How many days do you need in La Digue?
Famous for its gorgeous beaches, in particular Anse Source D’Argent, La Digue is a must-visit during a trip to Seychelles. While many visitors organize a day trip to La Digue from Praslin, I definitely recommend spending 2 to 3 days unwinding and discovering the full beauty of the island.
How do you get from Seychelles to La Digue?
To reach La Digue from Mahé (or vice versa) you need to take a ferry that stops on Praslin. Sometimes, passengers have to change ferries on Praslin. If you are not sure whether you have to change ferry, ask the staff at the harbour. The only direct trips between Mahé and La Digue are on Fridays.
What is La Digue famous for?
Known for some of the most beautiful beaches and bays in the world, La Digue has won several accolades and awards. As if spectacular sceneries, beautiful sea-green waters, lush forests, and white sandy beaches were not enough, the island is also a bird-watcher’s haven!
What are the festivals in Seychelles?
Seychelles Holidays and Festivals. Seychelles holidays and events focus on the Creole culture. There are many colorful celebrations through the year where tourists can experience local dance, music and food, including the La Digue Festival and the Creole Festival.
How is Independence Day celebrated in Seychelles?
Independence from the UK in 1976 in celebrated and relived on June 29 throughout the Seychelles, with lots of flag-waving and the obligatory singing and dancing to local tunes. Beaches, parks and streets are filled with festivities, fireworks and special events put on by the resorts.
What are the best places to visit in Seychelles?
Sports and religion are also observed with verve and Victoria and Beau Vallon on Mahé Island are the best places to enjoy the festivities. This fun, annual event is spread over three days at various locations on Mahé Island to highlight the various cultures that have helped shape the Seychelles.
What to do in Seychelles in January?
At the end of January, catamarans, yachts, and traditional pirogues come to the regattas of the Seychelles Sailing Cup on Praslin. There is also a deep-sea fishing competition as part of the event, which is hosted by a Belgian sailing organisation for one week each year. More Information.