A large number of reefs within the inner granitic islands of the archipelago of Seychelles could be entirely lost, unless concerted action is taken soon to control crown of thorns, warns Dr. Udo Englhardt, the expert on on the management of crown of thorns in a...
Anse Nord d’Est is a collection of smaller beaches in the north-east of the Seychelles’ largest island, Mahé. The beach is renowned for its pristine white sand, crystal clear turquoise waters and lush green vegetation that stretches along the shoreline.
This long stretch of coast is different from other beaches in Mahé. This beach has higher, choppier waves, suitable for experienced swimmers only. The area is excellent for surfing precisely because of these same waves.
This two-kilometer stretch is really a collection of smaller bays, and each is slightly different from the other. Therefore, anyone looking for a lot of variety in the same place will find Anse Nord d’Est to be a great addition to their Seychelles holiday.
North East Point Beach Coastal erosion
North East Point beach nourishment project is the first of its kind to be undertaken here, to protect the beach from coastal erosion. Some 923 tons of sand has already been filled in the 360-metre stretch of beach just opposite the Kreolfleurage Parfums. The pilot project falls under Seychelles’ cooperation with the Japanese government and it is being funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica).
North East Point Beach Activities
Punto Nord Est provides plenty of activities to enjoy such as swimming, snorkeling, kayaking and fishing.
North East Point Beach Access
This stretch of coast is about a 10-minute drive from Victoria There are some areas of parking at the roadside, so you can arrive here by hired car. There is also a bus stop near to the beach, ensuring that even those without a rental car can enjoy this area of the Seychelles’ largest island.
North East Point Beach Facilities
Opposite the beach there is KreolFleurage Perfumes where fragrances are produced on the basis of essential oils from the produces from the region.
North East Point Beach Accommodation
Le Bonheur Villa
Le Bonheur Villa, rated 3 star, is located 1 minute walk from the beach. Featuring free WiFi, a year-round outdoor pool and a barbecue, Le Bonheur Villa offers accommodation in Victoria. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site.
Certain rooms include views of the sea or pool. Extras include free toiletries and a hair dryer. A flat-screen TV is provided.
The villa offers creole and international dishes.The Chef will discuss with you individual needs with recommendations.
Villa Koket is just 20 m from the beach in North East Point. It offers modern self-catering apartments. Each air-conditioned apartment includes an open-plan lounge area with cable TV and a kitchen with stove, microwave and fridge. The private bathroom comes with a shower. The villa also offers a breakfast service that can be booked on-site.Other Accommodations
Augueste Holiday Recidence and Phoenix Self Catering Luxury Apartments are two other accommodation facilities nearby. There are homes and houses also available for short stay.
There are some shops for your basic needs. As Mahe is a small island you can try numerous restaurants couple of kilometers away, offering local seafood dishes and other international cuisine.