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Le Grand Bleu

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Andilana | BP 407, Nosy Be, Madagascar
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 7 days and it was a very enjoyable stay. The pool and view are incredible and the owners could not have been nicer. They consistently went out of their way to make sure our stay was comfortable, were very attentive to our needs and helped us schedule trips and cabs. I recommend the quad tour led... More 

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Celine_de_Nosy-Be, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Abraham, All the Big Blue team and myself, thank you for your opinion. You actually had a pleasant stay among us, doing a lot of activities, from scuba diving with our diving club, direct start of the Grand Bleu; Also a nice outing with our quads and excursions in the archipelago of Nosy Be. Right, our laundry service enables... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Jacques and Celine are the best of hosts: a welcoming smile, advice and assistance with arranging excursions and activities, always on hand for any and every enquiry, right through to bidding farewell as you depart for the airport. The main building with bar and restaurant is simple but comfortable. The daily menu features local fresh produce, cooked and served by... More 

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Celine_de_Nosy-Be, Propriétaire at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Lynn B, This was a real pleasure to welcome you to the end of your stay in Madagascar is optimum. You making fun is our pleasure, our team also love this human relationship with simplicity and "smile"! Yes, all our products are fresh, all our fish comes from local fish, smoked fish are all our "house smoked". Want to... More 

Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

beautiful hotel with kind and warm owners that made us feel like we arrived at the right place!! me and my husband spent the end of our honeymoon in this beautiful place and had the grand finale for a great experience in Madagascar. beautiful rooms great places to chill, delicious food and kind owners. very much recomanded!

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Celine_de_Nosy-Be, Propriétaire at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear AvivIdan, You had a great time at the Grand Bleu on the end of your honeymoon. Thank you for your review. You're right, this is the place for lovers, also nature lovers, lovers of ballads, love peace, lovers of diving or sport fishing ... THE BIG BLUE LOVE NEST is a with giving his team a lot. Come back... More 

brussels
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed at Le Grand Blue and everything was perfect: from the warm reception by the wonderful owners Céline and Jacques (who do everything to make your stay easy: from providing information on excursions to reserving the catch of the day for dinner) to the comfortable bungalows and magnificant views from the restaurant and infinity pool. We felt very much... More 

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Celine_de_Nosy-Be, Propriétaire at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Iemand Brussels, My stay took place with great diplomacy. Indeed, during an arrival briefing, Jacques has all the excursions. They are also including many of our sea kayaks, quads outputs including horse riding, diving bottles or sport fishing with our clubs. Thank you for your review greeted with great pleasure by our entire team. Iemand, it will be a... More 

Nelspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for our 2nd anniversary just after a work contract on the indian ocean. Celine and Jacques are wonderful people that made us feel so welcome! Our room had flowers, they had a special treat on our anniversary and was the 2 most friendliest people we met. We stayed in a sea-view room that has... More 

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Celine_de_Nosy-Be, Propriétaire at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Jean-Pierre in South Africa, You celebrated your second anniversary and are delighted that you have chosen the BIG BLUE for this event. Thank you for your compliments that stimulate us in our efforts reception and hospitality, thanks to our entire team. We believe that we would be nothing without a good team. That is why every year we organize... More 

Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 5 nights and we were happy with the location and the fact there was a Beautiful pool to lounge beside. The staff were also very friendly and helpful. That being said, the trade off for the location is that you must eat at their restaurant which is over priced and not as tasty... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The infinity pool is absolutely spectacular just like the view over the bay from the terrace of your bungalow (but not the family bungalow; they look out over a different less beautiful bay). Staff is friendly and helpful and the owners can accomodate you with all kinds of pricey excursions. The exchange rate of 1 €= 3000 AR is a... More 

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Celine_de_Nosy-Be, Propriétaire at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Hello, You are right, the infinity pool is absolutely spectacular, allowing a view that embraces the entire bay. Also, our exchange rate without bank commission is particularly attractive to Nosy Be. Regarding the dinners, we offer 2 starters, 2 mains and 2 desserts, you choose yourself and changing every day, through our chef and his entire brigade. The price is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

One word, Amezing! We where a group of 8 that spend our last days there, and after had been traveling for 4 weeks we just loved the place, lovely owners, fantastic food and service! We are defenetly going back there! :D

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Celine_de_Nosy-Be, Propriétaire at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Joachim, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for the Big Blue. Indeed, the resort has its reputation for over 10 years with a report "exceptional value", also including our welcome kindness. Sincerely More 

Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

One of the better places we stayed on Nosy Be. Comfortable bungalows with large beds and patio with hammock to relax, drink and read at the end of the day enjoying the ocean view. Beautiful infinity pool with views on Nosy Fanihy and with almost every day a stunning sunset, best to be enjoyed with one of the homemade cocktails.... More 

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Celine_de_Nosy-Be, Propriétaire at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. You have done an excellent stay with us at Big Blue, and for us it is our pleasure and reward. Yes, we remember very well your dinner with the famous grilled lobster menu: more than 1kg per person. You have feasted. We keep a very good memory of you, and if you want... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the grand bleau for 4 nights befor returning to Tana yesterday (18th october). Set on top of a hill, the first thing that grabs you is the views, which are totally out of this world. I saw the views and the infinity pool and felt like i'd died and gone to heaven! The second thing to grab... More 

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