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Chumbe Island Coral Park

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Interesting boat ride out to an unspoilt island where everyone was allocated a 'room' for the day to change or nap or just chill. After snorkelling we had the most wonderful lunch (with huge choice for veggies) sitting on a raised area overlooking the sea, then a walk though the forested area with a very knowledgeable guide to see mangroves,... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Chumbe Island puts a spell on you - it is a place to breathe in the scenery, relax deeply and appreciate some of nature's most incredible beauty. Staff are professional, friendly and helpful. The snorkeling is out of this world. Food was delicious. We went for a day trip and wished we could stay for a week! Absolutely one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Truly a magical island only a short boat-ride from the mainland. Well run by a proud bunch of knowledgeable rangers and staff. The snorkeling on the reef drop-off with sea-turtles will be one of those experience, amongst others, that I shall always cherish: Sunsets that set the sky on fire. Blue clear waters washing over the sands. Giant Crabs rustling... More 

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1 Thank Wayne S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had an amazing two day stay on Chumbe Island as part of or honeymoon. We were unsure what to expect for accommodation on an "eco-island", but it completely out did our expectations. Beautiful one storey, eco, beach huts line the edge of the island. The huts are simple, but beautifully done. You get a hammock on the ground floor... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most unique places I've ever visited. We only went there for a day trip but we were still provided with an eco hut where we could shower and rest during the day. Everything on the island was sustainable minimising any waste and protecting the surrounding area. Snorkeling in the coral reef was unreal and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews on Tripadvisor my expectations were really high, but Chumbe Island did not disappoint! Me and my husband were in Zanzibar for almost 3 weeks and this beautiful eco friendly island was the highlight of our trip. The coral reef is stunning and we were lucky enough to swim with a turtle, we also saw some amazing... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little island resort is everything !!! Your trip to Zanzibar is truly incomplete without a trip to Chumbe - I realized this on my second trip to Zanzi where I was fortunate enough to go to Chumbe. The island is short boat ride, 25 min or so from the check-in point. The eco lodges, the composting toilets, use of... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceptional location and service. All staff went out of their way to ensure that all your needs were met. The accommodation is true to the idea of sustainability and conservancy - very cozy. The meals were absolutely amazing. This is a magical place for sure, not to be missed.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read a review of this place in the Washington Post, and when my daughter accepted a position in Tanzania, I realized I would have the opportunity to travel to Chumbe. While this qualifies as "an adventure" destination, the care you are given by the employees is amazing, from the email exchanges to the cooking to the snorkeling. They live... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Loved my stay at Chumbe and loved supporting the great work they do here. Accommodation was great and in perfect tone with the whole "concept" of the island. We felt enormously spoiled, with amazing meals and overall good service! If you are travelling as a couple, you might like to know, that the bathroom facilities in the huts, might be... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Award-winning exclusive private island, fully managed nature reserve and marine park. Guided tours included through spectacular coral reef, forest and mangrove nature trails, historic lighthouse and visitors' centre. State-of-the-art zero-footprint eco-architecture (photovoltaic energy, rainwater harvesting, solar water heating, composting toilets). Free environmental education programs for local schools. Winner of British Airways Tourism for Tomorrow award 1999, UNEP Global500 award 2000, National Geographic Geotourism Challenge award 2008, finalist Aga Khan award for architecture. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chumbe Island Coral Park

Address: Chumbe Island, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
Price Range: $502 - $560 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chumbe Island Coral Park 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Chumbe Island Coral Park Hotel Zanzibar
Chumbe Island Coral Park Zanzibar
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Zanzibar Island
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Zanzibar Island
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