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Riake Resort & Villa

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a real paradise I've been there and saw it with my own eyes! A little rough ride the last few kilometers but all of a sudden "Paradise" l know the rating numbers only go up to five, but this is substantially more! We have made new friends for life. The staff seems unlike any we've met before. The... More 

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RiakeDirection, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Riake Resort & Villa, responded to this review

Dear Colleen and Wolf, Thank you very much for your lovely review ! We also thank you for having appreciated the services we have offered. It is thanks to customers like you that we can continue to share the best of ourselves. We are all delighted to have met you, friends. The entire team joins me to greet you and... More 

Seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Riake Resort and Villa was my home for one week while I made history by finding five pieces of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 debris on Riake beach. The accommodations, view, service, and meals, are excellent and the hospitality is the greatest in the world. Stay here !!!

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riakeresort, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Riake Resort & Villa, responded to this review

Hello Blain Gibson, Thank you for that lovely comment you have left for us ! It was a real pleasure to have shared those unforgettable moments with you. We wish you to reach your goals, mostly to solve the mystery about Malaisia Airlina MH370. You will always be welcome here. The whole Riake Team wish you all the best Soon... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We stayed in Riake Resort & Villa for 3 nights in June 2016 as part of our honeymoon. We had an amazing time and it was our favourite hotel by far out of all of those we stayed in whilst in Madagascar. It's secluded location meant we could relax and enjoy peace & quiet and take long walks along the... More 

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RiakeDirection, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Riake Resort & Villa, responded to this review

Simon & Laura Dear Simon & Laura, Thank you very much for this lovely coment you have left for us ! I can understand through your writing your satisfaction and am so delighted for having brought something special for your honeymoon. We are gratteful with you for your help to the development of our magazine ! We have all enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

The Riake Resort & Villa was lovely, service was great and beach was beautiful, but what really stood out was the fantastic food in the restaurant prepared by the chef Donè, a truly great chef. We traveled the island extensively and came to the conclusion the Riake is the best hotel experience on the island. Strongly recommend! Emily

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RiakeDirection, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Riake Resort & Villa, responded to this review

Hello Emily, Thank you for this sublime comment! The team of Riake Resort & Villa is awaiting you enthusiastically this season. As menu: beach, sun, relaxation, new discoveries and full of surprises! Mostly the new recipes concocted by Donné! Yours, Maurizio More 

Reunion Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

No reason to spend hours writing an opinion; just go there! From the first to the last, Maurizio, and his team, made the short stay unforgettable. The decor of the lodges is refined, and functional. Oh, and there is HOT water! No freezer in the very clean kitchens, so the menus are dictated by availabity of fresh, very fresh produce.... More 

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RiakeDirection, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Riake Resort & Villa, responded to this review

Hello Philippe, Thank you very for that great review you leave for us. We keep from you a very wonderful memory and lots of fun. Hope to see you again among us someday. I and all the team greet you and your wife. See you. Maurizio More 

Llanasa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Situated on the east coast of Sainte Marie this is a truly special place. The bungalows sit atop sand dunes facing out to the Indian Ocean just a few steps from a beautiful white sandy beach, whilst crashing waves lull you to sleep. The property is about 1 hour by road from the airport through pretty villages and great scenery.... More 

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RiakeDirection, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Riake Resort & Villa, responded to this review

Hello Ruth, What a pleasure to hear from you again. We really thank you for this beautiful and amazing review you’ve wrote for the Riake Resort&Villà. We still remember those amazing moment you’ve had with us here at Sainte Marie. We keep from you a memorable souvenir. Hope to see you again someday. All the staff greets you. Maurizio More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

I just spent three amazing weeks in beautiful Madasgacar. My last stop was at île Sainte-Marie where I spent nine days at the Riake Resort. This Resort is situated on the East coast of the island, lost in the middle of kilometers of a white sand beach. Each bungalow is facing the ocean, very clean and well decorated with a... More 

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RiakeDirection, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Riake Resort & Villa, responded to this review

Hello Yannick. Thank you very much for this beautiful review you leave for us. We keep a wonderful memory of your stay here at the Riake, you and Nino. And once again, thank you very much for the big help you’ve granted us for the Riake Magazine. Hope to see you again someday. All the staff greets you. Maurizio and... More 

Hong Kong
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Another resort that is in the middle of nowhere but indeed command the best location. The hotel is facing a beautiful beach up on a hill. What I want to say is that the owners are honest people. 1-2 weeks before my arrival in July 2014, the weather was bad and rained a lot. When I enquired with the owner,... More 

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RiakeDirection, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Riake Resort & Villa, responded to this review

Hello, We are very pleased to hear from you. Thank you very much for this very long and descriptive comment you leave for us. We take note of your suggestions. Anyway, I want to notice that recently we have a new cook and we’ve had a lot’s of good return from the client. About the door lock, as we all... More 

Toamasina (Tamatave), Madagascar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had a wonderful holiday staying at the Riake Resort, thanks most to the adoring staff. While staying, we both contracted eye infections (from previous travel) that forced us to miss out on the excursions offered by the hotel. Mauricio (owner) was such a help, he happily drove us into town to reach a pharmacy and take us to ice... More 

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RiakeDirection, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Riake Resort & Villa, responded to this review

Hello Matt and Emma. We are really happy for this long and very descriptive comment you leave for Riake. We were very pleased for your stay here at the Hotel. 4 days with lots of fun and good time. We hope you’ve had a good trip for the way back to Tamatave. Hope to see you again someday. Kind Regards,... More 

Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I recently visited Riake Resort & Villa over Christmas weekend. After a long journey to the island from Tamatave, it was very nice to be welcomed and to be able to relax while listening to the waves. They had a very special Christmas Even event on the beach that included cocktails and local Malagasy singing songs. The food at Riake... More 

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RiakeDirection, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Riake Resort & Villa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice words, we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Riake. We are waiting for you for whale’s season and already planning your excursions to Iles Aux Nattes. All the Riake’s Team wishes you a very happy new year. See you soon. Maurizio More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the North-East of Sainte-Marie (Madagascar), you will receive a warm welcome at the Riake Resort & Villa. You can find at the heart of an overwhelming natural beauty, overlooking a magnificent, white-sandy beach. The Riake Resort and Villa combines nature, comfort and luxury and was built in harmony with the local environment. At the Riake Resort & Villa, you will be able to enjoy the most pleasant climate on the island. A constant slight breeze maintains pleasant temperature all year long, and keeps the mosquitoes at bay.The Riake Resort & Villa opened in August 2011 and is the perfect place to relax, enjoy open air activities and immerse you in local traditions and customs. Welcome to the Riake Resort & Villa, a taste of paradise for you to discover ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riake Resort & Villa

Address: Sahasifotra, Nosy Boraha 515, Madagascar
Location: Madagascar > Toamasina Province > Nosy Boraha
Price Range: $60 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Riake Resort & Villa 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Riake Resort & Villa Madagascar/Nosy Boraha
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Nosy Boraha
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