Mnemba Island is a small exclusive barefoot island paradise located about 3 km off the northeast coast of Zanzibar. It is only about 500 metres in diameter and about 1.5 kilometres in circumference. An oval shaped reef (7×4 km) is surrounding the island. The reef is part of the marine conservation area. Mnemba also has a popular scuba diving site, with a wide variety of corals and associated species. There are also occasional sightings of larger species such as turtles and dolphins. As the island is a private hands, non-guests are not permitted to land within a 200-meter exclusion zone around the island.
Discover Mnemba Island’s sheer, unpretentious and exclusive paradise. This is the ideal place where the simple pleasures become your most treasured of memories for many years to come. Relax and unwind on your own stretch of beachfront! The simple yet luxurious bandas peep out onto unblemished sands from the dappled shade of the casuarina pine forest. This romantic hideaway is an exclusive paradise featuring only twelve rustically chic beachside bandas, for just 24 guests. Thatched dining and sitting or bar areas boast beautiful open views of the beach and spectacular vistas of Zanzibar beyond.
Your private butler will deliver a late breakfast tray teeming with tropical fruit, freshly-squeezed juice and Tanzanian coffee to the beach banda for those wanting to indulge in a lie-in. Fresh sushi and chilled champagne can appear discreetly at the guests’ beach loungers should they wish to celebrate the magnificent sunset in privacy on Mnemba Island. Your butler can also arrange romantic candlelit dinners on the beach, with the waves lapping gently at guests’ feet. Allow yourself to relax and take a break with yoga and massages in the tranquil retreat of your banda.