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Idylle Beach

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BP 32 bis, Ambodifotatra, Nosy Boraha 515, Madagascar
03 24 86 84 81
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Descent food very kind owners very beautiful place

There s no bad point in anything you think of about this place..if you re not a lover of french cuisine remember that at least they serve you high quality products which is not always easy to find in madagascar.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Athens, Greece
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Athens, Greece
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

There s no bad point in anything you think of about this place..if you re not a lover of french cuisine remember that at least they serve you high quality products which is not always easy to find in madagascar.

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We received there business card on the pier and was very curious to know more about the place. So the first night we went there for dinner. The place is very cozy.we were warmly welcomed. The food was extraordinary, so delicious and well prepared. The waiter was great although a little shy. We liked it so much that we decided... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Great place, a chilled and cosy place to get excellent food at the same prices you get on the island. Great service. English spoken. We will be back. If you visit Sainte Marie then eat here before heading to Ile Aux Nattes to stay with Vincent at Sambatra Lodge. The two make the best trip ever.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I was not expecting a restaurant like this at Ile St. Marie. I mean you get an amuse-gueule! It's very europeen though. And soooo delicious, especially the desserts. I'll definitely try to make such a mango-basil-sorbet.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The food was the best I have had in Madagascar. The Cocktails were good too! The staff made us feel welcome and were very accommodating. Would definitely recommend it to any one visiting the island!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

great cocktails, and good food but expensive!!!! nice stuff.. good location,right on the beach, next to the port.. go for the big pinacolada

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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Great cocktails. Great food. Great setting in town (and friendly staff). Perfect for a good meal away from the hotel on Sainte Marie. Really liked it (and we ate there twice)

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27 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Fantastic food here in a beautiful setting. Unfortunately we were unlucky to run into a particular waitress who was extremely rude and quite nasty to her colleagues. Accommodation also looked very nice although quite pricy.

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Bruno A, Propriétaire at Idylle Beach, responded to this review

Dear Benjamin, We would like to begin by thanking you for lunch at Beach Idyll and leaving a review on Tripadvisor. Any comments from you is welcome because it allows us to continuously improve the quality of services we provide to our customers. We have taken note of your comments and we are sorry to hear that our staff did... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Told it was the best restaurant in Sainte Marie, and did not disappoint. We stayed in one of the rooms at Idylle Beach and therefore had the privilege of having the ability to eat here every day. Bruno and Dominique excellently run this lovely restaurant, which is a must to visit when staying in Sainte Marie. Best mojito and piña... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Pleasant and friendly but a bit expensive. Good meal and nice surrounds in the main town of Il Saint Marie

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Additional Information about Idylle Beach

Address: BP 32 bis, Ambodifotatra, Nosy Boraha 515, Madagascar
Phone Number: 03 24 86 84 81
Location: Africa  >  Madagascar  >  Toamasina Province  >  Nosy Boraha
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 13

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: BP 32 bis, Ambodifotatra, Nosy Boraha 515, Madagascar
  • Location: Africa  >  Madagascar  >  Toamasina Province  >  Nosy Boraha
  • Phone Number: 03 24 86 84 81

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 13
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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