Set deep in the Indian Ocean, off the eastern coast of Africa, the Seychelles is made up of 155 islands with the smallest population of all the African Countries. It is a spectacular place to visit if you are looking for a tropical paradise.
Blessed with beautiful landscapes and soft white beaches, the Seychelles has a lot of wildlife to offer including 275 bird species and varied marine life. If you are not one for snorkelling or scuba diving, there are some hotels which offer mini hydrofoil bottomless boats to enjoy. The landscape is incredible and mountainous, you can hike up to see the stunning views across the islands.
The capital of the Seychelles, Victoria is the smallest capital in the world. Bird Island one of the more famous islands in the Seychelles and is home to the world’s largest tortoise, Esmeralda, weighing in at approximately 298 kilograms. With plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables grown in the Seychelles, there are three types of coconut found on these beautiful islands. The most famous of which is the Coco de Mer, the world’s largest coconut that is almost extinct, the best place to see the Coco de Mer is the island Valée de Mai one of the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites within the Seychelles.
A famous honeymoon destination, boasting magnificent hotels and beautiful private islands, it is no wonder that Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as well as David and Victoria Beckham spent their honeymoons in this idyllic place. There are numerous spas, long deserted beaches and places to relax. You can also take a tour and stay at a few different islands to experience the best that the Seychelles has to offer.