Thanda Island provides the opportunity for guests to enjoy the utmost privacy and exclusivity by reserving the entire island and its marine reserve for a minimum of 5 nights. The luxurious Villa comprises five suites, accommodating a total of 10 adults with utmost comfort. See below Thanda Island Rates 2024 / 2025
|Cost for 5 Nights
|Basic accommodation without any additional services
|Accommodation with a helicopter service for a group of 6 people
|Accommodation with a helicopter service for a group of 12 people
|Accommodation with a catamaran service
|An all-inclusive package that includes accommodation, catamaran service, and helicopter service for a group of 6 people
|An all-inclusive package that includes accommodation, catamaran service, and helicopter service for a group of 12 people
What is included in the rates for staying at Thanda Private Island?
- Transfer to the island can be made either by helicopter (included in the package) or by fixed-wing flight from Dar es Salaam or Serengeti National Park to Mafia Island. From there, a short boat or helicopter transfer will take you to the island.
- The entire property, along with all amenities and facilities, will be exclusively available for your use.
- All meals and drinks, including a wide selection of wines, spirits, champagnes, and cocktails from Thanda, are included.
- You will have the option to use the catamaran Umoja according to your desire, provided it is included in your package.
- Accommodation will be provided in the private Villa and Bandas, as well as on the catamaran if it is part of your package.
- A dedicated and skilled team of staff members will be at your service.
- All activities and facilities will be accessible to you during your stay like Spa treatment.
- Private dive charters (outsourced)
- Participate in an unforgettable experience of swimming with majestic whale sharks from October to March.
- Engage in exciting snorkeling and sailing adventures.
- Enjoy thrilling activities like jet skiing, kayaking, stand-up paddling, and utilizing various boat house equipment.
- Engage in beach volleyball, wakeboarding, tubing, and water skiing for a fun-filled time.
- Take advantage of our floodlit tennis court for a thrilling game.
- Maintain your fitness routine at our fully equipped and air-conditioned gym.
- Stay connected with high-speed Wi-Fi throughout your stay.
- Convenient laundry services are available, although dry cleaning is not provided.
- VAT at 18%.
Kindly be aware that the Thanda Island Rates 2024 / 2025 mentioned above do not encompass the Conservation Levy, which amounts to USD 120 per individual for the duration of the stay. Additionally, the Marine Park Levy of USD 23.60 per person per day is also not included in the above-mentioned rate, along with any expenses related to curios or gratuities.
How to get to Thanda Private Island?
Guests usually arrive at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam. Once you land, whether you are flying privately or commercially, the Thanda Island team will greet you either on the tarmac or at international arrivals. They will then escort you to an SUV, which will transport you to the helicopter for a 35-minute flight to the island.
Alternatively, guests have the option to fly from Dar es Salaam or any Safari destination in Tanzania mainland either Serengeti or Ruaha National Park to Mafia Island in a fixed-wing plane. From there, they can transfer to Thanda Island either by boat, which takes approximately 30 minutes, or by helicopter, which takes around 10 minutes.
Unforgettable Catamaran Experience at Thanda Private Island
Come aboard the superb Umoja, a stunning 45-foot catamaran, accompanied by a professional captain and crew, eager to fulfill your every desire. Embark on unforgettable island-hopping adventures, indulge in restful sundowner drink cruises, dive into the mesmerizing world of whale shark swimming, or simply indulge in the invigorating experience of cruising around the island.
To offer a delightful overnight stay, Umoja boasts three spacious suites, ensuring ultimate comfort and relaxation. Should you wish to explore the breathtaking islands for an extended period or enjoy an overnight escapade, the Advance Provisioning Allowance is available for your convenience. Rest assured, every minute detail has been considered to enhance your pleasure.
With a maximum cruising speed of 7 knots, Umoja promises a serene and smooth sailing experience. Whether you seek tranquil serenity or thrilling adventures, Umoja is your perfect companion on the tranquil waters.
Don’t miss the opportunity to create unforgettable memories aboard Umoja.
Reserve your spot today and let the enchanting journey begin or check our 6-day Thanda Itinerary here.
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