From July to September, join us for an incredible experience: whale watching. Every year, humpback whales migrate to warmer waters such as the Indian Ocean to mate or to give birth. As an active member of Cetamada, whose objective is to preserve these marine mammals and their habitat in Madagascar, Soanambo Hotel gives you the opportunity to explore the world of humpback whales in a sustainable way.
Excursion to the Ile aux Nattes
Indulge in a Robinson Crusoe-like experience at this bewitching small island along with its beautiful sandy beaches backed by a lush forest. At lunch, enjoy a barbecue at our private spot « Le Napoleon ». Indulge in a moment of pure relaxation at one by resting at our bungalows or by chilling in a hammock.
Visit to the pirate cemetery
Discover the graves of legendary pirate figures from the 1700s through a walk or at the end of a canoeing excursion in the lagoon.
Excursion to the Coconut Groove
Discover one of the most beautiful beaches of the island and its calm waters. The shallow waters of this creek is ideal for snorkelling beginners and children. Then, indulge in a barbecue lunch prepared from today’s catch and fresh ingredients.
Excursion to the natural pools
You will venture through small fishing villages until you reach the tip of Albrand and its lighthouse (an Eiffel structure). Then, you will discover sand dunes and three spectacular natural pools.
Excursion to Ampanihy’s peninsula
Journey through the rocky tracks and admire the plethora of vanilla and clove plantations. After a short walk, a pirogue will take you through the mangrove, a particular ecosystem with extraordinary fauna and flora. You will reach the eastern side of the island, the most pristine region of Sainte-Marie. You will be amazed by the white sandy beaches, the emerald lagoon and the other hidden wonders of the Ampanihy Bay.
Excursion to the northern beaches
Take a boat to the north of Sainte-Marie and discover the most beautiful beaches of the island, lined with filaos and with turquoise waters. Enjoy a unique moment of swimming in a heavenly place.
Boat and quad rental
Boat: you can enjoy a private boat trip with your own skipper to admire the beauty of Sainte-Marie’s coastline or to access its most beautiful beaches.
Quad: you will ride through the island (accompanied by a guide) from North to South, from East to West. You will be able to explore small villages and panoramic landscapes off the beaten tracks.