Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel

 

Location

Located on the Northern peninsula of Zanzibar island, one hours drive from the Zanzibar airport or Stone Town, overlooks a sparkling expanse of iridescent Indian Ocean.

Descriptions & Features

The hotel makes use of ancient local building traditions to create a contemporary architectural space from natural materials. All main structures are open-air makuti-thatched ceilings which arch high overhead, allowing all to luxuriate in the space, light and atmosphere that this unique location affords. The beach is uncrowded and superb for swimming, walking and all forms of watersport.

All 32 rooms (Lodge, Superior Chalet and Superior Deluxe Chalet) are tastefully furnished, with hand –crafted four poster beds and indigenous décor, and all have balconies, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, hair-dryers, electronic safes and ensuite facilities with deluxe bathroom amenities. Lodge rooms have a garden view and all Chalets have sea view that are fitted with mini-bars.

Ras Nungwi’s unique Ocean Suite provides the finest beach accommodation on Zanzibar Island. The enormous detached suite of over 200 square metres is entirely self-contained in verdant gardens, with its own plunge pool and spacious living areas.

Facilities & Activities


» Pool
» Table tennis
» Darts
» Board games
» Snorkeling
» Diving
» Deep sea fishing
» Water-skiing
» Windsurfing
» Kayaking
» Dhow cruise.

Shooting Star Lodge

 

Location

Shooting Star Lodge is a small, relaxed family run hotel located on the north eastern side of Zanzibar, one hours drive from the Zanzibar airport or Stone Town.

Descriptions & Features

Nestled on a headland, amongst lush tropical gardens, The Shooting Star Lodge overlooks the beautiful fine white sands and coconut palms of Kiwengwa Beach.

The atmosphere is intimate and tranquil with spectacular views across a coral reef to the azure Indian Ocean beyond.

All the accommodation at Shooting Star Lodge is built to a traditional Zanzibari style with white limewashed walls, high beamed ceilings and large windows. 

All 10 Sea View Cottages contain beautifully hand-carved wooden Zanzibari beds draped with tailored mosquito net canopies.

Cottages are air-conditioned and are also equipped with electric fans to complement Kiwengwa's cool sea breezes. 

Kusi and Kaskazi Suites are set on the crest of the hill apart from the main hotel guest rooms. 

Each suite is laid out on 3 floors with 2 bedrooms and a private swimming pool, set amidst a tropical garden. They are furnished with stunning traditional Zanzibar furniture and batik linen. Both suites have ceiling fans as well as being fully air conditioned. 

The four Lodge Rooms are smaller and more simply furnished, some with Zanzibari beds. They have ceiling and table fans and are also en-suite.

The Palms

 

Location

Located on the peaceful South-Eastern Coast of the island, lying on an untouched beach. The Palm is an ultimate getaway retreat providing a stunning recluse for the discerning traveler.

Descriptions & Features

The six private villas each over 140 square meters are beautifully designed to create an atmosphere of relaxed, understated elegance. It offers all the luxurious comforts and amenities of a five-star resort in an intimate setting with the most personal attention throughout your stay.

Each villa features
» A bedroom.
» Living room.
» Full en suite bathroom.
» Dressing room.
» Extra room with it’s own en suite bathroom & large furnished terrace with views of the Indian ocean.
» Private outdoor plunge pool.
» Private beach front banda.
» Satellite TV & DVD player.
» Minibar.
» Safe deposit box.
» Standing bar with tea/coffee making services and telephone.

The Palms is a sanctuary for those in search of tranquility, a place to stimulate the senses and to experience the best of the magical island of Zanzibar.

Facilities

Facilities include
» Spa and from other neighbouring facilities include: » A fitness centre.
» Floodlit tennis court.
» Windsurfing.
» Snorkeling and scuba diving.

Unguja Lodge

 

Location

Unguja Lodge is an up-market, small scale lodge in Kizimkazi that provides the true Zanzibar experience accommodation, located in the Southern tip of Zanzibar, 1 hours drive from Zanzibar airport or harbour.

Descriptions & Features

The flora and fauna of the site are beautiful, there are very old mango trees and many baobab trees. The site is also a home to a lot of animals, the very rare red colobus monkeys, black tail monkeys and dik-diks.

The property consists of ten private villas traditionally built with local materials and makuti roofs, restaurant, bar, swimming pool and dive centre operated by the 5 star PADI One Ocean.

All villas consist of » Specious bed room
» Sitting room
» Spacious shower room
» Separate toilet
» Second floor where two or three children can sleep
» Private terrace
» Mosquito net
» Ceiling fan and private safe.

The Sea View Villas are not air conditioned but have direct sea view overlooking the Minai bay.

All Baobab Villas have air conditioning oriented towards the garden with several big baobab trees and have their own plunge pool.

Sultan Sands Resort

 

Location

The Sultan Sands Resort is situated next to it’s sister Resort, the Blue Bay Beach Resort and Spa, on the beachfront of the wide, sparkling beaches of Kiwengwa on the East Coast of Zanzibar Island.

Descriptions & Features

The Sultan Sands Island Resort has a total of 76 rooms » 56 Pwani Rooms & 20 Bahari Rooms, each offers a spacious bedroom with either one large bed or two queen size beds with mosquito net.
» Separate dressing room.
» Satellite TV.
» Mini-bar hair dryer.
» Ensuite bathroom and a spacious verandah.

Pwani Rooms
These are the newly constructed rooms at the Sultan Sands. They are on rising grounds in beatiful landscaped gardens, facing out to the Ocean. They are built in single storey traditional rondavels, each with two tastefully decorated bedrooms with separate changing rooms leading into superbly appointed en-suite bathrooms..

These rooms are split level with a lower level sitting area with a wide comfortable couch. They bear the hallmarks of modern day convenience and comfort.

Bahari Rooms
These are the original La Villa Beach Club rooms but modernised and refurbished to be at par with the newer PWANI Rooms. They still bear the original concept of La Villa: right at the ocean edge, toes-in-the-sand theme. They are all Sea front and Sea View.

Facilities & Activities

Facilities and activities include Banqueting, Big game fishing, Children Club, Conferences, Spa and Scuba diving