Eden Lodge

Madagascar

  • Peaceful setting on the mainland coast
  • Go snorkelling, sailing and kayaking
  • See lemurs and geckos in the forest
  • Spend a day on Baobab Beach
  • Excellent eco credentials

Open: Eden Lodge is open all year apart from 21st January to the end of February.

Location: Eden Lodge is in 8 hectares of grounds that lead down to Baobab Beach on the mainland. It can be reached by boat from Nosy Be and Ankify, each about a half hour journey.

Rooms: There are 8 guest lodges, with canvas walls set on wooden decks beneath thatched roofs. They are designed to admit the cooling breeze, which is supplemented by a fan. Beds are fitted with mosquito ets. Each lodge has a large bathroom to the rear which leads to a private terrace. There is also a covered deck at the front of the lodge, facing the sea. Each lodge has a safe and minibar. They are located at varying distances from the main lodge.

Activities: Watersports such as snorkelling, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, sailing and windsurfing are offered free. Scuba diving is available at a nearby PADI centre, you can accompany fishermen on fishing trips and go for a ride in a dugout canoe. These activities and excursions can be paid for locally. Guides from the lodge lead walks into the forest by day and after dark where you can go lemur spotting. You can also explore the mangroves, visit a local village and take a tour of the vegetable garden. Games of beach volleyball and petanque can be arranged.

Facilities: The large lounge-bar is an open-fronted, thatched building by the beach, where there are comfy sofas, and board games are provided. There is free Wi-Fi. The hotel offers a massage service, payable locally. There are loungers and sunshades on the beach for guests to use. The lodge uses solar power for electricity and hot water.

Dining: Meals are served in the restaurant and outdoors by the beach, at individual tables.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access in the main lodge building.

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