Travel to La Digue – Traditional Island Renowned for its Beaches
La Digue is one of the smallest islands of the Seychelles and therefore it is less developed and more exclusive than other islands. The island is renowned for its natural beauty and its world famous beaches. Despite being small enough to explore in a day, it offers the perfect chance for a little rest and relaxation in a truly tropical paradise.
La Digue is named after a French explorers ship. The explorer, Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne visited the Seychelles with his fleet in 1768.
Vanilla production once supported the island’s economy but nowadays its main industry is tourism.
La Digue is an island that has maintained its traditional way of life and so you will see the locals going about their daily lives; fishing and trading at the market. However, you will find a couple of attractions here. These are the island’s museum and the Veuve Nature Reserve where you will see the rare Black Paradise Flycatcher.
The main activity here in La Digue is relaxing on the breathtakingly beautiful beaches, however, you can also enjoy swimming and snorkelling in the crystal clear water where you can see an abundance of colourful marine life. Or perhaps rent a bike to cycle around the small island and see the sights and local life.
Relax on numerous breathtaking beaches such as Anse Source d’Argent which is said to be one of the world’s best beaches due to its pink granite rocks, brilliant white sand and palm studded shores.
You can rent bikes in order to get around the island or simply explore on foot.
- Relax on some of the world’s most famous beaches.
- Witness traditional island life.
- Rent a bike to explore the entire island.