The Seychelles is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean that is a dynamic blend of people from diverse ethnicities, cultures and religions.Throughout history different people of African, European and Asian descent have come to the Seychelles, bringing with them their own traditions and cultures which have over time contributed to the unique way of life on the islands.
The Seychelles is home to worldfamous beaches and has long been recognized as one of t he world’s most romantic holiday destinations. There are also a variety of interesting activities and attractions that help you make a holiday in the Seychelles romantic and relaxing as well as thrilling and exciting.
There are hundreds of beaches in the Seychelles that have gained international recognition for their pristine beauty. The pale pink sands of Anse Source d’Argent are amongst some of the most photographed beaches in the world. The powderysand beach is framed with granite boulders; clear turquoise waters and is home to an abundance of corals and marine life. The quiet beaches of Petite Anse offer the ultimate island getaway and the secluded beach is the ideal place for a picnic lunch and relaxing afternoon in the sun.
Some rest, relaxation and fun
The Seychelles is one of the best places in the world to either relax and unwind i n t he sun or enjoy a host of exciting activities. The clear waters of the Seychelles offer an underwater haven filled with colourful fish and corals. Shallow reefs and lagoons provide the ideal location for snorkelling and with the assistance of qualified divers; you can even venture into the deep on a dive in search of turtles, rays and shoals of fish.
Some interesting sites you can visit in Mahe include Port Launay Marine National Park, Shark Bank, Ber Ternay National Park and St. Anne Marine National Park. Located on the northwest coast, the Port Launay Marine Park is famous for its beautiful beaches and whale-sharks, which during the season, can be seen feeding on plankton. The white sandy beach is extremely popular and is dotted with shady trees, making it the ideal sport for a romantic picnic.
There are also a variety of exciting excursions you can enjoy on the islands including glass-bottom boating, sports fishing and a large variety of water sports. There’s also a golf course and for the keen explorer, guided nature tours which enable you to enjoy some of the rarest species of flora and fauna on the islands. For those who want to enjoy a night out in the Seychelles, you can visit the many bars and fine restaurants on the islands that offer incredible Creole cuisine.
Sightseeing and exploration
The Seychelles is home to a variety of beautiful Creole houses and artists’ studios, national reserves and marine parks, as well as breath-taking natural wonders. The fusion of cultures and traditions that has occurred in the Seychelles has made it the ideal place for many artists to thrive.
Popular artists who have studios you can visit on the islands include, Donald Adelaide whose work has been inspired by the sea view and coastlines for over 20 years, Andrew Gee a successful watercolour artist and Barbara Jenson who does a lot of work in charcoal and pencil.
There are also many young up-andcoming artists in the Seychelles whose beach side studios provide the ultimate stop during an afternoon walk through the city.
Now you can enjoy the very best of the Seychelles with Mihin Lanka’s convenient flight options. Mihin Lanka operates flights from Sri Lanka to the Seychelles every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and the fourhour journey to the islands is one of the most affordable and comfortable flight options available from Sri Lanka.
Mihin Lanka is a leading low-cost airline in South Asia that operates across many destinations in the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and South East Asia. Since its launch in 2007, Mihin Lanka has come a long way, becoming one of the region’s most admired affordable travel brands.