Les Dunes d Ifaty

Ifaty Beach, Madagascar

Les Dunes is in a class of its own, elite and down-to-earth at the same time and undoubtedly a top accommodation choice while holidaying in Ifaty. Located 27km north of Toliara along the Mozambique Channel, just before the fishing village of Mangily, this charming hotel complex of 19 Villas and 22 Deluxe Rooms is situated in the calm of a tropical park, allowing guests to enjoy the pleasures of the lagoon, its Great Barrier Reef, and excursions into the forest of baobabs.

There 22 Deluxe Rooms include standard and superior rooms, and of the 19 Villas, six are suited for families or groups. The stylishly designed interiors are complemented by a plush bathroom and the decked terraces are an ideal spot to take in the tropical garden and bay views.

Scuba diving and fishing excursions can be arranged at the on-site diving center. Guests can also horseback ride or take a quad-bike to the spiny forest, home to abundant flora and fauna. Enjoy whale-watching (in season), a variety of water sports, and sailing in a traditional pirogue on the bay. The restaurant serves a variety of Malagasy dishes and international cuisine.

Les Dunes d Ifaty can be reached by 4x4 vehicle and its coast is protected by a coral reef which extends for hundreds of kilometers from Morombe to Itampolo. Ifaty beach is bordered by filaos trees, faces the bay of Ranobe and a nearby nature reserve is readily accessible.