Here are the top 86 tourist attractions to see in Seychelles:

43. Golf In Seychelles

43 out of 86
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

13 km
from city center
44 out of 86
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

47 km
from city center
45 out of 86
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

12 km
from city center
46 out of 86
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

8 km
from city center
47 out of 86
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

51 km
from city center
48 out of 86
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

400 km
from city center
49 out of 86
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

51 km
from city center
50 out of 86
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

51 km
from city center
51 out of 86
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

14 km
from city center
52 out of 86
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.

53. Denis Island

99 km
from city center
53 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Denis Island is, by all means, the sister Island of Bird Island. Both of these form a part of the granitic islands in Seychelles which in turn are part of the Inner Islands group. Denis Island is approximately 80 kilometres northeast of Mahe and is a beautiful 375-hectare landform lined with white sandy beaches that will make you fall in love with the place.

54. Anse Soleil

8 km
from city center
54 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Anse Soleil lies on the south-west coast of Mahe, with a stunning bay that's great for underwater activities like snorkelling and swimming. The beach nestles in tropical vegetation and is 300m long with granite rocks lines on either side. It further opens to a small bay that has preserved underwater life along with coral beds. Getting to the beach might be challenging but it's worth it. The beach also owns a tiny cafe that serves seafood.

55. The Copolia Trail in Seychelles

55 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Copolia Trail in Mahe Island is the best track in the country for trekking and hiking junkies! The trail leads up to magnificent granite hilltops. You get a bird’s eye view of the islands, its beaches, and the mysteriously exotic blue Indian Ocean. Try heading out in the morning for a fun experience.

56. Grande Soeur

60 km
from city center
56 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

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!

57. Anse La Blague

50 km
from city center
57 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

After the rather challenging route, one is almost rewarded the moment they reach the Anse La Blague beach. With lovely views of the surrounding islands - Petite Soeur and Grande Soeur, Anse La Blague is a well-hidden and secluded beach with turquoise waters and white pristine sands. Along the small road of Baie St Anne, over a steep hill, past Anse Takamaka; Anse La Blague is a small beach of Grand Anse in Praslin. You can catch a glimpse of the seaweed from October to April. The beach is also good for swimming and snorkelling. 

58. Praslin National Park

47 km
from city center
58 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

The Praslin National Park is on the Praslin Island, known as the second-largest island of Seychelles. The national park has been a constant here since its opening in 1979. The national park has been a constant here since its opening in 1979. The 324-hectare land is also the second-largest terrestrial area in Seychelles. Aside from the abundant flora and fauna that is scattered all throughout Praslin National Park, another feature that is perhaps the dearest to the park is the Vallee De Mai Natural Reserve which is one of the most visited places in Seychelles and especially famous amongst nature lovers all around the world. The altitude of the entirety of the park ranges from about 80 metres near the ravines to the massive height of 367 metres.

59. Anse Severe

0 km
from city center
59 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

One of the most famous beaches of La Digue, Anse Severe provides a spectacular view of Praslin Island. It spreads over a 2000 square meter area of soft white sands sprinkled with granite boulders. Known for its excellent view of the sunset and the turquoise waters, the beach is a peaceful setting away from the city side. With shallow waters that allow for many activities like swimming and snorkelling, the beach has a tranquil and peaceful setting is ideal for tourists looking for abundant sun, sand and spectacular sea vitae.

60. Anse Consolation

46 km
from city center
60 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

A unique beach where the water is too shallow even to bathe in, the Anse Consolation comprises rock formations, shallow pools, and sand. As a result, the beach has a unique aesthetic that is perfect for your next social media post. Uncrowded and serene, you can relax on the warm sand of the beach. The rocky outcrops protect the beach from crashing waves and turn the shore into the ideal lounging site to relax and have a few beers and watch the clouds roll by.

61. L'Union Estate & Copra Factory

53 km
from city center
61 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

L'Union Estate takes one back in history to the time when coconut farming was the occupation of the inhabitants of the La Digue island. The plantation house that is the central attraction has a rich history and was built in French colonial style complete with a thatched roof. The estate is also home to the Old Plantation House and other colonial-era artefacts, including a boatyard and a graveyard. L'Union Estate also contains a tortoise pen that houses some giant tortoises that are endemic to the region.

62. Zip Lining in Seychelles

62 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Pre-book this tourist favourite so that you can secure your spot for this busy activity. You get to buzz through the forest canopy, flora and fauna. You have 8 zip lines ranges to pick from, so find your favourite landscape and take off! This is safe for adults as well as children which makes it perfect for family trips.

63. Anse Patates

54 km
from city center
63 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Anse Patates is a quaint little beach located in the northernmost tip of La Digue Island. Having rock formations and the occasional Dolphins swim by it, the Anse Patate is one of the prettiest beaches of the island of La Digue. Not very crowded and popular, it offers great spots for one to relax. The views from this cove-like beach are quite stunning, and the granite boulders are strewn about the soft white sandy beach add further variety to the area. One of the few beachfront hotels in Seychelles can be found here, just opposite to the road running parallel to Anse Patates. Apart from the guests of the hotel, there is comparatively lesser tourist crowd here, so you can spend a relaxing day at the beach in solitude.

64. Sunstroke Studio

0 km
from city center
64 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

In Victoria on Mahe Island, Sunstroke Studio is the home of a local artist George Camille who has been exhibited since 1983. Painting in different medium and styles such as acrylic, pastel and silk painting; his paintings depict the essence and spirit of the Creole way of life. He has received international acclaim for his works and owns four galleries as well as hosts exhibitions in Fregate Island Gallery. You can also purchase beautiful pictures, paintings, postcards, T-shirts from here.

65. Kaz Zanana

0 km
from city center
65 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Housed in a traditional Creole building, Kaz Zanana is an art gallery in Victoria, housing paintings of celebrated Seychellois painter George Camille. With a cafe in the building, you can enjoy both great food and art. As an added bonus, some of the paintings can also be purchased. Built during the early 20th century, the wooden house houses Camille's depictions of daily Creole life and his works have been showcased in galleries the globe over.

66. Anse Port Launay

11 km
from city center
66 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Although not too popular in comparison to some other beaches, Anse Port Launay is a scenic and mesmerising site. With stunning and contrasting differences during high tide and low tide, the beach has a lot to offer like walking to an islet that is completely submerged during high tide and only accessible during low tide. And during high tide, visitors can rent kayaks to follow the same routes or explore the marshlands. Being well connected and with lovely views, it definitely deserves a place on your itinerary.

67. Anse Louis

3 km
from city center
67 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Close to the uber-luxe Maia Resort that overlooks the bay, Anse Louis is a beautiful beach located on the west coast of the island of Mahe. Being famous among the guests at the resort, it offers high waves making it suitable for surfing apart from perfect romantic strolls during sunset. An added bonus is that it is easily accessible and beach road is only a stone's throw away from the water!

68. SeyTe Tea Factory

6 km
from city center
68 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Set on the hills of Morne Blanc, the Seyte tea factory is in the western Mahe district at a distance of three kilometres from Port Glaud. This is a fully functional tea factory located in Morne Seychellois National Park producing the highest percentage of the tea consumed in Seychelles. The splendid tea factory enjoys a scenic location, and tourists get a lovely panoramic view of the slopes of Mahe from here.

69. Anse Marie-Louise

47 km
from city center
69 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Lying south-east of Mahe, Anse Marie Louise is a tranquil beach wrapped in turquoise blue water and sparkling sand. Anse Marie is easily accessible from Anse Forbans and is often referred to as an extension of the same beach. Being one of the last beaches of the island, Anse Marie is not as busy as other beaches in Seychelles Island.

70. Ile Cocos

58 km
from city center
70 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Featured in many of Seychelle's promotional materials, Ile Cocos is a small island that is under environmental protection by the government. Featuring a lovely postcard-worthy island dotted with vegetation, consisting mostly of palm trees, the island offers an unparalleled snorkeling and diving experience due to the rich marine life present here.

71. Eden Island

5 km
from city center
71 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Located around 3.5 kilometers from Victoria, Eden Island is an artificial island belonging to the Mahe port islands, built with funds from Dubai, having protected bays and beaches. With premium ocean-facing views, the island is famous for its luxurious Eden Bleu Hotel. The island also has a Yacht marina, bars and restaurants and also places for a shopping spree. Eden Island is the only place in Mahe where foreigners are permitted to buy a land, with waterside villas on Sale.

72. Bel Ombre

11 km
from city center
72 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Bel Ombre is an administrative district located in Mahé Island, where the capital of Seychelles - Victoria, is also present. It works well for international tourists because the region is easily accessible by cheap local transport. Bel Ombre is famous for its natural beauty and scene locales, and the exotic local culture on display. Various tropical vacation activities also make this district a crowd favourite. The harbour and fishing village ensure that the seafood is always of top quality. Bel Ombre has activities for all - solo travellers, couples and families as well!

73. Carana Beach

13 km
from city center
73 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

With white sand and pristine waters, the Carana Beach is situated at the most beautiful bay in the north of Mahe. It's a secluded beach with the best views and vegetation. The waters are shallow with seaweed spotted around November to July is the best time to swim. The beach is quite good for surfing during high tides during the other times.

74. Felicite Island

58 km
from city center
74 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

One of the Granitic Inner Islands, Felicite Island lies at a distance of just 4 kilometres from the coast of north La Digue. The beautiful island is lined with white sandy beaches on its shores and a plethora of flora and fauna to make it worth the visit. Felicite is a small island in Seychelles, with just around 3 kilometres of length and 1.5 kilometres of width. This also makes it easy for visitors to explore the entire island in a matter of hours.

75. Seychelles Island Foundation

7 km
from city center
75 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Established by the government of Seychelles in 1979, the Seychelles Island Foundation (SIF) in an organization that works for protection and conservation of wildlife, natural history, and heritage sites. The SIR protects and manages the island of Aldabra and Vallee De Mai which are world heritage sites in Seychelles. Representing the rich natural heritage of Seychelles, the SIF conserves the world's largest coral atoll, the world's largest population of giant tortoise, unique birds and spectacular seabird colonies, largets intact Coco de Mer forest, endangered species like the Aldabra rail and Seychelles black parrot.

76. Veuve Reserve

52 km
from city center
76 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Known as the "Home of the Paradise Fly-catcher", Veuve Reserve on the La Digue Island is the only place where the critically endangered Seychelles Black Paradise Flycatcher can be found. Almost like a well-kept secret with jungle vegetation and trails around the area, you can reconnect with nature at this place.

77. Liberty Monument

0 km
from city center
77 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

A historical monument, the Liberty Monument was unveiled in 2014 to commemorate 38 years of Seychelles' independence from the British. The British-Seychellois artist- Tom Bowers designed the bronze monument of a man and a woman carrying the national flag. The grand edifice is located in Mont Fleuri on the Mahe island. Inaugurated by President James Michel, the statue represents the unity, patriotism and hope to be a tribute to those who dedicated their lives to freedom and also to the youth.

78. St Pierre Islet

51 km
from city center
78 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

An uninhabited island, St Pierre Islet lies in the north of Praslin Island and the east of Curieuse Island. A perfect destination for snorkelers, divers, yachtsmen, the waters of the island is calm and perfect for water activities. Grab your fishing and water sports outfits and jump into the sea of great fun and entertainment. An island which has stored its natural beauty and has preserved its native ecosystem, St Pierre Islet is among the few islands at Seychelles where you will be isolated, cut off from the rest of the world.

79. La Passe

53 km
from city center
79 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

La Passe is a quaint tiny village settlement on the northern shores of La Digue. The area occupied by La Passe extends no more than 4 square kilometres on the island, and its area encompasses the majority of forested land on the east side. As part of La Digue Island, which is the third-largest island in the Seychelles archipelago - after Mahe and Praslin Island, La Passe is certainly as exciting and beautiful as its larger part. A pretty sweep of red-tiled rooftops, cosy cafes, serene beaches and a host of comfortable accommodations makes La Passe a memorable visit during your stay.

80. Camion Hall

0 km
from city center
80 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

A picturesque, small and quaint shopping mall, Camion Hall is located in the heart of Seychelles' capital Victoria. The perfect place to pick up handicrafts and trinkets unique to the country, Camion Hall gives people the opportunity to support local businesses while purchasing things to remember your trip by. In the centre of the city, you can find locally produced handicrafts and other interesting creative items that are special to Seychelles at this mall.

81. Old Courthouse

0 km
from city center
81 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Located close to the clock tower and just across the National Museum, the Old Courthouse is a historic building of Seychelles. A perfect example of the Creole style of architecture you'll notice the building at the corner of Francis Rachel Street. Open 24 hours a day, it's easily accessible and doesn't have an entry fee. It's a great monument that's worth belonging to your photo collections.

82. Doctor's House

0 km
from city center
82 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

The 114-year-old Doctor's house, located on Curieuse, is an exemplary model of the Creole style of architecture. The building recounts the painful history of the island of Curieuse which was used as a quarantine for people with leprosy. The lovely style of architecture ensures that the house is cool all the time due to cross ventilation. The building is located close to the National Marine Park and is now a Historical Museum.

83. Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Mosque

0 km
from city center
83 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

With its glistening gold dome, Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa mosque in Victoria cuts an imposing dome over the Seychellian skyline. The mosque serves the country's minority Islamic community. The mosque currently has the capacity to hold around 600 male and female worshippers and is busiest during Friday prayers.

84. Anglican Church - St Paul's Cathedral

8 km
from city center
84 out of 86
places to visit in Seychelles

Located close to the revolution avenue in Victoria, the Anglican church is a simple but beautiful church. Built-in May 1959 by the first Bishop of Mauritius, it is also known as St. Paul's Church, acting as both a cathedral of the diocese and an Anglican Parish Church. Erected on 14th May 1859, by Bishop Vincent William Ryan, the church has undergone renovations ever since.

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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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.

How much does a package cost for Seychelles?

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