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Mnemba Lodge

A slice of utter paradise off the African coast

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Mneba Lodge - beach
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Arguably, along side destinations such as the North Island in the Seychelles, Mnemba Lodge holds the accolade of being one of the most expensive beach destinations in the world. It has hosted the likes of Bill Gates and Mick Jagger, and, to all but the very few, is only an idyllic island on the horizon. There is no doubt that this really is the islands in the postcards; white sands topped with palms and sloping out to coral gardens. But, does it deserve this distinction….? Well that is why we are here!

At first look, Mnemba Lodge really does offer everything that you can hope for from your beach destination…beautiful blue waters, soft white sand beach, incredible diving, incredible snorkeling, stunning yet simple rooms and the service to match. Erm…and on second look, it still has all of the above!

With only a very exclusive few making it out onto this idyllic island, the staff and overall experience on Mnemba Lodge is exceptional. Once you are here everything is included in the rate (including diving) which makes it all the more easy to relax in your bathers and soak it all up! On the menu regularly are fresh fish and lobster all caught from the nearby Zanzibar (the island is actually a protected area and so fishing etc is not allowed).

The rooms are spaced across the island (which takes around 45 mins to walk around) and so you are guaranteed seclusion. They are fairly simple in their look and feel with open fronting to allow the cool breezes and natural beauty of the area in. Combined with natural toiletries of the highest order and great views, they work really well.

The point about Mnemba Lodge to really note is that, while there are places that are as good in the Maldives that charge a lot less…none of them have the benefit of being within an hour and a half of some of the best safari on the planet. Mnemba really is a unique destination and a once in a lifetime….if you are looking for an utter treat, then this is definitely it!


We have a price match guarantee on this property that means, as preferred suppliers, we can guarantee you the best rate available for the property.

Contact us for a quote or call 01525 840 149.

Superb everything…we can’t fault it!

Price, daily influx of divers to the eastern side of the island.

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