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The Manta Resort

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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“underwater room”(89 reviews)
“service fundi”(20 reviews)
“manta family”(20 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a week at Manta in June. Had rain every day which was disappointing but the weather is otherwise warm and you can swim in the sea in the rain (also a pool). We stayed in a large family interleading rooms close to the...More

Thank caro h
Reviewed 5 days ago

Located in a remote part of Pemba island and reached by a drive from the airport through small villages and the rain forest, we were greated on arrival, late in the afternoon, by members of staff including our 'Fundi', with a cold towel and welcoming...More

Thank Roly C
Reviewed 6 days ago

As many others have said the drive to Manta is long and bumpy and we were wondering where we would be ending up. We were not disappointed. This is not a luxury resort but it is very comfortable and offers great service. I highly recommend...More

Thank embensimon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four stayed at Manta last month. I'll start with the more obvious highlights and go from there... It takes extra time and effort to get to Pemba, but I'm so glad we went. We spent one night in Stonetown on the way...More

Thank BDettweiler
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just arrived home after spending 8 days at Manta resort, it is the first time at the end of a holiday we have not wanted to leave, everything was wonderful. The highlight of our trip was a visit to the local school, amazing,...More

Thank rowcat
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$205 - US$444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Ocean View Hotel in Pemba Island
#2 Great View Hotel in Pemba Island
#2 Romantic Hotel in Pemba Island
#2 Charming Hotel in Pemba Island
#2 Bay View Hotel in Pemba Island
#2 Lagoon View Hotel in Pemba Island
Room types
Family Rooms
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Price range
US$205 - US$444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Ocean View Hotel in Pemba Island
#2 Great View Hotel in Pemba Island
#2 Romantic Hotel in Pemba Island
#2 Charming Hotel in Pemba Island
#2 Bay View Hotel in Pemba Island
#2 Lagoon View Hotel in Pemba Island
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Traveller (804)
Pool & Beach (135)
Room & Suite (114)
Dining (58)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Rtownoflondon
26 July 2018|
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Response from Mark T | Reviewed this property |
I don’t honestly know the answer. I would guess, however, it is a “yes.” I know a bit about food and most of the starches they served were non-gluten (sweet potatoes, cassava, rice). I also know the owner’s daughter (who... More
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Britt25
10 October 2017|
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Response from zenjx5 | Reviewed this property |
December usually dry and very hot this is tropical island it can rain any time and weather can change very quickly. It rain and storming on August too when I was there. I have been in this Island on Dec for 3 weeks not a... More
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stushy2016
26 July 2017|
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Response from Lorenz B | Reviewed this property |
Good snorkeling from the beach or from the underwater room, but there is also a super good diving center in the resort and little boats which can bring you anywhere you want. Also important to know there is a huge tide... More
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"We had a garden room which was perfect but there are sea facing rooms too."
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"Underwater Room! Sea Villa!"
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"Best views are the Sea facing villas"
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"Amazing views. Great beach. Wonderful scuba or snorkeling!"
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