Location: Sunshine Marine Lodge is located on the north-east coast of Zanzibar, in the northern part of Matemwe, just opposite Mnemba Island. It takes an hour by car to Zanzibar Stone Town and the airport.
Accommodation: Small and cozy, the lodge has twenty three rooms housed in seven double story bungalows dispersed on the picturesque rocky cliff with spectacular views of the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and Mnemba Atoll, and surrounded by beautiful garden. The 23 rooms are made up of 15 Sunshine Suites, 4 Blue Wave Suites, 2 Blue Breeze Suites, and 2 Panorama Suites.
Each room is furnished with a comfortable queen size bed with large mosquito net, ceiling and standing fans, safe deposit box, stone bench with cushions and wooden wardrobe. All rooms have a private bathroom with shower and toilet, and feature a balcony or verandah.
Facilities & Services: The lodge restaurant and bar serve a wide variety of fresh food and drinks, and there is a wooden jetty and nicely arranged areas with sun beds or hammocks, ideal for sunbathing or reading a book in a shade of an umbrella. There are three swimming pools, two situated near the ocean, close to the restaurant and bar areas, and the third one in the Lodge’s Dive Center, specially designed for diving courses.
Guests staying at Sunshine Marine enjoy exclusive access to a private beach area on Muyuni Beach featuring a restaurant, beach bar as well as umbrellas and sun lounges. It is reachable by foot on a 700 m walk during low tide. Other activities include reef walking, biking, deep sea fishing, kite surfing, and scuba diving or snorkeling in the lodge dive centre.