TRAVEL TO NOSY
Travel to the Island of Madagascar and be one of the few to explore
this new & exciting mystical island.
Sakatia Island (Orchid Island), a small lush island, a short
boat trip from the main island offering excellent snorkeling,
diving and moderate hiking. Sakatia Lodge offers full scuba
diving equipment plus nitrox for those serious divers who
wish to dive longer.
the most popular of these, are Nosy Komba & Nosy Tanikely
in the south, a full day excursion to these two islands
is recommended. On Nosy Komba see the village culture where
man and lemurs live in harmony with one another. Discover
fascinating Madagascar wildlife, fauna and flora including
Lemurs, Chameleons and Boa Constrictors.
Lemur sanctuary allows you to get up close and personal
with these endearing little animals. Nosy Tanikely, a marine
reserve offering world-class snorkeling right off the beach
and scuba diving. Snorkeling equipment may be hired at the
beach. A sumptuous sea food lunch & refreshments are
served on the beach
(subject to current conditions) under
the trees while being observed by the local Lemur population,
making for an excellent day excursion.
out lie the smaller private island of Nosy Iranja and Nosy
Mitsio (Tsarabanjina) distances require overnights stays.
These islands offer a more upmarket & personalised accommodation.
offer an idea of Nosy Be Island, hotels and costs.
5* Constance Tsarabanjina
An Up Market Private
Tropical Island holiday destination
This will be your
dream, now coming true.
A truly amazing laid back, bare foot 5* private little
island atmosphere surrounded by the warm turquoise water
and personal 5* pampered service. Exquisite beaches
with ribbons of white sand, tropical fauna and flora with
some of the world's rarest species, a crystal clear lagoon largely
unexploited in an unspoilt Madagascan sanctuary.
Tsarabanjina is infused with a warm Malagasy feel and
offers ecologically designed villas spread along unspoilt beaches;
be prepared for a Robinson Crusoe escape Constance style!
Be among the first to seek out the hidden depths and gems
of the unspoilt virgin Reefs.
Feast on fresh seafood and Malagasy specialities in a sandy
floored restaurant. Relax in your hammock, swaying
in the breeze, as you contemplate your dreams, while being
mesmerised by the colourful views across the endless ocean.
Guests can relax on the beach or enjoy exploring walks
along the lovely long soft white beaches. Water sports facilities
for diving and snorkelling are also available on site.
Various excursions & activities are provided for guests,
and there is free WiFi access in the bar areas.
A unique get away
Anjiamarango here I come, “stop the world,
Beach Resort is located on the North Eastern side of Nosy
Be Island, on the western shores of Befotaka Bay offering
some amazing tropical sunsets. (see above map)
The Bay is sheltered and offers swimming at both high and
private sandy beach, Anjiamarango Beach Resort offers rooms
with a terrace and panoramic sea views. The resort also has
an outdoor pool, a restaurant and bar, and an open-air guest
Guests can relax
on the beach or by the pool, enjoy exercising walks along
the lovely long soft beach. Water sports facilities for diving
and snorkelling are also available on site. Various excursions
& activities as well evening entertainment is provided
for guests, and there is free WiFi access in public areas.
air-conditioned rooms come with a thatched roof and wooden
floors. Other amenities include a minibar and safety deposit
box. The private en-suite bathroom is equipped with
a hairdryer and free toiletries.
The bedroom also have a veranda,
an ideal spot to relax and enjoy the ocean-view. Made with
local materials, the chalets are
very comfort yet leave you
total immersion in the surrounding nature.
get away for those wishing to get away from the crowded
beaches and irritating 'beach boys', and yet only a
short 25 minute drive from Fascene Airport.
Nosy Be Hotel
in two hectares of stunning tropical gardens
Be Hotel is located on the west coast of Nosy Be Island
35 km from the airport and 10 Kilometres north of the main
town of Hellville. On a vast fine white sandy beach opposite
the small island of Tanga. Set in two hectares of stunning
dinner around the pool at the restaurant “Alta Marea” in
the light of the crimson fading sunset. The Chief's refined
kitchen offers both international and local Madagascar dishes
from fish to steak. Nosy Be Hotel Pool on Nosy Be Island
Nosy Be Hotel Luxury Room on Nosy Be Island Nosy Be Hotel
garden & pool over looking Nosy Tanga.
43 rooms offer a variety of styles in 3 different categories;
there are 10 double standard rooms (ventilated) with private
terraces and sea views, 23 standard rooms (air-conditioned)
with private terraces and either garden or sea views, 3
Suites and 7 VIP Bungalows, tastefully decorated and all
with mosquito nets.
and facilities at Nosy Be Hotel
Swimming pool, Dive centre (PADI), Board games offered in
the lounge area, Rental of a small catamaran and pedalo.
Several excursions are also offered by the hotel:
Visits to Nosy Komba, Nosy Tanikely, Nosy Sakatia, Nosy
Iranja and Mitsio
- Island tour by 4x4 car
- A quad bike excursion on the island.
- Nosy Be Hotel boutique shop also offers local handicraft,
essential oils, bags and straw hats.
scuba dive lodge on Sakatia Island
Lodge is built on the little island of Nosy Sakatia, situated
2km off the north western side of Nosy Be island. Sakatia
Lodge offers peace and tranquillity, specializes in Snorkelling,
free diving, and scuba diving, offering all equipment as
well as Nitrox enhanced dives. Sakatia Lodge is situated
at the foot of the Sacred Mountain and Nature Reserve, offering
four large bungalows en suite with single or double beds,
veranda and sea view, four nature bungalows facing the gardens
and one larger family bungalow.
offers the typical unspoilt tropical fauna and flora of
this area, only 6.5 km long and 2 km wide at it’s widest
point, it has a population of 300 habitants, no roads only
foot paths, with which one can wonder at leisure and explore
it’s beauty and deserted beaches. The island is fringed
by spectacular coral reef to be enjoyed by snorkellers and
scuba divers alike.
is the perfect quiet tropical island getaway that one normally
only dreams of.
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well-known Nosy Be Hotel
popular hotel with 2 spacious fresh water swimming pools,
4 bars, 1 boutique, a beautiful eastern styled Spa, laundry
service, Baby-sitting service, and internet access. 1 conference
room with equipment and seating for 45 delegates.
hotel is situated in a beautiful garden but does not have
a large beach. As an alternative the management offers free
pirogue excursions to the nearby island of Sakatia where
you may stay on your own private beach as long as you wish.
rooms and suites have bathrooms en-suite, satellite TV,
telephone, hair dryer, overhead fans and air-conditioning.
Air conditioning is optional in the garden and sea view
rooms. Among the 35 standard rooms, 27 can be converted
to a triple room.4 rooms have connecting doors.
total of 40 rooms: 17 garden view rooms (28 m2) with private
terrace, 18 sea view rooms (32 – 42m2) with private terrace,
4 family suites (36m2) which can take two extra beds (4
persons maximum), 2 prestige suites (64m2) with all modern
conveniences such as mini hi-fi, DVD player, Jacuzzi on
balcony, 2 WC, 2 lounges and tea/coffee facilities.
The main restaurant is the Parfume Vanile where breakfast
and dinners are served. Grill de Sol is located near the
second pool overlooking the ocean. Open all day serving
light meals and in the evenings their menu is more lavish
offering delicacies such as lobster, prawn, duck pate etc.
Palm Beach Hotel
Premier Nosy Be Hotel
4* Palm Beach Resort & Spa is located on the western
side of the Island of Nosy Be. The long curved Ambondrona
beach extends for about a Kilometre offering you all the
space one could wish for, enjoy water sports, swim of just
soak up the tropical sunshine. Palm Beach faces westwards
overlooking the ocean, offering absolutely pristine sunsets
for you to admire & capture on camera.
features an outdoor pool, buffet restaurant and a wellness
centre spa. Free WiFi in the hall, reception and bar
All accommodation is set in a picturesque setting of green
tropical gardens and water canals and features. All
rooms are en-suite with some double rooms, large
enough for an extra bed. All rooms are equipped with
a safety deposit box, TV, hairdryer, mini bar and air conditioner.
Elegantly decorated with welcoming sober colours. Each
bungalow has a private Jacuzzi on the veranda.
Massages, sauna, hammam, care centre, hydrotherapy pool
and not to be forgotten a variety of relaxing beauty treatments
for the ladies. Reservations essential. Hotel
residence have free use of the gym.
Excursions & Activities
Various excursions are available by boat to the many and
beautiful islands around Nosy Be, example Nosy Komba the
lemur island and Nosy Tanikely a marine reserve. Quad
bikes are available with or without a guide. Travel
to the highest point being Mont Passat to discover the natural
beauty of Nosy Be. Other activities include
- Kayak, Pedalos, 2 tennis courts , mini football
on grass, basket-ball, bocce, beach volley ball and lastly
but not leased, lots of space for kids.
approximately 30 minutes from Nosy Be airport and
15 minutes from the little
capital town of Hell Ville
Why not take your company!
- Company conferences facilities for up to 60 delegates.
The Palm Beach Hotel Resort & Spa features 63 luxurious
rooms, suites and bungalows, 2 restaurants, a bar lounge,
an ocean view bar, spa and meeting facilities including
NOSY BE ISLAND
Below are a few excursions to make your holiday that much more enjoyable
Fanihy (The lost island):
Nosy Fanihy is situated in the north of Nosy Be. This
is a little uninhabited island with a long sand beach formed by broken
corals. This is great place for snorkelling. You will see a magnitude
of fish and turtles plus stunning coral.
lunch is served on the Andilana Beach on Nosy Be island. Departure
from the hotel at 08h30 and return before 17h00.
Includes: Return transfers from your hotel to the
island, picnic lunch and mineral water, beach blankets.
Tanikely (Marine Reserve) & Nosy Komba (The lemur island):
This excursion offers two islands in one visit. On
Nosy Komba you will find a small lemur sanctuary with brown and black
on the island is the village of Ampangorinana, a simple little village
with the residents selling lovely handicrafts such as small pirogues
made out of ebony or rosewood, clay animals decorated with bits of
crushed shells, embroidered table cloths and good quality linen. For
the more arduous take a hike up the mountain and discover a former
Tanikely is situated 20 minutes south of Hellville (Nosy Be island
harbour) and a short boat ride from Nosy Komba. It is classified as
a marine reserve and offers world-class snorkelling and diving. You
may see turtles in the natural aquarium and a colony of lemurs watching
over you from the lighthouse.
day is spent swimming, snorkelling and relaxing or strolling to the
lighthouse. Sumptuous picnic included. Departure from the hotel at
08h30 and return before 18h00.
Includes: Return transfers from your hotel to Nosy
Komba/Tanikely, picnic lunch and mineral water, beach blankets. Highly
Sakatia (The Orchid Island):
Nosy Sakatia is situated off the northwest coast of
Nosy Be. This island has white beaches and turquoise waters. Transfer
to this little island by a traditional pirogue.
the island visit the small village of Bemoko and enjoy a picnic on
one of the isolated beaches. A guide will take you around the island
and point out the orchids and many birds. Snorkeling in the afternoon.
Departure from the hotel at 09H00 and return in the late afternoon.
Includes: Return transfers from your hotel to Nosy
Sakatia, picnic lunch and mineral water, beach blankets and guide.
Be Island Tour:
Discover Nosy Be Island and its remarkable sites:
The ancient but still functioning sugar refinery of Dzamandzar (opened
- Hellville, the harbour city of Nosy Be with its lively markets and
- The Ylang Ylang distillery selling the perfumes on site.
- The Sacred tree which is still a place of worship.
- The Cascade waterfall set in a stunning setting.
- The Andilana Beach in the north of the island where you will be
treated to roasted crayfish/seafood and many other Nosy Be
from the hotel at 09h00 and return before 18h00.
Include: Car for the day with driver/guide, fuel,
entry fees, picnic lunch and mineral water, beach blankets.
Lokobe is the last primary forest of Nosy Be where
you are able to explore the wildlife and natural history of the north
of Madagascar. Leave the hotel and drive to the town of Ambatozavavy
(in the south of Nosy Be) and then embark onto a traditional pirogue.
One hour of paddling to the town of Ampasipohy established at the
entrance of the Lokobe reserve where you will find the elusive Macaco
lemurs, chameleons and Boa Constrictors.
the end of the visit relax under the trees and have a typical Malagasy
lunch prepared in the local village. Return back to Hellville and
the bus will take you back to the hotel. Departure from the hotel
at 08H30 return before 18h00.