Mahé is the largest and most developed of the Seychelles’ islands and was named by the French in honour of the 18th century governor of Mauritius, Mahé de Labourdonnais. The landscape is breathtaking and the island is home to a range of granite peaks including the island’s highest point, Morne Seychellois, which is 905 metres high. Below the mountainous jungle are the pristine, white sand beaches, the granite rocks and the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean.
The typical cuisine of the Seychelles Creole and there are many restaurants on Mahé that offer authentic Creole food. Creole cuisine echoes the grand assortment of people who populate the Seychelles. It features subtleties and nuances of French cooking, the exoticism of Indian dishes and the piquant flavours of the Orient.