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Why To Spend Your Holidays In The Seychelles

Apr 26, 2008
The Seychelles is the mid-ocean group of 115 islands. It was formed around 600 million years ago when Gondwanaland broke up. This place is located in the Indian Ocean near the East African coast and Madagascar. It is a favourite holiday destination with tourists coming from all over the world to stay here. They come to see the islands natural resources and beauty. There are several beautiful and attractive places that are enough to take your breath away.

The capital of the Seychelles is Victoria. This place is known as a shopping paradise. You can easily find several different types of souvenirs that you can purchase for your friends and family back home. There are a lot of beautiful things available that are made up of seashells. You can purchase them to decorate your home. This place is also famous for it's locally made pearl jewellery, paintings as well as other art works. All these things are inexpensive as they are all hand made items.

The Seychelles is famous for its mouth watering food. It is a must for every tourist to have a taste of an authentic Seychelles meal. There are a huge number of restaurants available in the country that offer some tasty food influenced by Creole cooking. Don't forget to try the see food dishes. The most famous seafood dish is red snapper. It is advisable to visit any open air restaurant as this gives you the best experience of having great food while experiencing the lively atmosphere.

If you are a beer lover then The Seychelles is an ideal place for you. It has its own brand of beer that is Seybrew beer. This is must for every tourist to taste the fabulous flavour of this beer. It is also a perfect excuse to enjoy the balmy nights on the beach. Similarly, for all those people who love the taste of rum, they can sample the Takamara Rum. The taste of this rum is slightly different from the rum available in other parts of the world as it does not contain any added flavours.

The Seychelles is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world; you will always find bars and discos here. These bars and discos are mainly situated in the centre of every city as this is the only place where most tourists stay. You can also take advantage of several theatres and cinema halls to watch movies. There are several bistros available that offer a great dining experience.

As the Seychelles is a combination of 115 islands, it is obvious that it is surrounded by several beautiful beaches. This is the reason why tourists prefer choose here to spend their holidays. These beaches are still underdeveloped and give more of a natural feel as well as an ideal place for those tourists who want some privacy. You can not compare the beauty of clear skies and blue waters when you are relaxing on the Seychelles beaches.

There are several adventure sports available in this part of the world. You can enjoy scuba diving. The Seychelles is home to some of the world's best snorkelling sites.
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Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It is one of the fastest growing on line holiday home rental websites.To see an example of why Direct Holiday Bookings is growing so rapidly have a look at Property for holidays in The Seychelles
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