The Seychelles islands have many beaches, some spectacular and highly popular, others quieter and more secluded.
Beau Vallon on Mahe has several hotels along the beach and offers a variety of sports such as windsurfing, water skiing and parachuting. Grande Anse on La Digue can have waves of up to nine feet, making it an ideal surfing beach. Anse a la Mouche, Anse Forbans, Anse Royale, Anse Takamaka, Anse Soleil, Anse aux Pinson Mahe andAnse La Reunionon La Digue have calm shallow waters, which makes it excellent for swimming and snorkelling. Much loved by loners is Anse Intendance on Mahe orAnse Cocoson La Digue, as it is secluded and lovely to get away from the crowds. These are only a few examples of the wonderful beaches of the Seychelles.
- The famous Anse Source d'Argent on La Digue, is framed by impressive granitic rocks.
- Anse Cocos on the eastern coast of La Digue is only accessible by foot.
- Anse La Reunion lies along its shore on The La Digue Island.
- Anse Patates lies on the northern most tip of the La Digue and is close to the Patatran Village.
- Anse Pierrot on La Digue.
- Anse Union beach is a part of the L'Union Estate, a plantation open to the public.
- Anse a la Mouche is situated on the South Western coast of Mahe.
- Anse Boileau is a narrow band of shallow waters of Mahe.
- Anse Forbans is located on the South Eastern coast of Mahe.
- Beau Vallon on Mahe is good for water activities.
- Anse Victorin on Fregate Island Private.
- Grande Anse or West Beach on North Island has nothing but a small sunset bar and nature surrounding it.