Nosy Be is an island located northwest of the coast of Madagascar, on the Mozambique Channel. Called “the island of perfumes”, it conceals extraordinary landscapes, where it is possible to bathe on idyllic beaches and to observe animals of all kinds in natural reserves.
Some vacationers choose to spend their entire summer vacation in Nosy Be, while others stay only a week and go to other places.
Many vacationers think that it is possible to discover everything on Nosy Be in 10 days or even a week. Some will go up to 3 days maximum! Of course, you will be able to see everything, but exploring the background is not always obvious. If you take into account the fatigue of the trip and the last minute unforeseen events, you will only have three to five days to discover Nosy Be. What to see and do? Go around the island by bajaj or by car, to finish at Mount Passot for a unique sunset. You will still have time to enjoy a day in the marine reserve of Nosy Tanikely and also for trekking lovers, a hike to the mountain of Nosy Komba will allow you to enjoy the landscape.
We said almost! Between scuba diving, horseback riding, touk touk rides, lazing on the beach, Lokobe nature reserve, visiting the stores, without forgetting to meet the local inhabitants. At each place you will visit, you will meet different people with a well defined culture. These two weeks of stay allow you to discover the daily life of the nosy-béens: cooking, craft industry and festivals.
Not to be missed once you are in Nosy Be:
Here is an example of an average budget for a week for one person in Nosy Be :
Take advantage of your vacations in Nosy Be to eat grilled fish and sea products such as lobster or sea cicada…
Several small islands are essential excursions around Nosy Be: Nosy Fanihy, Nosy Tanikely, Nosy Sakatia are small paradises for their beaches and their seabed.
For your next vacation, fly to the northwest of Madagascar to the island of Nosy Be. Take full advantage of one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and various activities such as diving, quad biking, boat cruises … to make your stay unforgettable. During your stay in Nosy Be, take a tour of Nosy Tanikely, an underwater reserve offering a diving site to discover the various fish of this part of the ocean. Swordfish, sunfish, rays, clownfish, or morays will not have any secret for you.