With all the beauty of Seychelles, naturists would not want to be left out in enjoying the sunny beaches and breath-taking sceneries. Unfortunately, you can only go clothing-free in a secluded and private setting to avoid rubbing the authorities the wrong way. Here is all you need to know about naturism in Seychelles.
Legal status of naturism
Nudism is illegal in Seychelles. It is not a suggested destination for naturists and nudists. It is inappropriate to wear a bikini when riding a public bus or when walking around the village.
What are the available options for naturists in Seychelles?
Even though there are no official naturist beaches, and nudism is not tolerated, you will still find solitary beaches for sunbathing or any other nude activity. There are some popular joints for naturism in Seychelles, and so you can spot a number of them.
1. Anse Lazio, on Praslin Island, Seychelles.
This one-kilometre beach is covered in big granite boulders on either end. The white sand is hard and compact. The most appropriate time for nudism is during clear skies and calm seas when the moonlight is clear or on a full moon. There are no buildings on this island except for one restaurant that is allowed to operate during the day.
Getting to Anse Lazio is not easy. From Mahe, you can take a small 14-seater plane to Praslin. From here you can get a car to complete the 5-kilometer distance to the Anse Lazio or just walk. The sunset view reminds is the real paradise lost for naturism.
2. Moyenne Island in Ste Anne Marine National Park
This is a newly found haven for naturists. It is not official.
PS: since the crowds go home early for dinner, you can have the famous beaches to yourself past 5 pm.