Flight tickets from Sishen to Mahe

Welcome to Mahe Island, the jewel of the Seychelles' Outer Islands. With its crystal-clear waters, pristine white sand beaches, and abundant wildlife, Mahe Island is a dream destination for travelers from near and far. From winding walking paths that take you through the lush tropical rainforest, to the breathtaking coral reefs that can be found just below the surface of the calm ocean, explore everything Mahe Island has to offer. Whether you are looking for a peaceful beach retreat, thrilling adventure, or a family holiday, Mahe Island promises you a truly unforgettable experience.

Getting to Know Mahe Island

Mahe Island is the main island of the Seychelles, an archipelagic nation in the Indian Ocean. It has a population of approximately 93,000, the majority of whom are of Seychellois and African descent. Mahe Island is part of the Eastern Africa time zone and observes Daylight Savings Time between November and March. The official language of the island is French, and English is also widely spoken. The official currency is the Seychellois Rupee, and the US Dollar is also widely accepted.

Climate and Weather

Mahe Island is the largest island of the Seychelles archipelago, located in the western part of the Indian Ocean. It has a tropical climate with consistent warm temperatures throughout the year. The island experiences a rainy season from December to April, when short and intense storms can occur. Temperatures remain quite stable throughout the island, and are usually around 28°C, but depending on the location, the climate can be slightly cooler because of its elevation. Due to Mahe Island’s protected coastal areas and coral reefs, the marine life and coral formations here are very rich. The island is also blessed with plenty of sunshine, which makes outdoor activities, such as swimming and snorkeling, ideal activities to do throughout the year. All in all, Mahe Island’s weather is relatively balmy year-round, so visitors can enjoy the many wonders of this paradise destination whatever the season.

Touring Mahe Island: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports on Mahe Island: Seychelles International Airport and Praslin Island Airport. The Seychelles International Airport is the main one and is located about 25 km from downtown Victoria. You can get from the main airport to downtown by taxi or hired car, or by public bus (Nos. 9 and 10). The fare for a taxi is about $15 and for the public bus about $1; the journey takes about 25 minutes. Yes, you can change money at Seychelles International Airport. There are several bureaux de change (money exchange kiosks) located in the airport, offering daytime operations. The rates and fees vary between exchange providers so it is best to shop around before making your decision.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Mahe Island

  1. Mahe Island, located in the Indian Ocean, is the largest island of the Seychelles nation, with a total area of 155km2. It is blessed with stunning natural beauty and lush foliage, providing tourists with a beautiful backdrop for their island holiday
  2. Mahe Island has a fascinating history reflecting the influence of European, African, and Asian influences. The island was first colonised by the French in 1770, followed by the British, who took control of the island in 1814.
  3. Mahe Island has a strong cultural identity, built on the language and traditions of the indigenous Seychellois people. Tourists can enjoy traditional music, art, and dance, as well as take part in the island’s lively cultural events

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