Beach "Port Launay North Beach"

Mahé
Port Launay North Beach, Mahé
Fishing
Swimming
Snorkeling
Scuba diving
Surfing
WC
Restaurant
Shade
Family-friendly
Parking
Bus stop
Video
Photo-friendly

Highlights:

The numerous different watersport activities, including kayaking, canoeing, sunset cruises, and scuba diving make this beach a unique prospect compared to some of the other Seychelles beaches.

Facts:

  • 415m x 25m - many visitors, mostly from the nearby Constance Ephelia Resort
  • Shallow water that gradually deepens - seaweed from June to September
  • Small waves - calm ocean surface
  • Popular beach in a Marine Park on Mahé
  • Great for a range of activities

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At a Glance:

  • Beautiful sandy beach located in the Port Launay Marine Park, near to the Constance Ephelia Resort.
  • Calm, shallow water means the beach is great for couples and families alike.
  • Easy-access via the nearby road with rental car, taxi, or bus.
  • The restaurants of the nearby resort and some small local shops ensure guests can spend a whole day here if they wish.
  • Extensive rental options ensure there are plenty of chances to try something new, including kayaking, scuba diving, sunset cruises, and fishing trips.
  • Ample shade provides protection from the sun.

Description:

Port Launay Marine Park can be found in the north-west of the Seychelles’ largest island, Mahe. Containing a number of beaches and small offshore islands, the area has plenty to offer in terms of beauty and intrigue. Thankfully, Port Launay (North) doesn’t disappoint, and lives up to this billing with gorgeous scenery, calm, shallow water, and plenty in the way of activities and attractions. The beach is especially popular with guests of the nearby Constance Ephelia Resort, who can easily reach the sand on-foot. However, guests coming from further afield will have no problems getting here thanks to the nearby road. Here, parking spaces and bus stops ensure that arrival by car, taxi, or bus is simple for all. Upon arrival, visitors may be struck at the sheer variety of activities available here. The calm ocean surface lends itself well to swimming and snorkelling, while the numerous rental options mean that visitors can try their hand at surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, scuba diving, fishing, sailing, or even kayaking and canoeing. Such a variety of activities is rare in the Seychelles, making this beach a great option for the more active Seychelles holidaymaker. That’s not to say that you can’t relax here either. The beautiful sandy surface and ample shade ensure that long, laid-back days relaxing in the tropical sunshine are just as rewarding as days spent surfing or scuba-diving. While the vast majority of visitors will likely be guests of the Constance Ephelia Resort, Port Launay (North) offers plenty to those willing to come from further afield. Extensive equipment rentals such as those on offer here are a rarity in the Seychelles, so be sure to make the most of it during your holiday on Mahé!

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Nearby accommodation:

Marie-Laure Suites

Small Hotel · Mahé · Bel Ombre
3.7 of 5 3 Reviews
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This accommodation can be booked with the SeyVillas Flex Option. With this option, your trip can be cancelled up to 31 days before departure free of charge. For any flights booked through SeyVillas, the terms and conditions of the airline apply.

Distance: 4.50 km
Rooms: 17
Pers.: 1 - 6
Beach: 350 m
Double Room
For 2 people / night
€ 110
Service: B&B

B Holiday Apartments

Apartment · Mahé · Bel Ombre
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This accommodation can be booked with the SeyVillas Flex Option. With this option, your trip can be cancelled up to 31 days before departure free of charge. For any flights booked through SeyVillas, the terms and conditions of the airline apply.

Distance: 5.10 km
Rooms: 10
Pers.: 2 - 4
Beach: 350 m
1-Bedroom Apartment
For 2 people / night
€ 128 - € 150
Service: B

STORY Seychelles

Resort · Mahé · Beau Vallon
4.5 of 5 1703 Reviews
Distance: 5.00 km
Rooms: 112
Pers.: 2 - 6
Beach: 5 m
Junior Suite
For 2 people / night
€ 318 - € 1,139
Service: B&B

The Palm Seychelles

Apartment · Mahé · Bel Ombre
4.5 of 5 119 Reviews
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Distance: 4.44 km
Rooms: 7
Pers.: 1 - 6
Beach: 200 m
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For 2 people / night
€ 200 - € 210
Service: B

Bambous River Lodge

Apartment · Mahé · Bel Ombre
5.0 of 5 91 Reviews
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Distance: 4.35 km
Rooms: 7
Pers.: 2 - 4
Beach: 200 m
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For 2 people / night
€ 160
Service: B

Villas de Jardin

Villa · Mahé · Port Glaud
5.0 of 5 303 Reviews
Distance: 1.92 km
Rooms: 7
Pers.: 2 - 4
Beach: 100 m
1 bedroom Villa
For 2 people / night
€ 238 - € 300
Service: B

Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay

Resort · Mahé · Beau Vallon
3.5 of 5 2659 Reviews
SeyVillas Flex Option

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Distance: 5.24 km
Rooms: 327
Pers.: 1 - 2
Beach: 30 m
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For 2 people / night
€ 133 - € 251
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Fisherman's Cove Resort

Hotel · Mahé · Beau Vallon
4.0 of 5 1402 Reviews
Distance: 4.84 km
Rooms: 66
Pers.: 2 - 4
Beach: 10 m
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For 2 people / night
€ 255 - € 910
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Row's Villa

Apartment · Mahé · Beau Vallon
4.3 of 5 46 Reviews
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Distance: 5.16 km
Rooms: 3
Pers.: 2 - 4
Beach: 700 m
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For 2 people / night
€ 70
Service: B

Forest Lodge Guest House

Guesthouse · Mahé · Bel Ombre
4.4 of 5 49 Reviews
SeyVillas Flex Option

This accommodation can be booked with the SeyVillas Flex Option. With this option, your trip can be cancelled up to 31 days before departure free of charge. For any flights booked through SeyVillas, the terms and conditions of the airline apply.

Distance: 4.09 km
Rooms: 5
Pers.: 2 - 4
Beach: 500 m
Studio Twin Beds and Balcony
For 2 people / night
€ 102 - € 110
Service: B
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