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The Essential Seychelles

Departure: Saturday, February 12, 2022
Nights: 8 nights
Departs: Mahe Island
Returns: Mahe Island
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Duration
8
Nights
Days at Sea
1
Sea Days
Ports
7
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    The Essential Seychelles

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Saturday, February 12, 2022 Mahe Island, Seychelles Embark 7:00 PM
    View of Mahe Island, Seychelles

    Mahe is the largest and most important island of the Seychelles archipelago. While this spectacular island is only 27 km long it is dominated by a mountain range with its tallest peak Morne Seychellois, at 930 m in height, being central to a wonderful national park. There are also some delightful marine national parks off the island. Read more about Mahe Island, Seychelles

    2 Sunday, February 13, 2022 St Anne Island, Seychelles 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of St Anne Island, Seychelles

    Sainte Anne Island is the largest of eight islands in the Ste Anne Marine National Park of the Seychelles. The Seychelles archipelago lies 1300 km from the African coast, and 1000 km NE of Madagascar, in the Indian Ocean. The capital of the Seychelles, Victoria, lies on the country’s largest island Mahe four kilometres to the west of Ste Anne. Read more about St Anne Island, Seychelles

    3 Monday, February 14, 2022 Desroches Island
    4 Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Curieuse, Seychelles 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Curieuse, Seychelles

    Curieuse Island is a small granitic island in the Seychelles off the north coast of Praslin, the second largest island in the Seychelles. The island is notable for being one of only two islands native to the Coco de Mer. Today it is the home of roughly 300 Aldabra Giant Tortoises. Read more about Curieuse, Seychelles

    5 Wednesday, February 16, 2022 Aride, Seychelles 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Aride, Seychelles

    Aride is the northernmost granitic island in the Seychelles archipelago of 115 islands. (There are two coral sand cays north of Aride: Denis and Bird.) The archipelago is set on a raised plateau in the Indian Ocean, with an average waster depth of just 60 m. Aride Island is 1.7 km E-W and 0.6 km N-S, rising to just over 100 m, and covered with a variety of palms, liana vines, and trees to the shoreline. Read more about Aride, Seychelles

    6 Thursday, February 17, 2022 Big Sister Island, Seychelles 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Big Sister Island, Seychelles

    Big Sister Island (Grande Soeur) is a privately owned island at the NE of the Seychelles archipelago, in the western Indian Ocean. It is one of 42 granitic islands on the shallow waters (c. 50 m depth) of the Seychelles Bank. Read more about Big Sister Island, Seychelles

    7 Friday, February 18, 2022 Praslin, Seychelles 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Praslin, Seychelles

    Praslin is the second largest island of the Seychelles, lying 44 km NE of Mahe. Once used as a hideaway by pirates and Arab merchants, it is now known as a tourist destination as it is home to beautiful turquoise water and white sand beaches such as Anse Lazio and Anse Georgette. There are also several very rare birds such as the endemic Seychelles Bulbub and the Seychelles Black Parrot, as well as being the only place on earth that is home to the unique Coco de Mer, a fruit from an extraordinary palm tree. Read more about Praslin, Seychelles

    8 Saturday, February 19, 2022 La Digue, Seychelles 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of La Digue, Seychelles

    La Digue is the third largest inhabited island of the Seychelles, lying east of Praslin and west of Felicite Island. La Digue also boasts the friendliest people and most tranquil, serene and relaxing atmosphere in Seychelles. Where cars are shunned in favour of bicycles and ox-carts, the pace of life is necessarily slower. Read more about La Digue, Seychelles

    9 Sunday, February 20, 2022 Mahe Island, Seychelles 12:00 AM Disembark
    View of Mahe Island, Seychelles

    Mahe is the largest and most important island of the Seychelles archipelago. While this spectacular island is only 27 km long it is dominated by a mountain range with its tallest peak Morne Seychellois, at 930 m in height, being central to a wonderful national park. There are also some delightful marine national parks off the island. Read more about Mahe Island, Seychelles

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    Le Jacques Cartier

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    Area: 19 m². Capacity: 2 passengers per cabin. Cabin features: Private balcony, Individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed or twin beds, Shower, Minibar, Flat screen, Satellite TV, Desk with stationery, Ipod(TM) players, Video on demand, Safe, Hairdryer, Bathrobes, Satellite direct line telephone, 110/220 volts outlet, French bath products, 24hr room service, Internet access wifi.

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    PS6, PS5, GD6, GD5, DS6, DS5, DS4, DS3

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    Area: 38 m², Capacity: up to 4 passengers per cabin. Cabin features: Private balcony, Individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed or twin beds, 1 tall sofa, Shower, Minibar, Flat screen, Satellite TV, Desk with stationery iPod(TM) players, Video on demand, Safe, Hairdryer, Bathrobes, Satellite direct line telephone, 110/220 volts outlet, French bath products, 24hr room service, Internet access wifi.

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    Area: 45 m², Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin, 30m2 private balcony. Cabin Features: Individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed, or twin beds, Shower & Bathtub + Jacuzzi on terrace, Minibar, Flat screen, satellite TV, Desk with stationery, iPod(TM) players, Video on demand, safe, Hairdryer, Bathrobes, Satellite direct line, telephone, 110/220 volts outlet, French bath products, 24hr room service, Internet access wifi, Butler service, 1 private transfer (round trip): Airport - Hotel - Port, 1 free hour of Spa treatments.

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