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Vakona Forest Lodge - Madagascar, Africa
This well-established lodge in Madagascar, Africa boasts beautiful indigenous gardens and is set against the backdrop of the surrounding forest. Vakona Forest Lodge is the perfect base from which to explore the Parch National d’Andasibe-Mantadia as well as their very own lemur islands, a crocodile park and some great birding opportunities. Being within just a few minutes from the surrounding reserves, and situated on it’s own reserve, you can expect a plethora of wildlife during your stay here.
Set on the fringes of the Andasibe National Park, Vakona Forest Lodge in Madagascar, Africa lends itself to exploration of wildlife-filled rainforests. Around a three hour drive from Antananarivo, it boasts stunning views of unspoilt eucalyptus forest.
Its 28 bungalows, artfully arranged around the hillside, are built in the Malagasy tradition with sunny terraces and options for larger family-suited mezzanines. Interiors are light and breezy in a minimalist fashion, while en suites are spacious with shower facilities.
Savour French cuisine with a Malagasy twist at the octagonal restaurant with a picturesque fireplace at its centre. The outdoor terrace is ideal for soaking up the sun or afternoon drinks watching tropical birds flit across the lake.
Vakona Forest Lodge also an outdoor pool and its own nature reserve, Analamazoatra, where activities include trekking, riding and visits to a crocodile farm. Try a guided walk through Andasibe Park and listen for endangered indri amongst the floral diversity.