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Top places to visit in Seychelles - The incredible islands of the country!

The Republic of Seychelles is, in fact, an archipelago comprising of one hundred and fifteen islands. If you are planning to visit Seychelles, here is a guide taking you through the best attractions.


Mahé Island

The Mahe Island is the biggest island of Seychelles where most of its population reside in. The island is proud of its verdant forest, tallest mountains and the epic beaches, more than sixty in number. With so much to explore on this island, it is no surprise that it takes the top place on the list. When on the island, make sure to check out the Beau Vallon beach which attracts hordes of tourists from all over the globe. Victoria City is another place worthy of mentioning. Mahe Island is the best place for sightseeing, sunbathing, snorkelling, photography and bird watching. There is plenty to do on these islands, so make sure to plan your itinerary well. Thus, if you are looking for a Mahe Island resort for accommodation, you can start checking out properties the likes of Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino for a good experience.


La Digue Island

You are in for a treat at La Digue Island. The incredible beaches here are adorned with great big boulders, that make a picturesque scene. Check out the Anse Source D'Argent for a spectacular view. On top of that, you'll feel like you have gone back in time when exploring this island as the island offers traditional transport systems, like ox carts and bicycles. The island is the ideal place for sightseeing, hiking, photography and wildlife.


Praslin Island

The Isle de Palme, or the Praslin Islands as it is commonly known, is popular for the coco de mer and the Vallée de Mai which has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The island is known for the Anse Georgette and Anse Lazio, which are two beaches well known for its beauty all around the world. These islands are best visited for photography, wildlife and sunbathing.


Aride Island

As an archipelago, Seychelles has so many beautiful natural scenic views to offer its visitors. Aride Island is also another incredible island that offers a wonderful time for the lovers of nature. The Aride Island Nature Reserve is a must visit and is home to a variety of flowers and seabirds. On top of this, the highest concentration of lizards around the globe is actually found on this island. The island is, in fact, the resting place of so many seabirds. If you love bird watching, then you know where to head to when in Seychelles. Some birds are actually native to this island, and there are several others that breed here. The Aride island is best visited to check out wildlife and take some incredible pictures.


Cousine Island

The spectacular island is well known as the resting grounds of several species of endangered as well as exotic animals and birds. The Cousine island is home to hawksbill turtles, wedge-tailed shearwater, Seychelles turtledoves, magpies, brush warblers, inter alia and so on. You are guaranteed an amazing experience with wildlife, beaches and incredible scenic spots to be photographed.

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