A nature lovers paradise named after the ‘sooty’ terns which descend in great numbers to breed. The one hotel on the island is reasonably simple in style.
This is paradise, with perfect white beaches, wonderful swimming and snorkelling off the beach, and great scuba diving and fishing. The one hotel on the island is of a good standard, but not five star. Accessible by scheduled flight.
The second largest island in the Seychelles, with many fantastic beaches and some good hotels. Also boasts the ‘Vallee de Mai’ Nature Reserve – a UNESCO World heritage site.
La Digue Island
The fourth largest island in the Seychelles, La Digue is a sleepy island with limited accommodation options but some fantastic beaches on the south of the island, which are reached by bicycle!
A small ‘granitic’ island boasting one of the most luxurious and exclusive hotels in the Seychelles. Accessible by helicopter.
A small ‘granitic’ island boasting possibly the most upmarket and exclusive (and expensive) beach property in the Seychelles. Accessible by helicopter.
A remote island with some good beaches, lovely swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving and fishing. The one hotel on the island is of a very good standard, but not five star. Accessible by scheduled flight.
A very remote island which is known for its fly-fishing opportunities (late September through to May) rather than its beaches. The lodge has recently been rebuilt completely by new owners. Accessible by scheduled flight.
The largest island in the Seychelles, with stunning scenery, many great beaches and a reasonable road network. Some fantastic five star resorts, but lacking in good mid-range hotels and more boutique style hotels.