Domaine De Fontenay

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Why we like it

  • Enjoy a guided walk to the Fontenay reserve either during the day or at night rich with flora, fauna and several small waterfalls
  • Gaze at the star with the powerful telescope
  • Travel by 4WD and explore the surrounding area which includes several streams with 15 waterfalls

A&K Top Tip

Meet Galileo, aged between 250 and 300 years, a giant Aldabra tortoise, with the most endearing character.

Guest Testimonial

Robin Spanner provided excellent service overall. We received our initial itinerary within 24 hours of our inquiry and subsequent amendments were dealt with even quicker.

- RF, Abingdon

Domaine De Fontenay is a country house hotel on the outskirts of Joffreville, a short drive from Amber Mountain National Park in the Antsiranana Province of northern Madagascar. The Park was created in 1958 and covers 18,200 hectares of prominent volcanic massif, to preserve the regions biological treasures.

The hotel offers seven spacious double rooms with en suite facilities. The family room has a large en suite double room and a second en suite room with bunk beds for children. The suite comprises a large bedroom, living room and bathroom. 

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flying time

14 hours 20 minutes (via Johannesburg)

time difference

GMT +3 hours


Issued on arrival

Health Requirements

Yellow Fever certificate required if arriving from an endemic area

Best time to travel

April - November


Due to the size of the country, Madagascar experiences a range of climatic conditions. The heaviest rainfall tends to fall on the east coast and in the north particularly through the cyclone season between December and March. The highlands and parts of the south west remain fairly dry year round although sharp showers can be experienced in Fort Dauphin area.


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