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Mahé

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Mahé

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Mahé is the largest and most populous island in the Seychelles, home to 90% of the country's population and its largest airport.

Sainte Anne directs here. For other places with this name, see Sainte Anne (disambiguation).

Cities[edit]

  • Victoria — the national capital.
  • Beau Vallon — probably the most popular beach in the islands
  • Takamaka — the second largest town on the island

Other destinations[edit]

  • Cerf Island
  • Marnelle Island
  • Sainte Anne Island

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]

Bicycle and metered Taxi as well as Bus.

See[edit]

Sleep[edit]

  • Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino, P.O. Box 550, Victoria Mahe, Seychelles, + (248) 4287 287, [1]. Surrounded by lush greeneries and crystal clear waters, wellness and serenity await you at this resort. Situated on the Northwest Coast of Mahe Island, the largest island in Seychelles, discover the fulfillment of a vacation filled with excitement and enjoyment.  edit
  • Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel, Beau Vallon, Mahe, Seychelles, + (248) 4291 000. located at Beau Vallon Bay- the best beach on the island with large a stretch of white powder sand and turquoise coloured water. The hotel provides ocean views with some rooms close enough to toss a coin from your room into the sea and make a wish. Easy walking distance to the convenient stores and the famous Bazar Labrin on every Wednesday. http://www.coralstrand.com/  edit
  • South Point Villas, [2]. Three fully-equipped villas with sea views and 1 - 3 bedrooms. Each villa has wireless internet access, entertainment system, large veranda and Weber barbecue.  edit

Do[edit]

Eat[edit]

Seychelles has a number of restaurants in Victoria that serve fresh food and meats. Juice is slightly expensive (>$5USD per cup). Seafood is relatively inexpensive, and island curry meats are as well.

Unfortunately, there are not many stores open later beyond Victoria. Unless you happen to be near 24-hour stores, you will definitely want to stock up on food to eat during your stay - or else find yourself late at night without snacks or food. <p>

Drink[edit]

Mahe's nightlife is concentrated in Victoria.

Stay safe[edit]

Seychelles has a cellular service and fees for sim cards and internet/3g service are relatively low ( <$50). You should bring a smartphone such as iPhone or even an iPad LTE so you have access to Google Maps and are able to call your hosts if necessary. <p> During night-time, bus service shuts down. The roads, paths and walk ways are excessively dark and you may want to keep a rechargeable flashlight with you if you have not rented a vehicle. Some stray animals such as dogs, spiders and bats exist and may be frightening at night. <p>

Get out[edit]

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