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Zanzibar

Zanzibar is located south from Tanzania. In a half hour boat ride with a Hoovercraft you will find yourself suddenly on a beautiful Island with pearl white sand and surrounded by blue clear sea water. From North to South, West and East are many  hotels and lodges for both low budget and the luxury traveler. Zanzibar has approximately 1.30356 million (2014) inhabitants, including the residents of Pemba. It is located about 35 km from the coast of Tanzania. It consists of Pemba and Ungua Islands along with 50 small islands.

The climate is tropical. The rainy season (long rains) is from March to May and the short rainy seasons from October / November to March.Public holidays in Zanzibar: 12 Jan Revolution Day, 26 April Union Day, May 1 Labor Day, July 7 Peasants Day, Dec. 9 Independence day. Below you will find our selection of hotels that we use for our clients in Zanzibar:

 
Amaan1 There are 86 guest rooms, including 16 sea view rooms that literally catch the waves at high tide, 32 pool view rooms, 19 deluxe rooms and 19 garden rooms, are set amid a landscaped tropical oasis dotted with coconut palms, shady trees, and sweet-scented flowers. All rooms have a king-size bed / twin bed or two / three twin beds. Airco, mini-bar / fridge, ceiling fan, and a terrace or balcony overlooking the sea or the gardens. Each of the en-suite bathroom has a shower, hairdryer and hot and cold water.
amaanpoolevening The hotel offers laundry services, taxi-counter, an opportunity to exchange money, a safe at the reception, souvenir shop, restaurant, bar and swimming pool. Nungwi is home to abundant sea life, offering unparalleled opportunities for diving, snorkeling and deep sea fishing.

 

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Located in the bustling heart of Stone Town you find The Swahili House – a sparkling hotel with traditional influences and modern day facilities, offering authentic Swahili hospitality. The Swahili House is located in the centre of Stone Town and therefore in the middle of all the action. The bustling market, little shops, restaurants and other points of interest are all within walking distance from the hotel

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The hotel offers 20 rooms, spread out over 4 floors.
4 Sultan Suites – large, spacious rooms with balcony. Approx. 45m2
16 Deluxe Rooms: standard sized double or twin room. Approx. 21m2
The rooms all are restored and decorated in traditional Swahili style, but adjusted to Western standards. Each room has an en-suite bathroom, with bath or shower, flush toilet, hand wash basin, soap, shampoo, towels and bottled water and mosquito nets.

 swahili_house_15 The Swahili House would definitely not be the same without the rooftop terrace., which houses a bar, restaurant and a very relaxing plunge pool overlooking the Indian Ocean.  Upstairs restaurant serving a combination of local and international dishes, downstairs lunch restaurant. Sundeck with relaxing plunge pool overlooking the Indian Ocean. Battery charging facilities available, wireless internet available on the ground floor, baby cot available.

 

SONY DSC Fumba Beach Lodge situated on one of Zanzibar’s most beautiful and secluded beaches, Fumba Beach Lodge is a luxurious and peaceful hideaway, offering a perfect blend of casual elegance and a friendly, first class service. 

26 whitewashed Zanzibari style bungalows with their own verandas are scattered along the beach ensuring private views of the Indian Ocean. Just 30 minutes southwest of Zanzibar’s historic capital Stone Town, with its magnificent architecture and ancient culture, the Lodge is concealed well away from the busy tourist areas, making it the perfect venue for enjoying the peace and tranquility of this tropical island paradise. Three naturally formed coves protect the beaches around the lodge and provide seclusion and tranquillity.

fumbabed 26 spacious whitewashed Zanzibari style bungalows with private veranda
20 Deluxe rooms, 4 Suites with extra roof top Terrace,
2 Baobab suites with open-air bathroom
Large en-suite bathroom with bath/shower, wash hand basin, flush toilet, towels, soap, shampoo, cream and bottle water
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Mosquito nets, mosquito spray & coils and candles, 24 hour electricity, back-up generator
Spacious open-air restaurant and bar area, set around the swimming pool with stunning views. Excellent restaurant serving a nice mixture of international and local cuisine .Daily changing 4 course menu, and a la carte menu.Dhow beach bar, with happy hour , Swimming pool. Zanzibar-style “Baobab Spa” – offering massages, feet & hand beauty treatments, jacuzzi and henna painting.

 

The Belvedere Resort is located on the south-eastern coast of Zanzibar, directly at the endless fine white sandy beach of the Indian Ocean. The native fishermen village of Jambiani is situated right next to the resort and offers the possibility to learn more about the life of the local people. The airport is about 45 km and Stone Town is approx. 40 km far away. The trip to this resort leads through Jozani Forest National Park and if you are lucky you can admire the red colobus monkeys directly from the car.
The resort has 7 bungalows (35 m2 + terrace 10 m2), 1 restaurant, Wi-Fi ( in the lounge and restaurant). All bungalows have fans and air conditioning system is not necessary due to the natural construction materials (roof made out of palm leaves). Bathing right outside the door. Sun beds, towels and umbrellas are included.
The À la-carte-restaurant serves local and international culinary delicacies and offers you everything you possibly need to enjoy your stay. Further amenities include a bar and a cosy lounge. Laundry service is also available (for a small fee).
 Double room starts from € 100