Where To Go In The Seychelles For Panoramic Views

Anse Source Dargent in Union Estate
Anse Source D'argent in Union Estate | ©Svein-Magne Tunli/wikimedia commons

You can find stunning panoramic views pretty much everywhere you turn in Seychelles. We are sharing the best places to get those panoramic views – and of course, the best photos. Read on for instant wanderlust.

Mahe Island

A fantastic hike to Anse Major is a walk well worth taking. The beautiful beach is often totally empty and is certainly one of Seychelles most beautiful beaches

Anse Major, Mahe Seychelles

Stunning views on the hike to Anse Major.

Beau Vallon a popular but stunning beach. Get there early to have it to yourself!

Beau Vallon, Mahe, Seychelles

Beau Vallon beach

Mount Copolia will give a fantastic view of Victoria the capital of Seychelles

Mount Copolia, Morne Seychellois National Park, Mahe, Seychelles

view of Victoria from mount copolia/

With Anse Intendance being almost a kilometre long, there is plenty of view to take in.

Looking onto Anse Intendance

Staying at the stunning Four Seasons resort will give you this fantastic view of Petite Anse

View of Petite Anse from the four seasons resort.

The view of Port Lornay from Constance Ephelia is not to be missed.

Port Lornay from Constance Ephelia /

Praslin Island

Fond Ferdinand has a great lookout point, looking down onto Baie St Anne as well as La Digue and Felicitie

Fond Ferdinand, Praslin, Seychelles

View from Fond Ferdinand

The steps up to the lookout at Vallee De Mai is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s not the easiest of walks, but looking over the trees gives a most stunning view.

Vallee De Mai, Praslin, Seychelles

The lookout at the Vallee De Mai

At either end of the Praslin Jetty you can get great views. Looking back to Praslin you can also see Cousin and Cousine islands to the left

Praslin Jetty, Praslin, Seychelle

The Jetty on Praslin

The villas at Raffles Hotel all have amazing views, but the best come from the Panoramic villas. Look out onto Curieuse island the Marine park.

Views from the panoramic villa at Raffles | © Image courtesy of Raffles Hotel

The view from Mango Lodge is unbelievable, skies and seas so blue you can’t see where one ends and the other begins!

Mango Lodge, Cote D’or, Praslin, Seychelles. +2484232077

Look out onto Anse Volbert, Curieuse and St Pierre from Mango Lodge

Grand Fond, known locally as Zimbabwe, is the highest point on Praslin, giving fantastic views of the whole island and beyond.

Sunset at Grand Fond

Head right when you arrive on Anse Lazio, and climb a little way up the rocks for a stunning view of one of the worlds most beautiful beaches.

Anse Lazio, Praslin, Seychelle

Anse Lazio from the rocks

Going to The Nest restaurant at Constance Lémuria resort will give you a beautiful view of Petite Anse Kerlan or out onto the Indian Ocean

Petite Anse from The Nest Restaurant at Constance Lémuria

1. La Digue

Anse Source D’argent, is one of the most photographed beaches in the world and wherever you step your view will be picture perfect.

Anse Source D’argent, union estate, la digue, seychelles

Belle Vue, has been given its name for a reason! |©ultraview admin/flickr

landscape with balloons floating in the air


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