Nosy Sakatia, an island away from an island is a nature’s paradise.
Situated on the west coast of Nosy Be, Nosy Sakatia boasts unspoiled tropical flora and fauna. There are no roads, only footpaths on this small island of 6.5 km long and 2 km wide at its widest point. It is perfect for one to wonder and explore its beauty and deserted beaches. The island is fringed by spectacular coral reefs to be enjoyed by snorkelers and scuba divers alike.
Sakatia Lodge has 11 bungalows in total. Four spacious Ravenala bungalows and four comfortable Mango bungalows. One family Madiro bungalow near the ocean and the sacred mountain and two (non-self-catering) villas situated right on the beach. The maximum capacity of Sakatia Lodge is 33 guests.
All bungalows have a private bathroom with a shower & toilet, hot water, and the beds are provided with mosquito nets.
The Mango bungalows
The Mango bungalows are situated around a large mango tree. The lemurs love to have their afternoon snack in this tree when the mangos are in season. The Mango bungalows are comfortable bungalows, with a small private veranda, bathroom with shower and toilet, hot water, and fan. It sleeps two persons, twin or double.
The Ravenala bungalows
The Ravenala bungalows are spacious and all have a bathroom with shower and toilet, hot water, fan, and a large private veranda. It sleeps two persons, twin or double. There is a possibility to put an extra bed in the room for a child up to 12 years old.
The Madiro bungalow
The Madiro bungalow is the perfect bungalow for a family. This large bungalow is situated next to the Sacred Mountain with direct access to the beach. It also has a large private veranda and private sunbeds. It has a queen size and 2 single beds and sleeps four, but an extra bed for a child is an option.
The Villa Ranomasy (non-self-catering)
The Villa Ranomasy(non-self-catering) is situated right on the beach of Nosy Sakatia. It has three bedrooms, all with a private bathroom and 24 hours electricity for lights, fans, and fridge. Relax in the shade of the large private veranda or on one of the private sunbeds right in front of the Villa. At high tide, the ocean is only 25 meters away.
Villa Tonga Soa (non self-catering)
Villa Tonga Soa (non-self-catering) is perfect for large families or groups of friends. It has three bedrooms, all with a private bathroom and 24 hours electricity. The large, private veranda has a dining table and a sitting area. Or relax on one of the private sunbeds right in front of the villa. At high tide, a dip in the ocean is only 25 meters away.
The house reef of Nosy Sakatia is 400 meters from Sakatia Lodge and is not only excellent for diving, but also for snorkeling. Or take a kayak out to search for the sea turtles that are right in front of the Lodge at high tide. Some snorkel spots and beaches are best visited with a pirogue (a traditional dug-out boat). For those who would like to relax Sakatia Lodge also offers massages.
Other activities that Sakatia Lodge can organize are island walks on Nosy Sakatia, horseback riding on Nosy Be, quad biking on Nosy Be, whale watching (seasonal), and tours to other nearby islands, such as Nosy Komba and Nosy Tanikely (marine reserve).