Hotel Classification

4 Star Hotel
Hotel Description

Located on the north west coast of Nosy Be, the hotel is built in the heart of a six hectare tropical garden facing the wonderful Ambohiday lagoon.

The hotel is on the beautiful 950m-long Anporaha beach, next to the local fisherman’s village; 18km from the airport, or roughly 45 minutes by car, and 27km north of Hell-Ville, or one hour by road.

Amarina Hotel has 58 spacious rooms (from 47m² to 129m²) which fringe the seafront on two separate levels:

2 suites – Ampanjaka Be: Senior suite (129m²), with living room, toilet, kitchen on ground floor, bed room upstairs with dressing, Bathroom and Toilet.

13 suites – Manantany: Junior suite (82m²) on the first floor.

41 rooms – Fahatelo: Superior room(47m²) on the ground floor.

1 room – Fianakaviana»: family, with 2 bedrooms (98m²).

1 room – Zanakiana»: for disabled persons (47m²).

All the rooms face west to enjoy the beautiful sunsets and each boasts a terrace with sofa, table and chairs.

Bathrooms are spacious and designed in marble with double basin, bath and shower. The toilets are separated.

Each room has a range of organic natural care products.

The fragrances have been specially designed in partnership with «Bio Aroma» : moisturizing cream, milk, scented soaps, scented bath oils…

All rooms boast an elegant design and feature air conditioning; Mini-bar; Safe; Television and DVD; Internal telephone; Wifi connection; Hair dryer; Coffee and Tea service.

Amarina boasts a wide range of on-site activities, on offer throughout the day.


  • Equipped fitness room and gym
  • Mountain bikes to explore the wild scenery around the hotel – guided tours through hidden villages and the lush tropical vegetation of northern Nosy Be
  • Kayaks
  • Surfboards
  • Traditional pirogues
  • Snorkeling equipment to discover the rich sea-life of the Ambodabay lagoon
  • Beach volleyball
  • French bowling
  • Archery
  • Football with an open invitation to play with the Amarina team
  • Beach tennis
  • Badminton
  • Trampoline
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table
  • Table football.

Leisure activities:
Large sea-facing swimming pool with separate children’s pool

Wii video gamesbook and DVD library – board games.
Massage and relaxation. Amarina has several masseurs, each trained through our partnership scheme with “BioAroma”. The masseurs are trained in typical Malagasy massages, relaxing massages, slimming massages, and body scrub techniques. All massages are performed with natural and essential oil fragrances.

Cultural activities:
Amarina hopes to promote the development of cultural exchange with the local population. We offer the possibility of Malagasy language lessons – story telling of Malagasy myths and fables – a trip to attend an event of traditional boxing (Morengy) – arts and crafts workshops.

Star-gazing – local entertainment and musical groups can be arranged on request. The hotel has a warm team of activities people keen to liven-up an evening.


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