Departure Date: 09/04/2018
One hundred and fifteen coral and granite islands rising up out of the Indian Ocean – this is the Seychelles! A dream come true - calm azure waters, deserted beaches, tropical paradise and turquoise lagoons. This string of islands offers sparkling white sandy beaches and coral reefs bustling with sea life. The flora and fauna are unique, the mountains are covered in lush vegetation, and the landscape offers a stunning and multi-faceted panorama.
Seychelles’ enviable climate is always warm and without extremes. In this tropical haven, the temperature seldom drops below 24°C or rises above 32°C making Seychelles a year round destination for sun worshippers and beach lovers. During the north-west trade winds that occur between the October and March, the sea is generally calm and the weather warm and humid, in January and February the islands receive their life-giving rains, rejuvenating the rivers and streams. From May to September the weather is cooler and drier with livelier seas - particularly on the south-eastern coasts.
The Coral Strand Hotel's location is what sets this hotel apart. Situated on the Beau Vallon Bay beachfront it has a truly prime position. Really vibey, with lots of action, the atmosphere is friendly and informal.
The five room categories all offer slightly different views so do some homework before booking. TIP: The Superior Rooms are ideal for families, whilst the Silhouette Rooms have the very best view of the beach and sea.
The beachfront bar and restaurant are lively places to socialise while watching the sun go down. Mahek’s a la carte Indian Restaurant is an institution on the island and a must for anyone who enjoys a good curry, or try Coral Asia which offers some really tasty sushi. If you are looking for a romantic experience on a starlit night, visit the hotel’s very own observatory!
What you can do in the Seychelles.
For visitors who can tear themselves away from their resort, the Seychelles offers a wide variety of things to see and do; from the prehistoric rainforest of Praslin’s National Park to the 70 beaches of Mahé and endless water sports. You could take an excursion to Mahe’s capital, Victoria, to admire its colonial mansions and meet the giant tortoises at the botanical gardens. You can also visit tiny islands such as beautiful La Digue, perhaps joining local fishermen in their boat for a day’s angling in the abundant waters.
You will find proud national monuments, beautiful Creole houses, artists' studios, national reserves and marine parks, as well as breath-taking natural wonders above and beneath the waves. There are guided nature tours to enjoy some of the rarest species of flora and fauna on earth. Not forgetting the mellow Seychelles nightlife where you can take in a casino, some local bars and fine restaurants offering unforgettable Creole and international cuisine.
Return flights ex Johannesburg to the Seychelles, approx. airport taxes, return resort transfers, a 7 night stay at the 4 Star Coral Strand Hotel sharing a Standard Room with breakfast daily.
7 Nights from R16,135 pps
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