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Mantasaly Boat Trip

The beauty of the islands, beaches and the north-east coast of Madagascar is still undiscovered. There is no hotel in Diego Suarez that has a top boat offering this to Mantasaly clients.
Many of the places you can reach by ocean are unknown even by locals.
If you ever imagined a white sandy beach, the turquoise water that only you and your friends can find here.
A selfie in such a place will be lying to you that you were once in paradise.

Discovery of Diego Bay

The second largest bay in the world a huge expanse of marine environment, beautiful wild beaches, surprising islands and magnificent landscapes.
Starting at Andovokonko Bay, Mantasaly Resort follows the coast of the 3 bays northwards and entering the great Cape Mined Pass, then traveling on Cape Orangea to reach the Bay of White Pebbles westwards on the “Nosimborondolo” or owl island, a wilderness area not frequented by tourists.
A beautiful wild beach awaits you, perfect for swimming, this island is a beautiful place to rest and enjoy the beauty of the bay.
And finally a stop on ramena, the most popular beach of Diego Suarez is on the program for lunch or refreshment and finally a nice trip back to Mantasaly Resort.

Duration of the tour: 3 – 4 Hours
Number of pax: 1 – 6 Persons
Activities: swimming and catering on ramena
Price: 180 € / boat
(crew, fuel and 1 bottle of mineral water 1litre included)

Nosy Antaly Be

A paradise island located north of the Emerald Sea with a beautiful beach and also rich in underwater environment.
To get there, we propose you a departure from the Andovokonko bay, along the Sakalava bay, pigeons and dunes to the north passing in front of the great mined Cape pass then an incursion into the area of the Emerald Sea from the south to land on the Nosy Antaly Be.

Duration of the tour: 2h30 – 3h30*
Number of pax: 1 – 6 Persons
Activities: swimming and snorkeling
Price: 160 € / boat
(crew, snorkeling equipment ,fuel and 1 bottle of
mineral water 1litre included)
Picnic: on demand
*depending on the tide, the excursion may be longer

The Bay of the Great Dunes

A splendid cove with clear waters, corals and wonderful white sand beaches with unexplored wilderness in the region of Babaomby part East and 40 mn south of the Cape of Amber. The route to get there is similar to that of the Nosy Antaly Be but by circumventing the island (Nosy Antaly Be) towards the East towards the North.

Duration of the : 2h30 – 3h30*
Number of pax: 1 – 6 Persons
Activities: swimming and snorkeling
Price: 170 € / boat
(crew , snorkel equipment , fuel included and 1 bottle of
mineral water 1 Liter included)
Picnic: on demand.
*depending on the tide, the excursion may be longer

Ampasindava coral barrier Snorkling & Spearfishing

The waters of North Madagascar are among few areas of the planet still virgin and still accessible
The marine bio-diversity is preserved by the lack of industrial fishing and by the 7 to 8 months winding, locally named “Varatraza”.
Coral platforms around Mantasaly private bay are alive and far from those with which travelers are accustomed to the usual destinations.
The shapes and colors of the corals are incredible and there is unimaginable variety of fish. Due to this specificity, some coral platforms are declared marine protected reserves such as the “Ivovona” marine protected area. The small depth makes Snorkeling or spear gun is a great show, is all an option in hot water where there is no risk of shark attacks.

Duration of the tour: 1h – 3h
Number of pax: 1 – 6 Persons
Activities: swimming , snorkeling and spearfishing
Price snorkeling : 20 € /person
Price spearfishing : 50€ / person
( snorkeling equipment , speargun, and 1 bottle of mineral water 1
Liter included)
Picnic: on demand

Visit of Andovokonko Bay in a Traditional Canoe or Fishing in Malagasy Style

Live the daily life of local fishermen in the traditional Malagasy canoe, Safely sailing in the bay, you will discover the sensational effects of a typical sea ride of the region.

Length of the tour: 1h – 1h30
Number of pax: 1 – 2 Persons
Price: 10€ per canoe
Fishing line in Malagasy style together with our neighbors fishermen, which live from fishing.
Length of tour: 1h-2h
Number of pax: 1-2 pers
Price: 10 € / person