Nosy Be, Madagascar
A small island off the coast of Madagascar, Nosy Bé is known as “the island of perfumes.” Rich in scents of Ylang Ylang, frangipani, coffee, cocoa and vanilla, the breezes that waft over the island’s tropical parks and volcanic lakes will lull you into sleepy contentment.
The beaches of this temperate island are unparalleled with their long stretches of undisturbed pearl-white sand.
Take time to meet the island’s most sociable resident: the lemurs, in their natural lemur reserve.
Nosy Be is a centre for local craft in particular the famous Madagascar tablecloths Other excellent buys include basket ware and semi precious stones. US Dollars are readily accepted.
Cruise Season Oct - May
Currency Malagasy ariary (MGA)
Language Malagasy, French
Electricity 2 round pins European style
Time GMT plus three hours
International Country Telephone Code +261