This living museum of natural history is a sanctuary for some of the rarest species of flora & fauna on earth. Discover the abundance of these 115 ecotourism islands scattered in the Indian Ocean where the beaches are an undeniably big attraction with their exquisite ribbons of white sand lapped by topaz waters and backed by lush hills and big glacis boulders. Watch birds and giant tortoises in their natural habitat, delve into the living world below the turquoise waters, venture inland on jungle trails or just enjoy the sublime laid-back tempo.
It is located on an idyllic location on the northwest coast of the Praslin Island.
Fly to Mahe International airport followed by a 15 minute sea plane or a 60 minute speedboat ride
Manta Ray island
Best time to visit
October to April is warm and wet while May to September is cool and dry but rather windy cooler. March to April and October to November are normally calm and windless.