Southwest of Mahe in the Seychelles Islands, the snorkeling at Desroches Island is known for the reef of the main beach and its rare marine life. Snorkelers off Desroches Island. Have been known to see oriental sweetlips, lionfish and marong fish.
The Seychelles Islands consist of over 100 islands off the east coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. The main airport is in the capital of Mahe, which can be accessed from Dubai or Doha, Qatar. There are ferry transfers to the islands from Mahe. There is also a 50 minute plane from Mahe to Desroches Island.
Overall, Desroches Island is the 3rd most popular snorkel dive spot of all 3 snorkeling dives in Seychelles.