The Manta Resort


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  • Unique, spectacular underwater room
  • Barefoot luxury
  • Dine with an ocean view
  • Remote and peaceful paradise
  • Beach front setting

Manta Resort occupies a remote stretch of coast on the northern tip of the Indian Ocean island of Pemba.  The island receives very few visitors so if you want to get away from it all, then this could be the perfect choice for your island getaway.

It comes with a rather unique added extra. Manta Resort has an underwater room, yes, that's right! This is something rather different and not available in many places in the world, least of all in this little corner of paradise. Imagine spending the night below the surface of the ocean - superb!

In addition to the Underwater Room, there are 17 makuti thatched rooms for guests. These are made up of Seafront Villas, Superior Garden Rooms and Standard Garden Rooms on offer. Each room type has its own charm and design. They all feature a blend of traditional Pemba decor with added touches for your comfort. 

The main areas of Manta Resort aren't short on charm either. The lounge and restaurant overlook the ocean, you can enjoy your meals with wonderful views of a turquoise sea. Sometimes meals are served on the pooldeck for a change of scene. Dishes focus on fresh local produce, locally caught seafood as well as beef, chicken and vegetarian options. These are lovingly prepared by the kitchen staff and flavoured with a distinct Pemba touch. The lounge has ample comfortable seating and also Wi-Fi, relax here with a book, chat with fellow travellers or just lose yourself in the beautiful vistas as you sip on a delicious cocktail at sunset.

This is the perfect place to do nothing and recharge your batteries, you can even book a free daily treatment of your choice at the spa. If you do want to get out and about, then there's plenty on offer from diving and snorkelling to spice tours, village visits and low tide sandbank walks to name a few.

Talk to Alex - Travel Consultant

Call:  01473 890499

Start planning your tailor-made holiday now. Tell us what you want, and we will tailor make your perfect trip.


Client Rating for Tanzania 5/5 from 217 reviews

A stunning venue in the north of the island. What a ride to get there too - an amazing 1.5 hr road journey from the airport through busy, colourful rural life culminating in an off road, rain-forest safari ride. At Manta everything was beautifully appointed, menus delicious, spa relaxing and all staff ever helpful, attentive and with a great sense of humour. We were blown away by the snorkelling and diving 7am trips to a magical, blue planet world. Although we didn't get there everyone who stayed at the underwater lodge room returned ecstatic. We went instead to visit a village where we met local children, another true highlight.

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