Our travel expert shares the ultimate Seychelles Honeymoon itinerary…
When it comes to your honeymoon, you can’t go wrong with the Seychelles. Situated northeast of Madagascar off the East African coast, the Seychelles hold many natural and cultural attractions. In this blog our Travelmood travel expert Sarah sets out the perfect plan for honeymooners to follow. Be inspired and celebrate your union together in the most enchanting way with the help of this Seychelles Honeymoon Itinerary.
Begin your honeymoon in Praslin
Set among pristine, white sandy beaches and surrounded by tropical forests, Praslin is a delight. Its small population gives the island a laid-back atmosphere, perfect for couples to relax after all the wedding excitement. This island is famous worldwide for its magnificent beaches and crystalline turquoise sea.
If you get an itch for a mini adventure, the island is still large enough to explore. There are plenty of activities for you to do together if you tire of your nearest beach. Praslin offers honeymooners a spectacular start to their first few days as newlyweds.
Whether you’d prefer a larger luxury resort such as Lemuria, an intimate and exclusive hotel with its own private beach, an independent boutique residence or a simple self-catering villa with a fantastic view, Praslin island caters to all.
Aside from the islands stunning beaches there is plenty to do and see together. In the heart of the island is the Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve. If you consider yourself a true nature -lover, this park should not be missed. Go on a romantic stroll together and discover the local flora and fauna, including the islands famous double coconuts.
Only 15-minutes away on one of the islands local ferries, you can take a day trip to the island of La Digue. Home to Anse Source D’Argent, a beach so picturesque that is known as the most beautiful beach in the world, this island is one for the bucket list. Lounge on the beach, cycle around the island or dive into the sea to make some new memories together.
Finish your honeymoon in Mahé
Your honeymoon is meant to be unique, exciting, restful, and romantic, all of which Mahé has to offer. Mahé is the largest island and home to the Seychelles capital, Victoria. It is the busiest island by far with many attractions and things to do. You and your other half can finish your holiday surrounded by the clear turquoise sea, pristine coral reefs, and lush mountainous rainforests.
The west coast, from top to bottom, is one long string of stunning beaches and outstanding accommodation. Mahé has a vast variety of accommodation for honeymooners, whether you want your own exclusive cabin or a luxurious 5-star hotel like Banyan Tree Seychelles, the choice is yours.
There is an abundance of secret gems on this island. Wherever you are based, paradise lies nearby – a short bus or car ride will bring you to fabulous natural attractions. For a truly unique experience, go snorkelling with whale sharks in the glorious bays, dive along beautiful sites or hike the rugged paths of Morne Seychellois National Park.
There is no better time to treat yourselves than on your honeymoon. Visit one of the many spas for some relaxing treatments or try something new with a rejuvenating yoga class.