Lupita Island, Tanzania

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Lupita, Tanzania

One of 10 Private Villas
or Entire Island

Entire island for 20 adults
plus up to 14 children

Minimum Stay:
4 nights


A Good Choice For:
Unique Vacations
Family Holidays

Destination Weddings
Couples Retreats
Spa Getaway
Something a little different

Wedding options available

Inquire for current rates

Namale Private Resort & Spa


Nestled in a cluster of small islands on Lake Tanganyika, Lupita Island is a remote, unspoiled private island occupying 110 acres of uninhabited space.

The resort offers luxurious, comfortable, private accommodation that allows guests to relax and enjoy breathtaking views of the lake and mountains. The resort offers top notch facilities like fine dining options, gymnasium, spa, swimming pool, games room, bar & lounge, boma and a beach shack.

There are many activities that cater to all interests and age groups including hiking, kayaking, swimming & snorkelling, watersports, fishing, etc. The nearby village and Kipili monastery allow guests to explore and experience the local culture.

We offer ten strategically placed villas are scattered around the hillside. All boasting complete privacy and overlooking the magnificent views of the lake. Private plunge pools on open verandas, with a small stream running through the rooms to the pool.

What’s Included

-Standard alcoholic drinks including house wines, beers and soft drinks.
-Collection from the Lupita’s mainland private airstrip in Kipili or facilities for Lupita parking area and transfer to Lupita by boat.
-A sunset cruise with cocktails and canapes, swim in a mile of water as the sun sets over the lake.
-A fully catered beach buffet lunch with drinks on a deserted beach, kayak, snorkel, fun of the beach.
-Lupita beach BBQ.
-A healthy walk on a neighboring island to visit a local fishing village (completely unspoiled as this part of Tanzania is still totally undiscovered by tourists, so the village only ever see guests from Lupita Island)
-Visit a deserted monastery on the mainland, built in the 1800 to hide the children from the slave traders.
-Your drinks, snacks, laundry, coffee/tea all non-motorized water sports.
-As we are owner-run we are not bound by the rules of a big chain, so we make every guests stay a completely personalized experience and always go that extra mile.


-Spa treatments.
-Fishing experiences.
-A 1 or 2 night trip to Katavi National park.
-Motorized water sports.
- Champagne and Boutique wines and spirits.
 -Ask about flights. Good deals for groups of 10 or more.
-Wedding packages

Getting There

We have our own private airstrip on the mainland making the short 20 minutes journey (10 minutes by vehicle and 10 minutes by boat) from the airstrip to Lupita a great start to your stay.


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