For a half board stay near the Natural Reserve of Andasibe, Akanin’ny Nofy is a recommended address, a charming establishment overhanging the Pangalanes Canal. Nestled on the shores of a splendid lake, the hotel has nine bungalows arranged over a primary tropical forest. They are adorned with simple decoration, mainly composed of Malagasy handicrafts but perfectly harmonious with the local style and environment. The bungalows offer a superb view of the lake and the ocean. Calm and convivial, Akanin’ny Nofy offers half board stays with varied menus, deploying Malagasy, Creole and French cuisine.
Located in the village of Akanin’ny Nofy, Bush House receives its guests in a green space, overlooking the Ampitambe Lake. 11 bungalows are arranged on the white sandy bank. The houses are equipped with private bathrooms and a small terrace. The bungalows bear a simple, ethnic decoration with rattan chairs and other various Malagasy crafts. The garden-restaurant of Bush House proposes home-style cuisine with Creole, Malagasy and French influences. The hotel bar, for its part, invites to taste its cocktails and flavored rums.
It is in a green unspoiled space of Akanin’ny Nofy that the Palmarium, an outstanding hotel establishment, is located. Traditional and comfortable bungalows are available for the guests. They are equipped with a bathroom and terrace offering a view of the lake. A must for a contact with nature, Palmarium is ideally built between the Pangalanes Canal and the forest. Its restaurant proposes Malagasy and international culinary specialties based on the fresh fish of the day, fresh vegetables and beef. The restaurant was built with local natural materials which give it its original charm, welcoming musical performances of local artists.
Situated within Akanin’ny Nofy, the Pangalanes Jungle Nofy holds its name from the forest which surrounds it. The bungalows are located in this wild environment. The houses built with local natural materials blend very well with the environment, offering the necessary comfort to the hosts during their stay. The Pangalanes Jungle Nofy beckons to discover multiple nocturnal animal species like lemurs, snakes, crocodiles and chameleons. As such, the establishment organizes night outings for walk addicts as well as for families. As for the restaurant of the Pangalanes Jungle Nofy, it is a culinary experience of multiple flavors that is offered to the guests.
It is in the paradisiac area of the tourist village Akanin’ny Nofy that the Fantasia Village is located. The establishment has five permanent bungalows with bamboo finishing touches that give it all its particularity. The double bungalows are equipped with inner shower and toilets, ensuring the necessary comfort to the hosts. With a maximum capacity of 30 customers, the restaurant proposes typical dishes prepared with local produce. Meat and fish are in the limelight. In a warm and convivial atmosphere, the bar appeals to the tasting of the flavored rum of the Fantasia Village. To brighten up its guests’ stays, the hotel organizes picnics, excursions and strolls of all kinds.
Located at an authentic bend of the Pangalanes Canal, Ony Hotel is a small modest structure in Manambato. Dominating a protected area, this establishment comprises six charming bungalows oriented towards the lake. Either they are single rooms, double rooms, twin rooms, or family rooms, the bungalows are perfectly in harmony with the wild features of the surroundings. Ony Hotel is located at a few yards from a beautiful white sandy beach which gives it more charm and originality. Here the sunset is an exceptional show. As a comfortable and welcoming establishment, the hotel puts at the disposal of its clientele a restaurant with an intimist atmosphere which offers to serve a tasty traditional Malagasy and European menu.
The Boraha Village benefits from a privileged localization, in the heart of the luxuriant nature and the tropical vegetation. This establishment comprises about ten bungalows a private terrace, facing up to the large lagoon of the Sainte-Marie Island. The restaurant of the hotel, one of the most reputed of this part of the Big Island, offers its menu composed of shellfish, lobster, and other fresh sea catch. Ideal port of call for the discovery of the Sainte-Marie Island, the Boraha Village offers the real comfort and change of scenery. By a traditional canoe or by a motorized boat, by a quad or by a mountain bike, or simply on a ramble, there are many ways of discovering Sainte-Marie starting the journey from the Boraha Village.