Sainte Anne Marine National Park comprises 6 islands off the northeast coast of Mahé Island, Seychelles. The islands are known for their beaches, luxury resorts and Creole restaurants. Offshore, dive sites have coral reefs and swaths of seagrass with dolphins and hawksbill turtles. Moyenne Island is home to pirates’ graves and the ruins of early settlers’ homes. Tiny, uninhabited Ile Cachée is a nature reserve.
Be on the safe side and only drink purified or boiled water (try to avoid purchasing bottled water). Also avoid opening your mouth and ingesting water from ponds, lakes and rivers. If something happens to you on your trip, the 24-hour emergency number is 999.
Best time to visit: Though this attraction is a year-round destination, but to enjoy incredible experiences of spotting corals and thrilling water sports, the best time to visit is November through February.