Petit Anse (on La Digue)

A large beach for one named petit! This is the sister beach to Grand Anse and can be reached by walking across the rocks from Grand Anse, following the footpath. Swimming here is also as dangerous, but it is a secluded beach for sunbathing or picnicking.

Directions :
From the jetty at La Passe, turn right and follow the main road until you reach the junction opposite the school. Then turn left passing Zerof restaurant on your left. Further ahead turn right and follow the road until you reach Grand Anse beach. From the beach follow the footpath to the left and it will lead to Petit Anse.


Grand Anse (on La Digue)

A picturesque beach with huge waves and surrounded by large granite rocks, the sea is unfortunately not for swimming, and there are signs on the seashore warning of the dangers of swimming here. Although the sea may look inviting there is an extremely strong undertow, so do not be tempted.

Directions :
From the jetty at La Passe, turn right and follow the main road until you reach the junction opposite the school. Turn left and you will pass Zerof restaurant on your left. Further ahead turn right and follow the road until you reach Grand Anse beach.

Anse Severe

Anse Severe is a quiet spot, well suited for sunbathing and swimming. It is the first beach that you will come to along the road if you turn left from the jetty. There are two small hotels along its shore, but the beach is never busy.

Directions : 
From the jetty at La Passe, turn left and follow the main road. You will pass the cemetery on your right and the first beach on the left is Anse Severe.

Anse Source d’Argent

Anse Source d’Argent is reputed to be the most photographed beach in the world. With its soft white sand, clear turquoise water and huge granite boulders sculptured by the elements and time itself, it is not difficult to see why photographers and film makers still love to come here. The sea is sheltered by the reef, and is very calm and shallow, with only sand underfoot which makes it safe for children. Access to the beach via L’Union Estate requires an entrance fee of SCR100 for non-residents.

Directions :
From the jetty at La Passe, turn right and follow the main road until you reach the junction opposite the school. Take the road to your right and follow it until you reach the entrance of L’Union Estate. Then follow the small road ahead until you reach the boat yard. From there take the footpath to your right and it will lead you to Anse Source d’Argent.

Anse Pierrot

When walking along the famous Anse Source d’Argent, continue across the small river until you reach Anse Pierrot. This beach is slightly narrower than Source D’Argent and its rocks are less photogenic, but it has the same shallow warm waters and the advantage of privacy.

Directions :
No trail available, unless clients try to find their own way by climbing over rocks or through bushes. It can also be reached by walking in the water when it is low tide.

Anse Patates
On the northern most tip of La Digue, Anse Patates is close to Patatran Village and borders the longer beach of Anse Gaulettes. Blessed with soft white sand and calm seas, it is well suited for both swimming and snorkelling.

Directions:
From the jetty at La Passe turn left and follow the main road. You will pass Patatran Village hotel on your right and on the opposite side of the road is Anse Patates.

Anse La Reunion

La Digue Island Lodge lies along its shore. Anse la Reunion is an attractive long, curving sun-soaked beach offering fine views of the neighbouring island of Praslin.

Directions:
From the jetty at La Passe, turn right and follow the main road until you reach the junction opposite the school. Turn right and Anse La Reunion extends along the south-west coast up to the point opposite Paradise Flycatcher’s Lodge. The distance from the jetty is approximately 1 km.

Anse Cocos

This pretty bay on the eastern coast of La Digue is only accessible by foot, either by taking a path from Grand Anse or in the other direction from Anse Fourmis. Because of its more sheltered aspect, this beach, unlike its neighbouring bays of Grand and Petit Anse, is safe for swimmers, but there are still some strong currents, so care does need to be taken.

Directions:
From the jetty at La Passe, turn right and follow the main road until you reach the junction opposite the school. Turn left and you will pass Zerof restaurant on your left. Further ahead turn right and follow the road until you reach Grand Anse beach. From the beach follow the footpath to the left and it will lead to Petit Anse then Anse Cocos.

Anse Bonnet Carré

Many visitors to La Digue walk or cycle to the famous Anse Source d’Argent, but few take the trouble to explore further along the coastline.

Anse Bonnet Carré’s reward for those that do; a beach that can only be accessed by foot and so, is often deserted. It has the same white sand as its famous neighbour, with fewer rocks and the same shallow warm waters, more suitable for a relaxing wallow than an energetic swim.

Directions :
No trail is available, unless clients try to find their own way by climbing over rocks or through bushes. It can also be done by walking in the water when it is low tide.

Azzurra Pro-Dive Centre

If you wish to discover underwater La Digue and its neighbouring islands, this is the place to come! Our certified Padi instructors will introduce you to the wonderful underwater environment that our island has to offer: enjoy the breathtaking granitic slopes, experience the thrill of diving among a school of reef sharks, discover the thriving underwater life in all its shapes, sizes and incredible colours!
www.ladigue.sc

Horse Riding (at L’Union Estate)

If you want to enjoy horse riding in the sun in paradise, then the place to be is at L’Union Estate on the enchanting island of La Digue. You can either ride inside the large fenced area of the estate or along Anse Source d’Argent, one of the most photographed beaches in the world.

Lone Wolf Charters

Lone Wolf Charters operates excursions from La Digue aboard an 8-metre twin-engine catamaran with capacity for 20 persons, with a canopy for shade from the sun. All excursions include snorkelling, fishing and barbeques on the unique and unspoiled islands neighbouring La Digue. Lone Wolf excursions provide a backdrop to experience the stunning views of Seychelles islands both above and beneath the surface.

lonewolf@seychelles.net

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