13° 29’ 47.4504” S
48° 21’ 24.6168” E


Tsara Komba Luxury Beach & Forest Lodge

Nosy Komba, Lemur Island, is the most attractive of the islands comprising the Nosy Be archipelago located between the north-western coast of Madagascar and the Mozambique Channel. Nosy Komba is a former volcano covered by dense forest, surrounded by fine sandy beaches descending gently down to the ocean.
This heavenly island is also home to an extraordinary variety of terrestrial and aquatic fauna and flora, living in perfect harmony with the small number of fishing villages where skilled craftsmen turn out traditional dugout canoes and women embroider attractive colourful tablecloths.
The clear blue waters of the ocean surrounding the island are perfect for bathing, for exploring the sea bed or simply for admiring from the superb beaches and the island’s delightful wild, secluded creeks. As there are no roads or cars on Nosy Komba, this well preserved island must be discovered on foot.

Madagascar’s outstanding natural environment and biodiversity indicate great respect and rare admiration for Mother Nature.
The incredible beauty of the natural sites, the sheer variety of the landscapes, the harmony of the contrasting views, the spirit of the local population and their cultures are all good reasons to explore the island’s many treasures, some visible, some invisible.

Welcome to Tsara Komba, Luxury Beach & Forest Lodge, in the heart of this incredible environment.

More than just a trip, staying in this unusual property will give you much more to remember it by than just a stamp on your passport!


Caring Luxury Ecolodge®

Boasting a natural environment that is second to none, Tsara Komba Luxury Beach & Forest Lodge is the only property in the archipelago to offer its guests all the benefits of the ocean with many trips available and the beauty of the forest, which itself runs into the tropical botanical garden where more than 200 plant and flower species thrive. By visiting the “Baobab & Pachypodium Nursery” where young shrubs are grown, The Indigenous Nature Reserve, The Chef’s Vegetable Garden or the garden’s Aromatic Plants and Fruit Trees … you’ll certainly enjoy discovering this cool, leafy Eden.

But over and above the natural environment which we must care for, there are also close and essential links with the local populations. Tsara Komba Luxury Beach & Forest Lodge is a caring luxury eco-lodge, for which the generation of wealth and its redistribution is a basic principal to be pursued each day, having chosen to employ practices aimed at reducing its environmental impact, to protect this natural environment and to improve living conditions in the neighbouring village, for both current and future generations.

Caring Luxury Ecolodge® - environment, economy and society in harmony.

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About the destination

Situated in the Indian Ocean and separated from Africa by the Mozambique Channel, Madagascar is comprised of a large main island and several smaller island chains.
The fifth largest island in the world after Australia, Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo, this 1,580 km long and 580 km wide island-continent has a surface area of 587,000 km².
Madagascar is a country of varied landscapes. Here you’ll find humid tropical forests, rice fields, white sandy beaches, coral reefs and mountainous high plateaus with red soil.
Due to its isolation from the continent, many plants and animals here are found only in Madagascar. Some 5% of the world’s biodiversity is present in Madagascar and more than 70% of Malagasy biodiversity is endemic, with a high concentration in the Nosy Be archipelago and particularly around Nosy Komba.

Flowers, aromatic plants, exotic trees, baobabs, ylang-ylang, cocoa, vanilla, nutmeg, cloves, coffee and fragrant plants with essential oils all grow here. Major perfume makers and leading cosmetics brands obtain their raw materials here. With its birds, butterflies, chameleons, lemurs, eagles, boa constrictors, whales, dolphins, turtles, whale sharks and manta rays, this nation offers a wonderful opportunity to admire such an outstanding range of incredible species.

Tsara Komba Luxury Beach & Forest Lodge is located on Nosy Komba (Lemur Island), which is the most attractive island in the Nosy Be archipelago off Madagascar’s north-west coast. Nosy Komba is the highest island in the archipelago, peaking at 622m, and is situated off the south coast of Nosy Be, which is 30/40 minutes away by boat and just 15 minutes from the main port. Nosy Komba is a mysterious Island, a former volcano covered by luxuriant vegetation and including wild creeks, isolated beaches, and outstanding viewing points.
It is home to an extraordinary variety of fauna and flora guaranteed to arouse your curiosity, and which can be simply fascinating to discover.

However, Madagascar is much more than simply an admirable nature reserve. The island’s richness and variety can also be experienced through its popular traditions.
A fascinating country characterized by both Asian and African culture, its diversity and its sense of sharing and hospitality make it synonymous with genuine Malagasy values waiting to be discovered, a land where traditions and customs are still deeply ingrained in its 18 distinct ethnic groups.
The Malagasy people are always busy, always creative and always smiling.

As a sense of sharing and community-spiritedness are essential values for this multi-ethnic population, it’s easy to meet them and to appreciate this aspect of their day-to-day lives as you discover their incredible heritage. Around Nosy Komba, you’ll easily meet colourful characters from the Sakalava tribe and learn more about their traditions, music, dances and arts and crafts. including the woodcarvers and tablecloth embroiderers.

Tsara Komba Luxury Beach & Forest Lodge offers its guests a great opportunity which goes beyond a simple stay:
an incredible journey to the heart of the essential Madagascar.

With discovery the watchword, Madagascar, often called the eighth continent, is without a doubt THE destination for any traveller seeking authenticity.

High Spirit Experiences

Madagascar inspires travellers, whisking them away to a dream world and submerging them in a marvellous and unique natural and cultural environment.
Tsara Komba Luxury Beach & Forest Lodge is committed to preserving all of this and to helping its guests discover some of the incomparable riches and attractions of this destination. Curiosity, adventure, exploration and immersion.... These are just some of the exciting experiences awaiting you here, with family, friends or as a couple ...

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