Beach / Anse Monseigneur: a refuge of purity

 
Fort-Dauphin or Taolanaro is located in the southern part of Madagascar. Capital city of the Anosy region, this port city is one of the best destinations because it is full of cultural, seaside and heritage interests, which explains the celebration of the World Tourism Day in this region in 2012. Distinctive, a thousand kilometres from the capital, Fort-Dauphin captivates young and old thanks to its natural
wealth: from the beauty of its vast beaches to the spectacular morphology of its relief. Let's not forget one detail: Taolanaro means "dream place";. Does the city deserve this name? Discover Monseigneur Beach near Libanona and indulge in idle pleasures, admire its special aquatic fauna or just test drive this beautiful spot!

 

 
A surf spot, a social community
Not only is this site a cove surrounded by a mountain range that attracts lovers of sandy beaches but it is also a known surf spot in the world. Surfing and kitesurfing are practiced on this site in the south, east, or northwesterly wind. It was in this spot that the surfing activity began in Fort-Dauphin in the ate 1960s. The particularity of this spot is the opportunity it offers to young people from disadvantaged neighborhoods, through charity enterprise Monsignor Bay Surf Club, or MBSC. These young people are therefore introduced to this sport often reserved for the elite; materials are made available to them, accompanied of course by technical support, an initiative that dates back to 2015.
 
This article was featured in Prime Magazine January 2018

Useful Information

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When to go

The average temperature is around 24 ° C. The climate is favourable all year round; the rainiest period is between February and March.

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How to get there

It is recommended to go to Fort-Dauphin by air, with a departure from Tana: 1h45mn of non-stop flight and 2h30mn or more with stopover. Otherwise, to travel the 1100 km of road with ravaged tracks, it will take you 3 to 4 days minimum via Tana (RN7 then RN13) for more adventures and discoveries.

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Where to stay

The Hotel Lavasoa offers its guests a guide for surfing and offers weather information on water sports activities. Vehicles are also available. Other establishments also have their respective attractive assets: The Port Hotel, Talin, The Southern Cross.

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Where to eat

The Hotel Lavasoa offers its guests a guide for surfing and offers weather information on water sports activities. Vehicles are also available. Other establishments also have their respective attractive assets: The Port Hotel, Talin, The Southern Cross.

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What to see

Chez Georges, Le Filao, Le Dauphin and Chez Mirana are the most recommended and most popular restaurants in the capital of Anosy.

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