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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful tranquil island. We had room 9 beautiful seaview & sunset from the plunge pool. All staff can't do enough for you. Ample amount of food & chef Gary runs the restaurant & kitchen very well. Loved the rooms, bar & restaurant. In room Nespresso coffee, luxury outdoor shower, really appreciated the sun hats, flip flops & wrap, We...

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Anantara_Medjumbe, Acting Resort Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear 2honnington Thank you for taking time to leave your comments of your stay We were very happy to ready your review and a glad that we contribute to making your trip to Anantara Medjumbe a great experience. It’s very pleasant to ready that your enjoyed the food, the sunset and the relaxation villa, we are extremely lucky to have...

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 27 December 2016

My wife and I just returned from a 7 night stay at Medjumbe. It was memorable from the take off from Pemba in a Cherokee 6 all the way to the return in a Cessna Caravan 7 days later. The island has a beauty about it whether it is sunrise or sunset, mid morning or mid afternoon, high or low...

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Anantara_Medjumbe, Acting Resort Manager at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear SATraveller50 The whole team thanks you for taking the time to write such a great review! We are glad you enjoyed the sea food, the Quissanga island pic-nic, the sunset in this untouched part of the Indian Ocean. Once in a lifetime experience for sure, but which can be renewed! We hope to have the pleasure to see you...

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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We spent 6 wonderful days at Medjumbe Private island. Sunny all the time. Great diving spots. Very pleasant and helpful staff and management, always making sure we were comfortable and satisfied. The rooms were always impeccably clean and were fully equipped with all then features that exist in a modern western hotel (coffee machine, minibar, modern A/C, iPhone dock station,...

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

Dear Guests, The whole team thanks you for taking the time to write such a great review! We are glad you enjoyed the diving in this untouched part of the Indian Ocean. We are very happy to say that our main pool and pool area are taking shape and will be finished soon. We are also ready for the coming...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The Sea, the beach, the sand, the food, the accomodation, the mornings, the evenings, the staff starting from the resort manager till the gardener ALL WAS PERFECT!! Activities are various and very well orgnised, pique nique on near island, going for fishing barracuda, snorkeeling....

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

Dear Abbo20121, Thank you for your enthusiasm and great review which I shared with the Team. Together Everyone Achieves More, this is our motto in Medjumbe so we offer our guests the PERFECT stay and so glad we succeeded! We look forward to welcome you again for more discoveries. With our warmest wishes, from the whole Medjumbe family

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Regular visitor to this wonderful island. First of all the natural beauty of this island set in peace and tranquility, and away from the bustle and noise of crowded holiday resorts. From the rising and setting of the sun, and the moonlight over the island and ocean from the deck of the most sophisticated villas captures memories and experiences which...

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

Dear Arthursrestpn, We cannot thank you enough for taking the time to write this great review which has been shared with the team! Medjumbe is really your second home after so many times being here, you are not guests anymore but Friends and it is always a genuine pleasure to have you with us!. "natural beauty...peace...tranquility...memories...friendly...unique", you have perfectly defined...

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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

What an incredible weekend! Everything about Medjumbe is simply perfect. Charles made us feel incredibly welcome, the rest of the staff were always friendly and ready to help with what we needed. Tome made every dinner extra special with his attention to detail and his friendly manner. Every dinner was in a different place on the island. Debbie provided amazing...

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

Dear TashM89, The whole team thanks you for your great words and enthusiasm for Medjumbe! Perhaps Andy Warhol said it best, “I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art anyone can ever own.” And this is what we are doing here so all our guests can enjoy Nature, as you said, "breathtaking, untouched". Please come...

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We spent 7 magical evenings almost alone in this paradise. The food was exceptional, notably the fresh pastries delivered every morning to our villa, Mundo you are a genius! Days of lazy beach combing and dips in the crystal clear waters, we are still convinced that they are placing the shells around the island at night while we sleep. Evening...

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

Dear Brent & Lisa, Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to share with us - we are so glad that you managed to relax and recharge at Medjumbe. That is the philosophy, kick off your shoes and unwind in a private romantic tailored setting. We are extremely fortunate to have such amazing local talent within our...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Our very private freestanding air conditioned (we mostly did not need AC as it was a perfect temperature in early September) villa was the essence of peace - one of 12 'on the beach' villas, all just 20 paces from the ocean at high tide. The decor is subtle tropical Arabian style which emulates the white of the surrounding coral...

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

Dear Caryl, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an informative and thorough review on your Medjumbe experience. “Essence of peace” embraces the spirit of Medjumbe and you could not qualify this special island better. We are extremely fortunate to work at such unique property where each villa was designed with much emphasis being placed on...

Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had our honeymoon at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort on August 2016 and we spent 6 days in a real paradise. The staff is very kind and always smiling. Anne, the general manager, has been really fantastic with us and accomodating all our needs. The island is beautiful and perfect for a romantic getaway "out of the world and the...

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

Dear Mpresicce, What a superb review – thank you so much!. It was wonderful to host you both for your honeymoon and all the staff very much enjoyed getting to know you. Medjumbe is indeed a perfect getaway from the stresses of everyday life and we do hope you will come and see us again one day soon. You are...

Malters, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 August 2016

A realy great destination to relax, enjoy the beach and wonderful sunsets. Very friendly and attentive staff who are doing everything to accomdate their guests. Great diving experience with dive instructor Tiberio.

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

Dear Rene, We are delighted to hear you had such a super time hidden away here at Medjumbe and enjoyed our underwater treasures!. Such a pleasure to host you – hope you will return again soon. Thank you for your kind words that I have shared with the whole team. With our warmest wishes, from the Medjumbe family

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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: £667 - £837 (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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