Are you looking to escape to a tropical paradise on a secluded island? Then the Fregate Island is the perfect destination for you. You can expect nothing but picturesque views of the Indian Ocean, where you can indulge in carefree luxury on this private island in Seychelles. Apart from offering guests utmost privacy, the island also showcases dense tropical vegetation, private beaches, and countless fun-filled activities which will leave you with a travel experience of a lifetime. To make things easier, we’ve made the perfect itinerary which gives you the best way to spend your days on this stunning private island.
Best Way To Reach Fregate Island
By air: If you would like to get a bird’s eye view of the island, then you may prefer taking a 15-minute helicopter flight which lets you admire some of the most stunning views from mid-air before you reach the island.
By sea: For travelers who are looking forward to admiring picturesque views of the Indian Ocean, taking a 90-minute scenic boat ride would be the perfect way to make your way to the island.
Airport Shuttle: If you would like to reach the private island quickly after deboarding your flight, then you may prefer to hitch a 15-minute ride on a private shuttle directly from Seychelles International Airport to Fregate Island.
Best Time To Visit Fregate Island
The best part about visiting Fregate Island in Seychelles is that the climate is pleasant all-year-round compared to other islands around the world. The months of December and January are supposed to be the rainy season, but the island only receives only 1.5mm of rain every year.
Things To Do On Fregate Island
There are many activities to do which will keep you entertained during your visit to Fregate Island which gives any type of traveler the freedom to take advantage of all the bells and whistles of being on a private island. Here are a few activities which you do try out during your visit:
1. Go on nature walks
Nature walks are the perfect way to start your day with the help of a friendly guide who knows all the stunning spots on Fregate Island. You can lose track of time while exploring the flora and fauna on your private nature walk or enjoy watching a colorful sunset from a secluded point on the island.
2. Enjoy deep sea fishing
Fishing enthusiasts can also book a private boat or a yacht and go on deep-sea fishing excursions in the great Indian Ocean. There’s nothing better than casting your line in the water and catching a Mahi-mahi, Yellowfin Tuna or Marlin and experience the joy in deep-sea fishing during your visit to Fregate Island in Seychelles.
3. Indulge in watersports
The island also offers various water sports such as kayaking, sailing, catamaran, and windsurfing for adventure seekers and water sports aficionados. There are also a few motorized water sports such as banana boat tubing and also water skiing excursions, that give adventure junkies the thrill they are looking for. So there is literally no scope of being bored on a private island that offers its guests countless water sports options all-year-round.
4. Do yoga in the great outdoors
Imagine meditating in the lap of nature in the most serene spots on Fregate Island and becoming one with nature. This is one of the best ways you can refresh, reboot and rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit, before getting back to your hectic routine back home.
5. Snorkel and admire the coral reefs
You can also spend time snorkeling amid coral reefs that are filled with an array of rich marine life which includes fantail rays, moray eels, butterflyfish and more. And while you are it, don’t forget to swim in the open water with a few whale sharks that are completely harmless to humans as they only feed on fish.
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6. Enjoy a private dining experience
Apart from the private beaches on the island, secluded spots and privacy, Fregate Island is also known to serve some of the most scrumptious local and international cuisines to its guests. The produce is super fresh as there are many organic gardens which cultivate different types of fruits and vegetables and let’s not forget about the fresh seafood harvested from the surrounding waters of the island. You can also experience dining high up in a tree house, or enjoy a gourmet picnic which you can take along with you during your day out on the water.
7. Board a Sunset Cruise
What a better way to bid adieu to the sun then boarding one of the sunset cruises available on the island. You can enjoy a small snack or a gourmet meal with a glass of fine wine while you are cruising the Indian Ocean. This is also a perfect setting for a romantic date where you can enjoy the company of your loved one while watching the sunset from a private boat.
8. Go mountain biking
If you like adventure then you would definitely enjoy the thrill of going mountain biking down some of the most challenging, but also filled with some of the most beautiful views of the Fregate Island in Seychelles. This is also a great activity to indulge in to stay fit and one of the fastest ways to admire the picturesque landscapes of the island.
9. Get a scuba diving certificate
Amateur divers can also learn the basics of diving or choose from one of the scuba diving certification courses offered at the Professional Association Of Diving Instructors Center, and become a certified scuba diver during your stay at Fregate Island in Seychelles.
10. Spend your day lazing around on a beach
If you just want to just laze around and enjoy the rest of your vacation on the island, then you can spend some time on one of the seven private beaches on the island.
Fregate Island Resorts
There are many amazing resorts on the Fregate Island which are fully equipped with the basic amenities and more to ensure every guest is fully satisfied during their stay. You can always make your bookings online or via phone to ensure your room is ready before your arrival.
Tips To Remember Before Visiting Fregate Island
- Few resorts on Fregate Island only accept payments made either by a bank transfer or in cash. So, remember to carry cash and have your bank details handy to make hassle-free payments.
- Make sure to also pack warm clothing and a set of warm sweatshirts, as it tends to get a bit chilly during the evening hours.
- Carry comfortable walking shoes along with the usual beach slippers.
So don’t wait any longer to revel in the luxury of being on Fregate Island by booking one of the customized holiday packages from TravelTriangle. Experience utmost privacy amidst nature on your joyful escape to Seychelles, and don’t forget to write to us about your memorable experience once you’re back! Got anything to add to this mini-guide? Pop it all in the comments below.
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