Top 10 beaches in Seychelles

If the Seychelles is known for anything then it’s most certainly the breathtaking sandy beaches that are found on any one of its 115 islands. The main islands are Mahe, Praslin, La Digue, Fregate and North Island are home to the most notable and visited beaches.

Every island in the Seychelles is ringed with white coral sands, lapped by the clear turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and blessed to be backed by lush green hills. Much of the Seychelles also contains protected sanctuaries to preserve the wonderful array of flora and fauna.

  • Anse Source d’Argent // La Digue

    Anse Source d’Argent, La Digue, Seychelles Iakov Kalinin / 123RF

    Located in the North of La Digue island is Anse Source d’Argent beach, a little slice of tropical paradise. Powdery white sand is offset by towering granite boulders worn smooth by the passage of time. Palm trees sway gently in the breeze and the water is clear and blue. Protected by an offshore coral reef the sea here is always calm making it... read more »

  • Anse Lazio // Praslin

    Anse Lazio, Seychelles Iakov Kalinin / 123RF

    Anse Lazio in the Seychelles is the archetypal tropical beach that sets the standard for all others. Set in Chevalier Bay on the north western tip of Praslin island, Anse Lazio is a broad swathe of soft white sand flanked by granite boulders at each end and a thick fringing of palm and takamaka trees behind. The inviting clear blue water is... read more »

  • Anse Intendance // Mahe

    Anse Intendance, Seychelles Igor Chaikovsky

    Anse Intendance is the best known of Mahé's beaches and probably for good reason. Set in a bay backed by lush tropical vegetation, this half mile stretch of white coral sand really does have a feel of paradise about it. Whilst the beach feels very much unspoilt a look behind the coconut palms will reveal some of the Seychelles most exclusive... read more »

  • Anse Georgette // Praslin

    Anse Georgette, Seychelles CanStockPhoto

    Beautifully positioned in a secluded cove on the north western tip of Praslin is the beach of Anse Georgette. A heaven for sunseekers with soft white coral sands backed by tropical palm forest complete with tropical birds nesting in the trees. Given this is the Seychelles it is pretty difficult to choose any one particular beach as being better.... read more »