... Heaven on earth

Seychelles promise breathtaking views with unparalleled beaches and crystal clear waters surrounded by lush forests. Today much of their surface is national park preserving habitats and ecosystems so that make a living museum of natural history and a sanctuary for some of the rarest species in the world.

 

The Seychelles have among their treasures two UNESCO World Heritage sites: the legendary Vallée de Mai and Aldabra, the largest raised coral atoll in the world. In this paradise enviable temperatures are always warm and without extremes. During the course of evolution the Seychelles have remained faithful to its multi-ethnic roots, for over two centuries remained a melting pot of races, traditions and religions from the four corners of the world. I am an archipelago consisting of several islands very different to this the ideal is a combination of several islands.

Why go to the Seychelles

  • For diving around the reef and see the wonderful underwater nature of the islands, even a few meters from the surface!
  • For the white beaches and the warm waters to relax and enjoy an unforgettable holiday
  • To discover the incredible biodiversity of the islands: flora, fauna and vegetation of incredible beauty
  • To visit the archipelago by boat and discover the peculiarities of each island

"A primordial and unchangeable panorama, 115 pearls of incomparable beauty scattered like gems in the blue of the sea"

Wild and uninhabited until 200 years ago, more than 1,000 kilometers away from any other land, the Seychelles islands have managed to keep intact their lush beauty. The first to discover the hidden treasures of this paradise were pirates, Arab sailors and adventurers, men passing on a land that was deserted until the late eighteenth century when the French settled there. The population is now made up of a colorful mix of races, a synthesis of ethnicities and groups, a combination of traditions, customs and practices which resulted in the harmonious Creole nation today. Among the 115 earthly paradises forming this beautiful archipelago, are majestic spurs of granite shaped by waves and wind, white beaches fringed by tall palm trees and takamaca, dense vegetation and an endless variety of birds. The archipelago is divided into two types of formations: the granitic "internal" that are located all around the principal islands of Mahé, Praslin and La Digue, whose verdant peaks rise from the dense tropical forests and beaches of soft white sand and the "external", flat and reefs, scattered into the sea. The infinite diversity of the Seychelles then sweeps by granite mountains covered by pristine forests, beaches caressed Silver Ocean and beyond, in the depth of underwater worlds of breathtaking beauty.

"An exotic setting, a world away to live in a dream"

You can not remain insensitive to the charm of the Indian Ocean because of the mild climate, to the sensual rhythms of local music, to the magical atmosphere that reigns, because of the nature of dreams, these heavenly islands are undoubtedly the ideal destination for a romantic getaway. Side By Side Holidays offers to all couples on their honeymoon the best providing a wide selection of hotels of all categories up to some of the world's finest 5 star. A fairy-tale world that realizes the dream of the most inspired visionaries, of those who imagine the colors and scents of the garden of Eden, and certainly, for those looking for a romantic setting for unforgettable moments. Stays beautifully detailed, reliable and guarantee maximum quality, continuous on-site service, complete a truly unforgettable holiday. The possibilities offered by these pearls in the Indian Ocean are endless, not only for honeymooners, but also to live in an absolutely unique that special day which is marriage. Ceremony on the catamaran at sunset on beautiful white beaches or tropical gardens facing the sea under a cascade of fragrant flowers. Romantic for sure, a little 'film also, but especially intimate, original and unforgettable: get married in these havens gives really indelible memories. These tropical islands, offer a taste of what can be heaven, transforming the emotion of your wedding or honeymoon in a dream come true.

The Seychelles' climate is one which is always warm and does not reach extremes of heat or cold.
The temperature rarely drops below 24°C or rises above 32°C. All but the remotest southern islands lie outside the cyclone belt making Seychelles’ a year round destination for sun worshippers and beach lovers.

It is generally cooler when the north-west trade winds blow during the months of November to March. 
The sea is generally calm and the weather warm and humid, with average winds of 15 - 22 kilometres per hour.
A larger amount of the annual rainfall falls during the months of December to February compared to other months.
The average number of rainy (days with 1 millimetre or more rainfall) in December, January and February are 18, 17 and 11 days respectively. It is also fairly cloudy at times during those months and therefore less sunshine. 

The weather is hottest from December to April, and the humidity is high - often 80% or higher.
The months of May to October bring drier, cooler weather, and livelier seas - particularly on south-eastern coasts – and winds of 19 -37 kilometres per hour are common.
On average the number of rainy days during this period is 11 with long periods of sunshine.Dry spells of two weeks or more are fairly common.

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Equality Index Seychelles:

Archipel Hotel
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
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Exceptional location. Ideal place to spend a romantic holiday.

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Constance Lemuria Resort
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
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At the heart of a luxury experience. If you’ve ever dreamed of paradise, you’ll find it at this stunning 5-star hotel in the Seychelles. Even the swimming pools seem crafted by nature, and Lemuria’s refined elegance is everywhere.

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AVANI Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 3185 

Superb Staff, excellent location, beautiful beach and awesome dining.

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Denis Private Island
Map Denis Island, Seychelles
Views: 3045 

a small private island where tranquility is absolute and the environment is the incredible show every day.

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Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa
Map Silhouette Island, Seychelles
Views: 3030 

an experience of total relaxation in the heart of a pristine nature reserve that offers many opportunities for recreation and sport. Ideal for those looking for a resort / island to spend the entire holiday.

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Four Seasons Resort Seychelles
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 2969 

A beautiful sprawling hotel overlooking a glorious bay with renowned Four Seasons service.

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Le Duc de Praslin
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
Views: 2931 

Exceptional attention to detail. Recommended for couples and solo travelers who whant to relax and enjoy Praslin

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Hill View Resort - Banyan Tree
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 2820 

charm, atmosphere, a superb spa are just some of the emotions that you will live in this beautiful hotel located in one of the most beautiful places in the Seychelles.

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Maia Luxury Resort & Spa
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 2786 

Excellent service, the magnificent SPA and indelible what you will see from their villas.

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Dhevatara Beach Hotel
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
Views: 2784 

Because there are only 10 rooms, attention to detail is first class and the pool and beach are brilliant

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Le Domaine De L'Orangeraie
Map La Digue Island, Seychelles
Views: 2756 

It is in this haven of peace and serenity that Le Domaine de l’Orangeraie harbors a cozy and private getaway.

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Hotel Coco de Mer and Black Parrot Suites
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
Views: 2737 

Beauty, privacy, peace and tranquillity, surrounded by nature, and named after the unique Coco de Mer Palm tree

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Constance Ephelia Seychelles
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 2702 

Spacious contemporary accommodations surrounded by lush landscape and scintillating lagoons, beautiful spa village with stunning ocean views to revive your sense

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Deckenia
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
Views: 2688 

The promise of Paradise

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Wilderness Collection-North Island
Map North Island, Seychelles
Views: 2612 

warm and elegant atmosphere combined with some details and natural-chic glamor

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Indian Ocean Lodge
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
Views: 2538 

Authentic Creole hospitality

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Paradise Sun Hotel
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
Views: 2428 

The name says it all, a paradise for a holiday in full harmony with nature just steps from the beach and surrounded by a lush tropical garden.

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Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 2381 

Historic hotel on the beach of Beau Vallon

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Carana Beach Hotel
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 2336 

an authentic Seychellois experience matched with boutique luxury accommodation

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Fregate Private Island
Map Fregate Island, Seychelles
Views: 2304 

for us simply a magical place and the icon of luxury eco sustainable tourism in Seychelles.

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Double Tree by Hilton Allamanda  Resort & Spa
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 2150 

overlooks a beautiful lagoon on a secluded beach framed by large granite boulders

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Le Repaire Boutique Hotel
Map La Digue Island, Seychelles
Views: 2094 

small, intimate, beach boutique hotel

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Bamboo Chalets
Map La Digue Island, Seychelles
Views: 2057 

the true “Island” Experience

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Auberge d'Anse Boileau
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 2005 

charming small hotel situated in a fishing village in south-west Mahé

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Eden Bleu Hotel
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 2002 

strategic location for business or leisure, few minutes driving from the airport and Victoria

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Villa de Cerf
Map Cerf Island, Seychelles
Views: 1984 

Extremely popular amongst snorkeling fans

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Bird Island Lodge
Map Bird Island, Seychelles
Views: 1968 

Simplicity, purity and beauty distinguish this place.

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Augerine Hotel
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 1926 

small hotel on the Beau Vallon beachfront with 15 sea-facing rooms

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Cote d'Or Apartments
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
Views: 1912 

Enjoy your stay on the island of Praslin in Cote d'or!

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Cousine Island
Map Cousine Island, Seychelles
Views: 1892 

an exclusive and intimate resort catering to a maximum of ten people, for travellers seeking total immersion in nature, with luxurious service in a traditional family-style setting

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Six Senses Zil Pasyon
Map Felicite Island, Seychelles
Views: 1771 

luxurious villa establishment on the Island of Félicité

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Chalets Anse Forbans
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 1762 

many sea turtles have chosen this place to lay their eggs

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Acajou Beach Resort
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
Views: 1671 

small and intimate hotel set in tropical garden. Beach front!

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Chateau St Cloud
Map La Digue Island, Seychelles
Views: 1665 

a small historic Colonial-style mansion

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Alphonse Island Resort
Map Alphonse Atoll, Seychelles
Views: 1587 

a refuge for people looking for an authentic and unspoilt island experience

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Villa Creole
Map La Digue Island, Seychelles
Views: 1574 

near the Union Estate, with 4 chalets in the traditional Creole style

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Côte d’Or Chalets
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
Views: 1570 

Traditional Seychelles architecture combined with modern facilities

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The H Resort Beau Vallon Beach
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 1478 

outstanding accommodation matched with a large variety of dining experiences

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Bord Mer Villa
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 1477 

self catering in colonial-style situated just a few steps away from Beau Vallon beach

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Castello Beach Hotel
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
Views: 1353 

a family-friendly hotel and all-suite resort, offering 24 spacious suites decorated in vibrant colours with elegant furnishings.

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Villas de Mer Hotel
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
Views: 1268 

family-friendly beachfront accommodation

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Sailfish Villas
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 1223 

fully equipped villas with panoramic bay views

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Patatran Village
Map La Digue Island, Seychelles
Views: 1219 

Overlooking the beautiful beach of Anse Patates, with comfortable bungalows along the hillside

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Villa Sea Monkey
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 382 

built on a secluded rocky peninsula with panoramic views over the Indian Ocean, the definitive luxury retreat

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Cote d'Or Footprints
Map Praslin Island, Seychelles
Views: 378 

a family-run self-catering establishment offering ten beachfront chalets reflecting traditional colonial architecture, each with views of the beach and ocean just a few steps away

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Valmer Hotel
Map Mahé Island, Seychelles
Views: 313 

small boutique hotel located on in the pastoral region of Baie Lazare

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Cruise Itinerary 7 nights
  • : Seychelles,
  • : Tour di Group - [ Boat ]
  • : Port of Mahe
  • Ico Ico Ico Ico Ico
8 Days / 7 Nights
€ 1159 /pax
7733 Views
Weekly 6-night Cruise Itinerary
  • : Seychelles,
  • : Tour Private - [ Boat ]
  • : Praslin
  • Ico Ico Ico
7 Days / 6 Nights
€ 1000 /pax
2228 Views
The Seychelles Dive Safari
  • : Seychelles,
  • : Tour Private - [ Boat ]
  • Ico Ico
8 Days / 7 Nights
€ 1630 /pax
1892 Views
Coco de Mer Hotel & Black Parrot Suites
 IcoIcoIcoIcoIco
Views: 3054 
From London, Paris, Milan, Rome

Beauty, privacy, peace and tranquillity, surrounded by nature

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+ Transfers
€ 1.825 /pax
Botswana + Seychelles
 IcoIcoIcoIcoIcoIco
Views: 2839 
Perfect combination of luxury and wild nature

In Botswana, for a safari like no other and the Seychelles in the highest Luxury expression that Praslin Island has to...

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Domestic Flight
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€ 4.500 /pax
Seychelles, Four Nights
 IcoIcoIco
Views: 2666 
every day

if you need a short break on the beach after an African safari or just want to combine two or more islands of the Indian...

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€ 775 /pax
Praslin Dream Catamaran Cruise
 IcoIcoIco
Views: 2378 
from London, Paris, Milan, Rome

the best way to explore the islands

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International Flights
+ Transfers + Boat
€ 2.500 /pax
Seychelles, Praslin + La Digue
 IcoIcoIcoIco
Views: 2325 
from Seychelles Intnl

 

Wild and uninhabited until 200 years ago, more than 1,000...

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€ 2.470 /pax
 IcoIcoIcoIcoIco
Views: 459 
8 days / 7 nights in Half Board

A new concept of hospitality, comfort and service. Large spaces, the feeling of freedom and privacy in abundance.

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€ 1.700 /pax