Seychelles holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

Our Seychelles holidays & accommodations show you the best of this stunning archipelago, from dazzling beaches to the forest covered interior & fabulous birdwatching opportunities. All our Seychelles holidays & accommodations are provided by operators committed to supporting local people & the environment.
Boutique spa hotel in the Seychelles
Healing Retreat Hotel with colonial vibes in Seychelles, from €200 - €224 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2-4)
Seychelles tours, a Seychellois Creole experience
A Seychellois Creole experience, from £2299 (12 days) ex flights
Seychelles Island conservation expedition
Support conservation efforts on a remote tropical island, from £1395 - £2995 (4 weeks) ex flights
Marine conservation project in Seychelles
Underwater research and diving in the tropical Seychelles, from £1950 - £3750 (4 weeks) ex flights

4 reviews for Seychelles holidays4 star overall rating

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Marine conservation project in Seychelles
Great staff, professional, very helpful and great fun! (more)N Prinssen
Very hard work, but worth the effort. I've seen some amazing things that I'm not likely to see anywhere else in the world...our work was mostly focused on monitoring nesting sea turtles and the protection of their nests, as well as conducting a census of the Coco De Mer tree and Giant Tortoises. (more)Naomi Parker
This is one of the most awesome adventures I've had and can't wait to go back. (more)Una Gallinetti
From £1950 - £3750 excluding flights
Seychelles tours, a Seychellois Creole experience
Memorable parts? Seeing an eagle ray whilst snorkelling. Seeing wildlife close up on Cousin Island. Tips? Choose an hotel with a good beach, there are plenty of them and make sure you go to La Digue island. Local benefits? I hope so, we used local shops, and hired bycycles and used the local buses. The visit to Cousin hopefuly gave money to support the conservation here. Overall rating? Excellent, sunshine nice people, beautiful and quiet beaches everywhere. (more)David Williams
From £2299 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really

Country facts for Seychelles holidays

Weather
Seychelles is a year round destination. Diving is best from March to May and September to November, while hiking is best from May to September. Bird-watching is best in April for breeding season, from May to September for nesting of Sooty Terns, and in October for migration.

Getting there and around
Flights from London to Mahé International Airport take 10 hours. Buses, ferries, bicycle & car hire, taxis, domestic flights and even helicopter charters are available for the relatively short travelling times between the islands and places of interest.

Geography
Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, east of mainland Africa.

Main attractions
  • Pristine, uncrowded beaches perfect for swimming & snorkelling.
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site 'Vallée de Mai', a beautiful primeval forest home to some 6,000 Coco de Mer trees.
  • Creole houses & artists' studios, and Creole cuisine.
  • Walking, golf, horse-riding, walking, diving, swimming, surfing & fishing.
  • National reserves and marine parks.
  • Guided nature tours to see rare species of flora and fauna.


  • Culture
    Tourism employs about 30% of the labour force and provides more than 70% of hard currency earnings. Tuna fishing, farming and small-scale manufacturing are amongst the country's other main industries.

    Languages
    The main languages in Seychelles are English, French and Seychellois Creole.

    Money
    The currency in Seychelles is the Seychellois rupee (SCR).

    Time zone
    Seychelles Time, GMT+4 (UTC+4).
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