Vakona Lodge is located 15 minutes by car from the main entrance to the Perinet Reserve. Accommodation consists of approximately 20bungalows with heaters .mini bar and en suite bathroom with hot water showers. The hotel has an eye-catching lounge / dining area with TV/Video. In the centre is a large fireplace which provides welcome heat in the winter.. There is a small souvenir shop. Board games, snooker table, swimming pool, horse riding and table tennis are available.
A small guesthouse situated in the centre of Antsirabe in a lush garden. Rooms with bathroom ensuite.
The Berenty lodge is situated in the Berenty Reserve, in the spiny desert in southern Madagascar. The lodge consists of spacious wooden chalets with bathroom /showers ensuite. Some have hot water and some have cold water. No price difference. There is only the Berenty Lodge in the Berenty reserve so there is no choice of accommodation. Berenty Lodge has a lovely tea garden where one can sit and observe the lemurs as well as a small museum depicting artifacts and history of the region.
Situated near the Ranomafana park entrance. Comfortable rooms with bathroom ensuite. Restaurant.
Le Relais de la Reine de l’Isalo is perfectly integrated in an oasis of 40 hectares with exceptional panoramic views of the Isalo Massif. (15km from Ranohira). The solid chalets blend into the mountains and landscape and the main complex houses a large, elegantly decorated restaurant, bar and reception area. Solar power is utilised. Excellent departure point for all excursions into the Isalo National Park. All the comforts offered of a modern hotel, swimming pool, tennis, horse riding and excursions into the national park.
Situated approximately 40 km south of Tulear on white sandy beaches close to some fishing villages. Nosy Ve is in front of the hotel which is great for snorkeling as Nosy Ve has some stunning reefs and also for birders with its endemic seabirds. The hotel consists of 30 spacious free standing bungalows approximately 30 m2. All are beautifully decorated according to Zafamiry style and have bathrooms ensuite. There is a small lounge with satellite TV and a small boutique offering Malagasy souvenirs. The restaurant offers outstanding Malagasy Seafood and there is a bar where one can sample Madagascar’s famous rums.
Free activities include mini pirogues, beach volleyball, petanque, table tennis and snorkeling equipment. Payable activities: Diving, deep-sea fishing, sailing and water skiing.
Solara, La Baie de Saint Augustin, Beheloka, Le Lac de Tsimanamptsosa and Ambola Village by 4×4. Nosy Ve Island and Nosy Satrana by boat or pirogue. Whale watching (max 3 hours) in July and September.
A romantic hide-away in a secluded garden setting on the beach. A small, intimate property, Chez Maggie is known by locals and international travelers alike. Each of the 2-storey bungalows has it’s own unique and distinctive style and is air-conditioned. All feature a large lounge area, brightly tiled bathrooms and handpicked artwork. The restaurant known as Masoandro offers delicious seafood provided daily by local fishermen and prepared to perfection by the resident chef. This large semi open air restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a superb meal, and magnificent sunsets over the Mozambique Channel Other facilities & activities: Swimming pool, sailing, picnic lunches, beach activities, 4×4 vehicle for excursions & hire.
Iranja Island is a private luxury island resort situated 1 hour and 15 minutes southwest of Nosy Be Island by speedboat. The setting is stunning white beaches, lush vegetation and coconut palms, Filaos trees and tropical flowers. The bird life is diverse and remarkable and the island is also home to huge Coconut crabs. Nosy Iranja consists of two islands connected by a 1500 m sandbank that is exposed during low tide. The northern (bigger) island, Nosy Iranja Be, is home to a lighthouse and a small village inhabited by the local fishermen.
The southern island, Nosy Iranja, has 23 luxurious chalets privately situated around the island, each with amazing sea views. The island has many attractions and amenities, one of the most notable being that it is an important breeding reserve for hawksbill turtles. There is a full range of watersports available, from sailing to scuba and snorkeling. The perfect beaches provide great walks or the option of simply lazing in the sun! To be able to enjoy the day to its fullest, Nosy Iranja’s time is set one hour ahead of Madagascar time.
All bungalows are finished in natural, Malagasy materials (raffia, Palissandre wood etc). The luxury bungalows all have private verandas with stunning views, lush garden settings, fan, safe, telephone, shower, separate toilets, double basins (stylish in wood) and hair dryer are just some of the amenities offered.
19 junior suites: 3 interlocking octagonal areas (75 m2 each) consisting of: 1 bedroom with four-poster king size bed, 1 bathroom with dressing room and a huge terrace, complete with hammock!
Junior suites accommodate 1-2 persons & 1 extra bed for an adult or 2 extra beds for children under 12 years.
4 senior suites: 4 interlocking octagonal areas (100 m2 each) consisting of : 2 bedrooms (1 four-poster king size bed and 1 double or twin bed), 1 bathroom with dressing room and a huge terrace, complete with hammock!Senior suites accommodate 2-4 persons & 2 extra bed (any age).
Restaurant and bar with buffet, grill – barbeque serving local Malagasy specialities, seafood and international cuisine. Lunch is usually presented “buffet style” and you choose your dinner at lunch time – from a choice of 3 starters, 3 main and 3 deserts. Iranja’s bar is called Nautilus and is situated on the most northern point of the island facing the sandbank.
Activities and facilities
Sailing, Hobie-cat, snorkelling, water-ski, ping-pong, badminton, volley ball, petanque, fitness centre, island walks, pool table, swimming pool, library, CDs, mini-club and a boutique
Payable activities: massages, deep sea fishing, scuba diving supervised by a professional dive master, island tour by pirogue, excursions to the mainland and other islands.
Situated in the north west of Madagascar, 40 miles away from Nosy Be, Tsarabanjina is one of the islands of the Mitsio archipelago offering luxury and service at the highest level. On the Island you will find exotic birdlife, lush vegetation, turquoise seas, white beaches and unspoilt reefs.
A 1½ hour speedboat transfer from Nosy Be transports you to paradise. The hotel offers 18 comfortable wooden bungalows (9 chalets situated on each side of the island ensuring complete privacy). The double rooms all have air conditioning, bathrooms with separate toilets, private verandas, hammocks, table and chairs and breathtaking sea views.
A short walk to the main building and you will find an excellent restaurant offering seafood, local and cosmopolitan cuisine. For pre-dinner drinks, there is a choice of two bars, the upper bar next to the restaurant or the colourful bar on the ground floor with its sandy floors.
Breakfast and lunch are buffet style whereas evening meals are a la Carte. There is a small boutique offering a wide choice of Malagasy traditional and modern handmade crafts. The reception has a safe where you may lock up valuables. There is also an IDD telephone, satellite fax and a TV room with seven TV channels including CNN and Canal Horizons.
The hotel offers several activities such as: Snorkelling (mask, fins, snorkel complimentary), water skiing, windsurfing, canoeing, and hobie cats. Volleyball and boulle every evening from 18:00 pm when it’s cooler. Gym or aquagym in the morning to keep you fit and stretching in the evening for relaxation. The team will accompany you for outings around the island. For an extra fee try your hand at deep sea fishing or scuba diving.
On the island, you’ll find a variety of birds. Whilst strolling around the peninsula you can visit the tomb of the Sakalava kings of the Mitsio islands. A short boat trip to the islands of “les quatre freres” (the 4 brothers) gives you the chance to watch the sunset over the horizon. Climbing Ankarea will lead you to the top of the Mitsio islands with an impressing panoramic view.
The Vanila Hotel is at 30km from the airport, 17km from the capital of Nosy Be (Hell Ville) and 3 km from Dzamandzar (the 2nd city of Nosy Be and capital of the “Dzama” Rum). The hotel is located by the sea, on the north-western part of Nosy Be and face to the island of Sakatia, the “orchids island”. The hotel consists of 17 Garden rooms with private terrace , 18 Seaview rooms with private terrace or balconies, 4 family rooms each being able to accommodate 2 extra beds and 2 Prestige suites (64m2) beautifully decorated, with all modern conveniences, A mini hi-fi, DVD player, Jacuzzi on the balcony.
Each of our rooms and suites are equipped with a bathroom with hot water, a separate WC, television via satellite, telephone, hair drier, overhead fans and air conditioning, etc. Air conditioning is an option in the Garden and Ocean rooms whereas all our suites are automatically air-conditioned. Among the 35 standard rooms, 27 can be provided with 1 extra bed, 26 can be transformed in twin, 4 have inner-connecting doors, 2 standard rooms are more spacious and more comfortable to welcome honeymoon couples with no extra charge.
The Vanila Hotel has a capacity of 40 rooms.
Opening the 1st August 2009 :
– Additional 16 oceans rooms, with all the comfort of a superior three stars hotel (international norms). Our global capacity will then be 57 rooms instead of 41.
– A SPA of 200 m2 in which your guests will travel through Asia, Morocco and Madagascar in at atmosphere of absolute well being. Four outside Jacuzzis open on the garden, a hammam, four massage rooms and pressure water shower. This one will be managed by professionals, all the care will be based with local essential oils and products. Our aim is to become the reference in terms of SPA in Madagascar.
The hotel has 2 restaurants, the main restaurant Parfum Vanille, has a seating capacity for 80, where breakfasts (buffet) are served, and provides a warm, friendly relaxing atmostphere. The second restaurant Grill du Sol has a seating capacity for 40, and is located overlooking the sea. The restaurant offers light meals at lunchtime and speciality meals in the evening, based on exotic seafoods and dishes.
Free services offered by the hotel are Beach towels, bowls, games, parlour games, swimming pools, mini library, video lounge and billiards. Childrens mini park.
Paying services, massages, internet access, conference room , baby service, diving, deep sea fishing and excursions around the island.
The hotels accepts Visa credit card, travellers cheques, local currency and hard currency.
Situated northwest of Nosy Be at Amporaha. This exclusive hotel with its tropical gardens is perfect for the discerning traveler. All 27 rooms are sea facing and are equipped with a veranda, air-conditioning, en suite bathroom with shower and bath, separate toilet, double or single beds, mini bar, hairdryer, telephone, safe and DVD-CD player. 8 junior suites are situated on the first floor and 2 senior suites on both floors with a lounge and kitchenette.
Activities: Water skiing, windsurfing, canoeing, snorkeling, beach volleyball. Payable activities: Scuba diving, deep sea fishing, fly fishing, mountain bikes, motorbikes and car hire. Day trips can be arranged to nearby island of Nosy Fanihy where you can spend a day just relaxing on white beaches offering awesome snorkeling. Paraplegic rooms available.
Situated mid west on Nosy Be, Corail Noir is a small hotel with eleven standard rooms, nine bungalows and two family suites. The restaurant has an elevated wooden deck overlooking a swimming pool and offering wonderful views of Nosy Sakatia. The rooms/bungalows are very spacious and refreshing. Some rooms have fans and others have air conditioning. All the rooms have ensuite bathrooms with showers. Large tropical garden and a beach area.
Located on the beach of Angorombato, a lovely hotel in the middle to upper range has a restaurant and a reputation for good food and also boasts a swimming pool . Suitable for small conferences. Has a number of room categories. Italian Management.
Nosy Sakatia, an Island away from an Island is a natures Paradise, situated on the west coast of Nosy Be, Madagascar.
Sakatia Island 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 witch 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 snorkeler or scuba diver alike.
Situated at the foot of the Sacred Mountain and Nature Reserve is the newly constructed Sakatia Lodge, It offers four large bungalows with single or double beds, veranda, sea view, bathroom with hot and cold water showers and separate toilet.
Four smaller comfortable ethnic bungalows with single or double beds, bathroom shower now upgraded to hot and cold water showers and toilet.
One family Bungalow consisting of 2 rooms with one queen size bed and 2 single beds. Hot and cold water
The maximum capacity for this lodge is sixteen guests, it has a stunning lounge / bar area, separate restaurant all overlooking the ocean and fringed by the sacred forest of Sakatia. Be tempted by the chef’s fantasy in a blend of tropical cuisine. Your hosts José and Isabella will ensure that you have the getaway of your dreams.
The Lodge has a dive centre and organises other activities such as Quad Biking, Deep Sea Fishing, Micro Light, Canoeing, Trekking and exploring other Islands within it’s vicinity. Or just simply “ Mora Mora “ the Malagasy term for slowly, slowly.
Diving: The Dive Centre is NAUI approved, affiliated to DAN SA and offers Scuba diving and NAUI diving courses, from “discover snorkelling to Instructor as well as specialty courses, NITROX, Night Diving, Environmental Diving, Search and Recovery, ASHI first aid and CPR.
A small hotel, 5 roomed. Creole Style. far from the maddening crowd. Ideal for those that want a restful holiday. Upmarket. Self catering facilities. Small restaurant, bar and barbecue facilities. Air-conditioning, ceiling fans, hot and cold water facilities. German Management. Advance booking essential. All rooms are decorated to enhance outdoor living. No pool.
10 comfortable bungalows with ceiling fans but no airconditioner built with traditional materials with bathroom ensuite (showers), situated in a beautiful secluded cove, lovely garden setting with an excellent beach. Bar restaurant and friendly management.
Situated on the South side, the Hotel consists of 3 Junior Bungalows (28m2) with ceiling fans, bathroom ensuite, and can accommodate 3 people maximum. 14 standard bungalows (28m2) bathroom ensuite, Satellite TV, private garden, and can accommodate 4 people max. 28 Luxury rooms (41 m2) bathroom ensuite, airconditioned, TV, Telephone and bar fridge, Bar and restaurant, which can accommodate max 3 people . 1 Villa 190 (m2) with all facilities with accommodation for maximum 6 people. All rooms/bungalows have hot and cold water showers . The hotel has a swimming pool, and it is not suitable for swimming in the sea at low tide, a jetty has been built to accommodate those who wish to swim and snorkel. Bar and restaurant. Suitable for families. The hotel also offers a number of excursions around the island, including diving, whale watching and fishing.
An upmarket hotel located on the South side of St. Marie consisting of 15 tastefully furnished bungalows with private ensuite bathrooms. and has a Padi/SSI diving centre on the property. Lovely gardens, bar and restaurant facilities. The are 6 delux bungalows that can accommodate upto 4 pax max (50 m2) and 9 standard/comfort bungalows for 2 people max. BUT not twin sharing. Recently the Princesse Bora has constructed 6 Executive Beach Villa’s
The Executive Beach Villa located near the new reception, they stay proudly in front of the sea. Built with exclusive materials from Madagascar, their design meets the standards of a first-category hotel. From the bathtub in the middle of the room to the shower made of stone, everything is thought for a memorable stay of comfort and beauty. The individual terrace with view on the lagoon adds an open space on the ocean and the garden of the hotel.
Jungle Spa: a space of 300m2 totally dedicated to the well-being and relaxation. Relaxing and dynamizing massages, peelings, aromatized baths, jacuzzi and sauna.
Swimming in the sea only a high tide. No aircon but ceiling fans in the Standard Bungalows.but aircon in the Luxuary Bungalows and the Executive Villas . The hotel offers a number of activities that can be hired at extra cost, such as mountain bikes, motorcycles, deep sea fishing, boat excursions, whale watching, scuba diving, watersking.
Described as an eco-lodge, a small but charming hotel situated mid west coast of St. Marie, has its own secluded cove, with lovely tropical gardens. The hotel consists of 14 bungalows, 12 standard bungalows ( 25 m2), all with bathroom ensuite, hot and cold water showers, airconditioning, and safe. Can accommodate up to 3 people maximum. 2 Luxury bungalows with all the facilities as well as Satellite TV and minibar and can accommodate up to a maximum of 4 people. Bar, restaurant, swimming pool. All bungalows are sea facing. The hotel also offers a number of excursions around the island, including diving, whale watching and fishing.