Day tour to the natural pools of Île Sainte Marie

Sainte Marie island's natural pools in one day

Experience a moment of relaxation and a paradisiacal setting by discovering the northwest of Île Sainte-Marie. You will meet your local driver and guide from Madagascar Tours Guide to take the west road and reach the northwest of Sainte-Marie. On the way, enjoy the beautiful views of the paradisiacal beaches and also the fishing villages and their ways of life.

Once in the northwest of the island, the three natural pools await you, created by the rocky barriers and the seawater where you can enjoy swimming and also an exceptional panoramic view. On the way back, a stop at the Antanandava waterfall will take place. It is a peaceful, quiet place surrounded by a tropical forest. Enjoy your day.

A day in the life of a natural swimming pool

Tour highlights: Sainte Marie island's natural pools in one day

  • Enjoy a piece of paradise made up of three natural pools.
  • Explore superb views throughout the journeys.
  • Admire the Antanandava waterfall and its peacefulness.


  • Once in Sainte-Marie, you will meet your local guide and driver from Madagascar Tours Guide. Take the west road and reach the northwest of Sainte-Marie, approximately 42 km and 1 hour 30 minutes drive. Admire fascinating landscapes, fishing villages and superb must-see views along the way.
  • Once in the north of the island, the visit to the three natural pools begins, enjoying swimming and the superb views offered by the sea.
  • Enjoy local produce for lunch.
  • After visiting the three natural pools, return to your hotel with a few hours’ stop at the Antanandava waterfall according to your satisfaction.

Additional information:

  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Included: Transportation, guide, lunch, entrance fees.


  • Bring sunscreen, a hat, and insect repellent.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  • Take a waterproof camera to capture the stunning views.

Please note

  • The itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances.
  • Entrance fees to the natural pools are included in the price of the excursion.