The Seychelles Islands name may be foreign to our ears. Even people probably not many know if there is a country called the Republic of Seychelles. But do not be surprised, this island nation is even chosen by Prince William and Kate Middleton as the place of his honeymoon.
In this island, also has stood magnificent some luxury hotels, such as Four Seasons Hotel, Banyan Hotel, Ephilia Resort, and many others. In fact, there are resorts located on land reclaimed beach. Many places or points that you can explore with your partner using liveaboard Seychelles. Very interesting indeed to alleviate your memory with your soulmate with beautiful moments like scuba diving, swimming, sunbathing on liveaboard without hesitation using the appropriate information from the divebooker.
Before we go on about this trip, let’s know a little in the past about this beautiful island so that you are more impressed and dreamed of traveling to spend your vacation on this island to at least just do a diving or liveaboard to enjoy its natural beauty.
Seychelles is located in the middle of the Indian Ocean. The country that connects these African countries, is about 1,600 kilometers east of mainland Africa and northeast of Madagascar. The population of Seychelles is estimated to be 88 thousand inhabitants representing ethnic diversity such as Europe, Arabia, China, India, and from a number of other Asian countries.
You will immediately feel the tropical atmosphere when first landing at the airport which is located just a few meters from the sea. Typical tropical climatic trees such as coconut trees, directly we meet many. Likewise, the hills are overgrown by tropical rain forest trees are also many we meet.
The Seychelles Islands, numbering about 115 islands uninhabited for more than 150 years before becoming known by Western explorers. Austronesian sailors and Arab traders are the first to visit the Seychelles Islands. The first time, Europe entered the island in 1502 by Portuguese sailor Vasco da Gama, passing Amirantes.
This nation is an archipelago consisting of 115 tropical islands with 2 main islands namely Mahe and Praslin. These islands consist of several different groups. Mahe group consists of 42 granite islands.
The islands are rocky and most have coastal stripes and hills as high as 914 meters. Mahe is the largest and is the capital of Victoria. The other islands are small islands such as flat coral with many coral reefs. Seychelles has a tropical climate with a fairly stable temperature throughout the year, which is between 26-31 degrees Celsius with an average of 29 degrees Celsius. The months of October to March are characterized by warm and humid weather. This is influenced by the northwest wind. In January and February, the rain tends to decline prolonged.
No need to worry about difficulties to reach this region. Despite being isolated in the middle of the ocean, many international airlines regularly fly Seychelles, such as major airlines in Asia, Europe, Africa, and so on.
The economy of Seychelles depends on tourism and foreign direct investment. Employment, foreign revenues, construction, banking and trade all depend largely on tourism and foreign direct investment. The service sector, including transport, communications, trade, fisheries, and tourism, has accounted for nearly 70 percent of GDP in recent years. How important the tourism sector, given the island has the ability of extraordinary attraction for tourists and even the President of the Republic of Seychelles was also acting as Minister of Tourism.
What is unique about this archipelago country, despite its tropical climate, the Seychelles are inhabited by blacks, and the English and French descendants who once colonized the region.
Even Prince William and Kate Middleton some time ago they spent their honeymoon on the North Island, part of the famous and very private Seychelles Islands.
So, when will you visit Seychelles Island?