If you tell some one that you are planning on a vacation in Seychelles then the first words you will hear from them are, Lucky You! So what is so special about this place that makes it so seductive? Well every thing, the Mother Nature was quite generous while creating these gorgeous 115 islands of Indian Ocean. All of them have soft and white sandy beaches along the clear topaz water of the ocean, with some lush hills surrounding them. And the best part is that with a little effort you can find a lot of deserted beaches in these island where there is hardly a single human to see.
Seychelles has been a favorite destination for the tourist at least the rich ones, for more than a century now. But the recent development of its budget resorts and ease of island jumping, along with the availability of cheap flights to Seychelles has made it even more popular.
Most people think too much about what island to visit in the country during their stay, the answer to this is simple choose any one of the three larger islands of Mahe, La Digue and Praslin. Each one of these islands have some gorgeous beaches and some stunning landscapes plus there are a number of smaller islands close to each one of them to whom you can always reach by the boat.
Mahe is the largest of the islands and also the place where the capital of the nation Victoria is located. This will be the first place that you’ll as it has the country’s only international airport. If you ask us Mahe alone can suffice for your vacation, take a look at its gorgeous bays and the multicolored waters over the net or in any travel magazine and you will know in your heart that one can not dream for any better place for a relaxing vacation than this.
This tropical paradise also has a few added advantages over the other islands; firstly as you will be landing in Mahe so you don’t have to take a flight or ferry ride that will save you quite a lot in cash and secondly the Mahe island is the most well developed of the islands of Seychelles so you can easily find a suitable accommodation according to your taste and budget.
Mahe is fast becoming a favored destination for the newly wed couples that want to spend their honey moon in its dream like settings. But the place has some thing for everyone, even if you are a lonely backpacker you will find enough activities in the island to keep you entertained. The clear coastal water of the island is perfect for snorkeling and scuba diving for which you can always hire the equipment from the local resorts.
As the city of Victoria is home to more than 90 percent of the population of Seychelles so you will find quite a lot of bars and night clubs in the city and along the coast line. Even when you decide to stay in the city of Victoria you can reach the most of the beaches by a journey of not more than 45 minutes by the local transport service.