17 August 2011

The Stunning Seychelles

Tian Zhan
Legend has is that the Seychelles is the original site of the ‘Garden of Eden’ and it’s easy to see why. The collection of 115 island scattered across the emerald blue waters to the north east of Madagascar are truly a heaven on earth and make ideal cruising ground for your super yacht charter.
The majority of the islands are uninhabited with almost half of them designated as either nature conservation or national park, ensuring that on your yacht charter Seychelles you will come across some extraordinary sights. The islands, which are either granite or coral, contain many unique species of flora and fauna whilst the island of Praslin is home to the giant tortoises of Aldabra. The islands’ huge swathes of white sandy beaches fringed with coconut palms are also amongst some of the most stunning in the world. yacht charter Seychelles
Most of the Seychellios population live on the main islands of Mahé, Praslin or La Digue, which have been carefully developed over recent years in response to the growing number of tourists who come to the islands to seek a slice of paradise. The archipelago is also an up and coming destination for super yacht charter with its tropical climate, opposing trade winds and sheltered bays in which to anchor. The largest island is Mahé, the capital of which is Victoria is a lively and vibrant port which also boasts its own international airport. Mahé is the perfect island from which to start your yacht charter in the Seychelles. With miles of breathtaking tropical coastline, safe anchorages and dozens of hidden coves in which to relax your charter couldn't have a better start. yacht charter SeychellesVictoria is also the place to come to in April if you crave a bit of culture on your super yacht charter. From 1st April to 31st May the town hosts the biggest arts festival in the Seychelles, an eight-week bonanza of art exhibitions, music and dance which acts as a showcase for local and international artists.  The event is organised by the National Arts Council in collaboration with the Ministry of Community Development, Youth, Sports and Culture. Highlights of this year’s festival include Arts in Creation, a solo exhibition featuring the works of local artist Nou Leritaz and Mizika. There is also a workshop where visitors can learn how to play traditional Seychellios musical instruments. Other noteworthy events include The Sound of Seychelles, a musical show and dance performance and a Gourmet Evening, where you can feast on the gastronomic creations of ten exceptional chefs from local hotels.