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Updated by Joanna James on Jun 23, 2019
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Top Attractions in Mahe Seychelles - There's Nothing Like Australia

Stunning and unspoiled, the archipelago of the Seychelles comprises of more than a hundred granite coral islands strewn like jewels in the Indian Ocean. The Seychelles has always been a favourite holiday destination for tourists looking for a glimpse of paradise


The Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market

The well laid-out, undercover market is emblematic of the Seychelles. Built in 1840, this market was primarily used by fishermen who were looking to peddle their daily catch. The Market is a very colourful place and do not forget to take your camera along. Saturday morning is the best time to visit, but it is open from Monday to Friday early morning till evenings and generally closed on Sundays. You can buy anything from top quality fresh fruits, vegetables, meat and fish and also have a decent variety of spices you will find many local craft and souvenir stands that sell for cheap.


Explore Mahé's Capital

Victoria boasts of intriguing sights and a good amount of Seychelles history can be found here. Situated on the north-eastern side of Mahe, Victoria is the capital city of the largest island of the Seychelles and at the same time the smallest African capital. If you are into architecture the sleepy, colonial-style Court House opposite, the Anglican St Paul's Cathedral (the oldest church in the archipelago) the Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate and the Capuchin House are impressive. Choose to explore the city by foot.


Swim in the Indian Ocean

From small, secluded coves to widespread, open bays, the Seychelles has it all. All the beaches on Seychelles are so pristine and stunning that it is difficult to recommend one over another. Pristine beaches, lapis lazuli to turquoise gradient lagoons and blessed weather conditions are the main ingredients that symbolize the beauty of the Seychelles. There are so many beaches to discover that often you will find the best ones completely empty. Swimming between June and October in the wildest bays on the southwest coast- Intendance, Takamaka and Baie Lazare can be really dangerous, but it's still worth a visit.



Seychelles isn't exactly known for its after-dark culture, so where do you go after watching the sunset's glow fall below the ocean horizon? Hotels Seychelles take up the responsibility of entertaining guests and for gamblers wanting to catch Lady Luck; casinos are the best places to be. Entrance in nightclubs is strictly restricted to 18 years, and if you got no ID turn around and walk away because you are not going to get in honey. Do you want the thrill of winning a big chunk of money while on holiday in the Seychelles? Try one of the local casinos like Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino. You can relax and enjoy the gaming while having an exotic cocktail.