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Nosy Be, Madagascar

Nosy Be, an island located just off the northwest coast, is the busiest tourist resort in Madagascar. Also known as the “big island”, this popular destination is one that will leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed. There are many different nicknames for this destination, one of the most popular being “Nosy Manitra” meaning the perfumed island. Sugarcane used to be the islands biggest export, nowadays perfume and scents create bigger revenue for Madagascar, though sugarcane is still highly sought after.


Although Nosy Be is a well-known vacation destination, there are still quiet places to go to for those that visit wanting to enjoy the quiet serenity of such a beautiful location. There are also boats available for charter if you wish to see more of Madagascar’s famous islands, trekking and hiking through the green jungle for those that wish to explore local nature and diving for those that wish to see the the beauty of the underwater sea life. There is something for everyone in Nosy Be, and you won’t be disappointed here.