115 paradisiacal islands, the Indian Ocean, extraordinary vegetation and beautiful seabeds. Welcome to one of the most beautiful archipelagos in the world, the Seychelles! The Seychelles archipelago is divided between the inner and outer islands. The inner islands include the islands near Mahé, the main island of the Seychelles. You can sail in this area with no skipper and the navigation is quite simple, with light winds and good weather. Between inner islands, we recommend Mahé, Praslin and La Digue for your first holiday in the Seychelles. The outer islands include the more distant islands of Amirantes, Farquhqr and Aldabra. In this area, however, sailing licence and skipper are required. The Seychelles archipelago offers a variety of opportunities to discover on a cruise. Why not trying a catamaran cruise in the Seychelles? It will be a unique experience in a heavenly environment!
Why renting a catamaran in the Seychelles?
If you are still in doubt about which type of boat to choose for your cruise, hiring a catamaran in the Seychelles is the best way to discover this archipelago. In fact, a cruise in the Seychelles is an original way to discover the most beautiful islands and moorings in the Seychelles. With more than 115 islands, this destination offers numerous anchorages. In addition, almost half of the territory is protected by nature reserves and you can see turtles, thousands of colorful fish and magnificent birds flying over your catamaran. For the ones who love fish, Seychelles is a real paradise where you can go fishing grouper and barracuda. The catamaran lends itself very well to a cruise in the Seychelles: it is in fact the ideal choice for your holidays with family or friends for the space and comfort you can enjoy on board.
When going on a cruise to the Seychelles?
From April to October it is the dry season. Temperatures vary between 28 and 30 degrees. It is a very favorable time to sail because the winds are light and the tropical climate is particularly pleasant in catamarans.
From December to April it is the monsoon season. Despite the sunny weather in general, rainfall is frequent in this time of year.
We strongly recommend that you book your cruise to the Seychelles at least six months in advance to ensure availability. In fact, there are a lot of requests during Christmas and New Year because you can enjoy a tropical climate while in Europe it is winter. If in doubt, do not hesitate to contact our consultants who will suggest you the best time to leave, the availability of boats and who will be able to give you advice about your holiday.
Discover breathtaking places
Each island in the archipelago has its own identity and charm: you cannot be disappointed because they all have paradisiacal bays, beaches surrounded by giant palm trees and the famous rocks smoothed by the Indian Ocean. Every island is worth a visit, but unfortunately you will certainly have to make a choice because discovering them all in one trip is not possible. Here is our short selection of places yoou should not miss:
Isle of Mahé: it is the largest island of the archipelago. Your cruise can start by renting a boat in Mahé and from here you can then explore the most beautiful islands of the Seychelles. You will be seduced by the kindness of its inhabitants and sea lovers will be enchanted by its magnificent beaches and the famous coconut palms.
Island of Praslin: located 44 kilometres from the island of Mahé, Praslin is known for its Vallée de Mai, a UNESCO World Heritage forest, and its coconut palms. You can also enjoy the island paradisiacal beaches.
Island of Curieuse: located a short distance from the island of Praslin, the island of Curieuse has no village or dwelling to preserve its biodiversity. In fact, on the island you will only find giant turtles, some of which are over a hundred years old. The island is also part of the national marine park and is therefore a good opportunity to explore the magnificent seabed.
Cousin Island: If you are a nature lover, Cousin Island is a must-see. In fact, the island is home to the most beautiful colony of sea birds in the Seychelles with more than 25,000 birds, including some rare species.
The list of islands and places to discover is long because the Seychelles archipelago is full of treasures. We invite you to read other articles about the Seychelles that offer a more detailed description of the islands to explore.
Dare and choose a cruise in the Seychelles by catamaran! Whether you're with friends or family, you won't forget your cruise in this true paradise. With dream beaches, lush vegetation, giant turtles and magical seabeds, the Seychelles will enchant you with its dreamy landscapes and unspoilt nature.