Seychelles Travel Guide

Seychelles Travel Guide

The Seychelles is a small island nation located off the East Coast of Africa, around 1,000 miles from Kenya. This is one of the most beautiful islands you can visit in the world with incredible beaches, friendly locals, tasty food and good tourism infrastructure. View our authentic travel experiences, gap year programs and holidays in the Seychelles where you can do more than just sunbathing. 


Seychelles Travel Ideas, Gap Year Programs & Holidays

Travel to Seychelles

View essential travel information, tips, ideas and inspiration for visiting the Seychelles.

  • Capital: Victoria
  • Official languages: French, English & Seychellois Creole
  • Population: 90,000 (approx)
  • Currency: Seychellois rupee (SCR)
  • Calling code: +248


Top Reasons to Visit the Seychelles

  • A true paradise
  • Spectacular scenery
  • Beautiful islands and white sandy beaches
  • Unspoiled nature
  • Explore UNESCO-listed nature reserves
  • Lots of land and water sports
  • Luxury resorts


How to Get to the Seychelles

There are daily international flights which arrive into Seychelles International Airport which is situated on the island of Mahé. The airport is a short distance to the capital city of Victoria. As the Seychelles is a popular tourist destination lots of international airline carriers provide flights from Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Prices can be expensive so book in advance to get the best deals.


Best Places to See in the Seychelles

There are lots of tourist sights and places you should try to add to your Seychelles itinerary including:

  • Anse Intendance
  • Anse Lazio
  • Anse Volbert
  • Aride Island Nature Reserve
  • Baie Lazare
  • Beau Vallon
  • Bird Island
  • Cousin Island
  • Curieuse Island
  • La Digue Island
  • Morne Seychellois National Park
  • Silhouette Island
  • Ste Anne National Marine Park
  • Vallée de Mai National Park
  • Victoria


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