Mahé holidays are your ticket to paradise – transporting you to the largest island in the sensational Seychelles.
You’ll find glorious white sand beaches nestled next to the tranquil Indian Ocean, with lush forests and the fascinating capital of Victoria to explore as well.
This is a place made for snorkelling and scuba diving, while food lovers will adore local dishes created with the finest fish, coconut and aromatic spices.
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The area of Baie Lazare – about half an hour away from Victoria-Seychelles Airport – was named after the 18th-century explorer Lazare Picault and is full of historic charm.
Sitting in the south-west of the island, it’s a great place to explore on foot.
You can relax on idyllic beaches before taking in stunning views of the surrounding countryside from the local church tower.
A holiday to Mahé offers you the perfect opportunity to enjoy some sumptuous Seychelles cuisine.
Fresh fish, locally grown fruit and vegetables, coconut and spices all go into its delicious dishes.
Curries are hugely popular and you’ll find them on most menus - octopus curry is a Seychellois speciality.
The famed Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market in Victoria is the perfect place to begin your gastronomic journey.
A great way to experience the natural beauty of the Seychelles is by striding out on the hiking trails of Mahé Island.
You can simply choose to walk from beach to beach or head off the beaten track in places such as the Morne Seychellois National Park – about a 40-minute drive from the airport.
A Seychelles holiday feels that much more luxurious when you’re staying by the beach.
Avani Barbarons Seychelles Resort and Baynan Tree Seychelles are among the great hotels with amazing ocean views that are surrounded by glorious stretches of sand.
Wander out from your thatched-roof villa to enjoy the beach, or simply relax in your private infinity pool and sunken outdoor double bath.
The Kempinski Seychelles Resort is a five-star resort in Baie Lazare that is ideal for an active holiday in the Seychelles – there are water sports galore here, a 24-hour health club, outdoor tennis courts and pool and complimentary bikes.
The spa will help you to relax when you need to cool down from all the action – and you can refuel at the resort’s three restaurants.
The Seychellois rupee (SCR) is the local currency on Mahé. You’ll find that you can also spend euros and even US dollars in many places.
Reliable bus services operate from Victoria, while taxis are readily available. You can also hire a car to explore the compact island, which covers just 60 square miles.
English, French and Seychellois Creole are the main languages of the Seychelles. The vast majority of the country’s official websites are written in English.
Plug sockets in Mahe and the rest of the Seychelles are type G. Voltage is 240V and the frequency is 50Hz.
Mahé spent time under British and French rule in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, with the Seychelles becoming an independent nation in 1976.
To find out more about the island’s past, head to the National Museum of History.
Situated in a colonial era building in Victoria, it has sections dedicated to both the story of the Seychelles and traditional Creole culture.
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