Picture a huge granite mountain—its colors ranging from pure white to pitch black—rising nearly straight up from the sea: That's Mahe.
Dotted with palm and other green trees and surrounded by more than 60 white-sand beaches, Mahe is the largest, most populated island in the chain and the group's economic and political center (90% of Seychellois live on this 17-mi-/27-km-long island). The country's only town, Victoria, is one of the world's smallest capitals. A miniature clocktower marks the t... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2018 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.