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“Wild, amazing island”
Review of Pemba Island

Pemba Island
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Reviewed 8 February 2013

Full of friendly children, full of working people, away from the hustle and bustle, close to nature. Loving, charming atmosphere...Go for it!

3  Thank VictoriaF194
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Reviewed 21 January 2013

liked the solitary, didn't like the lack of preservation by the locals and authorities, could be better.

2  Thank Shay M
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Reviewed 20 January 2013

it is simply paradise and a home away from home - lush biodiversity, diverse marine life, friendly people and rustic environment makes Pemba Island a stand out from its own league!

2  Thank jfae30
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Reviewed 21 December 2012

If you would like to go off the beaten track Pemba is the place to go. It is very authentic and simply stunning. Make sure you cover arms and legs when you get there, because Pemba is a conservative Islamic island.

2  Thank F K
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Reviewed 23 November 2012

What makes Pemba such a great destination is the friendliness of locals. Very traditionoal, 100 % religious so proper clothing for ladies required. Not to many tourists make the effort to come up from Unguja, but the ones that do will get rewarded by many friendly smiles. Diving is overpriced and overrated and we even heard at least 4 distant dynamite explosions while diving in a protected area!

8  Thank Katarina S
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