The Seychelles is a group of islands off the mainland of East Africa , with a population of under 100000 the islands are best known for the incredible beaches they have to offer. The islands have the smallest capital in the world, Victoria , named after queen Victoria. However the tourism in the Seychelles have boomed in the recent past. Resorts in Seychelles are popular among tourist from all over the world. One that has been highly recommended by past visitors is AVANI Seychelles Barbarons Resort and Spa. The hotel has a perfect blend of contemporary style as well as the rich European style. A perfect place to be on a recliner to enjoy and take in all that Seychelles has to offer.
One of the key attraction in this tropical paradise is the botanical gardens.The Seychelles National Botanical Gardens is over a century old and spans over an area of 2 Hectares. The gardens are located just outside the capital Victoria. The tropical gardens have their own orchid houses where one can find a varying range of colourful blooms out of which some are native to Seychelles. There are a variety of palm trees in the premises and various other tries and plants that attract a large number of visitors daily. There are also large number of fruit bats that come to feed off these trees and another attraction for the children is the tortoises you find in these premises which are as old as 150 years.
Another such attraction if one is interested in the flora is the recently opened Kot Man -Ya Exotic Flower Garden. The gardens was opened as part of the Seychelles eco-tourism initiate and the aim was to bring together the local flower enthusiasts and tourist who love the nature. The garden features a wide variety of tropical flowers in their ever bright colours.
Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.