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Interesting uses for coconut

We visited this site with a group. We were put into lovely wooden trucks and driven to L’Union... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
Deryn H
Nice location, close to D'Argent beach

Nice and well maintained location, close to the D'argent beach and a vanilla plantage ao you can... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2017
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La Union- La Digue -Seychelles, La Digue Island La Digue, Seychelles
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

When in the Seychelles, it may be a good idea to take a day trip to La Digue. One of the best attractions is the Plantation House National Monument. Part of the L'Union estate, the main attraction is the restored Plantation House which gives one...More

Thank Luc V
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We visited this site with a group. We were put into lovely wooden trucks and driven to L’Union Estate where we were given an insight into past life in a plantation. We were greeted by a huge pile of coconut shells and were shown how...More

Thank Deryn H
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

This is a historical house on the island , would have been great if they restored and put in furniture like what would have been inside the house when it was originally built not kept in good shape and the tour was fast and not...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

Nice and well maintained location, close to the D'argent beach and a vanilla plantage ao you can combine it

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

You can pay 70 euros for a formal tour to visit this dreary vanilla plantation. The Emanuelle house is lacking in atmosphere and furniture, the giant tortoises look as if they are kept in sad conditions, You can walk or take a taxi, just pay...More

Thank Angelika W
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Whilst visiting the Island of La Dique we rented bikes (Rs100 per person) to get along. We rode to the Plantation House National Monument...what an disappointment to find only an empty house (nothing inside...just one lonely photo on the one wall of the Frenchman who...More

Thank MarleenSny
Reviewed March 12, 2017

If La Union invested something in interpretation, either decent signage, explanatory panels or even staff on hand to answer questions this could be an excellent visitor attraction. As it is the visitor is on their own once they have paid their 100 srp at the...More

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Reviewed November 3, 2016

We visited La Digue Island and entered this national reserve (where an entrance fee is needed). I am usually a history-boff and enjoy learning about different nationalities, however when we entered this plantation house, is was only an empty house... We found no information on...More

Thank JanineLiane
Reviewed August 28, 2016

This is a lovely thatch roof and dark wood tropical plantation house. It is set up on a piece of land near the last remaining manual coconut oil mill in the Seychelles. Nearby is an enclosure containing tortoises which is a little sad to see....More

Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We visted as part of a tour . It was in retesting but could have been a shorter tour. There was not that much to see. You got lots of free time at the souvenir stalls on the grounds. It is pretty with an interesting...More

Thank Carol H
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