Grande Soeur is a private island in Seychelles, located close to La Digue and the Petite Soeur Island as well. 'Grande Souer' translates to 'Big Sister' in French, while 'Petite Soeur' means 'Little Sister'. Thus, these two islands form the Sister Islands, one of the most popular vacation location in Seychelles. Grande Soeur is managed by the Le Château de Feuilles Hotel, and so is not very crowded. The resort imposes a limit on the number of non-patrons allowed on the pristine at a time, which means that there is no compromise on serenity. The beach is wide, clean and the water is just right to swim in. The stunning location is favoured as a popular snorkelling and diving location, which is full of breathtaking diversity and beauty. You are sure to enjoy your time at Grande Soeur - grand time is guaranteed!
The island is a must-visit if you want to watch tropical marine life in all its glory! Known for snorkelling and diving, Grande Soeur beach boasts of various eclectic marine life, including butterflyfish, surgeonfish, parrotfish, angelfish, rockfish and pufferfish. You can find these colourful fish swimming in large schools, right next to you! They are fearless and playful as well. The island is known for its massive population of hawksbill sea turtles, and you are sure to spot them and their babies during your trip there. They are calm and harmless and make for amiable swimming companions. If you're lucky, you might spot a white-tip shark prowling nearby - don't worry, these sharks rarely attack swimmers.
The reef is stunning, full of hard corals. Due to the intense population of corals, you may encounter dead coral floating, so be careful lest you get hurt. You may also bump into jellyfish, so watch out!
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