I am sure you have heard about the Seychelles, this worldwide famous archipelago has more than one hundred islands, and every single one is worth the visit. Nevertheless, some islands are more frequently visited than others; one of the most visited islands in the Seychelles is the La Digue Island, it is also the third most populated island in Seychelles and the forth largest granitic island (it covers 4 square kilometers). It is definitely the right place for those people who are looking for adventure, relaxation and fun, while enjoying the beauty this amazing island has to offer.
When you arrive at this magnificent place, you will feel like you have been transported to a completely different location. You will be immediately amazed by the diversity of the fauna and flora, by the nature, by the peaceful and pure environment, and especially by the crystalline ocean. In La Digue, you will be completely surrounded by nature, it is the perfect place to relax and get rid of all the stress that you have been accumulating during the years.
La Digue is located in the Indian Ocean; it possesses a tropical climate with temperatures ranging from 27ºC and 31ºC (80.6ºF and 87.8ºF), when the sun goes down and the night takes control of the beautiful sky in La Digue, the temperatures are basically the same. This tropical climate is present during all the year. There are very few cars in this peaceful island; on the other hand, there are ox-carts and even more bicycles that will be the perfect means of transportation for you, as you can explore the island without populating it while you enjoy a slow tour that will allow you to enjoy this beautiful island.
The locals are very friendly, they are always happy when foreigners visit their island. After all, how can they not be happy? They live in the paradise! And you will have the opportunity to taste and enjoy during your vacations. If you are thinking about visiting La Digue, here is a list of some of the activities you can do:
Exploring La Digue: It is not everyday you have the opportunity of visiting a spectacular island like La Digue, so, if you want to know more about it, you can join the excursion groups that will explore the island. There you will know more about the history of La Digue, its background, its facilities (the hospital, hotels, shops, and banks) you will have the opportunity to interact with the locals and so on, and so forth. Okay, some of you may be thinking that excursion groups are boring because you have to be around the guide so you don’t have the freedom to explore the island the way you want, if that is your case, you can simply rent a bicycle or catch an ox-cart and start exploring La Digue the way you want.
Sun Baths: With the tropical climate and the beautiful beaches La Digue has to offer, it is practically impossible to do not lie on the beach and take a sun bath.
Exciting Dives: While some take sun baths, you can enjoy exciting dives and explore the underwater world La Digue hides within its warm, pure and crystal water. You can also take diving classes with certified professionals.
Sailing: Sailing is in fact one of the main activities in this island, there are small enterprises that allow you to rent boats or to travel with them to do some sort of “sea tour”. It is amazing to explore the ocean near the La Digue coast.
There are so many things you can do in La Digue, there are amazing places to visit. It is the perfect place for you to spend your summer, either with a group of friends or your family, or even both. La Digue is a unique place, a true paradise in the Indic Ocean ready to be discovered by you. What are you waiting for? The adventure, relaxation and fun are waiting for you in this great island!