​Safety & Security – Seychelles

Anthony Ham
Expert
By Anthony Ham

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of many Lonely Planet guidebooks, including the guide to the Seychelles.

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of the Lonely Planet guide to the Seychelles.

Anthony is the author of the Lonely Planet guide to the Seychelles.

Travel Alert

Please visit our coronavirus page to stay informed about the latest developments in Seychelles.

Travel Alert

The Seychelles is generally safe to visit in our opinion. As anywhere in the world, travelers should follow basic safety precautions and not leave valuables lying around unattended. Most petty crime occurs in the cities.

Below are tips on staying safe in the Seychelles.

Staying Safe in Cities & Towns

Travelers should always be alert when visiting unfamiliar cities. Get advice from your hotel before heading out and don’t take any unnecessary valuables along. Always take a taxi at nighttime. For more safety tips that apply to African cities in general:

Other Tips on Staying Safe

Please read the pages below regarding malaria and vaccination information for Seychelles and general travel safety precautions.

Governments' Travel Advice

Please use the links below for governments’ travel advice on Seychelles.

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