Dreaming of a honeymoon filled with sandy white beaches, crystal clear waters and tropical jungles that paint the imagination of every botanical enthusiast? Then the Seychelles is the honeymoon destination for you, and here’s why:
Travel there just got easier:
As of March 2018, British Airways are launching a new direct route to the perfect holiday destination. With two weekly flights arranged to fly out from London Heathrow, planning a blissful island honeymoon just got a whole lot easier.
A peaceful state of mind on holiday isn’t only achieved by visiting a tranquil destination as staying in a holiday accommodation with great interior design has a positive impact as well. Global research of nearly 19,000 travellers by Booking.com has can reveal how over two thirds (69%) of global travellers saying that great interior design helps them feel more relaxed while on holiday*.
The luxurious Banyan Tree villas are located along the southern western coastline of Mahe and are just a stone throw away from the beach. Overlooking the Indian Ocean, there aren’t many hillside pavilions quite like this one, combining Seychellois architecture with contemporary décor. Relax around the infinity pool, take a peaceful yoga session or challenge your new spouse to a game of tennis.
With one of the most beautfiul beachesin the world, Anse Intendance offers half a mile of powder white sand and is a favourite spot for surfers thanks to its frequent big swells and wild waves. Whether you’re a sunbather, photographer or want to be at one with nature and ride the waves, this is the perfect location to embrace nature’s true beauty.
The Curieuse Island is best known for Anse Boudin, homing a beautiful breed of giant tortoises, which roam freely around the sandy coves and mountainous reefs. From there, it's just a short twenty-minute hop over the ocean to get to Baie Laraire where lucky travel goers may even spot some parrotfish.
The Seychelles has become a must-see on many travellers’ bucket lists with an astounding collection of 115 unique islands to discover. With so many places to visit, there is no chance you’ll get bored before your honeymoon is out.
With many bays and coves, and several islands and isles near the coast, Mahé boasts a wide variety of snorkelling sites for underwater adventurists. Visitors can explore the shallow lagoons and the barrier reefs a little further out to sea or the very rocky underwater seascapes.
Seychellois cuisine is a fusion of African, Chinese, English and Indian flavours with rich Creole influences and features unbeatably fresh seafood.
The Garden of Eden:
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, the Unesco World Heriatge Site, is often descirbed as ‘The Garden of Eden’ thanks to the clusters of 4,000 native coco de mer palms, a rare specices of palm tree. You might even spot the rare black parrot here.
Visit one of the smallest capitals in the world:
Victoria on Mahé is one of the world’s smallest capitals, with a cluster of roads around Creole-style houses. See the clock tower, a silver-painted replica of London’s Big Ben and discover Seychelles’ varied culture with the infamous wonky green vegetables, spices and fish piled high in the Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market.
St. Anne Marine National Park:
The park comprises six islands off the coast of Mahe, just a 20-minute boat trip from the island. Admire the plethora of marine life, from tropical fish to bottlenose dolphins, all local to the park.
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