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If you want to make an unforgettable trip punctuated by atypical and enriching visits, the island of Sainte-Marie, in the northeast of the big island ...
Sainte Marie: an island paradise
Located off the east coast of Madagascar, the island of Sainte-Marie is a prime destination for a trip to Malagasy lands. This destination presents a rich history marked notably by the presence of famous pirates such as John Avery, Thomas Tew or Williams Kidd following its discovery in 1506 by Portuguese navigators.
From Soanierana-Ivongo on the mainland, a motorboat will take you there in just 30 minutes. A frame still left in the wild await you or include endemic fauna and flora species such as orchids, including the famous Queen of Madagascar or the many species of nocturnal and diurnal lemurs. You will also discover various cultures of vanilla, cinnamon, pepper, coffee or cloves. The island with multiple nicknames offers many ideas for outings, excursions or walks ...
Some suggestions of excursions
The island of Sainte-Marie is surrounded by islets to visit: Ile aux Nattes, the island Madame and l'Ile aux Forbans. The island with mats appears paradise and promises absolute calm to its guests. Scuba diving excursions are frequently organized because it has rare seabeds. Further north, Pirate Island is worth a visit. Vessels are still under the waters of this place also called the Forbans Island. A famous cemetery is also home to former pirates, outlaws and foreign convicts ... The entrance to this place is characterized by a tombstone representing the emblem of the pirates: two shins topped with a skull. Finally, the north of the island of Sainte-Marie is conducive to motorcycle rides, including a lighthouse at its northern tip.