Find peace and serenity in the comfort and beauty of the Seychelles. This small island is located in the Indian Ocean northeast of Madagascar and east of Kenya. The country found its independence in 1976 and became a commonwealth. The culture of the country blends the diversity of its population which is comprised of Africans, Europeans, Arabs, Chinese, and Indians. Visiting the island you will see the influences of this beautiful melting pot represented in the art, cuisine, architecture, and music of the country.
The Kempinski Seychelles Resort
This resort, located on Mahé, is the largest island in the Seychelles. It has something for everyone from a kids zone, to a relaxing spa, a tidal lounge, deep sea diving, surfing, a casino and more. There are five choices for dining as well as an option of intimate private dining. Your luxurious rooms will give you a natural breathtaking view of nature through the sea, gardens, or hills. This resort shares the hospitality of the island. Rates start at $351.kempinski.com
Dhevatara Beach Hotel
Talk a long walk on the beach and set your sights on the beautiful Indian Ocean. This boutique hotel is like a breath of fresh air. With the vision of peace and serenity, this getaway is the epitome of an island escape. Let your taste buds enjoy the fine dining as the rest of you senses soak in the beauty paradise. Rates start at $408. hermesretreats.com
Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa
Enjoy a home away from home with a luxurious resort that will help you relax, have fun, get pampered, and in shape. With many convenient facilities and breathtaking views, this resort is perfect for a family vacation or couples gateway. You can choose rooms from the hillside or ocean front. Rates start at $674 hilton.com
Sights in the Seychelles
Anse Intendance Beach
One of the most popular beaches in Mahé’, this small and secluded beach is a favorite among surfers and those who want some extra privacy with their R & R in the sun. With nature being quite comfortable with the tourists, don’t be surprised if you see turtles near the shore.
The Morne Seychellois Park
This is the largest park in the Seychelles. Created in 1978 it covers more than 20% of Mahé. With over 10 different trails, there is a lot to explore from forests to breathtaking landscapes and ruins of old cinnamon distilleries.
Serving North Indian cuisine, this restaurant that translates to “The King of Kings” is located in Eden Island and serves mouth- watering authentic dishes. Visitors can enjoy the food while taking in the view of the beautiful marina. hemaharajasseychelles.com 1, Eden Island, Mahe, Seychelles.