The Jewel of the Indian Ocean The Seychelles, is located north of Madagascar and 1,000 miles east of Mombassa, Kenya. The isolated archipelago, compromises 115 beautiful islands. The climate is mostly tropical marine, humid; with two main seasons, the Dry cool season, from May to October and the Wet warm season, from November to April. The transition periods of April and October are very hot, with little breeze and calm seas. The Seychelles is under a mean maximum temperature ranging around 29 degrees Celsius and experiences 12 hours of daylight per day.
The nation consists of two distinct collections of islands, some granite and some of coral. The Mahe Group comprises of 40 granite islands, all within a 35 mile radius of the main island of Mahe. These islands are rocky, and most have a narrow coastal strip and a central range of hills rising as high as 3,000 ft. Mahe is the largest island 9,142 sq. Km and is the site of Victoria, the capital.