Praslin Island, the Black Parrot Islands

Praslin Island, the Black Parrot Islands

Splendid and preserved, the island of Praslin offers an Edenic frame for a stay in Seychelles archipelago.

14min by plane or 45 minutes by boat from Mahé, Praslin is the second island of the archipelago with an area of 26 km². Less mountainous than its Mahé, it owes its reputation to its exceptional Vallée de Mai, a nature reserve, classified in the UNESCO world heritage, where grows the emblematic coco-fesse, you can also find Anse Lazio, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

We also come to Praslin to enjoy the most famous beaches, Cote d'Or on the east coast, and Grand Anse on the west coast, there is also a multitude of lovely beaches like the famous Anse Lazio, his little sister Anse Georgette and Anse Boudin facing the nature reserve of  Curieuse Island or Anse la blague more difficult to access and therefore less crowded. Not to mention the many lonely creeks cradled by the only sound of the waves that you will cross everywhere on the island.

Cruises aboard a sailboat or a boat are the best way to discover the wild coasts of Praslin and explore de surroundings of the Island Curieuse a natural reserve, the surrounding islands like Cousin, Cousine, Aride, the islet Saint Pierre offering a great plant diversity.

Location: Indian Ocean
Geology: Continental island
Highest point: Mount Azore (367 m)
District: Baie Sainte-Anne; Grand 'Anse
Distance from the airport: 10min