PRASLIN: Island of the   

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  • Casinos:
    The Casino des Iles, is situated at Côte d'Or and is open from 20 h for roulette and black- jack amateurs.
  • Night Life:
    Disco-spots: dances are organised at the Paradise Sun at Côte D'Or - La Réserve at Anse Petite Cour - Berjaya Praslin Beach at Côte d'Or - La Maison des Palmes at Grand 'Anse Praslin. The Jungle at Grand Anse - Bife typical creole atmosphere and the latest new and modern "THE DOME" Discotheque.
    You will find bicycle hire at Anse Volbert and Grand Anse in Praslin: Côte d'Or Bicycle, tel.23271 - Sun Bike Grand Anse tel:233033- Mr James Collie, Amitié - Mr Jules Radegonde Baie Ste Anne - Mrs Christel Rose Baie Ste Anne.
  • BOAT EXCURSIONS: Trips can be booked through all hotels and travel agencies.
    The prices shwn are approximate. Daily Excursions:

    Saint Pierre Island for snorkelling and swimming. From 9h00 to 4.00 pm COST: 70 Rupees.
    Curieuse Island, to visit the giant tortoise reserve.From 9h00 to 4.00pm. Cost:125 RS.
    La Digue trip round the island on a minibus with lunch. Departure 9H30 am to 5H30 pm. Cost:280 RS.
    Two Ferries, Silhouette (60 seats) and Lady Mary (30 seats carry out a daily return service between Praslin and La Digue.
    Only a limited number of cars are for hire on Praslin: therefore it is advisable to book well in advance, especially during the high season (December to February and August to October). All island hotels are able to book a car for you.  
  • Tourist Office:
    at Amitié Airport - Tel : 373 136
  • Banks:
    There is one bank at Baie St Anne and 3 in the region of Grand Anse, operating from Monday to Friday between 09h and 12h and from 13h to 15h. On Saturdays the banks are opened between 09h and 11h.
    Banque Française Commerciale à Grand Anse tel:233940 - Côte D'or tel:232605 - Barclays Bank Grand'Anse tel:233344 - Baie Ste Anne tel:232218.  
  • Health:
    • Grand Anse Clinic - Tel: 233 414
    • Baie Ste-Anne Hospital - Tel: 233 33
  • Petrol Station:
    2 Service stations operate between 6h and 18h, one at Grand Anse tel:233240 and the other at Baie Sainte Anne. tel: 232076