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Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa

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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
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Medjumbe before and will go again. It is a unique island, beautiful and peaceful and tiny. We love to swim, read and relax and enjoy peace away from our busy working days. The manager at Medjumbe, Anne, is amazing. She is very knowledgeable about Africa, but more than that, she is a true professional. The staff are... More 

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

Dear Heidi, Thank YOU for taking the time to celebrate Medjumbe as a destination and your genuine appraisals were very much appreciated by the whole team! As you rightly noted, the motto of Medjumbe is escape, escape the crowd, escape noise, escape timetables. Our interior designers will add one more escape, escape déjà vu décor… It will not be about... More 

Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The location is just perfect. A full sensation of staying in an island surrounded by the blue and green Indic ocean. The hotel/ villas are not the last concept in terms of architecture lines and amenities could be improved, but this is fully balance by: comfortable villas (cozy, with enough privacy and wonderful bed), outstanding staff, fully committed to provide... More 

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

Dear Bruno, Thank you very much for your review very appreciative of the 50 shades of turquoise Medjumbe offers... The soon-to-begin refurbishment will embrace the traditional local style with a touch of modern luxury. The subtle changes will make the biggest difference but we will keep Medjumbe DNA intact while staying up to date with new concepts and amenities. You... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We spent 5 nights at Medjumbe celebrating our honeymoon and we had a fantastic time. Medjumbe island really is a special place which has to be seen to be believed. All of the management and staff were attentive and entertaining and they ensured that we had a memorable stay. We were very happy with our beach chalet which lent itself... More 

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

Dear Sally, Thank you very much for that lovely review which has been shared with the whole team and for putting time and feelings into it. Whether you look for fun and unparalleled underwater world as divers or a sheltered place to hide your new engagement in total privacy, Medjumbe is the place to be! Looking forward to seeing you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This place is, as the title of this review suggests, absolutely incredible. My wife and I were there for our honeymoon and could not be happier with the time we were on Medjumbe. Anne and the entire staff made our trip unforgettable. From start to finish, this was an amazing experience. Starting with your arrival, being greeted by the staff,... More 

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

Dear Eric, We would like to thank you for the thoughtful review you took the time to write. I was impressed by the length of it and the wealth of details given in terms of immigration and logistics: thank you very much! this is indeed very helpful to have a first hand experience shared online. We are glad your stay... More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Five years ago we visited Medjumbe for our 25th wedding anniversary and had an absolutely fantastic time! We decided to celebrate our 30th anniversary at Medjumbe and we hoped that it would be just as good. Thanks to Jonathan the Resort Manager, Nick the Head Chef and Joanne the Spa/Beauty Therapist and all the staff - Tome, Adamo, Riquitto, Shorty... More 

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

Dear Gillian and Andrew, We are delighted you enjoyed your second stay with us and thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. The team has been proud to read your review. You are right, the staff and the location make it all, it is a very special place far from the madding world... You are... More 

Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

With light clouds in the sky and even a thunderstorm Medjumbe became " island in the sun " for us, due to the warmth of the services and the exclusivity of the nature we enjoyed. We felt to be provided with first rate service despite the fact that the villas and facilities are asking for refurbishment. Free wifi in lounge... More 

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

Dear Harald, Many thanks for your appraisals shared with the staff and sunny Medjumbe is missing your good stories and happy laughs we had before dinner! After the refurbishment, you will come again to share more and we will make sure to keep the nature intact and protected for you to enjoy. We are looking forward to seeing you again!... More 

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My husband and I have just returned from magical holiday on the island of Medjumbe. The island for us was heaven on earth as we were so spoilt not only by the magnificent natural beauty but by Ann and her staff. The chefs prepared delicious meals , Tiago was always amiable to help us with the different activities – scuba... More 

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

Dear Helena, The staff of Medjumbe would like to thank you for your excellent review and sharing with us your love for our little paradise. You have a point, Medjumbe is all about a unique location, tailor-made service and spectacular diving and snorkeling (without forgetting being pampered by our therapist!). Renovations will be done this year for our guests to... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This area is not so well known yet. It was a amazing surprise to find this place, the sand, the water, the service, the food... truly a diamond at the Indian Ocean. Really small, for lovers of beach and relax destinations.

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

Dear Jimenairobito, Thank you so much for your appreciation of Medjumbe and we are glad you have enjoyed your stay among us from service to food without forgetting the island and the surroundings. Although we would like to keep it a secret, we happily share the beauties of this tiny hidden gem with all our guests. Because there is little... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This most beautiful of islands is more or less situated in the middle of the Indian ocean far from the mad pace of everyday life. The days there are timeless. If peace and quiet, beautiful sun, sand and the bluest of seas is your thing, this is the place to be. We have visited many places in Mozambique, and this... More 

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

Dear Wendy, Thank you very much for being our guests and taking the time to share with us your deep appreciation of Medjumbe. The island certainly cast a spell with its timeless quiet atmosphere!. The cell phone connectivity is limited...or growing lazy for enjoying too much the island?! (Movitel network) but this also helps our guests to disconnect and that... More 

London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We were here for a week on our honeymoon, and had a really wonderful time. The feeling of being somewhere so remote simply cannot be put into words, and it is probably the most peaceful place we have ever been. Unfortunately we were a bit unlucky with the wind, so didn't have as many opportunities to be out on the... More 

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

Dear Traveller_C_London, Thank you for sharing with us your experience in Medjumbe, it is true that the location is unique and serene and always an enchantment for our guests. It is unfortunate that the weather conditions were not perfect but we are glad you enjoyed your diving all the same. Since you have stayed with us, last July, we have... More 

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