Seychelles is an island situated off Africa’s eastern coast. It actually comprises of multiple islands in the Indian Ocean.
From its excellent outdoors to the delicious local food and drinks you can enjoy here, below we tell you about some of the top reasons that make Seychelles a must-visit for every ardent traveller.
Year-round Amazing Weather
Although Seychelles has its share of the seasons, the weather here is generally amazing throughout the year. Even during the rainy season, it stays pleasantly warm and you’ll never see rains persisting for longer time periods.
The temperature hovers around 30°C (86°F), making it humid and hot, but never over the top. Although very few people enjoy holidaying amidst rains at such locations, Seychelles has its own charm during the rains. On the whole, it stays warm enough for you to enjoy your piña colada at any time of the year!
Seychelles’ beaches have plenty to offer. The water is generally warm and in every possible shade of blue. The sand is blindingly white and super fine in texture.
What’s best is that even its most popular beaches aren’t what people would normally term as crowded. However, there are plenty of options if you’re looking to steer clear of the crowds.
Majority of the beaches on these islands are untouched, surrounded by lush green vegetation and beautiful palm trees. It’s not without a reason that Seychelles is considered the best of all tropical islands recommended to travellers across the world.
Delicious Creole Food
Thinking of freshly-grilled fresh right out of the Indian Ocean, sweet coconut nougat or some mind-blowing octopus curry?!
Seychelles is the place to be for you!
Travellers looking for something even more exotic should try fruit bat, their local delicacy. Right from fine dining options to tasty street food, there is no dearth of excellent food options for tourists in Seychelles.
Seychelles has some of the best hiking trails in the world.
Like most of its inner islands like La Digue, Praslin and Mahe are made up of granite, you’ll get plenty of mountains to go hiking in the country.
Into its 10th year now, the Carnival held in Seychelles has become one of the most looked forward to events world over today. Having proven itself on the global stage, it attracts participants from all corners of the world.
It used to be held in the month of April till 2017, when it was moved to October, in order to make it fall in line with the Creole festival. While this carnival is all about party time, it also offers a wonderful platform for everyone to learn about Seychelles’ as well as other cultures.
In a way, it serves as a ‘melting pot’ where everyone can come together and collectively celebrate the beautiful history and culture of Seychelles.