The ultimate Seychelles Itinerary & Travel Tips — voyagefox

What is the best time to visit Seychelles?

How many days are ideal for the Seychelles?

  • Mahé is the biggest Seychellois island and I would suggest at least five days. If you want to spend a few more days relaxing & doing nothing, then I would suggest even more. We decided to split our time on Mahé and spent six nights in total, including five days of exploring and one full day of pampering ourselves in a luxury resort.
  • Praslin is smaller than Mahé but has many beautiful beaches and must-see places. We spent four days on this island, including a full-day boat trip and it was absolutely perfect.
  • La Digue is tiny so we only planned two nights there but I would suggest staying three nights.

How do get around?

Transfer between the islands:

How to get around on the islands:

Which budget should I plan for the Seychelles?

  • Accommodation: Nice apartment at the beach with kitchen (f.e. Seashell Beach Villa): 100,- per night for 2 persons = 350,- EUR per week/person
  • Food: 10–15 EUR per day/person when cooking your own meals or 25–35 EUR per day/person eating out = 70–245,- EUR per week/person
  • Transfer between islands = 100,- EUR per person
  • Entrance to National Parks & Full day Boat Tour = 150,- EUR per person
  • Rental Car 40–50 EUR per day = 140–175 EUR per person (when traveling as a couple. The price per person is lower when you travel as a bigger group.)

What are the best beaches in the Seychelles?

Seychelles Itinerary: Mahé (Part 1)

  • our accommodation: PARADISE CHALETS SEYCHELLES
    newly opened, mid-priced, and modern apartments with kitchen, available with one or two bedrooms and pool
  • time: three nights (we came back to Mahé at the end of our trip)

Day 1

  • Arrival at the International Airport, picking up the rental car (we booked via Sixt)
  • Checking in a Paradise Chalet Seychelles
  • Stocking up on groceries for the next days

Day 2

Visiting Cap Ternay

Sans Soucis Road & Victoria

Sunset Beach

Day 4

Sunrise at Anse Baleine

Seychelles Itinerary: Praslin

  • accommodation: SEASHELL BEACH VILLA
    a small, family-owned and budget-friendly hotel with several apartments with a kitchen, located at a beautiful beach at the West coast of Praslin
    P.S. It is way nicer in reality than as it looks on the booking website! I can highly recommend this accommodation.
  • time: four nights

Day 4

Day 5

Vallée de Mai

  • cost: 350 SCR (around 22,- EUR) per person, without a guide
  • opening times: 8.30 am — 4.30 pm (Fridays only until 1 pm)

Anse Georgette

Restaurant Paradisier

Day 6

Full-Day Boat Trip

  • pick up from the hotel in the morning
  • visiting two different snorkeling spots — one of them is the beautiful tiny island St. Pierre which you can see in the photo below
  • Exploring Curieuse Island to see the tortoises and hike to a hidden beach
  • Delicious lunch at Curieuse Island
  • National Park fee
  • Visiting Anse Georgette at the end of the tour for a swim

Day 7

Anse Lazio

Hike to Lovers Bay

Anse Volbert

Day 8

Fond Ferdinand

  • times: Fond Ferdinand can only be visited during a guided tour, weekdays: 9.30 am, 11 am, 12.30 pm, or 1.30 pm
  • price: 150 SCR (10 EUR) including guide

Seychelles Itinerary: La Digue

Day 8

  • accommodation: We stayed at a hotel (without a kitchen) called “Le Relax Luxury Lodge” which we were a bit disappointed of for several reasons. That’s why I wouldn’t recommend it. We actually planned to stay at the Le Nautique which has a way better location and is really beautiful but unfortunately, it was already booked out! Nevertheless, we came here every night for dinner since it has an amazing sunset view and the cuisine was the best we had in the Seychelles! Can highly recommend staying at Le Nautique or at least enjoying your dinner here!
  • time: We stayed two nights on La Digue but I would suggest three nights

Day 9

Grand Anse

Sunset at Source d’Argent

Day 10

Anse Source d’Argent

Seychelles Itinerary: Mahé (Part 2)

Day 10

Ferry to Mahé

  • accommodation: HILTON NORTHOLME RESORT & SPA
    luxury resort with incredible rooms and pool villas, perfect to relax a few days and pamper yourself at the beach or pool, great dining choices, and especially amazing breakfast!
  • time: 2 nights

Day 11

Relaxation & Snorkeling at the Hilton

Sunset at Petite Anse

Day 12

Trois Freres Trail

Eden Island

Anse Intendance





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