Article by Pushpitha Wijesinghe
Seychelles is a lovely tropical island and has many beaches and tropical delights. Christmas at Seychelles is warm and sunny, with an array of beach parties and various cultural aspects being merged into the traditional Christmas style.
The islands of Seychelles, snuggled in a corner of the Indian Ocean and located next to the island of Madagascar, is a beautiful tropical nation. Offering all the delights of an ideally tropical nation, Seychelles is an excellent place to spend the holidays with family and friends.
The nation has vast beaches with soft white sand and warm clear blue waters, which attract hordes of tourists each year. If you are looking for a warm tropical location to spend Christmas with the family and engage in fun and frolic, then head on down to this region and have a hot and sunny Christmas.
Christmas in Seychelles is celebrated on an extremely grand scale, with folks really getting into the Christmas spirit. The temperature during the months of November average at about 30C, making it ideal for any outdoor activity and ample fun in the sun. The people of the nation celebrate Christmas a bit differently than usual; for example, they would decorate their surroundings with all the typical Christmas symbols and lights as well as handmade crafts which are significant to the culture of the islands. Basically it is the stereotypical Christmas with a dash of the nation’s identity.
Another major aspect of Christmas in these paradise islands is the fun beach parties, which are organized regularly and are a hit among the tourists who visit the islands. With restaurants and bars serving Christmas dishes prepared the Seychelles way, it truly can be a wonderful experience. The beaches and ocean surrounding the islands are also excellent for fun-filled and adrenaline pumping activities such as diving, snorkelling, windsurfing.
Many tourists spend the 25th of December witnessing some of the most beautiful sights of the nation such as Valle de Mai; with its beautiful naturally grown coco palms, the Aldabra; which is a 22km long, magnificent coral reef, and the Anse Lazio beach which is a blissful white sandy beach with the clearest waters in the islands. The region is also great for shopping during the Christmas season due to the many discount sales and offers at its many malls. All in all, Christmas in these paradise islands can be extremely fun and will be a memorable tropical experience for the entire family.
An excellent hotel to spend your Christmas in Seychelles would be the Raffles Praslin Seychelles, a premier luxury Seychelles hotel. Carrying on the glorious legend and fame of the Raffles chain of hotels, the Raffles Praslin Seychelles offers the best in comfort and luxury. With 86 villas and suites ranging from classy Hillside Villas to the grand Raffles Oceanview Villa Suite, the Raffles Praslin Seychelles also offers the best in facilities such as the Raffles Spa, exquisite restaurants and relaxing leisure activities. It is also closely located to some of the best tourist attractions such as the Valle de Mai and Anse Takamaka, making it an excellent Praslin hotel.
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Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry.