Seychelles & useful information

Informations utiles pour votre voyage aux Seychelles

International flights :

Air Seychelles : direct flights from Paris to Mahe Seychelles
Etihad Airways from many countries to Seychelles, via Abu Dhabi
Emirates Airline from many countries to Seychelles, via Dubai
Qatar Airways

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 to Praslin (almost every hour).
Flight duration is 15 minutes.

2) By boat :

With the fast feryy 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 our helipad.
The helicopter flight offers 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.

Transportation from Praslin Airport or the harbour of Praslin to the hotel :

Upon your arrival in Praslin, our private transfer service can pick you up and drive you to the hotel.

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.

Timezone :

Compared to 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 :

Le Guide du Petit-Futé, Bons plans Seychelles
Lonely Planet Guide, Seychelles Dream yacht charter : rent a boat for cruise in Seychelles Seychelles maps
ZilAir : Zil Air : helicopter transfers between Mahe and Praslin islands
Seychelles maps