Away from the crowds.
Closer to nature.

Island life, local flavour, an abundance of wildlife.

Sunshine Marine Lodge has been designed to create a symbiosis between nature and the guests.


Excellent holiday destination for those looking for a combination of stylish and cozy accommodation, unspoiled relaxing nature, and diving or snorkelling with the in-house diving centre, Dive Point Zanzibar.
Perfect retreat for relaxing but active holidays for: Divers and those willing to learn how to dive; Yoga retreats; Couples & Honeymooners.

Enter Into A World Of Tranquility!

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An Abundance of Nature

Sunshine Marine Lodge has been designed to create a symbiosis between nature and the guests. Our unique localization, a gorgeous, away-from-it-all Lodge, offers a charming blend of ocean, cliff, exotic garden, beach, bush – all in one place.

Island Life

Zanzibar is an incredible place full of unforgettable natural, historical and cultural treasures. You’re guaranteed to find something that’s just right for you, whether you’re a nature lover, a history or country life enthusiast or traveler searching for a beautiful place to relax.

Local Flavour

Learn the true meaning behind “Spice Island” through locally grown spices, exotic fruits in season and freshly caught seafood. We offer a fusion cuisine with a Swahili twist which brings a flavoursome experience of local food.

  •   This has to be on everybody's bucket list. Top location. Very, very nice people. Very friendly and helpfull!! And what a view!! Also a top reef in... read more


      Wow, this hotel is beautiful! I visited in July and I had an amazing time. I was greeted by the lovely receptionist with a tasty fruity drink. I was actually... read more


      Everything was great, 2 days was not enough! Room was private, comfortable and clean. View, unreal. Snorkeling was top notch. We had such a wonderful time.... read more

  •   I don't write many reviews and also have extensive travel experience (digital nomad). My 8 day stay at Sunshine Marine Lodge in Matemwe, Zanzibar in March was absolutely amazing.... read more


      The location and ambience of this lodge is amazing. We do not know why anyone would complain about the quality of the food, which is also excellent (we were on... read more


      We stayed here on a scuba diving trip and chose this lodge because of Dive Point dive centre located at the lodge (see separate review). After a false start, with... read more

  •   We went to Sunshine to get over our jet lag before we started our safari. We stayed for three nights, and they were three of the most peaceful days and... read more


      We were booked at Sunshine Marine Lodge for 5 nights but we checked out after 4 nights. This is the first time in our lives that we were so unhappy... read more


      We stayed here for 2 nights and loved it. Its’s set aside from anywhere so be prepared to stay in one place! But for a few days its perfect. A... read more