Madagascar's orientation as an eco-tourism destination is confirmed with the setting up of a sustainable tourism committee within the National Tourist Office of Madagascar (ONTM). In this article, MHO wishes to highlight some eco lodges where you can stay in comfort, while being close to nature.
The Eden Lodge in Nosy Be with renewable energy sources
Last year, theEden Lodge Probably part of the pride of the hotel Malagasy since 2011. Indeed, it was ranked among the 10 most beautiful lodges in the world by the magazine Hotel & Lodge. Luxury and ecological, the establishment distinguishes itself by the fact that it uses 100% solar energy for its operation. The owners have also made sure to use only natural building materials: stone, leaf, wood ... The commitment of the Eden Lodge is in the direction of the preservation of nature in its locality of implantation (turtles, lemurs , baobabs). It is also involved in sustainable development actions with the local population.
The Natiora Residences : villas in a haven of paradise
As the name suggests, the Natiora residences are located in nature on the island of Sainte-Marie. Between coral sea and tropical forest, the villas of this establishment enjoy the beauty of unspoiled nature, in the quiet bay of Andapatsara. The villas are spread over the estate 6 ha, with its private park filled with exotic plants and medicinal plants. The passage of a stream of fresh water comes to give the final touch to this paradisiac landscape. The official website of Résidences Natiora sets out in detail its philosophy in the sense of ecology (energy saving, local consumption) and the sustainable development of the locality of Andapatsara.
The Ravoraha de Sainte Marie: valorization of local products and services
Still in Sainte-Marie, this eco-lodge is located near the island's only airport, in the center of a traditional village. The property is also built with natural and local materials. Similarly, for all these activities, the Ravoraha turns to local suppliers. Whether for food (fresh), for guiding services for tours, and it also recruits its staff among locals. On the environment side, the establishment makes sure that these activities do not have harmful consequences: use of biodegradable products, energy saving, use of solar energy, etc.
To make your choice, MHO invites you to consult its lists of lodges