A Guide to the Seychelles’ Hidden Treasures

Delve into the enchanting world of the Seychelles and uncover its hidden treasures that lie beyond the well-trodden paths. From secluded islands to secluded beaches, the Seychelles offers a wealth of hidden gems waiting to be explored.

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Anse Lazio on Praslin

Escape the crowds and discover the pristine beauty of Anse Lazio, one of the Seychelles’ best-kept secrets. With its powdery white sands, crystal-clear waters, and lush jungle backdrop, this secluded beach is a paradise for nature lovers and beach enthusiasts alike. For those seeking a luxurious stay near this hidden gem, several Seychelles resorts the likes of Anantara Maia Seychelles Villas dot the island of Praslin.

Curieuse Island’s Giant Tortoises

Journey to Curieuse Island and encounter its gentle giants – the Aldabra giant tortoises. Roaming freely in their natural habitat, these ancient creatures offer a glimpse into the Seychelles’ rich biodiversity and conservation efforts.

Félicité Island’s Hidden Coves

Explore the hidden coves and secluded bays of Félicité Island, where tranquillity reigns supreme. With its rugged coastline, granite boulders, and turquoise lagoons, Félicité is a haven for snorkelling, swimming, and sunbathing in blissful seclusion.

Cousin Island’s Bird Sanctuary

Embark on a birdwatching adventure at Cousin Island, a designated nature reserve and bird sanctuary. Home to rare bird species, including the Seychelles warbler and the lesser noddy, Cousin Island offers unparalleled opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.