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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 population of the district of Antalaha was estimated in 2001 at 75,000.--> The town and surrouding area were heavily impacted by [[Cyclone Enawo]] in 2017.
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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 population of the district of Antalaha was estimated in 2001 at 75,000.--> The town and surrouding areas were heavily impacted by [[Cyclone Enawo]] in 2017.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:03, 16 April 2017

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 and surrouding areas were heavily impacted by Cyclone Enawo in 2017.

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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

Vanilla Boom Means Sudden Wealth — And Unexpected Problems — In Madagascar : Goats and Soda - NPR
15-Sep-2019 07:00
Madagascar Cyclone Enawo - Carte de référence; Maroantsetra, Antalaha, Andapa & Sambava (10 mars 2017) - Madagascar - ReliefWeb
14-Mar-2017 07:00
Vanilla brings cash and crime to Madagascar - Seattle Times
28-Sep-2018 07:00
Satellite Detected Waters Extent and Evolution in Antsahanoro commune, Antalaha district, Madagascar (Imagery analysis: 10 March 2017 | Published 16 March 2017 | Version 1.0) - Madagascar - ReliefWeb
17-Mar-2017 07:00
The children in prison for stealing vanilla - BBC News
01-Oct-2019 07:00
Tropical forest the size of England destroyed in 2018, satellite data reveals - The Straits Times
26-Apr-2019 07:00
CITES exempts musical instruments from rosewood permit system - The Strad
28-Aug-2019 07:00
Deadly Cyclone Enawo batters Madagascar with flooding, damaging winds - AccuWeather.com
10-Mar-2017 08:00
Tropical Cyclone Enawo - Mar 2017 - Reliefweb
15-Sep-2017 03:07
Our community life has gone horribly wrong - Daily Monitor
25-Sep-2019 07:00
Preparedness and response to the cyclones and floods in Madagascar: a concrete progress - Madagascar - ReliefWeb
13-Feb-2018 08:00
Madagascar: Tropical Cyclone ENAWO - Emergency Plan of Action n° MDRMG012 Operation Update n° 4 - Madagascar - ReliefWeb
19-Jan-2018 08:00
Madagascar, Mauritius, La Réunion – Tropical Cyclone Alcide (GDACS, JTWC, Meteo France, Meteo Madagascar) (ECHO Daily Flash of 7 November 2018) - Madagascar - ReliefWeb
07-Nov-2018 08:00
Madagascar: Tropical Storm hits Madagascar - Flash Update #4 | 21 March 2018 - Madagascar - ReliefWeb
21-Mar-2018 07:00
Logjam: Inside Madagascar's illegal-rosewood stockpiles - Mongabay.com
08-Nov-2017 08:00
Cyclone Enawo: Madagascar death toll rises to 38 - BBC News
11-Mar-2017 08:00
Deforestation is found to have wiped out an area the size of Belgium in 2018 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
29-Apr-2019 07:00
Madagascar vanilla producers say cyclone damaged 30 percent of crop - Reuters
14-Mar-2017 07:00
Flash Appeal for Madagascar Intense Tropical Cyclone Enawo - Madagascar - Reliefweb
23-Mar-2017 07:00
Madagascar: Drones used to see landslides, floods from fatal storm - Africa Times
20-Mar-2018 07:00
Madagascar proposes paying illegal loggers to audit or buy their rosewood - Mongabay.com
08-Aug-2018 07:00
Cyclone hits vanilla growing regions in Madagascar - Food Business News
13-Mar-2017 07:00
CITES rejects another Madagascar plan to sell illegal rosewood stockpiles - Mongabay.com
24-Oct-2018 07:00
Madagascar petitions CITES to sell millions in stolen rosewood - Mongabay.com
13-Nov-2017 08:00
Madagascar forests in danger from illegal logging - MSNBC
31-Mar-2015 07:00
CITES rejects Madagascar’s bid to sell rosewood and ebony stockpiles - Mongabay.com
12-Dec-2017 08:00
In search of Madagascar's 'rosewood mafia' - BBC News
21-Feb-2014 08:00
Madagascar: Tropical Storm hits Madagascar - Flash Update #3 | 19 March 2018 - Madagascar - ReliefWeb
19-Mar-2018 07:00
Madagascar: Cyclone Enawo Situation Report No. 5 (14 April 2017) - Madagascar - Reliefweb
19-Apr-2017 07:00
CITES appeals to countries to watch out for trafficked Malagasy rosewood - Mongabay.com
07-Oct-2019 07:00
Madagascar Supply and Market Outlook, 19 May 2017 - Madagascar - Reliefweb
21-May-2017 07:00
Global timber trafficking harms forests and costs billions of dollars – here's how to curb it - The Conversation - US
24-Apr-2018 07:00


MADAGASCAR - From Sambava Antalaha - Vanilla Coast

Trek from Maroantsetra to Antalaha

Additional information