Mnarani is based on the northern tip of Zanzibar Island right in the heart of the village of Nungwi. “Mnarani” means lighthouse in Swahili and here on the eastern ridge of the village you will find the oldest lighthouse in Zanzibar, built in 1886 and still in operation today.Mnarani Beach Cottages offer a coral lagoon changing with the tides as well as the seasons, Mnarani has one of the finest beaches in the Indian Ocean. When the tide is out, take a long walk on the golden sands and see what Nungwi really has to offer.