The Seychelles make the perfect holiday destination, 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 many coral reefs off the islands so snorkelling is very popular to see the colourful reefs and for the avid divers, there are many submerged shipwrecks to dive and explore. Shopping on the islands is limited to local crafts and imported items. Let go easy travel help you plan the perfect holiday package for you and your family and friends call 01256 536020 or email today.
Where to stay in 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 Crusoe get away with only 11 villas of 450 square meters and one 650 square metres all with private villa attendants and the choice of 4 beaches to have a Champagne picnic. If you want to visit 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 Seychelles
The islands are 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 watersports such as water skiing and windsurfing.
When visiting consider a twin center with one of the more remote islands and the main island of Mahe.
Getting married in Seychelles
In order to marry, 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 religious ceremony can be held but you must apply at least 3 months in advance and a civil service either at home or in Seychelles will be required. Speak to one of our Overseas wedding planners to help plan your beach wedding Wedding Abroad
Honeymoons in Seychelles
Seychelles offers the perfect location for a relaxing honeymoon destination. With remote islands, luxury accommodation and perfect sunshine they are the first choice of many honeymoon couples. Contact us now for your personal travel consultant to plan your perfect Honeymoon
Golf Holidays in Seychelles
There is one 18 hole championship golf course, Lemuria, on the island of Praslin and is considered to be one of the best in the Indian Ocean and most challenging. Residents of Lemuria do not pay any green fees but a charge for a golf cart is compulsory.
Best time to go to Seychelles
The islands are an all year round destination however you do need to consider what you want to do when there and then plan when to go. For windsurfing and sailing the best time to visit the Maldives in 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 Seychelles is the Seychelles Rupee.
Languages spoke English French
Currency Seychellois rupee
Visa requirements None for UK Passport Holder English French Seychellois rupee
For more information browse the official website for the Tourist Board