Escape to the ultimate tropical paradise, the amazing island La Digue Seychelles islands. Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 pure islands of which 83 are named and 46 are permanently uninhabited, scattered in the blue waters of the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and the equator, east Africa, northeast of the island of Madagascar. La Digue is the fourth largest inhabited island of the Seychelles. The main three islands in Seychelles: Mahe the largest and tallest island, Praslin the second-largest island, and La Digue.
Seychelles can be divided into two types: solid granite foundation islands and low limestone or coralline islands. There is another division, known as the Inner islands, which are the world’s oldest granitic islands 41 islands in number, and are known for their beautiful beaches and good tourist facilities which made them perfect for a family holiday. While other 74 islands are called the Outer Islands and they are of low-lying coral reefs and atolls.
The Seychelles islands boasts two UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Praslin’s Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve, a primeval rainforest the only place in the world where you can see the rare black parrot and the biggest, heaviest and most suggestively shaped coconut in the world, and Aldabra, the world’s largest raised coral atoll, consisting of a reef surrounding a lagoon.
For those who are looking to have a holiday to “get away from it all”, the La Digue Seychelles is an island where time stands still, where travelling by ox-cart or a bicycle are still king and may be it is the perfect get-away. La Digue Island takes its name in 1768 from one of the French’s vessels in explorer Marion Dufresne’s fleet when exploring the Seychelles’ granitic islands. The human nature is attracted to what is beautiful. Can you imagine an image of white sandy beaches, clear blue waters, soaring granite boulders and the mature palms are inclined towards the sea for tell him / her secret that will confound the mind. This amazing island is a honeymoon destination for royal couples where it is known for its dramatic breathtaking beaches, such as legendary Anse Source d’Argent that feature granite rock formations. Despite its beauty, La Digue is sleepier and slower than Mahe and Praslin, all kinds of entertainment that you wish are present that you can’t find any fault in this island Scenery, relaxation and surrounding waters are ideal for snorkelling, scuba diving possibilities, horseback riding and diving excursions which are the main draws.
Flying times to Seychelles are short: 10 hours from London, 9½ hours from Paris, 8½ hours from Rome and Milan, 9¾ hours from Frankfurt, 6¾ hours from Singapore, 2½ hours from Mauritius, 4½ hours from Johannesburg, 5 hours from Doha, 5 hours from Abu Dhabi, 4¼ hours from Dubai, 2¾ hours from Nairobi and 2½ hours from Reunion. Enjoy one of the most relaxing and beautiful African island vacations…..