Beach "Anse l'Amour"

Mahé
Anse l'Amour, Mahé
Coral reef
Swimming
Snorkeling
Shade
Photo-friendly

Highlights:

The mixture of rocks, trees, sand, and the beautiful views of the nearby island and beaches make Anse l’Amour a picturesque, secluded bay on the west coast of Mahé.

Facts:

  • 100m x 20m - often empty
  • Shallow water - seaweed may be present from June to September
  • The beach can disappear at high tide - calm waves
  • Calm, secluded cove in the west of Mahé
  • Offers beautiful views and good snorkelling conditions

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At a Glance:

  • Small, secluded bay in the west of Mahé, about 300m from Port Launay.
  • Offers beautiful views of some offshore islands and rocky formations.
  • Plentiful shade ensures protection from the sun.
  • The beach can disappear at high tide, so time your visit correctly!
  • The road that leads to the beach is very narrow, so coming by car can be tricky.

Description:

Anse l’Amour is an oft-overlooked beach in the west of Mahé, around 300m along the coast from the more well-known region of Port Launay. This beautiful secluded bay benefits from coral reef protection and plenty of shade, and is sheltered from the busier parts of the island thanks to its location. This ensures that the beach is almost always empty, with very few visitors, making it perfect for couples looking for a quiet spot for a picnic or to enjoy some snorkelling. Getting to the beach can be tricky, as the main road passes this small bay by. There is a small road that leads to the beach, but no designated parking. Besides, the road to Anse l’Amour is very narrow, barely more than one car wide, and with few passing points for vehicles. Therefore, coming by car is possible, but not to be recommended. It is easier to get to Anse l’Amour on foot. At the beach, visitors will see beautiful trees and rocky formations, golden sand, and gorgeous views of the nearby island of Conception, as well as Port Launay North Beach. The water here is also protected from the open ocean by a coral reef, ensuring excellent swimming and snorkelling conditions, as well as shallow, calm ocean waters. There are certainly more famous beaches than Anse l’Amour, but anyone looking for a quiet, secluded cove will be pleasantly surprised by this little bay on Mahé. Getting there might be a slight problem, especially with a car, but that does not mean that it isn’t worth the effort. Besides, Anse l’Amour is just 300m or so from Port Launay, so it’s easy to get here on-foot if you wish.

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Nearby accommodation:

Marie-Laure Suites

Small Hotel · Mahé · Bel Ombre
3.7 of 5 3 Reviews
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Distance: 4.22 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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Distance: 4.95 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 1704 Reviews
Distance: 4.79 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: 4.19 km
Rooms: 7
Pers.: 1 - 6
Beach: 200 m
Apartment
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: 4.07 km
Rooms: 7
Pers.: 2 - 4
Beach: 200 m
One-Bedroom Studio
For 2 people / night
€ 160
Service: B

Villas de Jardin

Villa · Mahé · Port Glaud
5.0 of 5 303 Reviews
Distance: 2.50 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
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Distance: 5.06 km
Rooms: 327
Pers.: 1 - 2
Beach: 30 m
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For 2 people / night
€ 133 - € 251
Service: B&B

Fisherman's Cove Resort

Hotel · Mahé · Beau Vallon
4.0 of 5 1402 Reviews
Distance: 4.62 km
Rooms: 66
Pers.: 2 - 4
Beach: 10 m
Superior Room
For 2 people / night
€ 255 - € 910
Service: B&B

Row's Villa

Apartment · Mahé · Beau Vallon
4.3 of 5 46 Reviews
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Distance: 5.03 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: 3.83 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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