Sunshine Marine Lodge

Zanzibar, Tanzania

Garden suite

Garden suite

Garden suite

Ocean Front suite

Ocean Front suite

Ocean Front suite

Escape to a romantic resort with a five-star dive centre on the island of Zanzibar

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Accommodation in a Garden suite, including breakfast and dinner.

Please note that the Government of Zanzibar has imposed a tax of $1 per person, per night to be collected directly from guests upon arrival at the hotel.

Private parking is available on site free of charge (reservation is needed).

A minimum seven-night stay is required.

Pets are not allowed in this hotel.

Check-in is at 12pm and late check-out until 12pm.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 31% off. Our discount is calculated by reference to the hotel's own prices or by reference to an appropriate source reflective of the hotel's own prices.

The discount above was checked on 3 July 2019.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

A suite stay at a stunning beach resort in Zanzibar with spa and five-star PADI dive centre – includes breakfast and dinner, welcome drinks, a massage and more

  • Sunshine Marine Lodge is an eco-conscious escape on the sun-baked northeast coast of Zanzibar. Stay in beautifully appointed makuti-thatched suites among the ocean waves, exotic gardens and icing sugar-soft sands at this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award-winner and feel your stresses slip away.

  • Whether you’re an experienced diver or have always wanted to learn, the lodge’s five-star PADI dive centre offers a huge choice of underwater experiences. Where better to explore the ocean than from the Mnemba Marina Park, where the conditions are often described as ‘aquarium-like’, as the water is so crystal clear.

  • As well as diving there are other watersports to try, yoga classes three times a week and beautiful walks along the beaches. Stay nourished with delicious local dishes at the restaurant and learn why Zanzibar is known as the ‘Spice Island’, as you taste a world of flavours enhanced with a Swahili twist.


- Wi-Fi
- Restaurant
- Bar
- Lounge
- Five-star PADI dive and watersports centre
- Outdoor pool
- Spa
- Private beach

How to get there

Sunshine Marina Lodge can be found on the island’s unspoilt northeast coast overlooking the Mnemba Reef, around 1.5 hours’ drive from the capital of Stone Town and its airport (60 kilometres away). Flights here usually come via Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania, however you can also catch a hydrofoil from the mainland. 

You can hail a taxi or book a transfer at the airport – make sure you confirm the total cost in advance. Muyuni Beach is a 15-minute walk away; the hotel does not have direct beach access but has built a pier so that you can access the water during high tide.

Watch this video to find out more:

Muyuni - Matemwe, Matemwe 4749, Tanzania

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If you need any support booking this holiday, please contact 0207 887 2772 (Mon - Sun 8am to 8pm)

If you wish to make a flight only booking, or add a flight to an existing hotel booking with us, call our reservations team on 0343 227 0007 (Mon-Fri 9-6, Saturday 10-5, Sun closed)


Zanzibar is famous for its beautiful beaches, but the island also has a wealth of historical and cultural intrigue that’s well worth exploring on a day trip or two. Head to Stone Town to admire the architecture, which takes its influences from all over Africa, the Middle East and India, or hire bikes locally to explore along the coast. Mnemba Reef and its water park offers some of the very best diving in East Africa, so it’s a great place to stay if you're a fan of watersports.

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