THE MANTA RESORT

Location: The Manta Resort is located on the very northern tip of Pemba Island, about an hour and a half drive from the airport on a bumpy “African” road. You will get to see a lot of Pemba Island as you drive on your way to Manta, an interesting and fun experience for visitors.

The resort is built into the edge of a primitive forest and set on rising land overlooking the turquoise waters home to unspoilt coral reefs and fringed by snow white, delicately soft sand on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Accommodation: The Manta Resort offers 4 types of guest accommodation:

· Sea Front Villa – 5 villas (room size 79sqm maximum, 4 guests per villa), all featuring a private terrace, a private plunge pool, and en suite bathroom with indoor shower and separate WC. The Seafront Family Villa (sleeps up to 6 guests) has two spacious and private open-plan buildings, connected by large open area and a private swimming pool. All rooms are furnished with a double bed and mosquito netting (can add a single bed for child 7 – 16 years sharing with 2 adults). Other amenities include air conditioning in bed by evening breeze system, mini bar, coffee plunger, hairdryer, in-room safe box, Wi-Fi.

· Superior Garden Room – 4 family suites (room size 69sqm, maximum 4 guests per villa), each pair have one shared wall between them making it the perfect room for families, featuring a private garden, a terrace, and en-suite bathroom with indoor & outdoor shower and separate WC. All rooms are furnished with a double bed and mosquito netting (can add a single bed for child 7 – 16 years sharing with 2 adults). Other amenities include air conditioning in bed by evening breeze system, mini bar, coffee plunger, hairdryer, in-room safe box, Wi-Fi.

· Standard Garden Room – 4 villas (room size 59sqm maximum, 4 guests per villa), all featuring a private terrace, garden, and en-suite bathroom with indoor & outdoor shower and separate WC. All rooms are furnished with a double bed and mosquito netting. Other amenities include air conditioning in bed by evening breeze system, mini bar, coffee plunger, hairdryer, in-room safe box, Wi-Fi.

· Underwater Room – 1 room (maximum 2 guests) featuring a lounge area, private sundeck, outdoor shower, and separate WC, and furnished with a double bed (children of 12 years and above). Other amenities include air conditioning in the underwater bedroom, personal bar & coffee station, hairdryer, in-room safe, walkie-talkie. The underwater room suite is located 250 metres off the shore. Encapsulated within a turquoise blue bubble, watching shoals of reef fish swim by, the floating structure, Swedish engineered, provides three levels, above the water clad in local hardwood is a lounge, bathroom below a stargazing, sun tanning bed.

Facilities & Services: Public areas include the Sea View Restaurant, an elevated terrace overlooking the ocean where most meals are served – for a change dining can be moved to the pool deck and beach. The chef will treat you to a variety of fresh locally caught seafood as well as beef, chicken and vegan dishes. The beach lounge, close to the swimming pool, is an open plan area where guests can have drinks and snacks of choice, and socialize. There is also a beach bar popular for sundowners and cocktails.

Manta is a fully inclusive resort, including all meals, all beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), one spa treatment per person per day at Kipepeo, kayaks at the beach, and Wi-Fi in main lounge area and rooms.

Island excursions, diving and other marine activities are available on request. The untouched coral reefs surrounding the entire island make Pemba one of the top dive sites in the world, with one of the healthiest coral reefs in the Indian Ocean, a water temperature averaging at 26ºC, and visibility of 30-40 meters almost every day!