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Thérèse Island


Activities, Natural sights
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swim, snorkelling, scuba diving



Thérèse Island is a small island off the western coast of Mahé in the Seychelles. It has 700 m long white sand beaches, with numerous coconut palms. It has two rocky peaks which resemble a giant's staircase, the tallest, Thérèse Peak, being 164 metres (538 feet) above sea level. There is a reef protecting the south shore of the island. Thérèse Island, along with its sister island Conception Island, is part of Port Glaud district of Mahé, the main island of the Seychelles.

Even though the island is uninhabited, it is frequently visited by tourists and is noted for its water-sports including scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing, sailing, windsurfing and deep sea fishing.

There is a restaurant on the island serving Creole cuisine.

 

Administration

The island belongs to Port Glaud District. The island is for sale

Tourism

Today, the island's main industry is tourism.




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