THE MANTA RESORT

Location: The Manta Resort is located on the Ras Kigomasha peninsula, north of the Ngezi forest on the northern tip of Pemba Island. It can be reached by car from either Mkoani Port or Chake Chake airport, and also via the mainland by boats from Tanga in Tanzania and Shimoni in Kenya through the port of Wete.

Accommodation: Accommodation comprises: six luxury Sea Front Villas all air- conditioned villas, spacious and private, with a centred king size bed and large en-suite bathroom and a secluded sun terrace faces a spectacular ocean sunset; four Superior Garden Rooms with views of the sea between the foliage, one of the two pairs has an interconnecting door which makes it an excellent choice for families or larger groups, all Superior Garden Rooms are air conditioned with a king size four poster bed and private makuti thatch covered terrace, the “Barazza” lounger can be used as a third bed, and a fourth single bed can be added on request; and the affordable Garden Rooms which are nicely set in the gardens with wooden fl oors, mosquito net covered king size beds, lamu floored en-suite bathrooms, and a makuti-thatched verandah – all with views overlooking the Pemba channel.

Facilities & Services: Most meals are served on the main building verandah: English breakfast, lunch, and dinner under the unique starry nights on the verandah, and on the beach for BBQ’s on occasions. For a lifetime experience ask for the ‘Sandbank’ dinner – on a wide sandbank off-shore that appears at low tide where seafood will be served and leave you to enjoy your own company completely alone, perfect for honeymooners. The well stocked bar serves drinks all day on the beach and throughout the resort. Other facilities include a Spa for massages & treatments, diving, snorkeling, escorted kayak tours, fishing, boat trips to sand banks, sunset cruises in dhows, Ngezi forest trip & nature walk, bird watching, fish market trip, lighthouse & village walk, local school & village walk, visit to a spice plantation and to the Pemba Flying Foxes in nearby forest.