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Written by Amirthavarshini on May 26, 2020 Share on

Fregate Island- The Unique Planet

One day, Lucy finds a wardrobe that transports her to a magical world of Narnia. Its time to recreate the movie! Fregate Island is one such Magical and unique planet. It is a tiny little world in itself. The Island is located at the easternmost part of the Seychelles Granitic Inner Island in the Indian ocean. It is a distance of 55 km from the capital city of Mahe. Disappear in this beautiful world surrounded by sapphire seas. This paradise island, with bursting wildlife, invites travellers to immerse their body and mind in natures’ beauty. Fregate Island- The Unique Planet is a must-visit place when you are in Seychelles.

Sapphire blue seas of Fregate Island
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What makes Fregate Island Unique?

Most of the natural resources that belonged to Fregate Island was robbed by the 200 years of colonial-era plantation practices. Extensive restoration projects are taking place at the moment in order to bring back the glow of this island. However, this place is still a natural marvel with lots of assets that will easily captivate our hearts. Enjoy your valuable time in this private Island. It is one of the most secluded and hideout places you will ever discover.  

This Island has 16 private villas amidst three square kilometres of pristine nature. Each villa is better than the other in its own way. All these are designed for enjoying the carefree luxury in harmony. The precious environment with spectacular scenery in lush foliage and infinity pools adds beauty to your stay. Spend a weekend or more within the abundant lushness of the island, right in the middle of this tropical place. 

Go in search of some mystery boxes as this place acted as a hideout for the loots of pirates. Anse Victorin is the major beach of Fregate Island. This beach has won the World’s Best Beach award multiple times. Six more beaches sum up this gorgeous Island. All the beaches adorned by warm white sands and shimmering blue water lined up with the most exotic collection of tropical plants in the background. Go on a slow-walking race with the Hawksbill Turtles, Green turtles and Aldabra Giant Tortoises.

How to reach Fregate Island?

Tranfer by Helicopter

One can get transferred to the Island by the Eurocopter EC120 and EC145 operated by Zil Air. The approximate flying time is just 15 minutes. The Eurocopter only operate during the day time. 

Private villa with helicopter
Image credits: Google Images

Transfer by Boat

One can also use boat services from Frigate Island. It takes approximately 1.5 hours to reach which is subject to weather on the day of transfer and the boat can hold a maximum of 12 passengers. 

Facts about the Fregate Island

  • Exclusive whole Island renting is available.
  • There are infinite romantic Dining Venues on the Island. Innovative cuisine inspired by exotic fruits & vegetables grown in their own plantation is served.
  • A natural outdoor playground for children is available.
  • A charming, historic chapel is available for your most special celebration.
  • The Island works on rehabilitation of indigenous flora with thousands of trees planted every year.
  • It is a Sanctuary to hundred thousands of Tropical Birds, and 3,000 free-roaming Giant Aldabra Tortoises.
  • It is Safeguarding the nests of hundreds of endangered Hawksbill Turtles and has saved the “Seychelles Magpie Robin” from extinction.

Escape into this gateway filled with pirate stories, luxury villas, scintillating beaches, endless natural beauty. Experience adventure activities like snorkelling, diving and exploring age-old forests. Trip through the shaded path of the pristine seas, lapping the bamboo beach and inhale nature’s wild beauty. Head to the Pickyourtrail website and start planning your trip to Seychelles right away. 

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