Romantic holidays in the Seychelles
From adventure to nature, food to ultimate relaxation, local blogger Chantelle Howell shares the best Seychelles’ spots for a romantic holiday for two.
Scattered jewels of the Indian Ocean
The smallest capital in the world
The Seychelles is formed of
Revel in the beauty of the Seychelles. Renowned for topaz waters, crimson sunsets and white beaches, these islands are the essence of serenity.
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In the easy-walking capital of Victoria, wander through the colourful markets, meet friendly locals and snack on freshly grilled seafood wrapped in banana leaves.
Take to the waters on Seychelles holidays, with some of the best snorkelling and scuba diving in the world. Paddle in tranquil lagoons or plunge down to reefs bursting with sea life. Discover the wonders of Bay Ternay National Marine Park and Sunset beach or explore the dive sites of Shark Bank and Port Launay Marine National Park.
Feel happier on land? Relax on the blissful shores of Anse Lazio on the island of Praslin. Enjoy the barefoot beauty of Bird Island or head to Tamaka Bay for a rum distillery tour and walk around the luscious forest.
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Eating out doesn’t need to cost the world. Creole, curry and BBQ takeaway are popular with the locals. Choose to eat in the restaurant at Coco Rouge, or box up the speciality of bat curry and find a spot to eat on the beach, for 40 SCR – 70 SCR.
Natural beauty doesn’t cost a penny, so kickback on some of the best beaches in the world, or snorkel through azure waters and explore vibrant underwater reefs.
Venture to Le Perle Noire restaurant for delicious cuisine at a reflective price. Dine on tantalising seafood, including red snapper or choose a vegetarian Italian dish with a twist. Mains vary between 310–620 SCR, be sure to book in advance and ask to sit on the front terrace.
Explore the tiny capital of Victoria, from the miniature Hindu temple, to the lively markets bursting with fresh delights and trinkets. Learn about the culture and soak up the architecture on a short tour, from around 730 SCR.
Relish the exclusive location of Constance Ephelia on Mahé and savour every moment of incredible luxury, then explore the wonders of the Marine National Park and tropical velvet jungle landscape.Book a stay
What better way to dine, than on a pristine beach next to a glistening ocean. Enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner with a view. Sip on cocktails, dine on fresh lobster or mouth-watering steak at La Plage and watch the sunset. Higher prices of 1120 SCR offer for a real treat, but start at 215 SCR.
Treat yourself to a yacht cruise and sail about the islands in style. Choose to unwind on peaceful, pristine beaches, enjoy amazing snorkelling, meet tortoises and wander through a mango forest. A full day out with lunch is around 2310 SCR.
With its bounty of ravishing beaches, you’ll want to relax on the best of the bunch. Amidst all the captivating coastline views, our guide to holidays in Seychelles will get you exploring the best of utopia in no time.
Hidden in the vastness of the Indian Ocean, choosing which of these magical islands to stay on is a tricky decision.
Mahé is home to the capital of Victoria, with fresh produce in the colour-popping markets and flawlessly beautiful botanical gardens. Venture further afield to discover the wonders of Morne Seychellois National Park. Discover the boast-worthy beaches of Beau Vallon, Anse A La Mouche and more heavenly bays dotted on the coastline. Or hike the Anse Major Trail through tropical jungle. Be sure to snorkel the shimmering underwater world of Baie Ternay Marine National Park, from this sun-kissed island.
The invigorating island jewel of Praslin is bursting with more of the world’s best beaches, from the ivory sands of Anse Lazio, to the picture-perfect scenery of Anse Georgette. Whichever beach you choose to lounge on, the Seychelles provide some of the most outstanding in the world. You can also explore the mesmerising Praslin National Park and birdwatch to see an exotic flock. Or wander the hiking trails of Vallée de Mai to see the Coco de Mer palm tree, as well as other extraordinary wildlife.
Enjoy the exotic haven of La Digue, an easy-going island which will awaken your soul. Its iconic smooth, granite boulder beaches are screensaver worthy. Be sure to discover as many as you can. The idyllic Anse Source d’Argent is perfection for early-risers. From the sensational snorkeling and bountiful beach of Anse Patates, to the captivating Anse Gaulettes, you will be spoilt for choice. Immerse yourself in the local life and relaxed vibes of this island, with its hippie feel and charming atmosphere – cycle, walk and kick back.
Once you have ventured around the island of Mahé, why not discover the treasures of beautiful Praslin and the charms of La Digue? Take a look at our hotels set on these tropical islands and make a transfer by boat or ferry. Or enjoy a micro-adventure and join a small cruise, catamaran ride or sailing boat to the shores of the smaller islands. Stay on one island for five nights, then stay on another for three, the choice is yours.Customise your trip
You will fall in love with the landscapes of the Seychelles. These island gems are oozing with natural wonders – mountain peaks, cascading waterfalls, velvet jungles and silky beaches.