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    Gecko Nature Lodge

    Plot 29 Makangale | Pemba North, Tanzania
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    2017-12-24 2017-12-25
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    • Excellent67%
    • Very good23%
    • Average2%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible5%
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    “swahili divers” (68 reviews)
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The dive guide, facilities, dive locations, and owners were all top notch. The guide was engaging, calming, and great at pointing sea life out, as well as educating you on the region and ocean species. The coral is in incredible condition, and the sealife is...More

    Thank caburbank
    Response from Michael Z, Manager at Gecko Nature LodgeResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you so much, glad you had a great time and hope you will be back soon

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    All judgements depend on expectations. We had in general nothing to complain about - in spite of rough roads and rain. 2 persons, stayed for 2 nights. Low season. No other guests so we got excellent service and well prepared food. Enjoyed company of the...More

    Thank janj148
    Response from Michael Z, Owner at Gecko Nature LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind words and great review, look forward to seeing you both in the near future

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The lodge has a wonderful atmosphere with a genuine, modest and welcoming air. It is situated by the beach with many places to hang around in seclusion, with other guests or the friendly staff. It is a good spot to start exploring the nature no...More

    Thank Björn B
    Response from Michael Z, Owner at Gecko Nature LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for your great review and your great scuba experience with us. we look forward to having you and the whole family in the near future.

    Reviewed 8 October 2017

    The lodge is truly unique. As it is far from civilization, you have to accept some ‘discomfort’. During the day there is no electricity. Only cold water is coming from the tap. The restaurant hasn’t menus at the choice. But. It is clean, the staff...More

    Thank erik-jan v
    Response from Michael Z, Owner at Gecko Nature LodgeResponded 10 October 2017

    Dear Eric thank you for your kind words and great reviews we are a work in progress and your comments are being addressed as we speak. we are working diligently with the electric company to get connected on the grid, in the mean time we...More

    Reviewed 26 September 2017

    This place left me wanting to stay forever! The ambiance is just so relaxed, invigorating, happy and friendly. After a couple of months working in Pemba, during my last weekend I went to the Gecko Nature Lodge & Swahili Divers with the intention of doing...More

    Thank MartaPalm
    Response from SwahiliDiversGecko, Manager at Gecko Nature LodgeResponded 5 October 2017

    Dear Marta It was great to meet you and your parents the first time you visited us. We are so happy that Pemba left such a great impression on you. It truly is a remarkable place and we hope you will come back again another...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$145 - US$370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Pemba Island
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    "Contact Mike to arrange a pick up from the airfield. Local taxi drivers might not know where to go."
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    "Dorms are somewhat basic but roomy and comfortable."
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    "Double rooms in huts are the most comfortable, but for the budget sensitive, there are also dorms at very..."
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    "Bring as little as possible, you won't need anything."
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