Seychelles is known for its quixotic beauty and monumental luxury. Considered to be a play field of the riches, it is slowly emerging as the hottest honeymoon destination. Its white sand, pristine turquoise water, and ultra-luxurious resorts & 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. The 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. It is hard to decide upon the best island in Seychelles for honeymoon. There are many beautiful islands with a host of pristine beaches, azure waters, and tropical vegetation. The unspoilt Praslin Island is famous for Vallée de Mai, the world renowned home to the infamous Coco de Mer palms is number one on the list of Islands to visit. Second to that is the Mahe Island – The largest island in Republic of Seychelles is home to the highest mountain ranges in Seychelles. Also, world’s smallest capital, Victoria is on Mahe Island.The La Digue Island is another Island with stunning beaches like Petite Anse and Anse Anse Source D’Argent are pretty famous here. Also, beach horse-riding and expedition trips to tiny Félicité Island, with population of 12, from the island have their own attraction.
Fregate Island is popular for recreational sports like scuba-diving, yachting and snorkeling. Also, the thick forested area has its charm. Seychelles’ Cousine Island is famous for giant turtles; a conservatory for endangered animals and exotic birds; and thousands of animal nesting sites.To add spice to your honeymoon, you can go Island hopping through causeways, holding hands and talking about your bright future. In addition, you can ditch the bed and make out on the pristine white sand of the beaches under the glittering sky. Enjoy the stunning sunsets and start the new day with dazzling sunrises.
Places to visit
Mission Lodge Lookout – 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.
The Clock Tower – The monument has been in Seychelles for over 110 years. It is considered to be one of the most popular Seychelles’ location to click a selfie with the clock tower in the background.
Cathedral of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception – The beautiful cathedral will stun you with its intricate carvings and delicate tapestries. A must visit if you want a taste of European beauty in the territory of East Africa.
Plantation House National Monument – Originally a plantation house, it has been refurbished to a place apt to relax, rejuvenate and spend quality time with your partner. Delicious food and occasional live music draw people in from all over Seychelles.
Pearl Farm de Praslin – And what better way to gift your wife an invaluable black pearl? You can even go for artful delicate jewelry made of real pearl. A place you must visit if you want to pamper her and impress her, all at the same time.
Seychelles National Botanical Gardens – Located on Mahe Island, the Botanical Gardens are quixotic. Making out or just hand holding on the trails, goofing around on the sprawling gardens and clicking pictures with interesting flora will be the most cherished memories of your Seychelles honeymoon.
Coco Island – The deserted island is known for its eye-catching beauty. A renowned snorkeling spot, the place is the ultimate getaway – away from it hustle. A Seychelles honeymoon is incomplete if you miss out on Coco Island.
Curieuse Island – Curieuse Island has a marine park, which is quite fun for couples on a honeymoon in Seychelles. The red colored soil make for a refreshing picture background after all the blue and white. Home to the illustrious Coco de Mer, Aldabra tortoises, mangrove forests, takamaka trees, green sea turtle breeding, hawksbill, and the Seychelles Black Parrot – Curieuse Island should have a definite spot in your Seychellois honeymoon itinerary.
Anse Lazio – Considered to be the best beach in Seychelles, Anse Lazio has lot to offer. Its unmatched beauty, glimmering pure water, shiny white sand and swishing palm trees make for perfect honeymoon setting in Seychelles.
Your Seychellois honeymoon is incomplete without Seychellois food. The basic ingredients of Seychellois cuisine are seafood, coconut, breadfruit, and chilies. It is one of the spiciest cuisines with a mix of fresh seafood. Some of the most popular Seychellois delicacies are Kat-kat Banana, Coconut Fish Curry, Catini Requin, Bouillon Bréde, Soupe de Tectec, Tamarind Chatini with fish, Carotte Bananas, breadfruit, and palm leaves. Palm wine and Calou are the favorite beverages for people of Seychelles. Most of the favorites are made from coconut sap. Bacca, Seybrew, Ekyu, Coco D’Amour, and Dark Takamaka Rum are other beverages liked by many locals and tourists.
This article was written by Aashna Jawal.