Diego Suarez, destination of adventures and relaxation

Diego Suarez is the main town north of Madagascar. It is a dreamy destination and offers a range of nautical and land activities, in an incredible and breathtaking setting. From beaches to imposing mountain massifs, you will discover a different setting at each stage of your journey. This will be an epic journey that will offer you a lot of memories!

A colorful journey


The city of Diego Suarez, also called Antsiranana is the largest northern city of Madagascar. It is also the 3rd port of the island. It was for a long time the former French garrison, where the remains of colonization are still seen today. Diego-Suarez and its region are full of incredible landscapes – Ramena beach is the most glaring evidence. It is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, with miles of turquoise water and white sand bordering it. The region has many fishing villages and you will stare at the Amber and Ankarana Mountains as a background. You can’t miss the many other sites with grand landscapes that Diego-Suarez has to offer, like the red Tsingy or the Emerald Sea. An exceptional stay filled with flamboyant colors awaits for you!

Place to visit

The Emerald Sea, a site of supernatural beauty

The Emerald Sea is one of Madagascar's best looking touristic site. It is aptly named with its waters and their magnificent colors. You will enjoy sunbathing on its white sand beaches and snorkelling in its transparent waters.

Ramena, a fishermen village

Ramena is located 19 km from Diego Suarez, which is a 30 minutes drive. On the way to get there, you will be able to visit a famous site, the sugar loaf.
Ramena is a small fishermen village which is edged by a 3km long white sand beach....

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The other excursions to do

The Diego-Suarez region offers many excursions to do. There is Ambilobe, which is a starting point to discover the Ankarana culture. In the heart of the Mahavavy Valley, you’ll discover the sugar cane plantations, the sacred waterfall and many viewpoints around the city. You will be able to explore the numerous bays which border the coasts of Diego Suarez and the island of Nosy Hara, offering a sublime setting. If you are more experienced, you can go trekking in the Montagne des Francais or the Windsor Castle, exposing monolith that can be seen from Diego Suarez.

Diego Suarez, plage, activité

Diego Suarez, plage, activité

What can you do ?

Due to its diversity of landscapes, Diego Suarez offers many different activities. The climbing slopes of the bay offer a perfect playground for climbing enthusiasts. You can also enjoy many water sports like kayaking, scuba diving, kitesurfing, windsurfing, fishing, etc. If you prefer more land-based activities, Diego Suarez offers many trekking tours as well as motorized raids (quads and motorbikes).

Diego Suarez regional tourist office
8, Rue Sadicarnot
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Diego Suarez