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Visit through the Banyan tree resort

This beach at the southwest of Seychelles counts into top 3 on Mahe. This review is for those with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Belgrade, Serbia
An unspoilt and beautiful beach

This is a stunning beach that meets all the stereotypes of an Indian ocean idyll. The Banyan Tree... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Helen B
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Seychelles – Paradise of picture post card beaches & Heaven for honeymooners. All adjectives (such as amazing, awesome, breathtaking, fabulous, fantastic, incredible, impressive, marvelous, magnificent, picturesque, scenic, splendid, stunning, spectacular) will be used by the tourists either for picture post card beaches or for picture...More

11  Thank RajuSalvi
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Reviewed 3 December 2015

This ought to be an exceptional beach but unfortunately the neighbouring expensive hotel does not maintain the beach. Consequently there was litter and much weed causing sand flies to bite if you lay on the sand. Take care and also watch the severe currents in...More

2  Thank Cooltravelling2013
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach at the southwest of Seychelles counts into top 3 on Mahe. This review is for those with a car - pedestrians mind it's not close from the main road with a long downhill (uphill when returning) walk. While approaching it downhill from the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a stunning beach that meets all the stereotypes of an Indian ocean idyll. The Banyan Tree is on the beach offering a good place to go for lunch or a drink.

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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most beatiful seasides and beaches I have ever seen in my life. A must see when in Mahe!

Thank Anastasia P
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Beach with spectacular views and gorgeous sand. You will feel like you are in paradise. Not to missed!

Thank Anteneh K
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Got the bus from Victoria,an hour,s journey, which was great to see the coast and several beaches. We arrived near banyan tree hotel, nice quiet beach,lovely,well worth it. The beach bar of the hotel is open to non guests and you can have a cocktail...More

4  Thank hairybear007
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We went there last August and the sea was very rough. Nonetheless it was a beatiful beach, full of wild life and perfect for a walk as the sun was setting.

Thank Alicia D
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Anse intendance, in spite of the presence of the Banyan tree resort (which stays discreet), stays one of the most beautiful beach of Mahé. On this wonderful South West coast, the beach is easy to join and find. On the last part of the road...More

Thank Gil40100
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The sea here is glowing blue. You can not believe your eyes. It is bit away from city center, but worth the travel. The sea could be little rough here, so don't dare unless you know, how to swim. There are some palm trees and...More

2  Thank Dineshda
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We spent a few minutes clicking pictures at Anse Intedance before moving to the better Anse Royale. The beach was nice long and not very wavy but still we did not go swimming.

2  Thank AyushiChandra
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The blue waters of Anse Intedance are nice to spend some time clicking the pictures but for me it is not a beach which stands ahead of Anse Royale with its aquamarine waters. Plus its very far for those staying on the North side of...More

3  Thank SerendipityIndia
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nikita g
2 September 2018|
Response from DavinB | Reviewed this property |
Definitely In November is good. I am even willing to show u around specially during the week-end, for i work during the week. So feel free. Cheers
25 August 2017|
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Response from Eva M | Reviewed this property |
You can access it easily without any problem. Just bear in mind, that there are no beach facilities around (e.g. showers, toilets, food stalls), so you will have to take everything you need with you.
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Mina S
13 August 2017|
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Response from Eva M | Reviewed this property |
There are no facilities of any kind anywhere near this beach, except for one hotel. You will have to search elsewhere. It is still worth visiting though, because it's beautiful.
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