Vakona Forest Lodge

Andasibe Madagascar

  • One of the best lodges from which to explore Andasibe National Park
  • Also very close to Mantadia Reserve (part of Andasibe)
  • Visit the crocodiles in their reserve

Open: Vakona Forest Lodge is open all year.

Location: The lodge is about a 20-minute drive from Andasibe National Park and Andasibe town. It is about a 3 hour drive from the capital, Antananarivo.

Rooms: There are 28 guest rooms, composed of 3 twins, 8 doubles, 7 triples and 10 family rooms. All have heaters which make them cosy on chilly evenings, small fridges to keep drinks cool, a safe and mosquito nets. Each room has an en-suite bathroom.

Activities: Visiting Andasibe National Park and Mantadia National Park about an hour’s drive away. You can also explore the lodge’s own private reserve which includes Lemur Island and a crocodile farm. Horse riding and canoeing can be arranged.

Facilities: There is an outdoor swimming pool and sunbathing deck. The restaurant is kept warm by an open fire and leads out to a wide terrace overlooking a lake. There is a lounge where you can watch TV, play table tennis and pool, and read books from the library. The lodge has a bar.

Dining: Meals are eaten at individual tables in the restaurant and out on the terrace.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome. The family bungalows sleep up to 4 people with 2 extra space provided by a mezzanine floor. The minimum age for visiting Lemur Island is 8 years.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access.

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Client Rating for Madagascar 5/5 from 9 reviews

Amazing central building set by a lake and good individual chalets. Very nice food.

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