Mnemba Island, Zanzibar
If you have ever harboured the secret wish of finding yourself the sole inhabitant of a beautiful tropical island, but without the effort of having to lift a finger to fend for yourself, andBeyond Mnemba Island is just the place for you! Discover sheer, unpretentious paradise on this private island, where the simple pleasures become your most treasured of memories for many years to come. Relax and unwind in the exclusivity of your own stretch of beachfront, where simple yet luxurious bandas peep out onto unblemished sands from the dappled shade of the casuarina pine forest.
Be among just 24 guests at this romantic, private hideaway, where ten beachside bandas overlook the Mnemba atoll. Activities include snorkelling, swimming, kayaking, and massages on the beach, or just do nothing at all! Mnemba has something for everyone.
andBeyond Mnemba Island is reached by a 90-minute drive from Stone Town through the lush spice plantations that cover main Zanzibar Island. Guests wade knee-deep in the balmy ocean waters to board a waiting boat for a 20-minute crossing to a warm island reception.
Thatched dining and sitting or bar areas boast beautiful open views of the beach and spectacular vistas of Zanzibar beyond. Baskets of fresh fruit, fish, lobsters, crabs and prawns sail into Mnemba daily on traditional ngalawa outriggers. Lunch is often served on large wooden carved Zanzibari platters heaped with delicious mezze. Romantic candlelit dinners are served on the beach, with the waves lapping gently at guests' feet. Private beach picnics delight newlyweds and not-so-newlyweds alike.
Underwater enthusiasts can take advantage of the island's PADI dive school, which offers incredible snorkelling and various scuba diving excursions.
Fly me to the Beach: Stay 3+ nights, get a free one-way flight from Arusha/Manyara/Nairobi to Zanzibar or Zanzibar to Arusha/Manyara/Nairobi!
Day 1: Zanzibar > Mnemba Island From Stone Town, travel through Zanzibar's lush spice plantations to board a boat for a 20-minute crossing to beautiful Mnemba Island.
Day 2 & 3: Mnemba Island Take advantage of the range of activities that Mnemba has to offer, from the PADI dive school to swimming, snorkelling, beautiful beach walks, private beach dinners, in-room massage, private yoga sessions, dhow cruises and more. A variety of wildlife can be spotted on the island, including Suni antelope, Ader's duiker, seasonal turtle hatchlings, dolphins and rare coconut crabs.
Day 4: Mnemba Island > Zanzibar Transfer back to Zanzibar, where arrangements conclude.
• 3 nights' accommodation • 3 meals daily • Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees and refreshments on lodge activities • Water sports (scuba diving - 2 dives per day - full PADI certification required, snorkelling, kayaking, flyfishing, sundowner dhow cruise, and stand-up paddle boarding) subject to availability • Laundry • Emergency evacuation insurance • Return transfers between Zanzibar and Mnemba Island • ONE flight Arusha/Manyara/Nairobi to Zanzibar OR Zanzibar to Arusha/Manyara/Nairobi
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Booking conditions Please note there are a number of specials and seasonal pricing at resorts in Zanzibar. Please contact us for the best offers available at the time of travel. Pricing can vary based on seasonality.
Please note there are a number of specials and seasonal pricing at resorts in Zanzibar. Please contact us for the best offers available at the time of travel. Pricing can vary based on seasonality.