HIKING TO THE HILLS OF LE NIOLE/ MARE AUX COCHONS.
This walk requires a certain physical training. You should have a pair of good shoes as the trip is on and off road. We will walk in deep forest of endemic and exotic plants. Le Niole is the foot of the highest peak on Mahe call Morne Seychellois. We will discover the wild vanilla, different palm trees, cinnamon and other spice trees. Sweet water streams runs down the mountain from the top of which open the stunning views of the ocean.
Come to know more about the nut that grows along the tropic and subtropical countries of the world. It is called the tree of life in some countries. Seychelles is no exception. All is in use - from the roots up to the leaves: to build houses, weave baskets, to make drums, oil, animal feed, toys, medicinal extract and also wine. Learn more in our coconut Demo.
Giant Tortoise is found in only few places in the world and in Seychelles they are protected by law. In our very own garden we have 3 that roam. Children get the opportunity to pat and feed them. It is great fun to see this prehistoric giant walks in slow and moves rock weighing over 100kg.
Every day Coral Strand offers different kinds of entertainment and activities, which introduce you with history, culture and traditions of Seychelles.
You can join organized trips to the most popular hiking trails on Mahe Island (Anse Major, Trois Freres, etc.)
You will learn how to weave hats and baskets out of plam leaves, bracelets and necklaces - out of shells; how to deal with coconut - how to choose ripe fruit, how to cut it fast and properly.
Twice a week all our guests are invited to visit our "astronomic observatory" located on the roof of our main building and to observe the starry night sky from there.
Other activities can be arranged prior to arrival and time availability. List of our activities updates regularly. Every time we add something new for our dear guests.
You can play volleyball on the beach or badminton at the lawn on the hotel's territory.