• Anse Source d Argent Beach, Seychelles

Seychelles Holidays

Discover a tropical paradise on a Seychelles holiday, shaped by soft sugary sands and turquoise waters. Where intricate coral reefs and colourful shoals of fish reside, a holiday to the Seychelles is bound to captivate. Hosting 115 islands in the Seychelles, each offer an abundance of stunning scenery, beautiful beaches, and rich culture. Relax in the sun or explore the beautiful islands and their vast array of rare and exotic flora and fauna.

From hiking to diving, explore both land and sea, as well as award winning spa treatments and Creole cuisine at exquisite resorts. Ideal for romantic retreats, hideaway honeymoons, and idyllic escapes, the Seychelles is made up of 115 jewel-like islands and we’d recommend hopping between them to experience even more of the archipelago’s beauty. Each island offers a unique experience; from Mahé’s picturesque beaches to Praslin’s rustic village life.

Fly via Europe or the Middle East and split your flight duration time. Spend a couple of nights in the skyline metropolis of Dubai before heading to a tranquil beach in the Seychelles. Whether you’re looking for a romantic retreat, a memory making family hotel, or a fun filled adventure on a private island, the Seychelles awaits. 

Destination Highlights
  • With over 115 islands, the Seychelles hosts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
  • Combine your Seychelles holiday with a multi centre destination in the Middle East.
  • An abundance of colourful coral reefs and perfect diving spots to discover.
  • Hiking, snorkelling, diving and an array of water sports awaits.

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

€3,729 pp

Banyan Tree Seychelles

Six Senses Zil Pasyon

Felicite Island

H&J Rating
Six Senses Zil Pasyon
Denis Private Island, Seychelles

Denis Private Island

Seychelles

H&J Rating

Guide Price

€3,749 pp

Denis Private Island

Constance Ephélia

Seychelles

H&J Rating

Guide Price

€2,399 pp

Constance Ephélia

Time Zone

GMT+4 hours

Flight Time

Approx. 11 hours. Indirect flights are available through the Middle East from Dublin

Currency

SCR - Seychelles Rupee

Visa Information

Irish citizens don’t need to obtain a visa for travel to the Seychelles

Language

English is widely spoken

Health Information

No special vaccinations are required for travel to the Seychelles

From exploring the underwater haven of the Seychelles to relaxing on a stunning beach. From bird watching and wildlife spotting to zip-lining through the tropics – a Seychelles experience is not to be missed. Stroll one of the world’s smallest capital cities – Victoria. Wander past old colonial houses with Creole furnishings and don't miss Victoria's clock tower modelled after London’s Big Ben. Hop from island to island and uncover the natural beauty of all inhabited islands. Discover world famous beaches from Beau Vallon Bay on Mahe to Anse Lazio on Praslin. Follow this with an island exploration on La Digue Island, and do it at your own pace with an independent bike tour. Thanks to its geographic location and environment, there’s a very special biodiversity in the Seychelles which includes 242 species of birds, including the striking Seychelles black parrot found on Praslin and around the Vallée de Mai area.

  • Bike Ride

    La Digue Cycling Tour

    Discover the huge intricate eco-system of the Seychelles. With only a handful of motorised modes of transport on the island, the chosen mode of transport is bicycle or golf buggy. Explore La Digue island with this independent bike tour and gently discover a beautiful Seychelles' island at your leisure.

  • Victoria Market, Mahe, Seychelles

    Visit the Seychelles capital - Victoria

    Visit one of the smallest capital cities in the world. Victoria is the tiny characteristic capital of the Seychelles and is well worth a visit during your visit to Mahé island in the Seychelles. Traditional boutique shops, colourful markets and Victorian history are displayed perfectly in Seychelles' capital city.

  • Seychelles Wildlife

    Seychelles Wildlife

    Discover the huge intricate eco-system of the Seychelles. Thanks to its geographic location and environment, there is a very special biodiversity in the Seychelles. These are the oldest oceanic islands on Earth and, while there are no land mammals that occur naturally here, the Seychelles are home to many endemic species that can be found nowhere else, including 242 species of birds.

  • Denis Private Island, Seychelles

    Seychelles Island Hopping

    Explore different islands to discover more of the Seychelles. For an island escape bursting with idyllic scenery and beautiful beaches, the Seychelles is the picture-perfect answer. With more than 16 islands, the three main spots are Mahé, Praslin and La Digue, and each offers their own character, geography and history.

Best time to visit the Seychelles

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Average weather in January

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Seychelles
28ºC
380mm

Average weather in February

Best travel weather

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Seychelles
29ºC
270mm

Average weather in March

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Seychelles
30ºC
220mm

Average weather in April

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Seychelles
30ºC
180mm

Average weather in May

Good travel weather

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Avg. rainfall
Seychelles
30ºC
160mm

Average weather in June

Good travel weather

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Avg. rainfall
Seychelles
28ºC
90mm
  • June notes

Average weather in July

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Seychelles
27ºC
80mm

Average weather in August

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Seychelles
27ºC
70mm

Average weather in September

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Seychelles
28ºC
130mm

Average weather in October

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Seychelles
28ºC
160mm

Average weather in November

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Seychelles
29ºC
220mm

Average weather in December

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Seychelles
28ºC
330mm
  • Taylor

    Destination Manager

    “For outstanding traditional Creole cuisine, be sure to head to the ‘Boat House Restaurant’ located in the heart of Beau Vallon Bay – Mahé. Enjoy island vibes, fantastic food, and stunning sea views.”

  • Emma, Destination Specialist

    Emma

    Destination Specialist

    “Give your bartering techniques a try at Victoria’s local market. Meet the friendly locals, and gaze upon an array of fresh produce and souvenirs on offer. It really is such a colourful and vibrant experience.”

  • Natalie, Destination Specialist

    Natalie

    Destination Specialist

    “Beau Vallon Beach on Mahe is one of the most beautiful beaches I’ve ever seen. Spend your days relaxing on the white sandy beach or head into the water for pristine snorkelling and a variety of water sports.”

Our Seychelles destinations

Anse Source d'Argent

Seychelles

La Digue

La Digue
Victoria Market, Mahe, Seychelles

Seychelles

Mahé

Mahé

Seychelles

Denis Private Island

Denis Private Island
Anse Lazio

Seychelles

Praslin

Praslin
Ocean Front Pool Villa

Seychelles

Felicite Island

Felicite Island

Types of Seychelles holidays

Seychelles Islands

Seychelles Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

Frequently Asked Questions

Flights to the Seychelles take approximately 12 hours and 40 minutes excluding stopovers. Qatar Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian Airways, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways currently offer indirect flights as well as other international carriers from London Heathrow or Gatwick to Seychelles International Airport on the island of Mahé. 

Yes, it’s possible to get married in the Seychelles. To apply for a special marriage licence, you need to be in the Seychelles for at least two days before your wedding ceremony and must advise the Civil State Office at least 11 days in advance. 

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