school of yellow snappers by Olivier ROUX via Flickr Creative Commons

  • The sun is intense throughout the year, always wear sun block
  • Most rain falls January through March, the most humid time
  • Consider pre-booking car rental online if staying on Mahé Island
  • Not all beaches are good for swimming so check where your hotel is located ahead of time
  • Obtain Seychelles rupees from local ATMs
  • Avoid buying coco-de-mer nuts on the black market as you need an export certificate to be able to bring it to the states

Contact Numbers

Police: +248-288-000, 999 Emergency: 999 US Consulate: +248-422-5256 British High Commission: +248-428-3666 Victoria Hospital: +248-438-8000 Praslin Hospital: +248-423-2333 La Digue Logan Hospital: +248-423-4255 Seychelles Taxi Operators Association: +248-251-9355

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