Seychelles-Garden of Eden

Seychelles is an island country in the east side of the mainland of Africa. It is basically an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean. This Island Nation lies about 1000 miles east of Kenya and is well known for its gigantic peaks, marine parks and 68 beaches which makes it an ideal honeymoon destination.

You can go diving and snorkeling here, explore the sculptured rocks covered with soft corals and sponges. Wreck dives are also available here in some areas.You can walk around in the coral sand beaches and see the swaying palm trees around you in the verdant island.

You can also combine an unforgettable view of the Kenyan safari in your schedule to make your trip a little more exciting. The climate is quite humid here but due to the marine influence the temperature keeps on varying. July and August are the coolest months whereas December to April is the hottest; nevertheless Seychelles can be visited throughout the year.

You can also roam around in the farms of cinnamon, vanilla and copra and feel as if you are very close to the nature. Seychelles is the world’s most important national reserve and also the home of many sea birds. The national park here is the largest area of green meadows.

Apart from this you can also reach out to the nearest islands. Mahe is the largest island and is also known as the transportation hub of Seychelles. Among other famous islands are the Praslin Island, Aride Island, Bird Island, Cousin Island and Denis Island are, worth watching. Frigate Island, located 55 kilometers away, is an ideal place for you to stay.

This Island has luxurious resorts with modern amenities which makes it a special one. Doyenne Island is located 6 kilometers away from Mahe. There is a marine National Park in this Island and it is also the best place for you to try snorkeling.

There is also trekking facility available which makes your trip even more adventurous.  You can find unique reptiles and different species of giant tortoise here. You can also see several unique varieties of orchards and enjoy the colonies of seabirds in this Island.


geeta krishnan

I am South Indian Brahmin born & brought up in Kolkata. Bcom Graduate. Avid interest in encylopedias and like to gather informations.