Start your day with a morning swim at one of the many great beaches in the north before heading to Ma Boulangerie in Beau Vallon for a pastry and a coffee/fresh orange juice. After breakfast head north on the North Coast Road, taking a right after Mike’s Shop and up to Roots Seychelles to create a sun print sarong or one of the many artistic options they can facilitate up there. Ensure you call ahead to book yourself in.
Once you’ve finished producing your work of art, head back down and continue on the road north, stopping off at Ena’s (next to Glacis church) to pick up some take out Creole food and scoot over to either Glacis Beach (next door to the Bliss Hotel), or onto the north coast and Carana Beach. Both beaches provide ample shade and rocks to play in. Check out our Top 10 Best Beaches list for more detail.
Eat lunch and spend the day on the beach before heading back down towards Beau Vallon, stopping off at Sunset Beach Hotel for a reasonably priced juice. If you eat in the restaurant here, you can also have access to the pool. There’s also a great un-sign-posted short hike in Glacis for some spectacular views over Beau Vallon. It’s a short, but steep hike; the name of it is When Ship Comes. You’ll need to ask the locals where to find this hike as well as checking out our upcoming guide to walks in the Seychelles for more details.
Head back into Beau Vallon and visit one of the market restaurants stalls for some reasonably priced and delicious creole food. Remember that the market is in full swing on a Wednesday, but there are some permanent stalls there all week.
If you eat ice-cream you can take a short stroll up to La Dolce Vita, where they also do a pretty good coffee (For the Seychelles), and hit the beach to catch the sunset and Beau Vallon’s big waves (season depending, from December – April).
Pick up a bottle wine from ISPC and head back to your accommodation, put the kids down and kick back with a nice glass of wine and your honey.