Nosy Be is an island off the northwest coast of Madagascar and is the most popular tourist destination of all the islands. Known for its amazing beaches and all year round sunny weather, it’s not difficult to see why Nosy Be is the number one destination for majority of tourists.
The island has many beachfront hotels and a good mix between affordable and more upscale accommodation. As it is an island, Nosy Be has an array of water activities, including snorkeling and scuba diving to see the vibrant marine life up close, as well as a boat tour, the perfect way to view the island from afar. There are also jet skis and deep sea diving for more adventurous tourists.
Nosy Be is not just known for the activities on the beach, but also for its inland hiking trails. A day trip to Mont Passot is a must, with gorgeous views along the way and a complete look at the entire island of Nosy Be. The tranquil lakes are the perfect photo opt and would make all your friends back home jealous. There is also an inactive volcano which makes for a spectacular sight. You can hire a guide or take the trip alone, and experience a lovely scenic afternoon, and top it all off by watching a gorgeous African sunset.
The Lokobe Nature Reserve is also on the island and is the only protected stretch of tropical island. The humid temperatures in the forest make the perfect home for the endangered black lemur, which only occurs in this part of Madagascar. There are also Gray-backed sportive lemurs and the tiny mouse lemurs. Lokobe is also home to a few birds found specifically in Madagascar, such as the pygmy kingfisher and the Madagascar long-eared owl.
Nosy Be offers some of the best resorts and hotels in Madagascar, and there are constant ferries able to take you to different surrounding islands or back to the main island of Madagascar. It is the ideal holiday destination as it is perfect for honeymoons, family vacations and ecotourism. Book your trip today and don’t miss out or contact us to arrange your custom Madagascan holiday today!.