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Written by Amirthavarshini on May 21, 2020 Share on

La Digue in Seychelles – Travel to The Seventh Heaven

Every Island you would travel is mostly about sun, sea, and sand. Seychelles, being one of the best honeymoon destinations, has something more and something different for everyone. La Digue Island in Seychelles is one of the famous attractions on the Island. The brimming ocean sparkling with sunshine is a spectacular sight to see. Sail straight into this colourful painting to enjoy the charm of this Island. The beach is full of vivid colours. The turquoise blue water, lush green trees, tan and smooth sand, and most importantly the pink granite rocks.  La Digue, The Seventh Heaven, has the most beautiful beaches and is a must-visit place when you are in Seychelles. 

COCO beach in La DIgue
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History of La Digue Beach

The Diguios island is known for its beauty, history, and culture. It was discovered in the year 1742 by the French navigator Lazare Picault. This beautiful place was left unnamed until the year 1768. La Digue was once ruled by the French people and they constructed a colony on the Island. Take an excursion to this place and explore the French architecture and ruins. Do not miss visiting the ancient monuments and churches that were built during the 17th century. 

Why La Digue?

The beaches here are simply mind-blowing. Grand Anse and Anse Source d’Argent, Anse Cocos, Anse Galettes, Anse Marron, Anse Severe, Anse Patates, Anse La Reunion, Petite Anse, Anse Pierrot, and Anse Grosse Roche are some of the most visited beaches here. These aesthetically beautiful beaches with exotic marine life, picturesque corals will definitely capture your heart. The frequency of cars is not high. So one can take a bike or ox cart to reach the beach. Pedal to the Ile de Cocos for an adventurous snorkelling experience. One can also spot the rare Paradise Flycatcher, a peculiar beautiful blackbird at the Veuve Nature Reserve.

Things to Do

La Digue is a hub for several sports activities to give a rush to your adrenaline. Snorkelling and sea diving tops the list of the adventure activities offered by the place. La Digue’s limitless marine life will tempt you for a jump into the ocean. If you are not a trained swimmer, head to the diving centres near the shore. Treat yourselves with the finest cuisine of the beachside restaurants. One can find all kinds of cuisines to satisfy their taste buds here. 

Open restaurant in La Digue
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Festivals and Events at La Digue

La Digue is a colourful and fun-filled destination. It hosts various events and festivals every month. One can enjoy the Creole Festival in the month of October. This exciting festival lasts for six long days. The Carnaval International de Victoria and Bazar Labrine are other popular events. These activities mainly focus on culture and fun activities. One can also enjoy the SUBIOS Underwater Festival and Independence day on this beautiful Island.

La Digue is a perfect mix of nature, adventure, and food. This Island assures to offer a peaceful vacation for all the travellers. Visit this paradise Island with your loved one and dive deep into this ocean of happiness. Visit the Pickyourtrail website and start planning your trip to Seychelles right away!