Surrounding Islands near Zanzibar

Pemba, Mafia & Mnemba

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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.

Wedding in the Serengeti

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Featured itineraries

Mafia Island (Butiama)

Low-key, 7-night beach break to Mafia Island's Butiama Lodge - enjoy a spot of winter sun on one of East Africa's least-developed islands.


  • Tanzania
  • Zanzibar


  • Beach Holidays

Prices from £1100 pp

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Butiama Lodge

Butiama is located on one of the longest beaches on Mafia Island, where it offers rustic yet comfortable beach bungalows.

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Chumbe Island Lodge

Chumbe is a wonderful island resort that is 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.

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Fanjove Island

Fanjove Island is a spectacular private island retreat sitauted 20km off the coast of Tanzania. Offering private island luxury at affordable rates, it is one of Tanzania's standout beach retreats.

Special Offer

Low season rates and "stay pay" specials at Selous Safari Company properties throughout 2019

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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.

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Mnemba Island Lodge

Mnemba Island Lodge is one of Zanzibar's finest private island lodges, offering the very best in ‘desert island’ style exclusivity and barefoot luxury.

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Accommodation and transfers in Tanzania

Just want to say thank you so much for organising our stay at Kia Lodge, your advice, help etc were invaluable