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The Dauban family owned one of the most successful and prosperous plantations in the country, and the mausoleum offers an interesting glimpse at the island's economic and social history.
The architecture of the structure is fascinating as well; the building is a great example of neoclassical architecture, and six massive columns stand guard at the front.
Only boats belonging to the reserve are permitted to land on the island, and all visitors will be required to transfer onto one of these vessels.
The island is open to visitors Monday through Friday, but the island is sometimes closed during the months of May through September because of strong surf that makes it difficult to land a boat.
Giant bumphead parrotfish and giant tortoises can often be seen near Baie Laraie, which is the point of arrival for most visitors.
From here, a stunning trail leads through the mangroves to Anse José, which features an old colonial house that has been transformed into a museum.
The artwork sold here represents a wide variety of different artistic styles, and visitors will find everything from hand-drawn illustrations to intricate fabric art.
The incredible nature isn't limited to the land; the waters surrounding the island boast the most diverse fish population to be found almost anywhere in the Seychelles.
The island is open to visitors during the mornings from Monday through Friday, but closed on weekends and public holidays.
Composed of 115 islands scattered in the Indian Ocean just off the coast of East Africa, the Seychelles are a true tropical paradise.
Only a handful of the islands are inhabited by humans, but most of the others are home to an abundance of seabirds, giant tortoises, and other wildlife.