Just south of the equator and off the east coast of Africa, the islands of the Seychelles are a tropical paradise of warm-water beaches, incredible views and as much relaxation or exploration as a traveler desires.

“With laidback islands, impressive scenery and no shortage of classic beach activities like swimming, snorkeling, diving and paddling, the Seychelles are great for families, couples and honeymooners alike.”—Kota Tabuchi, Managing Director of Africa


See and do:

  • Relax on stunning world-class beaches by aquamarine water
  • Explore the islands by snorkeling, paddleboarding, biking, hiking and more
  • Photograph endemic wildlife and plant species

Pairs well with:

  • Classic big game safaris in East or Southern Africa
  • Fantastic as stand-alone destination

From the stunning mountainous and granitic inner islands to the remote outer coralline islands, the diversity of the Seychelles archipelago entices travelers to discover the destination’s countless wonders.

While the opportunity to relax on pristine beaches amid gorgeous scenery is one of the biggest draws of the Indian Ocean islands, there are dozens of activities on the menu perfect for exploration. Mount a stand-up paddle board for shoreline adventure, take part in world-class diving and fishing excursions, hike to scenic overlooks, cruise around an island on a bike or enjoy a romantic walk along the beach.

Accommodation in the Seychelles ranges from over-the-top luxury resorts to laidback island lodges with safari-style. Yet the most important aspect of all accommodations is the access to the unforgettable, pristine beaches that define the Seychelles.

Trip Inspirations

From Bush to Beach

20 Days in Kenya, Tanzania, and the Seychelles

From the bustle of Nairobi to the adventure of Kenyan and Tanzanian safaris, you will love your time exploring these two countries that take you to the heart of where safari was born. After experiencing different ecosystems, animals, and activities, you will be ready for some down time as you head just off Africa's coast to the beautiful Seychelles Islands. The white sand beaches of North Island welcome you for rest, relaxation, and fun in the water. No matter what part of the trip you are in, you will feel surrounded by luxury and comfort - from the bush of Kenya and Tanzania to the beach of the Seychelles.

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