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Top Attractions in Praslin - Beauty all around!

From gorgeous scenic beaches to wonderfully inspirational art galleries, Praslin is home to a variety of attractions that will keep you occupied throughout your stay. Here is a list of the top attractions in Praslin.

1

Anse Lazio Beach

Often regarded as the best beach in the whole Seychelles archipelago, the Anse Lazio Beach could rival many others even internationally. The sunset here is astounding and the water is ideal for those who love snorkelling. With its surrounding takamaka trees and palms, the Anse Lazio Beach is quite perfect for photographs. The spots rising hills, as well as its dense vegetation, only add to its natural charm.

2

Beach Bar Restaurant

When you're in Black Pearl Seychelles, definitely take the opportunity to check out the black pearl shop, the pearl farm as well as the giant clam farm. At the giant clam farm which is home to over 40,000 giant clams, you'll be able to educate yourself on their reproduction and feeding habits. The pearl farm is the first of its kind in the Indian Ocean region and engages in the activity of culturing rare black pearls. If you're looking for souvenirs, you'll find beautiful jewellery on sale at the black pearl shop.

3

Cote d'Or

Another astoundingly beautiful beach on the island, Cote d'Or features calm waters that are perfect for snorkelling. You can rent out a car or bicycle and explore this area to discover all its beauty. Open all day and night, Cote d'Or is also home to amazing restaurants.

4

George Camille Art Gallery

When you visit the George Camille Art Gallery, you'll see some of the very best relief collages, pastel and pencil drawings, silk paintings and watercolour paintings. Drawing from their rich culture, the paintings here depict the spirit and bright colours of Creole life. You will also be able to purchase some of them to take back with you as souvenirs. If you're searching for a hotel in Seychelles, Praslin has an assortment of great picks, like the Berjaya Praslin Resort for instance.

5

Grand Anse Beach

While this beach does get crowded, it is still a great place to visit. With absolutely still water like a giant swimming pool, it is an excellent place to relax. Should you fancy walk by the beach, the soft sand will welcome you with its warmth and comfort. The Grande Anse Beach is also the longest beach here in Praslin.

6

Praslin Museum

Open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Praslin Museum is the ideal place to witness both the tradition and the culture of the archipelago. You'll also be able to learn and witness all the rare endemic and medicinal plants present all over Seychelles. If you want to try your hand at some popular traditional activities like breadfruit grilling or even coconut husking, the museum premises is a perfect place for it. To mark your trip here you can even purchase some souvenirs at the premises that will make for perfect gift items for those back home.