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Understanding Seychelles - Part 1 - Summary

International Travel | Seychelles

Ox-Cart Tour of La Digue (Photo Courtesy: Dino Sassi)
Anse Source D’Argent (Photo Courtesy: Brocken Inaglory)
Victoria (Photo Courtesy: Benutzer-Esskay)
Ste Anne National Marine Park
Rosewood Trees in Morne Seychellois National Park (Photo Courtesy: Dino Sassi)
Beau Vallon Beach (Photo Courtesy: Welcomematt22)
Anse Intendance Beach (Photo Courtesy: Waltermera182)
Vallée de Mai
Cousine Island
Aride Island
Anse Lazio
Aldabra Giant Tortoise in Curieuse Island (Photo Courtesy: Muhammad Mahdi Karim)

Seychelles is a group of islands in Indian Ocean and a destination known for its picture perfect beaches and warm weather all through the year.  The Seychelles is a group of about 115 islands which lie 1600 km off the coast of East Africa

Seychelles is visited for a secluded and peaceful beach holiday, scuba diving, deep sea fishing and a unique island experience.

The diversity of the Seychelles landscape rushes up to greet you the moment your aircraft begins its descent and promises a long list of things to do. Seychelles is famous for having some of the best beaches in the world, pristine and uncrowded. Some are framed by age-old granite boulders. Others offer powder-soft sands, turquoise waters and sublime opportunities for swimming, snorkeling or pure relaxation.

There are great opportunities for island-hopping between the 16 islands that currently offer accommodation. These range from sumptuous 5-star resorts to rustic island lodges and cozy beachside bungalows.  

You will also find proud national monuments, beautiful local houses, artists' studios, national reserves and marine parks, as well as breathtaking natural wonders above and beneath the waves. Various excursions will introduce you to the pleasures of glass-bottom boating, or enjoying a choice of water sports.

There's also golf, horse-riding and guided nature tours where to enjoy some of the rarest species of flora and fauna on earth. Not forgetting the mellow Seychelles nightlife where you can take in a casino, some local bars and fine restaurants offering unforgettable local Creole and international cuisine. 

Seychelles is favorite with honeymooners and adventure travellers. Seychelles can be an interesting destinations for guests having already visited world over and looking to just relax and rejuvenate by the beaches and tropical weather that Seychelles offers

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