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Anse Intendance, Seychelles – the perfect tropical getaway

Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 island – is a paradise for honeymooners, luxury resorts and adventure seekers. Seychelles is truly the best place for an amazing Beach Holiday. Honestly picking one beach in Seychelles is very hard, there are plenty to choose from. But if you are looking for the most unspoilt and less crowded beach – then may your way to Anse Intendance, Mahe. Read on to know more about the Anse Intendance in Seychelles.

Anse Intendance

The Anse Intendance is spread across the southern part of the Mahe Island. With white powdery sand and turquoise blue waters with huge densely-vegetated mountains in the background, this Anse Intendance beach is an ideal place for surfing. Corals aren’t present here and so, the water is very deep. Swimming here is highly not suggested, unless or until you have an experience of swimming against huge waves. Swimming is strictly prohibited for new swimmers and kids. It can turn dangerous.

anse intendance beach
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Unlike any other beach in Seychelles, Anse Intendance is not suited for swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving. However, it is the best place for sunbathing. The big waves are fun to watch and enjoy. The locals often enjoy surfing. The big waves serve as really a great condition for surfing and bodyboards. The coastline is bordered with coconut trees, thereby giving you good shade to escape from the heat. At the same time beware from dropping coconuts.

If you are visiting Anse Intendance, you are sure to feel the beach pretty much for yourself, similar to having a private beach party. If you ever wanted to host a beach party with your partner or with your friends, then don’t forget to add this stunning beach to your itinerary. You can see a few locals surfing only at weekends. During weekdays, the beach is usually free. There is a small beach bar on the beach, where you will find a few snacks and cold drinks to keep you hydrated through the day.  

Anse Intendance Beach Bar
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Though this beach is not a great place to swim, the view it offers is stunning for a perfect romantic picnic, one great place to enjoy the sunset. It is also known for being the Wild beach in Seychelles.

sunset at anse Intendanace
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  1. This beach isn’t kid-friendly. If you are travelling with a kid, do not enter the waters. The waters are deep and it would be difficult for you to manage your kid along with yourself.
  2. The waves can reach fearsome heights, especially during south-east trade winds. Plan your trip with keeping the season in mind. 

Visit Anse Intendance and witness its beauty, the beauty that is often seen only on travel magazines. Hope this article was helpful. Visit to know more about places to visit in Seychelles. Seychelles is a beautiful place to travel and it filled so many amazing things to do and places to visit. Start planning your very own vacation and don’t forget to check out the amazing packages available for your trip to Seychelles.

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