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Pemba Island

W, Tanzania
+255 774 338 145
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Fantastic Trip

Spent a wonderful three days on Pemba Island.People so friendly and kind.Visited friends and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dublin, Ireland
Green Island often ignored - don't stay away too long..

Trees and trees and village life as it was 50 years ago, simplicity that is rare, smiles galore... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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W, Tanzania
+255 774 338 145
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a wonderful three days on Pemba Island.People so friendly and kind.Visited friends and enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank pat15kelly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trees and trees and village life as it was 50 years ago, simplicity that is rare, smiles galore, fresh air, and beach life as you dream it

Thank Mwambao
Reviewed 5 June 2017

What a dream come true! There is something about being so secluded, in a way it's a risk to the modern mind... :) The risk was all worth it! I had my trip's "moment", when we arrived in the bay of Pemba island on the...More

1  Thank Isolde B
Reviewed 22 April 2017

A lesser known part of the Zanzibar archipelago, Pemba island is simply incredible! Mangrove beaches, incredible diving and snorkeling, beautiful resorts! I strongly suggest to anyone who wants to explore the sea in Tanzania to travel to Pemba, which is easily reachable with a 40...More

Thank Beppe V
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Much less frequented than Zanzibar,turcoise water and so isolated. If you look for peace and quiet this is the place for you.

3  Thank LoveSun50
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Amazing island to discover the Swahili culture and incredible beaches and nature. Different than Zanzibar (Unguja), Pemba is full of hills and rivers. Enjoy!

1  Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Pemba is a lovely place to visit but beware! Bring your own entertainment.. There isn't much to do except relax and sit back. There is no or horrible wifi at the hotels on the island. On the other hand families can bond better. Loads of...More

1  Thank Luby1986
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I went to Pemba to actually visit relatives expecting to be in a very backward place full of infrastructure problems. I was pleasantly surprised with the good road network, the extensive electricity coverage of the Island and the water supply projects. But what so great...More

2  Thank arushan73
Reviewed 1 September 2016

By far the more beautiful of the two islands that make up Zanzibar - not visited very much by tourists and not yet spoilt by package tourism (let's hope it never happens - and instead more sensible tourism development happens).

2  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A very lush green hilly unspoiled Island sorrounded by Indian Ocean.The best time to see the Island from the Ariel view is when you land by the Aeroplane it's amazing .The Island is unspoiled with the forest well preserved and a lot of trees which...More

1  Thank hilmiya
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12 November 2016|
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Response from NASSOR H | Reviewed this property |
Please contact to this guy(Pemban) cellphone number +255 777 43 73 97.
11 November 2016|
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Response from NASSOR H | Reviewed this property |
please contact to this taxi driver( Pemban) +255 777 437397.
10 January 2015|
Response from Sa q | Reviewed this property |
As soon as you reach Stonetown - Unguja Znz you can ask for ferries to Pemba island. As you get to Mkoani port,in South of Pemba Island there will be public daladala transport to all major towns in the island you can take... More