Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star hotel with pools and private beach

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities

Location

Situated in Matemwe, this beach hotel is 0 mi (0 km) from Mnemba Island and within 20 mi (32 km) of Kendwa Beach and Kiwengwa Beach.

Hotel Features

At Sunshine Marine Lodge, relax by one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools or spend the day at the private white sand beach where you can enjoy snorkeling.

Room Amenities

All 24 rooms provide free WiFi, furnished patios, and rainfall showerheads. Guests will also find down comforters, free bottled water, and in-room massages.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Feel the sun on your face and the sand in your toes on the private white sand beach, located just 700 m away. For a free ride to the surf and sand, catch the hotel's complimentary beach shuttle. Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. Cool off in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools at Sunshine Marine Lodge, and enjoy amenities like a children's pool and complimentary bicycles.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Library 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Free beach shuttle 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 2013 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Private beach nearby 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 24 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7 
  • Wedding services 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking, Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Furnished patio 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower only 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Down comforter 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10 AM.

Sunshine Marine Lodge has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Boat tours on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 12:30 PM

Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for TZS 112500.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets stay free

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
No elevators
Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: TZS 2176.00 per person, per night
  • Resort fee: TZS 2,232 per person, per night
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • New Year's Day gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Day gala dinner fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
A city tax of USD 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: TZS 270000.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: TZS 112500.00 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Sunshine Marine
  • Sunshine Marine Lodge
  • Sunshine Marine Lodge Matemwe
  • Sunshine Marine Matemwe
  • Sunshine Marine Lodge Matemwe, Zanzibar

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A fee for a mandatory Christmas Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 25 December. A fee for a mandatory New Year's Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 1 January.


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