"La clef du paradis"

#1 Recommended Hidden Gem Hotel in Ambaro, Madagascar (view list)  
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About The Vanila Hotel & Spa

Found on the west coast of Nosy Be, the Vanila Hotel & Spa combines the modern amenities today's guests love with the charm and authenticity of the Malagasy.

Its traditional architecture and magnificent tropical garden are in complete harmony with the original landscape of the Ile aux Parfums. Its wide range of high quality services ensures unsurpassed comfort and security to its guests.

Hotel Location

Vanila Hotel and Spa is situated 40 minutes from airport, 25 minutes from Hellville, 5 minutes from Dzamandzar (the sugar factory town) and 15 minutes from Ambatoloaka, the Nosy Be vibrant night spot. Facing beautiful sunsets, Nosy Sakatia – the Orchids island is reached from the hotel on a 10 minutes leisurely motor pirogue ride on which the Vanila Hotel possesses a beautiful private beach. There, various events and evenings galas can be organized. Excursions with nautical and outdoor activities can be enjoyed.

Hotel Particularites

Every room at the Vanila Hotel is exceptionally well appointed. There are Garden rooms and Ocean rooms, which differ in size; all are peaceful, beautifully decorated and filled with bright sunshine. Variously, private terraces, balconies and gorgeous views of the ocean and gardens are offered.

Two restaurants: The Parfum Vanille restaurant where morning breakfast and dinner are served in various daily buffet style of fresh and fabulous dishes and the Grill Del Sol restaurant where lunch and dinner offer A la carte menu, or Cuisine Gastronomique based on a cool grill-style dishes or cooked and presented lobster, prawn, oyster and duck dishes, plus much more.

Four overflowing swimming pool including one for the kids and facing the Indian Ocean.

The 200 m² SPA comprises 1 hydrotherapy room, 4 massage rooms, four Jacuzzis and 1 Hamman and 1 relaxing room where tea is served. Jacuzzis are free of charge for the clients of the Vanila hotel but on appointment. Through a combination of oriental architecture and the use of natural Malagasy products, body and mind harmony takes all its dimension.

Free of charge in & around the hotel: wifi, snooker, tennis table, children’s playground, dartboard, petanque, library, video library, TV room, Jacuzzis (on appointment).