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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we have been spending 4 nights with our grown up children - what a wonderful experience! Extremly friendly staff, excellent kitchen with daily freshly caught fish (or meat), delicious cocktails. Lots of things to do, like swimming in the warm Indian Ocean, snorkling, diving, boat trips to the sandbanks at low tide, or simply relax and choose one of the...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for our Easter holidays - taking our 7year old and 9 year old. We had the most fantastic time. The attention to detail, the professionalism of the staff - without being over the top, and the 1st rate atmosphere and welcome you get the minute you set foot on the property makes this property a must visit...

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Pasadena, Ca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Manta resort in early March of this year. The experience was out of this world. The community was amazing and Manta truly understands and embraces that they are a part of the community as opposed to believing that they are the community. The location, food, diving, and staff were top notch. A true paradise.

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a week exceptional beautiful place,fabelous beach, staff very attentive and the little care thanks to the entire team. excellent food very varied choice of dishes with lots of fishs for sure we will return

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Albertslund
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though the weather was bad - rain and storm - we had a good time in the underwaterroom. We saw a lot of fish, and got our food and drink served in the room - both in the evening and in the morning.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's difficult to review this place as there's so many good things to mention. A different kind of world altogether and a true family! We spent 8 nights here at the Manta Resort for our honeymoon and it was truly an unforgettable experience. We felt lucky at first as we were upgraded to the ocean-facing room but this was only...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Spent 10 wonderful lazy days on Manta Resort in a Seafront Villa - wish i could have stayed forever... It is Robinson Crusoe feeling with all comforts - far far away from stress and hectic, but with lovely food, fantastic views - and wifi if one needs to be connected to the world. The staff is also part of what...

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Pemba Island, Tanzania
Reviewed March 10, 2017

I could write a book about Manta and Pemba, there is so much to tell and so much more than we expected. From the minute we arrived we felt a sense of place and a connection to the people that are the Manta Family. As a couple we have travelled extensively and have been hosted by a long list of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 6, 2017

This is probably one of the most exclusive stays I've experienced since a very long time. The beach and ocean views are just breath taking, the underwater room is one of the most travel experiences on this planet and, the service is superbe and everything is extremely relaxed. Not overly luxurious. But overly relaxing. We didn't do that much, but...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Back to Pemba and The Manta Resort again. After entering the resort it took no more than a spicy ice tea, the sound of the waves and the horizon half way to Kenya to take down the pulse substantially. I still haven't found any place so efficient in creating stillness and still fill days - with diving, excursions and massage...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elevated and crafted along an idyllic island beach, The Manta Resort offers privacy, romance, adventure, and diving on East Africa's finest island sanctuary. Pemba Island for real. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Manta Resort

Address: Box 32, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Pemba Island
Price Range: $193 - $419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Manta Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
The Manta Hotel Pemba Island
Manta Hotel Pemba Island
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“choose the seafront villas, not the garden ones”
stephanfrey, 4 days ago | Read review
“Sea View is worth it! And Underwater room is good to try for a night!”
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ShaOmar, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“The Seafront Villas are great, with large open windows over the sea...”
SwedishGuest, Mar 16, 2017 | Read review
“Must try it, underwater room”
ANDMEL2016, Mar 10, 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view bungalows. Rooms without view are probably quite good too (you have the ocean views everywhere else anyway).”
Bonkers123, Mar 6, 2017 | Read review
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