South African Hotels
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Zanzibar
East Africa
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Beach, Leisure

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The andBeyond Mnemba Island nestles off the north-eastern tip of Zanzibar in East Africa offering travellers barefoot luxury at this private island getaway.  The andBeyond Mnemba Island is located just off the north-eastern tip of Zanzibar in East Africa providing travellers barefoot luxury. 

This private island getaway is inhabited only by the retreat's guests and the staff.  Measuring just 1.5 km in circumference, Mnemba Island is surrounded by a magnificent coral reef featuring one of Africa's most unusual dive sites.  The calm ocean provides an ideal playground for water enthusiasts: swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing, kayaking, and standup paddleboarding directly from the beach are available.

Quick facts:

  • 12 beachside cottages (including  a family banda)
  • Overhead fans
  • PADI dive school
  • Beach Shop
  • Private island getaway
  • Barefoot luxury
  • Variety of dive sites and easy availability of boats
  • Ideal for swimming and snorkelling
  • Beautiful beach walks
  • Ideal for romance and relaxation
  • House reef can be reached without a boat
  • Excellent marine life
  • Situated in a marine conservation area
  • Surrounded by a coral atoll
  • Inhabited by Suni antelope and Ader’s duiker
  • Turtle nesting sites and hatchlings
  • Dolphins and endemic Indian ocean species
  • Rare coconut crabs.

Accommodation

Twelve rustic palm-frond Suites nestled in the tropical forest which is fringed by a white sand beach.  The Suites are complete with en-suite bathrooms and beautiful decor.  One of the beachsides villas can accommodate children.

Facilities

The island retreat's thatched dining and sitting areas provide beautiful views of the beach and incredible vistas of Zanzibar. Lunch is often served on the unique wooden carved Zanzibari platters.  The romantic candlelit dinners are offered on the beach,  where the gentle waves lap at guests' feet.

Activities

Surrounded by a coral atoll, swimming and snorkelling can be enjoyed directly from the beach.  Fantastic diving with great coral reefs and sheer wall dives are found here where guests can admire the colourful underwater world.

Activities:

  • Swimming
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
  • Dhow cruises
  • Birdwatching
  • Fishing
  • Watersports
  • Walking.

Access

Guests are welcomed and collected by a representative of the lodge at the Zanzibar International Airport or Stone Town. It is about a one and a half hour trip which about 20 minutes being on unpaved, bumpy road.  Guests then travel about 10 to 15 minutes by boat in an open ski boat.  No jetties are available. Therefore departures and landings are direct to and from the beach and require a bit of barefoot wading.  The boat transfers are weather dependent.

Accolades

A Silver Winner at the World Responsible Tourism Awards (Best for Beach Tourism)
Listed as runner-up in the Best Marine Safari Experience (Africa) at the Safari Awards
Listed in Conde Nast Traveller Gold List: Top Hotels in the World.

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Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00

Available Rooms

Suite

Twelve rustic palm-frond Suites nestle in the tropical forest which is fringed by a white sand beach.  The Suites are complete with en-suite bathrooms and beautiful decor.  One of the beachside bandas can accommodate children.

andBeyond Mnemba Specials

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The andBeyond Mnemba Island nestles off the north-eastern tip of Zanzibar in East Africa offering travellers barefoot luxury at this private island getaway. The andBeyond Mnemba Island is located just off the north-eastern tip of Zanzibar in East Africa providing travellers barefoot luxury.

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation, three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on lodge activities, laundry, safari activities at safari lodges, water sport at Mnemba Island (scuba diving - 2 dives per day - full PADI certification required, snorkelling, kayaking, flyfishing, sundowner dhow cruise, and stand-up paddle boarding) subject to availability. Emergency evacuation insurance, return transfers between Zanzibar/Mnemba.

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Telephone calls, Safari shop purchases, gratuities, and all items of a personal nature, champagne, cognac, fine wines, premium brand spirits and cigars, Tourism Development Levy of USD 1.50, park and conservancy fees. Transfers Lake Manyara airstrip/Ngorongoro Crater Lodge or v.v. Diving instruction for guests under the age of 12 years and adults without a PADI certificate at Mnemba Island

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
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Honeymooners staying at the andBeyond MnembaIsland for 2 nights or more can enjoy great discounts. Groom pays full rate and Bride pays 50% of accommodation rate for the whole stay.

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation, three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on lodge activities, laundry, safari activities at safari lodges, water sport at Mnemba Island (scuba diving - 2 dives per day - full PADI certification required, snorkelling, kayaking, flyfishing, sundowner dhow cruise, and stand-up paddle boarding) subject to availability. Emergency evacuation insurance, return transfers between Zanzibar/Mnemba.

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Telephone calls, Safari shop purchases, gratuities, and all items of a personal nature, champagne, cognac, fine wines, premium brand spirits and cigars, Tourism Development Levy of USD 1.50, park and conservancy fees. Transfers Lake Manyara airstrip/Ngorongoro Crater Lodge or v.v. Diving instruction for guests under the age of 12 years and adults without a PADI certificate at Mnemba Island

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Groom pays full rate and Bride pays 50% of accommodation rate for the whole stay
  • Excludes family suites and family tents.
  • May not be combined with other offers or long stay rates.
  • Valid for travel within 6 months of date of marriage.
  • Minimum 2 night stay.
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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -5.820410

Longitude: 39.383625

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On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

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