Mnemba Island Lodge, Zanzibar | Tanzania Safari
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Mnemba Island Lodge

Location: Zanzibar Safaris

Mnemba Island Lodge is situated on an exclusive island just 4.5 kilometres off the north-eastern coast of Zanzibar in the azure Indian Ocean. Surrounded by an atoll of breathtaking coral reefs, it boasts some of Africa’s most wonderful dive sites. Mnemba is renowned as one of the most romantic ocean destinations in the world, offering a privacy and rustic exclusivity unparalleled on the African coastline.


  • 10 private thatched bandas
  • PADI dive school & 2 dive boats
  • Child-minding & butler service
  • Wi-Fi & library
  • Water sports & bird watching
  • Nesting turtle population

Amenities at Mnemba Island Lodge, Zanzibar Safaris

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Babysitting service available
  • Library
  • Bar
  • Computer facilities
  • Laundry service

Bandas at Mnemba Island Lodge, Zanzibar Safaris

Mnemba Island Lodge’s tropical beach forest shelters bandas with built-in ‘barazas’ (Swahili for ‘meeting place’) for lazy afternoon siestas. The architecture and decor is ‘shipwreck chic’: high thatch roofs, ornate furniture carved by local artisans and no-fuss interiors.

Past your dressing room, a covered walkway leads to the shuttered bathroom that has a stone shower hung with a glass-beaded shower curtain and a double vanity. The mini bars are stocked with guests’ preferences to provide refreshment on sultry evenings under the soft hum of overhead ceiling fans.

There is a family-sized banda available. Features include:

  • Fan
  • En-suite shower only
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini bar
  • Mosquito net
  • Outdoor shower
  • Outdoor area
  • Safe in room
  • Personal butler
  • Telephone

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What to do at Mnemba Island Lodge, Zanzibar Safaris

  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
  • Dhow cruises
  • Birdwatching
  • Fishing
  • Water sports
  • Walking
  • Doing absolutely nothing at all