for their luxurious resorts, many with exotic spas and fine-dining restaurants, these islands offer an exclusive hideaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. For visitors who can tear themselves away from the beaches and water sports, the Seychelles offers a wide variety of other things to see and do. From the prehistoric rainforest of Praslin’s National Park to the 70 beaches of Mahé, all is beauty and calm. You could take an excursion to Mahé’s capital, Victoria, to admire its colonial mansions and meet the giant tortoises at the botanical gardens. You can visit tiny islands such as beautiful La Digue, perhaps joining local fishermen in their boat for a day’s angling in the abundant waters.
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Below you will find some examples of hotels & resorts available in The Seychelles, but please note that we can book any hotel or resort in The Seychelles, in any budget range – 3 star to 5 star.