The Seychelles

Located in mid-Indian Ocean and wonderfully protected from mass tourism. The sparkling blue lagoons of these lush green islands with their dramatic granite rock formations and the coral gardens of countless pristine atolls offer world-class swimming, snorkelling and diving.

Itinerary

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  • CURIEUSE

    CURIEUSE

    The island is practically uninhabited, apart from about 300 giant land tortoise which have been given a new home on the island as part of a tortoise rearing project. Beautiful beaches abound and crystal clear, bath-warm seas.
  • FREGATE

    FREGATE

    Fregate is a beautiful private island where you’ll find a luxury ‘eco-retreat’ residence. They offer fine dining, Spa facilities and a host of activities for all ages centered around the natural, exuberant beauty of the island.
  • DESROCHES

    DESROCHES

    The main island in the Amirante Island chain, Desroches is another island where you’ll find just a single luxury resort catering to all the needs of visitors. With crystal clear seas, Desroches is also a great place for SCUBA divers.
  • POIVRE ATOLL

    POIVRE ATOLL

    Often called ‘the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean’, Poivre Atoll is situated right in the heart of the Seychelles and is one of the few coral atolls in the world. Famous for its attractive semi-lagoon, it’s another natural paradise – truly spectacular.
  • Mahé

    Mahé

    Victoria, one of the world’s tiniest capitals, is a great place to begin your trip with its colonial buildings set amidst bars and shops. The rest of Mahé offers miles of scenic coastline, over 65 beaches and a host of secret coves and hideaways.
  • Praslin

    Praslin

    Home to the unique Coco de Mer tree, which can be found in its World Heritage National Park, the island of Praslin is pure escapism. The Baie Chevalier offers good swimming and is an idyllic place to ride a horse along the fine white sand.
  • La Digue

    La Digue

    La Digue is the Seychelles of yesterday and almost unchanged since the earliest settlers stumbled upon the islands and claimed to have discovered the Garden of Eden.
  • St Joseph’s Atoll

    St Joseph’s Atoll

    The attraction here is the atoll’s lagoon, completely enclosed by the surrounding reef and home to fantastic underwater life. It’s a great place to swim, snorkel, dive and fish! Nature at its best.
  • D’Arros

    D’Arros

    The privately owned island was once owned by a prominent local Seychellois family. It now hosts a number of colonies of sea birds such as frigates, fairy terns and lesser noddies. It is often visited by sea turtles during the nesting season.

Sample itinerary

  • Mahé Praslin 30 miles
  • Praslin Curieuse 15 miles
  • Curieuse La Digue 15 miles
  • La Digue Fregate & Islet 50 miles
  • Islet Desroches 130 miles
  • Desroches Poivre Atoll 25 miles
  • Poivre Atoll D’Arros 25 miles
  • D’Arros St Joseph’s 10 miles
  • St Joseph’s Desroches 25 miles
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Highlights

  • Visit the fabulous ‘Vallée de Mai’ on the island of Praslin, a UNESCO World Heritage site alsohome to the unique Coco de Mer tree, which can be found in its World Heritage National Park, the island of Praslin is pure escapism. 
  • Explore ‘Aldabra’, one of the largest raised coral atolls on earth, a UNESCO World Heritage site that homes the worlds greatest population of giant tortoises. This spot is truly spectacular and all the more special because it is virtually untouched by humans.
  • Highlights
  • Itinerary
  • Adriatic & Eastern Mediterranean

    Classical history and glorious landscapes are found in this region. They will kindle the spirit of discovery and escapism in you, while you bask in luxury on one of our magnificent yachts.
  • Western Mediterranean

    The appeal of cruising around the world’s most exciting and revered ports in France, Italy, Corsica and Sardinia is unrivalled. No wonder so many of our most seasoned charter clients return again and again to revisit favourite haunts and make new discoveries!
  • Caribbean and Bahamas

    Unrivalled opportunities for snorkelling, diving and fishing, against a backdrop of islands blessed with gorgeous sand and lapped by warm aquamarine water. The virgin seas around the Eastern Caribbean and the Bahamas offer some of the best tropical island cruising in the world.
  • Indian Ocean

    A tempting alternative winter charter destination to the Caribbean. Choose from the equally stunning Maldives or the Seychelles, each with their own unique characteristics, but both offering spectacular beaches and turquoise waters for outstanding snorkelling and diving. The Maldives consist of 26 atolls and hundreds of islets, only 250 of which are inhabited. Charters in the Maldives are not conducted to pre-determined itineraries and your captain will plan a daily programme to match your preferred activities.
  • South Pacific

    With many areas inaccessible to mainstream tourism, discover the true South Pacific and cruise through some of the most beautiful, unspoiled islands imaginable. The locals will welcome and inspire you with their love of music and dance. The South Pacific offers arguably the best diving in the world; a constant warm water temperature means you can spot reef sharks, manta rays, turtles and dolphins often up to 50 metres away. Few seascapes are as evocative of paradise than the coral islands of the South Pacific.
  • South East Alaska

    Lofty glaciers and misty fjords, waterfalls and hot springs, orcas and grizzly bears, sea lions and bald eagles all combine to make Alaska a place for the most amazing adventure and exploration. A cruising experience like no other.
  • Costa Rica

    The unspoiled Costa Rican coastline is teeming with exotic wildlife. Humpback whales play with their calves in the clear water, whilst the jungle interior abounds with howler monkeys and toucans, and thousands of species of tropical animals. The golden beaches are pristine and inshore there are rain forests, national parks, volcanoes, hot springs, horse riding and rock climbing to choose from – an endless array of activities and wildlife. A true natural paradise in every sense.
  • The Great Barrier Reef

    The Great Barrier Reef and Tropical Far North Queensland offer off-the-beaten-track cruising at its most spectacular with outstanding snorkelling, diving and fishing opportunities in an untouched natural environment of extraordinary beauty.
  • Indonesia

    Indonesia is home to over 17,000 islands spanning an area of over 5000km across the equator. With vast differences from island to island, they all have one thing in common and that is a rich and colourful culture where life is regulated by a series of spectacular rituals. The islands of Komodo, a designated World Heritage Site, are blessed with hundreds of secluded beaches, transparent crystal clear waters, and stunning coral reefs waiting to be explored. Home to the Komodo dragon, the world’s largest lizard, you will also find here the most extraordinary cultures where life has remained unchanged for centuries.
  • Norway

    There are tens of thousands of islands across Norway from top to bottom offering stunning views across varied coastlines. Take a helicopter or seaplane ride over the stunning waterfalls and glaciers or try some skiing or reindeer and dog team sleighs. Taste home made cheeses and creams straight from the traditional farms and order private performances of musicians and artists on coastal islands. It’s quite simply a perfect cruising destination.
  • South East Asia

    The Andaman Sea on the west coast of the Malay Peninsula offers ideal cruising conditions. Dramatic limestone landscapes, endless lagoons, lush tropical vegetation and powdery white sand beaches together with the cultural attractions of Thailand and Malaysia guarantee the most unforgettable of journeys.
  • The Red Sea

    A mystical country bursting with culture and beauty, Egypt is a truly unique cruising destination. Sharm el Sheikh, on the Red Sea Riviera, is located at the tip of Sinai and well known for being a paradise for snorkelling and scuba diving. The Red Sea offers a seascape which is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and varied in the world, renowned for its rich sea life and teeming with over 2,000 species.
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