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1. Mahe, Seychelles

Mahe, Seychelles

1 km
from city center
1 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

The largest island in Seychelles, Mahe is the cultural and economic centre of Seychelles. With the Seychelles International Airport located here, every individual travelling to Seychelles is bound to step foot on the island. Mahe's most prominent characteristic is the huge granite mountains that overlook the bays and cover the entire centre, running from north to south and successfully dividing the island into east and west. These two sides of the island consist of several stunning bays that are captivating in their own beauty and look even more mystical with the backdrop of the lush mountains.

2. Praslin Island

Praslin Island

46 km
from city center
2 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

The second largest out of 115 islands in Seychelles, Praslin has always been one of the wilder yet laid-back islands, with tropical forests, nature reserves and a host of beaches. This magnificent island has always been a people's favourite, as it manages to fuse the rich culture, as well as wild nature into its island life in the most beautiful place. Praslin is also a great place for the explorers and adventures with trails and treks of all kinds of difficulty. The island also has its own museum and art gallery which further help express the history and culture of Praslin.

3. La Digue Island

La Digue Island

53 km
from city center
3 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

La Digue Island is often considered to be the island you must visit when taking a trip to Seychelles. Out of the 115 islands that make this beautiful country, La Digue is the fourth largest in size and third largest in population. However, that is not much as the population of this island is a mere 2000 residents that live mainly in the village of La Passe. This leaves the rest of the island virtually uninhabited which lets the island retain its natural beauty.

4. Beau Vallon

Beau Vallon
4.3 /5

10 km
from city center
4 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Beau Vallon is the largest and most popular beach of Seychelles, located around 3 kms from Victoria, on Mahe. With white sand and crystal clear water, it is famous for snorkelling, surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, scuba diving and jet ski. Beau Vallon is the only beach in Seychelles where motorized water sports are permitted.

5. Anse Lazio

Anse Lazio
4.5 /5

49 km
from city center
5 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Anse Lazio is situated at the northwestern part of Praslin Island, which is 44 km from Mahe – the entry point of choice while travelling to Seychelles. The beach measures only 600 meters in length and 25 meters in breadth. The turquoise sea, soft white sands, boulder-strewn areas and the backdrop of lush green tropical trees combine beautifully to present a picturesque setting for the numerous daily visitors to Anse Lazio beach. Restaurants and shops are available at both ends of the beach. The area starts to become crowded slowly as the sun climbs, so try to reach Anse Lazio by 9 AM or earlier to experience it in relative solitude.

6. Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve

Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve
3.7 /5

47 km
from city center
6 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

One of the two UNESCO World Heritage sites in Praslin, Vallee De Mai Nature Reserve is a nature park. Also known as "Garden of Eden", it has a widespread palm forest and is popular for coco de mer, the largest seed in the world. It is also home to the rare Seychelles Black Parrot, the national bird of Seychelles.

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7. Scuba Diving in Seychelles

Scuba Diving in Seychelles

10 km
from city center
7 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

With more than 70 dive sites throughout the expanse and a climate that favours diving throughout the year, you are bound to get your life's best scuba diving adventure in Seychelles.

8. Victoria, Seychelles

Victoria, Seychelles
3.8 /5

8 km
from city center
8 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Victoria, the tiny capital city is the perfect place to get a glimpse of daily life of Seychellois, and the Creole culture. Amongst the world's smallest capitals and home to country's one-third population, Victoria is not to be missed. Take a day or two off your visit schedule to explore the town's old colonial buildings including a replica of London's clock tower, savour the Creole cuisine or get a lively experience at Sir Selwyn Clarke Market. The city's other notable attractions include the much-visited Seychelles National Botanical gardens, a small Hindu temple Arulmigu Navasakti Vinayagar Temple and the Museum of Natural History.

9. Morne Seychellois National Park

Morne Seychellois National Park

9 km
from city center
9 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Morne Seychellois National Park is located on Mahe island in Seychelles. The park consists of dense mountainous forests and endemic birds. The world's smallest frog, which is 1cm in length, can also be spotted here.

10. Snorkeling in Seychelles

Snorkeling in Seychelles

10 km
from city center
10 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

With lots of sites spread around the island, Mahe is a great place for snorkeling. The immense amount of diverse marine life makes the excursion exciting and interesting apart from being a learning lesson. It makes for an extremely fulfilling activity!

11. Hiking in Seychelles

Hiking in Seychelles

6 km
from city center
11 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Going hiking on La Digue is an amazing experience. The views of the beautiful beaches, jungles, other islands and the animals spotted make the overall experience an unforgettable one. It is mesmerizing to see a sunset as one hikes.

12. Cousin Island

Cousin Island

43 km
from city center
12 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Cousin Island is a protected nature reserve conserving sea birds and endemic land birds. It is also an important breeding site for hawksbill turtle. A granitic island located 2km from Praslin, Cousin Island is one of the most popular places to visit in Seychelles. The island can only be visited through local tour operators.

13. Aride Island

Aride Island

55 km
from city center
13 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

One of the Inner Islands, Aride Island is a sight to behold just 10 kilometres off the coast of north Praslin. The island is a 68-hectare site with white sandy beaches and the largest seabird population in the Indian Ocean. This is the northernmost of the granitic islands and has been claimed as a Nature Reserve by the Island Conservation Society of Seychelles. A visit to this beautiful reserve is a must see when visiting Seychelles as it gives you an all-round experience of everything the island nation has to offer. This includes world class diving sites, game fishing, and an array of flora and fauna that is sure to blow your mind away.

14. Bird Island Seychelles

Bird Island Seychelles

111 km
from city center
14 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Bird Island is one of the many granitic islands in Seychelles that together form the inner island group. It is approximately 105 kilometres from Mahe and is known to be one of the most beautiful well kept natural islands. Bird's nature and habitat is kept intact through all these years and is one that Seychelles can gladly boast about. True to its name, the island is known for being a safe haven for various kinds of birds who live here.

15. Takamaka Rum Distillery Tour

Takamaka Rum Distillery Tour

6 km
from city center
15 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

The Takamaka Rum Distillery located on Mahe Island is a popular place to visit in Seychelles. Learn the rum making process on a guided tour of the distillery and the historical plantation and garden followed by rum tasting. The estate also houses the La Plaine St. André Restaurant and Bar, and a shop selling the Takamaka rum. 

16. Rock Climbing in Seychelles

Rock Climbing in Seychelles

16 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Rock climbing in Seychelles is organised by some adventure companies. The main centre for rock climbing in Seychelles is La Digue island with a major portion of it covered in dense forests. There are multiple cliff faces and big granite rocks. Mahe is another popular island for rock climbing.

17. Anse Source d'Argent

Anse Source d'Argent
3.8 /5

50 km
from city center
17 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Anse Source d'Argent is the most beautiful, award-winning beach of Seychelles, located in La Digue. The beach has been dubbed the most beautiful beach in the world for several years due to its azure waters, soft golden sands and the pink granite boulders that make it the unique attraction it is today. This renowned beauty of the beach has made it a hotspot for several photoshoots that range from simple wedding photos to movie shots for famous movies such as Crusole or Cast Away and famous adverts such as the Bacardi advert and the Bounty chocolate ad.

18. Whale-Shark Spotting

Whale-Shark Spotting

0 km
from city center
18 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Whale sharks, the largest fish in the world throng the Seychelles Island between September and November. They are commonly known as sagren in Creole and feed on plankton in the sea bed. These gigantic creatures weigh up to twenty tonnes and have a size of around twelve metres. Whale sharks are usually spotted in places that are rich in plankton. These creatures are often found on the islands of La Digue, Mahe and Praslin.

19. Sainte Anne Marine National Park

Sainte Anne Marine National Park

9 km
from city center
19 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Ste Anne Marine National Park, located just 5km from Mahe, is the oldest marine reserve in Seychelles. A popular tourist destination, it is perfect for snorkelling, diving and glass boat bottom excursion. There are also marked regions for swimming, windsurfing and picnic. The reserve is home to over 150 marine species.

20. Anse Volbert

Anse Volbert

48 km
from city center
20 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Anse Volbert beach is the longest beach on Praslin Island of Seychelles. Also called Cote d'Or, Anse Volbert is easily the most popular beach among tourists with a stunning stretch of white sand for 2.5km. Its main beach faces Chauve Souris, the offshore islet. Anse Volbert in the north is often called the "gold coast" and is famous due to the spectacular beaches and the host of water sports.

21. Silhouette Island

Silhouette Island

35 km
from city center
21 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Just like the name, this island is also majestically beautiful. Silhouette Island is home to the 125-year-old giant tortoise, incense trees and some rare, unique animals and trees. Now a protected area, the island is designated as a marine national park. The third largest island of the archipelago of Seychelles, Silhouette has a perfect blend of nature's beauty including flora and fauna which will leave you awed. The seascape of the gorgeous island is dominated by the peaks of mountains jutting out of the crystal clear water. The powdery white sand beaches and the silky boulders of granite give this place unparalleled beauty. 

22. Curieuse Island

Curieuse Island

51 km
from city center
22 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

A short walk from Praslin Island through the tropical ambience and you will reach one of the most scenic islands of Seychelles, Curieuse Island which is spread in 3 square km area. Also, one of the nation's Inner Islands, Curieuse Island is famous for its red earth and is a bio-reserve. Marine Parks Authority of Seychelles manages this island. Curieuse is also known for being a cultural icon of the island nation and a place for coco de mer palms. A paradise landmass which floats on the Indian Ocean, this island is a wonderful weekend gateway for people who want to escape from the routine life and want to experience the nature.

23. Sunbathing in Seychelles

Sunbathing in Seychelles

23 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

The beaches of Anse Lazio, Anse Georgette, Anse Source D’Argent, and Beau Vallon beaches are ideal to get your tan on. Take a romantic, adventurous walk down the beaches, lay in the sand, paddle in the shallows, and vibe with the bounties of nature. The beaches have to offer snorkelling, jet skiing, water skiing, and scuba diving activities, just in case you’re in the mood for some thrill.

24. Anse Intendance

Anse Intendance
4.2 /5

12 km
from city center
24 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Located at the south of Mahe, Anse Intendance is one of the isolated beaches of Seychelles. Since there are no reefs, the beach shore has larger waves making it an ideal spot for surfing rather than swimming. With a backdrop of mangroves and large granite formations, the beach is a picture-perfect spot when in Seychelles. It is also one of the few beaches in Seychelles where turtle nests are common. The remote beach hosts only one resort known as the Banyan Tree, which is a luxury paradise for all its guests. The best time to visit the beach is from October to March.

25. Anse Georgette

Anse Georgette

48 km
from city center
25 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Anse Georgette is ranked as one of the best beaches in Seychelles along with Anse Lazio. While Anse Lazio is a public beach and is usually crowded, Anse Georgette is a private paradise owned by Constance Lemuria Resort. Entry into this place is free of cost even if you're not a guest at the resort, however, prior booking is recommended.

26. Grand Anse Beach

Grand Anse Beach

47 km
from city center
26 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Grand Anse is often reputed as the longest beach in Mahe. Due to strong ocean currents, it is not recommended for swimming. But the tranquil beach with its wild waves is ideal for surfing. Enjoy a leisurely stroll or spread a towel and lay on the beach, Grand Anse has something to offer everyone. This long stretch of coastline also offers immense photography opportunities. There is a restaurant on the beachfront where visitors can grab delicious food after a long day at the beach.

27. Grand Anse, La Digue

Grand Anse, La Digue

47 km
from city center
27 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Grand Anse beach, located on the southeast coast of La Digue island in Seychelles, is often referred to as the 'wild beach' for a number of reasons. The sea here runs deep very quickly and you can get caught unawares. Grand Anse is the longest beach in La Digue. The sea waters may run deep, and the currents are also very strong, but the striking natural beauty more than makes up for these shortcomings. The golden sands are stunning and make you want to relax and soak up the sun all day. The scenery around is mesmerising, and since the beach is not crowded, it gives visitors an opportunity to explore it at their own leisure.

28. Seychelles Natural History Museum

Seychelles Natural History Museum

8 km
from city center
28 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Located next to the post office in Victoria, the Seychelles Natural History Museum is a colonial architecture. With exciting exhibits in different domains such as botany, zoology, geology, and anthropology, the museum is an exotic place on the island. Containing rare artefacts like a 16th-century shipwreck, the Museum also displays the history of Seychelles in some items. A good part of the Museum is that the profit is used for the welfare of the environment as the focus is on major environmental concerns. It's a stand to educate locals, and tourists equally.

29. Le Jardin Du Roi

Le Jardin Du Roi

8 km
from city center
29 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Le Jardin Du Roi is a famous spice garden in the island of Mahe, Seychelles. Located on the hills overlooking the Anse Royale Beach, it is around two kilometres from the popular seaside destination. The 35-hectare plantation with local forestation is modelled after French Spice Garden designs of the 18th century for growing rare spice-producing plants in the tropical colonies.

30. Seychelles National Botanical Gardens

Seychelles National Botanical Gardens

7 km
from city center
30 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Over 100 years old, the Seychelles National Botanical Gardens have always managed to be one of the best parts about visiting the main island of Mahe. Lying just outside the capital, Victoria, in Mt. Fleuri, the Botanical Gardens have held the interest of every nature lover who visits Seychelles. The site is spread across 15 whole acres and is now deemed to be a national, as well as a green heritage. During the visit to the gardens, individuals are expected to witness diverse flora and fauna that are cared for impeccably and have been nurtured right from the beginning.

31. North Island, Seychelles

North Island, Seychelles

42 km
from city center
31 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

North Island is the 9th largest among the 115 islands which altogether make the archipelago of Seychelles. The island is famous for its exclusive natural beauty along with the wildlife that flourishes here. The island truly justifies the word 'heaven' with its tropical ambience and scenic beauty. Flying is the best mode for travelling to this exclusive island with eleven private beachside villas.

32. Inner Islands, Seychelles

Inner Islands, Seychelles

58 km
from city center
32 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

The Inner Islands of Seychelles are a group of islands which are marked by their granitic forms. Located mainly near the main islands of La Digue, Mahe and Praslin, the Inner Islands are more accessible than the remote Outer Islands of Seychelles. There are a total of 43 Inner Islands in Seychelles, 41 of which are granitic while 2 islands are coralline. Each of the inner islands offers a unique experience that makes them stand out from the rest of the islands and makes them worth visiting.

33. Outer Islands of Seychelles

Outer Islands of Seychelles

575 km
from city center
33 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

The Outer Islands of Seychelles are further away from Africa and are known to be some of the most unspoilt, beautiful islands in the Indian Ocean. These islands are mostly uninhabited and are known as some of the best spots for diving and fishing. Fly fishing is exceptionally famous on the islands, and it provides a diverse range of fish species. Aside from this, the Outer Islands are also famous for diving, wildlife, flora, snorkelling and other such activities.

34. Anse Cocos

Anse Cocos

53 km
from city center
34 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Situated on the easternmost fringes of La Digue Island, the C' Shaped beach of Anse Cocos is definitely one of the most beautiful secluded beaches on the third-largest island of Seychelles. With incredible golden-white sand promenades, unfiltered crystal clear waters, turquoise hues of Indian Ocean, and a spectacular bay, this beach is everyone's dream destination.

35. Kayaking in Seychelles

Kayaking in Seychelles

35 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Seychelles is a tropical paradise and kayaking on this island is a dream for many. The shining, blue water with the mild current makes it apt for paddling and experiencing the ocean at its enchanting best. The crystal clear water offers ample opportunities to get a closer look at the marine creatures in their natural habitat.

For people with time, hiring a kayak and kayaking around at exploring the Anse Volbert and nearby Chauve Souris Island makes for a great activity. You can do this at your own pace, taking in all that this area has to offer in a unique, different way.

36. Nid d'Aigle

Nid d'Aigle

65 km
from city center
36 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Nid d'Aigle in Seychelles, located in the third largest island La Digue, after Mahe and Praslin, possesses everything one wishes for in a getaway. From basking under lovely sunshine in some of the world's finest beaches and gazing over turquoise-tinged waters of the Indian Ocean to snorkelling with a treasure trove of marine life, Nid d'Aigle has it all. With an altitude of 333 meters above sea level, this is the ultimate viewpoint. The name, which translates to "Eagle's Nest", is the perfect destination for those who'd love to trek. Nid d'Aigle is also a terminus that takes you from La Fayet through the slopes of Mont Blanc. It takes about 45 mins to get here offering scenic views enroute. 

37. Giant Tortoise Farm

Giant Tortoise Farm

51 km
from city center
37 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Situated on the Curieuse Island, the Giant Tortoise farm is, among other things, a breeding centre for the giant Aldabra tortoises species, which is endemic to the area. The Curieuse island is a short ferry ride away from either Praslin or Victoria and ferries regularly ply the route and the tortoise farm can only be accessed through an organized boat tour. The entry fee to the farm is included in the ticket tariff. After a guided tour by the wardens of the area, you are free to explore the island. It is the best place to meet and learn about the Aldabra tortoises.

38. Mission Lodge

Mission Lodge

6 km
from city center
38 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Mission Lodge is one of the most significant landmarks of Mahe Island, Seychelles. The viewing spot and the adjoining ruins have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its significant contribution in the eradication of slavery in the region. It has also been declared a National Monument since 1984 due to its significant contribution in educating freed slave children in the 17th century. This effort by the missionaries eventually led to important contributions of the freed African slave-children who formed an important part in the formation of the Creole Seychellois community of today.

39. Sri Navasakthi Vinayagar Temple

Sri Navasakthi Vinayagar Temple

8 km
from city center
39 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Close to the famous Sir Selwyn-Selwyn Clarke Market, the Sri Navasakthi Vinayagar temple is located on Quincy St and is one of the most famous places of worship in all of Seychelles. Small but brightly painted, it stands out from the rest of the buildings. You can seek the blessings of the temple while enjoying the picturesque architecture of the monument.

40. Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, Seychelles

Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, Seychelles

8 km
from city center
40 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Commonly known as Victoria Cathedral, The Cathedral of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception is one of the first churches built in Seychelles. Close to the city centre, this beautiful building is located near the Clock Tower in Olivier Maradan Street in Victoria. Being the largest Catholic church in Seychelles, it is beautiful and is built similar to the French style. The local people of Victoria spend quiet hours in worship here. Visitors flock to see the marvels of the majestic building and its surrounding grounds.

41. Petite Anse

Petite Anse

9 km
from city center
41 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Known as the sister beach to Grand Anse, the Petite Anse is a serene and less crowded beach of La Digue. Located near the Four Seasons Hotel, on the south-east coast of La Digue, the beach lies between Grand Anse and Anse Cocos. It receives a fraction of sunbathers because the waters aren't safe to swim due to high tide. However, it is the right spot for surfing.

42. Victoria Market

Victoria Market

8 km
from city center
42 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Offering a peek into the Seychellois way of life, Victoria Market, officially known as Sir Selwyn- Selwyn Clarke Market, is located in Victoria. Although smaller than the usual African market, it compensates with its liveliness, colour and eccentric vibe. Apart from offering varied items like fresh produce, fish and souvenirs, it allows one to experience the culture and food of the island without which a trip to Seychelles remains incomplete. You can easily spend an hour here and not know it! Victoria Market may be small by African standards, but it more than makes up for its size by its bustling activities.

43. Golf In Seychelles

Golf In Seychelles

43 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Golf courses in Seychelles offer unmatched experience with tee-offs surrounded with lush vegetation, forests, mountains, pristine beaches and the mighty Indian ocean. Seychelles provides a range of golf courses to keep you up and about all through your stay. Though the islands have two golf courses (one each in Mahe and Praslin), golf happens to be the most sponsored sport of Seychelles.

44. Anse Major

Anse Major

13 km
from city center
44 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Anse Major, located on the wild northern coast of the Seychellois capital of Mahé, is a small secret bay, full of natural beauty. It is abundant in breathtaking underwater life and fascinating coral seabeds, making it a great snorkelling spot. This island is quite secluded, so to get there; you will have to hike through the Morne Seychellois National Park. Although the hike can be tedious, but once you reach the beach, all your efforts will be truly worth it.

45. Grand Anse, Praslin Island

Grand Anse, Praslin Island

47 km
from city center
45 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Grand Anse is one of the two administrative districts of the second largest island on Seychelles - Praslin. Home to exotic beaches and tropical ambience, the white sand island is one of the most visited places in Seychelles. Grand Anse is best visited from May to October, but the beach isn't suitable for swimming due to the shallow waters. But apart from that, Grand Anse has everything from Shopping to Tropical drives and a beautiful view.

46. Anse Takamaka

Anse Takamaka

12 km
from city center
46 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Situated on the northern end of Mahe following the coastal road from Lazare, the Takamaka Bay is one of the most gorgeous beaches in Seychelles. With stunning views, Anse Takamaka gets its name from the Takamaka trees that line it. The beach is great for swimming and snorkelling as well.

47. Clock Tower, Seychelles

Clock Tower, Seychelles

8 km
from city center
47 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Eerily resembling the Big Ben of London, the Clock Tower stands in the center of Mahe, representing the Franco-English history of the island. Built in the UK and shipped to Seychelles, it was commissioned by the then governor of Seychelles- Sir Ernest Bickham Sweet-Escott in memory of Queen Victoria.

48. Fregate Island

Fregate Island

51 km
from city center
48 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Fregate Island is a piece of heaven in Seychelles. The easternmost island of the nation, the scintillating island is located 55 km east of Mahe. Also called Fregate Island Private, it was discovered by Lazare Picault (an explorer) who named it Fregate in 1744 owing to the abundance of frigate birds found here. The natives of the enchanting island have worked hard to restore and maintain the natural charm and beauty of this place along with saving the natural flora and fauna. And the result is, the wildlife is restored making it a vacation-land in the midst of the wild.

49. Alphonse Island

Alphonse Island

400 km
from city center
49 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Alphonse Island forms an integral part of the Outer Island Group of Seychelles. About 400 kilometres south-west of the main island of Mahe, Alphonse is especially beautiful and unique due to its isolated nature and the fact that it is almost completely untouched by man-made destruction. The island has a glow that seems to be its constant companion and is made even more magical by the 16 kilometre stretch of pearly white-sand beaches which are mostly secluded and the stunning sunsets that are sure to take your breath away.

50. Anse Reunion

Anse Reunion

51 km
from city center
50 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

With a Seychellois football team named after it, the Anse La Reunion is one of the best all-round beaches of La Digue. With shallow and safe waters, you can engage in bathing or a swim in the sea. The beach also has a few beachfront guesthouses with beautiful views and particularly the sunset which is something to watch out for as they're splendid.

51. Anse Marron

Anse Marron

51 km
from city center
51 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Anse Marron is a unique beach in the southern part of La Digue Island in Seychelles. Situated remotely on the south-west coast of La Digue, this natural pool is surrounded by granite boulders, white sand and dense vegetation. The Anse Marron beach is far-flung from settlements, on the southernmost point of the island, which is part of its raw appeal. Known as one of the hardest accessible beaches, it requires a relatively moderate to challenging hike through the dense tropical jungle to reach.

52. Anse Petite Police & Police Bay

Anse Petite Police & Police Bay

14 km
from city center
52 out of 91
places to visit in Seychelles

Located on the southern tip of Mahe, the Petite Police beach is situated next to its sister beach the Police Bay. Despite corals lining the beaches, it is unsafe to swim here due to the high waves. Petite Police has its beach covered with old coral formations that make for its unique photographic appearance. A popular picnic spot amongst locals for its picturesque views more than make up for the fact that it is not a swim-friendly beach.

FAQs on Seychelles

How can I commute within Seychelles?

Even though the transport infrastructure in the islands is not that developed, there are quite a few options for getting around in Seychelles. There are many daily flights between Mahe and Praslin, the country's Air Seychelles operates several flights weekly or daily to many islands. One interesting way of witnessing the natural beauty of the country is via the scenic helicopter flight service by Zil Air. Ferry service are available with the facility of online booking on routes between Mahe, Praslin and La Digue. Taxis and car rentals are easily available and are quite cheap. Renting a car is a good option for exploring the country, however one must be atleast 21 years in age and should have valid driving license and must maintain caution driving on the narrow and mountainous roads. Public service is available on the islands of Mahe and Praslin from morning to evening.

Read more about Commuting within Mahe and Commuting withing Praslin Island

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How much does a package cost for Seychelles?

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What are the top sightseeing places in Seychelles?

The top sightseeing places in Seychelles are Mahe, Seychelles, La Digue Island, Snorkeling in Seychelles, Bird Island Seychelles, Hiking in Seychelles, Praslin Island.
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