Seychelles, Indian Ocean
The Seychelles are one of those places in the world where you just sit down, switch off life at home and chill. With their white powder sand beaches, crystal clear water and wonderful 5 Star resorts it really is the perfect choice for a once in a lifetime honeymoon. Only 11 hours from the United Kingdom with direct flights flying daily from London with air Seychelles. The islands of Seychelles are perfect for honeymoon couples that are looking for remote, romantic destination or for families wanting an exotic beach holiday with an abundance of water sports such as sailing and diving. There are may coral reefs off the islands of the Seychelles so snorkelling is very popular to see the colourful reefs and for the avid divers there are many submerged ship wrecks to dive and explore. Shopping on the islands is limited to local crafts and imported items. Let goeasy travel help you plan the perfect holiday package for you and your family and friends by completing the goeasy Holiday Planner
Where to stay in the Seychelles
The main island of Mahe has a wide choice of hotels for every budget and a variety of restaurants and bars to visit. For those wanting a more remote honeymoon destination the islands of Silhouette island, Fregate island, Denis Island, Desroches Island or Praslin Island are just a few that offer ultimate luxury and the perfect choice with their coconut palmed beaches and lush tropical setting. For the ultimate in luxury hotels consider Constance Lemuria Resort, Desroches Island resort for barefoot luxury, Denis Island for back to nature living or Fregate private island offering only 17 villas in a selection of 1 and 2 bedrooms as well as a spa villa and a presidential villa. North island is also a perfect Robinson Cruosoe get away with only 11 villas of 450 square metres and one 650 square metre all with private villa attendants and the choice of 4 beaches to have a Champagne picnic. If you want to visit the Seychelles on a budget the wonderful 3 star Coral Strand hotel is excellent value situated on one of the best beaches Beau Vallon Bay.
What to do in the Seychelles
The Seychelles are really about switching off and relaxing and enjoying the wonderful seas of the Indian Ocean and the all year round temperature. Water sports are the most popular activity with Diving and sailing at the top of the list. The colorful coral reefs around the islands offer excellent snorkelling and most resorts offer a selection of water sports such as water skiing and windsurfing. When visiting the Seychelles consider a twin center with one of the more remote islands and the main island of Mahe. Let goeasy travel help you plan the perfect holiday package for you and your family and friends by completing the goeasy etting married in the Seychelles
In order to marry in the Seychelles you must apply at least 11 days before the date of the wedding. A special license may be applied for at a cost of SCR100 and will be issued within 2 days. Weddings can take place in the civil status office on wednesdays or Thursdays. Outside of the Civil office weddings can take place on any of the islands or hotels at a cost of SCR350 or SCR700 if marrying on a Saturday or sunday or after 5pm any day of the week. The fee for marrying in one of the outer islands is SCR500. Two witnesses will be required at the ceremony. a religous ceremony can be held but you must apply at least 3 months in advance and a civil service either at home or in the Seychells will be required. Speak to one of our Overseas wedding planners to help plan you beach wedding Wedding Abroad
Honeymoons in the Seychelles
The Seychelles offer the perfect location for a relaxing idylic honeymoon destination. With remote islands, luxury accommodation and perfect sunshine they are the first choice of many honeymoon couples. Contact goeasy travel now for your personal travel consultant to plan your perfect Honeymoon
Golf Holidays in the Seychelles
The Seychelles has one 18 hole championship golf course, Lemuria, on the island of Praslin and is condsidered to be one of the best in the Indian Ocean and most challenging. Residents of Lemauria do not pay any green fees but a charge for a golf cart is compulsory. If you are thinking of a golf holiday then contact goeasy travel now to help plan the perfect golf holiday.
Best time to go to the Seychelles
The Seychelles are an all year round destination however you do need to consider what you want to do in the Seychelles and then plan when to go. For windsurfing and sailing the best time to visit the Maldives is May and October. For diving consider visiting March to May and September, October or November. The busiest periods are December, January, July and August.
Getting to Seychelles
Flying time from London is approximately 11 hours and the time difference is +4 hours GMT. The currency in the Seychelles is the Seychelles Rupee.
Seychelles tourist Board
For more information browse the official website for the Seychelles Tourist Board
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