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    Fanjove Private Island

    Fanjove Island, Songosongo Arcipelago | 25 miles off Kilwa, in the Arcipelago of Songosongo, Kilwa Masoko, Tanzania
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    1 - 5 of 71 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    absolute gem of an island in the indian ocean! the snorkeling off the coast is only in an small area BUT probably some of the best snorkeling i've done in years!!!! amazing array of fish n soft coral. the staff is attentive, the food is...More

    Thank Mirwan B
    Reviewed 11 March 2017

    Well looking for Peace tranquility, stunning views clear seas, Coral as god as any where, Swimming with the Dolphins, Sun rises and sets to Envy National Geographic you have it all in Fanjove Island Very well run Whole team organized from Reception at sea to...More

    Thank ktr75bar
    Response from Essential Desti... T, Manager at Fanjove Private IslandResponded 17 March 2017

    Dear guests, thank you so much for such a beautiful review on Fanjove. We have been pleased to host you and glad that you enjoyed your time with us. Fanjove with its wonderful and untouched nature will look forward to hosting you again soon! Best...More

    Reviewed 18 February 2017

    We fell in love with Fanjove as soon as we saw it from our Dhow after a 17 minute flight from Mafia airport to Songa Songa then in a tuk tuk across to the harbour to the Dhow. If little wind you go by speedboat....More

    3  Thank luka99
    Response from Essential Desti... T, Manager at Fanjove Private IslandResponded 17 March 2017

    Dear guest, thanks for writing such a beautiful review on Fanjove. We are happy that you loved your time with us on Fanjove and we are looking forward to hosting you again nest September! Best wishes, Hakim

    Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

    The turquoise blue green sea is better than on any postcard... The sand, fine and smooth like flour, is whiter than on the website... The "bandas" (stylish wooden houses with palmtree leaves cover) are well equiped, gently ventilated and comfortable. The view from the bed...More

    3  Thank Bernard D
    Response from Essential Desti... T, Manager at Fanjove Private IslandResponded 22 February 2017

    Dear Bernard, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your feedback following your most recent experience with us here at Fanjove Private Island. I was delighted to read your comments and that you thoroughly enjoyed your time among us. I would personally...More

    Reviewed 24 January 2017

    I spent two nights at Fanjove. The trip was organized through Coastal Aviation, and all the logistics worked perfectly. The island itself is really beautiful, very quiet and peaceful; the food and service were excellent; and I really enjoyed my excursion to watch the dolphins....More

    2  Thank Syd88_12
    Response from Essential Desti... T, Manager at Fanjove Private IslandResponded 22 February 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your feedback following your most recent experience with us here at Fanjove Private Island. I was delighted to read your comments and that you thoroughly enjoyed your time among us. I understand your...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 777 - US$ 784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Lindi Region >
    • Kilwa Masoko
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    Room & Suite (44)
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    Dining (10)
    Hotel & Grounds (160)
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    Nearby
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    39.38 km away
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    Val_and_David
    6 May 2016|
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    Response from Annie B | Reviewed this property |
    We were there at the end of October and the weather was fabulous and people had successful dives every day. It's true the winds change at that time of year when the sun crosses the equator on the equinox but I've not heard... More
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    schliek
    4 August 2015|
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    Response from Essential Desti... T | Property representative |
    Hi Schliek, yes every banda in Fanjove has a chest with a lock and keys, don't hesitate if you have more questions, Best Micol
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    "Banda well designed, Spacious well run clean Bathroom's 7 stars everything is there 5 and 6 are the best"
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    "We liked Banda 3. Banda 6 can get a bit windy in October. Bandas 1 and 2 nearest the restaurant area."
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    "Banda number 1 was pretty far back from the ocean and did not benefit from the ocean breeze. Bandas 4, 5..."
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    "we loved number 1, just in front the natural pool and with a beautiful sunset"
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