Luxury Cruise in Nosy Be Madagascar

A luxury cruise in Nosy Be is an unforgettable experience. Sail on a Yacht and go on an adventure in the North West of Madagascar.

A Luxury cruise in Nosy Be is an alternative to city tours or mass tourism. You will have at your disposal jet-skis, dinghies, snorkeling equipment on board of your Luxury Yacht to cruise the turquoise seas of Madagascar’s North West coast during this Luxury cruise in Nosy Be.

Capacity: 11 persons maximum
Duration: 10 days / 9 nights

Your cruise stages : Nosy Be – Antsoha – Baramahamay – Kalalajoro – Antanimora – Nosy Lava – Baie de Moramba – Lodge des Terres Blanches – Nosy Saba – Nosy Valiha – Nosy Iranja – Nosy Be

For this Luxury cruise in Nosy Be, sail aboard a luxurious yacht while criss-crossing the seas of Madagascar’s North West Coast. Built in 1964 by the English shipyard James A. Silver Ltd, ‘Sophisticated Lady’ is a Classic Motor yacht with elegant interiors and rich details in prestigious wood and copper. The traditional design of the time is combined with the most sophisticated technology to create a unique combination of beauty and sailing efficiency.
On its characteristic, length: 30m, width: 6m, speed: 10/12nd, draught: 2.9m, cabins: 4, sleeping 11 people, cruising: 40 people.

The Classic Motor yacht has three levels: a lower level with cabins and bathrooms, an intermediate level with a large air-conditioned saloon with a giant screen, a rear terrace with a wooden table, a spacious Jacuzzi with a solarium area on the bow, and finally, on the upper level, a large terrace with a panoramic gourmet restaurant and lounge bar area.
Forget everyday life restrictions and enjoy an extraordinary journey, thanks to its power (engine: 2 x 375CV Baudouin) and its great autonomy it can take you further and faster (fuel capacity: 28 000L, generator: 1.33 Kwa and 1.45 Kwa Cummins, watermaker: 180L/hour). Beautiful places are waiting for you, let us make you discover them.

NB: This cruise  is proposed to you as an indication, you can modify some destinations according to your desires.
Sailing times are approximate and will depend on the direction and the strength of the winds. Program subject to weather conditions, tides,  and of course as your wishes.
We are at your disposal to elaborate together your “Tailor made cruise”.


If you are interested in this Luxury cruise in Nosy Be, please contact us for a free quote


− A unique itinerary mixing sea and land on the North West Coast, the most beautiful and preserved of Madagascar
− An experience that will allow those who live it to be totally immersed in nature

  Day 1. NOSY BE – ANTSOHA – BARAMAHAMAY (Sailing time about 4 hours)

Arrival in Nosy Be, welcome by our Activity Manager and transfer to the port to board the yacht. Once settled in the cabins, a refreshing aperitif awaits you on the panoramic terrace while the yacht leaves the port to sail South. A short stop on the Antsoha private islet, home to 6 lemur species. You will enjoy a sunset while sailing and drop anchor in Baramahamay around dinner time which will be served on board on the panoramic terrace.

Night on board.

  Day 2. BARAMAHAMAY – KALAKAJORO (Sailing time about 3 hours)

After breakfast, you will board the dinghy to return to the beautiful bay of Baramahamay by sailing up a small river that will take you to the Great Land Coast through a rich mangrove forest populated by different endemic bird species. You will continue with a soft trekking to discover the wilderness further inland.

After lunch served on board, the afternoon will be dedicated to relaxing on the lonely beaches of this bay and you will end your day with an aperitif while sailing to Kalakajoro Island.

Dinner and night stay on board.


(Sailing time about 9 hours of which Kalakajoro-Antanimora: 2 hours / Antanimora-Nosy Lava: 3 hours / Nosy Lava-Moramba Bay: 4 hours)

Breakfast on board while sailing to the wonderful island of Antanimora where you will stop to enjoy a long bath in its crystal clear waters. Then you will sail South to Nosy Lava, an arid island rich in history: it is home to an abandoned prison dating back to the colonial era. You will visit its ruins accompanied by the last of its inhabitants. Once back on board, enjoy the sunset. You will arrive in front of Moramba Bay in the evening.

Dinner and night on board.

  Day 4. MORAMBA BAY – LODGE DES TERRES BLANCHES (Sailing time about 2 hours)

Breakfast on board and short sail to the Lodge des Terres Blanches. Settle into your room and spend the day relaxing and discovering this pristine stretch of coastline. Lunch and dinner will be served at the Lodge.

Night stay at the Lodge.


Two full days to immerse yourself in the wildest nature overlooking a long white beach and a lagoon of turquoise hues. Each corner hides something unique: baobabs, red circuses, lemurs, floating islands are also to be discovered. Nestled in a nature reserve, the Lodge will welcome you in its elegant structure.

Night stays at the Lodge

  Day 7. LODGE DES TERRES BLANCHES – NOSY SABA (Sailing time about 6 hours)

After relaxation days at the Lodge des Terres Blanches, you will return to the boat around sunset and then sail North to Nosy Saba just after dinner.

Night on board.

  Day 8. NOSY SABA – NOSY VALIHA (Sailing time about 3 hours)

Breakfast on board and then we sail down to Nosy Saba to discover this green island of exclusive beauty. After enjoying the white beach and a swim in the clear waters, you will board the yacht to continue sailing to Nosy Valiha island while enjoying the breathtaking panorama during lunch on board.

In the afternoon, accompanied snorkeling and relaxation on the beach of this beautiful island where you will anchor for the night.

Dinner and night on board.


(Sailing time about 7 hours including Nosy Valiha-Nosy Iranja: 3h 30min / Nosy Iranja-Ambanoro Bay: 3h 30min)

Breakfast on board while sailing to Nosy Iranja for a morning dedicated to discover one of the 6 most beautiful islands in the world. After a short walk to the colonial lighthouse, a panoramic point offering a 360° view of the island, enjoy a moment of relaxation on the beach and accompanied snorkeling.

Lunch on board and departure to Nosy Be Island where you will arrive around sunset and drop anchor in the quiet Ambanoro Bay.

Dinner and night on board.

  Day 10. NOSY BE

Breakfast on board and crossing from Ambanoro Bay to Nosy Be port according to your departure schedule. Once on land, transfer to the airport with air-conditioned cars.

− Reception at Nosy Be airport
− Transfers airport-port-airport in Nosy Be
− Yacht rental with crew
− “ALL INCLUSIVE” package during your Luxury cruise in Nosy Be (including aperitif and snacks, soft drinks and beers)
− Jet-ski, dinghy, snorkeling equipment
− Hot water, Jacuzzi, laundry service, sun loungers, big screen, air conditioning
− Vignettes and tourist taxes
− Entrance fees at parks/reserves/sites mentioned in the program with local guide fees

− International or domestic flights, airport taxes
− Visa and travel insurance
− Tips, personal expenses, alcoholic beverages (wine and hard liquor)
− All free and extra activities (Diving: on request)
− Any other service not mentioned for this Luxury cruise in Nosy Be
− Other factors independent of our services (increase in airport taxes…)