Fundu Lagoon
Guest accommodation on the beach Dining on the beach
Guest accommodation on the beach
Dining on the beach

Fundu Lagoon

This is the place the rest of the world has forgotten, and where you'll forget the rest of the world. Consistent winner of The Safari Awards 'Best Beach Safari Lodge in Africa', Fundu’s location, décor, cuisine, fishing, diving and attitude have not been overlooked.

Country

Tanzania

Highlights

Fundu Lagoon lives up to the 'barefoot luxury' concept with Vogue describing it as 'Twenty First Century Robinson Crusoe and the epitome of shabby chic'. Accesible only by boat, we love the isolation, the calm and don’t get us started on the pristine coral reefs.

Need to Know

Eighteen ocean-view rooms and suites (six suites have private plunge pools) of canvas and makuti (thatch), raised on wooden decks in indigenous forest. Fundu has two restaurants, three bars, pool, spa, PADI dive centre, deep sea fishing centre and snorkelling trips.


SafarisSafaris


Walking, canoe/boat. Almost all safaris are beneath the waves. Fundu Lagoon is home to a fully equipped PADI 5 Star dive centre, ‘Dive 710’ with two resident PADI dive instructors and a fleet of dive boats offering diving & snorkeling safaris on wrecks, fringing reefs and wall dives.


Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

The unique coastal rainforest harbours flying foxes, colobus monkeys, endemic bushbabies and tropical birdlife whilst the marine life is spectacular with sea turtles, whales, dolphins, and pristine coral reefs.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Snorkelling
Game fishing (1-6 guests, half day or full day, pre-booking essential)
Dolphin safaris
Watersports – wakeboarding, waterskiing, windsurfing,
Sunset dhow cruises
Local village walks and spice tours
Fundu Lagoon is a great destination for an intimate wedding with the Indian Ocean as a backdrop. For something special, set sail in the resort's dhow boat with champagne and canapés on board and enjoy a private romantic moment or a celebration with up to sixteen of your nearest and dearest.

FacilitiesFacilities

Two restaurants, swimming pool, massage spa, three bars, games room, library, mobile phone access, laundry, internet access, room service, electricity, ceiling fans, mosquito nets

AccommodationAccommodation

Total 18 thatched safari tents, all en suite.

AccoladesAccolades

Condé Nast Traveller, ‘..a stunning achievement in ecofriendly architecture’
Dive in Style, ‘..this operation will make your dreams come true’

SeasonSeason

Low Season: 1st March–5th April, 15th–30th June, 1st November–23rd December

High Season: 5th January-28th February, 1st July-31st October

Peak Season: 24th December-4th January

 

Closed: 5th April–15th June

Average StayAverage Stay

7 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

From $440 per person per night

Children PolicyChild Policy

Minimum age 12 years

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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Safari Awards Results History - Africa

Year Category W RU 3rd HC F N
2016 Best Community Focused Safari Property Nominee
2016 Best Design Nominee
2016 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Nominee
2016 Best Family Safari Experience Nominee
2016 Best Location Nominee
2016 Best Marine Safari Experience Winner Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Safari Cuisine Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Safari Spa / Retreat Nominee
2015 Best Community Focused Safari Property Nominee
2015 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Family Safari Experience Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Marine Safari Experience Winner Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Safari Cuisine Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Safari Spa / Retreat Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Value Safari Property Nominee
2014 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2014 Best Marine Safari Experience Winner Finalist Nominee
2014 Best Safari Spa / Retreat Finalist Nominee
2014 Best Value Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2013 Best Beach Safari Property Nominee
2011 Best Beach Safari Property Runner Up Finalist Nominee
2010 Best Beach Safari Property Runner Up Finalist Nominee
2009 Best Beach Safari Property Winner Finalist Nominee
2008 Best Beach Safari Property Winner Finalist Nominee

Safari Awards Results History - Tanzania

Year Category W RU 3rd HC F N
2016 Best Community Focused Safari Property
2016 Best Design
2016 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property
2016 Best Family Safari Experience
2016 Best Location
2016 Best Marine Safari Experience
2016 Best Safari Cuisine
2016 Best Safari Spa / Retreat
2015 Best Community Focused Safari Property
2015 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property
2015 Best Family Safari Experience
2015 Best Marine Safari Experience
2015 Best Safari Cuisine
2015 Best Safari Spa / Retreat
2015 Best Value Safari Property
2014 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property
2014 Best Marine Safari Experience
2014 Best Safari Spa / Retreat
2014 Best Value Safari Property
2013 Best Beach Safari Property
2011 Best Beach Safari Property
2010 Best Beach Safari Property
2009 Best Beach Safari Property
2008 Best Beach Safari Property

- Winner (W)   - Runner Up (RU)   - Third Place (3rd)   - Highly Commended (HC)  
- Finalist (F)