In the Indian Ocean, off East Africa, the Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands. It is home to numerous beaches, coral reefs, and nature reserves, as well as rare animals like giant tortoises from Aldabra. Mahé is home to the capital Victoria, a place to explore the other islands. It also has the Morne Seychellois National Park's mountain rainforests and beaches, including Beau Vallon and Anse Takamaka.
Mahe Island's Victoria is cruise port in the Indian Ocean located on Seychelles' largest Island. The scenery features extensive gardens and tall mountains. Tourists are attracted not only by the island's rare plants, but also by the rich heritage of Indian, Chinese, European and African cultures.