Nosy Be is situated in the Mozambique Channel near the north west coast of Madagascar. Known as the island of perfumes, Nosy Be is the largest and main island of an archipelago of smaller islands. This volcanic island of around 320 square kilometres is filled with dense forested areas sprinkled with volcanic lakes and is home to an exceptional diversity of incredible fauna and flora. Nosy Be is the springboard for exciting and fascinating visits to a variety of smaller islands scattered nearby. Beyond relaxing on the beautiful beaches, the archipelago offers incredible snorkelling and diving, hiking, trekking, quad biking, horseback riding and fishing.