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Seychelles

Useful information

International transportation:

You can book your own international flights to the Archipelago of Seychelles at interesting rates on these Internet sites:
Etihad Airways      Qatar Airways      Emirates Airlines     Air Austral

Inter-island transportation:

Your international flight will land in Mahe, the main island.
For your transfer from Mahe to Praslin, here are the 3 different possibilities :

1) By plane :
Air Seychelles operates many domestic flights from Mahe and Praslin (almost every 45 minutes).
Two-way ticket price is around Euro 160.- per person.
Flight duration is 15 minutes. You can book your local flights by phoning your nearest Air Seychelles office

2) By boat :
With the fast boat (1 hour). There are 2 to 3 crossings per day.

3) By private helicopter :
The helicopter takes off from Mahe International Airport and lands directly on Chateau de Feuilles' Helipad.
The helicopter flight offer an amazing aerial panorama on the islands and the blue ocean waters and it is pleasant to arrive quickly to the hotel after a long flight.
We can book the helicopter for you.

Transportation from Praslin-Airport or the marina to/from Chateau de Feuilles:

Upon landing in Praslin, our taxi service can pick you up and bring you to the hotel (Euro 34.-- from the airport or Eur 12.-- from the jetty).

Climate :

Outside temperature is 84.2º F and water temperature from 80.6º to 84.2º F, throughout the year.

Visa :

A visa is not required for most countries. A valid passport and a return plane ticket are generally sufficient.

Currency and exchange:

Credit cards and foreign currency (Euro & US$) are commonly accepted. You may exchange your Euro and US dollars for Seychelles Rupees at our Hotel Reception Desk.

Languages :

Creole, English, French.

Time zone:

Compared to France and Western Europe, our local time is +2h in summer and +3h in winter.

GSM cell-phone service:

Excellent connection service on most islands (Mahe, Praslin, La Digue,...).

Useful links :

Lonely Planet Guide, Seychelles
Zil Air : helicopter transfers between Mahe and Praslin islands
Dream yacht charter : rent a boat for cruise in Seychelles
Seychelles maps