Discover La Digue - Dream beaches Seychelles

La Digue has a unique beach for the quality of the setting it offers: Anse Source d'Argent (photo). It is without a doubt one of the beaches the most photographed in the whole world, as the graphic aspect of its huge silver granite blocks, shaped and polished by the weather and ocean, create such an incomparable decor. Fallen rock, gathered as compact masses, frame small beaches where everyone can find what they like, whether when the tide is out, when the lagoon uncovers passageways between the rocks, or when they are soaked in deliciously warm water. But Anse Source d'Argent, beautiful as it is, will not necessarily satisfy real swimmers who will probably prefer the beach of Grande Anse, a sumptuous bay in the south-eastern part of the island, where magnificent jade rollers will drag them into a terrific water farandole (photo). Beware however, this beach can turn out to be quite dangerous in winter (South-East trade winds) and is not recommended during that season except when the weather is clear.

  • La Digue , Dream beaches , Anse Source d'Argent on La Digue , Seychelles
    Anse Source d'Argent on La Digue

    This beach, with its pink granite rocks, is the only one of its kind in the world.

    © STB
  • La Digue , Dream beaches , One of the world's most photographed beaches , Seychelles
    One of the world's most photographed beaches

    This legendary beach is on L'Union Estate, and entry is charged at around £3.50.

    © Iakov Kalinin / 123RF
  • La Digue , Dream beaches , Impressive pink granite rocks , Seychelles
    Impressive pink granite rocks

    The impressive sight of these enormous silvery granite rocks, which have been shaped and smoothed by the ocean over time, makes for a unique setting.

    © STB
  • La Digue , Dream beaches , L'Union Estate , Seychelles
    L'Union Estate

    Besides the Anse Source d'Argent beach, the site has an enclosure of giant tortoises, a traditional old cemetery, and a vanilla plantation.

    © Iakov Kalinin / 123RF
  • La Digue , Dream beaches , A beach unsuited to bathing , Seychelles
    A beach unsuited to bathing

    Beautiful though it may be, Anse Source d'Argent beach is not exactly the most ideal when it comes to bathing.

    © STB
  • La Digue , Dream beaches , A boating paradise , Seychelles
    A boating paradise

    Little beaches set among dense rocky outcrops offer something for everyone.

    © I. Lubinetsky / EASYVOYAGE
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