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8 Reasons to Visit Seychelles Right Now

This Seychelles travel guide includes reasons to visit Seychelles and the best things to do in Seychelles. Why visit Seychelles? Seychelles is truly a destination worth discovering once, twice or even more, a paradise made up of over 100 islands in the Indian Ocean. This African island nation conjures dreams of paradise – the perfect getaway destination where you can relax under rustling palms and gaze at serene blue waters and walk white sand beaches that stretch for miles. The Seychelles is home to Anse Source d’Argent, the #1 beach on our list of Africa’s top 20 best beaches 2019. It also on our list of the best island honeymoon destinations in Africa. It is truly somewhere that everyone should visit once in their lives, this country is destination worthy of your travel bucketlist. From affordable luxury to amazing dining options, let us give you 8 top reasons why you should book a visit to the Seychelles right now! If you are planning a Seychelles vacation, you need to read this Seychelles travel guide to get everything you need to know.

Great value for money

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The H Resort Beau Vallon Beach in Mahé, Seychelles | © The H Resort

The Seychelles is the ultimate luxury destination for less. When compared to other world luxury destinations like Paris, London, New York, etc. You’re usually sure to get luxury at affordable prices in Seychelles, not just for food, but for almost anything holiday-makers are looking for. Luxury comes at a very affordable price in Seychelles than most cosmopolitan cities. Clear blue waters and white sand beaches of the Indian Ocean and luxurious oceanfront accommodations. The whole country is one of the most photogenic places in the world, Seychelles is the stuff Instagram photos are made of!

A diverse landscape

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Anse Source d’Argent, La Digue Island, Seychelles | Photo: Courtesy of Ken Walker

Indian Ocean, Vallée de Mai, La Digue, Anse Lazio, Morne Seychelles National Park. The list goes on, but one thing is certain: Seychelles’ landscape is colorful, diverse, and absolutely stunning. Whatever a paradise means to you, there’s somewhere in the Seychelles to find it.

Adrenaline junkies paradise

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Jet ski in Seychelles | © Icymonkey/Flickr

If getting active is your idea of a dream holiday, in that case, you must visit Seychelles. From jet ski’s ando paragliding, kayaking to canoeing activities, this destination makes the best holidays for adrenaline junkies, you won’t be bored on the islands. Besides offering variety of water sports and underwater adventures, there’s sedate sunbathing, sea and satisfaction!

The safety

Seychelles is a very safe travel destination, most visits to here are trouble free. Basic common sense and safety precautions are enough, especially after dark, but crime is generally non-violent.

Top underwater experiences

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Life under Seychelles waters | © The H Resort

The Seychelles is home to some of the most colorful, beautiful, unspoiled and diverse marine line in the world. Whales sharks frequent the Seychelles waters, it is also home to sea turtles, manta rays, dolphins, there’s plenty of marine life to be seen and experience. If you want some heart-pounding action, you’re in luck, you can snorkel or scuba dive to your hearts content. But there’s also something for relaxation seekers alike.

World class spas

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Constance Ephelia Mahé Seychelles | © Constance Hotels & Resorts

Of course, after all those adventures, you’ll need a spa treatment or two to make your holiday a pampering one. Many of the luxury resorts and hotels in the Seychelles have spas in their stunning surroundings. A spa time could be just what you need to unwind!

A change in perspective

This is for people surprisingly thinking only bad things about Africa. If you vacation here once, you will never regret your decision to discover this beautiful side of Africa. Keep your mind open to it, you’ll see a country that will show you a side of the continent you never thought existed. This could be your gateway to discovering and exploring Africa.

Amazing dining options

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Photo: Courtesy of Travel With Massi

Seychelles and its resorts and eating spots offer some of the freshest seafood in the world as well as different cuisines from around the globe. Amidst its tranquil atmosphere, unspoiled oceanfront, and the untouched nature, there’s more than enough eating spots to cater to your every culinary desire and satisfy your unending appetite. The Seychelles is also on our list of the best travel destinations for food lovers in Africa.

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