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Seychelles Travel Guide

The Complete Guide to the Seychelles Book accomodation
  • Mahé (38)

    Mahé

    Discover one of Mahé's beaches, including the world-famous Beau Vallon bay.

  • Praslin (22)

    Praslin

    Relax on one of Praslin's white, sandy beaches, such as the stunning Anse Lazio.

  • Cerf (3)

    Cerf

    Cerf Island is home to a small number of beautiful beaches, just waiting to be discovered.

  • La Digue (18)

    La Digue

    La Digue is famous for its breathtaking beaches, including Anse Source d'Argent.

  • Other Islands (10)

    Other Islands

    Sit back and relax on one of the Seychelles' remote beaches on smaller islands.

Top 10 Beaches

1. Anse Source d'Argent · La Digue

Anse Source d'Argent, La Digue
  • Coral reef
  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • WC
  • Restaurant
  • Shade
  • Family-friendly
  • Parking
  • Video
  • Photo-friendly

Anse Source d'Argent is perhaps the best-known beach in the Seychelles, and certainly one of its most spectacular locations. A real must-see for any Seychelles holidaymaker, the powdery sand, crystal-clear water, and imposing granite boulders make this a uniquely enchanting beach, and undoubtedly worth a visit.

2. Anse Lazio · Praslin

Anse Lazio, Praslin
  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • WC
  • Restaurant
  • Shade
  • Family-friendly
  • Parking
  • Video
  • Photo-friendly

Anse Lazio is probably the most famous beach on Praslin thanks to its picturesque, postcard scenery, including perfect white sand, crystal-clear water, imposing palm trees, and much more. Ranked the sixth-best beach in the world by TripAdvisor in 2015, it’s easy to see why Anse Lazio is so popular amongst holidaymakers!

3. Anse Georgette · Praslin

Anse Georgette, Praslin
  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • WC
  • Restaurant
  • Shade
  • Family-friendly
  • Video
  • Photo-friendly

Anse Georgette is perhaps the most beautiful beach on Praslin, and certainly one of the best in the Seychelles thanks to its incredible mixture of pristine white sand, bright turquoise ocean surface, and tropical palm trees. A real must-see for any Praslin holidaymaker!

4. Grand Anse · La Digue

Grand Anse, La Digue
  • Surfing
  • WC
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Photo-friendly

Grand Anse is often-cited as the most beautiful beach on La Digue thanks to its picturesque scenery and pristine sandy surface. The water here is rather deep, so swimming is not recommended, but the beach has plenty else to offer the potential holidaymaker, making it well worth a visit.

5. Anse Intendance · Mahé

Anse Intendance, Mahé
  • Swimming
  • Surfing
  • Restaurant
  • Shade
  • Parking
  • Bus stop
  • Video
  • Photo-friendly

Anse Intendance is a well-known, wild beach in the south of Mahé. The incredible white sand is framed on both sides by granite boulders, making this beach one of the most beautiful beaches in the Seychelles. During the south-east trade winds (May to September), swimming can be dangerous, and is not to be recommended.

6. Petite Anse Kerlan · Praslin

Petite Anse Kerlan, Praslin
  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • WC
  • Restaurant
  • Shade
  • Family-friendly
  • Parking
  • Video
  • Photo-friendly

Petite Anse Kerlan is a small, busy beach in the north-west of Praslin, close to Anse Georgette and the Constance Lemuria Resort. The beach is almost exclusively visited by guests of the resort, but calm waters and beautiful rocky formations provide a few reasons to make the journey from further afield if you so wish.

7. Petite Anse · La Digue

Petite Anse, La Digue
  • Surfing
  • Shade
  • Photo-friendly

Petite Anse lies just a short walk from its big sister, and offers similar scenery and characteristics. Some even suggest that Petite Anse is more beautiful than Grand Anse, thanks in part to its lack of visitors and incredible scenery. Whichever you prefer, Petite Anse is a great addition to La Digue's beaches.

8. Anse Cocos · La Digue

Anse Cocos, La Digue
  • Swimming
  • Shade
  • Video
  • Photo-friendly

Anse Cocos is a picturesque beach in the east of La Digue, offering crystal-clear water and pristine white sand. Thanks to the extensive natural shade and the shallow pools of water, Anse Cocos is a great location for a relaxing beach day on La Digue.

9. Anse Marron · La Digue

Anse Marron, La Digue
  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • Photo-friendly

Anse Marron is located on the southern tip of La Digue. With a shallow, protected pool, beautiful white sand, and stunning granite scenery, this beach is well worth a visit; just make sure you book a tour guide first!

10. Beau Vallon · Mahé

Beau Vallon, Mahé
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba diving
  • Surfing
  • WC
  • Restaurant
  • Shade
  • Family-friendly
  • Parking
  • Bus stop
  • Video
  • Photo-friendly

Beau Vallon is perhaps the most famous beach in the Seychelles, well-known throughout the country by locals and tourists alike thanks to its beautiful atmosphere, extensive facilities, stunning sandy surface, and proximity to some of the Seychelles’ best-loved accommodations.

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