Top things to do in East Coast

Top Choice Creole in East Coast

La Grande Maison

At Takamaka Bay, La Grande Maison is the home kitchen of Christelle Verheyden, arguably the country's most talented chef. The atmosphere, in a restored and airy colonial home, is a fine backdrop for Verheyden's exqu…
Top Choice International in East Coast

Kafe Kreol

One of the east coast's best seaside restaurants, stylish and breezy Kafe Kreol combines beachside charm, good service and terrific food; the octopus curry is outstanding, they cook the tuna just right and the pizza…
Top Choice Distillery in East Coast

Takamaka Bay

On this popular tour you learn the story behind the island's main distillery and about the rum-making procedure. The tour runs for between 30 and 45 minutes and concludes with a tasting and an opportunity to purchas…
Beach in East Coast

Fairyland Beach

Most of the Seychelles' postcard-stunning beaches are on Praslin and La Digue, but Fairyland Beach when seen from the south is a real looker, with a lovely arc of sand fringed with palm trees and granite boulders. S…
Cafe in East Coast

Le Jardin du Roi

The setting is wonderful at this cafe-restaurant up the hills at the spice garden, and it puts you in the mood for a fruit juice or a crunchy salad. Seafood and sandwiches also feature on the menu, alongside octopus…
Gardens in East Coast

Le Jardin du Roi

Located 2km up in the hills above Anse Royale, this lush spice garden owes its existence to Pierre Poivre, the French spice entrepreneur. There is a self-guided walk around the 35-hectare orchard-crossed-with-forest…
Creole in East Coast

Les Dauphins Heureux Café-Restaurant

A classic beachfront setting with a shady terrace and a tropical garden characterises this classy eatery with a modernish feel. Choose between subtly flavoured fish, seafood, curries and meat dishes – we enjoyed the…
Arts & Crafts in East Coast

Domaine de Val des Prés

The Domaine de Val des Prés at Anse aux Pins consists of a cluster of craft shops grouped around a 19th-century plantation house with a few bits of memorabilia. The rather motley assortment of crafts on offer includ…
Church in East Coast

Église Notre-Dame du Perpétuel Secours

Consecrated in 2009, this graceful church is simplicity itself and is all the better for it. Instead of stained-glass windows, the massive windows are slats that catch the sea breeze and lend the whole structure a l…
Gardens in East Coast

Kot Man-Ya

Worth a look if you're in the area, this lovely vivid garden, overseen by a retired Seychelles diplomat, has all manner of exotic, tropical flowers on display. It nicely complements Le Jardin du Roi, not far away. A…