The Natural Romance of the Seychelles

12 Days from £3398 per adult. Prices based on flight fares at the time of costing & may vary. Please ask for a definitive quote
12 Days
Tailor-Made Tour
Beach
Snorkelling and Diving
Luxury

A sensuous introduction to the surprising variety of the Inner Islands, this romantic Seychelles holiday combines a national marine park, ancient coco de mer forest and fascinating nature reserves, both marine and terrestrial. Enjoy sightings of rare fauna and a plethora of pretty reef fish while staying at three gorgeous hotels on three idyllic islands, so close to each other yet so charmingly different. True holiday heaven on Earth.

Itinerary

Price from £3398 per adult. Based on sharing double / twin rooms

Day 1 - Depart London

Fly overnight from London to Mahe.

Includes In-flight Meals.

Day 2 - Cerf Island

Arrive Mahe and transfer to a dock at Victoria. Take the short boat ride to Cerf Island, at the entrance of Ste Anne Marine National Park.

Staying at Cerf Island Resort. Includes Breakfast.

Day 3 - Cerf Island

Day at leisure on this lovely island. You may swim and snorkel in the sea, walk on the beach or just relax by the pool.

Staying at Cerf Island Resort. Includes Breakfast.

Day 4 - Cerf Island

Day at leisure spent around the resort, or perhaps book an optional boat trip to snorkel or dive in the Marine National Park, hire a kayak or pedallo, take a shuttle to the capital Victoria, visit the spa or enjoy a sunset cruise.

Staying at Cerf Island Resort. Includes Breakfast.

Day 5 - Praslin

Boat ride back to Victoria dock. Transfer from dock to Mahe airport to connect with your flight to Praslin. Met and transfer to your hotel, magically set on a wide, private bay.

Staying at Le Domaine de La Reserve. Includes Breakfast and Dinner.

Day 6 - Praslin

Enjoy a morning shared, guided tour of the UNESCO-listed Vallee de Mai to see the unique coco-de-mer forest with its curiously shaped fruit and endemic wildlife. Afternoon at leisure perhaps to snorkel, explore the island by hire car or just relax.

Staying at Le Domaine de La Reserve. Includes Breakfast and Dinner.

Day 7 - Praslin

Transfer to your embarkation point for a full-day wildlife and snorkelling boat trip to Cousin, Curieuse & Ste Pierre Islands (operating Tue & Thu only). See rare birds and giant tortoises, enjoy a beachside BBQ lunch, and snorkel among reef fish, rays and perhaps even baby black-tip reef sharks (harmless!).

Staying at Le Domaine de La Reserve. Includes Breakfast.

Day 8 - La Digue

Hotel pickup and transfer to dock. Take the short ferry ride to La Digue. On arrival, met and transfer to your hotel. Rest of day at leisure.

Staying at Domaine de l’Orangeraie. Includes Breakfast.

Day 9 - La Digue

Day at leisure to explore the small laid-back island independently. Perhaps hire bicycles and visit lovely Anse Source d’Argent beach and the Black Paradise Flycatcher Reserve, which protects one of the world’s rarest birds.

Staying at Domaine de l’Orangeraie. Includes Breakfast.

Day 10 - La Digue

Day at leisure to swim off the hotel’s beach or perhaps book a boat trip to snorkel Sister Island, take a sunset cruise or go walking in the hills.

Staying at Domaine de l’Orangeraie. Includes Breakfast.

Day 11 - Mahe

Pickup and transfer to the small dock. Take the ferry to Praslin. On arrival, transfer to Praslin airport to catch a flight to Mahe. Met and assisted with international flight check in. Fly overnight to London.

Includes In-flight Meals.

Day 12 - Arrive UK

Includes In-flight Meals.

Travel Info

Are Flights Included?
Yes

Flight Info:
Fly Emirates from Heathrow or certain regional airports via Dubai to Mahe. Etihad via Abu Dhabi is also possible.

Area Specialist

Alan Godwin
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While at Cerf, take advantage of their boat shuttle to Victoria and visit the lush botanical gardens before taking lunch at one of the town’s good Creole restaurants.

If you have any queries about this tour please feel free to call me directly on +44 (0)1803 866965 or...

Thank you for all your excellent coordination of the multi travel and island hopping. We really enjoyed the wildlife experience offered by the Seychelles. [Your representatives] were very good in their arrangements and organisation locally.

Dr & Mrs M - Cambridgeshire

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Cerf Island Resort: -4.630359, 55.494341
Domaine de l’Orangeraie: -4.345247, 55.831247
Le Domaine de La Reserve: -4.310214, 55.736266