The world’s oldest islands on the Indian Ocean, speckled with dreamy beaches – Seychelles secures one of the top spots in Cupid’s list of personal favourites. Having been the destination romantique for power couples like the Clooneys and the Cambridges, Seychelles definitely knows how to spark up the romance.
Mesmerizing Mahe Island
Providing easy connectivity to the world’s major cities, the Mahe Island brags of a fine balance between cultural finesse and enamoured destinations. Spelling sheer romanticism, here are a few couple-y things to do in Mahe:
Get Sun-Kissed at the Intimate Anse Major Beach, Mahe Island:
A quaint beach well-tucked away from the city, you can reach Anse Major through taxi boats, or take up the hiking trail for an adventurous twist. Offering panoramic views of the Bel Ombre beach, the trails here also allow you to take delight in views of the Silhouette Island. The beach is sans restaurants and full of visual delight, so you and your partner can soak in the charm, arm in arm.
Ride on the Back of Giant Tortoises at Moyenne Island:
Sprinkle some aquatic flavour to your romantic sojourn with a stopover at Moyenne Island – housing more than 120 giant tortoises along with numerous sharks and other aquatic animals.
Embark on an adventure of a lifetime with couple snorkelling sessions or offbeat tortoise rides. The happy pictures you click here would remind you of this offbeat adventure for years to come!
Beach Belt of Praslin Island
Surrounded by lush greenery and pristine beaches – Praslin is the perfect laid-back escapade for couples looking to enjoy each other’s company amid a cosy ambience.
Soak in the Dreamy Setting of the Beautiful Cote D’Or Beach
With an abundance of idyllic spots dotting the shorefront and colourful boats moored on the coastline, this beach allows you to have the twin pleasure of a hand-in-hand moonlit walk as well as adventure activities to bring in an edge to your tour.
Indulge in a romantic breakfast to set the mood, hop on a boat, pack on a quick snorkelling session, soak in the beautiful sunset while clinking your cocktail glasses or take a post-dinner stroll amid the enchanting beauty of the full moonlit sky – this is a must-visit place for all you love-struck couples!
Relish Your Private Moments at the Secluded Anse La Blague Beach
Sans the humdrum of bustling beaches, make way for a fairy-tale getaway at the Anse la Blague beach. Peaceful and unspoiled, the raw charm of this beach makes for a complete sensory feast for you and your better half to revel in.
#MMTCoupleTip: Since this beach is quite remote, make sure you book in advance at the ONLY hotel available here – Villa Anse La Blague.
Strike Off Fond Ferdinand Nature Reserve
Indigenous to this granite and coral island nation, Fond Ferdinand Nature Reserve is the natural habitat of the infamous Coco de Mer fruit or sea coconut. Pose for some enviable shots with this endangered fruit and if time permits, take a hike to the top of the nature reserve and feast your eyes on breath-taking views from there.
The Luxe Silhouette Islands
A 5-star oasis to melodiously serenade your romantic trip to Seychelles, Silhouette Islands offers lush coconut trees, cerulean waters and crystal clear beaches. Blessed with postcard-worthy vistas, the island is cut-out for an ideal rose-tinted romantic holiday.
With the beaches and the resort making for a glorious framework for languid romantic strolls, we promise that lovers would find firm ground in the sand here!