Top 10 Best Beaches In Seychelles  

by Pool Builders on 06-23-2008 in Articles

The Seychellesis are a group of around 115 islands, located northeast of Madagascar. The five main islands are Mahé, Praslin, La Digue, Frégate, and North Island. MMost of the Seychelles has protected sanctuaries devoted to preserving an astonishing amount of flora and fauna. Giant Alabra Tortoises are a fascinating sight and something not to be missed, Birds huge bird colonies can be found on certain islands

Whilst tourism is the main industry, the Seychelles are a relatively unknown holiday hideaway. If you are looking for a snappy nightlife you might be a little disappointing. One of the charms of the Seychelles is that they are not commercial and overdeveloped. The group of islands are the perfect place for a Honeymoon.

Beau Vallon

This beach is located on the island of Mahé on the northern side, and is one of the more popular beaches on Mahé. This long and sandy beach has magnificent views of North Island and Silhouette. There are various diving and water sport centers as well a Teddy's Glass Bottom Boat Tours.

Anse Royale

This beach is the longest on Mahé and it provides beaches protected from choppy seas, providing a safe and comfortable swimming haven. This makes for very favorable conditions for swimming and beach fun from May to October.

Intendance Beach

This is a very wide beach, which provides huge swells that are favored by surfers. Multi-directional currents can make swimming a little challenging at times but the Banyan Tree Resort will notify swimmers of dangerous conditions with signal flags. Anse Intendance is one of the spots that turtles still nest.

Anse Cimitiere

Cimitiere is a very hidden beach and is quite hidden. Monsoon season is from May to October and is a time of large waves and dangerous surf. There are a few natural swimming pools created by protecting rocks on the beach. If you are looking for a nice change there is the inland forest that can be explored by horses from the Riding Centre Utegangar.

Port Launay

This is one of the most beautiful beaches on Mahé and is located on the west side of the island. This beach will have the largest population of beach goers on weekends. Swimming is great here and the beach is very well maintained.

Anse Georgette

Rated as one of the top 10 most beautiful beaches in the world, Anse Georgette is located on the island of Praslin. Only accessible by boat the beach offers the luxury of the Lemuria Resort. This is a favorite of Honeymooners because of the intimacy of the private beach.

Anse Bois de Rose

This beach is known for its fishing and there is a great spot for swimming located next to the hotel Coco de Mer.

Anse Source D'Argent One of the most popular beaches in the Seychelles. Huge granite boulders separate it from Anse Lazio and make this a hotspot for filming and photography. The beach is a favorite for magazines as well as some well known television holiday programs.

Anse Bamboos

Located on the island of Frégate, Anse Bamboos has the main hotel on the island. It boasts some currents, however these are not too dangerous to swimmers and there is a lifeguard stationed here for safety precautions. Sun chairs with large shade umbrellas line the beach for your comfort.

Anse d'Est

Anse d'Est is located on the east side of North Island and this is where large coral beds are located just off the beach. The North Island Lodge has a pool, restaurant, library and a diving center.

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