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Takamaka Rum: Plantation Julep Cocktail

As we’ve mentioned in our previous post “Sundowners: Our Favourite Cocktail Haunts“, Takamaka Rum is a staple here in the Seychelles and is now making waves across the globe.     Made locally at the Trois Freres Distillery in Au Cap (just a short drive from Anse Royale – how dangerously[…]

Gentle Giants: The Aldabra Giant Tortoise

The millions of years that the Seychelles islands remained uninhabited enabled a unique collection of flora and fauna to develop and thrive. There are an estimated 75 endemic plant species currently found in the Seychelles plus an further 25 species estimated to be in the Aldabra atoll – not to mention the huge number of unique land and marine life[…]

Man About Town: A day out in Victoria

No trip to the Seychelles would be complete without a visit to the vibrant, colourful capital of Victoria on the North-Eastern coast of Mahe. The beating heart of the Seychelles, Victoria is centered around the picturesque, bustling “Port Victoria”, home of world-renowned sustainable tuna canning company John West and the Inter Island Quay where[…]

Creole Recipes: La Daube Banane

Lacking inspiration for this weekend’s dinner party? Then why not surprise your guests with a simple, tasty Creole menu? A few weeks ago we posted a fool-proof recipe for “Kari Koko Poul” (chicken coconut curry) which is THE go-to dish for Seychellois families around the world. Simple and easy to prepare, this[…]

Le Nautique La Digue – Construction Update

It’s been an exciting few weeks for the Le Nautique crew as construction is now well and truely underway on our new hotel project “Le Nautique La Digue”. For us as a family it’s the start of an exciting new era and we couldn’t be happier to see where it takes us[…]

Local Music Spotlight: Grace Barbé

Growing up in a Creole household, traditional Seychellois music was always going to be a huge part of our childhood. Tropical rhythms echoed through the house most weekends (as they still do today), and we were brought up on popular local artists such as Sonny Morgan, Patrick Victor, Jean-Marc Volcy and Jocelyn Perreau as well[…]

Our Top Picks: Seychelles Best Beaches

It wouldn’t be a tropical island getaway without a few days kicking back on a secluded white sandy beach, soaking up the sun, sipping coconuts or cocktails under the shade of a palm tree or taking a dip in tranquil aqua blue seas. Seychelles boasts some of the best beaches in the world, each[…]

Fun & Fitness: Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP)

After the deliciousness of last weeks “Kari Koko Poul” recipe, we thought this week we would focus on a bit of fun and fitness to ease the effect of that creamy curry on our waistlines. “Stand Up Paddle Boarding” (SUP) is the latest outdoor fitness craze sweeping the globe and a[…]

Creole Recipes: Kari Koko Poul

Here in Seychelles we love our curries hot and spicy, full of fragrance and flavour and with lashings of coconut milk (or even coconut cream if we’re feeling naughty – sorry waistline). Kari Koko Poul (chicken curry) is by far the island’s favourite dish, available in almost all restaurants and take-aways and the[…]

La Digue: L’Union Estate & Anse Source D’Argent

This week’s blog post takes us to L’Union Estate in La Digue, where you can step back in time and see what island life was really like during times gone by. A must see for anyone visiting the Seychelles (even the locals), this old plantation estate showcases the old ways of the Diguoise people with a[…]