Escape to the Tropical Paradise of
The Seychelles Islands

 

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Experience all that the Seychelles Islands has to offer from pristine waters, to exquisite flora and fauna.

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From our natural flora and fauna, the architecture, historic spaces, and buildings, to our multi-ethnic people and diverse geographical marvels, there is still much to discover about the many experiences that make up the Seychelles.

Discover the best holiday options in the Seychelles with these recommended escapes

We’ve delved into the holiday offerings from a number of our favourite travel experts to find what we think are the best tropical escapes you can book to enjoy the Seychelles.

Kempinski Baie Lazare

5* Kempinski
Baie Lazare

Set in the stunning Baie Lazare area of the Seychelles, the Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare is an indulgent haven of soothing ocean waves and breath-taking scenery.

7 nights from £1,669pp

Including flights staying on a
bed & breakfast basis

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Constance Ephelia, Seychelles at night

5* Constance
Ephélia

Spacious, contemporary and truly paradisiacal, the Constance Ephelia offers an oasis of calm and tranquillity, overlooking the marine-rich Port Launay.

7 nights from £1,765pp

Including flights staying on a
bed & breakfast basis

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Coco de Mer & Black Parrot Suites, Seychelles

4* Mahe, La Digue
& Praslin

This fantastic 10 night island-hopping holiday sees you staying at DoubleTree by Hilton, La Digue Island Lodge and Coco de Mer Hotel.

10 nights from £2,249pp

Including flights staying on a
mixed board basis

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Pagasos yacht, Seychelles

Cruising The Garden
Of Eden

Board the twin-hulled Pegasus and enjoy magnificent sea views and crisp salt air from the deck, relaxing with new friends and dining on board.

8 days from £2,110pp

Includes 7 night small cruise ship accommodation and 3 island walking tours

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Room with pool. Raffles Seychelles

5* Raffles
Seychelles

Save 35% on ‘wow factor’ holidays at Raffles and receive FREE half board upgrade on selected travel dates in 2022 with savings for families during 2023. The hotel delights with 86 Pool Villas with panoramas over vivid azure waters and white sand.

7 nights from £3,189pp

Including flights staying on a
half board basis

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Six Senses Zil Pasyon Seychelles Pool Villa

5* Six Senses
Zil Pasyon

Six Senses Zil Pasyon is a ultra-luxury boutique beach resort in the Seychelles, located on the private island of Félicité. With other inner islands nearby for activities, Zil Pasyon is secluded and offers guests the utmost in privacy.

7 nights from £5,500pp

Including flights staying on a
bed & breakfast basis

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Cheetah in the Maasai Mara

Kenya Safari
& Seychelles

Discover the magnificent wildlife and stunning, scenic landscapes on an exciting Magical Kenya safari. Then, sink your toes in the gorgeous Seychelles sands at the tropical paradise of Kempinski Resort for 7 nights.

15 nights from £4,599pp

Including flights staying on a
bed & breakfast basis

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Kempinski Seychelles

5* Seychelles & Dubai
Honeymoon

The multi-centre fusion of Dubai & Seychelles creates a diamond Honeymoon which will provide you and your partner with everything your hearts desire – including JA Ocean View Dubai, Kempinski Seychelles and Hilton Labriz.

12 nights from £2,995pp

Including flights staying on a
bed & breakfast basis

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Highlights of the Seychelles

Seychelles is a haven for world-class activities. Its safe and pristine environment is just the place to treat your family to a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. 

Couple walking along Anse Volbert Beach - Michael Denousse

Romance

With its magical tropical climate Seychelles has become a magnet for honeymooners especially, who desire pristine surroundings, privacy and proximity to the most romantic of backdrops. From infinity pools overlooking the ocean and private dining on the water’s edge to oceanfront spa sanctuary villas with steam rooms and unlimited treatments, the Seychelles islands has the honeymoon seal of approval for all the right reasons.

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Vallee de Mai Forest, Praslin, Seychelles - Michel Denousse

Nature

Isolated for millennia, the Seychelles Islands exist as a chain of Noah’s Arks, harbouring some of the rarest species of flora & fauna on the planet. Seychelles boasts two UNESCO World Heritage sites: the legendary Vallée de Mai and Aldabra, the world’s largest raised coral atoll. Trees covering the 41 granitic islands and 1500 species of flowering plants contain some of the rarest specimens on the planet, and many found nowhere else on Earth.

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Experiencing Suwaidi Pearl Farm - Ras Al Khaimah Tourism

Cuisine

As islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean, it is no surprise that seafood plays a massive part in Seychellois cuisine. Usually served with rice, most restaurants offer fish dishes that use a variety of traditional cooking methods, whether steamed, grilled, salted, baked and even wrapped in banana leaves.

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Aerial view of La Digue Island, Seychelles - Torsten Dickmann

Island-Hopping

Islands reflect Seychelles’ grand diversity, like a great family, both large and small, each one with its own distinct character and personality. One hundred and fifteen islands scattered across 1,400,000 sq km. of ocean. Every visitor to Seychelles will surely want to visit as many islands as possible during their stay.

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Seychelles Catamaran - Torsten Dickman

Sailing

Seychelles’ natural wonders are enough to make any yacht cruising holiday memorable, so the best possible way of enjoying the many islands is on a cruise. The obvious advantages are: you can always be at your accommodation, discover several islands, experience a varied, relaxing holiday, and not have to book any transfers as you live life at a relaxing pace.

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Diving at St Pierre, Seychelles - Ennio Maffei

Diving

Year-round diving in Seychelles is in pristine, protected waters where steep granitic and flat coral islands offer exceptional diving opportunities for experienced and novice divers. The ‘Inner Islands’ provide granite swim-throughs, channels, hideouts and spectacular wrecks home to as many as 800 different marine species. Granite reefs support Soldier fish, Squirrel fish and Sweepers as well as Rays, Octopi, and, of course, Turtles. The remoter, coralline, ‘Outer Islands’ offer spectacular cave, canyon and wall dives amid glorious corals where larger marine species inhabit waters where few have ventured.

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Girl with fish on Anse Bazarca - Michel Denousse

Fishing

Experienced fishermen and enthusiastic beginners alike will thrill to the challenge of Big-game fishing, fly-fishing and bottom-fishing from state-of-the-art charter boats using the latest techniques in waters offering one of the best mixed-bags on the planet. Bottom-fish for up to 30kg Grouper or fly-fish for record-breaking, 5kg bonefish and 25kg trevally from the flats of the Outer Islands.

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Couple exploring Sauzier Waterfall - Michel Denousse

Hiking

Seychelles is proudly part of the breeding ground for natural trails in the Indian Ocean. There are many walks and trails to be explored, which raise environmental awareness and exhibit the richness and wealth of the islands when it comes to its lush nature and exceptional biodiversity.

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Visiting the Seychelles throughout the year…

  • Undoubtedly, the best time to holiday in the Seychelles is between April and May, or October and November. These times are outside of any rainy season, while avoiding any potential trade winds. Expect really calm seas too
  • Generally, the wettest months are December to February when the islands experience mostly a brief evening or night-time downpour
  • The driest months are found in the summer – June to August
  • The hottest months are also experienced outside of the rain and trade wind periods – Mar and April, October and November. These months reach temperatures of around 30-31°C
  • May to September are ‘cooler’ in the mid to higher 20°s