Beach "Anse Gouvernement"

Praslin
Anse Gouvernement, Praslin
Fishing
Swimming
Snorkeling
WC
Restaurant
Shade
Family-friendly
Parking
Video
Photo-friendly

Highlights:

The close proximity to some of Praslin’s hotels and the wide range of possible activities mean that there is something for everyone at this beach.

Facts:

  • 600m x 5m - not very busy
  • Shallow - seaweed in March
  • Normal tide - small waves
  • Attractive bay on the northern coast of Praslin
  • Good for swimming and snorkelling

Map:

At a Glance:

  • Beautiful curved bay in the north of Praslin, close to the Hotel l’Archipel.
  • With shallow water and small, calm waves, the beach is good for families, couples, and solo travellers alike.
  • Close to some hotels, and also accessible by car.
  • Good facilities, and there are equipment rentals available, including snorkelling, fishing, and sailing.
  • Shade provided by palm trees ensures protection from the tropical sun.

Description:

Anse Gouvernement is a beautiful beach on the northern coast of Praslin, the Seychelles’ second-largest island. With shallow water and small waves, the bay is generally peaceful and calm. There are also not many visitors here, except for in front of the Hotel l’Archipel, which is located right on the beach. This fact makes Anse Gouvernement especially popular amongst guests of this hotel, but in truth there are a number of reasons to come from further afield to enjoy this bay. Thankfully, getting to the beach is quite simple thanks to the nearby road. There is also parking available next to the road and at the hotels, so stopping for a while is no problem at all. The surrounding area, besides some hotels, offers various restaurants, and the Cote d’Or is just a short distance along the coast from Anse Gouvernement. The beach itself offers a wide variety of different activities, so anyone can find something to like about Anse Gouvernement. The water is shallow, making it ideal for swimming and snorkelling, while it is also possible to rent snorkelling equipment, as well as fishing and sailing gear. The sand here is also great for relaxing, either in the sun or under one of the palm trees that line the beach. Finally, there are some great views to be had, including a view of Anse Volbert/the Cote d’Or, just along the coast from this spot. Usually only frequented by guests of the nearby hotels, there are nevertheless a variety of reasons to make a trip to Anse Gouvernement. We recommend obtaining permission from the hotels that are located on the beach if arriving by land, while guests arriving by sea can simply enjoy the beach as soon as they get there, as they will not have to cross any private land to reach the beach.

Nearby restaurants

Nearby accommodation:

Le Duc de Praslin

Hotel · Praslin · South-East
4.5 of 5 1328 Reviews
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Distance: 1.69 km
Rooms: 48
Pers.: 1 - 5
Beach: 100 m
Ocean Room
For 2 people / night
€ 338 - € 550
Service: HB

Hotel L'Archipel

Hotel · Praslin · South-East
4.5 of 5 847 Reviews
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Distance: 0.77 km
Rooms: 32
Pers.: 1 - 4
Beach: 40 m
Superior Room
For 2 people / night
€ 276 - € 464
Service: B&B

Villa Deckenia

Villa · Praslin · South-East
Distance: 0.63 km
Rooms: 1
Pers.: 2 - 10
Beach: 1 m
Villa
For 2 people / night
€ 4,165 - € 5,900
Service: FB

Berjaya Praslin Resort

Hotel · Praslin · North-East
3.5 of 5 1149 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: 1.65 km
Rooms: 64
Pers.: 1 - 2
Beach: 30 m
Standard Room
For 2 people / night
€ 82 - € 164
Service: B&B

Cote d'Or Footprints

Apartment · Praslin · South-East
4.6 of 5 153 Reviews
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Distance: 0.94 km
Rooms: 12
Pers.: 1 - 4
Beach: 10 m
Single Chalet
For 2 people / night
€ 259 - € 323
Service: B

Mille Etoile

Villa · Praslin · South-East
4.8 of 5 18 Reviews
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SeyVillas Flex Option

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Distance: 0.85 km
Rooms: 1
Pers.: 6
Beach: 310 m
Complete Villa
For 6 people / night
€ 310
Service: B

Villa Bananier

Guesthouse · Praslin · South-East
4.0 of 5 240 Reviews
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Distance: 1.76 km
Rooms: 14
Pers.: 1 - 2
Beach: 250 m
Standard Room
For 2 people / night
€ 113
Service: B&B

Acajou Beach Resort

Hotel · Praslin · South-East
4.0 of 5 650 Reviews
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Distance: 0.57 km
Rooms: 58
Pers.: 1 - 4
Beach: 20 m
One-bedroom Self-catering Apartment
For 2 people / night
€ 258 - € 404
Service: B&B

L'Hirondelle

Apartment · Praslin · South-East
4.5 of 5 368 Reviews
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Distance: 1.22 km
Rooms: 11
Pers.: 2 - 4
Beach: 20 m
Garden View Apartment
For 2 people / night
€ 158 - € 160
Service: B

Heliconia Grove

Apartment · Praslin · South-East
5.0 of 5 202 Reviews
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Distance: 0.88 km
Rooms: 8
Pers.: 2 - 6
Beach: 20 m
1-Bedroom Villa
For 2 people / night
€ 203 - € 265
Service: B
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