Anse Lazio in Praslin Island – Seychelles

Praslin is the 2nd biggest island in Seychelles and is actually the top tourist destination in the island nation because of its beautiful beaches.

Anse Lazio in Praslin Island – Seychelles is one such beach that is actually one of the best in these parts of the world and tagged by those who have been here to visit as the best beach in the island of Praslin.


Anse Lazio in Praslin Island – Seychelles is located in the northern section of the island. It is also situated on the northeastern parts of Madagascar, eastern side of Zanzibar and southern section of Socotra.

Getting There

You can fly in to the island of Praslin via the domestic airport located here. There are local flights that you can get from Mahe that will take you to Praslin.

Since the nearest international airport is at Mahe, your best option is to fly in first here and then get a transfer to Praslin. Once in Praslin, you can simply take a bus that will take you to the nearest point to Anse Lazio in Praslin Island – Seychelles.

What to See and Do

Anse Lazio in Praslin Island – Seychelles boasts of soft, powdery sands and crystal blue waters. The waters are in fact so clear that they look like your usual clear swimming pool water.

Snorkeling is a priority among tourists here to get closer looks at some magnificent sea creatures including giant tortoises. There are also beautiful coral reefs to explore.

The lush vegetation that surrounds Anse Lazio gives it its tropical paradise feel.

On occasion, there are huge waves that are perfect for surfers. When the waters are calm, they are perfect for swimming even for the little ones.

There are large granite boulders on each end of the beach which are fun to climb especially for older kids.

Brief History: About Praslin Island

Praslin Island, for a time, served as a hideout for pirates as well as Arab traders some time in the year 1744. It was in this same year that the island was called “Isle de Palmes” by Lazare Picault, a French explorer most famous for his explorations around Seychelles.

In the year 1768, the island was renamed Praslin in honor of César Gabriel de Choiseul, duc de Praslin.


There is no entry fee to gain access to Anse Lazio in Praslin Island – Seychelles. Accommodations around Praslin Island range from US$284 up to US$1,358 per room, per night for hotel accommodations.

Inns and bed and breakfasts cost about US$143 up to US$269 per room, per night.

Other Information

There are two restaurants located in Anse Lazio in Praslin Island – Seychelles, one on each end of the beach. The restaurants serve Creole and international cuisines.