Les Dunes d’Ifaty

Ifaty, west coast Madagascar

  • Set on a beach by the Mozambique Channel
  • Watersports and boat trips
  • Enjoy fresh fish and seafood
  • Relax in the open-sided lounge and bar
  • Explore the spiny forest

Open: Les Dunes d'Ifaty is open all year.

Location: The hotel is on the southwest coast about 27kms north of Tulear, near the fishing village of Mangily. It is in 6 hectares of grounds that lead down to the Mozambique Channel.

Rooms: There are 22 rooms and 19 villas. The rooms are split into standard and superior categories and are built in the gardens, each with a private terrace and en-suite bathroom. The villas are larger and can accommodate up to 4 people. They have a lounge and a large veranda, and some have ocean views. All rooms and villas are equipped with mosquito nets, ceiling fans, TV and safe.

Activities: You can go snorkelling, diving and take part in various watersports. Sailing cruises and whale watching boat trips can be arranged, as can excursions to the spiny forest. Horse riding is popular, and there are bikes for hire. There are facilities for beach volleyball, badminton and petanque.

Facilities: There is an 80-cover restaurant, a dining terrace, bar, games room and a library and book swap. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, plenty of sunbathing space and loungers here and on the beach, where the hotel has a beach bar.

Dining: The restaurant offers local dishes and international fare. Meals are eaten at individual tables. Seafood and fruit feature prominently on the menu.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access in the communal areas.

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Client Rating for Madagascar 5/5 from 9 reviews

A great beach side hotel with all of the amenities you would expect. It was very quiet when we were there - at times only one other couple. The snorkelling is excellent.

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