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Seychelles International Airport (SEZ)

Location: The airport is located six miles (10km) south of Victoria on the island of Mahé.Time: GMT +4.Contacts: Tel: +248 384 000.Getting to the city: Taxis and coaches are available to carry passengers to any point on the island. A bus service to Victoria is also available.Car rental: Car rental agencies represented at the airport include Hertz, Europcar, Budget and Avis.Facilities: The airport consists of an international and domestic terminal featuring duty free shopping, banking and currency exchange, a post office, restaurant and lounge.Parking: Short- and long-term parking is available.Departure Tax: None.

Airport Facilities
Money and communications: There are mail boxes, a bank, ATMs and a bureau de change. Public telephones can be found throughout the airport. Internet facilities are available on the first floor of the International Departure lounge and there is Wi-Fi Internet access in all of the International Terminal.
Eating and drinking: There are restaurants and bars in both passenger terminals.
Shopping: There are duty-free shops in the Arrival and Departure halls of the International Terminal. There are more shops available on the concourse.
Luggage: Trolleys and left-luggage facilities are available.
Other facilities: These include a travel agent.

Transfer Between Terminals
There is a walkway between the two passenger terminals. It takes two minutes to walk from one to the other.
Driving Directions
From Victoria city centre, head towards the southeast following signs for the airport.
Car Parking
There are 40 short-term and over 100 long-term parking spaces at the airport with direct access to terminal buildings.
Car Hire
Car hire is available at the airport from Avis, Hertz and Sixt, as well as from a couple of local operators. Car rental desks are located in Arrivals and Departures. Most of them are open only when there is a flight in or out of the airport

Seychelles Local Events
Whilst known for its peaceful and laid-back atmosphere, there are still a number of traditional festivals, cultural celebrations and events in the Seychelles which are an enjoyable time to plan a Seychelles vacation. We list all the latest news and Seychelles events below so make sure you check back here often to see what's coming up.
Christianity is the major religion of Seychelles, and The Feast of the Assumption of Mary is the major festival. The main celebration of this festival is held in the church at La Digue, the smallest of the three islands, where locals from Praslin and Mahe also converge to offer their gratitude and prayers to the Virgin Mary
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Attractions in Seychelles:

In addition to the world famous beaches of Seychelles, there are a host of special attractions in Seychelles for the visitors. These include the legendry Vallee de Mai in Praslin. L'Union Estate in La Digue Island is home to the one of the most pristline beaches in Seychelles.

Aride Island, is one of the world's most important Nature Reserve. Aride Island is home to breeding seabirds of ten species endemic birds such as Magpie Robins, Fodies, Brush Warblers. Ile Coco Marine National Park is set around 3 small islet in shallow turquoise sea by large expanses of coral reefs. The combination of red and green, colour the hillside of Curieuse Island and gives it its unique characteristics. The hills are peppered with Coco de mer trees, of the eternal symbols of the Seychelles.

Most visitors vist The Curieuse Marine National Park by chartered boad from Praslin. Standing at a height of 740 m Silhoutte Marine National Park is the only "paper park" left in Seychelles. Set in turquoise sea Anne Marine National Park has one of the largest areas of sea grass meadows in the granitic islands.
Mahe measuring 28 km long by 8 km wide, is the largest island in Seychelles. Mahe is tranportation hub for island-hop and day excursion to neighbouring islands and all other islands within Seychelles.
Praslin lies 44 km to the North East of Mahe. The island features exquisite beaches such as Anse Boudin, Anse Georgette, Anse Lazio, Anse La Farine, Anse Possession, Anse Matelot, Grand Anse, Anse Volbert, Anse Kerlan.

La Digue is the fourth largest island in Seychelles. The La Digue Island is home to the rare Seychelles black paradise flycatcher. The island features legendary beaches such as Anse Source d'Argent.

Aride Island is most unspoilled of all island in Seychelles and is located 10 km North of Praslin. Aride Island is also home to rare species of flora including Wright Gardenia. Water surrounding Aride Island are rich in fish life such Dolphins and Hawksbill

Bird Island is situated 28 miles from Denis Island. Bird Island Lodge is situated 30 minute flight from Mahe, Bird Island is Seychelles most northly island, surrounded by sparkling white beaches and crystal blue waters.

Cerf Island is situated within the Ste. Anne Marine National Park, Cerf is Mahe closest neighbour and offers excellent swimming and snorkelling as well as several great beaches.

Cousin Island lies South West of Praslin. It is home to Seychelles rarest bird, such as The Seychelles Bush Warbler and The Seychelles Magpie Robin

Curieuse Island is located North West of Praslin. The Island boasts an endemic vine, eight different species of mangroves. Curieuse is home to the exciting giant land tortoise as well as the Coco de mer which grows naturally on the Curieuse Island.

Denis Island lies 85 km North of Victoria, Mahe and 28 miles from Bird Island. Denis Island offers facilities such as Diving, WindSurfing, Canoeing on its beaches. Denis is home to varied vegetation such tress as Casuarina, Badamier, Takamaka.

Felicite Island is located 4 km from La Digue and in close proxity to other La Digue satellites such as Sister Islands, Marianne and Ile Cocos. Felicite beautiful beaches at La Penice offers swimming and snorkeling facilities.

Fregate Island is located 55 km from Mahe. The island features a luxurious lodge offering comfort and amenities. Anse Victorin is located on Fregate Island. Access to this beach is most convenient to guests staying at Fregate Island Private resort.

Moyenne Island is located 6 km East of Mahe and is also located within The Ste. Anne Marine National Park. Moyenne Island is situated in close proximity to Ruond Island, Long Island and Ste. Ane. The island offers snorkelling and trekking facilites.

Silhouette Island is Seychelles third largest island and is located 30 km off Mahe western coast and in close proximity to North Island. Anse La Passe beach and Anse Lascars is located on Silhouette Island.

Ste. Anne Island the largest island of Ste. Anne Marine National Park, is located 4 km East Coast of Mahe and is close proximity to Cerf Island, Round Island and Moyenne Island. Ste. Anne is home to Seychelles newest 6 star resort, Sainte Anne Resort.

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