Book your ticket to Seychelles and experience some of the world’s most breath-taking beaches. The Seychelles has always been known for its beaches that have immersive beauty. The 3 main islands such as Mahé, Praslin and La Digue have some unique features, they are all surrounded by large rocks and covered with coconut and takamaka.
The Seychelles archipelago is renowned for its beautiful beaches. With coconut palms and takamaka, coves granitic islands have a special feature. They are surrounded by large rocks. This is the case in Mahé, Praslin and La Digue especially. Depending on the season, the Seychelles beaches can be windy. Beware of currents which can be dangerous when swimming.
Anse Source D’Argent
One…two…three, and you are there! The water is warm, sculpted granite rocks, a gentle breeze on your skin, clouds passing by, rainbow-coloured fish in large coral gardens and palm trees leaning over the coastline – there’s nothing better than this. Anse Source D’Argent is ideal for sunbathing, but the waters are generally too shallow to swim during low tides. The best moment to visit this beach would be in the late afternoon, when you will have the beach all to yourself.
A 15 minute plod from Grand Anse, Petite Anse on La Digue is perfect for some “me-time”. Expect to be rewarded by turquoise shallows, a half-moon of white sand and nobody in sight. If you head to the north of the beach, you might be able to spend some time on the granite boulders and admire the occasional sea eagle.
Nature lovers, this island is wonderful. Encircled by white sand and crystal clear sea, the island is often surrounded by unexpected guests – dolphins and sharks. They usually visit the island during the periods October – December and March – May. Between October and February, you may also witness turtles laying their eggs on the shore.
Being the longest beach on Mahé, Anse Royale is secluded but completely protected from the rough sea. Generally safe to swim, it’s perfect for family time, especially for children. May and October will provide you with a suitable climate to bring happiness to your heart.
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The white sandy rocks surrounded by splendid granite rocks will surely leave you speechless. It is version true postcard picture.
Aside from that, Seychelles’ beaches are normally desserted. You can have the beach all for yourself, your family or even with your partner – a romantic lunch or dinner, whatever you want. In additionthe Seychellois people will make you feel so at ease that it will be as if you are still home.
Feeling a little lazy in the morning? Worry not! The beach next to your hotel is not privately-owned, making it accessible to all. However, do bear in mind that some beaches are distant due to the remote location of the smaller islands itself. You will therefore have to travel by boat or with the help of a guide.
Aquatic adventurers, you have not been left out. You will be able to practice some snorkelling on the different islands, particularly Mahé and Praslin. These specific places are rich with concealed treasures – floras and faunas.
You can find other activities ranging from kayaking, pedal boating and windsurfing. For water skiing and jet skiing, you will have to travel to Beau Vallon in Mahé. Located in the north of Mahé, the beach of Beau Vallon differs completely from the wide sandy beaches.
If you are looking for a more intimate level, the Anse Georgette beach awaits you on Praslin with its typical granite rocks and magnificent scenery worthy of the most attractive postcards. Nevertheless, in terms of authenticity and preservation, Cousin Island and Curieuse Island remain the best.
Lastly, you will have to visit the most beautiful beach – Anse Source D’Argent. Having been voted as one of the top ten most beautiful beaches in the world, this beach is lined with blocks of pink granite, surrounded by turquoise water. It is absolutely a destination not to be missed so book your ticket with Air Seychelles today!
To be safe, it is recommended that you inquire before swimming in case of adverse weather conditions or similar. From April to October, it is discouraged to paddle on several beaches of La Digue due to pounding waves.