Just off Zanzibar’s north-eastern tip, resting on a secluded island, you will find Mnemba Island Lodge – Africa’s most exclusive beach lodge. Fly, drive and take a 15 minute boat ride to Mnemba, famous for its astounding coral reefs and its esteemed reputation for being one of the most amorous ocean destinations in the world, Mnemba Island Lodge is the perfect romantic getaway. With its rustic charm and its gorgeous ocean views, Mnemba will not disappoint and we highly recommend this exquisite destination! Here are a few reasons why:
Luxuriate on your very own stretch of beachfront
Escape from the rest of the world to this beautiful island paradise. Mnemba Island Lodge is a romantic, private hideaway, exclusive to only 20 guests at a time. The island is encircled by the most enchanting turquoise water which beckons one to take a refreshing and relaxing dip. With activities such as snorkelling and scuba diving, guests can get an authentic taste of luxury island life. Mnemba is one of the most captivating dive sites in the world where snorkelling and diving addicts can treat themselves to the sights of the awe-inspiring coral reefs.
Revel in opulence while delighting in the island’s rustic charm
Mnemba Island Lodge manages to perfectly combine luxury and rusticity. The lodge only offers ten modest but absolutely gorgeous bandas, allowing guests to feel like royalty. The bandas are concealed by the green shadows of the tropical forest and they are suitably humble in appearance – blending in seamlessly with the absolutely flawless island. Each banda boasts a huge varandah where guests can relax and enjoy the cool ocean breeze that rustles through the leaves of the palm trees. The bandas have their own en suite bathrooms and the rooms are decorated with intricate, traditional, Zanzibarian woodcarvings. Guests are well looked after and they can delight in all the fantastic cuisine that Zanzibar has to offer – from fresh fruit to lobsters and from fish to prawns, there is so much deliciousnous!
A romantic island getaway
Mnemba Island Lodge is famous for being an ideal romantic getaway destination. The island’s privacy lets guests indulge in intimate candle-lit dinners on their own personal strip of beach while they enjoy the fresh island air and the calming sounds of the ocean. Couples can watch the sun set over the crystal clear ocean whilst taking a romantic stroll along the beach. Special beach dinners can be organised for honeymooners as well as relaxing massages on the beach.
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