La Digue

La Digue being the fourth largest island in the Seychelles is located to the east of Praslin. It is well known for its relaxed island vibe and touch of local life, home to the most breathtaking scenery composing of its stunning rock formations and iconic white sandy beaches while the ocean laps the shore in turquoise colors. They are not only appealing to tourists but also to the fashion businesses.

Stunning Rock Formations Anse Marron
Anse Marron

The Anse Source D’Argent being the jewel of La Digue was once quoted by National Geographic as the number one most photographed beach. Its shallow waters and granitic formations would leave postcard imprints in your camera hence such opportunity should not be missed on your day out.

Anse Source D’Argent
Granitic Formations Anse Source D’Argent

The l’Union Estate, a former coconut and vanilla plantation is a real insight into La Digue colonial history and an interesting place to visit. Amongst the facilities to visit is the local spice garden, the vanilla plantation and its traditional copra mill with an ox which complements the culture of the island and which offers you the chance to see how copra is made.

The Plantation House
The Vanilla Plantation

The Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher is a rare and forest-dwelling bird endemic to the Seychelles where it is native to the island of La Digue. Males have glossy black plumage with elongated tail feathers, while females are reddish-brown with pale underparts and no long tail feathers. It lives in the Veuve Nature Reserve on La Digue.

The Female Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher
The Male Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher

Getting around exploring and admiring the fauna and flora of the island, one will have to do it by taxi or the most common mode of transportation will be by bike. A day tour to La Digue after having had a lovely creole lunch in a laid back restaurant can be combined with a photographic session at St Pierre, a trip to Curieuse and snorkeling within the Curieuse Marine National Park.