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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 master, a cook, and two deckhands will take care of your safety on board.
Please note: From November to April 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!
Itinerary for the travel period from May to October:
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 - Cousin
Early morning sail towards Cousin island off the coast of Praslin, for morning visit of this strictly protected nature reserve, famed for its sea bird colonies and also as a sanctuary for Seychelles' rare endemic land birds and other native species. After lunch we sail to Praslin, for an afternoon of diving and water-sports.
Day 4: Cousin - 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! Returning onboard for afternoon opportunities to dive, snorkel or enjoy other water sports.
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 - Curieuse - St Pierre Island - Praslin
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 a barbeque, you will have the opportunity to relax or try our a new watersports. In the afternoon, sail towards the tiny, picturesque granite outcrop of St. Pierre. It is an excellent site for snorkelling and diving. Sail to Anse Lazio, one of the most beautiful beaches of Praslin, and arguably, all of Seychelles - a perfect place for water-sports.beaches.
Day 7: Praslin - Ste Anne Marine National Park - Mahé
After breakfast the vessel begins its sail towards Mahé, anchoring in the Ste Anne Marine National Park with its cluster of lush granite islands for an afternoon of water-sports and diving. Overnight at Ile Seche.
Day 8: Arrival on Mahé at 08.30
*Alternative itinerary for the travel period from November to April:
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 - St. Anne - Ile Seche - Mahé
Day 8: Disembarkation on Mahé at 08.30am
Price includes: Overnight accommodation for the entire cruise, full board meals, afternoon tee/coffee/cake, 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.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults/children (0 - 99 years old) + 1 child (0-11 years old).
Minimum stay: 7 nights
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 or Visa/MasterCard on arrival: €190/adult and €75/child (2-11 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
*All extras onboard are excluding 15% Seychelles Government Tax/VAT except for conservation fee.
*Valid until 04.11.2023
To be pre-booked:
Dive Package (8 dives with instructor): €196 - not including rental equipment.
Please note that the dive package cannot be transferable or refundable.
*Valid until 04.11.2023
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 04.11.2023
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.
- The images of the accommodation serve as a reference and may differ slightly.
Early-Bird Discount - 10% discount for bookings made at least 120 days before the arrivalValid in travel period: 03.11.2021 - 03.11.2023
Honeymoon & Wedding Anniversary Offers
Honeymoon Offer - You save 10%Valid in travel period: 01.11.2021 - 03.11.2023 Does not apply for all room categories*Please note that the Honeymoon Offer is valid for up to 6 months after the wedding date.*Clients need to present their wedding certificate in order to enjoy the discount.*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
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