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Anjiamarango Beach Resort
Ranked #8 of 32 Hotels in Nosy Be
Certificate of Excellence
Cape Town, South Africa
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18 reviews
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“Far from the maddening crowd”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013

So glad we trusted our intuition and research with this resort. Tucked away in the northwestern corner of Nosy Be away from the bustle of the crowd, lights, and noise. Excellent venue for a quiet retreat, great meals, attentive staff, scenic setting with big rimflow pool overlooking the bay. Bungelow was very clean, spacious, with waves lapping the end of the garden at high tide. Nice 3km walk to nearby village south of the resort. Was also able to hire schooter (13 euros plus fuel) at the resort for an interesting jaunt around Nosy Be. Staff laid out our bunglow for a special & impressive supper on our patio. Thank you Monique, Philippe and chef Roger for a memorable vacation.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

Anjiamarango is a hidden gem. We stayed there for 3 days on our honeymoon. The service, friendliness and helpfullness of the staff and management is out of this world. They really went out of their way to make this one of the highlights of our honeymoon. The honeymoon dinner on our patio was one of the best meals we ever had. We even got a couple of sharongs included. The rooms are spacious and very clean and you stay on the beach. The mangament helped us organize transport to go scuba diving nearby and every morning the taxi was there waiting. Anjiamarango is a real gem and great value for money and comes highly recommended!!!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2012

First up under review are the resort's rooms ... by far, undoubtedly, no question - the best rooms we stayed in over our 2 week trip! Spacious, comfortable, romantic and secluded. The Resort overall is top notch and the staff and French family that run the show make you feel like part of the team and nothing is ever too much trouble.

While we were there we didn't swim in the sea because when the tide goes out (at least 200m), on its return its not the greatest BUT having said this Anjiamarango has a massive infinity pool that we spent hours in.

You are able to use the kayaks, bicycles and gym for free and it is easy and inexpensive to hire scooters for the day or 4 wheelers (with a driver) to tour around.

Definitely has our vote and we have added Anjiamarango to our Madagascar books of places to stay when visiting Nosy Be - ylangtravels.co.za.

Room Tip: There are beach rooms and then the rooms elevated on a hill behind - you can't go wrong with eit...
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2012

We stayed at Anjiamarango for a week in June - the hospitality was 5 star.My husband and I
were given a fantastic dinner on his birthday which was served on our private patio (as well as
a birthday cake) all at no extra cost - we were impressed! The bungalows are nice and
comfortable and spacious with a stunning view of the sea and the sunset every evening.
The beach is quiet without hawkers, which we did enjoy. The sightseeing trips I requested were
organised promptly with an English speaking guide when required. There is a reef a few hundred
metres from the beach so is easily accessible for snorkelling if you so not want to leave the
hotel. We had a tremendous time and thank everyone for making our holiday so special'
Sue and Norval, Johannesburg, South Africa

Room Tip: Not necessary, all bungalows have a view of the sea and a beach area in front of them, although it...
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2012

I've been fortunate to have travelled quite extensively, and have stayed at everything from 5* hotel suites across Europe and the Middle East, to backpackers lodges on the South African Wild Coast. After staying for 14 nights, I can honestly say that Anjiamarango is one of the best holidays I've ever had!

If you like loud music on the beach, discothèques, jet-ski's and constant entertainment then Anjiamarango is probably not for you - I'd suggest Vegas or Disneyland instead...but if you can appreciate all the wonders of the natural world, the sound of the ocean lapping at your bedroom door, and the sheer bliss of being 'unplugged', then you really shouldn't miss Anjiamarango.

We stayed in a traditional-style bungalow which was literally 10m from the water's edge, was immaculately clean and had its own private beach-garden. It was basic but very comfortable - cool showers were very welcome in the tropical heat!

Service and attention from the Gron family and staff was exceptional - this is a family-run resort that has been welcomed into the local community. Staff take pride in their service and dedication to guest comfort.

There is so much to do, or you could simply just do nothing and enjoy some down-time. Highly recommend the sport fishing, pirogue trip to nearby island, quad biking, snorkelling...and all the different flavoured rum available in the bar (although probably not all at the same time ;) As a keen fly-fisherman, I was absolutely thrilled to be able to catch giant kingfish (GT) right in front of my bungalow!

This truly is a special place of immense natural beauty - the sunsets are spectacular and the tranquillity unmatched. Go with an open mind and you will not regret it for a minute!

PS: Take lots of sunblock and insect repellent (you'll need it...)

Room Tip: Get a bungalow in "first position" - i.e. along the water's edge
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2012

We spend 7 nights here at the end of April. The resort exceeded our expectations. Given that we dont speak any French, it was great that Monique and Phillippe do speak English. Monique went out of her way to assist us with any sightseeing we wanted to do and very kindly lent us some bug ointment after we got eaten alive by sand flies!!!

We scuba dived with Nosy Scuba - highly recommend the company - was a great experience. We also did the day trip out to Nosy Fanile (!) in a traditional dhow. The lunch of freshly caught fish cooked right there on the beach was a truly wonderful experience.

The rooms are fairly basic but very adequate and the views out to sea make up for it. try to ask for a sea level bungalow and i think the views are nicer than if you are further up.

in general the food was good - we went all inclusive on food and drinks which for us was a good option. The beef fillet (zebu) and crayfish were 5* meals without question.

The pool area is beautful and we spent many happy hours there. The upstairs pub area offers a magnificent setting to have a few sundowners in the evening.

i would totally recommend this resort :)

Room Tip: ask for a beach front room
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Oostrozebeke
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2012

If you'are looking for a super relaxed resort, please choose this bungalow hotel. Staff, food and bungalows are super! This is like a dream. We really want to go back! If you are looking for a bungalow, please book here!! Kind regards sebastian and lotje from belgium xx

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Property: Anjiamarango Beach Resort
Address: BP 207, Nosy Be, Madagascar
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Location: Madagascar > Antsiranana Province > Nosy Be
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Nosy Be
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Nosy Be
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Number of rooms: 35
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