Pemba Island

Top 3 Activities on Pemba Island

Pemba Island can be considered as the little brother of Unguja, Zanzibar’s main island. Although Unguja shows great popularity, Pemba Island is captured in a secret oasis and is one of the world’s last untouched treasures! Since it’s where Fundu Lagoon is based, we’d like to shed some light on the beauty of this island and why it was chosen to be the location of our beautiful resort…

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WHY FUNDU LAGOON IS ON EVERY TRAVELLER’S WISH LIST…

THE DREAM THAT TURNED INTO REALITY. Not only does Fundu Lagoon offer luxurious, eco-friendly accommodation and world-class resort facilities in what is, in no uncertain terms, paradise on earth – but our boutique hotel resort also offers a wonderful array of island adventure and culinary magic for our guests to savour. As we are situated on the beautiful Pemba Island, naturally, the ocean and beach are our main outdoor playgrounds. With sugar white beaches and…

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The Magical Beliefs of Pemba Island

The home of Fundu Lagoon, Pemba Island is arguably one of the best wall-diving locations in the world and is certainly the best in Africa. It provides a remote and captivating setting, with less than 100 foreign visitors on the island at a time. Pemba is also known to be very fertile… besides clove trees, the local crops include coconut, bananas, cassava, tomatoes, red beans and of course, fish! But what you may not know is…

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PART 2: The Architecture And Design Behind This Paradise.

Fundu Lagoon is not only surrounded by pure beauty of the ocean and jungle, but it also holds something special inside it’s tropical walls. The details of lamps, furnishings, curtains and fabric were all carefully selected and sourced to bring a sense of tribal riches with the inspiration of Zanzibar and the village locals. The rooms consist of designer linen, dressing gowns , down to the thousands of metres of fabrics and cotton – all…

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PART 1: The Very Beginning

“That first visit was life-changing. Zanzibar hit me on a deep emotional level. I was knocked out by the place and people. The timing was perfect – I was searching for something… This was where I wanted to be.” – Ellis Flyte, Director Back in the mid-nineties, Brian Henson and then wife, Ellis Flyte needed a break from their busy schedules. Ellis was an award-winning fashion and costume designer whilst Brian from the Jim Henson…

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Savour the Beauty of Fundu Lagoon

What originally started out as an untamed beach paradise made up of ocean, jungle and beach soon blossomed into an inspired, luxury hotel, which has carefully kept the natural setting and landscape as untouched and protected as possible. Today, Fundu Lagoon is a top-class, sustainably minded private boutique resort that aims to provide an unforgettable experience, all while benefiting its guests and the local island and its people. Fundu Lagoon is as luxurious and beautiful…

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Perfect Pemba Island: A Tanzanian Beach Paradise

As one of Tanzania’s most beautiful island attractions, Pemba Island, a laidback tropical paradise, may be small – but what it lacks in size, this gorgeous island certainly makes up for with its wild, natural beauty. With a dreamy coastline, amazing diving opportunities and diving resorts, rich underwater sea life and historic fishing villages, Pemba Island provides a tranquil, somewhat rustic beach escape for travellers and island guests alike. And, because Zanzibar and Mafia Island…

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