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Masoala Forest LodgeMadagascar
Set on the fringes of Masoala National Park, Masoala Forest Lodge in Madagascar, Africa occupies a golden stretch of sand on Madagascar’s eastern coastline. A scenic two hour boat transfer from Maroansetra, this tented paradise is built in the traditional Malagasy style.
Masoala Forest Lodge is home to seven palm-thatched tree houses are elevated on stilted platforms, offering fantastic views of both the forest canopy and Indian Ocean. Interiors are airy and minimalist with outdoor verandas and shaded hammocks.
Savour cuisine at the Beach House where produce is sourced directly from the lodge gardens, rainforest and sea. The over-water stilted Sea Deck is perfect for sampling local teas, infusions from the rainforest and home-grown roasted coffee.
Enjoy snorkelling through the coral rich waters of Tampolo Parc Marin, sea kayak through mangroves or take guided forest walks at night to spot nocturnal wildlife. Visit neighbouring villages and explore local cultures or indulge in a massage at the Spa Tent.
- Direct beach access
- Self-guided or guided sea kayaking
- Visit Nosy Mangabe island
- Traditional Pirogue canoe up Tampolo River
- Bird, mammal and reptile spotting in the lodge area
- Boat fishing
- Whale-watching by boat or kayak
- Visit city of Maroantsetra
- Cultural tour of Ambodiforaha village
- Snorkel in the Bay d’Antongil
- Birdwatching in the Masoala Rainforest
- Guided nocturnal wildlife walks
- Guided walks to nearby cascades
- Ten-night led sea kayaking excursion
- Masoala National Park wildlife tours
- Magalasy rum tasting
Accessible only on foot or by boat, Masoala Forest Lodge is a remote, genuinely eco-friendly lodge, on a densely forested peninsula in the east of Madagascar in Africa is a haven of tranquillity. Offering a highly personal experience, with just seven treehouse-like accommodations, this is the ideal place to include on any itinerary. There's lots to do here, from forest walks, snorkelling, swimming in both the sea and crystal clear streams, whale watching, fishing and experiencing sustainable life in the rainforest with the local Malagasy community.
We won't take you to the usual tourist traps, instead we'll introduce you to people that show you the true side of a country. With our contacts in each destination, we can arrange for you to meet locals away from the crowds and ensure an authentic experience.
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