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Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa

5.0 of 5 Quirimbas Archipelago, Cabo Delgado Province 0000, Mozambique (Formerly Medjumbe Private Island)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this island is breathtaking. The beaches are good. The resort itself is terrible. Nothing more than a 3 star location. The lodges are very dated. Extremely small with ancient decor. The towels are horrendous. The food was nothing excitng with limited seafood options. Served pasta for lunch and dinner. They need a new chef. Tea time at... More 

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Cpezel, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear YolandeRose, Thank you for taking your time to share your feedback and we would like to express our apologies for the disappointment you experienced during your stay with us. As a valued guest, your comments have received the highest priority and we would like to share with you some of the action taken in response to your feedback. We... More 

Maputo, Mozambique
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We enjoyed a perfect weekend in November on the beautiful Medjumbe Island. Completely exclusive, warm cristal clear calm sea, white sand beaches, uncomplicated and very good accomodation. Easy and beautiful scuba diving with good visibility and lots of huge corals. Very good food, mostly seafood of course, beautiful sunsets and no mosquitos! The massage was wonderfully relaxing, a few days... More 

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Cpezel, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Marietheres S, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review and share your experience. Our top priority is to ensure our guests have the most memorable and enjoyable experience with us. Do not hesitate to contact us when planning your next holidays, we will be delighted to welcome you back! Warm regards Celine and the... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We have just returned from a ten day holiday on Medjumbe Island. The setting is stunning, the rooms (each with their own spa pool) were very comfortable and fully air conditioned. The staff were extremely helpful and courteous and Joanne in the Spa gave a very professional service. Sadly there were some negatives. As there were only a few of... More 

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Cpezel, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear ForeverYoung321, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review and share your experience. Your kind words have been passed to our associates and they feel very proud! We are delighted to read that you have had a great time with us. Unfortunately, we did have had some issues with wines due to deliveries being delayed,... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

What's not to love about a beach / island holiday - right? Well, Medjumbe Island surpasses other beach /island holidays I have experienced. A little dot in the middle of the ocean, I don't know if I can describe adequately how beautiful it is. The blues of the water and the soft white sand all sounds very clichéd but holds... More 

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Cpezel, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear "GotPassportWillTravl", Thank you very much for sharing your experience. We are delighted to read you have had a great time on our tiny piece of Paradise, and we are looking forward to welcoming you back for another amazing stay. Warm regards, More 

Johannesburg
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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Our first private island and will definitely look at doing it again. The staff (although working on skeleton staff due to voting) were all amazing and attentive. Our favourite was the barman Adamo who was keen to tell us stories and painstakingly made every cocktail on the menu for us! The food was great, most of the meats were grilled... More 

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Cpezel, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear GCSJohannesburg, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. Yes, the election week was a bit tricky at the resort, as most of our associates went back to their villages to vote, but the few ones who stayed on the island to take care of the guests did an amazing job! Thank you for putting... More 

Pescara
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Me and my wife had been stayed in Medjumbe for almost a week in August 2013. Well, it was our Honeymoon and we were expecting the top. What can I say? The level of Medjumbe was much much more over the top we would ever have imagined. The chalets are so incredible nice, with the private swimming pool, the possibility... More 

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Cpezel, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Geigei, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback. Our top priority is to ensure that our guests have the most memorable and enjoyable stay with us. It is a great honour to read that after 1 year, you still keep talking about it! It makes us very proud! Please do come and visit us... More 

San Francisco, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

The management practices at Medjumbe are more reflective of a hotel half their price. Think long and hard before you commit to a holiday on Medjumbe as you could be buying off far more than you planned. Medjumbe is one of the 32 Quirimbas islands. The lodge is the island and the island the lodge. If you are looking for... More 

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Cpezel, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Tracy, Warm greetings from Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa. Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay. The island is situated in a location with a four meter tidal range and with the beautiful white sand beaches this allows for fantastic walks around the island and out to reef heads for snorkeling.... More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

It takes a bit of getting to, but well worth it! My wife and I went here for our honeymoon for a week in 2011, and just loved it! The beach is stunning, with a long thin stretch of sand that stretches out at one end which is the perfect spot for watching the sunset. The rooms and food were... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is truly paradise both visually and spiritually. If offers peace and tranquility for the mind and soul, a feast of beauty for the eye, the most wonderful hospitality and truly wonderful food. Karen is an excellent hostess leaving nothing to chance and please try and find time for a treatment with Joanne who is delightful and extremely good.... More 

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Dublin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We were soooo lucky to be upgraded to this island when the island we were scheduled to go to was closed for repairs from tropical storm damage. From the moment we arrived by speed boat, we were gobsmacked by the views. The rooms were gorgeous and the sea view from all of the decks just breathtaking. Food was scrummy. This... More 

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Additional Information about Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa

Address: Quirimbas Archipelago, Cabo Delgado Province 0000, Mozambique (Formerly Medjumbe Private Island)
Location: Mozambique > Cabo Delgado Province > Quirimbas Archipelago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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