Indian Ocean Island Getaway

7 Nights / 8 Days


  • Nature excursions observing unique birdlife and tropical flora
  • Snorkeling the island coral reefs
  • Discover the Malagasy culture with a guided tour
  • Discover the art of crafting traditional pirogue boats
  • Sunset cruise
  • Whale safari adventure
  • Visit to the Pirate Cemetery

An island adventure awaits

Your exquisite beachfront haven

Arrive to warm smiles, explore hidden gems, witness majestic whales, immerse in local culture, snorkel vibrant reefs, and embrace nature’s wonders.

On arrival in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar, enjoy an overnight in the heart of the business district, at Novotel Antananrivo. Discover the mainland of Madagascar. Just 15 minutes from downtown and the airport and quick access to the Queen’s Palace, Tsimbazaza Zoo and Lake Anosy or a short walk from Tsarasaotra Bird Park.

The following day, a short domestic flight will bring you to Sainte Marie Island, where you will be transferred to Soanambo Hotel & Spa. The next 7 days you will enjoy the lush gardens and beachfront property, warm evenings, meals featuring local delicacies and fresh seafood.


Activities on the island range from exploring the many hidden gems of Sainte-Marie:

Visit the Pirate Cemetery, a historical testament to the island’s intriguing past.

Enjoy a picnic lunch on the tranquil Île aux Nattes, known for its white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters.

Embark on an exhilarating whale safari adventure in the waters surrounding Sainte-Marie.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant Malagasy culture. Visit local villages and engage with friendly residents.
Savor a traditional Malagasy lunch prepared by a local family, offering a taste of authentic cuisine.
Discover the art of crafting traditional pirogue boats.

End the day with an evening sunset cruise with cocktails and canapés

For an underwater adventure, dive into an unforgettable underwater world with a guided snorkeling expedition to explore the island’s coral reefs and marine life.

Back on land, embark on a nature excursion to observe the island’s unique bird species and lush tropical flora. Explore the lush forests and mangroves, keeping an eye out for lemurs and chameleons.

Mantis Soanambo Hotel & Spa

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • On-site Activities
  • Airport transfers


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  • Car hire
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  • Flights
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  • Cancellation policy:
    Written cancellation confirmation required in return acknowledging confirmation thereof.
    50% of total stay if cancelled – less than 45 days prior to arrival.
    100% of total stay if cancelled – less than 30 days prior to arrival.
  • Payment Policy:
    100% payment required 45 days prior to arrival with 25% deposit required at time of reservation confirmation.
  • Travel insurance is essential