Positioned deep within the Indian Ocean, Seychelles is a beautiful island nation that is a wonderful mix of solitude and serenity. It is a group of 115 islands, which offers several reasons why you should travel to Seychelles. It has thrilling activities, rejuvenation opportunities, breathtaking sights and much more. It is an ideal destination for family vacationers as well as honeymooning couples, offering various kinds of recreational, leisure as well as adventure activities.
If you still need more of convincing, here are 7 reasons why you should travel to Seychelles:
The beaches of Seychelles are no less than a paradise and feature in the list of some of the most popular beaches in the world. Revel in the sun, clean white sands, and glistening waters of the gorgeous beaches. Anse Source D’Argent, Anse Lazio, Beau Vallon and Intendance Beach are some of the popular beaches here. Indulge in the activities of your interest.
You can pick the adventure sports you like or can simply relax watching the activity going on around you. The scenery all around is unbeatable. Walk on the shore as the waters touch your feet. If you are a seclusion-seeker, finding a secluded beach would not be difficult. You can indulge in the activities of your interest.
Sumptuous Creole Cuisine
Seychellois cuisine is a mix of English, African, French, Indian and Chinese fares along with touch of Creole. Do not miss out binging on sumptuous seafood delicacies. Savoring the local sugary and sweet delights of this place are one of the best things to do on an international tour.
Treat your taste buds with some classic dishes such as rich seafood curries, fish baked in banana leaves, sauce made from ginger, garlic and chilli, and special dessert made from bananas and jackfruit. There are a number of resorts where you can learn to prepare some wonderful Creole dishes.
Underwater Marine Wonders
The vast seas of Seychelles are quite rich in their underwater marine wealth. Its wildlife has been preserved at the six marine national parks that are spread across its panoramic islands. Snorkelers and scuba divers visit this place all around the year to explore the underwater wonders of this nation.
There rich water life in the colourful corals comprises of tropical fishes, whale sharks, puffer fish, stingrays, hawksbill turtles and so on. This place has the rarest of wildlife species in the world. There also are various colorful bird and animals here. Morne Seychellois National Park in Mahe and Silhouette Island are two popular names here.
Unique Special Culture
Like other world nations with various wonderful cultures, Seychelles also has a unique special culture, which like its food, is a mix of European, African and Asian cultures. This potpourri of cultures, makes this destination quite amazing. The architecture, music and local art of this place cannot be seen anywhere else. The locals love every feature of their culture and are quite proud of it. Get your hands on some wonderful art and crafts objects. Souvenirs made from seashells are the specialty.
Visit Seychelles during its various festivals such as Carnival International de Victoria, an annual event in Vistoria and the Creole world at Festival Kreol in October. These vibrant festivals compromise of parades, cultural dances, finger-licking food, energetic music, huge processions and much more. If you are a cultural aficionado, you are going to love this place.
Thrilling Adventure Activities
The list of thrilling water sports and other adventure in Seychelles is unending. Scuba divers and snorkelers visit this place during all the months for a rendezvous with the region’s marine life. Other water sports offered here are kayaking, waterskiing, parasailing, diving and exploring Beau Vallon Bay on a Jet Ski.
As far as land activities are concerned, you can try your hand at hiking as there are various attractive hiking trails on hills with stunning views of the ocean and the islands. While on a Seychelles holiday tour, partaking in such activities is a must. The sea waters here are calm and clean.
With around 115 islands, island hopping in Seychelles is one of the best things to do here. Mahe, Praslin, Fregate Island, Aldabra, La Digue, Bird Island, Desroches, Silhoutte Island, Eden Island are some of the popular Seychellois islands, which are worth-exploring. Transportation to and from these islands make them easily accessible. These beaches have been blessed with breathtaking scenery and matchless tranquility.
Some of the charms here are exotic flora and fauna, water sports activities, stunning rock formations, fun activities like ox cart and bicycle ride, bird watching, yacht ride and even a golf course. Spend the day exploring the islands as you want to. Laze-around on the clean sands at the picturesque beaches.
The Matchless Weather
The tropical weather of Seychelles is always warm, pleasant and welcoming. Visiting this place during anytime of the year is delightful, and is filled with various interesting experiences. The sea waters are always balmy and offer several activities during all months. So you can pack your bags whenever you want and land-up here to enjoy an unforgettable vacation with your loved ones.
Seychelles is an ideal destination for families and honeymooning couples. It offers various kinds of recreational, leisure as well as adventure activities. So what are you waiting for? Plan a trip to Seychelles!
Author Bio This is a guest post by Akansha. A soul bred in the mountains, Akansha Negi doles out travel inspiration from solo wandering, exploring heritage and culture, tasting local cuisine, adventures and experiences of her travels.
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