Seychelles is known for its quixotic beauty and monumental luxury. Considered to be a playfield of the riches, it is slowly emerging as the best honeymoon destination, especially for Indian couples. Its white sand, pristine turquoise water, and ultra-luxurious resorts and hotels make for a good combination to start a new life together on your Seychelles honeymoon.
Seychelles offers everything you’d want on your honeymoon – glimmering beaches, exquisite beauty, delish delicacies, heart-warming people and carnival-like spirit of the place. But before you start planning, look at the essentials to have a fairytale honeymoon in Seychelles. Here we cover must see places, best stops to breathe in the beauty and celebrate the love, food that complements your moods, and experiences that you’d never forget.
The Republic of Seychelles is situated off the coast of East Africa in the Indian Ocean. It consists of 115 islands some are granite and others are coral islands. The largest of the islands is Mahé and Victoria on it is the capital, in fact, the world’s smallest capital.
The climate of the islands is pleasant all year round. The currency of the place is Seychelles Rupee. The time-zone of Seychelles is +4 GMT, which is 1.5 hours behind India. There is no limit on how much foreign currency you can bring in and carry out of the Republic. However, you can not bring in or take out more than SCR 2,000 of the country.
Duty-free items include 2 liters of wine, 200 ml of perfume, one video camera and other knick-knacks not exceeding the value of SCR 3,000. It is illegal to consume alcohol in public. Consumption or any kind of harm imparted to Coco de Mer, the native fruit of the country which is artistically in the shape of human genitals, will make you end up in jail.
Ideal duration for a honeymoon in Seychelles is 6 nights and 7 days. Since the set of islands are so beautiful and engaging, even 7 days could leave you asking for more. So, while you’re planning to visit this place with your partner, don’t forget to have these minimum number of days for exploring and you can still extend if you wish to relax and rewind before heading back home.
Famous Islands For Honeymoon In Seychelles
It is hard to decide upon the best Seychelles honeymoon destination. There are many beautiful islands with a host of pristine beaches, azure waters, and tropical vegetation. So, we give you some of the most beautiful honeymoon destinations in Seychelles that you can include in your trip.
1. Praslin Island
The unspoiled island is famous for Vallée de Mai, the world-renowned home to the infamous Coco de Mer palms. And what better way to gift your wife an invaluable black pearl? You can even go for artful delicate jewelry made of a real pearl. A place you must visit if you want to pamper and impress your partner, all at the same time. This island has a mesmerizing national park, known as Praslin National Park which adds beauty to its scenic charm. So, make sure you visit this place on your trip as it is the best island in Seychelles for honeymoon.
Things To Do: Relax at Anse Lazio beach, go on inner-island tours, visit Praslin National Park
2. Mahe Island
The largest island in the Republic of Seychelles is home to the highest mountain ranges in Seychelles. Also, the world’s smallest capital, Victoria is on Mahe Island. Pack a picnic basket and set out to indulge yourself in the best dazzling views of Mahe Island. Spot the colorful birds and refreshing vegetation on the trails and have an unmatched experience. You may never know, but the seclusion can lead to a fulfilling hike with your new soulmate.
Things To Do: Enjoy snorkeling at Beau Vallon, go hiking at Morne Seychelles National Park