3rd Edition. Bradt Publications. 186 pages. Famed for their "get away from it all" appeal for travellers of all budgets, the Seychelles are also a haven for those interested in natural history. This comprehensive Bradt guide contains a detailed introduction to the island's ecosystem, from coastal life and coral reefs to nature reserves and conservation projects. The authors provide a full range of options for watersports enthusiasts and there is a special section for cruise-ship passengers. ? Fascinating insight into the islands' natural history and ecotourism: atolls, reefs, underwater world ? Updated information on hotels and self-catering accommodation - from the basic to the luxurious ? Everything you need to know about diving, deep-sea fishing and other watersports ? Getting there and getting around, including inter-island links by air or sea.
Lonely Planet Publications. Seychelles, R?union & Mauritius; 4th edition - Joe Bindloss, Sarina Singh, Deanna Swaney & Robert Strauss 336 pages / 22 pages in full color / 45 maps $17.95 Searching for a tropical island paradise, rich in culture, unashamedly friendly and proudly unique? Mauritius, R?union, and the Seychelles have it all. Whether you want to laze on a secluded beach, trek through cirques and volcanoes or snorkel in a peaceful lagoon, this guidebook points the way. $_$_START_LIST ? 45 detailed maps, including R?union hiking maps and remote islands ? expanded information on trekking in R?union, with walking trail maps ? special section on diving and snorkeling in the Indian Ocean ? accommodation options, including mountain g?tes and beach resorts, for every budget ? hundreds of recommendations on where to stay and eat ? lowdown on activities, from diving and deep-sea fishing to colorful festivals and shopping ? comprehensive information on local cultures, architecture and cuisine ? extensive cultural and history background ? handy phrases in French and Cr?ole - $_$_END_LIST Click here to order this Lonely Planet book