Mahe

Copolia Trail Length: 1.6km Duration: 45 mins one way Difficulty: Easy to Medium Location: Sans Souci Road, Morne Seychellois National Park, Victoria Entrance Fee: SCR100 for non-residents. Copolia Trial is one of the few spectacular mountaintop hikes in beautiful Seychelles with an absolutely fantastic bird’s eye view of the mysteriously exotic blue Indian Ocean overlooking […]

La Domus A magnificent and majestic building, the Domicilium is the residence of the Catholic Priests and a symbol of the early years that young Christian missionaries ventured on the shores of our regal islands to spread the gospel. Brother Gélase was a Capuchin missionary from the province of Fribourg in western Switzerland, and arrived […]

The Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain was unveiled on the 5th of January 1900 by lady Sweet-Escott, the wife of the queen’s administrator, Ernest Bickham Sweet-Escott as a celebration of Queen Victoria’s reign. The Fountain is of pure artistic value and is made of porcelain, decorated with intricate and elaborate patterns with a small water […]

Zonm Lib – Free Man The Zonm Lib (Free Man) or also Liberation Monument represents a major political milestone in the history of Seychelles. It is a powerful symbol of the people of Seychelles who revolted against colonial oppression on June 5, 1977.  The metal statue used to stand behind the People’s Stadium on 5th […]

Liberty Monument  Unveiled in June 2014, the Liberty Monument is cast in solid bronze and was designed by Tom Bowers, and it shows a man and a woman standing strong, holding the Seychelles National Flag overhead. When the statue was unveiled, the president at the time, James Michel said that it represented “the unity of […]

The first hospital constructed in Seychelles was a wooden building located in the center of the Capital Victoria (Etablissement Du Roi). It was constructed sometime in the 18th century, (after 1778) not far from what is now the old Bel Air Cemetery, up what is now called Revolution Avenue. The Hospital was relocated to a […]

Takamaka Rum Distillery, Mahé  Hours: Open Monday through to Friday from 10.30 till 16.30 and the free daily tours are at 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00.  Amount: Guided rum tastings start at 125 SCR  Location: Pointe Au Sel, Mahé (-4.719223, 55.523018)  Phone: +248 4283737  Go visit the home of the famous Takamaka Rum through a tour […]

St. Paul’s Cathedral  A beautiful little church with a heroic story to tell. It might seem odd that the church was built between 2000 and 2004, but this is where the story gets interesting: it was built in the original place of the Church that was built there before. The site on which the new […]

State House Public Tours State House is back offering tours to the public  Built in 1910, the State House is one of Victoria’s best-known colonial buildings. Within its grounds is the hillside grave of Jean Baptiste Quéau de Quincy, an 18th-century governor who is mostly remembered today for the legendary ease with which he surrendered […]

Temple of Arul Mihu Navasakthi Vinayagar Standing out against its backdrop of lush green hills, this striking Hindu temple is the only one to be found in Seychelles and is a relatively new addition to the town of Victoria, because it was only constructed in 1992. The Temple of Arul Mihu Navasakthi Vinayagar was named […]

The Sir Selwyn-Clarke Market The Sir Selwyn-Clarke Market is a must-visit when you are in Mahe, Seychelles. It is the “bazaar” as it is known in the Creole language, named after a former English governor. It is the best place to buy the freshest fruits, vegetables, and seafood. They also have a variety of herbs […]

Ros Sodyer / Rock Pool Length: 1.1km Duration: 20-30min one way Difficulty: Easy to Medium Location: Anse Takamaka Beach south Mahe at Chez Batista Villas parking The saltwater tidal rock pool on the rocky coast of Mahé Island is a geological formation that fills up when the tide rises. During low tide, you can swim […]


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