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Seychelles Island: 5 Most Alluring Tourist Spots You Must Explore

With a stunning and untouched beauty, the extremely beautiful Seychelles island stands as a star among the innumerable island fantasies.
The stunning boulder-strewn beaches, thrilling coral reefs, virgin jungles and various natural reserves which are listed under UNESCO are some of the most attractive features of the archipelago’s 115 islands which are made up of coral and granite. Moreover, the vast granitic inner islands of the Seychelles are just appropriate for you to fly for a luxurious holiday or exclusive honeymoon trip, thanks to the lush five-star resorts. And the best part is that you can even save huge bucks by availing the deals or discounts while booking a luxurious room in such resorts.

Now, to give you a well-versed and in-detail information about the five most attractive and must-see places in the island, today I am here with the points mentioned below:

Anse Intendance

Seychelles Island
It is one of the most beautiful beaches of Mahe, one of the eminent islands of the Seychelles. It is a small but secluded crescent of sand which lies on the south coast of the island and is one of the most favourite surfing spots for tourists. It has a wide variety of frequent big swells and wild waves which are the main reasons why people has an intense love for Anse Intendance. It is just perfect for the sunbathers, beachcombers and photographers, thanks to the picturesque view of this palm-framed strand. You can even see the turtles nesting along the powdery shores.

Beau Vallon

Located on the Mahe’s north-west coast with an alluring curve of glittering sands, Beau Vallon is considered as one of the most popular attractions for both the tourists and locals. You can see the mountainous Silhouette island shimmering on the horizon and looking at the sea. You can go for various types of water-sports here including jet-skis and water skiing. Moreover, if you just love to sit on the calm beach sand and enjoy the scenic beauty then this place is just perfect for you because the sea is usually very calm and serene here.

Morne Seychellois National Park

It is the largest national park in Seychelles covering more than 20% of the total area of Mahe. Towards the sumptuous borders stands the mountain chain known as Morne Seychellois which has a height as high as 905 m overlooking Victoria. You can even go for hiking such a high mountain range as hiking trails ascend into the park from the village which is known as Danzil.


It is the small capital of the Seychelles and the only seaport in the country. One of the most popular tourist attractions here is the Seychelles national botanical gardens. Various modern buildings of concrete and glass arose in the recent years and few remaining colonial buildings are located in Freedom square. Moreover, St. Paul Cathedral is the first church of Seychelles which also attracts lots of tourists in Victoria.

Anse Volbert

This breathtaking beach is located on the northeast coast of Parslin which is yet another amazing prominent island of Seychelles. You can find warm, shallow water laps the sun-beached sands, amazing coral reefs, etc, on this beach. The calm blue waters are also very safe for swimming. And you can even find some fabulous resorts, restaurants and hotels also nearby.

So, if you’re planning to visit Seychelles soon then make sure that you don’t end up flying back to your home without visiting the sensational tourist-spots which are mentioned above.

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