Mananara is located some 240 miles (386 kilometers) from Antananarivo, the country's capital.
See firsthand why Madagascar is so frequented by travelers from all over the world, by renting a vehicle and setting off to explore the many man-made and natural attractions in the vicinity of Mananara. Maroantsetra, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the south, and Ile Sainte-Marie, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the north of Mananara are worth visiting if you're keen to explore this region further.
When the weather is begging you spend the day outdoors, why not hit the road and discover Madagascar's open-air markets?.
If the weather is good while you are here, explore Madagascar's watery side. Snorkeling and swimming are both popular here. If you like to kick back while you are on a holiday, Madagascar has some great options for you, such as camping and beach combing.
Uncover the various tastes of Madagascar by trying out local food. Coffee and juice are often included as features in local dishes in this area. No journey through Madagascar is complete without sampling ravitoto (pork served with cassava leaves) and varanga (fried slivers of beef). Madagascar is also the perfect place to enjoy koba (peanut dessert pate).
Great vacations are all about meeting new people and having completely new experiences. Madagascar is a good choice for doing just that.