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Seychelles

Published on 07 september 2008 at 0h00

Are you looking for amazingly beautiful, but isolated and deserted anchorages, or wanting to discover heavenly islands with charming inhabitants? The solution: the Seychelles, a string of countless islands among the most beautiful in the world, lost in the middle of the Indian Ocean.

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In the Seychelles we enter the world of picture postcard images: the flora and fauna are jealously protected by the authorities, the result being that the scenery is sublime and the sea bed of unequalled richness…

There is no need to say more about these ecological wonders, the magnificent beaches and lagoons, the extraordinary opportunities for underwater exploration. The Seychelles form a real paradise which is gradually opening up to water-borne tourism. To be discovered as soon as possible… 

Itinerary

The cruising area is restricted to the inner islands, (for the Amirantes, on request only). It includes the four main islands of Mahé, Praslin, Silhouette, La Digue and two dozen of smaller islands.
The cruising area : an unspoilt paradise, pure heaven
The beauty of the islands will leave you breathless
Granite rocks polished by the sea , beautiful white sand beaches
Amazing equatorial flora and fauna with rare species of birds, animals, fishes, trees, flowers. 
Natural treasures : marine turtles, Vallée de mai and coco de mer, coral reefs, seabird colonies.

Practical info

Formalities: for EU and North Americans citizens : valid passport. 

Weather: The best period : All the year round. No hurricanes. 

Cruising: No great difficulties during the day. Navigation is on sight and the buoyage is, for the most part, accurate. 

Languages: English, French, Creole

Provisions: We recommend you to sock up with enough food at the start of the cruise, as afterwards it can be difficult to find supplies… You can also contact www.oquayshopseychelles.com.

Time difference: +2H in summer ; +3H in winter, compared to Paris.

Money: Seychelles Rupee (+/-0,06 euros). But you can also play in Euros in most places.

Check the website of the central bank of Seychelles for daily change: www.cbs.sc

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