A Natural Wonder of the World

A private paradise, Praslin is the second largest island in the 115 island archipelago of Seychelles, in the middle of the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa. It is the ultimate in tranquility and unspoiled, natural beauty, containing one of the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Seychelles - The Vallée de Mai. One glance at the haunting beauty of this remarkable primeval forest, and visitors understand why it was once considered the original site of The Garden of Eden. Whether you come to dive among the more than 800 species of fish in the island waters, marvel at flocks of colorful birds flitting among rare jungle trees, soak up the equatorial sun on silver sands, Praslin will impress as being just about as close to paradise as it is possible to get on earth.