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Updated by Erin Hunter on Apr 19, 2016
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Best Beaches in Seychelles - Attractions For The Leisure Seeker

The lovely Seychelles Islands are always a delightful place to visit. If you desire attractive beaches this idyllic archipelago will not disappoint, offering many fine beaches for the visitor.


Anse Source d'Argent

This remarkable beach offers everything a leisure seeker may desire, featuring powder-soft sands, picturesque boulders, delightfully warm sea waters and a gleaming lagoon glistening in the balmy sunshine. With clear blue skies and billowing clouds overhead, this beach offers a magical allure that is sure to capture the imagination of the beach lover. Within the waters you will find extensive coral formations frequented by many exotic fish. This lovely beach is sure to meet the expectations of the visitor who desires an appealing location in which to spend leisure time. Anse Source d'Argent is ideal for sunbathing and wading in the waters, although it is not well-suited for swimming.


Petite Anse

If you desire seclusion on a deserted stretch of beach where you can be alone with the beauty of nature, Petite Anse will be an ideal choice. Simply pack some refreshments and head for the well-known Grand Anse. Once you are there go along in a northern direction on the pathway that leads to Petite Anse. This journey on foot will take you about 15 minutes but those who make the effort will be greatly rewarded. When you arrive at Petite Anse you will encounter an attractive stretch of beach with white sands and turquoise-hued shallows. Perhaps best of all you will probably be alone on this beach, with just an occasional seabird passing by overhead.


Anse Lazio

This splendid stretch of beach features an extent of silvery sands adorned by massive boulders, takamaka trees and coconut palms creating an idyllic sight. In fact this wonder of nature is often regarded as the most picturesque beach within the entirety of the Seychelles. As this beach features calm shallow waters for the greater part of the year, it is a popular attraction for families. You will find huge boulders at both extremities of the beach, in addition to verdant vegetation that gives the beach a pristine, untamed atmosphere. Anse Lazio is a great place for snorkelling and swimming. If you desire to replenish your energies you will find two restaurants on the beachfront.


Beau Vallon

Beau Vallon is undoubtedly one of Seychelles' most popular and esteemed stretches of beach. This beach is a magnificent expanse of glistening white sands that are beautifully adorned with coconut palms and takamaka trees. Beau Vallon Beach may be conveniently reached whilst staying at Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino, an attractive hotel Seychelles offers that is located nearby. This stretch of shore attracts many local as well as foreign visitors with its many charms; this is a great location for an enjoyable safe swim. Although this beach is popular it remains uncrowded making it a great location for leisure seekers. You can also enjoy activities such as snorkelling, parasailing, sailing and diving here.


Bird Island

This well-known island in the Seychelles is sure to appeal to nature lovers. You will encounter picturesque beaches and indigo coloured waters here, as well as a flourishing reef system on its eastern flank which makes for remarkable snorkelling experiences. The waters of Bird Island are renowned for their amazing living creatures such as large fish, dolphins and sometimes even sharks. However its most remarkable attraction may be the turtles that arrive at the island to lay their eggs. During the period between October and the month of February, visitors will have the opportunity to watch the turtles crawling onto the beaches to lay their eggs.