Attractions

Beach in West Coast

Petite Anse

This pristine curve of white sand is accessible via the Four Seasons Resort; wait at the gate and a buggy will take you down to the beach. Come late afternoon: as the sun lowers, the sky deepens to orange. This beac…
Beach in West Coast

Anse Soleil

The idyllic little beach of Anse Soleil is a pocket-sized paradise. You can pause here for lunch – there's a beach restaurant – but beware, you may never want to leave. It's accessible via a secondary road (it's sig…
Beach in West Coast

Grande Anse

Grande Anse is an immense swath of sand that glimmers with a fierce but utterly enchanting beauty. No other beach provides the same opportunities for long, solitary walks. It's not suitable for swimming, though, due…
Beach in West Coast

Anse Port Launay

Close to the Constance Ephelia, just 50m beyond Port Launay Bus Terminal, this gorgeous circle of sand can feel like paradise with its overhanging trees, turquoise waters and lovely views.
Beach in West Coast

Anse Takamaka

The gently curving Anse Takamaka is a gorgeous strand for walking unfettered on white sand and gaping at sunsets. Facilities include Batista's bar-restaurant.
Beach in West Coast

Anse Major

One of the most beautiful beaches on Mahé, Anse Major is only accessible on foot from Danzil. The setting is a match for any beach in the Seychelles, although swimming can be dangerous.
Beach in West Coast

Anse Intendance

A top-end resort lines the northern portion of this high-profile beach. The southern end is almost deserted and offers good swimming and snorkelling. The sunset views are some of the best in the Seychelles. From the…
Beach in West Coast

Anse Louis

To the north of Anse à la Mouche the coast is a bit less glam but appealing nonetheless. If you can find access to Anse Louis, where the superswish Maia Luxury Resort lies, you'll be rewarded with a superlative beac…
Beach in West Coast

Anse Petite Police & Police Bay

From the village of Quatre Bornes, a road leads to Police Bay, a splendid, blissfully isolated spot at the southern tip of the island. Sadly, the currents are too dangerous for swimming, but the beaches are great pl…