Things to do
Must do list Top Beaches Top Restaurants Must do list
Must do list Top Beaches Top Restaurants
Must do list
1. Find a Secluded Beach
2. Enjoy the Creole cuisine
3. Discover the Vallée de Mai
4. Cycle Around La Digue
5. Rent a Car and explore Mahé & Praslin Islands at your own pace
6. Explore Victoria
7. Go Snorkeling and Scuba diving
8. Go Sail boating or Yachting
9. Enjoy Land sports
10. Go Nature Tripping
11. Go Ziplining and Rock climbing
Employing a beautiful 18 meter high natural granite rock face within the Resort at Port Launay, SMAC Adventures have developed a rock climbing facility whereby everyone, from beginner to accomplished, can experience the exhilaration of this sport in a safe and comfortable environment.
Sights, sounds and tastes of Victoria...an experience not to be missed!
Ziplining...the next generation in adrenalin pumping excitement to hit the Seychelles
Please check with your hotel Reception before proceeding to any beaches for safety notifications.
Anse Lazio, Praslin North
Anse Georgette, Praslin South
Anse Volbert (Côte d’Or), Praslin North
Anse Petit Cour (Curieuse Marine National Park), Praslin North
Anse Source d'Argent, La Digue
Anse Patates, La Digue
Anse Cocos, La Digue (strong currents at certain times especially June - September)
Beau Vallon Beach, Mahé North
Anse Royale, Mahé East
Anse Intendence, Mahé South (attention : strong currents during some seasons)
Port Launay, Mahé West
Sunset Beach, Mahé North
L'Ilot Beach Glacis, Mahé North
Anse Soleil, Mahé South West
in no particular order as they are all unique. And many more...
IMPORTANT : Please take note of No Swimming signs on any beaches in Seychelles which may be unsafe for swimming due to strong currents, especially during the south-east tradewinds
Get closer to nature than you ever thought possible... a beach on Bird Island
Top Restaurants (independent)
Laurier Guesthouse & Restaurant, Cote d'Or, Praslin (buffet) : Tel. +248 4232 241
Bon Bon Plume, Anse Lazio, Praslin (beach restaurant, à la carte) : Tel. +248 4232 136
Tante Mimi, Cote d'Or, Praslin (à la carte) * : Tel. +248 4232 500
Loutier Koko, Grand Anse, La Digue (beach restaurant, buffet lunch only) : Tel. +248 2514 762
Lanbousir, Anse Source d'Argent, La Digue (beach restaurant, à la carte lunch, buffet on request min 10 pax) : Tel. +248 2518308
Chez Marston, La Passe, La Digue (à la carte, wide selection) : Tel. +248 4234 023
La Scala, Bel Ombre Mahé North (evenings only, à la carte) * : Tel. +248 4247 535
La Perle Noire, Beau Vallon Mahé North (evenings only, à la carte) * : Tel. +248 4620 220
Corsaire, Bel Ombre Mahé North (evenings only, à la carte) * : Tel. +248 4247 171 (Closed until further notice)
Boat House, Beau Vallon, Mahé North (buffet dinner, best for affordable birthday celebrations) : Tel. +248 4247 898
Chez Plume, Anse Boileau Mahé West (à la carte) * : Tel. +248 4355 050
Chez Baptista, Anse Takamaka Mahé South (lunch and dinner, beach restaurant à la carte and sunday Creole buffet) : Tel. +248 4366 300
Mahek Indian Restaurant, Coral Strand Hotel, Beau Vallon, Mahé North (speciality cuisine) * : Tel. +248 4621 000 (Closed for renovation June 2011-till further notice)
Lounge 8, Vista do Mar Mahé North (new) : Tel. +248 2746 808
Baobab Pizzeria, Mahé North (cheap and open til late last serving 9.30pm) : Tel. +248 4247 167
Marie-Antoinette, Mahé (Creole speciality) Creole architecture, creole cuisine and giant tortoises. An experience for the whole family. Tel. +248 426 6622
The above information is intended as a guideline only of what's popular with visitors and locals alike and what's new too. Restaurants are quite individual and therefore not all of our choices above may be shared by everyone.
Dinner is served from 7.30pm to 9pm in general. Last serving by 8.45pm. Reservations are required at the restaurants indicated with an asterix *. Long trousers are also required to be worn by gentlemen, with collared t-shirt/shirt (no tie!) after 7pm at these restaurants.
The remaining restaurants are less formal and shorts can be worn during the evenings as well.
Feet in sand ... Chez Batista renowned beach restaurant specialises in Creole cuisine
Desert at Bird Island Lodge