The Manta Resort on Pemba Island offers serenity. It is a tropical island that offers 5 star services in a tranquil setting.

The Manta Resort has on offer 3 rooms types, namely:

  • Seafront Villas: spacious and private with king size bed, en suite bathroom, private terrace and air conditioning.
  • Superior Garden Rooms (4): with views of the sea, each pair of rooms has an interconnecting door. Suitable for families. In room facilities include: king size four-poster bed,  en suite bathroom, air conditioning and private terrace.
  • Standard Garden Rooms: open plan with king size bed, mosquito net, en suite bathroom, fan, and private verandah

The Manta Resort serves most meals on the main verandah overlooking the ocean, but offer flexible dining in that they can move to the pool deck and beach for a change of scenery when possible. The catch of the day is the main highlight of most meals, although beef, chicken and vegetable dishes, are also available. The dishes have a distinct Pemba touch. Dine under the stars on the rear terrace. Communal dining is encouraged to get to know other guests. Enjoy freshly made juices made from locally grown fruit and milk from coconuts. Special dietary needs can be accommodated with prior notice.

Lounge & Bar
There is comfortable seating from socializing. Enjoy views of the Indian Ocean from the comfort of the Lounge. The bartenders are specialist in the art of cocktail making and sundowners.


  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Honeymoons
  • Weddings
  • Kipepeo  (Butterfly) Spa


  • Diving
  • Dhow Trip
  • Snorkeling
  • Lighthouse Walk
  • Ngezi Rainforest
  • Sandbank Trip
  • Ngalawa Sunset Cruise
  • Visit a local school
  • Game Fishing – Catch and Release

The Underwater Room
The Underwater Room at The Manta Resort is a private floating island in the Indian Ocean. Your bedroom is four meters below the surface. It is yours to enjoy while sunbathing and stargazing on the top deck, lounging and dining on the water deck and sleeping surrounded by a tropical marine environment.