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Beach "Fond de l'Anse (Grand Anse)" · Praslin

  • Fond de l'Anse (Grand Anse), Praslin
    • Swimming
    • Snorkeling
    • Coral reef
    • Shade
    • Family-friendly
    • Restaurant
    • WC
    • Parking
    • Bus stop
    • Photo-friendly


Fond de l’Anse’s close proximity to numerous hotels and restaurants, as well as the village of Grande Anse, where they hold activities and events throughout the year, make it a great option for various reasons.


  • 2000m x 20m - some visitors
  • Shallow water - seaweed present April to October
  • Some parts disappear at high tide - generally calm, small waves
  • Long beach close to many hotels on Praslin
  • Good for snorkelling, windsurfing, and swimming


At a Glance:

  • Long, calm beach on Praslin, close to numerous hotels and resorts.
  • Good for families thanks to the plentiful shade and shallow, calm water.
  • Easy to reach from any of the nearby accommodations on-foot, as well as by car and bus.
  • Lots of shade provides protection from the sun.
  • Snorkelling and windsurfing rentals are available.
  • Numerous restaurants, shops, and takeaways located nearby.


Fond de l’Anse is a long, calm beach on Praslin’s south coast, located near to the small village of Grande Anse, as well as numerous hotels, shops, and other facilities. This proximity to multiple accommodation options ensures that Fond de l’Anse is easy to reach on-foot for a number of Seychelles holidaymakers. That said, the beach is usually empty, or at least is large enough that you can always find a private spot should you want to.

The beach is also accessible via rental car thanks to the many parking spaces that are located nearby, either at hotels or just next to the main road which runs along the beach further inland. Praslin’s bus service also runs along this road, so anyone who doesn’t want to rent their own car for their trip can make use of public transport instead.

The beach itself offers numerous facilities to enable you to stay there all day if you want to. Besides the different accommodation options, there are also restaurants, takeaways, and shops located along the beach at various points, so you’ll always find what you’re looking for in terms of facilities and goods. Fond de l’Anse is also a great beach for different activities, including snorkelling, windsurfing, and swimming, and there are also snorkelling and windsurfing rentals available from some of the nearby establishments.

Fond de l’Anse offers plenty to merit a visit, including close proximity to hotels, easy-access. and various facilities. That said, it manages to avoid the pitfalls of some of the other Seychelles beaches by remaining uncrowded and untouched much of the time, making it ideal for anyone looking for an exciting, activity-heavy beach, as well as privacy and relaxation.

Nearby restaurants:

    • Britannia Restaurant
    • creole, international 
    • 0.4 km
    • Phone:
      +248 4 23 32 15
      Opening hours:
      Mon-Sun: 12pm - 2pm
      7pm - 9.30pm
      Britannia Hotel, Grand Anse
      cash (SCR / € / $), credit card

      The Britannia Hotel restaurant will satisfy even the most discerning tastebuds thanks to its incredible menus. Besides local Creole cuisine, the restaurant also offers international dishes, ideal for discerning holidaymakers. The peaceful atmosphere of this family-run hotel is also a prominent feature of the restaurant.

    • Blue Marlin Restaurant & Bar
    • creole, international 
    • 0.4 km
    • Phone:
      +248 4 28 38 38
      Opening hours:
      Mon-Sun: 7am - 9.30pm
      Indian Ocean Lodge, Grand Anse
      cash (SCR / € / $), credit card

      The Blue Martin restaurant can be found in the Indian Ocean Lodge on Grand Anse, and offers a varied menu for its customers' enjoyment. The accompanying pool bar is located next to the beach, and offers fruity cocktails and stunning sunset views.

    • Le Kato Noir
    • creole, international 
    • 0.5 km
    • Phone:
      +248 4 29 02 90
      Opening hours:
      Mon-Sun: 11am - 11pm
      Palm Beach Hotel, Grande Anse
      cash (SCR / € / $), credit card

      The restaurant of the Palm Beach Hotel is called Le Kato, and employs experienced chefs who truly understand their craft. The traditional Seychelles cuisine, excellent international meals, and the seafood dishes on offer here are all fantastic.

    • Le Relax Beach Resort
    • creole 
    • 3.5 of 5 34 Reviews  
    • 0.8 km
    • Phone:
      +248 4 29 46 46
      Opening hours:
      Mon-Sun: 7.30am until late
      Le Relax Beach Resort, Grand Anse
      cash (SCR / € / $), credit card

      This hotel restaurant is situated directly on Grand Anse, giving it a truly exceptional location. Indulge your taste buds here with an excellet mix of Indian and Creole cuisine.

    • Jacques Pattiserie
    • 1.4 km
    • Address:
      Jacques Pattiserie, Grand Anse
    • The Pond
    • creole, mediterranean, asian 
    • 4.5 of 5 92 Reviews  
    • 2.1 km
    • Phone:
      +248 4 23 73 33
      Opening hours:
      Mon-Sun: 12am - 3pm,
      7pm - 9.30pm
      Dhevatara Beach Hotel, Grand Anse
      cash (SCR / € / $), credit card

      The chef of The Pond restaurant is a multi award-winning chef who combines numerous culinary traditions in his food, including mediterranean, Creole, and asian influences to create dishes using home-grown, hand-picked herbs and spices. Guests can enjoy his creations in this artistic water garden.

Nearby accommodation:

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4.5 of 5 21 Reviews

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4.5 of 5 264 Reviews

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