Fundu Lagoon is located on Pemba Island, which is part of the Zanzibar archipelago and lies to the north of its larger sister island, Unguja. The hotel is situated on a remote and beautiful beach on the south western side of Pemba which is only accessible by boat.
There are eighteen rooms, consisting of canvas tents set under makuti (thatch) roofs on wooden decks, all with views over the sea. The rooms are equipped with large double or twin beds, mosquito nets, ceiling and standing fans as well as indoor and outdoor seating areas. Each room has an en-suite bathroom with a hot water shower, toilet and basin. The rooms are connected to the main buildings by wooden walkways and paths through indigenous forest. Some rooms are situated along the beach front with the others perched on the hillside, all of which have panoramic views over the lagoon. Two of the eighteen rooms are suites, with their own private chill out deck and plunge pool, and four are superior suites which also have an extensive indoor and outdoor lounge space and mezzanine platform.
The main hotel is built under thatch and is large, airy and overlooks the sea. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the main dining area or at the jetty bar followed by a three course lunch and dinner, all with a choice of dishes of international standard. Some meals will be served on the white sandy beach.
Fundu is the epitome of a “bare foot paradise” with a distinct Robinson Crusoe air in a remote and peaceful location. It is a place for guests to relax and a variety of massage and beauty therapies are available.
Fundu Lagoon has some of the world’s leading dive sites. The resort has a fully equipped dive centre offering a fleet of boats and the marine life is exciting even when snorkelling. Water-skiing, windsurfing and fishing are also available. The nearby