Seychelles: Exceptionally beautiful Island beckons for holiday makers

Seychelles is an exceptionally beautiful Island for holiday makers, honey moon, relaxation, conferences, meetings, events and others.

With a beautiful weather similar to that of Nigeria’s rainy and dry season, Seychelles beckons to Nigerian holiday makers, fun seekers, new couples and others to have a taste of the beautiful island.

Approaching to land at the Seychelles International Airport, the beautiful Island with all its allure and charms lives a memorable impression in the mind of visitors that the island country is a place worth visiting again and again.

Other nearby island countries and territories include Comoros, Mayotte (region of France), Madagascar, Réunion (region of France) and Mauritius to the south.
The country has the smallest population of any sovereign African country, although tt has a larger population than the British overseas territory Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.

Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. It’s home to numerous beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves, as well as rare animals such as giant Aldabra tortoises. Mahé, a hub for visiting the other islands, is home to capital Victoria. It also has the mountain rainforests of Morne Seychellois National Park and beaches, including Beau Vallon and Anse Takamaka.

The island country, whose capital is Victoria, lies 1,500 kilometres (932 mi) east of mainland East Africa.

According to our tour guide from Maison Travels, Celisse Zelime, 35, 000 inhabitants live in Victoria, the country’s capital, while 90 percent of the population are catholics with pockets of Hindu, Anglicans and others.

Zelime disclosed that even her parish priest is a Nigeria.

She noted that that Island’s biggest markets are Germany, France and others while United Kingdom Switzerland rank among the biggest spenders.
Seychelles passenger figures as at Tuesday 19th September 2017 stand at 235770 arrivals, 235527 departures, 44834 Transit.

It has reasonable number of airline operating in and out of the Island, like Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates, Qatar Airways, including Air Seycheles, among others.

Savoy Suites Resort and Spa
Savoy Resort & Spa is one of the leading hotels in Seychelles that is in a class of its own.
The beautiful five star luxury hotel is located in a prime location on Beau Vallon beach.
With second-to-none customer service and top of the range facilities, it is assuredly one of the best resorts in Seychelles.

Savoy Resort and Spa is one of the most prestigious beachfront Seychelles resorts with modern facilities like an expansive outdoor pool, a comfy library, a supervised kids’ club and an exclusive Seychelles’ spa.

The rooms offer individually controlled air conditioning, private fully furnished balconies, minibars and complimentary Wi-Fi with two restaurants and a plush bar as guests are invited to experience a spectacular array of globally-inspired and locally sourced dishes in one of the premier luxury hotels in Seychelles.

The hotel consists of 160 stylishly appointed guest rooms and suites. featuring exceptional decor, king-size beds and extensive, fully furnished private balconies, with spectacular views of the gardens or the spellbinding Indian Ocean.
It also has Savoy King / Twin Rooms, Junior Suites, Savoy Suites, Savoy Penthouse with authentic international cuisine, Grand Savoy boasts of an outdoor seating area that enjoys a peaceful water pool setting.
The mouth-watering dishes take their influence from Italy, India, the Middle East and Seychelles.

Savoy Suites and Spa, Maison’s Travel
Mason’s Travel is the first and original inbound operator in Seychelles and the leading name for the Indian Ocean’s most alluring archipelago.
The company which is launching a new luxury transfer service that will represent both a step up in comfort and class for VIP travellers, will be reducing carbon emissions as part of its ongoing environmental mission.

According to the company, the two new Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrids will be the latest additions to the Mason’s Travel _fleet, offering VIP visitors to Seychelles the opportunity to be chauffeur-driven in one of the world’s most stylish and comfortable vehicles.
“Often luxury is associated with being wasteful or not very environmentally friendly, but this is a wonderful example of how the latest technology can be great for the environment,” said Nicole St Ange, Mason’s Travel PR, Branding & Communications Manager. “Hybrid engines are especially efficient in Seychelles due to the nature of the roads and the fact that there is very little high-speed driving.”

According to Car and Driver, which independently rates automobiles worldwide, the highly rated Cayenne is a combination of “luxury, off-road ability, and sports-car performance—just what you would expect in a Porsche SUV. The Cayenne is easy to hustle around curves and is equally ready for family duty.”

Mason’s Travel was named Seychelles’ best tour operator in Luxury Travel Guide 2017, an international compendium of the world’s best properties and services in the affluent travel and tourism industry awarded Mason’s Travel its top honour as the best tour operator in Seychelles. The Luxury Travel Guide (LTG) selects winners based on their recent industry achievements, with those that have demonstrated success and innovation earning a place in the award winners’ guide.

According to Mason’s Travel PR, Branding and Communication Manager Nicole St Ange, an award of this stature is not only an honour in its own right, but also highlights the particular role that inbound tour operators play in servicing a destination like Seychelles.
“Seychelles can be a complex destination to understand, and generally inbound tour operators here do an excellent job of making things easier for customers and travellers, so to be recognised as the best by the Luxury Travel Guide is an incredible achievement,” St Ange said.
She noted that: “We’re thoroughly excited about the prospects of being featured in such a widespread and internationally recognised platform.” The guide is printed & distributed to over half a million subscribers alongside printed distribution that sees over 250,000 hard copies sent to luxury hotels, cruise ships and airport lounges across the world. All winners of the 2017 African & Middle Eastern Awards are subject to the same rigorous assessment criteria, carried out by LTG professionals as well as several celebrity guest judges. This ensures that only the most deserving teams, businesses and individuals walk away with one of these prestigious accolades”.

Takamaka
Takamaka is one of the 22 administrative regions of Mahé, Republic of Seychelles. It is located on the southern part of the island of Mahé. (3 other districts cover the two other main islands of the Republic, Grand’ Anse and Baie Sainte Anne on the island of Praslin and the inner islands district which comprise the 3rd largest island, La Digue). Its population is estimated at around 3,000.

Also, there is another Takakama which is a fine Rum that is proudly Seychelles. Brewed in a decent and small environment, Takama leaves a lasting taste in the mouth that makes it highly sought after. Though highly alcoholic, the different flavours with varying alcoholic contents take care of different class of people, both males and females.
At the factory, the female staff took the team round and through the whole process of brewing from sugar cane to the fantastic Takamaka Rum.

The Nigerian team made the tasting of the Rum a worthwhile experience, taking different shots from the different variants with excitement and admiration from other guests who joined in the exercise.

Eden Island
Eden Island is an artificial island in Seychelles, lying 3.5 km from the capital Victoria.
The Island which was created as a result of the mudslide that hit the country many years is a beauty to behold.

A view of Eden Island from a high plan shows the beauty the city is made of.
With its breath-taking combination of sights and sounds, this cosmopolitan destination is a feast for the senses and provides the perfect setting for an exotic island retreat. For those who dream about relaxing in comfort and luxury, the Seychelles islands provide countless opportunities for rest and tranquillity. Additionally, this idyllic nation caters for discerning thrill-seekers who travel the globe in search of incomparable diving and sailing opportunities.
A visit to Seychelles today is worth all the experience.

Source: nigerianfranknewsng.com

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