Made up by a total of 115 islands in the western Indian Ocean, the Republic of Seychelles is a beautiful granite and coral islands. Seychelles is famous for its breathtaking, tranquil beaches and the lush forests. Victoria on the island of Mahe is the capital city of the Seychelles. The republic of Seychelles is the smallest country in Africa and the islands are largely divided between granitic and coral islands.
The natural beauty of the islands and untouched environment offers tourist a peculiar adventurous vacation. Unlike most other parts of Africa which is patriarchal, the society in Seychelles is mainly matriarchal.
Points of interest
With 115 islands, there is so much places to see in Seychelles. Some of the islands to visit are Curieuse Island, Cousin Island, Aride Island and Mahe, the largest island of the Seychelles. In Victoria, visit the Sainte Anne Marine National Park created to protect the wildlife.
Some other places to see are the Dauban Mausoleum, Eustache Sarde’s House, Petite Anse, Granite Boulder and Cathedral of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception in Mahe. There are a lot of art galleries in Seychelles art enthusiasts can visit. Don’t miss the beautiful Hindu Temple – the Arul Mihu Navasakthi Vinayagar built in 1992. You have to visit the islands to appreciate the beauty that lies in the Seychelles.
Best places to stay
Enjoy your stay in the exotic island by booking one of the best hotels in Seychelles on Jumia Travel. Seychelles hotels tend to be premium, so you already know you are getting world class services. Dhevetara Beach Hotel on Praslin Island is one of the top hotels in Seychelles.