Thanda Island


Thanda Island is one of the world’s most exclusive island getaways, a paradise for you to enjoy in complete privacy with family and friends.

Situated off the coast of East Africa, Thanda consists of a five bedroom villa featuring everything you would want from an extravagant beach house, including an indoor aquarium, Steinway grand piano, wine collection, cigar humidor, glass rim-flow swimming pool and wrap-around dining area with its 180-degree view of the ocean. In addition to all these incredible amenities, looking after your every need on Thanda Island is a select team dedicated entirely to you, including your own Executive Chef, Hostess, Housekeeper and Boatman.

This is the perfect retreat for family celebrations or a group of friends wishing to travel together, accommodating up to 26 adults and 9 children.


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One of the world’s most exclusive island getaways, a paradise for you to enjoy in complete privacy with family and friends.

  • Al Fresco/Outdoor BBQ & Cocktail Bar
  • Pizza Oven
  • Cigar Humidor
  • Glass Rim-Flow Pool
  • Outdoor Baths & Showers
  • Treatment Spa Beds
  • Bose Music Amplifier (wireless to your phone)
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air-conditioned Gym including Table Tennis
  • Tennis Court (also for evening play)
  • Snorkelling Equipment (scuba diving on request)
  • Sailing Boats
  • Deep Sea Fishing Boat
  • Fishing Equipment
  • Reef/Snorkelling Boat
  • Jet Skis
  • Kayaks / Stand-up Pedal Boards
  • Wakeboards / Tubes / Water Skis
  • Beach Volleyball Equipment
  • Outdoor and Indoor Games for Children
  • Helicopter Pad

Thanda Island’s cuisine is fresh, delicious and customised to your likes and dislikes. Their chef will contact you ahead of your visit to discuss what you would like to eat while you are there. It can include ocean-fresh fish and seafood, vegetarian dishes, beef, game and poultry; crisp seasonal vegetables and tropical fruits, and a choice of divine desserts. An offering of delicious local dishes is also available if you would like to experience Tanzanian cuisine. 

Five air-conditioned bedroom suites with comfortable king-sized beds lead directly onto the beach. If required, further beds for additional children can be set up in the bedroom suites.

In addition to the suites, there are two charming 'Bandas', small chalets built in traditional Tanzanian style. Each of them has a master king-sized bedroom on the first floor and a king-sized bedroom on the ground floor with the possibility of adding two extra single beds. 

  • Big game fishing
  • Scuba diving and snorkelling
  • Sailing 
  • Kayaking 
  • Paddle boarding 
  • Spa treatments
  • Excursions to the Selous Game Reserve and Zanzibar

Children of all ages are welcome. 

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