Based in Beau Vallon, this is your chance to spend time diving the unique dive sites of the inner islands of the Seychelles, characterised by magnificent granite boulders and abundant with marine life.
Spend your week in the Beau Vallon area on the main island of Mahé. This is a popular location with a beautiful beach, plentiful restaurants and bars and the most convenient place to dive the unique granite sites of the inner islands.
Suitable for divers of all abilities, the local sites offer granite swim-throughs and corridors, as well as hard coral spur and groove formations and plenty of marine life. There are a few wrecks to explore and in addition you can expect to see hawksbill turtles, stingrays, moray eels, grouper, sharks, Seychelles clown fish and schooling pelagic species.
Day1: Depart UK for the Seychelles
Day2: Arrive Mahé and transfer to Beau Vallon Beach
You'll be met on arrival and transferred to your accommodation in the Beau Vallon area for a week long stay. Choose from guesthouse, hotel or resort style accommodation. There's a property for every budget.
Days3-7: Dive Seychelles
Spend five days exploring the local dive sites around Mahé island. The unique granite boulder topography and abundance of reef fish make for interesting dives. It's likely you'll encounter hawksbill turtles and a variety of reef fish and crustaceans here, especially on one of the purposely scuttled wrecks. Your dive package includes short range dives only. Additional dives can be arranged locally.
Day8: Day at leisure
There’s plenty to see and do on your final day if you so choose. We suggest you relax and enjoy your surroundings!
Day9: Return to the UK
Transfer back to the airport for your flight back to the UK, landing later the same day.
You should note: There are many different types and styles of accommodation in the Seychelles and it’s possible to create an island hopping trip. Ask the Dive team for further details.
Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.
Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 9 daysfrom £1,845 pp
When to go: Jan-Dec
Included in the price/package:
Return flights from the UK
7 nights guesthouse
10 short distance boat dives
Tanks and weights
Home to the country’s capital, Victoria, no visit to the Seychelles would be complete without a visit to Mahé. The island is home to a treasure trove of flora and fauna, with granite peaks and rare endemic plants. A unique underwater world awaits divers of all abilities.
Ideal for viewing: eagle ray, Seychelles anemonefish, green turtle, marbled stingray, hawksbill turtle
Excellent for: Resort based diving
Suggested accommodation options are shown below.
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This charming 15 room guesthouse is located on the beautiful Beau Vallon beach, one of the Seychelles’ best beaches for water sports. All rooms have sea views and there is direct access from the garden to the vast, soft sand beach.
Located near the famous Beau Vallon beach, Romance Bungalows is a small property with just seven rooms, set in lush gardens, just a stone’s throw from the wonderful diving and snorkelling on Mahé.