A country near the Indian Ocean, Seychelles is present near to equator and 1,500 kilometers in the east of Kenya. This place consists of the most beautiful beaches along with the charming cultural places. Furthermore, one of the most hearts touching thing about this place is its scenic view and they are made up of granite rocks. Moreover, being the oldest island in the world, it has natural wonders and will attract any natural lovers. Lip smacking sea food is available here. In fact, the main attractions of the island are thriving coral reef, nature reserves, jungles and beaches. Moreover, visitors from across the world find it amazing to see the flora and fauna. In fact, the wide economy of this place is totally dependent on tourism. 5 star hotels and resorts assure the comfort of the visitors. Here are 5 reasons why you should visit Seychelles:
1. Anse Major, Mahe
Renowned beach Anse Major, it located on the North West side of Mahe. Moreover, this beach is a part of the Baie Tarney Marine National Park. It is only accessible to the visitors by two ways, either by foot or boat. Well, it takes a lot of efforts to explore this beach at least 1.5 hours to explore it but it totally worth the efforts.
2. Ste Anne National Marine Park, Mahe
In 1973, the first national park that was established in Indian Ocean was Ste Anne National Marine Park. Victoria, the capital of Seychelles is 5 kilometers away from this place and encompasses total small eight islands. In fact, the tourists find the underwater world very fascinating which gives them the opportunity to view colorful tropical reef, magnificent coral gardens and sharks reef.
It is among the one of the smallest capital of the world. Moreover, after the coronation of the British queen Victoria, this place got a name in the honor of the queen. Isn’t it amazing that it is the only seaport in the country. Seychelles National Botanical Gardens are the main tourists’ attractions. Furthermore, people like enjoying shopping in the Victoria local market which is a local hotspot. Don’t miss the colorful fish and fruit markets.
4. Vallee De Mai National Market
This park is a home to many of the rare species and it is a UNESCO World Heritage site which preserves the prehistoric forest containing around 3500 of the coco de mer fruit palm, Chinese fans, vanilla orchids and latanier.
5. Morne Seychelles National Park
This natural park was created in the year 1979 and that is a largest one in Seychelles. It usually covers an area of 3,000 hectares which means it has more than 20% of area of Mahe. The highest peak of the Seychelles is Morne Seychellois which is in this national park.