About PRASLIN HOLIDAYS
Praslin - Just 15 mins by light aircraft or 45 mins by high speed ferry from Mahe. Pristine beaches include Anse Boudin, Anse Georgette and Anse Lazio. The Vallee de Mai in Praslin is home to the rare black parrot and the unusual coco de mer that the Seychelles are famed for. The Curieuse Marine National Park accessed by chartered boat from Praslin is also a must experience.
When To Go
The Seychelles has a tropical climate all year round with a slight variation. During the summer season temperatures can reach up to the thirties however there are cool breezes from the southeast which can ease the humidity. During the winter season humidity can rise from the monsoon winds and sharp periods of rain can shower down between December and January however sunshine is still present through the wet season.
Vallée de Mai nature reserve & Anse Lazio beach
fr. £105 per person
Explore the mysterious, primeval valley known as the Vallée de Mai (UNESCO World Heritage Sites). Experience this world-famous site where the legendary Coco-de-mer, the double-lobed coconut grows. Legends and tales abound about this extraordinary place, once believed to be the original site of the biblical “Garden Of Eden”. Enjoy the ocean on ‘Oplezir’ (Catamaran) as next destination will be Anse Lazio (reputedly the world’s most beautiful beach). Swim and snorkel in the crystal waters off this divine beach and enjoy BBQ. Full day shared excursion.
La Digue Island - Boat, Bike & Sunset Cruise
fr. £92 per person
An exciting trip that matches the comfort and serene sailing aboard ‘Oplezir’ (Catamaran) with the delights of exploring the timeless island of La Digue the traditional way - by bicycle. Arrive to the charming jetty of La Digue on ‘Oplezir’ where you will be greet with refreshments, bicycle, a map of the island and the entrance fee for L’Union Estate where you will be introduced to the ancient rhythms of plantation life and to the secrets of the production of “coprah” (dried flesh of the coconut and coconut oil). Back on board (serving snacks and refreshments), cruise along the scenic coast of La Digue with opportunities for snorkeling and swimming. Full day shared excursion.
fr. £165 per person
Let ‘Oplezir’ (Catamaran) transport you to another world with its stunning natural beauty. Ride the ocean waves to La Digue’s neighboring island of Praslin, from where you will be whisked away to Sister Island, surrounded by sapphire waters, where a guide will introduce you to some of the island’s secrets. Swim, snorkel or just relax on the beach and enjoy a Creole-style BBQ lunch. Continue to the stunning Coco or Felicité Island before heading home. Full day shared excursion with BBQ lunch.
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Seychelles boast the most spectacular sea bird colonies in the entire Indian Ocean. Take a guided ornithological tours not only of Mahé, Praslin and La Digue, but also the island reserves of Cousin or Aride (the sea bird citadel of the Indian Ocean) to discover the highlights of Seychelles' extraordinary bird life. Half day private excursion (min. 2 pax).
Curieuse & Aride Islands
fr. £105 per person
Board at the La Digue Jetty & Baie St. Anne Jetty and enjoy the cruise to the Curieuse Island (Baie Laraie) via St. Pierre for a photo stop (arrival at Baie Laraie). Explore the Island with guide. See the tortoises, walk through the mountains and visit the Anse Josee / Doctor’s House. On board enjoy a BBQ lunch and cruise towards Aride Island. Arrival within the vicinity of Aride waters for viewing a sea birds (photo stop). Depart Aride Island to Baie St. Anne Jetty & to La Digue Jetty. Full day shared excursion with BBQ lunch.