One of the most picturesque national parks in Madagascar

Meaning ‘hot water’ in Malagasy, Ranomafana National Park derives its name from the hot springs found in the area. Known as one of the most picturesque national parks in Madagascar, Ranomafana covers a mountainous area of more than 41 000 hectares, with altitudes ranging between 800 and 1 200m in a vast tract comprised mainly of dense rainforest. The climate has an annual rainfall of nearly 2 600mm – the dry season is non-existent, with about 200 days of rain per year (mainly drizzle). The wildlife found here is a reflection of the tropical landscape. There are 43 species of mammals, 96 species of birds, 12 species of chameleons, 10 species of lizards, and over 90 species of butterflies. There are 5 different hiking trails, each providing visitors the opportunity to discover and learn more about the park.

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Hôtel Thermal Ranomafana is a 3-star thermal hotel set on the edge of Ranomafana National Park.

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Stay at Hotel Thermal Ranomafana

Nestled in lush greenery in the village of Ranomafana, Hôtel Thermal Ranomafana is a 3-star thermal hotel set on the edge of Ranomafana National Park. The hotel offers comfortable rooms equipped with a TV, air-conditioning, and a safe deposit box. Guests may enjoy delicious meals at the on-site restaurant and unwind with a refreshing drink at the bar. Additional facilities include a lush garden, a swimming pool and a wellness centre with hot spring water pools, massage treatments or the gym.

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