The port town of Toamasina is blessed with beautiful coastline and scenic locales. The city offers its visitors with abundant attractions such as scenic beaches, wide roads lined with palm trees, beautiful coral reefs and lively markets. The World-renowned Ivoloina Gardens is the major tourist attraction in Toamasina. The garden serves as a nature reserve and is renowned for conserving the rich flora and fauna of Madagascar.
Tourists visiting the nature reserve get an opportunity to view some of Madagascar’s unique species such as lemurs, tomato frogs, cryptic chameleons and spider tortoise. The vibrant central market is the best place from where tourists can collect wide variety of ethnic food and souvenirs. Bazary Be is another important street market selling local handicrafts and consumer items.