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Kervan Saray Beach Lodge

Physical: Plot 29, Makangale Village, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Xcalak, Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I returned to Kervan Saray for 5 nites in Mid March this year. This time I brought my girlfriend and we had a wonderful time. I can't say enough good things about the friendly staff and warm reception we received. The food is very tasty and includes a lot of seafood, which we liked. The rooms are huge and comfy.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful two weeks at Kervan Saray. Charming, friendly and attentive staff and a beautiful setting made for a very relaxing and extremely enjoyable stay. My room was perfect and the food was fantastic. The diving in particular is world class, they have a knowledgeable and highly experienced team and the best part is that I didn't see another dive... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Kervan Saray Beach Lodge is just perfect! Gorgeous rooms, mouthwatering meals, stunning nature, friendly staff and fantastic diving with Swahili divers. What else can one ask for? I can only agree with what has been said already: thanks to the friendly staff and the relaxed ambience you feel at home straight away. And there's plenty to do and see even... More

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Stone Town, Tanzania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

After a hectic week at work We'd planned a few days away for some rest, recuperation & diving in Pemba! Kervan Saray is a little peace of heaven in the North-west of the island. The staff are really friendly and helpful, the rooms are stunning and the food is excellent. The relaxed ambience of the place makes you feel part... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Very pleasant, tranquille place. Nice bungalows - big and clean. Set menu with very good food. Swahili divers are competent, nice and fun dive operator. The location is remote and with no near neighbours. Reading, relaxing, diving, walking and kayaking is the name of the game! We liked it a lot.

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Brasilia, DF
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

The Kervan Saray Beach Lodge is a fantastic place for who is looking for amazing dives and good accomodation. Everything works well! The diving staff is excellent! Nice atmosphere! It is a place to meet people and make friends!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I was at Kervan Saray Beach lodge mid Oct 2013 when I went to Zanzibar and Pemba Islands on a diving trip, and I have to say it was nothing like what I expected. Although I knew the lodge and the dive centre is located in the greens, I didn't know it meant exactly that ! The manager, Deon took... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I visited the first week on October and had a memorable time. Family atmosphere- The moment my group arrived, we were welcomed as part of the family. Cisca had set up the arrangements for my group, therefore when all the accomodations and excursions were handled, we had a no stress trip! The genuine staff(Deon, Craig, Daren) made the experience very... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I went to Kervan Saray Beach Lodge in August and had an unforgettable experience! I was there for the world class diving that was provided by Swahili Divers and I've got to say they offered some of the best diving I've ever done. Their operation was run by professional PADI instructors Craig and Darren who were always very helpful and... More

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Stone Town, Tanzania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

I work on Zanzibar, and don't get much time to get away from it all (yes, I know it is quite unbelievable for someone living in a tropical paradise to be complaining about being stuck there) - I headed up there at the beginning of June 2013 for some rest and relaxation, and I'm so glad I went here! Pemba... More

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Additional Information about Kervan Saray Beach Lodge

Address: Physical: Plot 29, Makangale Village, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Pemba Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty lodging in Pemba Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kervan Saray Beach Lodge is a series of large airy bungalows beside the sea. Started as simple accommodation for divers , the Kervan Saray has evolved into a comfortable lodge for scuba divers, birders, sea kayakers and adventurous souls alike. A bar, pool, restaurant and deck, allow our guests to really relax. The Hotel is also home to Swahili Divers, Pemba’s first PADI 5 star dive centre, The Kervan Saray Beach is owner managed. ... more   less 

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