As of this week, 95 per cent of adults in the Seychelles had been given their first Covid jab.
Some 82 per cent have even had their second jab in the country that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chose for their honeymoon.
And with a population of a mere 98,000, the Seychelles seems one of the safest places to go for a taste of sun, sand and getting away from it all.
As of this week, 95 per cent of adults in the Seychelles had been given their first Covid jab. Pictured is the stunning Anse Source D’Argent beach
Plus some heat: the average daily temperature is 26c to 28c.
Tourism is responsible for two-thirds of the country’s economy, and Sherin Francis, head of the Seychelles Tourism Board, is desperate to lure back overseas visitors, saying: ‘British tourists are always in the top five visitors. It’s always a nice time to visit the Seychelles, but it’s even quieter and even nicer now.’
All that will be required is proof of a negative Covid test taken 72 hours before travel and to have completed a Health Travel Authorisation form (at seychelles.govtas.com).
The downside? There are currently no direct flights — British Airways pulled out in December…