Enjoy ‘castaway’ seclusion on an island mélange of white-sand beaches, turquoise water and velvet nights under tropical skies
Postcard beaches, old-growth forests, coral reefs and UNESCO World Heritage Sites are some of the attractions of the archipelago’s 115 coral and granite islands. Hike mountain trails; revel on whitesand beaches, soaking up the tropical sun; dine on Créole cuisine and photograph unique ora and fauna.
The archipelago channels boast some of the richest shing grounds in the world and the reefs world-class diving and snorkelling. The larger, inner islands of Mahé, Praslin and La Digue are the most developed. Mahé is home to the capital, Victoria. Explore the UNESCO-listed Vallée de Mai, Praslin’s ‘Garden of Eden’. La Digue shelters the world’s most breathtaking beaches and visit the UNESCO-listed Aldabra, the world’s largest coral atoll.