The four star Princess Bora Lodge offers discerning guests comfortable accommodation in a totally unspoilt environment. Bungalows with king-size beds, large bathrooms, fans and verandas offer guests peace and privacy. The luxury villas accommodate four guests, with two in a loft area, whilst the comfort villas are a little cosier and designed for two people. The five new executive villas are spectacularly spacious; situated right on the beach, they boast deep verandas, enormous bathrooms with walk in shower and bath.
The excellent restaurant offers a selection of French, Malagasy and European cooking and the hotel has excellent internet connection and mobile phone reception. The activity centre will assist with a selection of island tours as well as snorkelling, PADI dive centre, water-skiing, windsurfing and fishing. The hire of bicycles, mopeds and pirogues allow guests to freely explore the tropical island of Sainte-Marie.
The owner, Francois Mayer, is passionate about conserving whales in this part of the Indian Ocean and hosts the CETA operation during the whale season, July to September. Because CETA are based at the hotel, guests can join the researchers on the boats, assisting with the collection of data and viewing video footage in the evenings.