On one of Zanzibar's most secluded beaches is a luxurious, imaginative, peaceful hideaway. Set on forty acres of the Menai beach conservation area, Fumba beach peninsula is both a large marine haven, and an eco-project. The essence of Fumba is privacy, relaxation, serenity, excellence and attention to detail. Fumba peninsula is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty since 1998, by the World Wild Life Federation.
Fumba Beach Lodge offers well-designed elegance, with friendly first class service. Just 30 minutes from the capital, Stone Town, the lodge is away from busy tourist areas, a perfect venue for enjoying tranquillity, and the space to dream, swim, dive, walk amongst tropical gardens, or have that special romantic occasion in one of the many secluded spots. There are ample opportunities to dine- in a range of environments, with legendary food prepared by trained chefs.
Set in 40 acres of exquisite wilderness with three naturally sheltered beaches, Fumba Beach Lodge has only 26 rooms to ensure your privacy.Room amenities & Dcor: The rooms are scattered throughout the extensive grounds, shaded by a forest of magnificent baobab trees and whispering palm fronds and cooled by gentle sea breezes. 20 deluxe rooms, each with an en-suite bathroom, private terrace and stunning ocean view, are spaciously suitable for families, couples or individuals. The four luxury suites include a private roof terrace, open air shower and sumptuous bath overlooking the clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean.
For the ultimate in extravagance, spoil yourself in either of the two unique lodgings cradled in a magnificent baobab tree creating a romantic ambience.
SPECIAL FEATURE: Fumba is a sleepy fishing hamlet on the western coast, south of Zanzibar town. The Menai Bay conservation area lies in front of Fumba's shell studded shores. In the bay between small desert Islands, beautiful sand banks float, caressed by unimaginable clear turquoise waters. These are some of the most beautiful beaches In Zanzibar or anywhere else for that matter.
The comfortable open-air restaurant serves a tantalizing array of expertly prepared dishes including local specialties, the freshest seafood and traditional international cuisine in a relaxing and tranquil atmosphere. The well-trained staff provide a friendly, professional service and take the greatest care to look after all the guests, young or old, whatever their tastes. Their unique beach bar was constructed from an authentic Zanzibari dhow. Situated under an enormous baobab on a seaside cliff, you will be absorbed by the idyllic setting to watch the sun go down.
The exquisite Restaurant features the finest International Cuisine as well as traditional Swahili recipes. Delicious grilled fish, daily fresh catches from the surrounding waters, will please the most demanding gourmets. On the "catch of the daythat the local fishermen will bring right up to you when lying on your beach bed. Tell the chef how you',d like it, and just enjoy it. If you prefer international cuisine, just ask; no worries.
- Thirty minutes', drive from Zanzibar International Airport
- Accepts major credit cards
- Board games
- Library, board games, card games.
- Gift shop with wide range of quality local crafts', accessories and jewelry.
- Tropical forest gardens with lush natural environment.
- Three private beaches.
- Padi diving and school, light sport fishing
Whether you want to sample the excitement of water sports, the tranquility of the beach, relax on a sunset cruise or explore the secret corners of this fascinating island, The staff here will be happy to ensure that you have the holiday of a lifetime.
Rest & Relaxation: Fumba Beach Lodge is situated along two kilometres of coastline on the Indian Ocean offering three secluded and exclusive beaches for you to revive your spirit. The cliff top swimming pool provides a breathtaking view of the Ocean the perfect place to relax with a delicious snack or a cool, refreshing drink.
Scuba Diving: Whether you are an experienced diver or interested in trying scuba for the first time, Fumba is an ideal base to explore Zanzibar's underwater paradise. Scuba Do Diving, is a PADI Dive Centre which offers scuba diving from Fumba Beach Lodge and also from Kendwa Beach giving you the best diving from South to North of Zanzibar Island.
Safari Blue Snorkelling & Dolphin Tours: Safari Blue is a full day trip and includes use of top quality snorkeling equipment with guides and instructors, ice cold sodas, mineral water and beer, a delicious Zanzibari seafood lunch with grilled fish and slipper lobster, gastronomic fruit tasting, coffee and Amarula liqueur. Safari Blue explores the Menai Bay Conservation Area, which is home to two different species of dolphins, the Indo-pacific humpback and the bottlenose. Guests are lucky enough to see dolphins on 85% of the excursions Safari. In the morning you set down on one of the beautiful sandbanks where one can relax, swim or snorkel. There is have plenty of good quality snorkeling equipment and the experienced snorkeling guides will show you the pristine coral reef, which teems with tropical sea life. Instruction is also available for beginners. After snorkeling cold drinks, fresh coconuts and local snacks.
Jozani Forest: Jozani Forest, 35km southeast of Zanzibar, boasts a rich diversity of flora and fauna making it a most magical place. A huge variety of wildlife lives in and around the forest most notable are the large troops of endemic Red Colobus Monkeys (Procolobus Kirkii) - one of the most endangered monkey species in the world. While walking in the lush rainforest you could also see other monkeys, colorful birds, butterflies and if you are really lucky you might catch a glimpse of the extremely rare Ader's Duiker.
Spice Tour : Since the abolition of the Slave Trade, spices have been at the heart of Zanzibari enterprise. The sheer variety highlights the Islands strategic location as well as the depth of cultural interaction. Indeed no trip to Zanzibar is complete without a visit to one of the Spice farms.