Fumba Beach Lodge

Fumba Peninsula, Zanzibar Island

Fumba Beach Lodge is a luxurious and peaceful hideaway, offering a perfect blend of casual elegance and friendly, first class service. Situated on one of Zanzibar Islands most beautiful and secluded beaches in 40 acres of exquisite wilderness.


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Fumba Beach Lodge

Fumba Peninsula, Zanzibar Island

Reservations: bookzanzibar@madbookings.com

Set in 40 acres of exquisite Zanzibar Island wilderness Fumba Beach Lodge has three naturally sheltered beaches. Fumba Beach Lodge is an ideal location to explore everything Zanzibar Island has to offer.

Whether you want to sample the excitement of water sports, the tranquility of the beaches, relax on a Zanzibar sunset cruise or explore the secret corners of the fascinating Zanzibar Island, the staff at Fumba Beach Lodge will be happy to ensure that you have the holiday of a lifetime.

Just 30 minutes southwest of Zanzibar’s historic capital, Stone Town, with its magnificent architecture and ancient culture, Fumba Beach Lodge is concealed well away from the busy tourist areas, making it the perfect venue for enjoying the peace and tranquility of this tropical island paradise.

Wake up to the romantic adventure you have been dreaming about and discover the hidden meaning of Fumba Beach Lodge.

Fumba Beach Lodge Accommodation

The 26 rooms at Fumba Beach Lodge are scattered throughout the extensive grounds to ensure your privacy, shaded by a forest of magnificent baobab trees and whispering palm fronds and cooled by gentle sea breezes.

There are twenty deluxe rooms at Fumba Beach Lodge, each with an en-suite bathroom, private terrace and stunning ocean view, are spaciously suitable for families, couples or individuals.

The four Fumba Beach Lodge luxury suites include a private roof terrace, open air shower and sumptuous bath overlooking the clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean.

For the ultimate in extravagance, spoil yourself in one of the two unique Fumba Beach Lodge Baobab Suites cradled in a magnificent baobab tree creating a romantic ambience.

Fumba Beach Lodge
Restaurant and Lounge Bar

The comfortable open-air restaurant at Fumba Beach Lodge serves a tantalizing array of expertly prepared dishes including local Zanzibar specialties, the freshest seafood and traditional international cuisine in a relaxing and tranquil atmosphere. Well-trained staff provide a friendly, professional service and take the greatest care to look after all Fumba Beach guests, young or old, whatever their tastes.

Dhow FumBar at Fumba Beach Lodge

The unique beach bar at Fumab Beach Lodge was constructed from an authentic Zanzibari dhow. Situated under an enormous baobab on a seaside cliff, you will be absorbed by the idyllic setting to watch the sun go down.

Baobab Massage Centre
at Fumba Beach Lodge

Welcome to the Baobab massage centre where you can relax, enjoy and spoil yourself in a way you never dreamed before. Fumba Beach Lodge have created a unique setting for an ultimate massage experience. The centre has been built around a majestic African Baobab tree boasting a six metre high platform with a Jacuzzi in the tree itself overlooking the gardens and the Indian Ocean in the distance. You can choose to have your massage either inside the Fumba Beach Lodge tropical garden or on the Fumba Beach Lodge roof-top terrace catching the breeze.

Fumba Beach Activities & Excursions

Fumba Beach Rest & Relaxation

Fumba Beach Lodge is situated along two kilometres of coastline on the Indian Ocean offering three secluded and exclusive beaches for you to revive your spirit. Fumba Beach cliff top swimming pool provides a breathtaking view of the Ocean – the perfect place to relax with a delicious snack or a cool, refreshing drink.

Fumba Beach Scuba Diving

The dive centre at Fumba Beach is fully equipped with the latest equipment and is run by qualified PADI professionals. For scuba divers and ‘want to be scuba divers’ Fumba Beach Dive Centre offer a full range of PADI courses starting with a try dive for those who have never taken a breath underwater, up to Divemaster for those looking at a more professional level of training. Diving trips are run daily on the surrounding reefs that range from 10-30m depth and host an array of corals and tropical fish.

Safari Blue Snorkelling & Dolphin Tours

Safari Blue is a full day trip and includes use of top quality snorkeling equipment with guides and instructors, ice cold sodas, mineral water and beer, a delicious Zanzibari seafood lunch with grilled fish and slipper lobster, gastronomic fruit tasting, coffee and Amarula liqueur.

The Safari Blue snorkeling trip explores the Menai Bay Conservation Area, which is home to two different species of dolphins, the Indo-pacific humpback and the bottlenose. We are lucky enough to see dolphins on 85% of our snorkeing safaris. In the morning we set down on one of the beautiful sandbanks where one can relax, swim or snorkel. There is plenty of good quality snorkeling equipment and the experienced snorkeling guides will show you the pristine coral reef, which teems with tropical sea life. Instruction is also available for beginners. After snorkeling cold drinks, fresh coconuts and local snacks are provided.

After snorkeling we go to Kwale island where we have our “desert island” restaurant. The buffet lunch includes fish, slipper lobster, calamari, rice and sauces all served hot from the grill. Our crew also prepares and presents a gastronomic fruit tasting with a large selection of delicious tropical fruits. Join our crew for a sail on an “ngalawa”- a local canoe with outriggers which has been carved from a single mango tree. As Safari Blue comes to an end and we return by traditional lanteen sail, the full splendor of the African sunset reveals itself.

Historic Zanzibar Stone Town

Come and join us as we show you the Historical, architectural and cultural sites of beautiful Old Stone Town. The narrow winding streets are lined with stores selling local crafts, antiques, jewellery, clothes and spices. The Orphanage Shop near the Old Fort, sells crafts and paintings by local artists and the orphans themselves. The half day Tour includes visits to the Town Market, Old Slave Market, National Museum, High Court, Slave Chambers, Old German Consulate, Former English Gentlemen’s club, House of Wonders, Old Fort, Sultan’s Palace, Livingstone House and anywhere else your interest lies. You will see Zanzibar's bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques. Stone Town has excellent gifts shops with plenty of souvenirs and handicrafts for you to delight your friends and family back home or find the perfect keepsake for yourself.

Jozani Forest

Jozani Forest, 35km southeast of Zanzibar, boasts a rich diversity of flora and fauna making it a most magical place. A huge variety of wildlife lives in and around the forest most notable are the large troops of endemic Red Colobus Monkeys (Procolobus Kirkii) - one of the most endangered monkey species in the world. While walking in the lush rainforest you could also see other monkeys, colorful birds, butterflies and if you are really lucky you might catch a glimpse of the extremely rare Ader's Duiker.

The numerous walking trails cater for all levels of fitness and encompass a whole spectrum of bio-diversity, ranging from Evergreen Thickets to the Mangrove Boardwalks. Just down the road from Jozani is Zala Park a small privately run conservation and education project displaying some of the indigenous animals of the region. Guests are asked to make a small donation to enter with all proceeds being repatriated back into the local community.

Zanzibar Spice Tour

Since the abolition of the Slave Trade, spices have been at the heart of Zanzibari enterprise. The sheer variety highlights the Island’s strategic location as well as the depth of cultural interaction. Indeed no trip to Zanzibar is complete without a visit to one of our carefully selected Spice farms. Our Spice tour offers you the opportunity to indulge your senses with a kaleidoscope of smells, tastes and textures from the punch of a chili to the refreshing succulence of green coconut flesh, we promise that this tour will awaken your senses.

Menai Bay Conservation Area

Menai Bay has been dedicated as a conservation area since 1998 due to its outstanding natural beauty. Established by the World Wildlife Federation (WWF), Menai Bay Conservation Area was designed to give Zanzibaris in the Fumba area a vested interest in their environment so they will protect it. The project is aimed at teaching villagers how to conserve their natural heritage, and how to profitably exploit it in a sustainable manner. Eco-tourism plays an important role in that profitability and Fumba Beach Lodge is the first and only lodge offering accommodation on the pristine Fumba Peninsula.

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Email: bookzanzibar@madbookings.com

Prices are per person in US Dollars and include half board.

Room Type

Low Season

Mid Season

High Season

Double Room

US$105 per person

US$147 per person

US$ 205 per person

Single Room

US$140 per person

US$182 per person

US$ 240 per person

Chidren u/12 yrs

sharing with 2 adults

Half Price

Half Price

Half Price

children u/2 yrs

US$150 per person

US$200 per person

US$ 200 per person

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