Vamizi Island Lodge

Crusoe invented castaway chic, but Vamizi Island Lodge defines it, with thirteen impossibly romantic timber villas strung loosely along one of the world’s most beautiful beaches.

Simply grand or grandly simple – this lodge isn’t about the usual five star luxury and all mod cons, it’s about the more rarified pleasures of exclusive island life.

Imagine wafting through muslin and filtered sunlight, flopping straight from your room into a private ocean and enjoying elegant lunches with your toes in the sand…

It’s hard to compete with the perfect desert island, so we don’t. We just take what comes on the breeze, and mould it into a more civilized form.

vamizi Accommodation

Exclusivity is one of Vamizi Island’s greatest assets and, as the only lodge on the island, it has the space to spread wide, so each villa amply commands its own part of the beach.Thirteen villas – one or two bedroomed – are right on the shoreline, all with to-die-for views of the ocean.
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vamizi Spa

You couldn’t want for a better place for healing: Vamizi Island is basically one big spa – with nurture for the entire self, both above and below the water. We’ve also added the luxuries of some of the best energy and body treatments available –such as shiatsu, reiki and cranio-sacral therapy…. read more

vamizi Activities

For all those who love to flop, there’s another bunch who need to flip. On the surface, Vamizi Island is utterly mellow. Go a few feet below and everything changes, as the Vamizi seas – which lodge residents share with no other tourists at all – are bristling with big ocean action.
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vamizi dining

During the day, there’s the relative formality of our thatched open dining room in the main lodge, or choose to retreat to Muntu Nkulu, our new castaway restaurant open during the winter season on the south side of the island, for a buffet and total relaxation.
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vamizi location

Thick forests of Acacia, Hibiscus and Casuarina trees cover Vamizi Island. Vamizi Lodge is located on the northern side of the island on the edge of an indigenous tropical forest and looking over a white beach onto the Indian Ocean.
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vamizi gallery

A collection of Vamizi Water Lodge images
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