A garden island that everyone should experience
The island of Sainte Marie is full of various species of orchids. That is why it is considered the paradise of orchids. It is also rich in vanilla, en laurel, in cloves and cinnamon. In addition to immerse yourself in lush vegetation, you can also discover a rich fauna with lemurs, endemic turtle, snakes and chameleons unusual. You can list by visiting the Zoological and Botanical Park Vohilava.
Tourism activities in Sainte Maie
also called Nosy Boraha which means the island of women, the place is conducive to meetings. It is excellent for pleasant moments. The activities are not lacking in order to enjoy an unforgettable stay.
The whale safari is a must in Nosy Boraha. Every year, Humpback whales migrate there. Some of them live for a few months around the island.
A former pirate island
This piece of land, former pirate island, has evolved over time, but its structure remains the same : It is divided into two parts. The southern part, more developed, Firstly, and the north and east part, on the other hand. Its landscape resembles the RN2 with its large road that winds through the vegetation along its beaches.
The ancients also called Nosy Ibrahim. This populated island of pirates descendants has its own history. The peaceful cemetery St. Peter speaks volumes ...
All transportation means are good to pierce the Nosy Ibrahim secret
After renting a Hotel Sainte-Marie, you can visit the island by motorcycle or quad. Hiking and biking are also good to go to primary forests and Ambohidena Kalalao. Finally, be sure to make a canoe crossing to the island to mats. Fishing enthusiasts will undertake sea excursions.