Photogallery of Mahe Island, Seychelles

Capuchin House
Capuchin House by Sky#Walker @flickr
Seychelles by Matt And Kim Rudge @flickr
Mahe Island
Mahe Island
Mahe Island
Mahe Island
Rainbow Sky
Rainbow Sky by AlessandroDM @flickr
Seychelles, Mahe Island
Seychelles, Mahe Island by Travel-fanatic2000 @flickr
Tropical Dreams
Tropical Dreams by BarneyF @flickr
Mahe Island
Mahe Island by apedersen7 @flickr
blue, round_island
blue, round_island by ArztG.|Photo @flickr
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More to see in Mahe Island
Mahe Island is a perfect place for people who prefer an active vacation. Here you can try almost every existing kinds of water sport, diverse walking tracks and go to large scale parties. You can also rent a boat and go exploring adjacent islands. Private islands, hotel-islands and inhabited parts of the archipelago are just around Mahe. In addition, the last point is definitely worth visiting. Unspoiled nature, absolutely no people, clean beaches – isn’t it a heaven on earth? Aldabra Atoll is a highly peculiar place and its only residents are two scientists. Unfortunately, there is no chance you would be allowed to overnight there, so you have to either come back to Mahe or spend a night in your boot and then continue your journey early in the morning. You can also swim in a magnificent waterfall near Glaud Port. Then, not far from a bus stop, right behind the Catholic church, find a trail that will take you inside the Morne Seychellois National Park. Be careful while swimming in the waterfall – locals really like climb trees and that jump into the waterfall from the top with various tricks, and they don’t always take a glance down before doing it. There is a nice beach not far from the port. You can easily reach a small inhabited island from there during low tide. In addition, you can find a fascinating observation platform on the west coast and, what is more, you can also get some clean water from local springs while getting there. If you decide to … Read further

Chapters of the guide to Mahe Island

Traditions and mentality of Mahe Island

On the other hand, locals are not actually that serious about marriage. For example, women here can have children from different fathers and no one would say anything against it, including her current partner. It’s actually a matriarchal society. In case of divorce, kids always stay with their mother and, what is more, local laws are quite strict concerning those men who are trying to escape paying alimony or … Open

Travel guide to Mahe Island

Grand Anse is, without a doubt, one of the most picturesque beaches of the island, but that is not the only advantage of that place. There is a horse riding center not far from the beach. The center works every day, offering horse riding lessons to visitors. There are several beautiful uninhabited islands close to Mahe Island, and it is easy to reach them in a moat boat. Many visit these islands to relax on … Open

Mahe Island for children - what to visit

If your child doesn’t mind walking on foot, you can simply discover the island together. There is a decent number of places with pure nature where unusual trees grow and diverse animals live (the ones typical for Seychelles, e.g. flying foxes). In addition, there are several routes: from a half-hour to a half-a-day or even longer. In case if your children can ride a bicycle, you rent it in Victoria and go on … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

In case you actually want to buy something really special, then spend one day visiting a trade village which is not far from Victoria. You can get there by bus, a rental car or a bicycle. You can see how a master creates a marvellous jewellery box from two coconut halves or braid baskets from leaves. Moreover, you can also buy a straw hat or a beautiful coral craft there. Sometimes tourists are offered to buy a … Open

Best beaches

There are more than 60 beaches on the island, and nearly all of them differ with modern equipment and rental centers. The largest and the most popular beach of the island is Beau Vallon, where you can find people even late at night. The nearby coral reef protects the coast from strong waves, so the place is perfect for families with children. In addition to many restaurants and bars, there are popular nightclubs next … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

In case you don’t like crisps, the Mahe ones actually worth trying. They’re made here not from potatoes but from breadfruit, so it surely tastes unusual. If you’re looking for a quick snack, local pancakes are the perfect option. Here you can find it with fish, seafood, vegetables, and even candied fruit. In addition, there is a great variety of meat meals. If you’re keen on exotic food, … Open

Top sigths of Seychelles

Praslin Island is a wonderful piece of nature, where tourists can walk in spacious parks and see various exotic birds. Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve ("May Valley") is known as one of the most beautiful parks in the country. There are more than 7,000 palm trees and breadfruit trees, and many rare species of parrots in the park. You will also find several fishing centers, restaurants and entertainment complexes on the island. La Digue Island is considered the most charming island of the archipelago. Here travelers can enjoy private rest in secluded bays, walks in picturesque groves and fields. The island has become very popular with fans of scuba diving as water is very clean here and visual range reaches 20 metres. Continue your travel by visiting such islands as Cousine, Bird and Denis, which are perfect for fishing, diving and excursions to nature landmarks. … Open

Photogalleries of neighbours of Mahe Island

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