An aura of tranquillity emanates from this granite island. Untouched by the passage of time,
it is reminiscent of how life looked on Seychelles before humans came.
There are no tarred roads, and therefore only a few cars to spoil the pleasant silence.
The most common means of transport are your own legs, the bicycle or the ox cart.
La Digue is considered to be the most unspoiled and traditional island of the Seychelles chain,
and even the local Creole language is a different dialect.
The long and beautiful sand beaches - decorated with enormous granite rocks
and coral reefs - are ideal for long walks, swimming, snorkelling and fishing.
A well-known rum producer put the "Bacardi feeling" into their ads by shooting
them on La Digue, because nothing equivalent of this vision of a deserted tropical island
could be found in the Caribbean. It was on La Digue that Robinson Crusoe
carved the days he was stranded onto on a local tree, and met Friday as he explored the
In the "La Digue Veuve Reserve" one can observe the last group of
black parrots living in their natural environment. Ornithologists estimate that about 100 of these
birds live in a thickly overgrown jungle of palms and takamaka trees on the island.
To fully appreciate the atmosphere of La Digue, we recommend that you
stay at least two or three days!