Excursion at Tanikely Volona Komba
Stop 2: Nosy Volona. An isthmus of sand and basaltic rocks that disappears with high tide (for this reason it is also known as “Neverland”). The nearest islands are taboo for non-animists but you can take amazing photos of them from the sea.
Stop 3: Nosy Komba. It’s a natural park where you will be able to see lemurs or visit the local handicraft market of the fishers’ village.
Departure: the beach in front of the villa.
Details: one-day excursion, 40-50 minutes boat journey, lunch in a typical restaurant on the Nosy Komba beach, snorkeling equipment included.
Suggestions: bring local currency should you want to buy anything at the market, sun protection, anti-mosquito spray, hat, beach towel, camera, k-way, flippers and a mask.
Excursion at Nosy Iranja
Departure: the beach in front of the villa
Details: half-day excursion, 80 minutes boat journey, lunch with typical Malagasy grilled meat, fish and vegetables on the beach, under the shadow of the palms. Return planned for 5 pm
Suggestions: bring sun protection, anti-mosquito spray, hat, beach towel, camera and k-way
Excursion in the Lokobe forest
Departure: 8 am from the reception of the Corail Noir Hotel with a shuttle or taxi.
Details: one-day excursion, return planned for 4 pm.
Suggestions: beach wear for departure, long pants and comfortable shoes in the forest, anti-mosquito spray, camera.
Nosy Be Tour
Afternoon: the second part of the excursion will focus on the natural beauty of the island. We will make a stop at the wonderful white beach of Andilana, to move to Mont Passot (the highest part of the island) moving along the 4 volcanic laces where the sacred crocodiles live. Once arrived at our destination, you will be able to see the whole island from up high and enjoy an incredible sunset.
Departure: from the reception of the Hotel Corail Noir with a shuttle or taxi.
Details: one-day excursion
We will start from the so-called House of the Phantoms and its Ficus, to move to the Mosques: the Friday Mosque (the first Mosque in Madagascar) as well as the Mosque constructed for the African slaves. After a suggestive walk among breadfruit plants and coffee plants, we will reach a quiet Indian cemetery. The whole travel will be accompanied by ancestral dances and traditional cuisine to taste. It will also be possible to have your face decorated with antique drawings
Finally, you will learn about the traditional rituals of the Sacred Tree, which is a necessary condition to be admitted in this house of prayer and pilgrimage
Departure: 8:30 am from the reception of the Hotel Corail Noir
Details: half-day excursion, return in Villa planned for lunch time
Suggestions: comfortable clothing and shoes, camera, antimosquito spray
Excursion at Nosy Fanihi and Nosy Sakatia
Afternoon: explore the whole territory of Sakatia. This place has not been changed by mass tourism yet and it’s fascinating and rich of sand beaches surrounded by palms, fruit trees and tropical flowers. The staff will choose, based on sea and wind conditions, the best beach to relax and do snorkeling
Departure: from the beach in front of the villa
Details: one-day excursion. 25/30 minutes boat journey and lunch at the beach of Sakatia
Suggestions: bring a beach towel, sun protection and a hat, camera, flippers and a mask
Other excursions at Nosy Be
- Nosy Tanikely
- Nosy Komba
- Nosy Fanihi
- Snorkeling at the Nosy Sakatia pool
- Excursion in Quad in the Nosy Be inland
- Horse riding on the beach
- Whale watching (from August to October)
- Snorkeling with the whale shark (from October to December)
Departure: 8 am
Details: half-day excursions with return planned at 1 pm
The snorkeling equipment is landed for free only during excursions organized by Aqua.