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Pole Pole

In by Sammy-Jo Petersen

Discard pre-conceived notions of typical beach holidays and find something completely different at Pole Pole. Considered one of the most exclusive eco-resorts in the world, Pole Pole is renowned for great cuisine, laid-back atmosphere and warm discrete hospitality. Enjoy bungalows with large private verandas, ceiling fans, and spacious, comfortable bathrooms. Dip into the swimming pool, reminiscent of a sailing dhow, set in a beautiful locally-sourced coconut wood deck. Therapeutic massages.

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Fanjove Private Island Lodge

In by Sammy-Jo Petersen

Take your shoes off and learn to live life without them. Explore rock pools and cliffs at low tide and watch birds and crabs when the tide is high. Privacy, the sun, crystal blue waters, fish and birds – what more do you need? Learn that the whole island is rented from the nearby village of Sonsosongo whose people benefit from the lodge income for their social development. Natural and wild, do not expect rolling lawns and swimming pools.

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Chole Mjini Lodge

In by Sammy-Jo Petersen

Discover Chole Mjini on the idyllic peaceful Chole Island in the Mafia Archipelago where no electricity, cell phones and computers are allowed. Escape all Western world burdens and enjoy romantic, quality time together. Experience island life and come away rejuvenated. Dine under the stars at candle-lit tables, within 19th century ruins or next to the murmuring ocean. Appreciate supreme scuba diving in Mafia Island Marine Park with its extraordinary reefs and dive sites.

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Fundu Lagoon

In by Sammy-Jo Petersen

Fundu Lagoon is set in one of the world’s top 10 diving destinations and offers a delightful blend of exhilarating water sports, activities and invigorating spa treatments. This serenity, remoteness and spectacular setting makes for an idyllic location for couples on their Zanzibar honeymoon.

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The Manta Resort

In by Sammy-Jo Petersen

Enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of Manta Resort on the north-western tip of Pemba Island in the Zanzibar Archipelago. Spend lazy days just lounging by the poolside or on the beach or enjoy phenomenal diving and snorkelling off the shores. Ardent fishermen will be delighted to learn that they can catch rainbow runners, kingfish, wahoo and bonito. Revel in style in one of 18 rooms including the ultra-unique Underwater Room, a floating timber haven for 2.

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Chumbe Island Lodge

In by Sammy-Jo Petersen

Let your life really slow down at Chumbe Island Lodge, on a 16 acre private Island within the magnificent Chumbe Island Coral Park. Take leisurely walks on the beaches and explore the island’s pristine environment. Embark on a guided snorkelling adventure into impressive coral gardens that are home to over 400 fish species. Live the life of barefoot luxury in one of 7 bungalows that will have made Robinson Crusoe go green with envy.

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Mnemba Island Lodge

In by Hazel

&Beyond Mnemba Island is a little slice of heaven characterized by its spectacular setting of powder white beaches against a backdrop of azure sea where dolphins are frequently spotted frisking. Find yourself revelling in this part of ‘Pleasure Island’, exclusive yet unpretentious. Choose from 10 beachside bandas overlook a pristine coral reef at this romantic, private hideaway. From snorkelling, swimming and kayaking to massages on the beach and simply doing nothing at all, &Beyond Mnemba has something for everyone.