Amazing white beaches, endemic seabirds, priceless coral reefs, giant tortoises and lush green hills, make Seychelles a paradise for honeymooners and nature lovers. With its 115 coral and granite islands, Seychelles attracts a large number of tourists from different parts of the world. According to Statistics Bureau, nearly 16,116 visitors have visited this island country in February 2012 alone.
Apart from its natural scenic beauty and renowned white beaches, Seychelles also surprises the tourists with its wide range of accommodation, delicious cuisines, outdoor activities and favorable climatic conditions. Its clam and secluded beaches captivates the attention of honeymooners. Since, Seychelles has warm and tropical climate, you can visit this island country throughout the year but if you are planning the trip for specific reasons such bird watching or to indulge in water activities then its better to plan your trip.
For bird watching enthusiast April and May are best trip timing because these are considered to the breeding seasons for seabirds. If you are an adventure enthusiast, plan your trip during March to May or September to November to enjoy water activities to the fullest.
Some important features that make Seychelles so special are:
Wide range of accommodation:
You can find a wide range of accommodation ranging from self-catering apartments to villa, resorts and hotels according to your expectation and budget. Hotels in Seychelles are well-equipped with modern facilities to meet the needs of the tourists. When planning your trip to Seychelles, it is better to book hotel or resorts in advance to avoid unnecessary discomfort on arrival.
Seychelles offers several varieties of delicious cuisines that make the tourists to return to this beautiful island country every year. Grilled fish or octopus basted with a sauce of crushed chilies, ginger and garlic are favorite local dishes that offers real treat to visitors. Curries that are made with coconut milk and delicious chatinis from apple and papaya add even more flavour to the local cuisines.
Shopping is also spicy in this island country. You can find many boutiques and shopping centers in Victoria. You can also find unique and local jewelleries, sculptures, handcrafted products and other local items in the islands.
What makes Seychelles trip more interesting is its amazing water activities. You can find several water activities ranging from swimming, snorkeling to deep sea fishing and surfing.
Places to visit:
Apart from all these activities, there are many popular places to visit in Seychelles. Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve and Aldabra Island are declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for their rich flora and fauna varieties.
When choosing hotels in Seychelles, you need to book the hotels in advance to avoid unnecessary regrets later. The author is an expert in the Seychelles tourism arena and has written many articles regarding hotels Seychelles in the past. Click here to identify the best hotels in Seychelles.