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Thanda Island: gallery


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Thanda Island: picture gallery


Thanda Island from the air!
Depart from Mafia Island's busy little shoreline...
...and arrive by private boat...
...at the stunning Thanda Private Island.
Or alternatively, land the helicopter on the beach! The island is completely solar powered.
Wandering through the trees...
...arriving at the main villa with a very striking and unique pool.
The main living space is airy and beautifully decorated...
...with style and comfort in mind...
...lots of quirky and individual pieces...
...whilst still maintaining a homely feel.
The living area has a particularly impressive fish tank!
All of the bedrooms are luxuriously furnished...
...with individual decoration in each...
...and space to keep an eye on the little ones.
Thanda is certainly not short on wardrobe space!
The bathrooms are modern and sleek...
...with a clean, muted elegance.
An outside bath ramps up the indulgent nature of the accommodation.
The food is first rate, and prepared by chefs who are happy to tailor the menu to guests' tastes...
One of our delicious lunch courses...
...and beautifully-presented dessert!
Meals can be taken in a variety of locations: outside...
...inside...
... and halfway in between!
Or even out by the pizza oven.
The pool area is so striking and with extensive places to relax...
...soak up the sun...
...and enjoy the stunning infinity pool.
The touches of comfort and style also reach the beach.
There is an abundance of snorkelling equipment, and various other activities are supplied...
...including enough instruments to form a small band!
The villa has its own resident bird life, to enjoy in addition to the wild fauna on the island.
There is space for enough wine to last the duration of the stay.
There are 2 additional bandas with extra rustic accommodation on the island, as well as yoga areas.
Thanda is a simply stunning private island, at the height of luxury island living.
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Thanda Island from the air!
Thanda Island from the air!
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Depart from Mafia Island's busy little shoreline...
Depart from Mafia Island's busy little shoreline...
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...and arrive by private boat...
...and arrive by private boat...
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...at the stunning Thanda Private Island.
...at the stunning Thanda Private Island.
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Or alternatively, land the helicopter on the beach! The island is completely solar powered.
Or alternatively, land the helicopter on the beach! The island is completely solar powered.
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Wandering through the trees...
Wandering through the trees...
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...arriving at the main villa with a very striking and unique pool.
...arriving at the main villa with a very striking and unique pool.
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The main living space is airy and beautifully decorated...
The main living space is airy and beautifully decorated...
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...with style and comfort in mind...
...with style and comfort in mind...
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...lots of quirky and individual pieces...
...lots of quirky and individual pieces...
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...whilst still maintaining a homely feel.
...whilst still maintaining a homely feel.
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The living area has a particularly impressive fish tank!
The living area has a particularly impressive fish tank!
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All of the bedrooms are luxuriously furnished...
All of the bedrooms are luxuriously furnished...
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...with individual decoration in each...
...with individual decoration in each...
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...and space to keep an eye on the little ones.
...and space to keep an eye on the little ones.
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Thanda is certainly not short on wardrobe space!
Thanda is certainly not short on wardrobe space!
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The bathrooms are modern and sleek...
The bathrooms are modern and sleek...
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...with a clean, muted elegance.
...with a clean, muted elegance.
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An outside bath ramps up the indulgent nature of the accommodation.
An outside bath ramps up the indulgent nature of the accommodation.
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The food is first rate, and prepared by chefs who are happy to tailor the menu to guests' tastes...
The food is first rate, and prepared by chefs who are happy to tailor the menu to guests' tastes...
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One of our delicious lunch courses...
One of our delicious lunch courses...
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...and beautifully-presented dessert!
...and beautifully-presented dessert!
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Meals can be taken in a variety of locations: outside...
Meals can be taken in a variety of locations: outside...
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...inside...
...inside...
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... and halfway in between!
... and halfway in between!
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Or even out by the pizza oven.
Or even out by the pizza oven.
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The pool area is so striking and with extensive places to relax...
The pool area is so striking and with extensive places to relax...
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...soak up the sun...
...soak up the sun...
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...and enjoy the stunning infinity pool.
...and enjoy the stunning infinity pool.
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The touches of comfort and style also reach the beach.
The touches of comfort and style also reach the beach.
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There is an abundance of snorkelling equipment, and various other activities are supplied...
There is an abundance of snorkelling equipment, and various other activities are supplied...
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...including enough instruments to form a small band!
...including enough instruments to form a small band!
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The villa has its own resident bird life, to enjoy in addition to the wild fauna on the island.
The villa has its own resident bird life, to enjoy in addition to the wild fauna on the island.
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There is space for enough wine to last the duration of the stay.
There is space for enough wine to last the duration of the stay.
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There are 2 additional bandas with extra rustic accommodation on the island, as well as yoga areas.
There are 2 additional bandas with extra rustic accommodation on the island, as well as yoga areas.
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Thanda is a simply stunning private island, at the height of luxury island living.
Thanda is a simply stunning private island, at the height of luxury island living.

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