Each island brings its unique traits. Yet there is something, an essence that is present among the citizens of this particular islands which creates that unique island identity. With a melting pot of cultures, coupled with the hot tropical climate, the results is a warm social atmosphere, infectious to all who set foot on La Digue. Sega, Reggae and Moutia accentuates the music of this island, thrilling your very soul with the pulsating rhythm of the beat, putting you in the mood to comprehend the true meaning of the word “NAPA PROBLEM”( no problem ). Being the third largest inhabited island in terms of population (2,900). It is possible to visit as a day trip from either Mahe or Praslin, but in order to truly soak up the atmosphere and explore, you may want to stay for a few days.
There are very few motorised vehicles on La Digue, bicycles are the way to get around. You can either rent from one of the many bicycles rentals found around the island or simply bring your own. Another interesting mode of transportation on La Digue is the Ox cart services. Ox carts were widely used in Seychelles before the introduction of automobiles and La Digue is the only island in the Seychelles that still uses it today. It Can be rented for short rides or events such as weddings. Passenger carts are usually equipped with awnings for protection against sun and rain, and are often gaily decorated.
|Currency used||Seychelles Ruppee|