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Zanzibar, Tanzania

Featured Beach Destination by GURU

&BEYOND MNEMBA ISLAND


Description

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, &Beyond Mnemba Island is just the place for you!

Located just 10 – 15 minutes boat ride off the north-eastern tip of Zanzibar, the private Mnemba Island is 1.5 km (less than a mile) in circumference. Swimming; snorkelling; diving; dhow cruises; birdwatching; fishing; water sports; walking; doing absolutely nothing at all Suni antelope, Ader’s duiker, seasonal turtle hatchlings, dolphins and endemic Indian ocean species, rare coconut crabs make up some of the experiences of this paradise.

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 (a scuba diver’s delight).

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.

Mnemba Island offers just ten rustic palm-frond bandas are tucked into a tropical forest fringed by a white coral sand beach. Each banda at has direct access to the beach. A covered walkway leads to a shuttered ensuite bathroom with a huge glass-beaded shower curtain. Built-in barazas on the veranda are perfect for afternoon siestas and private beach salas feature traditional Zanzibari loungers ideal for languid hours spent on the beach.

Mnemba Island has a family banda where two bandas are situated within close proximity to one another and can accommodate a family of four (two adults and two children).

Underwater enthusiasts can take advantage of the island’s PADI dive school, which offers incredible snorkelling and various scuba diving excursions.

Property details
Location Mnemba Island, North East Zanzibar - International Airport is a 1½-hour road trip
Accommodation 12 Bandas; 2 Bandas have a link to form a family suite
Guest Room Facilities WiFi, Tea & Coffee, Mini Bar, Hair Dryer, Fan, Safe, Gowns, Fridge
Camp Facilities Security, Kiddies Club, Bar, Laundry, Meal on Request
Family Policy Mnemba Island can accommodate a maximum of 2 children under 12 years of age
Activities Scuba & Snorkelling, Sea Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, Deep Sea Fishing, Private Beach Activities, Dhow Cruises, Massage
Available Services 24-Hour Room Service, Credit Card, Laundry Service Complimentary
Included All Meals and Drinks (excluding French Champagne), Laundry
Not Included Curio Purchases, Activities, Gratuities
Why Mnemba Island? 2015 - SILVER WINNER AT THE 2015 WORLD RESPONSIBLE TOURISM AWARDS (BEST FOR BEACH TOURISM)
US$1,760 pppn sharing (Out of Season Discounts Possible)
Errors and Omissions Excepted (E&OE)


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