Nosy Be is an island off Madagascar’s northwestern coast. It is Madagascar's largest and busiest tourist resort area. Nosy Be means "big island" in the Malagasy language. In the southeast of the island, the forests of Lokobe Reserve shelter chameleons, geckos and frogs. The capital, known as Hell-Ville, has French colonial buildings and a covered market. Lemuria Land is home to a variety of lemurs, plus reptiles. Also in the park is a 19th-century distillery still used to extract essential oils from the native ylang-ylang tree.