Anakao Ocean Lodge


  • Sea-facing, air-conditioned bungalows
  • Go surfing, sailing and kayaking
  • Enjoy a private beach BBQ
  • Pampering treatments at the spa
  • Fresh fish and seafood

Open: Anakao Ocean Lodge is open all year.

Location: Anakao Ocean Lodge is on Andovoke Bay on the south coast of Madagascar, opposite Nosy Satrana. The lodge is a 45 minute speedboat ride from Tulear, which has regular flights to and from Antananarivo.

Rooms: There are 20 bungalows, 3 family bungalows and 1 Anakao suite. Bungalows are arranged along the beach facing the sea and provide accommodation for up to 3 people, with 1 using the sofabed. The 2-storey family bungalows accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children, and have the same facilities, and have a double bedroom downstairs and 2 single beds upstairs. The Anakao suite can also sleep 4 and has a lounge. All are air conditioned, have an en-suite shower room, hairdryer, mosquito nets, safe and minibar. Some bungalows are nearer the seafront and have full sea views, while others are set further back.

Activities: There are lots to choose from, all offered subject to availability and to be paid for locally. They include snorkelling, diving, kayaking, boat trips which can include a BBQ lunch, windsurfing, kitesurfing, waterskiing, surfing, whale watching (July to September), fishing and sunset cruises. You can spend time in the beach where there are sunshades and loungers.

Facilities: These include the restaurant, bar, several sitting areas, and a library. The shop sells clothes, jewellery and handicrafts. The spa has a comprehensive range of treatments. Sunbeds, parasols and beach towels are provided for guests.

Dining: Food blends traditional Madagascan cuisine with modern international influences. Meals are served at individual tables. Breakfast is a buffet, with a choice of dishes for lunch and dinner.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access in the main lodge, but this can be erratic.

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