Nosy Berafia, Madagascar

Nosy Berafia (Nosy Be) ) is an island located off the northwest coast of Madagascar. Nosy Be is Madagascar's largest and busiest tourist resort. There are several smaller islands located nearby, including Nosy Komba, Nosy Mitsio, Nosy Sakatia, and Nosy Tanikely. The island's main town is Andoany.

Nosy Be offers a wide range of activities including day cruises, scuba diving, exploring the jungle or relaxing on the beach. There are also opportunities for touring around the island.

Things to See & Do

* Madirokely beach
* The port at Andoany
* Snorkeling & scuba diving
* Market
* The oceanographic museum

General Information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Malagasy Ariary (MGA)
Language – Malagasy, French
Land Area – 312 km²
Population – 40,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT plus three hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 261

Port Location – The main port is located at Andoany.

Travel Links – The island is served by Fascene Airport. The airport has direct flights from Europe on Corsairfly, Air Madagascar and Air Italy. Its main city and harbour, Andoany (formerly known as Hellville), can be reached by boat from Ankify.

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