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Blue Bay Beach Resort & Spa

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BLUE BAY BEACH RESORT & SPA
North East Coast Zanzibar
OVERVIEW
Bluebay Beach Resort is situated on the finest wide, white, sandy beach on the island of Zanzibar.

The Resort is on the most beautiful 30-acre site with its bedroom cottages located on rising ground overlooking verdant gardens, the public areas, the pool, the more than 1,000 beautiful palm trees, the sparkling white beach and the azure seas beyond.

ACCOMMODATION
Garden rooms
Located behind the Junior Suites in beautiful landscaped gardens. They are in 03 bungalows each with 02 ensuite bedrooms. Each Room is at least 45 Sq. Metres.

These being the most competitively priced rooms at the Resort means they are also near-impossible to procure for most of the year. But for location, they are as comfortable and bear the hallmarks of the luxury inclusions found in all the other room categories.....

Superior rooms
Bedroom cottages located on rising ground overlooking verdant gardens, the public areas, the pool, the sparkling white beach and the azure seas beyond. All the rooms in this category are SEA VIEW. Each room is approximately 50 Sq Metres.

This category of accommodation forms the core of the Resort and hence the most popular with guests

Junior Suites
Made up of three bungalows each with two suites in a private area, closer to the Ocean (hardly 30metres from the beach). All sea view, Large rooms (at least 90 Sq Metres) with a lounge area incorporated in the room, an extensive external Verandah and a very unique, external garden shower (in back of room and enclosed in private compound).

They are an island of peace and tranquility!! So very private and exclusive. The are located in a private wing of the Resort - extensive grounds, only accessed by occupants of the 8 Suites of the Resort.

Sultan Suites
Situated on the very edge of the Indian Ocean only a few metres from the brilliant, white sandy beach of Kiwengwa, these two Sultan Rooms are attended by Butlers, dressed in flowing traditional Swahili robes, whose sole aim is to ensure that your every need is met and surpassed.

Spacious verandahs, furnished in true Zanzibar style, provide the ideal location for washing away your worries and your cares while the ample rooms with their 8 feet 'Sultan size' beds enable you to experience first hand what it must have been like to be a real Sultan.

Summary of the in-room facilities:

  • 1 or 2 large four poster beds with billowing mosquito nets
  • Separate dressing room
  • En suite bathrooms
  • External Veranda /Balcony
  • Split level air conditioners
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Mini-bar
  • Hair dryers
  • Smoke detectors
  • Telephones
  • Satellite TV
  • Electronic Safes
  • Tea/Coffee making Facilities.

FACILITIES & SERVICES

  • Banqueting
  • Big Game Fishing
  • Boutique
  • Business Centre / Guest Services
  • Children's Club
  • Conferences
  • Excursions
  • Groups & Incentives
  • Honeymoons
  • Medical Attention
  • Spa (Oasis)
  • Recreational & Water Sports Centre
  • Scuba Diving
  • Sports Facilities
  • Weddings

Diamonds Dream of Zanzibar

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DIAMONDS DREAM OF ZANZIBAR
North East Coast Zanzibar
OVERVIEW
Located on the north eastern coast of Zanzibar, this exclusive and luxurious 5 star all inclusive resort is set directly on the beach of Kiwengwa about 45 km from Stone Town International Airport. The resort is without a doubt the most attractive and modern structure in East Africa with a beautiful blend of contemporary and local Afro-Arabic design of solid woods and luxury materials with an architectural style that recalls the African-Arab Palaces.

THE ALL INCLUSIVE CONCEPT
Diamonds Dream of Zanzibar offers the following all inclusive services:

    • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    • Soft drinks, wine, beer, cocktails, local spirits, coffee and tea
    • Snacks throughout the day
    • Afternoon tea, coffee and pastries
    • Sun loungers and sun umbrellas

ACCOMMODATION
The resort provides top modern comforts with accommodation of the highest standards fitted with furniture made by Italian specialists in elm wood. The 157 rooms have king size or European twin bed with mosquito net, en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and double basin. All room have spacious private terrace with table and chairs. Room categories include 104 deluxe garden rooms with communal swimming pool, children area and bar, 40 junior suites ocean view, 10 junior suites ocean view with Jacuzzi and 3 beach villas with Jacuzzi and private pool.

ROOM FACILITIES

    • Individual climate control and ceiling fan
    • IDD telephone
    • Internet access (with cable)
    • TV with satellite channels, DVD and CD player
    • Stocked Mini bar
    • Coffee and tea making facilities
    • Digital in room personal safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Shaver plug point
    • Electricity 220V 50 Hz

LEISURE & SPORT FACILITIES

  • Water sports centre with catamaran, windsurfing and canoe
  • Bicycles
  • Multi-sports court and tennis court
  • Beach volley and beach soccer
  • Daily recreation activities
  • Darts and billiards

Melia Zanzibar

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MELIA ZANZIBAR
North East Coast Zanzibar
OVERVIEW
Situated on the exotic spice island of Zanzibar, Meliá Zanzibar is contained within a beautiful 40 hectare
estate providing spectacular, uninterrupted views of the magnificent Indian Ocean. The resort offers a private beach of pearlescent white sand lapped by warm ocean waters. The island is ringed by a natural coral reef, making bathing and snorkeling a relaxing and safe experience.

ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation at Meliá Zanzibar has been designed to offer the highest standards of luxury ensuring that
your stay is both personalized and memorable. All rooms offer the guest the choice of either a queen bed or two singles, draped for your comfort with mosquito nets, and all rooms are equipped with a multi functional seating area. International direct dial telephone with multi-language voice mail, alarm clock, bathroom telephone, cable TV, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, large in room safe and high speed internet access are just some of the features of the Meliá Zanzibar experience. To add to this, rooms come standard with spacious en suite tropical bathrooms which feature separate glass enclosed rainforest showers.

SERVICES & FACILITIES
The Meliá Zanzibar offers an exclusive and private beach club for the enjoyment of their customers. It has lovely, comfortable, comfortable chairs covered with soft towels under the palm trees to enjoy "their own space of Paradise." The white sandy beach has a length of 300 meters and is located within the property, across the lush gardens (900 meters from the reception). The hotel offers complimentary golf carts to get to the beach in a comfortable and fast. Children are VIP customers at the Kids Club at Melia Zanzibar. Children's activities are designed to stimulate, inspire and amaze the minds of children. Program activities as school holidays, from 5 to 11 years. Their mothers and parents can relax knowing that the little ones are well cared for by staff at the Kids Club. Free activities: tennis, table tennis, gymnasium with sauna, daily activities program, kayaks, beach volleyball, hammocks on the beach and pool. Activities by: kit surfing, diving and snorkeling (in external dive center). Spa, Balinese beds Gabi Beach.

The Residence

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THE RESIDENCE
South Coast Zanzibar
OVERVIEW
Set in 32 hectares of palm tree forest on the southwest coast of Zanzibar, in the fishing village
of Kizimkazi, The Residence Zanzibar takes the luxury travel experience to new heights. Its 66
elegant, contemporary villas pay stylish tribute to the island’s African and Omani cultures, and
boast private pools and spacious decks. Personal butlers – available on request – ensure that guests
are looked after in every way.

ACCOMMODATION
All 66 villas are luxuriously appointed with contemporary, stylish furniture reminding guests of the island’s African and Omani heritage.

Every one features satellite TV, CD/DVD player in the living room, mini bar, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, mosquito nets, personal safe, tea and coffee making facilities, broadband internet access, air-conditioning and overhead fans in the living room and bedrooms.

On the deck outside, overlooking a private swimming pool (30 – 35 m2 and 1.2m deep), wicker chairs and day beds await the guests to relax in and enjoy the views. Bicycles are provided with each villa to explore the gardens and local area.

Luxury Garden Pool Villas (One Bedroom) – 34 villas
Set in the lush gardens surrounded by tall coconut palms, these beautifully appointed villas feature a large living room leading onto a private deck with table and chairs, one day-bed, a couple of sun loungers with parasol and a private pool. The bedroom has a central, canopied king-size bed, with French doors leading onto the deck and pool, with views over the gardens.

The spacious bathroom features WC, double basins, stand-alone bath and separate shower cabin. The bathroom leads onto a secluded and private small garden area with an outdoor shower.

They can accommodate up to 3 adults and a child, or 2 adults and 2 children.

Luxury Ocean Front Pool Villas (One Bedroom) – 13 villas
These villas have the same lay out as the Luxury Garden pool villas, and give directly onto the beach and the Indian Ocean beyond.

They can accommodate up to 3 adults and a child, or 2 adults and 2 children.

Prestige Ocean Front Pool Villas (One Bedroom) – 11 villas
Set directly on the ocean’s edge, these wonderful one-bedroom villas offer breathtaking views of the ocean from every room. The living room and bedroom both have French doors leading to the deck and pool area, but perhaps some of the best views are appreciated from the freestanding bath, which offers an uninterrupted seascape panorama. A separate WC and shower lead through to the seclusion of a private outdoor shower garden.

They can accommodate up to 3 adults and a child, or 2 adults and 2 children.

Presidential Pool Villa (Two Bedrooms) – 1 villa
For the ultimate villa experience, the Presidential Villa offers magnificent accommodation, overlooking the beach and ocean, while enjoying wonderful views of the magical Zanzibari sunset.

The oversized living space features a spacious dining room in addition to the lounge area, and leads onto a vast deck, complete with day-beds, parasols and the focal point, a 35m2 swimming pool.

Both the large master suite and smaller junior suite feature en-suite bathrooms, each with an additional outdoor shower and stunning views of the azure waters of Zanzibar.

The villa can accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 children.

ACTIVITIES
Guests have a host of activities to choose from.  The Boat House or the picturesque Jetty are launch points for sailing on hobie cats, pedal boating, kayaking, snorkelling trips, sunset dhow cruises and dolphin safaris that are only 20 minutes away; activities further afield include kite surfing, deep-sea fishing and scuba diving. For the little ones, fun begins at the Kids Club and continues with animal discoveries at the resort’s petting farm and bird sanctuary.

Mashariki Palace Hotel

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MASHARIKI PALACE HOTEL
Stone town Zanzibar
OVERVIEW
Stone Town is now home to the new MASHARIKI PALACE Hotel. This is the Eastern Palace on the islands, once the seat of the Omani empire spanning a thousand miles, created by the first sultan of Zanzibar almost 200 years ago. The domicile of the Sultan's religious councillor is now restored beyond its former magnificence.

ACCOMMODATION
The 18 non - smoking rooms are all unique; the ground floor looks into the courtyard and has high ceilings, several have balconies, some have sea views, some have a living area or mezzanine floor, but all are enclosed in this original ancient palace with cool, thick walls, Arabian beds, stucco decoration and carved doors, bringing you the essence of old Zanzibar with a twist of modern chic.

Wandering through the ancient corridors, your thoughts will drift to the past splendor of a lost era, and the secret memories, like a faint waft of incense, that this old palace jealously preserves.

Because the hotel is converted from the wing of the old palace, there are no two rooms the same. Each has it's unique and stylish features, either original or added. The three general room categories that result from the imaginative use of the space are named after the three original areas of the old Stone Town nearby the palace, accessible from the hotel by foot along the narrow winding streets - Forodhani: the seafront, Shangani: the residential area, and Darajani: the market and bazaars.

5 Darajani-Superior rooms are between 20-30 sqm meters and have all facilities listed, with typical Zanzibar features and details.

7 Shangani-Prime rooms are more spacious, between 30-45 sqm, and have either a small suite area or a courtyard balcony.

6 Forodhani-Deluxe rooms have further features such as sea views, mezzanine design, terraces or spectacular high ceilings.

FACILITIES
Bar, Garden, Non-smoking rooms, Design hotel, All public and private spaces non-smoking, Air conditioning, Designated smoking area, Restaurant (à la carte), Sun terrace

SERVICES
Babysitting services, Laundry, Ironing service, Fax/photocopying, Free WiFi is available in all areas.

Jafferji House & Spa

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JAFFERJI HOUSE & SPA
Stone town Zanzibar
OVERVIEW
Located deep in the heart of Zanzibar’s historical Stone Town, Jafferji House is an elegant boutique hotel. Recapturing the romance of travel, it beautifully combines modern luxury with the mesmerizing heritage that has shaped Zanzibar’s history. Taking its name from its owner who once used the building as his family home, Jafferji House has been lovingly restored and styled to reflect its original splendor.

ACCOMMODATION
Every Suite in Jafferji House has been specially designed to provide every modern convenience to both leisure and business travelers.

Most of the rooms are inspired by some of Zanzibar’s greatest names. Thoughtfully designed, some of the suites are like a museum of discovery, dedicated to one of the characters who have changed the course of Zanzibar’s history.

Jafferji House & Spa is an experience. All ten rooms have been restored to their former glory.  The amazing set up of our home and has three beautiful courtyards make this a unique place in the heart of town.
These are Suites:-

  • Jafferji’s Sultan suite (2nd floor)
  • Bi Kidude’s African Suite (2nd floor)
  • Princess Salme's Suite (2nd floor)
  • Mercury suite (2nd floor)
  • Livingstone suite (2nd floor)
  • Out of Africa suite (1st floor)
  • House of spices suite (1st floor)
  • Zanzibar Kabisa Suite (1st floor)
  • Stanley Suite (1st floor)
  • Adnan’s Suite (1st floor)

HOTEL AMENITIES & SERVICES

  • Free Zanzibar themed gift bag
  • Reduced-rate vouchers for restaurants, shops and excursions (enquire at reception)
  • Flat screen TVs and cable television
  • Wireless internet access (available throughout the hotel)
  • Air-conditioning and fans
  • Personal safe
  • Telephone (with local and international access)
  • Natural traditional Zanzibar toiletries
  • Mineral water Housekeeping services available in room rates
  • A 24 hour front desk for your services.

Zanzibar Serena Inn

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ZANZIBAR SERENA INN
Stone town Zanzibar
OVERVIEW
Idyllically situated on the sea-front of ancient Stone Town, and flanked by an exotic mix of sultan's palaces, Portuguese forts, ancient dhow harbours, and bright bazaars, the Zanzibar Serena Inn is a haven of tranquillity and opulence amongst the bustle of one of Africa's most ancient and most enchanting towns. A member of the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the inn has been styled to represent the epitome of Swahili style, ethnic elegance and Arabic opulence.

ACCOMMODATION
Standard rooms
The 39 standard rooms are presented in traditional Swahili style featuring traditional niches, fretwork cabinets and a cool blue and white colour scheme. Each room has either a king-sized bed with mosquito netting or twin beds.

Prime rooms
The exceptionally spacious Prime Rooms are presented in traditional Swahili style featuring traditional niches, fretwork cabinets and brightly coloured coastal cotton soft furnishings in cool blue. The four-poster beds are draped in mosquito nets and are generously king-sized.

Suites
The three Suites can be found in the separate Zanzibar Inn, a private haven for romantics and discerning travellers. All suites offer sublime views across the Zanzibar waterfront, and access to a private beach. Take your pick from the Executive Suite, Honeymoon Suite or Presidential Suite. For families, some rooms and suites can be adjusted to create interconnected rooms.

ACTIVITIES

  • Day tours
  • Dhow cruise
  • Local village visits

Maru Maru Hotel

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MARU MARU HOTEL
Stone town Zanzibar
OVERVIEW
Set in the heart of the UNESCO world heritage site of stone town, maru maru is just a few steps from the city’s historical wonders, colourful markets and labyrinth of shops. Once a town house famous for its marble floors and tiles, it has now been lovingly restored to offer 44 bright rooms blending classic Zanzibar style with iconic design and modern luxuries. Its roof terrace offers one of the best views in the city with a 360° panorama and is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail as the sun melts into the Indian Ocean.

ACCOMMODATION
Classic Wing
11 rooms lovingly restored to with it's original architecture that was built in 1916 with a touch of simple classic elegance. Each slightly different than the other as seen in traditional Zanzibar architecture.

New Wing
33 rooms around an open air courtyard with an elegant star shaped fountain. Light plays off of the minimalistic white walls enhancing your senses. The new wing also offers a fast track to the rooftop terrace located on the top of this building. Just hop in the elevator and arrive in style for your evening’s experience.

HOTEL FACILITIES

  • Hi-speed wi-fi
  • Full concierge service
  • Airport transfers
  • Tour/excursion services

GUEST SERVICES

  • Express check-in and check-out
  • instant message delivery
  • Same day laundry service
  • Daily servicing of guest rooms
  • Evening turn down service
  • Babysitting services

Zanzibar Grand Palace Hotel

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ZANZIBAR GRAND PALACE HOTEL
Stone town Zanzibar
OVERVIEW
As an ideal place to discover Stonetown from it is located within one hour drive from any of Zanzibar’s beaches and attractions. This new hotel also offers all those amenities that give the perfect frame for enjoying a stay in Zanzibar´s capital before or after safari.
Zanzibar Grand Palace Hotel is a replica of a historic building located in the centre of Stonetown next to the ferry port, on a square away from the main road.

All highlights of this beautiful city, recognized as UNESCO heritage sight, such as the house of wonders, forodhani gardens, the old fort (to name only some) are within walking distance as well as the numerous shops, restaurants and nightspots.

ACCOMMODATION
33 deluxe twin and double rooms and 2 suites

  • A/c split units with remote controls
  • Nonalcoholic minibar
  • Plasma screen with cable TV and remote control
  • Safe with number code
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer and courtesy products
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and network connection in room
  • Late breakfast with no surcharge
  • Room service – 24 hour manned reception desk

Kasha Boutique Luxury Hotel

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KASHA BOUTIQUE LUXURY HOTEL
Matemwe (North East)
OVERVIEW
Kasha Boutique Luxury Hotel is located on the North East coast of Zanzibar in Tanzania in Africa. Built on a cliff, Kasha Boutique Luxury Hotel features 11 large villas overlooking the lagoon of the Mnemba Atoll coral reef in the Indian Ocean. Matemwe is famous for its 15km pristine white tropical beach and Kasha Boutique Luxury Hotel has a staircase that leads you right to the sandy beach at low tide while at high tide the natural sea pool can be accessed from a wooden plank dock.

ACCOMMODATION
Each of the 11 villas features a private Baraza outdoor lounge and its own splash pool with sun terrace, king size bed with mosquito net, stylish and spacious modern shower and bath with sea view, flat screen TV, DVD player, mini-bar, coffee maker and kettle, small library, ceiling fans and AC, and a safety deposit box. The villas are large, like suites.

DINING
Besides fresh fish and seafood, the chefs will gladly prepare delicious meat, poultry and vegetarian dishes. Special dietary menus can be prepared upon request and with previous notice. Jams and marmalades are made locally and herbs and spices are home grown.

FACILITIES
Facilities include an idyllic infinity pool perched above the beach, the Lala Spa with body scrubs, facials, massages, and holistic treatments performed in an open environment.

ACTIVITIES
Activities include cycling along the beaches, renting a scooter to discover the countryside, water activities such as diving and snorkeling, fishing trips and dhow cruises.

The hotel can organize visits to the small fishing village of Matemwe for those interested in learning about local customs and culture.

Essque Zalu Zanzibar

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ESSQUE ZALU ZANZIBAR
North Coast (Nungwi)
OVERVIEW
Essque Zalu Zanzibar is found in beautiful Zanzibar, off the coast of mainland Tanzania. Its prime location
puts families near the Stone Town & Spice Farm, Baraka’s Turtle Aquarium, Mnarani Natural Aquarium, Kizimkazi Dolphins, and many surrounding villages. Favorite family activities include scuba diving, snorkeling, hiking, shopping, and dining.

A family experience of a lifetime awaits at Essque Zalu Zanzibar. This five-star Tanzania resort emphasizes
flexibility and ease when it comes to service and hospitality. A full-service spa, numerous dining options, and a plethora of watersports nearby are just the beginning of the family friendly adventure found here.

ACCOMMODATION
The 40 suites all offer views of the gardens or ocean, are luxuriously styled, have traditional pitched makuti roofs and are decorated with intricate native artwork and local materials.

The suites are one bedroom with a separate sleeping area with king size beds, lounge and en-suite bathroom with oversized shower, bath, toilet and bidet.
The Partial Ocean View Suites are the same as above set in the middle of the resort facing the ocean. Also available at a supplement are Ocean View Suites and Seafront Suites which are larger and situated on the ground floor with sea views and at the front of the resort with unrestricted views of the ocean. Garden and Ocean View 3 Bedroom Villas all have two double and a twin bedroom.
The Seafront 3 Bedroom Villa is the largest at the resort and boasts  ocean views. There is a large patio and upper terrace giving extra space to relax and unwind.
The 4 Bedroom villas are larger, covering 343 square metres with an additional outdoor patio and upper terrace with views of the gardens and ocean. All of the villas have their own private plunge pool and massage room as well as dining facilities where guests can prepare their own meals or have a local chef arranged.

AMENITIES AND SERVICES

  • In-room minibars or refrigerators with freezer compartments
  • Cribs orcots with appropriate bedding
  • Pack ‘n’ Play or portable play pen
  • Roll-away beds
  • Highchairs
  • Bottle warmers
  • Infant soap and shampoo
  • Car seats
  • Children’s robes and/or slippers

Diamonds Star Of The East

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DIAMONDS STAR OF THE EAST
North Coast (Nungwi)
OVERVIEW
Diamonds Star of the East is a magnificent private sanctuary of eleven exclusive villas with personal butler service and unmatched all-inclusive services to accommodate the most discerning traveller with ultimate
comfort, privacy and luxury.

The Resort is located along the magnificent Nungwi Beach on the North Western tip of Zanzibar and 50 km distance from the Zanzibar International Airport and 55 minutes drive from Stonetown, the islands oldest settlement

ACCOMMODATION
The villas are named after eleven of the most precious gems in the world to match the modern and contemporary African style architecture. Each villa comes with its own plunge pool, a tastefully furnished terrace, a covered Makuti patio and a large tropical garden to enjoy exclusive privacy and the supreme view over the Indian Ocean and the famous Zanzibar sunset.

    • 7 one-bedroom villas
    • 2 one-bedroom villas with additional in-room Jacuzzi
    • 2 two-bedroom villas with one additional in-room Jacuzzi

GUEST ROOM FACILITIES

  • King size bed
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • Laptops, DVD players, Nintento Wii upon request
  • Laptop and business desk pad with exclusive stationary
  • Wireless internet connection
  • Large in room safe box
  • Private bar
  • Deluxe coffee and tea making facilities
  • Walk-in closet
  • Spacious bathroom with indoor and outdoor walk-in shower, two hand
  • basin, face mirror, hair dryer private WC and bidet
  • Indoor Jacuzzi as per reservation
  • Exclusive choice of amenities

ACTIVITIES
Diving Center: Diving services provided by Scuba Do Dive Center.

Sports: A wide range of activities are organized on a daily basis with a program and booking system available at the water sports centre:

  • Catamaran, laser boat, windsurfing and canoe
  • Sailing and windsurfing courses
  • Water-ski, wakeboarding, banana boat and tube riding
  • Speedboat trips and local boat sunset trips and full days
  • Deep sea fishing

Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel

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RAS NUNGWI BEACH HOTEL
North Coast (Nungwi)
OVERVIEW
On the northernmost peninsula of Zanzibar Island, Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel overlooks a sparkling expanse of iridescent Indian Ocean, a cluster of whitewashed and palm thatched cottages in rich tropical gardens. Its myriad pathways are shaded by elegant palms, creating soft sun-dappled walkways between beach and banda, balcony and bar.

Infused with the laid-back, exotic yet ultimately natural spirit of Zanzibar, this is the place to relax and enjoy all that this extraordinary part of the world has to offer. The lush gardens drop down onto one of the finest and most unspoilt beaches on the island, which in turn is fringed by a wide and thriving coral reef.

ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation is in charming thatched chalets or lodge rooms, each with a private balcony and en-suite facilities. All rooms have beautiful hardwood furniture, opulent fabrics, and hand-crafted four poster beds shrouded beneath billowing mosquito nets.

Chalet & Lodge Rooms
All 32 rooms are tastefully furnished, with hand-crafted four poster beds and indigenous decor, and all have balconies, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, hair-dryers, electronic safes and en suite facilities with deluxe bathroom amenities. Mosquito nets over all beds ensure a peaceful night's sleep, with the sound of the ocean rounding off a relaxing day in paradise.

Lodge rooms have a garden view and both types of chalet room (superior and superior deluxe) have a sea view, with proximity to the ocean being closer the higher the category. All room categories are fitted with mini-bars. Superior deluxe chalet rooms also have iPod docks and and other special extras.

Ocean Suite
For those seeking a truly exclusive hideaway for all or part of their stay, Ras Nungwi's unique Ocean Suite provides the finest beach accommodation on Zanzibar Island. The enormous and very private detached suite of over 200 square metres is entirely self-contained in verdant gardens, with its own plunge pool and spacious living areas.

Guests in the Ocean Suite can enjoy its magnificent roof-terrace and open-air sitting room, perfect for private dinners, airy siestas or stargazing. Wake to unspoilt views from the immense double bed, of gardens and ocean horizons elegantly framed with billowing muslin drapes. Just beyond the private terrace a path meanders down to the stunning white-sand beach, and dazzling turquoise lagoon.

Coupled with Ras Nungwi's famous personal service and attention to detail, the Ocean Suite offers a truly unique and opulent beach experience.

ACTIVITIES
Lazy days can be interspersed with some activity on the hotel’s tennis court, a visit to the local village or further afield, or cycling along the beach. For the ultimate in self-indulgence, the Peponi Spa features a collection of sublime treatments.

The hotel's on-site watersports centre offers a range of activities including scuba diving, deep sea fishing, snorkeling, kayaking and traditional dhow cruises

The Z Hotel

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THE Z HOTEL
North Coast (Nungwi)
OVERVIEW
Z hotel is a chic, 35 room boutique hotel situated on a small cliff on the idyllic beach of Nungwi, which is located on the northern tip of Zanzibar. it blends elegant, contemporary design with traditional Zanzibari features to create a unique cool & relaxing environment. Set in a lush, tropical garden, our guests
enjoy direct access to white powder beaches, where the warm waters of the Indian ocean are only a few steps away.

ACCOMMODATION
The rooms within The Z Hotel aim to offer the guest luxury, comfort and contemporary design. Each guest room comes with Travertine Marble floors imported from Turkey, Italian designer bathroom suites, crisp cotton bed linen from Egypt and bespoke furniture exclusive to the Z Hotel made from locally sourced coconut wood.

There are 6 room designs: Deluxe Garden View, Deluxe Sea View, Interconnecting Rooms, Roof-Top Suites, Ocean Front Cottages with private decks over the sea and for the ultimate in opulence, there’s our 70 sq metre Z Suite with 2 terraces and an outdoor jacuzzi.

Each bedroom has French doors, set in floor to ceiling glass which lead onto a balcony with views over our landscaped tropical garden and out across the crystal blue waters of the Indian Ocean to the magnificent Zanzibari sunset on the distant horizon.

HOTEL FACILITIES

    • Ocean front A la Carte Restaurant - Saruche
    • Champagne & Cocktail Bar - Cinnamon
    • Mnazi Mini Spa
    • Mrembo Tour Office
    • Reading Room with computer access
    • Diving office, offering Padi qualification courses
    • Infinity Swimming Pool
    • Jacuzzi - The Z Suite only
    • Aziz Boutique Shop

ACTIVITIES
The Z Hotel recommends the most professional and fully equipped local Dive Centre, located close to the hotel, who’s very experienced and safety conscience team will reassure the novice and challenge the more experienced diver. Whether it’s snorkeling amongst the rich marine life that inhabit the coral reefs, or swimming with the Humpback whales during their migration the Z Hotel can assist you with all your diving needs.

Excursions to Stonetown and throughout Zanzibar are also available with a wealth of history waiting to be discovered. Much of this can be found in the Island’s capital, Stonetown. Guests wishing to explore more of the Island will find an array of excursions on offer including visits to Jozani Forest – home to the endangered Red Colobus Monkey, Spice Tours, Prison Island Excursion and Mnarani Turtle Sanctuary.

Breezes Beach Club & Spa

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BREEZES BEACH CLUB & SPA
South East Coast (Bwejuu)
OVERVIEW
Breezes Beach Club & Spa, Zanzibar is an ideal choice for those in search of a romantic getaway. Famous for its attention to detail, intimate and private dining, its world-renowned beautiful Zanzibar decor with stunning carving, glistening brass and rich fabrics creating an elegant and unique atmosphere. Breezes feature the award winning Frangipani Spa.

ACCOMMODATION
Amenities and Features

    • All rooms are tastefully decorated in ivory tones, with cotton throws, teak wood finishes and Zanzibar carvings.
    • All rooms are fully air-conditioned with en suite bathrooms.
    • All rooms have a refrigerator and personal electronic safe box and hairdryer in bathroom.
    • All rooms have a full third bed functioning as a sofa.

Room Categories
There are three room categories: Deluxe rooms and Suites are in close proximity to the sea.

Standard Rooms
Standard rooms are located further away from the sea on the property with a terrace and garden view. Standard and deluxe are identical in terms of décor and size.

Deluxe Rooms
Located on ground floor of bungalows with terrace.

Suites
Located on upper floor of bungalows with large balcony and sun beds. The Suites have a walk in dressing room and larger bathroom with large terrace, private sunbathing area, and a covered outdoor lounge area.

FACILITIES , SERVICES & ACTIVITIES
The Frangipani Spa
Breezes features Zanzibar’s first spa. Located in tropical Gardens, The Frangipani Spa offers a world class selection of facilities, health and beauty treatments including our trademarked Après Safari Treatment

Yoga & Meditation
This beautifully decorated setting enhanced with candlelight and incense is the perfect tranquil retreat… the first of it’s kind on the island of Zanzibar.

Marine Activities Center
Offering a range of marine activities ranging from Beach Volleyball, Pedal boats, canoes to daily snorkeling trips to the lagoon by boat, windsurfing and sailing.

Scuba diving Center
Breezes is home to one of Zanzibar’s most professional and experienced diving operations. The Rising Sun Dive Center, which is a licensed PADI dive center, offers all diving services from beginners to advanced diving. The experienced diving instructors provide personalized instruction on a one to one basis while experienced divers can enjoy the fascinating marine life of the south east coast of Zanzibar.

Shopping Bazaar
The shopping bazaar offers an excellent selection of antiques, souvenirs and African Arts and Crafts.

Fitness & Aerobics Center
The fitness center features start of the art gym equipment with personalized instruction.

Cashiers office
It is possible to change money at the cashier’s office. Traveler’s cheques, cash, MasterCard, Visa and Euro card are all accepted for settling payments.

Telephone & Fax services.
There are no telephones in the rooms however phone and fax services are available at the reception.

Baraza Resort & Spa

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BARAZA RESORT & SPA
South East Coast (Bwejuu)
OVERVIEW
This beautiful 30 villa, fully inclusive boutique resort evokes the heritage of Zanzibar dating to the era of the Sultans. A fusion of Arabic, Swahili and Indian design, with Swahili arches, intricate hand carved cement decor, beautiful antiques, handmade furniture and intricate brass lanterns, Baraza will offer unparalleled standards of luxury on the Island of Zanzibar.

ACCOMMODATION
There are 14 one bedroom villas and 15 two bedroom villas, as well as one Presidential two bedroom villa. All the accommodation villas are designed to characterize classic Swahili architecture featuring dramatic arches, cement Baraza benches and intricate hand carved cement decorations. The spacious villas feature luxury interiors, beautiful fabrics, hand carved furniture and brass lanterns, large bathrooms with luxury fittings as well as a spacious terrace and private plunge pool.

HOTEL FACILITIES
Baraza offers first class facilities and arguably some of the best found on the island.
These include:

  • Spa (with lap pool & jacuzzi)
  • Yoga
  • Pool bar
  • Poolside lunch restaurant
  • Sheesha bar (open in the evenings)
  • Main dining room
  • Breakfast restaurant
  • Business center/internet
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Fitness center
  • Watersports center
  • PADI scuba diving center
  • Library
  • Meeting room

ACTIVITIES

  • Beach activities
  • Boat excursions
  • Cultural tour
  • Day tours
  • Historical tours
  • Sailing
  • Sailing lessons
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Wind-surfing
  • Kayaking
  • Biking
  • Kite surfing

The Palms
THE PALMS

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South East Coast (Bwejuu)
OVERVIEW
“The Palms” is the ultimate getaway retreat providing a stunning recluse for the discerning traveler. Six private villas are beautifully designed creating an atmosphere of relaxed, understated elegance with the most personal attention. It is a sanctuary for those in search of tranquility ... a place to stimulate the senses and to experience the very best of the magical island of Zanzibar.

ACCOMMODATION
The Palms has six villas, each over 140 square meters with a bedroom, living room, full en suite bathroom, dressing room, extra room with its own en suite bathroom & large furnished terrace with views of the Indian Ocean.

Each villa features a sophisticated interior composition in all colors of coffee and cream where filmy caramel colored curtains billow, dark grained polished floors extend and the decor is a unique marriage of colonial grandeur and traditional design.  On the veranda, a silk-draped four-poster Zanzibar Bed accents a sunken, midnight blue plunge pool with long views of the Indian Ocean.

Additional Features

    • Private Outdoor Plunge Pool
    • Satellite TV & DVD player
    • Mini Bar
    • Safe deposit box
    • Standing bar with tea / coffee making services
    • Telephone
    • Air conditioning

ACTIVITIES

  • Beach activities
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Wind-surfing
  • Kayaking
  • Kite surfing
  • Biking

Fundu Lagoon

FUNDU LAGOON
Pemba Island
OVERVIEW
Fundu is on Pemba Island, the sister island to Zanzibar lying across the Pemba Channel to the north. It is on a remote and beautiful beach on the south western side of the island and is only accessible by boat.

Fundu Lagoon is the epitome of a "bare foot paradise" with a distinct Robinson Crusoe air. It has been designed for couples and groups of friends looking to escape the usual holiday crowds. Divers and watersports lovers, who are looking for a perfect combination of quality activities and luxury, are also catered to. Whatever you're looking for, Fundu Lagoon provides a friendly, relaxed haven of peace and outstanding natural beauty.

ACCOMMODATION
There are eighteen rooms, consisting of designer tents, set under makuti (thatch) roofs on wooden decks and each with a view to the sea.

All rooms have beautiful ocean views across the bay and can have one double bed or 2 single beds. The rooms are equipped with mosquito nets, ceiling and standing fans, and indoor and outdoor seating areas. Each has an en suite bathroom with fresh hot water shower, toilet and basin. The rooms are connected to the main buildings by wooden walkways or paths through indigenous forest.

8 Hillside Rooms: Maximum occupancy is 2 people.
4 Beachfront Rooms: Maximum occupancy is 2 people.
2 Standard Suites: Maximum occupancy is 2 people. Private plunge pools and private chill out areas. One standard Suite is on the hillside and the other on the beach.
4 Superior Suites on the Beach: Maximum occupancy is 3 people with an extra rollaway bed. Private plunge pools and private chill out areas.

Only the Standard Suites and Superior Suites have room service.

SERVICES & FACILITIES
Staff will take luggage to your room and there is always someone on call. The bedrooms do not have air conditioning, though the Spa does. There are ceiling fans in the bedrooms and public areas. The rooms do not have a TV or WiFi. There is a TV in the Game Room and Internet is available only at the reception area.
ACTIVITIES
Try unguided mangrove canoe safaris and a Dhow sunset cruise, shore based snorkeling, windsurfing, Kayaking, traditional hair and henna on Swahili Night and village treks. Diving and other motorized water sports are available at an extra charge. They have their own PADI Dive Center.

 
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