| It is not surprising that the Seychelles has a reputation as a playground of the rich and famous. The archipelago off the east coast of Africa is made up of over 100 islands with fine white sands scattered with granite boulders and amid turquoise seas.|
Vacations in the Seychelles make the perfect tropical island break and you will find plenty of activities to entertain yourself through the day, especially diving, fishing and sailing.
Accommodations on the Seychelles has traditionally consisted of exclusive island resorts, and these still rank amongst the best in the world. But recently more affordable guesthouse accommodations has become available on the main islands.
The majority of the population lives on Mahe and Praslin, the two main islands. Here you can enjoy a mix of African and European influences and, of course, beautiful beaches. From both islands it is easy and enjoyable to go island hopping around the archipelago.
- Beautiful beaches
- Snorkelling and diving in crystal clear waters
- Sailing on the trade winds
- Sports fishing trips
- Five-star exclusive island resorts
- Island hopping
There are strong seasonal currents on some islands - always follow signs on beaches
The Seychelles is close to the equator and has warm weather all year. The temperature is dictated by the trade winds. The Southeast winds bring cooler and windier weather from May to September. The Northwest winds in October to March are warmer but still fairly windy. The calmest and warmest months are during the changeover periods in April and October.
Currency in Seychelles
The currency in the Seychelles is the rupee, SCR, made up of 100 cents. Credit cards are widely accepted.
Language in Seychelles
Creole is the official language of the Seychelles but English is widely spoken.