Explore Valle de Mai National Park
Valle de Mai National Park on Praslin Island is ideal for romantic walks. It’s the home of the rare Coco de Mer palm which produces a huge, 40-pound seed, the world’s largest. Take a stroll along the scenic paths that meander through the lush forest bringing views of the abundant flora and fauna. Then suddenly opening to panoramic vistas of hidden sandy coves and serene, brilliant blue waters.
Mingle with Free-Roaming Tortoises on Curieuse Island
Curieuse is one of the world’s few places where giant Aldabra tortoise roam wild. With more than 300 here, ranging from just-hatched babies to over 100 years old.
Explore La Digue on Two Wheels
With virtually no vehicle traffic, La Digue is wonderfully peaceful and atmospheric, feeling as if it’s stuck in another time. Rent bikes and spend the day beach-hopping. Discover secluded coves where you’ll have your own stretch of sand for private time together. If you bring snorkel gear, there’s a reef wall adjacent to the west coast. There you can hop in and snorkel among the turtles and all sorts of exotic fish. Then, end your day with a refreshing drink and delicious Creole meal in one of the tiny beachside eateries.