Andilana Beach, Nosy Be
The best place to stay in Nosy Be, Madagascar depends on what your interests are.
If you like a beautiful beach and lots of activity options, Andilana Beach is the best place to stay in Nosy Be.
The beach in Andilana is considered to be the best on the island, and there are tour operators offering every activity from pirogue tours to ATV rides.
There are numerous hotels in Andilana, so there’s no shortage of options for places to stay, and the town and beach both have a number of restaurants and shops.
If you want somewhere more secluded, the best places to stay in Nosy Be are away from the main resort areas.
There are private resorts all around Nosy Be where you can enjoy your holiday in seclusion.
If you want to be truly in the middle of it all, you can stay in Hellville, the main city in Nosy Be.
Hellville is a bustling port city that has restaurants, shops, and local businesses, but is not a beach destination or a particularly attractive city.
Nonetheless, Hellville is the best place to mix and mingle with the locals, and is the best place to stay if you want to immerse yourself in Malagasy culture or if you’re only in town for a day and want to take a boat to Nosy Komba for a lemur tour.