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This property is a 9-minute walk from the beach. Featuring 3 swimming pools, a dove center, and a restaurant, Sunshine Marine Lodge is located on a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean and Mnemba Atoll, in a wild and unspoiled bush, far away from busy city life.

Rooms with views to the beautiful gardens, or the breathtaking Indian Ocean.
Every room features a furnished balcony or balcony, free Wi-Fi, fans, mosquito net, safety deposit box, kettle, a bottle of water daily, and tea & coffee making facilities. The private bathrooms are equipped with a shower.

Sunshine Marine Lodge also offers their guests access to a beach area on Sunshine Bay, our sister property. This private beach features a restaurant, beach bar as well as umbrellas and sun lounges.
Guests can take a complementary shuttle multiple times per day.

There is a wooden jetty leading down to the beach at low tide and to the sea at high tide. Guests can also relax by one of the pools. Dove Point Zanzibar offers scuba diving and snorkeling.

The property also features a Body & Mind Harmony Center. The space was designed with yoga practitioners in mind, but can serve many other purposes. Yoga classes available.

Guests can enjoy local and international cuisine at the restaurant and drinks at the Boat Bar. There are several lounge areas, and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

Sunshine Marine Lodge is located 34 mi from Stone Town and 37 mi from Zanzibar International Airport. Located just in front of Mnemba Island, the lodge is a 20-minute drive from Matemwe.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Sunshine Marine Lodge has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 6, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Sleeps Room Type Price
Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
Deluxe Suite with Garden View
  • 1 twin bed and 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
Ocean Front Suite
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
Family Suite with Panoramic Ocean View
  • 2 twin beds and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
Deluxe Ocean Front Suite
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 2
Garden Suite
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
Family Suite with Garden View
  • 2 twin beds and
  • 1 queen bed
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4 reasons to choose Sunshine Marine Lodge

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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Muyuni Beach

    Muyuni Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    5,100 feet from property
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Hotel surroundings *
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Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Nungwi
    12.4 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Muyuni Beach
    5,100 feet
  • Matemwe Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Kiwengwa Beach
    4.9 miles
  • Pwani Mchangani Beach
    4.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
    28.8 miles
How to get to Sunshine Marine Lodge from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: African, Seafood, Local, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Sunshine Marine Lodge
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
Spa
  • Yoga classes
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa facilities
  • Body scrub
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing services
  • Beauty services
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Danish
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Swahili
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Sunshine Marine Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib by request
Free
4 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
$61 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Sunshine Marine Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that Sunshine Marine Lodge does not accept bank notes issued before 2009.

Please inform Sunshine Marine Lodge in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform Sunshine Marine Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Sunshine Marine Lodge

  • Sunshine Marine Lodge is 3.1 miles from the center of Matemwe.

  • The nearest beach is 2,300 feet from Sunshine Marine Lodge.

  • Sunshine Marine Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Sunshine Marine Lodge (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Room options at Sunshine Marine Lodge include:

    • Suite
    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Family

  • The prices at Sunshine Marine Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Sunshine Marine Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Sunshine Marine Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Spa facilities
    • Themed dinners
    • Pedicure
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Full-body massage
    • Walking tours
    • Waxing services
    • Horseback riding
    • Neck massage
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Body scrub
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Yoga classes
    • Bike tours
    • Beauty services
    • Back massage
    • Manicure
    • Foot massage

  • Check-in at Sunshine Marine Lodge is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Sunshine Marine Lodge by:

    • Taxi 1h 30min