The Manta Resort

Wete, Pemba Island, Tanzania
Pemba is probably as far away from civilisation as you’ll ever get. We offer something different from most tropical islands and it’s not about five-star luxury. If it’s serenity, close encounters with nature and a family of staff you crave, The Manta Resort might be just the place for you. The Manta Resort is not a 5 star luxury resort and certainly different to what you might find on other tropical islands.
Elevated and crafted along an idyllic island beach, The Manta Resort offers privacy, romance, adventure and water sports on East Africa’s finest island sanctuary.
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PADI, PADI 5* Dive Resort
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The Manta Resort
Location Pemba Island has been separated from the mainland of Tanzania and Zanzibar for decades, leaving an untouched and pristine island of great beauty and fertility. The mosaic of forests, swamps, mangroves, hidden beaches and lagoons is scattered with the ruins of mosques and tombs mostly reclaimed by the forest – sites that date back to Arab domination when Pemba Island was seized by the Sultan of Muscat (Oman) in the 17th century. He loved the Spice Islands and established his...Continue reading
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Non-diving activities Excursions: Spice Island, Dhow, Lighthouse, Ngezi Rainforest, Sandbank, Ngalawa Sunset Cruise, Pemba Safari, SPA, Snorkeling, School Trip
Infrastructure WC, Wi-Fi
Number of boats 2

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Seasonality January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS Certification Card, Diving Insurance
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Read before you go Any parts of Pemba island are not easily accessed, as there is only one tarred road. The rest are often dead-end dirt roads, but while exploring them on your own you might very well find that hidden-away beach you have always dreamt about.
The only sensible way to visit Pemba is with the scheduled charter flights.
A valid passport with a Tanzanian visa will be required. Tanzanian visa’s are 50 USD / person and paid in cash at the international airport.
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The taxi transport from ChakeChake Airport to the resort is handled by a third party, and the quality of the cars are not of western standards, so be prepared for a bumpy ride. We will organize this service for you so that a taxi will be waiting for you upon arrival. Please note that this service will be added to your invoice at $45 per person, per trip. Children accompanying adults, travel free.
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