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Seychelles travel guides

A paradise archipelago of 115 islands, the Seychelles promise soft sands, swaying coconut palms and endless blue horizons. Resting in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the islands are home to a wealth of wildlife such as fairy terns and turtles. Explore world-class diving and snorkelling sites, spot exotic birdlife in the rainforest and embark on scenic coastal hikes as part of your tailor-made holiday.

Our travel guides for the Seychelles are an invaluable reference whether you’re planning a honeymoon, a family holiday, or a luxury break.

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Ideas for how to explore the Seychelles

Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for the Seychelles. We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.

  • Fregate Island, Seychelles

    Luxury holidays in the Seychelles

    A tropical idyll known for its luxurious hotels, the Seychelles can leave you wondering where to start. A true sybarite, Hidden Beaches specialist Vicky has hand-picked island retreats where your experiences can range from tailor-made spa treatments to private heli-pad dining.

  • Praslin, Seychelles

    Honeymoons in the Seychelles

    White sandy beaches and crystal clear waters where you can snorkel with turtles and tropical fish make the Seychelles an ideal choice for a honeymoon. Seychelles specialist, Hannah, highlights some of her top places to stay, what to see and do, and the possibility of including a safari in Africa.

  • Fairy tern chick on Denis Island

    Family holidays in the Seychelles

    Though a popular honeymoon destination, don’t overlook the Seychelles for a family holiday. Hidden Beaches specialist Jack explains why he wants to encourage families to explore these tropical islands.

  • Sooty Terns, Bird Island

    Where to go in the Seychelles

    Beach specialist Savina explains why you shouldn’t limit yourself to just one base, in this island-by-island guide to the Seychelles. If you extend your reach, there’s trekking on Silhouette, turtle encounters on Denis Island and long walks along Cote D’Or Beach, just for starters.

  • Mauritius

    Which Island? An Indian Ocean comparison guide

    Deciding between the Indian Ocean’s Maldives, Seychelles and Mauritius can be a challenge. Our specialists compare the trio in this guide, concentrating on what sets each destination apart, as well as tips for couples, honeymooners, families and those eager to snorkel or dive.

  • The Maldives

    From beach to beach: island hopping in the Indian Ocean and Caribbean

    Sail around the Caribbean, catch a local ferry in the Seychelles or watch the Maldives spread out below on a scenic flight. Our beach specialists reveal how journeying between islands is as interesting as the destinations themselves, and suggest their top island-hopping combinations.

  • Creole lunch, Mauritius

    The best cuisine across the Indian Ocean

    Cuisine across the Indian Ocean ranges from home-cooked curries to à la carte tasting menus served on a private sandbank. Focusing on Mauritius, the Maldives and the Seychelles, our specialists explore each region’s culinary signatures, and the best ways to sample them.