Getting around Praslin – Astonishing at every turn!

Praslin is the second largest island found in Seychelles. Visiting this is a dream shared by people from all across the world. It offers a bounty of wonder throughout all its attractions and is definitely one to add to your bucket list.

1) Secret Waterfall

A bit of a mystery, the Praslin Waterfall is not something that is often spoken about or even heard of. While this could even be a way of keeping it a secret, its beauty is something to behold. You can find it less than 500 metres from the UNESCO site Vallee De Mai.

2) Eat like a local

With plenty of Creole eateries spread all around the area, there’s no excuse to not try out these wonderful dishes. Highlights include fish curry and lamb stew. If you’re looking for a hotel in Seychelles, Praslin is home to many great options, like the Berjaya Praslin Resort for example.

3) Check out the life underwater

Go snorkelling here to discover a whole new world that lives just under the waters. Unforgettable for sure!

4) Unwind at the Anse Lazio Beach

Last but not least, relax and unwind at the Anse Lazio Beach amidst lush palm and takamaka trees along with pristine white sand.

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Exploring Mahe Island – Plan Your Seychelles Itinerary

Mahe Island is the archipelago’s biggest island, with much to do and plenty to admire about. When is Mahe, you have plenty of places to explore so that you won’t feel bored. Here’s a little more on that!

The Greenery

The mountains and jungles in Mahe are vast and cover a rather large area. If you’re the type that’s into admiring nature by hiking through the jungles and mountains, Mahe Island will not leave you bored. Hike the Morne Blanc hiking trail if you’re looking for spectacular views. The Morne Seychellois National Park covers a fifth of the island, with a combination of coastal mangroves to thick jungles for you to discover.

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Photography by Dino Sassi – Marcel Fayon, Photo Eden LTD, Morne Seychellois NP footpath, marked as public domain, more details on Wikimedia Commons

The capital

A stop in Victoria, the capital, is an absolute must. Although Victoria is one of the smallest capitals in the world, there are several interesting points you can visit from your hotel in Seychelles. Kenwyn House, Capuchin House, the Victoria Clocktower and the National Museum of History are other spots you must visit when you’re about to explore Mahe after relaxing at one of the properties by Berjaya Hotels and Resorts.

The beaches

You have over 60 different beaches to choose from, so if you’re looking to get your tan on, fear not as Mahe provides you with plenty of options to do so! As you go on your beach hopping adventures, don’t forget to stop at Beau Vallon, Mahe’s most popular beach! Try and catch as many beautiful sunsets as possible!

 

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Sea Life around Seychelles – The creatures of the crystal blue waters of Seychelles

Seychelles is an archipelago, well known for its sun-kissed beaches and turquoise blue waters and one of the most loved honeymoon and tourist destinations in the world. The sea surrounding the islands is rich in biodiversity and it is home for a number of marine creatures. Read on to know more about the Sea Life around in Seychelles.

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Overview

The tropical oceans surrounding Seychelles is rich in planktons and other small sea creatures that in turn attract small fishes and big fishes that feed on the small fishes. This food chain makes the ocean teeming with marine life that includes a wide range of game fishes and sea creatures like squids, turtles, jellyfishes and even whales.

Turtles

Among the uncommon sea creatures found in Seychelles, turtles have an important place. Two of the rare turtle species that can be spotted in Seychelles is the green turtle and the hawksbill turtle both of these turtles are considered an endangered species. The bird island in Seychelles is a protected reserve and a safe haven for these turtles and you can see and even swim with them if you are lucky.

Whales and Dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins are the most commonly found dolphin species in the seas of Seychelles. Seeing these friendly and highly intelligent creatures will definitely be an exciting experience. You can also see another sea mammal on your trip to Seychelles that is the magnificent humpback whales. These gentle giants can be seen between the months of October to November.

Seeing these creatures

A wide range of Corals can also be witnessed in the seas of Seychelles you can see them by getting on to a glass bottom boat or diving directly into the water with a snorkel. You can also sign up for a whale watching carter that can take you to deep seas where you can see the humpbacks and the playful dolphins.

Accommodation options

Seychelles being a tropical tourist destination is home to a number of exquisite hotels and resorts. If you are interested in seeing these wondrous creatures, one of the accommodation options worth considering on your trip is a renowned hotel in Praslin Seychelles, the likes of Berjaya Praslin Resort.

 

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