Grande Soeur island, Praslin Island

#5 of 12 in Nature in Seychelles
Reef · Hidden Gem · Island
Swim with sea turtles that occupy the waters around Grande Soeur island. You can find the reptiles in the depths, as well as on the land. The extremely clear water and abundant marine life promise excellent conditions for snorkeling. Explore the smooth rocks lining the shore and search for palm trees with ripe coconuts. Inland, the islands offer good hiking opportunities. Note that a hotel manages both islands. Plan to see Grande Soeur island and other attractions that appeal to you using our Praslin Island trip itinerary planner.
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  • Probably one of our TOP 5 beaches we have visited during two months of travelling the Seychelles. The island is private and you can book a trip on chateaudefeuilles - they claim the island is blocked....  more »
  • Grande Soeur is a privately owned island by Chateau de Feuilles and during weekends access is permitted only to hotel guests. We have visited the island as part of our snorkeling trip to Coco and...  more »
  • Beautiful beach
  • Iconic remote paradise. The island appears to be privately owned, so you can only circle it by boat. There are amazing untouched reefs nearby, great for diving and snorkeling...
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