The stunning Seychelles
With beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters and an array of indulgent hotels, the Seychelles is bursting with fun and active excursions as well as plenty of opportunities for downtime.
Made up of 115 islands, this stunning archipelago in the Indian Ocean has a lot to offer, especially if you want to explore more of a new destination and take a break from soaking up the sun.
Home to an abundance of wildlife and flora and fauna, Mahe is home to the Morne Seychellois National Park, which offers some of the best island views on the summit of Morne Blanc trail, a great morning or afternoon excursion. The Seychelles second largest island, Praslin, is where you’ll find the Vallee de Mai UNESCO World Heritage site, home of the rare and protected Coco de Mer palm, as well as a number of Seychellois animals. Spend the afternoon here and book yourself a private tour and be led through the winding pathways and towering palms.
As well as exploring land, there’s plenty to discover on the water, or beneath it, with brilliant opportunities for diving and snorkelling. If you fancy getting out for the day, a great way to see different islands is with a yacht or boat charter, where with the help of a skipper, you can travel between the islands, stop for some snorkelling, lunch and see more of the stunning island scenery.
When visiting the Seychelles, island-hopping should definitely be on your agenda, with so many great hotels offering different amenities and each island having their own personality and charm. Tropical Sky have put together some great island-hoping holidays, ranging from two to three island itineraries, and their specialists can tailor-make your perfect island-hopping experience. Explore the islands of Mahe, Praslin and La Digue on a fantastic 10-night itinerary or discover Praslin and La Digue on this relaxing two island itinerary.
If you’re travelling with the whole family and looking for the perfect base so you can relax and also get out and about, Constance Ephelia on Mahe is a brilliant choice. Set within 120 hectares, it offers gorgeous suites and villas, a tranquil spa, four swimming pools, two stunning beaches and plenty of activities. Enjoy kayaking to the mangrove forest, diving and windsurfing or paddle boarding. As well as adrenaline filled zip-lining, rock climbing and a jungle gym, Ephelia is also home to giant tortoises, which you can help feed each day.
For a more luxurious stay, the natural beauty of Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa offers stunning private accommodation and amenities 45 minutes by boat from Mahe. Nestled on the gorgeous island of Silhouette, the resort has a charming and relaxed ambience, with incredible opportunities for bird watching, diving and snorkelling, perfect for wildlife lovers.
A true private island experience, Denis Private Island offers barefoot luxury with cottages dotted along the beach. This coral island offers a PADI dive centre with a range of courses, and you can also enjoy nature walks and in-room massages.
Whether it’s a private luxury island escape perhaps for a special celebration, or a holiday to explore the incredible nature found on these islands, or a tailor-made island hopping itinerary created just for you, our destination specialists can provide unrivalled first-hand knowledge to plan your perfect Seychelles trip with Tropical Sky.
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