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List Words : Mark Stratton | 18 April 2019

Where to stay in the Comoros Islands

From yoga retreats in Mont Combani to sea-facing rooms in Moroni and Mutsamudu, here are the best hotels to stay in across the Comoros Archipelago...

The Comoros Islands, just off Africa's south-east coast, are worth a visit. We recently went off the beaten track and explored the spice isles, and discovered the best things to do while hopping the islands.

So, where's best to stay in the Comoros Islands during your visit? We've picked the best hotels for you to peruse, suitable for a host of different travel styles, including sprawling rooms with killer beach views, zen stays on board with the 'wellness' trend, and friendly family-run B&Bs...

Hotels in Moroni 

1. Retaj International 

The mosque in teh capital city, Moroni (Dreamstime)

The mosque in teh capital city, Moroni (Dreamstime)

Retaj International is a good option on the coast. It has no beach but rooms are clean and spacious.

2. Golden tulip

Beach in Moroni (Shutterstock)

Beach in Moroni (Shutterstock)

Golden Tulip has pleasant ocean-facing rooms with a great bar and a nice sandy beach. 

Hotel in Anjouan 

Women in the city of Mutsamudu

Women in the city of Mutsamudu

3. Hotel Al-Amal

Hotel Al-Amal (+269 771 1010) is the best option in town with clean sea-facing rooms – although dining over the road at Pension Papillon is recommended.

Hotels in Mayotte

4. Maison AZ&MA

Mamoudzou Marina (Shutterstock)

Mamoudzou Marina (Shutterstock)

Maison AZ&MA (+269 616268) is located in the ’burbs in a family home. The larger chambre confort plus rooms are recommended.

5. Le Relais Forestier 

Lemurs in Relais Forestier (Mark Stratton)

Lemurs in Relais Forestier (Mark Stratton)

Le Relais Forestier comprises hillside bungalows within lemur-rich forest; there’s a Zen feel on account of the on-site yoga classes.

6. Les Baobabs 

Landscape of the island of Mayotte (Shutterstock)

Landscape of the island of Mayotte (Shutterstock)

Les Baobabs is a residential house in Bandrele with lovely rooms furnished with a seaside flavour and great views from the breakfast terrace.

7. Les Couleurs

Petit-Terre is close to Lake Dziani (Shutterstock)

Petit-Terre is close to Lake Dziani (Shutterstock)

Les Couleurs in Petit-Terre is a friendly little B&B located close to Lake Dziani.