Turquoise waters and soft white sands make the Seychelles home to some of the best beaches in the world. Come face-to-face with hawksbill turtles and bottlenose dolphins, snorkeling in Sainte Anne Marine National Park. Brush up on your French, speaking with the friendly locals as you dine on delectable Creole dishes.
Gateway city: Mahe (Victoria)
Best time to travel: Year round
Highlights: Mahe, Praslin, La Digue, Sainte Anne Marine National Park