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Masoala Forest Lodge

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AMENITIES
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights here after a very rough boat crossing from Nose Mangabey ( also a fascinating place) but were impressed by the boatman’s skills! The staff were very welcoming, the tented lodges comfortable and well spaced but the highlights were the activities -...More

Thank Lis L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific stay at Masoala. Primary rainforest with each tented cabin assigned own guide. Do as much or as little as one desires. Very accommodating staff. Well prepared food if somewhat limited options but what does one expect in such an isolated location. A little slice...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

When we arrived, as part of the introduction to the lodge, we were told that local people have a phrase that translates as "Don't feel like a guest", and this very much summarises the whole ethos of this lodge. Instead of having staff and tourists,...More

2  Thank Stas M
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The very things that makes Masoala Forest Lodge (MFL) so exquisite are almost impossible to capture in words. Beginning with the charter flight from Tana, followed by a genuinely warm welcome at the airport by Paula, who runs MFL’s ground operations in Maroansetra, the path...More

2  Thank grumblegoat
Response from Maria_Bester, Owner at Masoala Forest LodgeResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you Linda, Such a wonderful, well written review! I love how you describe seeing the leaf-tailed gecko with Ursulas help. We are excited of the opportunity of being featured in your magazine. I loved the "Wild Fibers" sample you left at the lodge. Maria

Reviewed 6 June 2018

If you are planning or considering a visit to the Masoala Forest Lodge may I suggest that you stay for at least 7 nights as there is plenty to do and see. The two hour light aircraft flight followed by a boat journey of approximately...More

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Response from Maria_Bester, Owner at Masoala Forest LodgeResponded 10 August 2018

Dear Family Shaw, It was such a pleasure having you at the lodge! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and felt well looked after! Thank you also for the recipe ;-) Kind regards, Pierre, Sam, Dash and Maria

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Description
•Paradise of pristine nature, bio-diversity and traditional culture•Comfort and privacy in the owner-managed exclusive eco-lodge with private forest reserve and beaches •Wide range of activities and More meals of organic fresh local produce and seafood•An authentic experience - an interactive journey of information, education and inspiration Nestled in a cove of golden sand and blue water, at the meeting of rainforest and sea, a luxurious outpost awaits – The Masoala Forest Lodge. The handful of thatched tree-house bungalows is tucked into the forest at the water’s edge, each with a private beach access and uninterrupted views of forest and sea. Constructed with sustainably harvested local materials, each bungalow is raised 2-3 meters above the ground and contains a fully netted and screened canvas safari tent, with en-suite bathroom, hot water, palissandre furnishings and solar lighting. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Also Known As
Masoala Forest Hotel Tampolo
Location
Madagascar > Toamasina Province > Tampolo
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Also Known As
Masoala Forest Hotel Tampolo
Location
Madagascar > Toamasina Province > Tampolo
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Traveller (222)
Pool & Beach (32)
Room & Suite (29)
Dining (12)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Linda T
27 January 2018|
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Response from andycluver | Reviewed this property |
Yes . They have a big selection of snorkelling equipment .
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joanneg77
18 October 2017|
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Response from Maria_Bester | Property representative |
Hello, Joanne and I are in contact by email now. I anyhow want to publicly answer this, in case others might be wondering about the options too. Masoala Forest Lodge offers scheduled charter flights from Antananarivo every... More
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H7222MAjackiem
14 April 2017|
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Dear Jackie, Thank you for your message on Trip Advisor and your email via our website. We have sent you an email with booking informations and prices. Please confirm that you have received it and let us know if you have... More
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"All tented lodges seem equally good"
LisL69
1 week ago
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"Ask for a beach front bungalow, nothing better than falling asleep to the sound of the sea."
593sue
04 Jun 2018
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"All the bungalows are on the beach with stunning views"
andycluver
08 Jan 2018
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"Bring your own shampoo as it is not provided."
MyrtleWiltshire
21 Oct 2017
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