Located in the western Indian Ocean, 4° south of the equator is Seychelles, a nation of idyllic islands. This unique holiday destination is renowned for its timeless beauty, tranquility and diversity, which rolls from emerald, green rainforests down to crystal-clear turquoise water, home to some of the rarest species of flora and fauna on Earth. Settle into the luxuries of island life on luxury holidays to Seychelles, staying in beachside accommodation, unwinding on its peaceful shores, admiring the Aldabra giant tortoise and snorkelling and diving the vibrant coral reefs, discovering sea life only akin to a tropical aquarium.
Luxury holidays in Seychelles offer barefoot luxury in abundance. Days spent basking in the sun, swimming in the crystal-clear waters and exploring tropical surroundings will be treasured forever. We will recommend the best property to suit your tastes and curate a range of wonderful activities to enjoy together. Learn more about honeymoons to the Seychelles by reading our travel blog: The honeymooners’ guide to the world.
POCKET GUIDE TO LUXURY HOLIDAYS TO THE SEYCHELLES
Perfectly situated in the Indian Ocean, luxury holidays to Seychelles are combinable with destinations like Dubai, as well as an embarkation point of a luxury cruise to neighbouring African destinations like Madagascar and Zanzibar. There’s few better ways to take in the Seychelles immeasurable beauty than on a luxury cruise holiday, gliding through the crystalline waters surrounded by lush palms, mammoth boulders and pristine sands.
Some of the world’s finest snorkelling opportunities exist beneath the turquoise waves of the Seychelles. Dive under surface, keeping your eyes peeled for rays, turtles, reef sharks and dolphins at Silhouette Marine National Park or experience the vibrant coral reefs and secret underwater worlds at Desroches, hailed as one of the world’s best diving and fishing sites. On luxury holidays in Seychelles, embark on snorkelling trips, diving excursions or navigate the coastline on a stand-up paddle board or in glass-bottom kayaks.
One of the most popular islands in the Seychelles, Praslin’s pristine beaches are punctuated with dramatic granite boulders and backed by lush verdure. The second largest island in the Seychelles, Praslin is more than a paragon of tropical beauty; expect to find rare and unique bird species and a shoreline brimming with corals. Arrive by light aircraft, watching as the jungle-clad isle emerges from the horizon, to an island that has managed to retain its charm and is dotted with boutique luxury resorts.
The largest and most populated island in the Seychelles archipelago and the gateway to the bounty of tropical islands, Mahé’s Indian Ocean coastline is defined by white sandy beaches, emerald greenery and crystal-clear waters. While home to endless resorts that simply ooze barefoot luxury, the island is also home to Victoria, Seychelles’ capital, known for its authentic and untouched charm, Creole architecture and busy markets. Mahé is also the starting point for many luxury cruises along the Seychelles archipelago.