The islands of Madagascar
Madagascar is a so-called Island state, which means that there is not only a large main island, but also that many smaller islands belong to this archipelago. In fact, the number of Malagasy islands is so large that it is almost impossible to quantify. However, many of these islands are so small that not only are they not inhabited, but they are also not of major interest from a tourist point of view. The larger islands, however, can be of Holidaymakers in Madagascar numerous exciting adventures and thrilling experiences offer. Exactly for this reason, the following is a small presentation of the most important islands, which are also suitable for your Trip to Madagascar can be of particular interest. Therefore, simply let the following information inspire you and feel free to contact us if you have any questions. These questions may and should of course also refer to our different travel offers which we partly compile completely according to your own wishes.
The island of Nosy Be
The Nosy Be Island is considered the best known of the Malagasy islands, except for the main island of the island nation. Nosy Be is volcanic origin and covers an area of slightly more than three hundred square kilometers. The island belongs to the former Antsiranana Province and has a capital city called Andoany or Hell-Ville. The warm and humid climate on Nosy Be takes a little getting used to for vacationers from Germany at first, but on the other hand it invites with its breathtakingly beautiful dream beaches invite you to linger. In general, many classic tourists, who are not necessarily looking for adventure and nature experiences, usually feel most comfortable on Nosy Be, because it has a well-developed infrastructure and also many hotels of western standards. correspond. The smaller islands Nosy Sakatia, Nosy Komba, Nosy Mitsio, Nosy Tsara Banjina, Nosy Tanikely and Nosy Iranja are considered secondary islands. Sometimes some are also heavily used for tourism.
The island of Sainte Marie
The island Sainte Marie covers an area of about two hundred square kilometers and is accordingly much smaller than Nosy Be. It lies in the Toamasina Province and has a capital city that goes by the name of Ambodifotatra hears. The island is best reached either by boat or by plane from Antananarivo. In the past, Sainte Marie was an important base for the Madagascar-based Pirates. William Kidd or Henry Every repeatedly stopped off on the island to recover from their grueling journeys. Today it is above all the beautiful small bays and sandy beacheswhich ensure that tourists are increasingly coming to Sainte Marie. The fascinating coral reefs in the lagoon of Sainte Marie invite to extended dives, where a breathtaking underwater world reveals itself. Also the Humpback whales can be observed particularly well on their migrations from Sainte Marie. Also noteworthy is the small side island Ile aux Nattes in the south.
The island of Nosy Mangabe
The Nosy Mangabe Island lies before the West Coast Madagascar and comprises just a little more than a size of five square kilometers. The island is accessible to visitors primarily by boat, because the island itself is part of the important National Parks Masoala. Covered by the tropical rainforest, visitors to Nosy Mangabe can enjoy the Finger animal (Daubentonia Madagascariensis) with the name Aye-Aye discover, although this is only on guided night hikes is possible. Tourists can stay overnight on Nosy Mangabe in a rather simple camp and will be introduced to the world of the nocturnal rainforest by experienced guides and wildlife experts. This can be a outstanding adventure that you will live off for a long time to come.
Now when you decide to travel to one of the Madagascar islands interested, then the next best thing to do is to take a look directly into the Travel offers throw. There we offer numerous Theme Travel which also include stays on the various islands. Of course, we are always ready to cater to your individual wishes. If you want a Trip to Madagascar plan or your Vacation If you would like to spend your holidays on Nosy Be or Sainte Marie, please contact us without obligation.