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Beau Vallon Beach In Seychelles – Time To Build A Sand Castle!

By Krishnamoorthy V - May 22, 2020
Beau Vallon Beach in Seychelles

Beau Vallon Beach in Seychelles is situated 3 Kilometers from the Victoria city on Mahe Island. Stretching over an area of 1.7 Kilometres, it is located on the northwest coast. Although it is one of the most famous beaches in Seychelles, Beau Vallon has an extraordinary low-key atmosphere when compared to other tropical destinations in the world. One can simply chill out with the local fishermen late in the afternoon under the comfortable shade of Takamaka trees or just rejoice at the beautiful sunset. If you plan to get your adventure gears on and do some water sports here, be sure to check out the latest weather conditions before doing so. 

man at beau vallon beach in mahe
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Attractions of Beau Vallon

There are hills in the forest areas and some gorgeous scenery up the coast to north point. It’s a beautiful and scenic drive on a narrow road that kisses the coastal lines. West of Beau Vallon, visitors can trail on the coastal road to Bel Ombre, which has a small fishing harbour unit and reach Denzil which is walkable distance from Anse Major. Grand Anse Beach and Saint Anne Beach are 2 other great options to visit that are just a few kilometres away from the spectacular town of Beau Vallon. Filled with a variety of many other such fun attractions, a journey to Beau Vallon is sure to leave its visitors with a handful of beautiful memories. 

Activities at Beau Vallon

Beau Vallon Beach is one of the most famous beaches in Seychelles for water sports activities and it has great facilities and exciting opportunities for snorkelling, kitesurfing, scuba diving etc. The lovely underwater scenery makes snorkelling or scuba diving a sought after thing to do here. The vast bay creates a chance for surfing, windsurfing, or jet skiing with a great amount of fun factor. To ensure safety there is always one lifeguard available on duty.  The beach is very popular among families with kids and couples as it is very easy to access and peaceful with its shallow waters. Owing to its breathtaking scenery, a wide range of activities and quality infrastructure, it is easily one of the must-visit places in Seychelles. 

surfing at mahe seychelles
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If you would like to wake up to a great view of the ocean every day during your vacation then you can do so by planning your accommodations at one of the luxurious resorts available by the beach. There is also public parking facility available near the beach which always comes handy. 

Festivals and Events at Beau Vallon

Located right at the north-western coast of Mahe, Beau Vallon sees many festivals and gala year on year. Here, one can rejoice at the three-day annual event of Seychelles International Carnival or a week-long event of Semaine de la Francophonie toasting to the french culture, or a three-day event called SUBIOS Underwater Festival that encourages underwater activities. All of these are spectacular events to be at and hence be sure to plan your itinerary during these events to add more spice to your vacation. 

Seychelles international carnival
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If you are a beach lover or someone who likes water sports activities, then pack your swimsuit and head to Beau Vallon beach when you are on your trip to Seychelles. Plan your vacation with Pickyourtrail for the best vacation experience and trip deals. Alternatively, You can check the available packages on the Pickyourtrail Website

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