Hotel Palissandre Cote West

Just half an hour from Madagascar’s iconic Baobab Alley (also known as the ‘Avenue of the Baobabs’), the Hotel Palissandre Cote Ouest is located on a beach in Morondava, on the island’s remote west coast. Guests at this idyllic property are accommodated in 30 spacious rustic bungalows crafted from stone, timber and thatch, featuring four-poster beds and furnished, shaded verandas. All units are air-conditioned and equipped with plenty of hot water for relaxing showers at the end of each day.

At the centre of the property next to a swimming pool sits a large restaurant and bar, where the finest, freshest local ingredients are crafted into Malagasy and international dishes. Also found here is a day spa, where massages and other pampering treatments are offered – a real treat after a long day out exploring the coastline or travelling inland along rough, dusty roads!        

 Not-to-be-missed experiences while staying at Hotel Palissandre Cote Ouest include sunset at the Avenue of The Baobabs, a photogenic boulevard lined by over 20 unique upside-down trees and a visit to the Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park which is home to a vast collection of needle-shaped limestone formations. Another highlight is the Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve next door, which harbours over a dozen species of lemur as well as other amazing endemic fauna. Should you wish to learn more about local culture or history, there are a number of fascinating sites in the vicinity including an ancient necropolis.


How to get to Hotel Palissandre Cote Ouest

Set in a peaceful fishing village known as Nosy Kely, Hotel Palissandre Cote Ouest can be reached by short flight from Antananarivo. The airport at Morondava is approximately 20 minutes by road from the property.

Activities at Hotel Palissandre Cote Ouest

  • Spa treatments
  • Excursions to the Avenue of The Baobabs
  • Tours of Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park and Nature Reserve
  • Watersports such as kayaking and scuba diving
  • Cultural experiences

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Hotel Palissandre Cote Ouest Highlights

  • An idyllic beach resort on Madagascar’s secluded west coast
  • Enjoy water-based activities such as kayaking in the warm Mozambique Channel
  • Explore iconic attractions such as the Avenue of the Baobabs
  • Venture inland to view the incredible Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park
  • Observe lemurs in the wild and visit local cultural and historic sites

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Madagascar Overview

Why should I travel to Madagascar?
Filled with remarkable plants, birds and animals the island of Madagascar is often called the “Galapagos of the Indian Ocean”. With an African and Indonesian heritage, overlaid with French colonial influences, it also has a fascinating history and culture.

What animals will I see in Madagascar?
You can explore Madagascar’s many national parks and reserves by car, on foot or by boat in search of strange and rare species, such as the many types of lemur, chameleon, birds, insects and plants.

What is the climate of Madagascar?
The climate is generally hot and subtropical. The north and east are wetter and the west and south drier. May to October is cooler, with plenty of sunshine, and the best time to visit.

What can I combine Madagascar with?
A safari in South Africa or Botswana for big game viewing. None of Africa’s famous large mammals like lion, elephant or zebra can be seen in Madagascar.

How to get to Madagascar?
There are flights from Johannesburg (South Africa) or Nairobi (Kenya) to Ivato Airport, 12km from Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar.

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Do I need vaccinations for Madagascar? Please call us on 1300 363 302

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