Welcome to Mahé Seychelles

Welcome to Mahé Seychelles

Welcome to Mahé Seychelles

Described by early settlers as the original Garden of Eden, the Seychelles archipelago is a leading luxury destination for discerning travellers. Located 1,000 miles off the east coast of Africa, the islands are famous for their unspoilt beaches, breathtaking tropical forests and welcoming Creole hospitality.

Seychelles is a once-in-a-lifetime must-visit destination by virtue of its breathtaking natural beauty, pristine beaches, and crystal-clear turquoise waters. With its diverse marine life and vibrant coral reefs, it offers unparalleled opportunities for snorkelling and diving enthusiasts. The archipelago's lush tropical forests, rare endemic species, and stunning granite rock formations make it a paradise for nature lovers. Seychelles also boasts luxurious resorts, world-class cuisine, and a rich cultural heritage, providing a unique and unforgettable experience for travellers seeking relaxation, adventure, and a glimpse into a truly idyllic island paradise.

Exploring Mahé and its surrounding. 

Sea Adventures 


The crescent-shaped palm-fringed Baie Lazare is one of the most uncrowded and child-friendly beaches in Mahé. It is the perfect setting for sunset gazing and pure relaxation, yet also offers a wealth of exhilarating activities in and below the water. Venture into these calm, turquoise waters to discover a rich kaleidoscope of tropical life snorkeling these shallow waters. Colorful hard corals and exotic fish life such as angelfish and shoals of surgeonfish await discovery. The reef is pristine and shallow, providing a safe, yet exciting introduction to the underwater world for kids.

Snorkeling equipment is provided at the recreation desk on a complimentary basis.

Scuba diving

Why not take the plunge and go deeper. The resort’s on-site PADI-accredited five-star dive centre unlocks spectacular dive sites teeming with a wealth of exotic marine life. Enjoy encounters with sharks, rays, turtles and much more. Book your dive on-site or learn the diving basics in the resort pool in readiness for your first open water scuba experience. Explore uncrowded coral reefs with experienced dive guides. It is sure to be among the most unforgettable highlights of your stay.

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Surfing and water sports

The Baie Lazare waves are the perfect introduction for surfing beginners. There is a team of experts ready to show you how to ride the waves with tuition for beginners to advanced. There are dedicated kid’s lessons and private instruction as well as surf boards for rental. There is a host of other rewarding ocean activities to try at Baie Lazare too. Glide effortlessly across the reef or explore further out in the open water by kayak or paddle board.

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Explore the beaches


Beyond Baie Lazare, explore other nearby beaches such as Anse Intendance, among the most stunning stretches of sand in South Mahé. The visually appealing scenery comprises dazzling white sands and a backdrop of thick green vegetation, as well as commanding pink granite rocks by the water’s edge. Another picture-perfect beach is Anse Takamaka. Named after the Takamaka trees, this beach haven is a perfect spot for simple relaxation or snorkeling the crystal-clear waters.

Anse Lazio beach

Head to Praslin to visit Anse Lazio beach, one of the world’s most iconic beaches. This picture-perfect
scenery is deservedly famed for the silky white sand, bright pink boulders and a backdrop of lush green vegetation. A must for all beach lovers and Instagrammers.

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Cultural Trips

Michael Adams Art Gallery

Just minutes away from the resort is the opportunity to view the work of the Seychelles’ most celebrated artist Michael Adams. View the vivid watercolour paintings at the Michael Adams Art Gallery, which bring to life the islands’ lush landscapes, heritage and way of life. Set within a quintessential island plantation house, it exudes timeless charm.

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The first stop during your exploration of Seychelles should be the smallest capital in the world, Victoria. It exudes a small town charm with beautifully preserved colonial era buildings. You will soon sense an authentic Creole way of life. Browse the stalls of the Sir Selwyn Clarke Market for elegant souvenirs, clothes and artwork. The National Museum of History is a must to get a sense of the diverse island ecosystem and gives a colourful introduction to Seychelles heritage through many rare artifacts and treasures. It is undeniably a sightseeing trip not to be missed by visitors.

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Vallee de Mai UNESCO world heritage site

Adventurous nature lovers will be captivated at Vallee de Mai in Praslin, a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the main attractions of Seychelles.  This is the home of the original palm jungles of the Seychelles and is often referred to as a Garden of Eden. This is home to the famed Coco de Mer. It is an incredibly picturesque and mystical forest reserve with a diverse array of endemic plant and wildlife including the black parrot, Seychelles tree frog and blue pigeon.

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Land Activities 

Mount Kempinski

Nestling within the resort’s grounds, Mount Kempinski opens up sweeping views of the ocean and lush scenery. Perfect for brisk exercise and to explore the diverse flora, Mount Kempinski is also a magical spot for a group yoga session, surrounded by the calming sounds of the forest and waves. The summit also makes for a stunning setting for a romantic picnic.

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Botanical Gardens

Not to be missed is Victoria’s famed Botanical Gardens, a green oasis of immense beauty. It is filled with intricate ornamental gardens, and exotic wildlife like the giant tortoise, reptiles, amphibians and a host of colourful birdlife. There are more than 500 species of indigenous and exotic plants to see.

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Hiking trails

Adventure seekers can also experience scenic hikes in the Seychelles. The Copolia trail is a tourist favourite on Mahé Island, and winds its way through the Morne Seychelles National Park, which is around 500 metres above sea level. It leads to the Morne Blanc mountain peak which unlocks sweeping views across Mahé. On clear days the panoramic vistas reach all the way to the islands of Praslin and La Digue. Anse Major Trail is another rewarding hike through spectacular scenery. It leads through the Morne Seychellois National Park and winds its way down to the attractive, isolated beach of Anse Major.

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Seychelles Golf Club

Keen golfers can enjoy a round of golf within easy reach of the resort. The 9-hole Seychelles Golf Club is set on 50 acres of land that was formerly a coconut plantation. It is lush and undulating and offers a challenge despite being only 9 holes. It houses a comfortable clubhouse, a bar and cafeteria. Trollies and Caddies are available on request.

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Tea Factory

Lovers of tea will want to visit the Tea Factory, situated in west Mahé. It gives an enlightening introduction to the Seychelles tea industry and the complex process of cultivating tea crops. The tea factory was established back in 1962. It is located in the Morne Seychellois National Park and boasts a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. It one of the most captivating views on the island.

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From the air

Helicopter tours and transfers

Kempinski Seychelles Resort boasts its own dedicated helipad allowing guests to arrive at the resort in true rock star fashion. It also unlocks sightseeing from a wonderful new perspective. Take an aerial tour of Mahé or island hopping by helicopter. 
Our team can organise memorable trips for you from the air, with a fee.

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