Thermal Ranomafana

Nestled close to Ranomafana National Park, the hotel offers a wellness break with its therapeutic thermal springs.

About the hotel

Hôtel Thermal de Ranomafana, located in the Ranomafana region around 300 km east of Antananarivo, is accessible only by road and is a 15-20 minute drive from the entrance to Ranomafana National Park. The hotel, managed by Le Relais Madagascar, is set in the lush greenery of Ranomafana Park and provides therapeutic thermal waters. The property, reminiscent of a 1950s alpine ski chalet, spans three floors, with lounges, a dining room, and a bar on the second floor. Originally built as a health spa, the hotel has sustained successful operations for years and has been recently refurbished to offer modern accommodations. It features 21 comfortable rooms with en-suite facilities, a gourmet restaurant, and a bar. Surrounded by a stunning tropical garden beside a river, the hotel also includes a well-equipped wellness area complete with a gym, hammam, sauna, and massage room.

Highlighted activities

What you'll love

The main attraction is the famous Ranomafana National Park, spanning 415 km² of mountainous terrain covered by dense primary and secondary rainforests. It offers guided walks and hikes through the surrounding forests, requiring a reasonable level of fitness. Guests can also enjoy wellness facilities, including thermal pools for relaxing baths, a gym, a hammam and sauna for rejuvenation, and soothing massages. Adventurous visitors can embark on the challenging nocturnal hike to Kianjavato, where a short stroll around the reserve's edge reveals nocturnal animals like dwarf lemurs, reptiles, frogs, and large lunar moths.

Restaurant service

The restaurant at Hôtel Thermal de Ranomafana is distinguished by its refined flavors and spacious terrace for alfresco dining, featuring fresh, seasonal produce. The chef prepares daily menus offering a taste of Malagasy cuisine, using fresh ingredients from the hotel's garden. Visitors can enjoy a range of drinks at the bar, including cocktails, a selection of homemade arranged rums, the famous local beer, fresh fruit juices and smoothies, as well as tisanes with fresh aromas from the garden.

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Suggested trip

Classic South Madagascar

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