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Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Seychelles archipelago during this one-week sailing trip, and discover some real insider's tips, as well as some of the whitest beaches on planet Earth. A sailing trip with the Sea Star or Sea Bird is a real treat, and offers the chance to explore several islands in one trip.
4 × Triple Cabin (up to 3 people)
Activities and specials:
- Discover multiple Seychelles islands in one trip.
- The crew takes care of you with delicious full board catering, so you don't need to worry about anything.
- Drinks are not included in the full board price, but can be bought on-board for a reasonable price.
- Numerous additional exploration opportunities are offered by snorkelling, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding and bottom-line fishing.
- Guided dives for certified divers, as well as introductory courses are offered (additional fees apply, please see Notes section below).
- The captain, three stewards, a mechanic, a dive instructor, a cook, and two deckhands will take care of your safety on board.
Please note: From 02.05.2020 until 06.11.2020, 01.05.2021 until 05.11.2021, the route is slightly different due to different wind conditions (further details below*).
Both the SY Sea Star and SY Sea Bird are modern, custom-built yachts with spacious accommodation and refined amenities. Allow the peaceful harmony of the Seychelles to enchant you over this one-week sailing trip, without compromising on comfort and service!
Day 1: Mahé
The cruise begins at 10.30 at the Inter Island Quay on Mahé. After a short briefing and a first meet-and-greet with the other travellers, the crew sets sail at 12.30. At this point, you will have a whole week of adventures and relaxation to look forward to. In the afternoon, you will reach the beautiful Beau Vallon bay, where you can choose between snorkelling and scuba diving, before letting the first day fade our with a Creole barbeque in the evening.
Day 2: Mahé - Baie Ternay Marine Park
Discover the breathtaking underwater world of the Seychelles during your scuba dive in the Baie Ternay Merine Park. This park is a protected nature reserve, and is therefore home to a wide variety of colourful fish species. In the afternoon, you will set sail for Beau Vallon Bay to watch a particularly spectacular sunset, bathing the sky in beautiful colours.
Day 3: Mahé - Curieuse
After arriving at Curieuse Island, an almost completely uninhabited corner of the Seychelles, you will have the chance to explore the beautiful mangrove forest and admire the native giant tortoises that stroll along the beach here. After an afternoon barbeque, you will have the opportunity to relax or try our a new watersport, including water skiing, scuba diving, snorkelling, or kayaking.
Day 4: Curieuse - Praslin
Today, you will explore the Vallée de Mai UNESCO World Heritage Site, which offers countless indigenous plant species and adventurous hiking trails to explore. During these walks, you will have the chance to catch sight of the ocean over and over again!
Day 5: Praslin - La Digue
Discover the picturesque island of Praslin, famous for Anse Source d'Argent beach, which is framed by granite boulder formations. Discover the island by bike or on-foot, and let its sublime nature wash over you.
Day 6: La Digue - St Pierre Island - Praslin
On day 6, your day will begin with a snorkelling trip in the waters around St Pierre Island. In the afternoon, you will set sail for Anse Lazio on Praslin, which ranks among the Seychelles' most beautiful beaches.
Day 7: Praslin - Cousin Island
Discover the natural reserve on Cousin Island and listen to the native birdlife before starting your trip back to Mahé in the afternoon.
Day 8: Arrival on Mahé at 08.30
*Alternative itinerary for the travel period from 02.05.2020 until 06.11.2020, 01.05.2021 until 05.11.2021:
Day 1: Mahé, Inter Island Quay, 10.30am - Round Island
Day 2: Round Island - Praslin
Day 3: Praslin - La Digue
Day 4: La Digue - Grande and Petite Soeur - Coco Island
Day 5: Coco Island - Booby Island - Aride Island
Day 6: Aride Island - Curieuse
Day 7: Curieuse - Ile Seche - Mahé
Day 8: Disembarkation on Mahé at 08.30am
Price includes: Overnight accommodation for the entire cruise, full board meals, crew of 9, equipment for snorkelling, kayaking, paddle-boarding, and fishing.
Price does NOT include: Drinks, diving/diving equipment, conservation fees (see Notes section below for details), transfers.
Size: 10 m²
Facilities: Cabin with double bed, reading lights, and an en suite bathroom.
Additional Price Information
Full board: incl.
Please note that the child rates are merely indicative and may vary. Please contact our reservations team for further information.
If booking a Double cabin for 1 adult and 2 children or 2 adults and 1 child, you will be accommodated in a Triple cabin.
An additional conservation fee is to be paid, which includes landing and entrance fees for island visits and nature reserves (including a guided tour in Vallee de Mai) as well as various national marine parks, according to the cruise itinerary (Bicycle Rental and entrance fee to L'Union Estate are not included, as this is optional for clients during their island visit to La Digue.)
The conservation fee as per below is to be paid in cash on arrival:
02.11.2019 -05.11.2021: €190/adult and €75/child (0-11 years)
The choice of boat depends on the number of passengers booked onto the voyage.
Please note that the itinerary is subject to change, depending on wind and weather conditions. Furthermore, in case of adverse weather conditions, it might not be possible to hoist the sail. Instead, the engine will be used. All decisions are made at the captain’s discretion.
Optional diving offers:
Available at extra charge on-board:
Guided dives for certified divers (incl. tanks and weights): €40 for each day's first dive; €20 for subsequent dives on the same day
Full diving equipment rental: €10 per piece / €30 for full set (rates per day)
Introductory dive (1 to 1 with instructor): from €70 per dive
*Valid until 05.11.2021
To be pre-booked:
Dive Package (8 dives with instructor): €196 - not including rental equipment.
This offer is non-refundable upon booking.
*Valid until 05.11.2021
PADI Open Water Course - Theory part (E-Learning PRIOR to arrival): Please check fees on padi.com
PADI Open Water Course - Onboard part (water training exams + certification): €387 + cert. processing fee (approx. €45)
PADI Advanced Open Water Course: €325 + cert. processing fee (approx. €45)
*Valid until 05.11.2021
A full charter of both boats is possible. Please contact our Sales Team for further details and information on rates.
- This travel offer is not suitable for people with reduced mobility (please contact the SeyVillas team for more information or if you have any questions on this topic).
- Travel services will be carried out in English. In certain cases, German, French, or Italian may be spoken.
- Information about passport, visa, and healthcare requirements can be found here.
Early Bird Discount - 10% discount for bookings made at least 120 days before the arrivalValid in travel period: 03.11.2018 - 05.11.2021
Honeymoon & Wedding Anniversary Offers
Honeymoon Offer - You save 10%Valid in travel period: 01.11.2014 - 05.11.2021 Does not apply for all room categoriesPlease note that the Honeymoon Offer is valid for up to 6 months after the wedding date.
See above. The team has always been very kind and really spoiled us. We were always well informed. Really exceptional cuisine. Translation (IT): GoogleTranslate
We gave the maximum evaluation because the holiday was really beautiful. The captain is an excellent person, the crew, especially the boys, courteous, efficient and extremely available. There are canoes, SUP, snorkelling equipment and fees for diving. Drinks for a fee but at a reasonable price, We were not absolutely satisfied with the food on board.Povero, poorly cooked and always the same flavor. Only two times they served the pasta that looked like glue and still had the taste of other things. Good feedback also for the ground staff. Translation (IT): GoogleTranslate
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