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Shopping In Praslin Island

The island of Praslin doesn’t have swanky shopping malls selling international brands and luxury products. Instead, there are plenty of small retail outlets & hotel stores selling local fabrics, framed prints & paintings, jewellery, handicrafts, souvenirs & curios. Be careful while buying export listed items like textiles, coco de mer (sea coconut), pottery, basketry & shells from local black markets.

Check out few places to shop in Praslin:

Acajou Hotel Gift Shop

The hotel gift shop is full of home décor, gifts, souvenirs, and collection of jewellery. You can also try dinner served at the hotel, known for its buffet featuring Creole and international culinary delicacies.

Black Pearl Ltd

This shop is an excellent place for purchasing souvenirs, unique pearls, exclusive gold, and diamond jewellery. The shop also sells artisanal pendants, earrings, matching rings.

Cap Samy Art Gallery

This picturesque seaside gallery displays the artwork of Sheila Markham, a resident of Seychelles. The artworks and sculptures depict the daily life of local Seychellois people, culture, and traditions. Some of the artworks are up for sell as well.

The island of Praslin doesn’t have swanky shopping malls selling international brands and luxury products. Instead, there are plenty of small retail outlets & ...

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