andBeyond Vamizi Island
Approaching the island by boat Beautiful guest accommodation
Approaching the island by boat
Beautiful guest accommodation

andBeyond Vamizi Island

Experience barefoot luxury in stylish lodge villas, spectacular diving in a marine nirvana, and five-star exclusivity in perfect balance with nature on this ecologically-minded private island retreat. Safari Awards Finalist, 'Best Beach Property in Africa' 2010 and 2011.




We love the 'castaway' chic of this private island, with its romantic timber villas, beautiful beaches, and world-class dive sites. It is '...a pearl in a thousand miles of crushed shell...’ (AA Gill, 2011)

Need to Know

Thirteen villas and two private houses, dining on the beach and diving, snorkelling, sailing, massage and beauty treatments. Private plane transfer from Dar or Pemba. Visit conservation and community projects with resident WWF representative.


Walking, diving, canoe/boat, fishing. Diving in 16 varied ability dive sites (equipment available), deep sea fishing for predator fish, fly-fishing for 12 fish species (bring equipment), and coastal walks along a myriad of trails to view local wildlife.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

You are likely to see samango monkeys, giant coconut crabs, incredible birdlife, and all the remarkable sea life found on the wonderful reefs and in the deep blue sea, including turtles.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Hobie-cat sailing
Dhow trips
Village visits


Bar and restaurant
Internet access
Mosquito nets


13 villas in the lodge and 2 new Vamizi Private Villas sleeping up to 10 people each


Departures Magazine: ‘The beach at Vamizi is the best I have ever seen’
The Guardian: ‘A chic new lodge in Africa where the feel-good factor goes much deeper’
The Times: ‘The villas provide a sumptuous holiday’


Low Season: April – May, June
Mid Season: January – April, October – November
High Season: July – September, December

Average StayAverage Stay

7–10 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

Between US$560 and US$890

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children welcome. 7–16 yrs offered reduced rate

Contact and Social Media

To find out more, visit andBeyond Vamizi Island's website.

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

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