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About Da Loose Mongoose Beach Lodge

Da Loose Mongoose Beach Lodge is a relaxing lodge, where you can experience Zanzibar culture, food and lifestyle, while soaking up the sun. The lodge is located in the lovely little rural fishing village of Jambiani, on the south east cost of Zanzibar. Jambiani is just over an hour’s drive from Stone Town.

In Jambiani, bicycles are the main means of transport. For most of the men, old and young, fishing is their way of providing for their families and you will always see plenty of beautiful, mango tree hand-carved dhows, with cream-white sails, sailing to or from the reef. Some men will offer to take tourists out closer to the reef to snorkel in the sea of many blues. The ladies, covered in such bright dresses earn their part of living in the shallow waters of the big blue. It remains amazing to discover the seaweed farms on the floor of the ocean every day when the tide pulls back. The ladies move as the water starts disappearing and they either plant, plan or harvest the seaweed.

Da Loose Mongoose Beach Lodge offers accommodation in seven double rooms, and two triple rooms. Each room features an en-suite bathroom with hot water, a fan and a mosquito net.

Da Loose Mongoose Beach Lodge has an open-sided beach bar and restaurant where breakfast, lunch, snacks and supper can be enjoyed while enjoying the view of the sea. The lodge also offers an open lounge area with a selection of books, games and puzzles. Wi-Fi internet access is also available.

Along the beach you will also find a couple of bars and restaurants, most of them with a Rastafarian theme and background music. Da Loose Mongoose Beach Lodge is more than happy to advise on best places to visit. The local beach is good for swimming at high tide and excellent opportunity at low tide to walk far into the sea and explore the small marine life.

  • Enquiry Response Time: 72 hours
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM

Facilities

  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English

Important Information

Please note that a 100% deposit is required to secure and confirm any booking. The full balance for the stay is payable immediately on arrival or prior to check-in. Due to live booking connectivity, reservations are only secured on proof of payment of the required deposit on a "first come first served" basis. The Companycannot be held responsible... Please note that a 100% deposit is required to secure and confirm any booking. The full balance for the stay is payable immediately on arrival or prior to check-in. Due to live booking connectivity, reservations are only secured on proof of payment of the required deposit on a "first come first served" basis. The Companycannot be held responsible for loss of a booking due to delayed payment. No cheque payments will be accepted. Payments to be made by direct deposit or internet transfer. There are internet facilities on the premises from where guests may do a transfer. see more

Da Loose Mongoose Beach Lodge Rooms

Da Loose Mongoose Beach Lodge Map

Da Loose Mongoose Beach Lodge is 2km from the centre of Jambiani , the nearest airport 38.6km (Zanzibar International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Jambiani

Seaweed Centre

(5.6 km from Jambiani)

The Seaweed Centre offers tours of seaweed farms and the factory where soap and other cosmetics are produced. It is a great project that supports the local women, provides interesting information and sells special souvenirs.

Crazy Mzungos Beach Lounge

(8.6 km from Jambiani)

Stroll down the beach from Vanilla Arches to the world of Crazy Mzungos, Swahili for ‘crazy tourist’. This funky, fresh beach bar and lounge offers awesome cocktails and fresh organic food served right on the beach. The chef will impress you with...

Zanzibar Butterfly Centre

(15.6 km from Jambiani)

The Zanzibar Butterfly Centre is situated close to Jozani Chawka Bay National Park. The interactive butterfly exhibits are within a lush tropical garden. Hundreds of butterflies, all native species to Zanzibar, can be seen within the netted...

Uroa Beach

(28.7 km from Jambiani)

Uroa Beach is situated at Uroa, a quaint fishing village inhabited by friendly and hospitable people. Take long relaxing walks and check out the sandbanks during low tide. Energetic? Try kite surfing, beach volleyball, soccer, bowling, beach...