Vanila Hotel and Spa, an old favourite in Madagascar’s Nosy Be
Vanila Hotel & Spa
Spa! Endless swimming pools! Family Fun! Air-Con!
On the west coast of the Nosy Be Vanila Hotel & Spa combines the comfort of international standards with Malagasy authenticity. Its traditional architecture and sumptuous park are in total harmony with the original landscape of the Island of Perfumes. Its wide range of high quality services guarantee the comfort and safety of their guests.
The rooms are decorated in warm colours and are furnished with fine wood from Madagascar. Rooms are fitted with a satellite TV, air conditioning and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. The rooms have a view of the sea or garden. Vanila Hotel & Spa has two restaurants – Perfume Vanille; the main restaurant offering buffet style breakfast and dinner. The Del Sol Grill offers lunch time snacks and a wonderful array of lobster, prawns, oysters, prawns etc. Guests can unwind and relax in the spa or enjoy a refreshing swim in the swimming pool which has views of the sea. An array of activities can also be enjoyed including horse riding, diving, snorkelling and golf at a charge.
The gardens are a real highlight of Vanila Hotel & Spa: beautifully designed and maintained, overlooking a sandy beach and the strait. A Top Tip: the hotel has a private beach across the strait on Nosy Sakatia, it is totally romantic. Stay a few nights in a huge, double aspect ocean view room near the infinity pool. Clean and comfortable, well decorated and big his and hers shower bathroom. The staff are attentive, helpful and welcome guests with a personal greeting and induction to the hotel. There is a nice shop selling all sorts of handicrafts and on a couple of evenings, local artists and craftsmen are on site. Very unobtrusive and no hard sell. Also there are local musicians some evenings. The restaurant serves a good range of French influenced food based on local ingredients and it is well cooked and presented.