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Sunshine Marine Lodge

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Sunshine Marine Lodge is a unique and remote property located right across from Mnemba island on the north-east coast of Zanzibar. It has a beautiful Swahili-style design and an amazing garden, which makes it the perfect paradise getaway. The hotel has 26 rooms in 8 bungalows, with truly spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, and surrounded by a tropical garden. The hotel has a large, ocean-front restaurant. Next to it is the pool area with sunbeds and 2 pristine pools- one of which is an infinity pool with a view right onto the ocean. Dive Point Zanzibar- a PADI 5 Star Resort certified diving center is located in the hotel. Mnemba Atoll, with its magnificent marine life, is only a 20 minute boat ride away from the hotel jetty. Sunshine Marine Lodge has a private beach, located 700 meters away. Muyuni Beach has its own beach bar, sunbeds and umbrellas, restrooms and an open-air shower. It offers guests private access to white sands, exquisite views and 24/7 swimming opportunities.
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Full view
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Kisauni Airport29 mi
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All reviews dive point mnemba island low tide diving club diving center private beach tuna carpaccio short boat ride ocean view spacious balcony perfect place to stay great dive breeze coming hotel grounds direct access walk along the beach magical place
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is stunningly beautiful. It's tucked off the main road in a remote area, and feels very much like a secret paradise-oasis. This lodge is best for a dive trip and the very professional dive shop on site was extremely convenient. The lodge has...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such unique beautiful setting, the pool seemlessly into the horizon, the wild and most beautiful Muyuni beach with its crystal white sands. Amazing yoga studio quietly set in the garden. Friendly service, that makes you feel as if you are at home. Truly a beautiful...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We came here for 2 nights after a very exhausting two months. The idea was to relax and this is the perfect place. It is in a quiet undeveloped area. The rooms are open, airy, well lit. The bathrooms are well equipped and provided with...More

Thank bushrah2016
Reviewed September 9, 2018

You can feel power of the ocean and beauty of the nature. It has amazing sweeping views, but it’s not beachfront. About 700 m from the Sunshine Marine Lodge there is Muyuni beach – one of the last undeveloped and unspoiled beaches of Zanzibar. You...More

Thank SylwiaB77
Response from Sunshine_Marine, Manager at Sunshine Marine LodgeResponded September 30, 2018

Dear Guest. Thank you for your review and for choosing our Sunshine Marine Lodge. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and we are looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel.

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The hotel doesn't have direct access to the beach. The closest beach is 30 mins walk when is low tide or 10 mins by car (there is a car every hour). You feel trapped when you arrive here since there is nothing nearby so you...More

Thank Luisella_Elisa
Response from Sunshine_Marine, General Manager at Sunshine Marine LodgeResponded August 22, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We always treat both positive and negative comments very seriously as they are the base for further improvement of our services. In your case, however, we find your criticism surprising and not really justified. It is surprising as...More

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Pathfinder97505
July 30, 2017|
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Yes, there are beach towels available at the hotel and at the beach.
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matildeeee
May 12, 2017|
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Response from Sunshine_Marine | Property representative |
Dive Point Zanzibar, the diving center located in our hotel, organizes daily diving and snorkeling trips to Mnemba Atoll. You can book a trip directly with Dive Point or through the hotel. It is often possible to book a... More
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"all the rooms are stunning. no air con but thats fine."
nickyl254
Aug 9, 2018
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"Best ocean view in rooms 1 to 6"
Ronald_Simone
Mar 11, 2018
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"Seafront room was beautiful!"
628randif
Mar 6, 2018
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"all rooms (and particularly on top floor) have great views. the ones right on ocean can be more windy but..."
VVVi
Jan 5, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$126 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandMatemwe
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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