Seychelles might sound like a name of a goddess. But this hidden gem off the eastern coast of South Africa has been home to sprawling acres of white sand beaches and turquoise waters. Perhaps this place is not known to many people across the globe yet but most of the people who have visited this tiny island have always spoken about how beautiful it is. So if you are still planning for your next destination, here are some reasons that you can use.
The weather is beautiful all year round.
Seychelles is a great destination if you plan to have a long relaxing vacation. The place boasts a fair weather condition all year round making it conducive for a lot of sea activities. Even where there is traditionally more rain, it is always warm in this place. The rain never lasts long which means that you enjoy an extended summer and have more fun and adventure.
It is home to spectacular hiking trails.
Fortunately, Seychelles don’t only have beautiful beaches for you to enjoy. There are some outstanding hikes in the place with varying difficulties. Hiking in Seychelles is one way to burn calories after eating some delicious meals around the area.
The authentic Creole food is fantastic!
Have you ever tasted the world’s most delicious octopus curry? If not, then going to Seychelles will be your next dream escapade. You can also find some great restaurants that offer the freshest-grilled fish straight from the Indian Ocean and the ultimate sweet coconut nougat. Seychelles indeed is a perfect destination for food lovers and aspiring chefs who are looking for some inspirations for their cooking.
Seychelles is high on “look-out” list of animals for nature lovers.
There are many endangered species in Seychelles waiting to be seen by every human being. These include the hawksbill and green turtle, Aldabra giant tortoise, and the paradise flycatchers. In fact, there are 65 different kinds of species that consider Seychelles as their primary home.
It is your chance to see the biggest nut in the world.
Seychelles is truly full of natural wonders like the endemic Coco de Mer – the insanely huge nut. Seriously, Coco de Mer has a giant nut which you cannot find anywhere in the world. In fact, people have a common belief that the nut only falls during the night adding more wonders and delight to the area.