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South Africa
Reviewed 7 July 2016

It's fabulous. The natural beauty is indescribable, you just have to see it for yourself. Everything set in the sparkling blue blue of the sea. The beach chalets feel like your own beach cottage that you have escaped to for the weekend. When you see the Nespresso machine in your room you know that every need will really be catered...

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Manager_Medjumbe, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear SkyeJess, Thank you very much for taking in the beauty of our island and sharing with us all! We are grateful for your kind words that have been shared with our team and happy you enjoyed the comfort of the villas! The hidden gem and highlight of any diver, beginner to professional, are the under water treasures that you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We recently had the pleasure to stay at the Anantara Medjumbe Island beach villa lodge, where we treated like royalty from the moment we arrived, where we were meet by the team, clear blue sky’s, hot weather and golden sands that glimmered next to magical waters. The 4 nights were spent relaxing, the beach villa overlooked the clear blue water...

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Manager_Medjumbe, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear TallandSporty, Thank you for taking the time to share those special moments with us and it was a genuine pleasure meeting and hosting you during your stay. We were so pleased to read about how much you enjoyed your time here taking in the embracing environment of this special place. Medjumbe is all about relax and recharge, that is...

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 24 April 2016

There are so many 5 star memories made on Medjumbe. This tiny island offers rustic luxury in all aspects. Rooms/chalets are very comfortable, tastefully decorated and offers aircon for those humid nights. The splash pools are a great bonus. Meals - exceptionally fresh and tasty - the staff make sure you leave with a few extra kg's. We ha amazing...

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Manager_Medjumbe, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Henri, Thank you so much for your great review and kind words, and taking the time to share. It is always lovely to hear how happy and relaxed our guests feel while at Medjumbe. It is great that you so enjoyed the diving and snorkeling, it is quite a special spot here for underwater discoveries. Do stay in touch,...

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Yes, Medjumbe Island stretches only about 1 km and still you find here an excellent lodge which treats you so splendidly - no wrong - which spoils you rottenly - oh yes and i loved it! coming in with a private plane is nice, but the humidity in summer might be a tat too much so therefore was the hearty...

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Manager_Medjumbe, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nona, Thank you so much for your great review and taking the time to share with us your experience in Medjumbe. The staff has been delighted to read your feedback and they felt very rewarded that you recognized the extra challenge of being in Mozambique and a remote island. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and all the...

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

This magic island was the last part of an amazing and unique honeymoon and it Made it definitely unforgettable.. This island has a wonderful White stand and blue transparent water as i had never seen.. The quiteness, the intimacy and the remoteness of the island makes you feel in paradise. Thanks to the manager anne, Who is always there trying...

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Manager_Medjumbe, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lorenza, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. This is indeed the whole point of Medjumbe, its unique luxury, being remote, quiet and peaceful. Even now that we have wifi in all the villas, if you want to disconnect you just switch off your smartphone... We hope to have the pleasure to see you...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We have been going to this gorgeous Island since 2007 and always worry that one day we will be disappointed by what we find, it never does let us down with Anne and her wonderful staff available at all times to make the experience truly memorable. The weather at New Year was full of storms and then morning sunshine and...

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Manager_Medjumbe, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Duncan, Thank you very much for your kind review and your words of appraisal have been passed on to the staff. Thank you for being one of our Medjumbe fans and for repeatedly coming back. Keep your addiction alive so we can pamper you both and enjoy more underwater discoveries! You are part of our family and we will...

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2016

It's a few weeks since we returned home, but the aferglow of being on Medjumbe remains with us. Nothing is too much trouble, the staff did anything to make the stay better. The food is splendid, and not just great seafood. Wine is excellent, with a good choice of nice wines from South Africa. We ate at different locations most...

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Manager_Medjumbe, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Super95, Greetings and happy new year from Medjumbe! Thank you for taking the time to write this superb review and the whole team was very happy with your appraisals. Diving is indeed spectacular here as the human activity around us is very limited and there are spots for every level. And we would like also to think that you...

Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We found this hotel just by chance googling for a special retreat in the Indiam Ocean. I saw the pictures and find it was simply amazing but I was surprised that one month before New Year's Eve, they still have vacancies. So we went with some doubts but we couldn't have had a better surprise! The hotel just went under...

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Manager_Medjumbe, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Elicam69, A very happy new year from the whole team of Medjumbe! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this WOW review and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us that much! All the staff was very proud to read your kind words. We would be very glad to see you again, do...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 December 2015

We have just spent our second consecutive Christmas on Medjumbe. We had a few niggles on our 2014 visit but not enough to prevent a return this December. This year no complaints; we had a wonderful time. In the course of 2015 the beach side villas have been redecorated and renovated with new bathroom / shower fittings, new air-conditioning and...

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Manager_Medjumbe, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Brian, Thank you very much for this very thorough and thoughtful review. Happy new year to you and your family from a very proud and thankful Medjumbe team! You have pretty much summed up the new Medjumbe after the refurbishment and glad you like the new look and feel of it. We all look forward to seeing you again...

Potchefstroom, South Africa
Reviewed 17 November 2015

It has been a while since our trip in May of this year, but the memories are still so fresh in our minds it feels like yesterday! We stayed at Medjumbe for a week as part of our honeymoon and boy did it surpass all our expectations! Medjumbe ticked all the boxes and more when I was looking for a...

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Manager_Medjumbe, Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Andre, Thank you very much for your thorough and superb review you wrote about your experience in Medjumbe and you made the staff very happy too! Count down to reopening is ticking, - 12 days now and we are all really excited and getting ready to meet our first new guests since closure. We changed many things on the...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa is a small and remote 5 star and multi award winning Island resort. It is a 50 min flight from the nearest town Pemba. The island is 1km long and 300m wide at the widest point. It has no mobile phone reception due to its remoteness. It has some of the best diving in the world with pristine corals and a wide selection of fish. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort

Address: Quirimbas Archipelago, Cabo Delgado Province 0000, Mozambique (Formerly Medjumbe Private Island)
Region: Mozambique > Cabo Delgado Province > Quirimbas Archipelago
Price Range: ₹ 55,622 - ₹ 69,795 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“All villas are excellently positioned for privacy and view.”
 of 5 bubbles arthursrestpn, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We loved 11 as it was remote enough to be removed from the main building but close enough not to be a long walk home”
 of 5 bubbles CarylRichmond, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good but I'd suggest rooms 11 and 12”
 of 5 bubbles Mpresicce, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all Lodges comparable”
 of 5 bubbles reneschmed, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All good, but further away from the main lodge is totally silent (can hear slight hum of machinery in chalets closest to main lodge.)”
 of 5 bubbles SkyeJess, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
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