Antalaha

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Antalaha, pronounced Antala, is a coastal town located on the north east coast of Madagascar. Antalaha is known for being the capital of vanilla, since its introduction in the 19th century.

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A long and beautiful beach often with huge waves is part of the scenery. The area is regularly affected by heavy cyclones. In 2004 and in 2007 virtually all its vanilla crops and much of the town was destroyed, but this is a town which always seems to know how to rebuild itself.

The town of Antalaha and surrounding villages were heavily impacted by Cyclone Enawo in March 2017. A relief initiative is coordinated by Macolline and JHA Fund. More at https://spark.adobe.com/page/V9gV49nEJOb7c/ and https://jhafund.com/contributor-information

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Antalaha can be reached by land, sea or air. The quickest and maybe most comfortable way of transport is by plane. Antalaha has an airport about ten kilometres out of town which is served irregularly by Air Madagascar and which can be used by private air charters. A tarred road in good condition connects Antalaha with Sambava in the north.

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The 80 kilometres drive by taxi-brousse takes about 1½ hours. Other available and more adventurous routes are a 3-5 days hike across the Masoala peninsula starting from Maroantsetra or via Cap Est. Sometimes it is possible to get a lift on a cargo boat on the way to/from Maroantsetra, Sainte Marie or Toamasina (Tamatave).

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Private Botanical Reserve

Macolline
Tel: +261 (0)32 0716101
Email: macolline.madagascar@gmail.com
Website: www.macolline.org

Hotels in Antalaha

Hotel Hazovola
MG-206 Antalaha
Re-opened in 2007, this hotel has 22 beds.
Tel: +261 (0)32 0500065
Email: h.palissandre@sat.blueline.mg

Ocean Momo
MG-206 Antalaha
This tastefully furnished ocean lodge has several bungalows, conference facilities, a restaurant with bar and complimentary WiFi for guests.
Tel: +261 (0)32 0234069
Email: oceanmomo@blueline.mg
Website: www.ocean-momo.com

Vitasoa
Tel: +261 (0)32 0752090 / +261 (0)34 0195020
Email: hotelvitasoa@yahoo.fr

Hôtel Chez Nanie
Tel: +261 (0)32 0223251
Email: N/A

Villa Malaza
Tel: +261 (0)32 6182309 / +261 (0)34 8457111 / +261 (0)32 8168145 / +261 (0)34 6969443
Email: villa.malaza@yahoo.fr
Website: villa-malaza.com

Hôtel Hazovôla
Tel: +261 (0)32 4128711 / +261 (0)32 0500065.
Email: h.hazovolaantalaha@yahoo.fr
Website: www.hotelhazovola.com

Hotel Florida
Tel: +261 (0)32 4155512 / +261 (0)32 0716190
Email: ninabm@hotmail.fr

Hotel-resto Fleur de Lotus
Tel: +261 (0)32 0220068

Hotel La Liane
Tel: +261 (0)32 3477154
Email: rajaonal@yahoo.fr

Hotel Atlantis
Tel: +261 (0)32 0239729

Hotel Le Cocotier
Tel: +261 (0)32 0429730 / +261 (0)32 0486425
Email: hotelrestaurantlecocotierantalaha@yahoo.fr

Restaurant Chez Ndriana
Tel: +261 (0)32 0544176
Email: chezmadamendrina@gmail.com

Restaurants

Jeannick Gargotte
Tel: +261 (0)34 6483371 / +261 (0)32 0559148

Restaurant Cap Est

Radio and TV

Radio télévision Ny Antsika Antalaha
Radio FM 102 Mhz and TV Station CH 21 UHF
Tél: +261 32 07 160 88
Email: afr@rna-madagascar.com
Website: www.rna-madagascar.com


Internet access

Formation Professionnelle TSIRIHANITRA Antalaha Ankoalabe
Computer training, cooking and pastry, hair and beauty, accounting and IT
Tel : +261 (0)34 0250530
Tel : +261 (0)32 2860872
Email: fp.tsirihanitra@yahoo.fr

Antalaha Newsfeed

WFP Madagascar Country Brief, March 2017 - Reliefweb
25-04-2017 17:45
Madagascar: Tropical Cyclone ENAWO - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) Update n° 2 - ReliefWeb
12-04-2017 10:33
Antalaha : deux hommes lynchés à mort - NewsMada - Les Actus De Madagascar
05-04-2017 07:39
Illegal trade threatens nearly half the world's natural heritage sites: WWF - Mongabay.com
27-04-2017 11:54
Madagascar Key Message Update, March 2017 - Reliefweb
31-03-2017 08:32
Singapore convicts rosewood trader in historic CITES seizure - Mongabay.com
26-04-2017 18:24
Tetra Financial Provides Contributions to a Small Orphanage in ... - PR Newswire (press release)
04-04-2017 13:21
Madagascar: Cyclone Enawo Situation Report No.5 (14 April 2017) - Reliefweb
19-04-2017 08:40
Madagascar Bishop visits parishes affected by cyclone - Anglicannews
18-04-2017 13:38
ACAPS Briefing Note – Madagascar Tropical Cyclone Enawo, 13 ... - ReliefWeb
14-03-2017 09:06


MADAGASCAR - From Sambava Antalaha - Vanilla Coast

Trek from Maroantsetra to Antalaha

Additional information