Anse Major Beach

Once you get to Anse Major, it is a beautiful secluded beach with everything you would expect from a Seychellois beach; white sands and turquoise waters, surrounded by palm trees and other lush green vegetation. The waters can be a little choppy, but they are refreshing and welcoming, especially after you have braved the hike to the beach.

Probably the best way to arrive at Anse Major is by boat, but you can get here on foot. The trail takes anywhere from 45 minutes to two hours, and you are mostly exposed to the heat of the tropical sun, so don’t forget to put on your sun block before you set off. Go as early as you can to avoid the hottest part of the day and make sure that you wear hiking shoes and carry water for each person. It is quite a hike, but it is worth the trip… if you enjoy hiking!

Despite being called Anse Major, the beach is small, but it doesn’t get too crowded, and it is totally charming. You will enjoy spending time in this gorgeous location.

The beach is separated by large, smooth granite rocks, and you can find a small lagoon behind the beach. Up the hill from the beach, you will see a few deserted old buildings, which adds to the feeling of being on a deserted island, when nobody else is around.

Bring your snorkeling gear because the marine life is plentiful here, bit be aware this is a remote spot and you may be on your own.

Nearest town/city

Victoria

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