Beach is a small guesthouse which is located out on
its own on a long stretch of classic palm-lined, white
sand beach on the the North East coast of Zanzibar Island.
Just off-shore from the guesthouse is the world-famous
Mnemba Atoll, whose circling reef has some of the best
diving in East Africa. Along the beach from us are palm-thatched
villages, where friendly local people live a traditional
life dominated by fishing.
There are seven rooms on the front row, which are set
back a little from the beach for privacy. Next there
are three rooms in a second group a little further back.
Finally there are another seven rooms which are built
100 metres back from the beach and which offer a glimpse
of the sea and a cool breeze though the night.
All rooms have fans and an ensuite bathroom. There
are also two rooms which are fitted with air-conditioning,
but again this is not usually necessary as there is
almost always a sea breeze. Electricity is 230Vac, powered
by generator, which usually runs most of the day and
through the night.
The hotel runs its own diving school, managed by an