Silhouette Island in Seychelles
Relive the legends and the stories at Silhouette Island
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About Silhouette Island in Seychelles
The landscape of Silhouette Island, Seychelles is largely mountainous, with five peaks within a small total area of 20 sq. km. over 500 metres height. Much of Silhouette Island holidays is about hiking and trekking through the naturally rugged landscape in the interior of the island and enjoying the vast sandy Silhouette Island beaches along the shore. The island hides tons of legends and myths dating back to the colonial days – about secret passages, pirate treasures and what not. Without any proper transportation facilities over here except for reaching the hotel, Silhouette Island is perfect for adventurous trails through the tropical forests.
Exploring is literally the best Silhouette Island things to do, other than diving. Lascars and Grande Barbe are ideal diver’s spots, while some of the best hiking trails are from La Passe to Grand Barbe, Anse Mondon and climbing up Mont Dauban, which is the highest peak here. But the moniker of the mountain has a significance; to understand that you will have to know Seychelles Island history. From mid-19th century till 1960 at a stretch, the island of Silhouette was owned by the Dauban family, to whom the island owes much of its developments. It has now been transformed into a restaurant and has a mausoleum inside as the final resting place of many Dauban family members.
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Koushik's 6 days trip to SeychellesIt was really great experience for the trip to Seychelles. Miss Nithika from Dream Travels coordinated well with us. She did really a great job & timely help when we faced the travel restrictions due to Corona. Even at the midnight she attended our call and helped us when needed :-). The only thing disappointment for us was the service from Oasis Restaurant was little bit poor. Where as the service from Hilton in Mahe was excellent.
Karan's 6 days trip to SeychellesWe had a great time , arrangements were really nice and up to the mark .The hotels arranged and pick and drop facilities too were very good.
Manu's 5 days trip to SeychellesWe have booked our tour with holiday box and they helped us with our queries and questions whenever we needed any help specially palak.She is the one who helped us and creole team was also good and supportive.. Only thing which I can find they could have done better is telling on which say what places would be closed so that we could have planned our holiday better. But nevertheless it was good trip planned by palak
Dhruv's 8 days trip to SeychellesOne of the best experience we got. All bookings were done perfectly. I got a problem over there for booking but Ujjwal mam and Vikram Sir they helped me and solved the problem. I think so she was out for her holidays still she helped me. Will surely go with them for my next tour.
Udit's 6 days trip to SeychellesHotels are not as good as mentioned/shown in the pictures. TravelTriangle agent "Shikha Dubey was unresponsive most of the time and she did not have answers to my queries"
Raj's 7 days trip to SeychellesThis was my first trip abroad and gud thing was it was my honeymoon. I enjoyed a lot in maldives and captured gud memories . Hotel services were excellent . Travel agent also supported very well and responded to the queries immediately whenever asked.
Vikas's 7 days trip to SeychellesAmazing Experience. Thank you travel triangle for connecting me to your professional travel agents for planning my trip.
Yogesh's 10 days trip to SeychellesIt was a well managed tour. However, one suggestion would be to coordinate between transfers and hotel check out times. Had to spend some time at lobby for all hotels. Rest all was good. Thanks for arranging all that.
Saketh's 5 days trip to SeychellesThe hotels were shown as 4 star however ended being 3star. One of the hotels ( Bayview residency was really bad )
Aniket's 6 days trip to SeychellesOverall trip is ok type... agent gives you a very tight schedule. 3 star for agent as there is follow up after the payment or there us no briefing call to explain on what all to do when you arrive at airport. But agent gave me a very good hotel as per the price.
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FAQ's of Seychelles
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Creole, English and French are the most widely spoken language in Seychelles. However, given that Silhouette is mostly a handful of hotels; the staffs are well versed in English for the convenience of the tourists.
No, Hilton is the only upscale hotel in Silhouette Island. There are two more resorts – one is La Belle Tortue which is a simple lodge near the pier and another is North Island Resort, an eco-tourism resort where you can stay the night.
There are lush green estates, private pools and beaches, spa services, activities like diving and hiking and different excursions conducted by the hotel for you.
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