Anjajavy Le Lodge
Anjajavy le Lodge Anjajavy Mangroves and Tsingy
Anjajavy le Lodge
Anjajavy Mangroves and Tsingy

Anjajavy Le Lodge

Located on the West coast of Madagascar 120 Km North of Majunga, Anjajavy is a remote fishing village on an extraordinary peninsula.

The 750-hectare private reserve surrounding Anjajavy le lodge includes 4 types of nature’s gems:

  1. A dry deciduous forest made of palissandre trees, ebony trees, baobabs and other plants endemic to Madagascar
  2. A mangrove forest which is a protective coat for the reserve.
  3. The tsingy: unique limestone rock formations
  4. Beautiful beaches

The reserve is also home of a wide variety of lemurs, reptiles and other endemic flora and fauna.

Madagascar’s west coast enjoys sunshine almost all year round.





L'OASIS : The Oasis is a genuine Garden of Eden. It is a perfect place to relax or unwind after a busy day enjoying some of the various activities on offer at Anjajavy le lodge. Kept at a constant humidity by water sprays, the Oasis offers a refreshing environment in which to escape the heat of the day.

A variety of aquatic plants, papyrus reeds, tree ferns, climbing plants and palm trees are home to humming birds, lemurs, malachite kingfishers and many other species. This is also the setting for our afternoon tea with refreshing soft drinks, teas and cakes. Designed by Camille Muller, the French landscape designer, who bears Madagascar in his heart, the Oasis is the result of the search for harmony within the diversity of experiences on offer in Madagascar.

Need to Know

Anjajavy lays at the heart of the Boeny Sakalava territory and can only be accessed by air.

Anjajavy le lodge operates its private flights on a rate per seat basis from Antananarivo.

Private flights are possible from most of Madagascar airports and notably that of Majunga and Nosy Be, which are close.

The journey will last approximately 90 minutes from Antananarivo, 1 hour from Nosy Be airport or 40 minutes from Majunga airport. It offers magnificent sights of Madagascar’s western coastline and inlands.

Guests are welcomed at Anjajavy le lodge’s private landing strip and they are then transferred by car on a 30 minute trip to the hotel across the forest.

REGULAR AIR TRANSFERS (Schedules are subject to change without notice)

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Antananarivo –Anjajavy: 07:00 am – 08:30 am

Anjajavy –Antananarivo: 09:30 am – 11:00 am



Luggage, Weight: for safety issues, the company requires:

No more than 20kg luggage allowance per person without any overweight possibility. Please prefer flexible and non-bulky luggage. Terms and conditions apply; please see the Public Rates Sheet. Size: 140cm linear (length + width + depth). Safety regulations stipulate that all passengers must be able to fasten their seatbelts without the use of any seatbelt extension that is prohibitive; body waist must be therefore less than 140cm. The seating width must not be more than 45cm in respect of other passenger seating on the next seat. Each passenger will be weighed according to light aircraft aviation regulations. Body weight above 110kg: If all measurements stated above (seatbelt and seating width) are respected, the flight shall take place after extra fees are paid: 15 euros by extra kg.

A valid passport with an expiry date at least six months after the return date together with one complete blank page is required. A visa is compulsory and can be obtained through the Malagasy Republic Embassy or Consulate, or upon arrival at Antananarivo - Ivato airport.

HEALTH : No vaccination is required. An anti-malaria treatment is recommended even if the area is deemed preserved. Ask your doctor for advice. There is a qualified resident doctor at the hotel for guests.



Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Anjajavy is a private reserve which is the home to species communities and endemic fauna and flora, a great place for a nature escape.

Here you’ll get to explore virgin forests, savannas, tiny islands, deserted creeks, mysterious caves, little fishing villages and the Tsingy coral. You will see endearing lemur species, captivating chameleons, fascinating endemic birds and outlandish butterflies.

The total protected area of the reserve is 4000 ha and could easily double in the coming years.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Walking excursions - Boat trips - Fishing trips -  Expeditions & adventures - Visit to villages - Sports & water sports -  Quite times


COMMUNICATION AND POWER SUPPLY : Our guests can use the hotel’s phone or skype. A satellite television with a bouquet of channels is available in the private lounge. All rooms have lights and electricity supply. The hotel operates with 220V power sockets and European plug point. It is possible to connect to the Internet by WIFI in the central building of the hotel.

DISABLED FACILITIES : One of the villas, close to the main dining and recreational area, is suitable for guests with limited mobility.


The hotel is made up of 24 individual rosewood villas, all facing the sea.

On the ground floor, each villa provides a large sea-facing terrace, a living room/bedroom.

The bathroom has a large corner bath, shower and separate restrooms.

A small staircase provides access to the first floor loft room, which can be used as children accommodation or guest room for up to two additional people.

Villas are maintained at an ideal temperature by silent air-conditioning systems.



  • Relais & Châteaux Environmental Trophy
  • Trip Advisor “Travelers choice Top 10 of Hotels of Africa & Indian Ocean” in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016

COMMUNITY PROJECTS : In the remote peninsula of Anjajavy the hotel supports social investments and works closely with the villages around.

The aim of the Anjajavy community project is to promote sustainable development in three remote villages in the vicinity of the hotel.

Schools, clinics, wells, sanitations, solar stations are constructed, maintained and operated by the local NGO Ecoles du Monde which is funded by dynamic international campaigns but also from guest’s donations directly to the hotel.

On the other side the hotel constructed a new market place in 2012, employs almost one hundred local people and purchases provisions from surrounding villages. The hotel supports the development of micro-businesses. Community projects operate in highly diverse fields: fishing, market gardening of fruits and vegetables, handicrafts, trade. 

The on-site doctor of the hotel cares for the local staff and their families and for emergencies of the villages. The hotel is doing sensitization of adults for the respect of fishing calendars and fishing methods (namely for prawns, crabs, lobsters and against sea turtle hunting) and of women about family planning. The hotel is also educating kids about the protection of the environment & health.

Anjajavy le lodge contributes actively to the fight for reforestation and against forest fires.

For example since 2009, the hotel has contributed to the extinction of 4 forest fires and reforested 60,000 native trees from its tree nursery and 200 000 mangrove trees.


The hotel is generally closed for maintenance from mid January to late March.

Average StayAverage Stay

Anjajavy is the best place to sample all that Madagascar has to offer: you’ll be able to experience many of the highlights and attractions of this beautiful country in one place. Here are our suggestions to make the most of your time here:

  • a 7 – 10 night stay as a stand-alone destination
  • a 5 – 7 night stay after a 3-5 day tour of Madagascar’s National Parks
  • a 4 night stay at the end of a trip around Madagascar

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

2015 - 2016 Anjajavy Rates

2016 - 2017 Anjajavy Rates

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children policy: Children of all ages are welcome at Anjajavy le lodge.

- Accommodation: Children are comfortably accommodated in the upstairs bedroom of each villa. They share the main bathroom.

- Babysitting: Can be arranged on request at the hotel.

- Swimming pool: The pool area is not fenced off nor supervised by a lifeguard.

- Children’s meal: Our chef can arrange special menus for children.

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at

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