Overview of Lupita Island Lodge

Situated on a private island, on the incredible Lake Tanganyika, Lupita Island Lodge offers the ultimate in peaceful, shore-side relaxation. Ideal for romantics, the island accommodates a maximum of 28 guests to ensure an intimate and private stay. This 130-acre island is situated on Africa’s second largest lake and is an intimate and luxurious haven for those looking to relax and soak up the pristine Tanzanian environment.

Lupita Island Lodge is home to the rejuvenating Lupita Spa, where you can indulge in massages, steam treatments, and herbal body wraps. Go water skiing, and wind surfing, or on self-guided kayak or canoe trips to find some of the hidden beaches along the shores. Snorkelling and scuba diving will give you the opportunity to explore beneath this crystal clear surface to admire the thriving marine life.

Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • On a secluded island in the middle of a lake
  • Perfect for romantic holidays
  • Private decks overlooking the lake
  • Indulgent spa treatments
  • Wide range of water sports available


Bird watching

Boat excursions


Day tours




Local village visits




Rooms at Lupita Island Lodge

Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
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    All the rooms at Lupita Island Lodge are exquisitely appointed, spacious and feature one side that is completely open for you to enjoy the view.

    Each room has a private deck and terrace with a plunge pool on the one side and an outside bathtub on the other. The en suite bathroom also boasts an incredible waterfall shower.

    Other room types:

    The suites at Lupita Island offer additional space and are ideal for families or two couples travelling together. The suites feature two bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as all the amenities of the double rooms.

    General Facilities

    The spa area is perfect for relaxing after a day out in the sun. Here you can enjoy a range of treatments to rejuvenate your senses.





    Swimming pool


    The dining area at Lupita Island is situated at the highest point of the island, offering beautiful views and scenery while you sit down to a delicious meal. Tuck into fresh fish and a variety of contemporary African delicacies that are prepared by the talented kitchen team. Owing to the small size of the lodge, you’ll enjoy food made to your taste and personal preferences.

    Expert Opinion

    We know because we go
    Liesel van Zyl

    Liesel van Zyl

    Product Manager

    Lupita is ideal for active, adventurous travellers! The views over the lake which will become your playground, are just amazing.

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