by Lisa Grimaldi | February 01, 2007

A dhow, or traditional Arab sailboatMnemba, one of Tanzania’s Spice Islands, is the setting of this airy resort. Guests relax in any of 10 private villas of the Mnemba Lodge, explore the coral reef or take in idyllic Indian Ocean views, colored by passing dhows -- traditional Arab sailboats. (866) 356-4691;