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Madagascar Beach Escape

Overview

Treat yourself to a 7-night breakaway to the tropical paradise of Madagascar.

The Nosy Be Archipelago is situated off the north-west coast of Madagascar. It’s tropical climate and superb location makes it Madagascar’s best-loved beach-resort destination. Known as “the perfumed island”, it is popular with tourist yet hugely laid-back with sugar cane plantations, rum distilleries, ylang ylang bushes and lounging lemurs. It offers some amazing snorkelling and diving opportunities and beautiful primary forests with a great wildlife.

Ravintsara Wellness Hotel
This premium 4-star hotel complex features a harmonious mix between nature and luxury, a captivating beach-facing site where the white sand, the blue sky, a swimming pool and coconut trees are set together to make your stay memorable. Here at Ravintsara, put yourself in zen and relaxation mode. We are welcoming our guests in a calm and relaxing 5-hectare lush garden featuring the island’s luxuriant vegetation. With the sounds and fragrances of this scenery being conducive to wellness, a stay at Ravintsara Wellness Hotel entails a total immersion in nature. We are located just 35-minute drive from Nosy-Be (Fascène) airport and 20-minute drive from the city centre Hell-ville, on the west coast overlooking the island of Sakatia where the evening sun showcases its shimmering colours. We are strongly committed to offering you the best wellness treatment, thus serving you with luxurious yet spacious bungalows in which you will get all the refinement and comfort you deserve. Ravintsara Wellness Hotel is an ideal choice for a luxurious break in the nature.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival

Welcome to Madagascar. On arrival at the Nosy-Be Fascène International Airport you will be met and assisted with the formalities. You will then be transferred to your local hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Nosy Be is famous for its perfumed plant, Ylang Ylang, but also for its beautiful sandy beaches... a true paradise. The island is situated on the north-west coast of Madagascar and is characterized by hills, valleys, plantations of sugar cane, fragrant flower bushes and some primary forests.

Overnight at the Ravintsara Wellness Hotel in an Ocean View Bungalow.

Day 02: Nosy Be

Spend the day at leisure.

Overnight at the Ravintsara Wellness Hotel in an Ocean View Bungalow including breakfast.

Day 03: Nosy Be Island Tour

After breakfast, depart on an island tour. The tour includes:
- a tour of Hell Ville, the capital of Nosy Be
- visit the markets that offer fresh vegetables, spices, fruit and Malagasy handicraft
- a brief visit to the harbour with some free time for shopping
- visit the sacred tree, a big banyan tree, which is over 200 years old
- lunch at one of the best restaurants on the island
- end the day with a visit to Andilana Beach to the extreme north, one of the most beautiful beaches of Nosy Be, passing Djamandjar city with its colonial buildings and old rum factory

Overnight at the Ravintsara Wellness Hotel in an Ocean View Bungalow including breakfast and lunch.

Day 04: Nosy Komba & Nosy Tanikely

Today you depart by boat to the islands of Nosy Komba, known as the lemur island, and Nosy Tanikely which is a marine reserve.

On Nosy Komba you will visit the fisherman’s village and the lemur reserve for a chance to view these curious creatures. From here you proceed to Nosy Tanikely, a small island situated about 40 minutes by boat from Nosy Komba. This is an underwater reserve with multi-coloured coral reefs just a few meters below the surface. It is one of the best snorkelling sites in the area, though there is no need to be an experienced diver to observe the colourful spectacle. Return to the hotel late afternoon.

Overnight at the Ravintsara Wellness Hotel in an Ocean View Bungalow including breakfast and picnic lunch.

Day 05: Nosy Be

Spend the day at leisure.

Overnight at the Ravintsara Wellness Hotel in an Ocean View Bungalow including breakfast.

Day 06: Nosy Be

Spend the day at leisure.

Overnight at the Ravintsara Wellness Hotel in an Ocean View Bungalow including breakfast.

Day 07: Nosy Be

Spend the day at leisure.

Overnight at the Ravintsara Wellness Hotel in an Ocean View Bungalow including breakfast.

Day 08: Depart

Enjoy breakfast this morning before check-out and private transfer to the airport according to your flight schedule.

Breakfast

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Dates

On Request

Rates

Land Package
On Request, subject to your preferred dates.

Included

  • Return airport/ hotel transfers
  • 7 Nights accommodation at Ravintsara Wellness Hotel in an Ocean View Bungalow
  • Breakfast daily
  • Full day Nosy Be Island tour inclusive of lunch
  • Full day excursion to Nosy Komba and Nosy Tanikely inclusive of picnic lunch
  • Administrative hotel fees

Excluded

  • International flights
  • All drinks and meals not specified
  • Optional activities, not specified
  • Items of a personal nature such as telephone calls, laundry
  • Gratuities at time of services
  • Visa Fees (payable direct and in cash approx. EUR 35 per person, subject to change)
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance

NOTES:

  • All services are subject to availability. 
  • Madagascar is a malaria area and a Yellow Fever Certificate may be required, depending on travel history. Please contact your travel clinic or physician prior to departure.
  • Travel insurance is essential.
  • South African Passport Holders require a visa which can be issued upon arrival.
  • Lunches mentioned in the program may be picnic/ packed lunches.