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Seychelles is made up of 115 islands located in the Indian Ocean off of East Africa. The country is known for its spectacular beaches made of white sand and bright blue waters.
There are lavish resorts and family-run guesthouses that allow visitors to watch sunsets over rolling hills. For those who love wildlife, Seychelles is a gold mind. Travelers will find sea turtles, tropical birds and coral reefs filled with colorful fish and sharks.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Seychelles. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Seychelles: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
Dengue and chikungunya are present in Seychelles. Make sure to have and use repellents and netting, even in urban areas.
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Travelers visiting Seychelles must have a valid passport for duration of their stay. Proof of onward travel is required for entry.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
Seychelles is almost always warm, with temperatures remaining stable throughout the year. The temperature rarely goes below the mid-70’s.
From November to March it is cooler, with north-west trade winds blowing over the country. The temperature is hottest from December to April and wettest from December to February. Additionally, almost all the islands are outside the cyclone belt.
Seychelles is a relatively safe country to visit. Petty crime, such as pick-pocketing or bag-snatching, does occur in crowded places. Travelers should avoid carrying unnecessary valuables with them. Be cautious while traveling and travel with a partner when possible. Additionally, travelers should avoid demonstrations or large gatherings, as they can turn violent.
Both beginners and experienced divers can join diving courses in Seychelles. Certified divers can see shipwrecks, tropical fish manta rays and sharks. Or, they can swim through gullies made of beautiful granite boulders.
For those apprehensive about diving, there are plenty of snorkeling opportunities. These still allow visitors a glimpse into this amazing underwater world.
Make sure to bring these key items iwth you to Seychelles:
When traveling it is very helpful to find out exactly where the U.S. embassy or consulates are located. Keep the address written down in case you have a legal problem, you lose your passport, or you want to report a crime. Be sure to keep a copy of your passport with you in case you lose the original.
While there is no embassy on Seychelles, there is an embassy on Mauritius that serves both nations.
U.S. Embassy Port Louis
4th Floor, Rogers House
John Kennedy Avenue
Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius
Phone: (230) 202-4400
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