Don't expect 5 star luxury, gourmet dinners and valet parking here. This place is wild. And despite being Madagascar’s number-one beach destination, attracting thousands of sunscreen-slathered tourists from across the globe year round, Nosy Be and its surrounding islands remain paradise with absolutely fantastic and unparalleled diving and the additional bonus of Whale sharks between September and November.

So now you know: come and dive @ Nosy Be!

Les Chalets de Melinda

L’heure Bleue Lodges and Bungalows

Chanty bech Hotel & Lodge

Nosy Lodge

Natura Lodge Nosy Be

Domaine Mangabe

Oceane’s Dream

Scuba Nosy Be

Sakalav Diving

Madaplouv Diving

Scuba Joker Madagascar

Tropical Diving

Coral Diving Nosy Be

Plongee Toutkoul

Manta Diving Nosy Be

Forever Dive Nosy Be

Nosy Be Plongee

Typically the best season is from May to January. With extra preference for September to November as whale-sharks are more likely to be encountered during that time period!

From Europe and Africa you will first be arriving at Antananarivo International Airport (code TNR) located in the capital of Madagascar. After this a connection flight with Air Madagascar ( will fly you to the island of Nosy Be. There are also direct flights to Nosy Be by Air Madagascar and South African Airlink ( from and to Johannesburg. Visitors travelling between the Indian Ocean islands may also fly directly to Nosy Be from REUNION or MAYOTTE with Air Madagascar & Air Austral.

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