Top things to do in West Coast

Top Choice Creole in West Coast

Del Place

This delightful spot weds cafe-cool to excellent cooking. The centrepiece is local seafood: octopus straight from the lagoon, baked red snapper in banana leaf, seafood platters and Creole curries, including the rare…
Top Choice Cafeteria in West Coast

Maria's Rock Cafeteria

Now here's something different. Maria, the Seychellois spouse of artist Antonio Filippin, runs this quirky restaurant beside her husband's studio. The cavernous interior is discombobulating, with granite tabletops a…
Top Choice Seafood in West Coast

Anse Soleil Café

Don't miss this unpretentious little eatery ideally positioned right on the beach. The menu has simply prepared seafood (such as grilled crab or seafood curry) and various chop sueys. It doesn't take reservations an…
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…
Art in West Coast

Michael Adams' Studio

Visit Michael Adams' studio, where silkscreen prints burst with the vivid life of the forests. They are irresistible and highly collectable, so bring plenty of rupees if you're thinking of buying. Even if you don't …
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.