A value tour to an intriguing island getaway, includes local transfers and hotels. The Republic of Seychelles comprises 115 islands occupying 1.4 million km² in the western Indian Ocean, almost on the equator. Of these 115 islands, 41 constitute the oldest granite islands on earth while a further 74 form the low-lying coral atolls and reef islands of the Outer Islands. It is an archipelago of legendary beauty, in pristine solitude, 480km from the east coast of Africa. Seychelles’ enviable climate is always warm and without extremes. In this tropical haven the temperature seldom drops below 24°C or rises above 32°C. All but the remotest southern islands lie comfortably outside the cyclone belt making Seychelles’ a year round destination for sun worshippers and beach lovers. Seychelles is famous for having some of the best beaches in the world, pristine and uncrowded. Some are framed by age-old granite boulders. Others offer powder-soft sands, turquoise waters and sublime opportunities for swimming, snorkelling or pure relaxation. You will also find proud national monuments, beautiful Creole houses, artists' studios, national reserves and marine parks, as well as breathtaking natural wonders above and beneath the waves.
You will meet at the airport by an english speaking representative with name sign as you exit the arrival lounge. Be greeted with refreshing towel and mineral water, arrival gift and welcome pack containing your itinerary, a map of the Seychelles, and an excursion brochure. Your representative will provide you with personalised assistance during your stay and fast track you through immigration.
Your will be met and transferred between the airport and your hotel by private vehicle and english speaking driver.
Le Meridien Barbarons sits along the shores of Mahe's west coast, where lush exotic vegetation and blue lagoons mark Seychelles' beauty. The hotel comprises 120 guest rooms and 4 suites, each with views illustrating the luxurious beach surroundings. Rooms are decorated in bright colours contrasted by earthy neutral tones. Meridien Barbarons features two restaurants and two bars, where one may feast on cocktails and the daily catch. A range of sandwiches, pastas, and themed buffet dining are offered. Refined dining is also available. Enjoy a relaxing spa treatment and natural solutions at the onsite Senses Health Club & Spa, or try out some water sports.
Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.
VISA/PASSPORTA valid passport, onward/return ticket, the local address where the visitor will stay, and proof of sufficient funds are required for both US and Canadian citizens. A one-month entry visa may be obtained upon arrival and may be extended for a period of up to one year. There is an airport departure tax of approximately $40, which must be paid in U.S. dollars. This charge is typically included in the cost of an airline ticket.
Please note obtaining a visa is your responsibility. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the embassy of Seychelles for the most up to date visa information
HEALTHVacation insurance is recommended. We recommend that you see a health-care provider who specializes in Travel Medicine. The doctor or health-care provider will determine what vaccinations and medication you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities. For more information on travel requirements, visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website: http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/seychelles.aspx COUNTRY INFOCapital: Victoria (Mahé). Government: Republic since 1976. Gained independence from the UK in 1975. Language: Creole, English and French. Religion: 83% Roman Catholic with Anglican, Seventh Day Adventist, Muslim, Baha’i and other minorities. Time: GMT + 4. Electricity: 240 volts AC, 50Hz. British three-pin plugs are in use. Telephone: Country code +248. Mobile Telephone: Roaming agreements exist with some international mobile phone companies. Internet: There are several Internet cafes on Mahé. Most of the larger hotels have wireless access.
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