When to go
The climate of Foulpointe is tropical hot and humid, with high precipitation. The best period to visit is between August and October, sometimes until November. However, this destination attracts a large number of visitors during the Easter weekend and at Christmas and the New Year.
How to get there
Foulpointe or Mahavelona (‘where the town awakes once more’) lies 60km from Toamasina, along the RN5 main road. You can take an Air Madagascar/ Tsaradia flight to Toamasina from the capital and carry on by car from the airport of Ambalamanasy. By road, it is a 410km drive from Antananarivo to Foulpointe.
Where to stay
Azura Resort Golf & Spa will give you a warm welcome, professional service and an all-inclusive package, making your stay at Foulpointe absolutely unforgettable. The hotel Le Lagon or the Manda Beach also offer comfortable accommodation.
Where to eat
The east of Madagascar is well known for its seafood specialities. You can take your meals at the restaurant of your hotel or try out local dishes from other restaurants in the area.
What to see
From the top of the fortress wall, the view over the Indian Ocean is absolutely stunning. Take advantage of your stay at Foulpointe to go for a boat ride, an excursion through the forest of Analalava, or play a session of golf. On the beach, you will be offered various services such as a massage, hair braiding or face make up using masonjoany (a natural mask).