“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”
The 115 islands of the Seychelles archipelago, being part of the African continent, are precious gemstones set in the warm Indian Ocean with white sandy beaches fringed by palm trees, crystal clear turquoise seas and a pristine and untouched environment.
Seychelles luxury journeys are special and aspirational, diving and snorkeling are excellent here, shimmering shoals of fish and pristine iridescent coral gardens.
The Seychelles archipelago is home to a huge array of marine life, around 900 species of fish as well as turtles, whitetip and nurse sharks, the rare grey reef shark and the awe inspiring whale-shark.
The Seychelles are characterized by coral atolls and islands carpeted with rich vegetation, dominated by rugged granite mountains; the dense forests and the swaying coconut groves are bird sanctuaries.
There are over eighty plants unique to the Seychelles first of all the rare, endemic, downright bizarre, iconic and giant-sized Coco De Mer.
Certain plants and animals can only be found on certain islands and some of them are the rarest species on earth like the heaviest tortoise or a flightless bird: the Aldabra rail is the last flightless bird species in the Western Indian Ocean and as such holds a very special place in the avifauna of the Seychelles.
Surely the Seychelles represent a luxury beach destination and also a popular honeymoon destination, moreover the Seychelles islands are blessed with a year-long warm, tropical climate, it’s always a good time to enjoy this tropical paradise.
This beautiful country has the smallest population of the entire African country but hosts two outstanding UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Aldabra, the world’s largest raised coral atoll and home to the world’s largest population of giant tortoises; and Praslin’s Vallée de Mai, an ancient palm forest, once believed to be the original site of the Garden of Eden.
Fregate Island Private is Just 20 minutes by helicopter from Mahé, the scenic transfer-flight offers a glorious view from above on white sandy bays, secluded coves with crystal clear turquoise seas and an exotic vegetation.
Fregate Island is characterized by surreal rock formations, lush forests as well as some of the world’s best idyllic beaches and cerulean seas; this is a perfect location for those wanting absolute luxury
The surrounding ocean offers plenty of opportunities for diving and snorkeling as well as deep sea fishing.
On over 70 tiny satellite islands of the Seychelles Archipelago, most of which are deserted, are present some mind blowing luxury lodges with exclusive services and some of the best Spas in the world; in these idyllic and exclusive hideaway guests can choose among several watersports or solely relax in front of crystal waters lapping the shore.
Mahe is the largest island of the Seychelles and the starting point of any Seychelles holiday; the island is home to a large array of luxury lodges and tropical sanctuary like the Baie Ternay Marine National Park, and the Port Launay Marine National Park.
Mahe’s forests boast rare endemic plants such as the carnivorous Seychelles Pitcher plant, and many species of unique orchids.
Praslin Island is the second largest island in the Seychelles and was often used historically as a hideaway for pirates and Arab merchants. As well as the pristine and beautiful beaches Praslin also boasts large tracts of tropical forest, with birds such as the endemic Seychelles bulbul and the Seychelles black parrot.
The Vallee de Mai Nature Preserve, a Unesco World Heritage Site, is known for the unique coco de mer and vanilla orchids.
La Digue is the fourth largest inhabited island of the Seychelles but covers only a tiny area of 10 square km.
La Digue is known for its exceptionally beautiful beaches, for stunning secret calets, for a surprising offers of watersports and for the Veuve Nature Reserve that is home to the rare Black Paradise fly catcher.
For those sailing or yacht enthusiasts, island hopping through the azure waters of the Seychellois Indian Ocean and coral atolls, is an idyllic way to spend a couple of weeks.
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