With more than 100 islands forming part of the archipelago, it can be hard to determine which island is right for you.
To be honest: you can’t go wrong on any island in the Seychelles. Although each island is unique, they all offer breathtaking beauty, azure seas, beautiful white sandy beaches and a tropical climate… in short: paradise.
However, if you’re looking for the perfect island for you, here are some tips you might want to consider:
Conservation highlights – Frégate Island
Conservation is the name of the game on this island and prides itself on its conservation activities.
The beaches of Frégate is known to provide a vital nesting habitat for two species of sea turtle: the endangered Hawksbill Turtle and the endangered Green Turtle. During every nesting season from October to January, the island’s conservation staff safeguards and monitors the nests.
Travellers have the chance to witness first-hand the sight of a female turtle laying her eggs on the shore. A truly magical experience.
Did you know? Frégate provides a unique and secluded island experience with just 16 exclusively designed villas, all arranged to offer privacy. Only 3km² large, Frégate offers seven dream beaches with crystal clear waters, as well as flora and fauna unparalleled in the world.
The best nightlife – Mahé Island
Dress up and put on your dancing shoes in Mahé. Should you find yourself in the capital, you will soon realise that it truly comes to life at night in true island style.This island
While it is really up to you where you would like to party it up, the two most popular nightclubs are Katiolo Night Club, which is located at Anse Faure, and Club Lovenut in the centre of Victoria.
Katiolo is considered to be the number one nightclub in the Seychelles with its open-air tropical décor by the beach and latest hits music. Although the vibe is quite relaxed, the club has a strict dress code: no shorts and flip flops here.
Club Lovenut and Café is a fully air conditioned club and offers a luxury VIP area. It is one of the popular nightlife spots of Mahe for young people, and the club guarantees the latest hit releases.
Unforgettable angling – Alphonse Island
Considered a fly-angler's paradise, the expansive flats surrounding the Alphonse atolls provide the fly-fishing experience of a lifetime. Ten thousand acres of hard white sand flats provide easy wading and world class sight-fishing.
Alphonse Island has some of the richest fishing grounds in the world with an abundance of wahoo, sailfish, dorado, tuna, rainbow runner and trophies such as marlin.
Did you know? Alphonse also accounts for more than 90% of world’s Milkfish caught and released on an annual basis. Anyone catching these big game fish will have the bragging rights when returning home…
Unashamed luxury and romance – North Island
One of the top luxury private island resorts in Seychelles, North Island offers ‘unashamed luxury’, ‘bespoke service’ and ‘exceptional privacy and exclusivity’ in your tropical home away from home.
True luxury at North Island consists uninterrupted time together, which makes it the ideal romantic escape. The North Island team loves creating special moments for couples… from dinners on the beach to couple’s massages.
Family holidays – St Anne
With its friendly and welcoming people, tropical temperatures and beautiful beaches, Seychelles is the ideal family destination.
The Bob Marlin Kids Club at Sainte Anne Resort and Spa is sure to keep your little ones entertained with a specially built, child-friendly facility, packed with all kinds of toys, games and activities that children love. Well-trained and multi-lingual childcare staff is on call all day and night to make sure your little ones are happy.
Kids and teens can participate in water sports, land sports, cultural activities as well as learn new skills, and arts and crafts. They’ll spend their day sailing, kayaking and windsurfing….
Golfing in paradise – Praslin
Want to show off your handicap? Praslin will prove to be your golfing muse. The Constance Lemuria Resort is home to a championship par 70 18-hole golf course, offering spectacular views of three beaches and beautifully terraced greens.
Golfing here is not for the faint-hearted though, as the course is considered a tough challenge with elevated tees, water hazards and wide fairways.
Word of advice…The first 12 holes can be played at a leisurely pace, but from the 13th hole the real challenge starts. Expect steep slopes with thick forest and spectacular views.
Underwater wonders – Silhouette Island
With dive sites ranging in depth from 8m to 30m, the Seychelles is the ideal diving destination for both experienced divers and beginner divers…
At Silhouette Island, you will discover a barrier reef with some of the healthiest coral in the Seychelles. The island's granite cliffs are also sure to make for a spectacular background to your dives.
You can expect to see blue-spotted rays, white-tip sharks, hawksbill turtles, grey snappers and batfish abound. Divers will also be able to see barracudas, spotted eagle rays, moray eels, lionfish and parrotfish to name but a few.