Seychelles: the most beautiful beaches in the world

If you want to plan a vacation in the Seychelles to enjoy its paradisiacal beaches, here is an overview of the most beautiful beaches where you can relax and enjoy incredible water sports.

What to do on the beaches in Seychelles?

Lined with coconut palms and takamakas, the white sandy beaches of Seychelles are often surrounded by large granite rocks. This type of landscape is mainly discovered on the islands of Mahé, Praslin, La Digue and Saint-Anne. To take advantage of these paradisiacal beaches of these Seychelles islands, we advise you to plan your trip in March, April, May or June. As the water is warm all year round, these months will allow you to avoid the tourist crowds of summer and end of year celebrations so you can indulge in exploring the seabed in peace. In the Seychelles, the beaches are also a good opportunity to relax, swim, try paddle, kayak or even snorkelling.

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Nature is a priority in Seychelles and, for its protection, Seychellois take care to limit facilities on the beaches. On the island of Cousin, in the Seychelles, in order to protect nature, it is forbidden to picnic on the beaches, to go diving, but also to smoke.

What is the most famous beach in Seychelles?

In Seychelles, there is no shortage of beaches with each one more beautiful than the other. However, one of them surpasses them all. This is the case of Anse Source d'Argent beach on the island of La Digue. Considered the most famous of the Seychelles islands. Anse Source d'Argent beach is adorned with lush vegetation and stretches for more than a kilometre. Its turquoise waters and granite blocks are typical Seychelles landscapes. Snorkeling is practiced there and through crystal clear waters you will observe the magnificent coral reefs of this Seychelles island. Areas naturally shaded by nature are for to relax with a cocktail on the beach.

What are the ideal beaches for snorkeling enthusiasts?

Snorkeling is possible on many beaches of the Seychelles islands, but the best snorkeling spot is the island of Praslin and its white sand beach Anse Lazio - considered as one of the 10 most beautiful beaches to the world! Snorkelers can head over go to the Sainte-Anne Island National Marine Park with their masks and snorkel anongst the underwater fauna. Located less than 5 km off Victoria, the capital of Seychelles, the island of Saint-Anne is easily accessible by sea. You can discover coral reefs - as on the island of La Digue - but also observe a huge underwater meadow of granite bench, a typical sight of the Seychelles islands. The warm waters of the Indian Ocean include many tropical species such as manta rays during the period between April and December. Swimming during tropical maritime species is an incredible experience during your vacation in Seychelles where there is no shortage of beaches. Mahé Island, Praslin Island, Saint-Anne Island and La Digue Island… All of these Seychelles islands are full of beautiful beaches for a breath-taking experience!

Come and discover Club Med's resort in Seychelles


Immerse yourself in a real paradise of green and blue and explore the little islands set in the Indian Ocean and their tropical flowers. At the heart of the Seychelles archipelago and a protected national marine park, the island of Saint Anne is home to a single and unique hotel: the Club Med Seychelles Eco-Chic Resort. Adults and children will awaken their inner Robinson Crusoe on a holiday in total harmony with nature and where many of the activities are directly connected to the Indian Ocean and its sublimely beautiful scenery. Trekking, free diving, yoga and glass-bottomed kayaks are just some of the pleasures that can be shared, all designed to promote well-being and induce happiness in every member of the family. Turquoise waters, white sandy beaches edged with rocks, hills covered in lush vegetation - looks like you've found the backdrop to your next holiday.

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