A thriving hotspot of biodiversity, Madagascar is the dream for naturalists. And at the Anjajavy le Lodge you can escape to paradise- so go and get lost along the sandy shores of this private island or explore the jungle. The lodge is a picture perfect blend of authentic local craftsmanship and eco-luxury, perfect for a private escape amongst the lodge’s beachside nature reserve. With each of the 24 rosewood villas facing out to the Mozambique Channel, it’s the perfect off the beaten path spot to relax and unwind.
With no roads leading to Anjajavy, this private island off the North East cost of Madagascar is only reachable by private plane- it’s a short flight from the town of Majunga that will land you gently in the heart of this 550 hectare reserve (its official you’ve arrived at ‘the end of the world’). With seven creeks, too many species to count, endless sandy shores, coral remains and an abundance of wildlife to explore- it really is an untouched natural paradise.
Each of the rosewood villas line the sandy shores of the Mozambique Channel, so you can wake up, jump out of bed and stroll straight onto the beach to feel the sand between your toes. After a long day of sun, sand and adventures take a soak in a your bubble bath as you listen to the waves lapping against the shores of the white sandy beach. With private hammocks and your own private terrace- lie back and watch as the sun goes down before heading upstairs to rest your head.
Why we like it
If the infinity pool doesn’t take you fancy, head off on an adventure through the private nature reserve to one of the seven private creeks- chances are you’ll be the only souls around discovering Anjajavy’s hidden gems. Anjajavy hides itself from those who do not know it : a peninsula of quietness at the end of the earth , it’s not surprise it’s a favourite of Bill and Melinda Gates. Look out for the famous Verreau Lemur on your way back before sipping on a cocktail- watching the sun dip below the horizon, can you imagine a better end to your day?