What is Seychelles Famous/Known For?
Rare Species of Birds
Seychelles can be said to be a paradise on planet Earth. The country is endowed with deep blue waters surrounded by white sandy beaches with interesting sea life. The country is a popular holiday and honeymoon destination visited by numerous tourists including Celebrities. Seychelles, home to 115 islands is Africa’s smallest country with a population of roughly 90,024. Here are some of the things Seychelles is famous for. You can find some of the uncommon bed species in Seychelles which include the bare-legged Syer or Scops Owl. These species of owl was believed to have been wiped out from the surface of the earth but was later rediscovered in the year 1959. You will spot this bird on Mahé Island precisely at the Morne Seychellois National Park. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Seychelles Capital, Victoria
The capital city of Seychelles, Victoria, is widely known as the smallest capital on the globe. It is the capital of 115-island country in the mainland of East Africa. It has the smallest population of any of the other African cities. The whole city of Victoria can be explored on foot in less than one day. Victoria is the most known place in Seychelles and the one that attracts loads of tourists every year. The natural exotic beauty of the island will make you feel rejuvenated and relaxed. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Holiday and Honeymoon Destination
When it comes to searching for a beautiful and serene place for a vacation or honeymoon, Seychelles is one of the countries that come to mind. It has several private and quiet islands where you can spend time with your loved ones or family. It is a popular choice for many celebrities such as Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton, Nicky Hilton and James Rothschild, as well as George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Heaviest Land Tortoise
The world’s heaviest land-living tortoise is found on Bird Island. This special tortoise named Esmeralda weighs around 670 pounds. It is one of the most popular animals in Seychelles, and it is a reason why many people are visiting it due to the huge animal species. If you ever visit it be prepared to scare a little bit by the size of the tortoise. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The Land of Pirates
The country was known as the land of pirates, precisely at Anse Forbans (also known as Pirate’s Cove) on Praslin. The island was sought after by the pirates as a hiding place. It is also believed that there was a $160,000 treasure worth hidden by Olivier Levasseur. The treasure, however, is yet to be discovered. Many adventurous travelers visit Seychelles because of this myth and expect to find a hidden treasure. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The capital city of Seychelles, Victoria is popular for the exportation of coconuts, fish, vanilla, guano (fertilizer made from bat and seabird feces), and coconut oil. It is an amazing place that definitely worth a visit, as it is the ideal place for vacation and new experiences. Heaven on earth. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Beautiful Tropical Beaches
Seychelles is well-known for its tropical beaches including deep blue waters with white sands surrounded by lush tropical forest sceneries. Most of the beaches are private and include Anse Source D’Argent (one of the world’s best beaches), Anse Lazio, Anse Georgette, and Grand Anse. Sailing in Seychelles is one of the best ways to explore these hidden gems. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The World Largest Coconut Seed
The native fruits, Coco de Mer also called double coconut, or sea coconut is discovered to be the largest and heaviest seed in the world weighing around 15kg. It is amazing how huge they are, and you will be surprised by the natural habitat and the popularity of them among tourists and locals. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Vallée De Mai
Vallée de Mai is an unspoiled natural forest listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. The natural reserve is located on Praslin Island. This place is amazing and the natural environment is stunningly beautiful. It is the most visited place in Seychelles, and it is definitely worth visiting it. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
One of the many reasons tourists visit Seychelles is for diving. The country has plenty of marine conservation programs open to visitors. The clear water is home to several tropical fishes, colorful in nature, as well as the whale shark. Except from amazing beaches and exotic parks, diving is an experience that you can’t miss during your visit to Seychelles.