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Mahe Island
Mahe Island
Mahe Island
Mahe Island
Mahe Island
Mahe Island

Mahe is the Seychelles’ largest island...

It is a mountainous place with a dense rainforest...

...as well as stunning sandy beaches...

...which are perfect for watching sunsets...

...or for discovering marine life.

Mahe Island

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Mahe has around 70 beaches
...so you'll always find a spot for yourself.
Arrive by plane...
...and you'll get a glimpse of Mahe's beautiful forested interior.
Arrive by ferry...
...to appreciate the sparkling turquoise sea.
Victoria is Mahe's tiny capital city...
...with its bustling markets...
...and old colonial architecture.
As well as lazing on the beach...
...exploring the island is easy, either by bus...
...or in your own hired car.
Visit the botanical gardens...
...with its interesting flora...
...and keep an eye out for colourful fodies.
You can also organise boat trips and diving from Beau Vallon.
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Mahe has around 70 beaches
Mahe has around 70 beaches
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...so you'll always find a spot for yourself.
...so you'll always find a spot for yourself.
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Arrive by plane...
Arrive by plane...
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...and you'll get a glimpse of Mahe's beautiful forested interior.
...and you'll get a glimpse of Mahe's beautiful forested interior.
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Arrive by ferry...
Arrive by ferry...
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...to appreciate the sparkling turquoise sea.
...to appreciate the sparkling turquoise sea.
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Victoria is Mahe's tiny capital city...
Victoria is Mahe's tiny capital city...
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...with its bustling markets...
...with its bustling markets...
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...and old colonial architecture.
...and old colonial architecture.
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As well as lazing on the beach...
As well as lazing on the beach...
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...exploring the island is easy, either by bus...
...exploring the island is easy, either by bus...
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...or in your own hired car.
...or in your own hired car.
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Visit the botanical gardens...
Visit the botanical gardens...
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...with its interesting flora...
...with its interesting flora...
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...and keep an eye out for colourful fodies.
...and keep an eye out for colourful fodies.
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You can also organise boat trips and diving from Beau Vallon.
You can also organise boat trips and diving from Beau Vallon.
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Trips visiting Mahe Island

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Boxfish Island Holiday

8 days • 2 locations
MAHÉ AIRPORT TO MAHÉ AIRPORT

Discover Mahé and Praslin islands on this slightly offbeat and excellent-value Seychelles trip combining green mountains, local culture and time on the beach.

US$2,420 - US$3,200 per person

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Squirrelfish island holiday

6 days • 2 locations
MAHÉ AIRPORT TO MAHÉ AIRPORT

Combine laid-back La Digue and a hidden corner of Mahé Island, staying in two very luxurious hotels with the option to simply do nothing or explore these stunning islands.

US$2,330 - US$2,740 per person

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Where to stay in Mahe Island

Our suggestions for places to stay in Mahe Island


Le Sans Souci

Le Sans Souci

A gem set on the mountainside above Victoria; Le Sans Souci is ideally located for exploring the walking trails in the forests and mountains of Mahé's interior.


93% (12 reviews)
Constance Ephelia Resort

Ephelia Resort

The luxurious Constance Ephelia Resort is set on the quiet western coast of Mahé, overlooking Port Launay Marine National Park.


98% (8 reviews)

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