Seychelles Sights

L'Union Estate

  • Industrial Site/Mill/Factory

Published 03/31/2016

Fodor's Review

Visit a traditional copra mill (once used to produce coconut oil from the dried flesh of the nut) at this grand plantation house. Stroll around the outside of the majestic old buildings framed by giant granite boulders, or go horseback riding. The grounds also house a small shipyard where displays (intermittently) show how craftsmen used to build pirogues and fishing boats. The estate is also home to the cemetery of the original settlers of La Digue and provides access to one of the most pristine beaches in Seychelles—the legendary Source d'Argent—among the most photographed beaches on earth.

Sight Information

Address:

La Digue, Inner Islands, Seychelles

Phone:

/423–4240

Sight Details:

  • Rs100 (cash only)
  • Daily 7–5

Published 03/31/2016

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