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Manafiafy Beach & Rainforest Lodge

Manafiafy Street | St Luce, Mahatalaky Tana 101, Madagascar
Manafiafy Beach & Rainforest Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Half way through our month in Madagascar we spent time in Mandrare & then moved onto Manafiafy. Problems,the drive-in is probably one of the worst we experienced. The stand -alone beach side cabins are enormous & comfortable & if the sun shines the shower is hot. However if it rains (and it does) at dusk the insect population increases. The... More 

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Fort Dauphin, Madagascar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I live in Fort Dauphin with my husband and 2 young boys. We have stayed at Manafiafy on 3 occasions. Twice with our boys and once on a romantic anniversary weekend. On each occasion we have been given the royal treatment. They cater to every need, whether entertaining us with our children, with our guests or just spoiling us on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Arriving in Fort Dauphin we were met by our driver and car, all arranged by the Manfiafy Mada Classic team. Hungry after our flight, our driver quickly took us to a nice little beach-side restaurant for a bite to eat, before we took to the windy road with the setting sun colouring the sky for a couple of hours drive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I stayed at Manafiafy with a friend for a long weekend in August, keen to escape from the madness of Tana. The lodge is absolutely idyllic - the cabins are spacious and look onto a stunning private beach, each thoughtfully put together with beautiful locally-sourced wood, a short walk through a jungle path from the main body of the hotel.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

4 of us stayed here, in two sep lodges, at the end of a 3 week action packed trip and to be honest - we all came away feeling like it just wasn't worth the nightmare journey to get there. They used to have an air strip which made the transfer to and from this lovely area, very easy, but... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It really is as beautiful as it looks! We stayed in the family bungalow with 2 bathrooms, a lounge area, a triple room and a double room (with an enormous bed). The bungalow was very spacious, clean and well serviced by the staff. It is about 10-15mins to walk from the bungalow to the main building (either along a track... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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28 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

When is comes to uniqueness in locations and ultimate seclusion, this one wins it all. A small-staffed luxury hotel 5 hours away from any airport and with no city within miles. This paradise lies on earth next to a small natural port that locals spend hours in to catch fish. It’s an outdoors loft experience, with a private jet strip... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my family, having done a canoeing/kayaking trip from Fort Dauphin with Madagascar Classic Camping. It was the perfect place to relax at having done a week of activities. It is so beautiful and peaceful here, you are able to fully relax and enjoy the facility. It is well staffed and service is excellent. The bedrooms and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

As the title says I fell in love with this place which is why I cam back for christmas and to welcome the new year. The food is amazing xmas lunch was a seafood bonanza (Lobster, sushi, sashimi, oysters, crab... I was in food heaven) and on the 24th dinner, a goose with all the trimmings! The area is beautiful... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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65 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

From Mandrare River Camp we arrived at its sister camp Manafiafy. Again several hours down dreadful roads that nearly killed us. Again we asked ourselves was it worth it and again the answer was definitely 'yes'. This is indeed Paradise. There are six large bungalows in a row along a superb bay, hidden by foliage so that they cannot been... More 

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