Seychelles

Escape to paradise

A honeymoon paradise, the Seychelles offers so much more - particularly if you are discovering its 115 islands by private yacht. From diving secluded lagoons and ziplining through forests to swimming with sealife and luxuriating on endless perfect beaches, these islands have something to tempt every charterer.

Dive with whale sharks. Paddleboard calm bays, backdropped by beaches of soft white sand. spend a day in the spa. Fish from the deck. see turtles nesting and giant tortoises roaming.

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Eden Island, Mahé

Beau Vallon, Mahé

10nm

day 1

Eden Island, Mahé – Beau Vallon, Mahé

Eden Island, Mahé – Beau Vallon, Mahé

The ADVENTURE BEGINS

Join your yacht in the marina for welcome tropical cocktails. Enjoy lunch onboard while cruising round to Baie Beau Vallon, and spend the afternoon relaxing in the sun or on the yacht’s water toys. Grab a snorkel and explore the world under these clear blue waters for the first time. Head to Beau Vallon beach - the longest on Mahé - and laze under the Takamaka trees. Watch the sunset from the sundeck, followed by a sumptuous dinner of fresh seafood sourced from local fishermen by the chef that afternoon.

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Beau Vallon

Port Launay, Mahé

9nm

day 2

Beau Vallon – Port Launay, Mahé

Beau Vallon – Port Launay, Mahé

Sharks & ziplines

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast as the yacht cruises round to Port Launay National Park. Dive the protected lagoons and healthy, colourful coral reefs, where you may encounter a whale shark. Go paddleboarding or kayaking, or take a zipline ride through the forest. Visit the Gallery of Michael Adams, the Seychelles' best-known artist. Indulge in a pampering session in one of the nearby spas. BBQ dinner on the beach, backdropped by another stunning sunset.

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Port Launay

Silhouette Island

15nm

day 3

Port Launay – Silhouette Island

Port Launay – Silhouette Island

Divers & Daredevils

Start the day with a morning swim before cruising to lush Silhouette Island. The interior of Silhouette is a national park, with some of the richest biodiversity in the entire Indian Ocean. Hike in the  forested Mount Daubon, and spot some of the hundreds of endemic birds, reptiles, and plants. Dive in clear, calm waters to encounter incredible marine life. Paddleboard to flawless white beaches, or join a fishing party organised by the crew. Finish the third day of your holiday winding down on deck under the stars.

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Silhouette Island

North Island

5nm

day 4

Silhouette Island – North Island

Silhouette Island – North Island

WATERSPORT FUN

Cruise to the luxury private resort of North Island over breakfast and anchor for the day. Relax in the health spa, work out in the gym or laze on the beach, sipping cocktails from the bar. Active guests can grab a mountain bike or set out for a hike to explore this tiny island. There is also the chance to fish from the shore or spend the day on the yacht’s water toys. Relax on an empty beach while the crew prepare your private Creole BBQ under the stars.

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North Island

Fregate Island

45nm

day 5

North Island – Fregate Island

North Island – Fregate Island

Meet the locals

During the 4 hour cruise to Fregate Island, try your hand at landing a tuna or sailfish. On the island, a haven for endangered species, discover bird and bat colonies, as well as Hawksbill and Green Turtles who nest on the beaches. Look out for turtles hatching and encounter the 400 relocated Aldabra giant tortoises that roam free here. Walk through the conservation areas, go diving or deep sea fishing, or kick back with a pampering day in the rock spa.

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Fregate Island

La Digue

52nm

day 6

Fregate Island – La Digue

Fregate Island – La Digue

SLOW DOWN THE PACE

Wake up en route to the Island of La Digue. The pace of life on La Digue is very relaxed. Cycle round the island to find your favourite beach or take the tender to discover more stunning bays only accessible by water. Buy locally produced coconut oil and vanilla. Finish the day with sunset drinks and another sumptuous dinner.

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La Digue

Praslin

8nm

day 7

La Digue – Praslin

La Digue – Praslin

COCO DE MER

Depart La Digue and anchor off Praslin, a true beach lover’s paradise, with powdery sands, pink boulders and magnificent bays and coves. The UNESCO-protected Vallee de Mai, a primeval palm forest, is of international importance. Take the tender ashore to wander the forest’s depths and pick up a perfect Seychelles souvenir only found on Praslin, the distinctive ‘Coco de Mer’. Visit idyllic Round Island just off the south coast. Cocktails at Raffles Hotel followed by dinner at one of the many restaurants.

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Praslin

Mahé

11nm

day 8

Praslin - Mahé

Praslin - Mahé

disembarkation

Depart Praslin for the 2-hr cruise back to Eden Island, Mahé for onward travel, reliving fantastic memories on the way.

Whether you are looking for an active escape, the perfect beach or incredible diving, you'll find in it in the Seychelles.
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