With secluded sandy beaches, tropical rainforest, and fresh seafood, it’s easy to see why Prince William and Kate Middleton chose the Seychelles for their honeymoon. Local expat blogger, Chantelle Howell explores the islands’ most romantic escapes.
Best for amorous adventurers: Mahé
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Head to the west coast of the island to the beautiful and secluded Port Glaud Waterfall. You’ll find locals offering guides, take them up on their offer – it can be tricky to get there without knowing the route. These friendly guides are a great source of information about the area, sights and traditions.
Take a trip into the Morne Seychellois National Park, it’s a beautiful drive but also has plenty of hiking trails. Climb your way up through old tea plantations to the top of the highest mountain, Morne Seychellois – you may even spot the critically endangered jellyfish tree enroute, only found on Mahé.
The special thing about La Digue is how everyone gets about by bicycle and activities can be as chilled out or as adventurous as you choose
In the know
Every Wednesday from 16.00 you’ll find the Bazar Labrin at Beau Vallon serving up great Creole food, authentic souvenirs and traditional dances round fires on the beach. Beau Vallon also happens to be one of the finest places to watch the sun setting.