Medjumbe island aerial PFeel soft powdery sands sifting through your toes as you stroll along a pristine beach lapped by the turquoise Indian Ocean. Drift from a lazy morning by the pool to refresh in the waves, before retreating to Anantara Spa’s intimate beachfront villa to indulge in uniquely sensual therapies. Savour tastes of island life with tantalising local cuisine and seafood plucked fresh from the ocean, or succumb to the finest world flavours, served with extraordinary ocean views.

Beyond the dazzling view, the waters surrounding Medjumbe Island offer an oceanic playground for a wide range of water sports, whale watching boat trips, intimate cruises and remote island picnics.  While some of the world’s most undiscovered and impressive coral reefs create surreal underwater diving adventures.

Discover breathtaking serenity, far removed from worldly cares, where total tranquillity is assured at an adults-only hideaway that is perfect for romance, special celebrations, a dream honeymoon or unforgettable anniversary. 

Book a luxuriously rewarding Discovery Experience and enjoy the following benefits:

  • Accommodation with daily buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner for every night stayed
  • Beverages (select range of non-alcoholic drinks, house wines, local beers and house spirits)
  • A host of non-motorised water sport activities
  • In-room mini bar

Kindly note that the resort is not appropriate for children under the age of 16 years, unless guests pay for exclusive use of the entire resort. 

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa key features:
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Jahazi restaurant serving local and international cuisine with an ocean view 
  • Bahari lounge bar 
  • Loft Lounge with a library, games and magnificent views of the ocean bay
  • WiFi in reception, bar and lounge areas
  • Picnic at Quissanga Island
  • Tailored Dining by Design experiences 
  • Anantara Spa treatments
  • Water sports, including snorkelling, fishing, water skiing, hobie cat sailing, sea kayaking, wakeboarding, kneeboarding, tubing and stand up paddle boarding
  • Some of the world’s best dive sites
  • Sunset cruise aboard a traditional dhow
  • Whale watching trips from mid-July to mid-October
  • Bird watching


Experience rustic luxury in natural harmony with our tropical island and ocean surrounds. A boutique collection of 12 thatched Beach Pool Villas line a postcard perfect beach and reveal panoramic Indian Ocean views, enjoyed from your outdoor deck as you sunbathe, refresh in your plunge pool or doze off in a hammock. Beautifully furnished interiors blend comfortable luxury with Anantara’s signature modern amenities, to offer the ultimate island hideaway.


Beach Pool Villa

Wake up to a view of endless blue stretching as far as the eye can see, and perhaps a cool dip in your personal plunge pool.  Spend a lazy morning basking under the African sun or strolling along soft powdery sands and dipping your toes in the azure Indian Ocean.  Swing in your hammock, caressed by a tropical breeze and lulled into relaxation by gently breaking waves.  In the evenings, unwind with a cocktail in hand, until the stars beckon a sumptuous dinner.

Beach Pool Villas feature:

  • 12 villas with direct beach access, overlooking the Indian Ocean
  • 1 with twin beds, 3 with queen size beds and 8 with king size beds
  • Private outdoor deck with table and chairs, sun loungers, hammock and plunge pool
  • Private outdoor shower
  • Four poster bed with mosquito net drapes
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a separate bathtub and shower
  • Tea / coffee facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • International satellite television
  • Hair dryer
  • Personal electronic safe

Anantara Spa

Step into the luxurious world of Anantara Spa to put your beauty and wellness needs in the hands of a highly trained therapist. 

At Anantara Medjumbe, spa time is a highly exclusive experience.   Hideaway in our beachfront spa villa, which features a treatment suite and en-suite bathroom.   Let intuitive hands pamper you with an enticing spa menu of treatments, each carefully selected for their deeply relaxing and rejuvenating benefits.

Cleanse, detoxify, soothe and hydrate skin with body treatments that incorporate nourishing indigenous elixirs.  Wind back the years with a pampering facial to promote youthful radiance.  Melt into a heavenly massage, choosing between the most revered eastern and western techniques.  Discover a haven of luxurious discovery, thanks to unique therapies such as the Glacial Marble Massage which combines the wellness properties of cooling stones with the ancient healing powers of touch to release specific points of stress, and the Moya Crystal Experience comprising salt poultice exfoliation, a crystal gem massage, followed by hair and scalp therapy. 

Salon treatments offer a beautifying touch and indulging in the ultimate “Me Time” is a richly personalised journey, with bespoke treatment sequences tailored precisely to meet your goals and mood.


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