Visit & Explore
L'Union Estate Park
The Plantation House
The Plantation House is one of the symbols of La Digue island and is one of the oldest examples of French colonial architecture in Seychelles. The house was once the home of a Mauritian family and the building was created using precious wood and covered with palm leaves.
Anse Source d'Argent beach
There is a beach on La Digue that is so beautiful it may well ruin all other beaches for you: Anse Source d’Argent beach. Thousands of tourists come here every year for the breathtaking granite rock formations, some of the most-photographed formations on Earth. The walk to the beach goes trough the L’Union Estate park.
Aldabra giant Tortoise
The Aldabra Giant Tortoise one of the largest tortoises in the world is another popular tourist attraction. The animals are always kept inside L’Union Estate park, in contrast to Curieuse Island, a nearby nature reserve where they can roam free. Since 1974 they have been protected by Seychelles law under the Wild Animals and Birds Protection Act.
Transparent kayak robinson crusoe tour
Directly on Anse Source d’Argent beach at L’union Estate park on La Digue island you can experience an amazing Robinson Crusoe glass kayak tour which takes place in 100% transparent kayaks. The transparent kayaks allow visitors to discover and explore the marine life below while enjoying breathtaking scenic and panoramic views of the coastline and the breathtaking granite rock formations.
things to do in the park
At the southern end of La Digue, you can visit L’Union Estate Park, a former coconut and vanilla plantation that is a real insight into La Digue colonial history. The park has an entrance fee and at the end of the coastal road, behind a footpath, begins this beautiful park/coconut plantation.
visit Anse Source d'Argent beach
At the end of the L'Union Estate, you’ll reach the Anse Source d’Argent beach with its massive granite rocks, pristine blue waters and the white sands. The palms trees and the plush vegetation only adds to the stunning beauty of the beach. The beach landscape makes it one of the most photographed beaches in the world.
Say Hi to The Aldabra Giant Tortoise
In the L'union Estate, you can stop by and say hello to the friendly giant Aldabra Tortoises that are housed in an enclosure. Large tortoises are among the longest-lived animals. Some individual Aldabra giant tortoises are thought to be over 200 years of age, but this is difficult to verify because they tend to outlive their human observers.
Do nice photoshooting
Get stunning honeymoon photos taken at the. most amazing location in Seychelles, Anse Source D'Argent beach. Bring home the best memories taken at one of the world’s premier luxury destinations.
visit the The Traditional Coprah Factory
Here one can follow the different steps in the production of coprah. The husk is removed from the coconut, then the nut is broken open, the white flesh is removed and dried in a huge kiln fired up with wood and coconut husks. The dried white flesh, called coprah is then milled to produce coconut oil. An ox is used to operate the mill. About 35 kg of coprah and 2hrs of milling produces one pail of coconut oil...
Discover The Coconut and the vanilla plantation
Walk through the amazing coconut and vanilla plantations. L'Union Estate will take you back in history to the time when coconut farming was the occupation of the inhabitants of the La Digue island and the main industry as well. In the park there is a small shop where it is possible to buy both dried vanilla and the essence.
visit the plantation house
The plantation house that is the central attraction has a rich history and was built in French colonial style complete with a thatched roof. This magnificent colonial house with its thatched roof was the setting for the film “Goodbye Emmanuelle”.
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