Fumba Beach Lodge

Tanzania

  • Set on a peaceful beach
  • All rooms with private terrace
  • Day tours and picnics
  • Authentic Zanzibari cuisine
  • Relax at the spa
  • Chat to guests at the dhow bar

Open: Fumba Beach Lodge is all year.

Location: Fumba Beach Lodge is on a peninsula in the Menai Bay Conservation Area on Zanzibar, home to humpback and bottlenose dolphins. It has 40 acres of private gardens. It is about 30 minutes’ drive south of Stone Town and airport.

Rooms: There are 26 en-suite rooms including 20 deluxe bandas with private terraces, 4 luxury suites with outdoor showers and roof terrace and 2 baobab suites with bathrooms open to the sky and direct beach access. All rooms have fans and mosquito nets and views of either the gardens or sea.

Activities: Swimming, walking in the tropical gardens and forest, visiting Fumba village, exploring the beach at low tide. Guests can indulge in a range of treatments at the spa. Fumba offers a range of excursions including picnics on neighbouring islands, dhow cruises, snorkelling and sightseeing trips on the island. Safari Blue is a full day trip exploring the Menai Bay Conservation Area which includes a seafood barbecue lunch. Kayaks and windsurfers can be hired. Diving is popular and Fumba has a fully qualified diving team and regularly serviced equipment. There are many dive sites including Ukombe Reef.

Facilities: Fumba’s restaurant has access to fresh produce from its vegetable garden and fruit trees as well as freshly caught fish and serves delicious Zanzibari and Mediterranean food. Guests can enjoy a range of drinks and tapas at the dhow beach bar. The indoor bar and lounge serves hot and cold drinks and has a range of board games. The Baobab Spa offers various types of massage and has a Jacuzzi built into the tree. There is an infinity swimming pool and a sundeck with steps leading down to the sea.

Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome. Cots, extra beds and babysitting can be arranged.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: Internet access is available to all guests free of charge at the Wifi Hotspot or in the restaurant and reception areas only.

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Client Rating for Tanzania 5/5 from 217 reviews

We had been to Fumba before and found it exactly the same! We like it because it's quiet and the staff and service are excellent. We had a whole day dhow trip for Penny's birthday and I tried snorkelling for the first time and found I was pretty rubbish at it but it was great fun. However, we had to walk from the boat on our return to the beach at Fumba and Pennny trod on a sea urchin which went through her boat shoe - so, clients be warned that you need sturdy sandals or a boat shoe with a thick sole if you do a dhow trip!

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