Welcome to Seychelles

Splendid Beaches

Mother Nature was very generous with these 115 islands scattered in the Indian Ocean, and has spoiled them rotten. Undeniably, the beaches are the big attraction, and what beaches: exquisite ribbons of pearlescent sand lapped by topaz waters and backed by lush hills and big glacis boulders. And hardly a soul in sight. Choosing your favourite beach is like trying to pick a flavour of ice cream – they're all so good! Hot favourites include world-famous Anse Source d'Argent, secluded Anse Marron, sexy Anse Takamaka and picture-postcard perfect Anse Lazio.

Aquatic Delights

Diving and snorkelling are the most popular activities in the Seychelles, and rightly so. Healthy reefs, canyon-like terrain, shallow shelves, exciting shipwrecks, impressive granite outcrops and splendid coral gardens give divers and snorkellers almost instant access to a variety of environments. The water is warm and clear, and teeming with life from the tiniest juvenile tropical to the largest pelagic creature, including whale sharks. Whether you're an experienced diver or slapping on fins for the first time, there are sites for all levels. And you'll be welcomed by qualified, multilingual instructors in state-of-the-art dive centres.

Luxury Resorts

White-sand beaches, secluded coves, coral-coloured sunsets, swish hotels, slick restaurants, hushed spas. With such a dreamlike setting, it's not surprising that honeymooners and those seeking a glamorous tropical getaway have long had the Seychelles at the top of their wish lists. You too can live the high life at one of the country's star-spangled hotspots, provided you have the cash. If you’re not a millionaire, fear not. This paradise is more affordable than you think. On top of ultraluxurious options, the Seychelles has plenty of self-catering facilities and family-run guesthouses that are easier on the wallet and offer local colour.

Ecotourism & Wildlife Spotting

Charge your camera batteries, people – the Seychelles is not dubbed 'The Galàpagos of the Indian Ocean' for nothing. Watching sea turtles nesting on Bird Island's sandy beaches or giant Aldabra tortoises roaming freely on Curieuse is one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences. If you're hoping to spot sooty terns, tropicbirds, warblers and magpie robins in their natural habitats, the bird sanctuaries of Aride, Cousin, and Bird Islands should figure heavily in your planning. And Praslin's Vallée de Mai is a slice of Eden where you can see the very rare coco de mer palms in their natural state.

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Beau Vallon Snorkeling in Seychelles

Your snorkel trip will be organized where the surface is calm and there is little to no current. The coral reef and sea life is easy to see from the surface. Enjoy some of the best dive sites north of Mahé Island. You will leave at your selected departure time and take a boat from Beau Vallon Beach for a 15-20-minute ride to the snorkeling sites. A snorkel-guide will be there for your safety and to show you where the best views are and point out the marine life.Mask, snorkel, wetsuit and fins are all included along with refreshments on the boat.

$142.21 Day Trips & Excursions


HIGHLIGHTS: Swimming & Snorkeling Coastal Cruising Ste. Anne Marine Park RECOMMENDATIONS / WHAT TO BRING: Light casual clothing (T-shirts, shorts) Comfortable walking shoes (Trainers) Swimwear Sun Cream / Cap / Beach towel Cash Camera NB: Not for disabled or elderly…Our sincere apologies PROGRAMME:07:30 - 08:30 hrs   Pick-up from hotels08:45 hrs               Boarding of ODEZIR09:00 hrs               Introduction of program, safety briefing and departure for Moyenne Island                               History of the St.Anne Marine Park including the Long, Round, St.Anne & Cerf Island09:30 hrs               Disembarkation on Moyenne Island, brief tour of the island where nature and man live in harmony.                                                               Emphasized by the 105 land tortoises you will meet roaming around freely.                               Relaxation on the beach, swimming and / or snorkeling11:30 hrs               Embarkation on ODEZIR                               Snorkeling in the Marine Park or Seche Island, sea conditions. (Weather permitting)                               Arrive at the reef barrier, fish feeding (Bread distributed) & snorkeling13:30 hrs               BBQ Lunch is served on board ODEZIR14:30 hrs               After lunch, set sail along the islands of the Marine Park.                               With afternoon Snorkeling / Swimming at Ile Cache.16:15 hrs               Arrive at Angel Fish. Boarding of buses to respective hotels.END OF TOURNB: Itinerary and /or Timings specified above are subject to change without prior notice for circumstances beyond the control of Creole Travel Services

$143.91 Day Trips & Excursions


HIGHLIGHTS:For clients who prefer walking via Anse Major: • Hiking • Treasure digging site • Nature trailFor all clients: • BBQ Lunch • Swimming • Snorkeling • Coastal CruisingRECOMMENDATIONS / WHAT TO BRING: • Light casual clothing (T-shirts, shorts) • Comfortable walking shoes (Trainers) • Swimwear • Sun Cream / Cap / Beach towel • Camera • Cash or credit cardNB: As it requires a lot of mobility. Surf n turf is not for the disabled or elderly. PROGRAMME:For those who prefer walking via Anse Major:07:30 – 08:30 hrs  Pick-up from hotels & transfer to Danzilles, Bel Ombre09:00 hrs               Depart from La Scala Restaurant.                                Leisurely guided hike to Anse Major with photo stops along the way.11:00 hrs               Arrive at Anse Major for relaxation & "cooling off".                               Relaxation on the beach, Swimming / Snorkeling.For those who prefer cruising rather than walking:07:30 – 08:30 hrs  Pick-up from the hotels & transfer to Angel Fish09:00 hrs               Depart from Angel fish.                                Cruising slowly up north along the coast of Beau Vallon11:15 hrs               Arrive at Anse Major for a quick Swim / Snorkeling.For all clients (after cruising or hiking to Anse Major):11:30 – 12:00 hrs  Embarkation on board ODEZIR. Set sail to Anse Diri / Baie Ternay12:30 hrs               Arrive at Baie Ternay.                                BBQ lunch served onboard.13:00 hrs               Followed by Snorkeling and Swimming.15:00 hrs               Cruising down along Beau Vallon coast heading towards Angel Fish Marina.17:00 – 17:15 hrs  Arrive at Angel Fish Marina & transfer back to your respective hotel.END OF TOURNB: Itinerary and /or Timings specified above are subject to change without prior notice for circumstances beyond the control of Creole Travel Services

$143.36 Day Trips & Excursions

St Anne Marine Park Full day boat trip from Mahe

Spend the day discovering one of Seychelles main attractions. If you’re in the Seychelles, why not spend a day amid the postcard-perfect scenery of Ste Anne Marine National Park off the north coast of Mahé? Whether you choose to snorkel through the rich marine life or just float in the crystal-clear waters of a sand bank, you’ll feel your senses ignite at being so immersed in nature.We depart from Eden island, in front of the Maharaja restaurant at 9a.m. You may park at the Eden Plaza basement parking.. After a 20-minute boat ride in a mostly protected bay, you’ll have the opportunity to go snorkeling and hopefully see rays, turtles and even baby sharks, among the large variety of other marine life.At 11 a.m. we make our way to Moyenne Island National Park, a conservation sanctuary with more species per square foot than anywhere else in the world. Now inhabited by over a hundred giant tortoises, a few caretakers and a dog called Yellow, among richly varied plant and bird life, Moyenne was once the home of Englishman Brendon Grimshaw, a former newspaper editor who bought the previously uninhabited island in 1962 and lived there alone until his death in 2012. Stroll along the island’s 3 miles of nature paths finding out about him, including how he’s buried there alongside two pirates. Don’t be surprised if Yellow follows along!We break to enjoy a sumptuous local Creole buffet lunch at the Jolly Roger Bar and Restaurant at 1.30 p.m., before heading to one of the beaches around Ste Anne Marine National Park (to be determined by tide and weather) at about 3 p.m, or go feed the fish.After some time relaxing, we make the return trip to the marine charter marina, Victoria, at 4.30 p.m., rounding off a truly memorable experience.

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Dive Courses in the Seychelles

Learn to dive or expand your diving knowledge with Blue Sea Divers. Chose from a range of certification courses from Open Water diving through becoming a Professional Diver. For absolute beginners, do not worry if you have no experience of diving, these courses will help you enjoy this new experience. Book an Intro Dive and discover the magnificent underwater world for the first time!If you are not able to stop diving after the first experience then you can become certified in the Seychelles.If you have little time? No problem! Choose the PADI “Scuba Diver”. In two days you will have completed half of the course “Open Water” and you will receive a certification that will allow you to dive with a PADI instructor all over the world. You can complete the other half of the PADI “Open Water Diver” at any PADI dive school in the world, at any time.Want go of the Full Diving Course ? Choose PADI OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE ; Once trained and certified, you will be able to plan and conduct dives on your own.Are you already a Diver but you wish to build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives, book the Advanced Open Water Course and try out different specialities while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.Diving in Seychelles with Blue Sea Divers, we are here for your unforgettable experience.

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Relaxing cruise on a catamaran in among Seychelles islands - private cabin

Day 1: Boarding in Mahé late morning. Anchorage for the night at Saint Anne Marine Park.Day 2: Visit of the Saint Anne Marine Park islands, a beautiful spot to do snorkelling. After lunch cruise to Cocos Island which is made of large rocks with strange regular stripes carved by the sea. Cocos Island forms a beautiful sight with a great harmony of shapes and colours. Under the sea, the vision is equally attractive with thousands of fishes. Unforgettable snorkelling.Anchorage in front of the picturesque harbour of La Digue. Day 3: Rent a bike at La Digue and visit this quiet and beautiful island. With its tracks winding under tall palm trees, houses with roofs of palm leaves, small coprah factories, fine white sandy beaches and large polished rocks, La Digue might be the most beautiful island in the Seychelles. No cars, only bicycles or carts drawn by oxen. Horse rides are also possible. Anchorage in La Digue harbour.Day 4: Visit of Cousin Island. Since 1968, the island has been a nature reserve and bird sanctuary with rare species and some giant tortoises. Lunch onboard. Afternoon in Praslin. Visit the Vallée de Mai, a valley under UNESCO protection. A walk in the Vallée is enchanting. The path wanders in the near obscurity created by the enormous palm leaves of “Cocos de mer”. The trunks are 40 m high and sway gently in the breeze, making a strange rustling sound as they rub against each other. Anchorage in Baie St. Anne.Day 5: Grande Soeur. Barbeque on the beach, one of the most beautiful in Seychelles. A 40 mBarbequeto discover the island, water sports, and relaxation. Anchorage in Curieuse or Anse Petite Cour for the night.Day 6: Curieuse. This island is part of the Marine National Park, more than a hundred tortoises live here. After lunch, Saint Pierre islet, a mass of rounded rocks crowned with a clump of tall palms swaying gently in the wind: typical and superb scenery of Seychelles photographed on countless occasions and printed a million times in tourism magazines! Excellent spot for snorkelling with magnificent underwater scenery. Anchorage for the night in Anse Volbert or Anse Lazio, Praslin. Day 7: Snorkelling, swimming and water sport activities on the beautiful beaches of Praslin. Return to Mahé in the afternoon.Day 8: Disembarkation in Mahé early morning.