Mnemba Island

Mnemba is an idyllic private island off the north-east coast of Zanzibar offering a luxurious ‘feet in sand’ beach hideaway. Thatched bandas offer beautiful views of the main island of Zanzibar and across the Indian Ocean. The island is close to some wonderful scuba diving sites, with a wide variety of corals.

Why visit Mnemba Island ?

Mnemba Island is the home of barefoot luxury. Cooled by the trade winds and encircled by a virgin coral reef and a ring of bright white sands, this tiny atoll has become established as one of the world’s most exclusive and romantic beach destinations. Home to just 12 luxury bandas or cottages the philosophy is one of unblemished privacy and immaculate service – the ultimate ocean hideaway.

Each banda is built with traditional materials of timber, thatch and woven palm matting, secluded in its own area of lush vegetation. All the rooms are well proportioned with large wooden beds and crisp cotton sheets with en suite showers and a large verandah. From freshly baked bread to the juiciest catch of the day, you are assured only the finest ingredients and a fine culinary experience.

Ativities at Mnemba include watersports such as scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking, fly fishing, sundowner dhow cruises and stand-up paddle boarding. 




A Visa is required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

Yellow Fever vaccination required if arriving from an endemic area.

Time Difference

GMT + 3 Hours

Flight Time

11.5 Hours Indirect


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