La Digue is a fascinating vacation destination for the whole family. You can enjoy snorkeling, diving, fishing activities and more through the Island’s own yacht or by coordinating with the two luxurious La Digue hotels – Felicite Island Lodge and La Digue Island Lodge.
La Digue is the Seychelles’ 4the largest inhabited island. It is located west of Felicite and east of Praslin. It is a popular tourist destination to date for its white sand beaches, particularly Anse Source d’Argent. One of the most fascinating sites to see here is the Veuve Nature Reserve which houses the Black Paradise Flycatcher – a rare species that is only about a hundred in existence. Another attraction is Belle Vue or Eagle’s Nest Mountain – deemed as the tallest peak of La Digue which lies in the heart of the island. These attractions and more continue to attract hundreds of tourists to this charming Island which paved the way for the establishment of both cheap and luxurious La Digue hotels.
La Digue is also very popular for its rich and beautiful landscape. It features unique rock formations, ancient granite rocks and spectacular coves among others. There is also a small church here that will soon celebrate its 1st century. The Lady of our Assumption lies close to the Port and along La Digue Island Lodge’s southern section. Other La Digue hotels are located near coconut and vanilla plantations.
Adventure at its finest is what you can expect from your La Digue vacation. Apart from admiring the white sand beaches and the waters, you can even climb towards the top of Belle Vue for breathtaking views of the entire island. The people of the island are laso noted for their hospitality and warm nature. Although the lifestyle seems slow, you are assured of a relaxing environment either in the comforts of any of the La Digue hotels or in its great outdoors.
When it comes to transportation, there are oxcarts or La Digue’s taxis. Since the use of cars is restricted in this Island, the main method of transport is either through these oxcarts or through the use of bicycles. After a whole day of activities, you can take refuge in the comforts of hotels in La Digue like Felicite Island Lodge and La Digue Island Lodge.
Felicite Island Lodge – This accommodation in La Digue features 2 luxurious two-bedroom bungalows. Included with its full board accommodation is an exclusive tour of the Island or enjoy fishing activities through Skipper – the yacht of the island. Rooms in this lodge are equipped with 2 bathrooms with a shower, a lounge, a large veranda, dining room, kitchen and entertainment facilities. Other activities include tennis and snorkeling and diving.
La Digue Island Lodge – This is one of the most sought after La Digue hotels. It offers 9 individual bungalows as well as a hotel complex right on the beach and in the midst of palm trees. Its lobby has been recently renovated luxuriously. It also has a bar, reception, large pool with bar and a snack bar. Rooms are equipped with telephones, TVs, radios, air conditioning units and terraces. Although the beach fronting the hotel isn’t suitable for swimming, especially in the months from November to May, there are many other beaches nearby you can swim in.
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