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Chumbe Island Coral Park

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3.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Chumbe Island, Tanzania
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Chumbe Island Coral Park
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    5 of 5 stars
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106 reviews 106 reviews
30 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

We spent a lovely 24 hours on Chumbe Island. The bungalows are wonderfully designed, with a lovely swing on the main floor, full bathroom, lots of room upstairs with a reading light and fans. The side of the roof lowers to let in more air and lets you look out over the garden and ocean. The food is fresh and... More 

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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This island is among the most beautiful places we’ve visited. The stay here was lovely all the way through. Super romantic, calm, everyone so friendly. Most people seem to come for the day, but staying 1-2 nights is definitely worth it. We practically had the island to ourselves when here! The boatride out was a bit tricky since you have... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It turns out if the resort is not fully booked that you can book a day tour of this amazing island. That’s what we did. It cost about $100.00 and included delicious lunch,a guide forest tour, a trip up the lighthouse and best of all the most memorable snorkeling opportunity ever! The marine area is protected and access is limited... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This island is a must see if you happen to be on Sansibar. It's a fantastic experience supported by a fantastic staff. We got the chance to stay overnight and would do so again if possible. Comparing to the experience we already gathered during the day the additional dinner under the night sky and the night "in the jungle" created... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chumbe Island is absolutely worth a visit. Chumbe/ the coral park is a "restricted area" they can only take 15 visitors each day, and you can not visit the island without a booking. It´s possible to go for a daytrip, but only if the bungalows is not fully booked for overnight stays. It´s expensive: USD 90 for adults and USD... More 

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Derby, England
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chumbe island was the highlight of our trip to Zanzibar, the trip started with snorkelling on the protected reef, my partner isn't a strong swimmer and was a little concerned about doing this but the instructor J2 was amazing, he looked after him made him feel safe and he thoroughly enjoyed this experience, for which we can't thank him enough.... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A Truls unique place. Barefoot luxury with fantastic snorkeling possibilities. Chumbe is a Marine Protection Area with a 7 bungalow resort facility. We spent two nights and wished we could have støyer longer. It is the deserted island you don't want to be rescued from.

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night at the end of January to celebrate my 30th birthday - and we couldn't have chosen a better place. The island itself is beautiful - I couldn't get over the view from the top of the lighthouse. Incredible colours of the island and the surrounding waters - absolute paradise. The staff were so incredibly friendly... More 

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Flam, Norway
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on a day trip to Chumbe Island and enjoyed it. so much! It was like mini-vacation from my vacation in Paje, Zanzibar. The staff was friendly and welcoming and J2 was the perfect guide, borh in water and on land. The lunch was amazing, the chocolate cake for dessert was probably the best chocolate cake I've ever taste:)... More 

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Vinaros, Spain
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jorge and Margarita from Spain: Once back at home, are living the great memories of our stay at Chumbe Island. We went to find just what nature has to offer on this island and we have brought with us in the form of photos, videos and feelings ... both on land and at sea. The coral reef is in very... More 

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Address: Chumbe Island, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Chumbe Island Coral Park 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Chumbe Island Coral Park Hotel Zanzibar
Chumbe Island Coral Park Zanzibar
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Zanzibar
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Zanzibar

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