The resort is only 20 minutes from Mahé, where guests can easily explore the local area and take part in a range of activities. Praslin’s five-star Octopus Diving Centre is a must for underwater enthusiasts and at the Victoria Amusement Centre, all ages are catered to with slot machines and games. Take in the cultural sights at the Arul Mihu Navasakthi Vinayagar Temple, or visit the Bicentennial Monument with its three eye-catching pairs of white-stone wings. The nine-hole golf course makes for a relaxing afternoon and art fans can check out the local studios.
Encapsulating 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, about 1,500 kilometres east of mainland Africa, the Seychelles is an idyllic getaway that offers a uniquely captivating experience. The Seychellois rupee is the local currency and the main languages are French, Creole and English. There are no visa requirements, however a valid passport, onward/return ticket and proof of accommodation are required. JA Enchanted Island Resort is situated on a private island just off the coast of Mahé in the Sainte Anne National Marine Park, a 20-minute transfer from Seychelles International Airport.
With a choice of dazzling beaches, crystal-clear waters, lush greenery and an optimum year-round temperature of 27-30 degrees Celsius, the archipelago nation of Seychelles is famous for its exquisite natural environment and warm, tropical climate. From May to October the southeast trade winds is a relatively dry period. Reaching its peak in July/ August, there is little rainfall and the average temperature is 27 degrees Celsius. The northwest trade winds blow from November to March, when the winds start to change, bringing light, warmer winds and the start of the main rainy season. This period is followed by the calmest, warmest month, which is in April.