Giant tortoises, endemic palms and birds galore: the best of the Seychelles

Explore the islands’ extraordinary biodiversity.

Worldly Appetites: Creole cuisine in the Seychelles

Explore the culinary treats of the Seychelles with two flavourful recipes.

Health and safety in the Seychelles

Health The islands of the Seychelles pose no great health threats, and probably the worst thing that could happen is sunburn or dehydration. The…

Praslin

The lovely island of Praslin, home of the coco de mer palm, has a gentle, unhurried pace and an ambience of quiet tranquillity. Long stretches of…

Silhouette

This green and verdant isle rises out of the encircling coral reef, creating a silhouette against the sunset.  From Beau Vallon on Mahé, the…

La Digue

With its coconut palms and magnificent white sands, La Digue is the epitome of laidback. La Digue, with its dramatic, sculptured granite rocks and…

Food and drink in the Seychelles

Imagine the freshest seafood, flavoured with coconut milk, garlic, ginger, limes and chillies, and cooked to perfection by chefs who know how to make…

Aldabra

Aldabra is awesome in its wild, untamed and natural beauty. Rugged, rough and remote, this World Heritage Site wilderness atoll has survived the ravages…

Bird Island

Marvel at sooty tern colonies and the world’s largest giant tortoise on this exclusive island. Remote Bird Island, another privately owned sandy speck in…

Victoria

One of the world’s smallest capitals, Victoria is an interesting little town, with an eclectic mix of architecture. Victoria, one of the smallest capitals…