A holiday at Seychelles is sure to fill your travel kitty to the brim with fond memories. Seychelles, situated to the north east of Madagascar, close to the coast of Africa, is made up of more than 115 beautiful islands in the midst of the ocean. There are numerous beaches which you can visit while on a holiday to Seychelles. Here we have compiled a list of the best eight beaches which are indeed worth visiting.
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This coastline consists of numerous tiny crescent pink sand beaches. Large granite boulders separate these beaches from one another. The unique shapes of these boulders are a marvel by themselves since these curves were the created when the weather and time took a toll on these rocks. A reef stands protecting the beach which is ideal for your kids. The water is not too rough and it is safe for children to play in it. You can enjoy snorkeling at the reef which can also be used to relax and sun bathe.
Anse Lazio is located at the north western end of Praslin in the Bay Chevalier. This beach is known for its fine grained sand where you can sit and relax.
The beach is quite large and begins from the cluster of Takamama trees and palms, moving right up to the Indian Ocean. On the right you can visit the rocky Pointe Chevalier. The curve of the island protects and secludes the Anse Lazio and gives you a sense of privacy.
The Beau Vallon beach is located on the north of Mahé Island. The beach is famous for its panoramic view of the North Island as well as Silhouette. Numerous diving and water sports centers have cropped up at this beach. The Teddy’s Glass Bottom Boat Tour is another major attraction which draws the visitors to this beach.
The Anse Royale is longer than all other beaches on Mahé, yet it is secluded and you are protected from the rough sea here. It is safe to swim in these waters. The climate between May and October is apt for a visit to this beach where you can swim and relax to your heart’s content.
This beach is located on Mahé Island, which has a commendable width and is a haven for surfers who need large swells. The current is multi-directional and hence it is not easy to swim in these waters. The Banyan Tree Resort puts up signal flags to update the people who still wish to go ahead and have a swim in these rough waters. You can also spot turtles nesting on this beach and capture them on your celluloid.
The Cimitiere beach is a secluded beach situated in Silhouette Island. During the monsoon between May and October the waves can get quite rough. This beach also boasts of a couple of natural swimming pools which have been formed by protecting the rocks of the beach. In case you wish to do something different then you can visit the inland forest. You can reach this by horse riding from the Riding Centre Utegangar.
Port Launay is one of the most enchanting and mesmerizing beach situated in the west of Mahé. Despite being quite crowded during the weekends this beach has been maintained quite well. You can swim in the clean waters of this beach.
The Anse Georgette on Praslin Island is counted amongst the top 10 most beautiful beaches of the world. You need to use a ferry in order to reach this beach. This private beach is ideal for people who seek privacy. Newly married couples out on a honeymoon are particularly impressed by the beauty and privacy this beach offers. The Lemuria Resort provides you a luxurious stay while visiting this beach.