Seychelles

Seychelles Holidays

Picture powder-white beaches, cerulean waters and lush hills; with 115 Indian Ocean islands on which to be cast away in style, Seychelles holidays transform daydreams into reality.

Drift from island to island to experience the archipelago's diverse geography of granitic landscapes and primeval jungles. Wander off to a postcard-perfect beach to laze in the sun. Swim, snorkel or scuba dive fluorescent reefs. At least half the world’s oldest group of islands is protected territory and teeming with undersea life. There are a wide array of Seychelles holiday packages and Seychelles honeymoons on offer, ensure you chat to an agent who can guide you to ensure you choose the perfect resort for you, whether you are travelling with your family or loved one.

The most popular islands to visit for a Seychelles Holiday include Mahe and Praslin, while smaller islands such as La Digue, North Island and Sainte Anne offer additional privacy, exclusivity and unique resort experiences.

Give your Instagram a shot of island envy with snaps of Anse Lazio, one of the world’s most photographed beaches. Gaze up at soaring palm trees found nowhere else on earth before dining on fresh seafood, prepared in the local Creole style.

With endless beaches to explore, shaded pergolas to lounge beneath, and the slow, slow tempo of the islands to match your mood, there’s something undeniably dreamlike about a Seychelles holiday.

For a similar island getaway experience browse our Mauritius holiday packages, Maldives holiday packages and Zanzibar holiday packages.

Facts about travelling to the Seychelles

Best time to visit Seychelles?

While a Seychelles holiday is a good idea any time of the year, April, May and October are calm, windless and less crowded.

If you go on holiday to Seychelles between December and March, expect short tropical bursts of rain.

Your dream Seychelles holiday is an easy 5-hour direct flight from Johannesburg and conveniently visa-free.

Things to do in the Seychelles

Vallée de Mai

One of the top attractions and things to do in the Seychelles is to and Wander through the Vallée de Mai coco de mer palm tree forest.

Anse Lazio

Visit Anse Lazio, one of the most photographed beaches in the world.

Island hopping

Island hopping is easy via a regular network of flights and ferries.

Scuba diving

Dive one of the most diverse and protected marine environments on the planet.

Snorkelling

Snorkel among ancient turtles at Sainte Anne National Marine Park.

Ox cart ride

Experience slow-travel by ox cart on no-cars La Digue Island.

Exploring

Explore at your own pace on foot or hire a bicycle.

National Botanical Gardens

Discover the secret life of plants at the National Botanical Gardens.

Local food

Savour fresh seafood with a local Creole twist.

Beaches

The Seychelles beaches are characterised by white sand and large boulders, making for striking photography. ·

Seychelles Travel Tips

Select an all inclusive resort so that you can stash your wallet and enjoy a hassle-free holiday to the Seychelles.

We recommend choosing a 7-night Seychelles Holiday package in order for you to make the most of the islands and your chosen resort.

If travelling on a Seychelles Honeymoon ensure you let the hotel know, so they can arrange something extra special for you.

When travelling to the Seychelles from South Africa there’s no need to worry about changing rands to rupees prior to departure, as foreign exchange can be transacted at various Seychelles banks.

Hop the islands - each island has its own charm and unusual character.

If you’re travelling on a budget, plan for the fact that meals, drinks and excursions can be pricey (which is why we recommend all-inclusive).

Book your Seychelles holiday activities on arrival for greater flexibility and to accommodate changes in weather.

Grocery stores are limited so consider stowing an emergency snack pack in your luggage.

Locals might appear restrained at first but they respond warmly to a cheerful “hello”.

Take plenty of photos, they are the ultimate, lightweight souvenirs.

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