The Seychelles are without a doubt the perfect place for an unforgettable date – it’s a paradise made for romance. Between lounging by the beach, exploring the nature and enjoying divine food, you’re sure to have a dreamy time. But, if you’re looking for something truly unique, then check out our guide to the most amazing date experiences you can have in the Seychelles.
An annual event, although with no fixed date, the night walk in the Vallée de Mai is a seriously unique place to go on a date in the Seychelles. Walking through the giant palms through the day is spectacular enough, but the drama is certainly ramped up at night. With your sight reduced, all of your other senses are amplified, making it a little scary but a very exciting experience – a bit like going to see a scary movie at the cinema, but way better!
Go treasure hunting
Legend has it that the French pirate Olivier Levasseur, otherwise known as ‘La Buse’ (The Buzzard), buried his treasure in the Seychelles – rumoured to be worth more than £1 billion ($1.3 billion)!
There is more than just hearsay that links the treasure to Mahé Island – what are thought to be pirate engravings have been found on rocks, while bodies and a small amount of pirate treasure has also been uncovered.
Go in search of the treasure yourself and, if nothing else, have an exciting time exploring the island.
Seychelles is beautiful and romantic, whatever way you look at it, but there’s definitely something special and romantic about seeing it from above. Reach your resort by helicopter, or take a helicopter tour around the islands. With 23 different islands having helicopter pads in Seychelles, there are plenty of stunning locations to land.
Zil Air, Mahé Island, Seychelles, +248 4 375 100
The warm, clear water of the Seychelles is the perfect place to go diving or snorkelling, with so many different sites suitable for all levels of expertise, from beginner to advanced, there is a perfect spot for everyone. There is so much marine life to see here, and sharing it with your date makes it all the more exciting.
Diving and snorkelling are included in the package if you stay at North Island Resort.
North Island Resort, North Island, Seychelles, +248 4293 100
The Coco de Mer Hotel has an amazing spa, with the most unbelievable views.
A walking tour of Victoria, one of the smallest capital cities in the world, is a great way to see the city. There are plenty of monuments and statues to give you some insight into the history and culture of the Seychelles. There are also some top museums, which, while small, are worth a visit. Be sure to visit the market, with Seychellois selling fresh fish, fruit and vegetables, and souvenirs.
Take home your favourite recipes from the Seychelles with a Creole cooking class. Offered at several of the best hotels in Seychelles, cooking these dishes together will then forever remind you of your romantic stay here. The cooking class at the Four Seasons Resort is simply fantastic.
Four Seasons Resort, Mahé Island, Seychelles, +248 4 393 000
Hire a mini moke for an island tour
Mini mokes can be hired on Mahé and Praslin islands, they are an extra fun way to get around and explore the islands together. The wind in your hair and stunning views in the background will make for some amazing photos too!
With flat, calm seas most of the year, you don’t need to worry about having good sea legs to take a boat trip in Seychelles. Take a day out on a luxury catamaran and enjoy the unforgettable views. For bonus points, choose the fully staffed option, with a chef to prepare your romantic meal on-board.
Dream Yacht Charter, Praslin Island, Seychelles, +248 4 232 681
Have a romantic beach picnic
Some of the hotels here offer a beautiful picnic – and, what’s more, they suggest a beautiful, secluded little beach for you to have it on. This is more than some jam sandwiches and a flask of tea kind of a picnic – here you’re looking at champagne and fine dining on some of the best beaches in the world!
Constance Lémuria, Praslin Island, Seychelles, +248 4 281 281
Get hearts racing with an exhilarating zip-lining adventure through the trees. Based at Constance Ephélia Resort on Mahé Island, they also offer rock climbing. This will certainly be a date you won’t forget.
Constance Ephélia Resort, Mahé island, Seychelles, +248 4395 000
A night on a private island is definitely going to win you some brownie points! Seychelles has many to choose from, all of which will be sure to give you the ultimate remote tropical island feel!
North Island is a high-end, private luxury island resort, perfect for a romantic getaway. With fine dining and countless options for activities – and a “nothing is too much trouble” attitude from the hospitable staff, this could be the best (overnight) date ever!
North Island Seychelles, North Island, Seychelles, +248 4293 110
KEEN TO EXPLORE THE WORLD?
Connect with like-minded people on our premium trips curated by local insiders and with care for the world
Since you are here, we would like to share our vision for the future of travel - and the direction Culture Trip is moving in.
Culture Trip launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful — and this is still in our DNA today. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes certain places and communities so special.
Increasingly we believe the world needs more meaningful, real-life connections between curious travellers keen to explore the world in a more responsible way. That is why we have intensively curated a collection of premium small-group trips as an invitation to meet and connect with new, like-minded people for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in three categories: Culture Trips, Rail Trips and Private Trips. Our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.
Culture Trips are deeply immersive 5 to 16 days itineraries, that combine authentic local experiences, exciting activities and 4-5* accommodation to look forward to at the end of each day. Our Rail Trips are our most planet-friendly itineraries that invite you to take the scenic route, relax whilst getting under the skin of a destination. Our Private Trips are fully tailored itineraries, curated by our Travel Experts specifically for you, your friends or your family.
We know that many of you worry about the environmental impact of travel and are looking for ways of expanding horizons in ways that do minimal harm - and may even bring benefits. We are committed to go as far as possible in curating our trips with care for the planet. That is why all of our trips are flightless in destination, fully carbon offset - and we have ambitious plans to be net zero in the very near future.