Africa Safari, World Wildlife & Adventure Holidays

Tel: +44(0)1822 600 600

Surrounding Islands near Zanzibar in a few words...

Zanzibar's surrounding islands - Pemba, Mafia, Chumbe and Mnemba - are for the most part much less densely populated than mainland Zanzibar, and home to some of the finest beaches and wildlife attractions available in the entire archipelago.

Chumbe Island
Mnemba Island

Surrounding Islands near Zanzibar (Zanzibar)


Zanzibar's surrounding islands are for the most part much less densely populated than mainland Zanzibar, and home to some of the finest beaches and wildlife attractions available in the entire archipelago.

Pemba, sitauted to the north of Zanzibar, is an exclusive island hideaway, home to the luxurious Fundu Lagoon property. The diving here is some of the best in Africa.

Chumbe Island Coral Park, located just off Stone Town and nearby Prison, Grave, and Snake Islands, make a refreshing day-trip and a good break from exploring the winding passageways of the old city. Approximately 90% of Chumbe Island is covered by one of the last remaining pristine 'coral rag' forests in Zanzibar. It is possible to stay on the island in a private lodge.

Mnemba Island is situated just 4.5 kilometers (2.8 miles) off the north-eastern tip of Zanzibar Island. Surrounded by an atoll of coral reefs, it boasts great dive sites and top-end luxury hideaway of Mnemba Island Lodge.

To the south of Zanzibar is Mafia Island, great for divers and with several properties to choose from.

Don't forget also the mainlaind beaches of Tanzania and the numerous propeties on Zanzibar itself.

Accommodation in Surrounding Islands near Zanzibar (Zanzibar)

Chumbe Island Lodge

Chumbe Island Lodge

Chumbe is a wonderful island resort located just off the coast of Zanzibar, and accessible only by boat. A charming eco-lodge, it is located within the Chumbe Island Coral Park, and provides access to some of the most beautiful coral gardens in the world.

Fundu Lagoon

Fundu Lagoon

Fundu Lagoon is an exclusive retreat with a wonderful location on the island of Pemba, Zanzibar's little, and less-visited, neighbour. It offers stylish accommodation and a marvellous stretch of beach.

Mnemba Island Lodge

Mnemba Island Lodge

Mnemba Island, located just off the north coast of Zanzibar, is a beautiful Indian Ocean retreat, offering the best in ‘desert island’ style exclusivity and luxury.

Other regions in Zanzibar

Stone Town

Today, many of the winding streets and high townhouses of old Stone Town remain unchanged and visitors can walk between the sultan’s palace, the House of Wonders, the Portuguese fort and gardens, the merchants’ houses, and the Turkish baths of the old city.

Surrounding Islands near Zanzibar

Zanzibar's surrounding islands - Pemba, Mafia, Chumbe and Mnemba - are for the most part much less densely populated than mainland Zanzibar, and home to some of the finest beaches and wildlife attractions available in the entire archipelago.

Zanzibar Coastline

Zanzibar’s coastline offers some of the best beaches in the world, though sand and surf vary depending on which side of the island you’re on. The east coast offers the most spectacular coral reefs, while west Zanzibar offers perhaps the finest beaches. On the northern coast of Zanzibar, ocean swimming is much less susceptible to the tides. The south coast is home to the Menai Bay Conservation Area.

kenya airways logobritish airways logoethiopian airlines logomountain explorers logoismmed logoinsure2travel logo
Web design and development by Mercury1 Limited
ganeandmarshall:mercury1:status:ok