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Miavana by Time + Tide

Nosy Ankao, Madagascar, Indian Ocean

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Idyllically located off the north east coast of Madagascar, the beautiful Miavana resort rests hidden away on the secluded and unspoilt island of Nosy Ankao.

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Fringed by white sand beaches and sprawling coral reefs, Miavana by Time + Tide  is a haven of luxury luxury at the ends of the Earth.


The ultimate destination for modern day explorers, the resort brings together world class luxury in a world of rare wildlife and extraordinary landscapes.


Relax into the barefoot ease of Nosy Ankao, where life is measured in the rise and fall of the tides. With local, hand hewn stone, Malagasy wood and hand dyed textiles in shades of turquoise, Time + Tide Miavana immerses guests into the island setting. With the freedom to explore as you want, you will inspire the mind, awaken the soul and reconnect with nature in a thrilling and meaningful way.


Discover, unwind and refresh the body and mind in this the body and mind in this remarkable wild place. Come, let us show you.

The Villas


+ 8 one bedroom en suite villas

+ 4 two bedroom en suite villas

+ 2 three bedroom en suite villas

+ Study can convert to a children’s bedroom


+ Personal butler available 24/7

+Eco-cooled sleeping spaces and fans

+Indoor and outdoor showers

+ Soaking tubs overlooking the ocean

+Floor to ceiling retractable glass windows offering panoramic ocean views

+ Spacious lounge, well-stocked kitchenette and personal bar

+ Oceanfront verandah and private pool

+ Cruiser bicycles and electric buggy

+ Generator and solar power, multi adaptor plug points throughout villa+Limited wifi and phone signal

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Strung out along a series of perfect semicircles of white-sand beaches and looking out over turquoise waters, Anakao is laid-back in the finest tradition of small seaside Malagasy settlements.  Excellent sleeping and eating options round out a fine all-round destination.

On arrival at Miavana, you will have a consultation with our expert activities team to create a customised plan based on your wants,interests and needs.


Miavana has two distinct seasons. From November to mid-May,the days are warm, with light rains mainly overnight, making it best for diving, fishing, snordiving, fishing, snorkelling and sea turtles.


Mid-May to October has cooler days with seasonal winds, making it perfect for intrepid guests who want to see whales, terns, or go kite/windsurfing.


DINING - perfectly designed for both privacy and unity, the Miavana village offers an array of spaces to suit your every need.


Whether craving beachfront elegance, romantic ambiance or sand between your toes, the village delivers with both indoor and outdoor options.


RELAX With views overlooking the beach and mountains beyond, the  Miavana village is the perfect place to unwind. Enjoy a drink on their rooftop lounge, relax next to their shimmering infinity pool or stargaze around the beachfront fire pit.


WONDER - Their Cabinet des Curiosities holds natural wonders and cultural artifacts from around Madagascar. Be sure to stop in and see the butterfly collection, elephant bird egg, dinosaur fossils, traditional costumes and even a message in a bottle found adrift in the waters of Nosy "nkao."

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Your Flight

The nearest local airport to Miavana by Time + Tide is  Nosy Bay International Airport (NOS) or Antsiranana Arrachart Airport (DIE).  From here guests take a private helicopter transfer to Miavana.  We operate a varied fleet and your specific aircraft type may vary from city to city. We offer a range of private jet aircraft as well as turboprops and your Travel Planner will discuss your specific requirements at time of enquiry. 

For long-haul flights from Europe or the United States we recommend the Gulfstream 550/Bombardier Global 6000 or Falcon 800X.

Private flying offers a host of benefits both from a convenience point-of-view as well as health & safety.  To learn more about our Health & Safety Policy and Procedures, please Click Here.


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Our Journeys by Private Jet are all tailor-made from an airport near you so please contact us for pricing using the form below. 

We are also able to plan and book your trip without a private jet so if this stunning property ticks all your boxes, do get in touch for a holiday quotation. 

Current Accommodation Rates are below.

Room Type
Exclusive Use (Max 40 guests)
USD 114 000.00 per night
3 Bed Villa
USD 13 000.00 prpn
2 Bed Villa
USD 8 400.00 prpn
1 Bed Villa
USD 3 000.00 pppn

Rates are per person sharing, per night and include 

accommodation, meals, transfers to and from Kalabo Airport, selected premium wines & top shelf drinks, laundry, service charge, cultural visits, shore based fishing, half day fishing trips, paddle boarding, kite surfing, windsurfing, cycling, boat cruises, surfski,  daily activities such as scuba diving, scuba lessons, snorkelling,   Helicopter Transfers for stays of 5 nights or more are included.

Park Fees:  USD 300.00 per person, per night

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Hotel Health & Safety Policy

Each of our Accommodation Partners has a distinct Health & Safety Policy in place which can be found below.  Please be advised, though, that this can differ from property to property.

Time + Tide have elevated cleanliness standards and behaviours to meet the new health and safety challenges presented by the current pandemic environment, as directed by the World Health Organisation (WHO). This has been implemented across all areas of our operation. The aim is to minimise risk and enhance safety for our guests and employees.


Time + Tide Employees

Our employees have been trained and equipped to ensure our properties and activities are always a ‘safe zone’, including:


• Employees quarantined in camp 14 days prior to guest arrival

• Dedicated “Hygiene Champion” at each property to conduct 

   regular spot-checks

• Team are all fully aware of Covid-19 symptoms

• Temperature recordings of employees taken daily

• Stringent hygiene practices implemented across all 

   properties following WHO guidelines for cleaning in non-

   health care areas


Food and beverage preparation

• Disinfecting of all surfaces as well as hygiene control of 

   supplies arriving into property

• Food safety program includes enhanced sanitation 


• Face shields and masks worn by kitchen and food prep 


• Frequent hand washing


Laundry / Property cleaning / Waste disposal

• Care taken to disinfect and sterilize containers used to 

  transport laundry

• Cleaning and disinfecting at very high frequency intervals of 

  high-contact areas such as door handles, bathrooms

  and handrails. Regular cleaning of public areas and rooms 

  as per normal procedures

• Waste to be separated and kept secure for a period of 72 

  hours before disposing/incinerating


Guests / Social distancing / Guest contact and 

interaction protocols

• Time + Tide team will explain new procedures to guests on 


• Masks will be available for guests’ use

• All guests to adhere to the health and safety protocols in 

  camp/on island

• Maximum of 4 guests per vehicle/boats (with exception of 

  families travelling together)

• Daily temperature check of guests – with option to self-test 

  with thermometer in room

• Increased hand wash/sanitiser stations located around the 


• Flexible dining options for guests, including in-room dining 


• To help alleviate the risk of transmission, Time + Tide have 

  signage displayed around all the properties to remind

  guests to maintain social distancing protocols and re-

  arranging furniture to allow more space for distancing


Medical Professionals (on call in respective locations)

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