Victoria Market, Mahe, Seychelles

Destination

Mahé Holidays

Topaz bays set like jewels

As the largest of the Seychelles' islands, Mahe is archetypal paradise.

Home to towering granite peaks as the impressive backdrop, Mahe boasts lush jungle and palm-fringed, white sand beaches galore; we love driving the spectacular coastline to discover some of the heavenly beaches and coves that the island has to offer. Bays are set like topaz jewels around the coastline, as crystalline waters lap at the silky sand. Search no longer: perfect is here. Take a trip to Victoria, the capital city, to visit the markets and art galleries, visit the botanical gardens and explore Port Launay Marine National Park for unbelievable snorkelling and whale shark sightings.

Combine your stay in Mahe with the relatively untouched Praslin for a truly peaceful escape, taking in the nature, flora and fauna of the Seychelles at your own pace. 

Destination Highlights
  • Head to Port Launay Marine National Park for incredible snorkelling and marine wildlife
  • Hosting vibrant markets and stunning architecture at the worlds smallest capital city - Victoria
  • Mahé is home to a large variety of outstanding beachfront accommodation
Essential Information
  • Time Zone GMT +4 hours
  • Currency Seychelles rupee (SCR)
  • Visa Information British citizens don’t need to obtain a visa for travel to the Seychelles
  • Language English is widely spoken
  • Flight Time Approx.11 hours;  Direct flights are available with British Airways offering a seasonal daily service from the London Heathrow to Mahe between March and October. Indirect flights are available via Europe or the Middle East from the UK
  • Health Information No special vaccinations are required for travel to the Seychelles

Top Tips from our Experts

Zoe

Senior Destination Manager

"Mahé is home to the smallest capital city in the world - Victoria. Victoria may be small, but there is so much to see and do. Be sure to visit the mini Big Ben and the capitals stunning markets and architecture."

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

Intendance Bay

Banyan Tree Seychelles

Mahe

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£2,719 pp

Banyan Tree Seychelles
Swimming Pool

Savoy Seychelles Resort & Spa

Mahe

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£2,099 pp

Savoy Seychelles Resort & Spa
Resort Aerial View

Carana Beach Hotel

Mahe

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£2,019 pp

Carana Beach Hotel

Constance Ephélia

Seychelles

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£1,989 pp

Constance Ephélia

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