The Seychelles, a group of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, is the perfect romantic getaway for newlyweds! The Seychelles archipelago cluster around the main island of Mahé, home to the international airport and the capital, Victoria.
Together, these islands form the cultural and economic hub of the nation and contain the majority of Seychelles’ tourism facilities as well as its most stunning beaches.
Things to do when visiting the Seychelles:
The beaches alone offer the most romantic spots on earth! One of the most beautiful beaches is the Grand Anse beach.
Dine with your feet in the sand at Julien’s at Anse Soleil beach and restaurants.
Make sure to order a Seychelles fruit breakfast from your hotel to enjoy with your loved one.
Take a stroll down the lively streets of Victoria, and stop for a delicious cappuccino at the Rendez-vous restaurant, just next to the clock tower, from where you can watch the world go ever so slowly by. Perhaps even buy a souvenir or two or an item of local jewelry from a nearby boutique.
For an amazing view, make your way to the hills on the Sans Souci road, the temperature will start to cool down as you walk on the mountain. Right at the summit, you will find the Mission Lodge, a spectacular viewing point over the coast of west Mahé.
There is also a Casino on the other side of the island at Beau Vallon for you to try your luck.
And if you feel like it try a shot of Coco D’amour, the delicious local liquor.
You can also enjoy a wide range of spa experiences.
Go sailing or rent a motor yacht and explore the hidden coves and secret beaches.
Visit one of the diving centers, and discover Seychelles’ magical underwater world. The diving centers have something for everyone from beginners in shallow waters to experienced and adventurous divers.
If you feel like going fishing then you will find plenty of fishing boats and experienced crews ready for you to enjoy your time.
If you’re going to the islands for your wedding, honeymoon, anniversary or just a romantic getaway, then there are many options for you to choose from and many romantic hotels, guest houses or island hideaways.
Facts to know:
Language: Creole (English widely spoken)
Visa: there are no visa requirements to enter Seychelles. However, the following documents must be shown in order to obtain immigration clearance at the Seychelles International Airport:
1)A passport valid on the date of entry to and exit from Seychelles
2)Return or onward ticket
3) Proof of accommodation; including contact details
4) Sufficient funds for the duration of the stay
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