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*From October 2017

Beach "Anse Soleil" · Mahé

  • Anse Soleil, Mahé
    • Swimming
    • Snorkeling
    • Surfing
    • Shade
    • Family-friendly
    • Restaurant
    • WC
    • Parking
    • Photo-friendly

Highlights:

The gorgeous colours of the beach surface and the ocean itself make Anse Soleil a truly picturesque prospect.

Facts:

  • 210m x 20m - frequent visitors
  • Deep at high tide - seaweed present June to September
  • Normal tide - high waves
  • Popular beach in the south-west of Mahé
  • Restaurant next to the beach

Map:

At a Glance:

  • Popular beach with frequent visitors in the south-west of Mahé.
  • Safe for families provided that the children stay close to the shore.
  • Easy access thanks to the nearby bus stop (200m), as well as limited parking next to the beach.
  • Shops and restaurants can be found nearby.
  • Natural shade provides protection from the sun.

Description:

Anse Soleil is a beautiful, bright bay with gorgeous golden sand and turquoise-blue water. Thanks in part to its close proximity to some accommodations, Anse Soleil is relatively popular amongst tourists, and there are usually at least a few people here enjoying the sand and the scenery. This is by no means a bad thing, however, and there is always enough space on the beach for everyone to find their own little spot to enjoy.

For those who aren’t staying nearby, arrival at Anse Soleil is not quite as simple, but far from difficult thanks to the nearby bus stop (about 200m from the beach), as well as the limited parking spaces available next to the beach and the restaurant here. This means that people can come from further afield on Mahé to enjoy the beautiful Anse Soleil if they so wish, as well as an evening meal at the restaurant on the beach.

Besides the restaurant, Anse Soleil is well-suited to swimming and snorkelling, as well as surfing at various points throughout the year. Swimmers should be careful, as the water can be quite deep here, especially at high tide, and there is a deep drop-off not far from the shore. However, providing they stay close to the beach itself, most swimmers will find they have no problems here. In the surrounding area, there are a few accommodations and restaurants, and shops can be found about 500m from the beach.

Anse Soleil is a truly stunning little beach; not the most exciting beach in the Seychelles, perhaps, but more than capable of holding its own against what else the country has to offer. In fact, the scenery here rivals any beach you could imagine, with beautiful white sand and crystal-clear water, making it well worth a visit during your Seychelles holiday.

Nearby restaurants:

    • Anse Soleil Café
    • creole 
    • 2.5 of 5 385 Reviews  
    • 0.3 km
    • Phone:
      +248 4 36 10 85
      Opening hours:
      Mon-Sun: 10am - 8pm
      Address:
      Anse Soleil
      Payment:
      cash (SCR / € / $), credit card

      The Anse Soleil Café is located on one of the most beautiful beaches on Mahé, and draws its guests in thanks to its incredible Creole cuisine, the aroma of which is carried by the sea breeze all around the restaurant. Guests can also enjoy the breathtaking view from the restaurant as they eat.

    • Café Lazare Restaurant
    • creole, international, asian 
    •  
    • 2.3 km
    • Phone:
      +248 4 38 66 66
      E-mail:
      cafelazare.seychelles@kempinski.com
      Website:
      www.kempinski.com/en/baie-lazare/seychelles-resort/dining/restaurants/cafe-lazare/
      Opening hours:
      Mon-Sun: 7am - 10.30am,
      7pm - 10.30 pm
      Address:
      Kempinski Seychelles Resort, Baie Lazare, Victoria
      Payment:
      cash (SCR / € / $), credit card

      The Open Air Restaurant is located in the Kempinski Seychelles resort, and is the ideal place to enjoy exquisite cuisine in beautiful surroundings. Whether you partake in a delicious breakfast, varied buffet, or simply a coffee, you'll find that this restaurant has something to offer everyone.

    • Restaurant L'Indochine
    • creole, asian 
    • 4.5 of 5 76 Reviews  
    • 2.3 km
    • Phone:
      +248 4 38 66 52
      E-mail:
      lindochine.seychelles@kempinski.com
      Website:
      www.kempinski.com/en/baie-lazare/seychelles-resort/dining
      Opening hours:
      Mon-Sun: 7pm - 10.30pm
      Address:
      Kempinski Seychelles Resort, Baie Lazare, Victoria
      Payment:
      cash (SCR / € / $), credit card

      This restaurant is located in the Kempinski Resort in the south-west of Mahé, and specialises in seafood. Anyone looking for first-class cuisine should try this restaurant out. Reservation recommended.

    • Lazare Picault Restaurant
    • creole, international 
    •  
    • 2.4 km
    • Phone:
      +248 4 36 11 11
      E-mail:
      lazarpco@seychelles.net
      Website:
      www.lazarepicaulthotel.com
      Opening hours:
      Mon-Sat: 6.30pm - 9pm
      (Sundays closed)
      Address:
      Baie Lazare
      Payment:
      cash (SCR / € / $), credit card

      Try a bit of the exotic thanks to the Creole cuisine on offer here. Fish curries, chutneys, and lovingly-prepared seafood dishes are amongst the best dishes you can try here.

    • Cap Lazare
    • creole 
    •  
    • 3.2 km
    • Phone:
      +248 4 29 70 00
      E-mail:
      info@creoletravelservices.com
      Website:
      www.creoletravelservices.com
      Opening hours:
      Mo-Fri: 3pm - 22pm
      Address:
      Victoria
      Payment:
      cash (SCR / € / $), credit card

      A visit to the Cap Lazare is, for many Seychelles holidaymakers, a real must-do. Through a combination of traditional elements such as bamboo, palm leaves, and granite formations, the luxurious interior of this restaurant makes it a real experience for anyone.

    • Le Jardin du Roi
    • creole, international 
    • 4.0 of 5 474 Reviews  
    • 4.3 km
    • Phone:
      +248 4 37 13 13
      E-mail:
      brymich@seychelles.net
      Opening hours:
      Mon-Sun: 10am - 5.30pm
      Address:
      Domaine de L'enfoncement, Anse Royale, Victoria
      Payment:
      cash (SCR / € / $), credit card

      Surrounded by a spice garden which started up in the eighteenth century to provide herbs and spices for the French colony, is the beautiul Jardin du Roi restaurant. Fans of nature will feel right at home here, and can enjoy a wander through the botanical garden, followed by a delicious meal, prepared using the very spices they find in the garden! The menu is à la carte.

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Hotel · Mahé · Distance: 1.6 km · Map

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