9 Days / 8 Nights


Hotel & Boat


starting from 1176 €


This proposal combines a class stay at Home La Residence, to experience a holiday while retaining the feeling of being at home. Two offers to forget the daily stress in the Hotel Banyan Spa immersed in a religious focus. A 6-day cruise aboard a comfortable and spacious catamaran, being carried by the wind in places that are still authentic and unspoiled with the possibility of discovering the depths of one of the most beautiful archipelagos in the world.

Services Included:

– All airport transfers and receptions, as mentioned in the program.
– Excursion in 4 × 4 vehicles for the tour of the island and boat, as scheduled.
– Italian-speaking escort guide during the excursions.
– Driver.
– 24H assistance.
– Hotel accommodation in a private villa on the beach. (Minumum 4 people)
– Meals as indicated in the program (Legend: BB = night and breakfast, HB = half board, FB = full board) + L = lunch
– Entrance fees and tickets for parks and tourist sites.
– Madagascar National Park (MNP) certified guides for visits to parks.
– Bottled water during excursions.
– Wellness treatments scheduled at the Banyan Spa

Services Excluded:

– International / national air flights / airport taxes.
– Entry visa to Madagascar.
– Services not mentioned in the program.
– Extra services and excursions, any extras invoiced by the hotels.
– Tips and personal expenses.
– Medical / baggage / personal travel insurance.

Hotel & Boat:

– Home la résidence
– Ulysse Explorer



Nosy Be

Meet reception at the airport and transfer to Home la Residence. Accommodation in a private villa. Welcome cocktail offered. Dinner and overnight stay.
HOME LA RESIDENCE **** HB. – Private villa on the beach.

home la résidence

A Ride of Nosy Be (Full Day Tour)

360 ° tour of Nosy Be in 4 X 4 vehicle. Visit of the sugar factory in Dzamandzar – La Sirama (open since 1920). Followed by a swim in the Androadroatra waterfall.

Visit Hell-Ville (capital of Nosy Be), viewing its historic buildings, such as the sub-prefecture and other colonial constructions. See the municipal market and the market of skilfully handmade tablecloths, typical of Nosy Be.

mont passot

Take a glimpse of the port, with some free time for shopping. Departure for the sacred tree (customs, rites, and beliefs), along the road to di Fascene surrounded by its coffee trees, pepper trees, fruit trees, and above all the Queen of Flowers on the island of Nosy Be. Flowers and perfumes, Ylang Ylang, the sacred flower, discovering the countless plantations scattered throughout the island of Nosy Be. Visit of the sacred waterfall. Lunch is based on products of the earth (from an eco-lodge in the heart of Nosy Be) on Mount Passot, one of the best viewpoints on the island surrounded by sacred lakes still populated by crocodiles. It will also be an opportunity to see how essential oil is distilled with the use of a traditional alembic.

Upon returning to the hotel, a 30-minute foot reflexology massage is provided. Dinner and overnight stay.


Full Day available for relaxation

During the day there is an appointment at the wellness center booked for a relaxing massage with reflexology (1 hour and 30 minutes long).

Dinner and overnight stay.

HOME THE RESIDENCE **** HB. Private villa on the beach.

massage relaxant

Cruise Nosy Tanikely and Nosy Komba

Meeting at the hotel and transfer to the port of Nosy Be.

Boarding for the cruise. After an hour or so you will be at Tanikely, where diving or snorkeling is offered at the marine park. Relax on the beach, visit the lighthouse and walk on the island. Lunch is offered onboard. After about an hour of navigation, we arrive at the Nosy Komba Lemur Island. Visit the park and the village with its many handicraft boutiques. Dinner and overnight stay on board.

Head to the hotel and transfer to the port of Nosy Be.


Grand Mitsio

Early in the morning, the sails are set up towards the Mitsio Islands. Lunch on board in navigation or Nosy Faly, arrival at the “4 Fratelli”: Monoliths emerging from the sea and populated by a multitude of birds, cormorants, frigates, and blue-billed boobies that nest there. Arrive at Grande Mitsio to spend the night in the bay.

ULYSSE EXPLORER FB. Full board on board the catamaran

rocher nosy mitsio


Visit of the great Mitsio: the splendid beach of Ampasindava offers the possibility of taking walks through the forest of Pachipodium, where you can visit the ancient vestiges of the Sakalava and Antankarana tribes and arrive behind the southwestern tip of the island. Where the basalt rocks are carved naturally and incredibly over the centuries as “Organ Pipes”.

ULYSSE EXPLORER FB. Full board on board the catamaran

orgues nosy mitsio

Ankarea Nosy Lava

Departure for Nosy Lava, passing through Ankarea – a volcanic island characterized by a cliff overlooking the sea linked to the island by a tongue of sand. Visit the fishing village, lunch on board, and sailing to Nosy Antaly.

ULYSSE EXPLORER FB. Full board on board the catamaran

croisière catamaran


Departure for Nosy Tsarabanjina, a beautiful island surrounded by a very white beach (the name in Malagasy literally means “island from the white beach”) and is bathed by crystal clear waters. Night in Tsarabanjina. Possible night dives in Tsarabanjina.

ULYSSE EXPLORER FB. Full board on board the catamaran

nosy tsarabajina

Nosy Faly Nosy Be

Departure in the direction of Nosy Faly for arrival in the late afternoon; night navigation in the direction of Nosy Be. Arrive at the port the next morning.

ULYSSE EXPLORER FB. Full board on board the catamaran

ulysse explorer catamaran

Nosy Be

Meeting at the port of Nosy Be and transfer to the airport. End of Services.