About 40 minutes' drive north of Majunga, along an isolated stretch of coast, Antsanitia (pronounced ‘An-tsan-tee’) is a fantastic resort. As well as lovely bungalows with wood and raffia furniture, a gorgeous pool, open-air bar, fabulous restaurant and a wonderful setting, guests enjoy numerous activities, from sailing to trekking, snorkelling, pirogue trips and cultural excursions.
The hotel has put sustainability at the heart of everything it does, so many of the activities on offer involve trips to local villages or outings with local fishers. The resort also employs and trains a number of people from the area, and it donates part of the fees from activities to the local communities’ fund. Antsanitia is also doing its bit for the environment: hot water comes courtesy of the sun, ‘air-con’ courtesy of the sea breeze.