Travel With a Purpose

Nosy Be is a large island situated on the northwest coast of Madagascar. Here guests will be indulged with luxury sights including volcanic lakes, lazy lemurs, rum distilleries, Ylang Ylang plantations and intricate coral reefs that are practically begging to be explored.


  • Enjoy a sunset rum cocktail at Mount Passot
  • Visit Nosy Komba and Nosy Tanikely islands
  • Meet the Malagasy wildlife in the Lokobe Reserve
  • Relax on Nosy Iranja, the most beautiful island

Tour Information

Language: English / French
Transport: 4WD / Minibus / Catamaran
Pax: 2-8 guests

Guests will be welcomed on arrival by their guide and transferred to the hotel, Ravintsara Wellness. The hotel is nestled between a beautiful 5-hectare tropical garden on the west coast facing Sakatia Island. Guests can enjoy a variety of international gourmet cuisine, made using the freshest products and spices, combining flavor and creativity (at own cost).

The spa is a hidden gem situated in the heart of the tropical garden, guests are encouraged to book a day filled with relaxation and bliss. It includes a massage and reflexology salon, a beauty salon, a steam room, a jacuzzi, and a spring waterfall. Other facilities also available on the premises include a beach bar, a swimming pool, and a hair salon.

In the late afternoon, guests will be driven to the highest point of the island, Mount Passot for a sundowner. Afterwards, they return to the hotel for dinner.
Overnight at Ravintsara Wellness – Dinner.

Guests enjoy breakfast at the hotel restaurant before boarding a catamaran which will take them to the island of Nosy Komba. The island rises to over 600m above sea level, and a tiny string of islands (the islands of Vorona) marks the area where the boat will put anchor in order for guests to go and meet the black or Makako lemur. Nosy Komba is a good spot to buy table clothes with exquisite hand-made embroidery.

Guests then re-board the boat and head towards the next island.  Lunch is enjoyed on board. Nosy Tanikely is home to one of the marine parks of Madagascar and guests will head to the Big Blue Aquarium. The underwater world houses turtles, corals, and all kinds of fish. An abandoned lighthouse in the middle of the island provides a beautiful panorama of the Nosy Be bay.

Guests return to the hotel and enjoy dinner at the restaurant.
Overnight at Ravintsara Wellness – Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Guests can spend the day at leisure. They are encouraged to begin their journey in Hellville, making a pit stop in the city center to explore the walkways and alleys. Before departing from the city, a small tour of the port is a must. Guests can wander around the island, passing by the airport to reach the beach of Andilana. However, this suggestion is only one of the many possibilities to be explored
Overnight at Ravintsara Welness – Breakfast and dinner.

After breakfast at the hotel, guests will be transferred by vehicle to the village of Ambatozavavy. Under the guidance of experienced and qualified staff guests will definitely enjoy this 45-minute journey in canoes across the mangrove to the village of Ampasipohy. Up next, guests will embark on a walking excursion in the Reserve of Lokobe.

Thereafter, guests will be escorted over the trails by our expert guides, in search of lemurs, chameleons, lizards, and various endemic flora and fauna. With all this walking, the guests are sure to work up an appetite. Lunch will be served under thatched roof on the beach. After lunch, guests will be transferred back to Hellville via speedboat, then will be escorted back to the hotel where they can enjoy some much-needed relaxation time.
Overnight at Ravintsara Wellness – Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Guests can spend the day at leisure. The hotel offers a wide variety of activities to choose from including; fishing, water sports, cycling, boat excursions and much more (for own account).
Overnight at Ravintsara Wellness – Breakfast and dinner.

After breakfast, guests will be escorted on a day trip to Nosy Iranja, the most renowned island of Nosy Be’s archipelago. It will take approximately 2 hours to reach the island via motorboat. Upon arrival to Nosy Iranja guests can settle on the beautiful white sand beach, under the palm trees and admire the Indian Ocean in all its splendor. If guests are lucky, they may catch a glimpse of the sea turtles, a protected species in the area. Here, they can visit a small fishing village and climb to the lighthouse erected on the highest point with a magnificent panoramic view.

For lunch guests can feast on a spread of the freshest grilled sea food under the cool palm tree shade. After a bit of sunbathing on the beach and a final swim, guests will be transferred back to the hotel by boat.
Overnight at Ravintsara Wellness – Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

After breakfast, guests are transferred to the airport by the hotel for a scheduled flight to home.


Accommodation: As specified
Meals: 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 6 dinners
Activities: As specified
Guide: An English or French speaking driver-guide
All transfers


All international/domestic flights and taxes • Visas • Personal insurance • Personal expenses • Excursions / activities not specified • Gratuities • Meals not specified • Mineral water and drinks

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