Séminaire de la Banque Mondiale en Afrique
Séminaire de la Banque Mondiale en Afrique (2)
Séminaire de la Banque Mondiale en Afrique (5)
Séminaire de la Banque Mondiale en Afrique (3)

January 2017: World Bank Africa Seminary

For a week, the Vanila Hotel & Spa hosted some 40 World Bank managers for the Sub-Saharan African 2017 seminar. It was on this occasion that the President of the Malagasy Republic Mr Hery Rajaonarimampiania came to meet them and speak with the Vice- President Makhtar Diop of the multiple challenges of Madagascar and Nosy Be.

14 February: The Valentine's Day

At the Vanila was under good humor and fun: a poetry competition was organized (not obligatory) & dedicated to the theme of Love for all the couples present at the hotel. In the evening, reading of the sonnets by Monsieur in front of the guests. A treat and laughter’s! The best poem received as a reward 1 hour of massage for the couple at the Spa of the Vanila Hotel. All other couples received gifts as compensation

Sortie Sakatia
Sortie Sakatia (3)
Sortie Sakatia (2)

February 2017: Sakatia Day

Every 2 months, between 6 to 10 children aged 6 to 11 years are experiencing a different day of their lives……. For some it is a whole new adventure. , The day starts with boat transfers, private beach for themselves, deck chairs / deckchairs, beach towels, welcome cocktail with pineapple and a special buffet for these children. Always faithful to its commitment, the involvement of the Vanila Hotel & Spa *** Sup and the logistics of Noisy Be Original (high quality services local tour operator organizing excursions in partnership with the VHS) enable these children to live an extraordinary day and return home with memories that they can tell their friends.

March 2017: Conference on the so-called “rare earth”

A unique ecosystem is threatened on the Ampasindava peninsula by the mining of the rare earth minerals. This conference reuniting associations, tourism professional and official’s people from the Nosy Be archipelago and of the Ampasindava peninsula made it possible to evaluate the dramatic consequences of this mining and the actions to be taken for this project to not be undertaken. Several petitions have been put in place, one of them called Tandalus Project via change.org is now reaching 7200 signatories

soirée Menu Gastronomique GOUT DE FRANCE GOOD (5)
soirée Menu Gastronomique GOUT DE FRANCE GOOD (9)

21st of MARCH: Gastronomy Menu evening GOUT DE GRANCE GOOD

2000 chefs & restaurants have been selected worldwide by GOUT DE FRANCE GOOD association to celebrate the French Gastronomy, 9 in Madagascar, only 1 in Nosy Be: the Vanila Hotel & Spa and its Chef Nicolas Milliot.

As part of this global culinary adventure, an exceptional dinner at “Ten Fingers”, elaborated by our Chef Nicolas Milliot, was served at the Vanila Hotel & Spa Restaurant: the Parfum Vanille.

In order to celebrate this day, we suggested our guests a “balade” with the Chef in the Hell-Ville Market meanders to fill his baskets with fresh food products.

The evening, the Gastronomy menu were successful and much appreciated by the guests; the French songs repertory well performed by Tiana & Stefaniella led the guest to dance and enjoy themselves.

Séminaire WEEFA

April 2017: Seminar WEEFA

The VHS welcomed for 5 nights thirty agents from the Ecosystem Naturellement Association based in La Reunion. It is in a relaxed but studious that the new agents training took place.

Auguste Escoffier

April 2017: Auguste Escoffier

Mr Jean-Louis Salles was inducted as a “friends of the A.Escoffier supporters” of the Indian Ocean in 2010 ad whose association is based in Tana. To replace the Auguste Escoffier friends’ association president, Chef Nicolas Milliot Vanila Hotel & Spa went to represent Mr Jean-Louis Salles for the new president official ceremony transfer. The Vanila Hotel & Spa renewed its commitments its deep “Escoffier Spirit” : sharing knowledge, respect of the culinary history, support for charitable causes, culinary training, hotel & catering schools support, events creation, contests and finally its evolution protection: ” Cooking will improve with the evolution of the society itself, without stopping to be an art” wrote Escoffier.

May 2017: OHCHR Workshop

For 3 days the VHS welcomed the PNUD (United Nations Development Program) for Madagascar

CANAL + Workshop

1 full day work for Canal + in Madagascar

Séminaire Valrhona-2

May 2017: Valrhona Seminar

Valrhona is a French chocolate factory that provides since 1922 an exceptional chocolate and top chefs and artisans; The Vanila Hotel & Spa hosted about thirty people for a week.

Under the sign of relaxation but also with a well-targeted program, these artisans and chefs chocolatiers of France have discovered the delights of Nosy Be with visits to the various suppliers of Valrhona

Dégustation de vins

May 2017: Wine Tasting

It is in the presence of the team Royal Spirits and consultant oenologist Pierre Lenain the Vanila Hotel & Spa organized a South African, Chilean and French wines tasting.

On this occasion our guests were able to enjoy aperitif snacks concocted specially for the event.


Fam Trips

Under the umbrella of Malagasy receptive tour operators, many Fam trips with French and South African travel and tourism agents took place at the Vanila Hotel & Spa in May.

For the International Trade Fair Madagascar of Tana, the VHS expects for June a Fam Trip organized by the ITM; this Fam trip  will be composed of a group of German agents, a group of South African agents, a group of agents from Eastern Europe and finally a Press trip with a German group

Tandalus Project

The Tandalus project is still ongoing and we hope that all the official steps taken will lead to the abandonment of mining


The Italian airline restarted its direct flights Rome or Milan / Nosy Be since March allowing the VHS to regularly welcome again all its crew!


Vanila Hotel & Spa ***Sup will be attending the ITM Tana from 08 to 11 June 2017; come & visit us at STAND P5 (outdoor)

Course de pirogue

Pirogues race

on the 05th of June 2017, with 50 others boatmen, the VHS is participating to a pirogue race organized by the Nosy Be Rotary Club and Boatmen Association; departure being from Sakatia Island, arrival Ambatoloaka beach.

The race is realized for the benefit of the Hell-Ville Maternity Hospital


Nosy Be SYmphonie

Nosy Be Symphony 2017 Fourth Edition

Major Indian Ocean classical music event from 29 AUGUST TO 02 SEPTEMBER 2017. To not be missed!

For this event, a NBS package is offered by the Vanila Hotel & Spa

see below our “specials”

Nosy Be Trail

Nosy Be Trail 2017 Fifth Edition, 09th of December:

Official Partner of the Fourth Nosy Be Trail Edition,

the VHS accommodates runners & organizers & a special package is proposed

see below


  • Package Nosy Be Symphonies : 07 nuitées en demi-pension
  • Prix : 740€ / pax (base double), supplément single à 399€
  • l’hébergement en chambre climatisée (base double)
  • la formule demi-pension
  • les transferts aéroport/hôtel aller-retour
  • les transferts sur les sites de concerts
  • les entrées aux 05 concerts + les 04 cocktails dînatoires
  • 01 sortie à Nosy Sakatia avec déjeuner offert
  • 01 massage de bienvenue au Spa du Vanila Hotel

Promotions and Special Offers all year around at the Vanila!

Honeymoon, Wedding Anniversaries, Families, Groups

Package Nosy Be Trail 2017

L’hôtel, en tant que partenaire, propose un tarif exceptionnel à 62 euros/personne/jour en demi-pension sur la base de chambre double.
Si la personne est seule, il y aura un supplément de 20 euros soit 82 euros /jour en demi-pension.

…and our Star offers

For stays of more than 3 nights, upgrade to a Suite or Honeymoon Suite Luxury, upon availability, 25% discount for the bride!

For stays of more than 5 nights, special package couple in our Spa with either Jacuzzi or steam bath or massage, welcome gift, welcome cocktail during a romantic dinner.