Anse Royale is a stunning, must-visit bay during your catamaran rental in the Seychelles. It consists of several small sections of beach and is protected by a coral reef in the sea. The water depth, approximately 2 to 3 meters, is perfect for swimming, and the sea is generally calm, providing ideal conditions.
The seabed is covered with fine, powdery sand. Snorkeling enthusiasts will be delighted as there are many colorful fish around the rocks, especially near "Fairyland" up to the small island.
During the period from June to September, when the strong southeast trade winds blow, Anse Royale is an ideal spot for windsurfing and kite-surfing.
In addition to its wonderful waters, the locality of Anse Royale offers various activity options. You will find a few restaurants and various shops along the way.
This beach also has a fascinating history: in 1772, the Seychelles' spice garden was located here. To the south of Anse Royale, you can spot a church next to the beach, adding a picturesque touch to the surroundings. It's no wonder that Anse Royale is one of the most famous and well-known beaches on Mahé.
Anse Royale is quite large and never overcrowded, and the numerous activities make it an attractive place not to be missed for all visitors to Mahé. On weekends, many Seychellois gather here for beach picnics, and on weekdays, you can observe the activity of fishermen