Thanks to its equatorial climate, Nosy-Be remains accessible throughout the year. Rainfall is rather rare and the temperature varies from 24 to 32 ° C. Plan your trip between May and October!
You can reach Nosy-Be by air from the capital city Antananarivo. The Island of Perfumes is also connected with by air with Italy, Reunion Island or Johannesburg. If you prefer to travel by land, follow the RN4 road to Ambondromamy, then take the RN6 road to Ambanja. From there, reach Ankify and get onboard of a motorboat to join Hell-Ville.
When visiting the Bay of Russians, it is advised that you book your rooms in Hell-Ville, where the best accommodations are offered. You can choose between Nosy Be Hotel & Spa, Home Madagascar The Residence offering luxury residences, Vanila Hotel & Spa, The Ravintsara Wellness Hotel, Palm Beach Resort, Villas Catherine and Razambe.
For your escapade, the best option is to bring a picnic basket. Once in Nosy-Be, you will order local dishes. The Ravinala Restaurant at Andilana Beach Resort Hotel is renowned for professionalism and quality of services. At Café Baobab, Pily Restaurant and La Table d'Alexandre, you will eat there as if you were at home. You can also opt for a friendly ambience at Chez Tantine in Ambatoloaka.
Back to Hell-Ville? Go to the Bay of Andilana to enjoy the calm of the spot! Plan for a trip within the Nosy Be waters to discover its dream islands: Nosy Sakatia, Nosy Fanihy or the bats’ island, Nosy Komba or lemurs’ island! As you are already in the Bay of Russians, note that you are just a few miles away from Nosy Iranja.
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