Madagascar in Style – Jenman Select

The ultimate in style, the ultimate in luxury, the most exquisite bespoke eco-holiday you can imagine… It’s our beautiful new Jenman Select product offering for Madagascar! Spend 9-days experiencing Madagascar in absolute style because we have selected only the best lodges and destinations for the traveller with a taste for the finer things. In Anjajavy, a luxurious catamaran cruise, magnificent sandy coves, and turquoise waters await your delight. Then travel by helicopter to the exclusive use island of Nosy Ankao and spend time on a beautiful island paradise in your own private villa with butler service where you can fill your days’ kayaking, snorkelling, learning about the local culture, and much more.


The tour starts in Antananarivo staying at the chic Grand Urban Hotel, which as the name suggests provides a boutique urban experience in Madagascar’s capital city. The expertly designed hotel seamlessly combines clean modern lines with classic colonial elements, providing an urban contemporary space rarely found in Antananarivo. With tasteful furnishings, beautiful ironwork and the finest attention to detail, understated luxury and elegance is felt throughout.

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A room in the Grand Urban Hotel

After experiencing Tana, travellers are whisked away by charter flight to Anjajavy a private reserve reachable only by air and home of the Anjajavy Le Lodge resort. This remote luxury resort has beach-facing villas with private verandas made out of local rosewood. It’s the perfect base from which to explore the private reserve which is home to Coquerel’s Sifaka, Brown lemurs, Mouse lemurs, and a variety of chameleons and tropical birdlife. There is a separate beach from the swimming beach for water-based activities such as kayaking, fishing, catamaran trips and more. Guests can also explore the Mangrove forests and Karst coves by kayak and snorkel above the vibrant coral reefs.

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The view from the pool at Anjajavy le Lodge

After Anjajavy it’s off to , reached by private helicopter from Diego Suarez. Miavana is located on the private exclusive use island of Nosy Ankao. Madagascar’s first 5-star eco-luxury accommodation was designed by award-winning architects and built with complete focus on sustainability by a local team, using local and reclaimed eco-friendly materials. The beautiful stonework found throughout the resort was created completely by hand. Miavana means “to bring together” in the Malagasy language and the property achieves this goal by harmoniously combining the stunning beauty of the island with the exquisite villas and the island’s heritage. Days can be filled lazing in a hammock, swimming either in a private pool (one for each villa) or the clear ocean water. Kayaking, kite-surfing, and fly-fishing are also possibilities. At night spectacular sunsets paint the sky with streaks of pink, purple and orange. Staff will even set up a private sleep out under the stars if guests are so inclined.

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Dine with your feet in the sand with a beautiful view out over the ocean.

In both Anjajavy and Miavana guests can visit the local village to learn more about their unique culture and by visiting these destinations they make a valuable contribution to their livelihood. Guests will leave Madagascar feeling completely replenished and revitalized after their stay in an exquisitely beautiful eco-paradise, exposed to fascinating new fauna and flora as well as cultural experiences. It truly is the trip of a lifetime!

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