Dar es Salaam is the largest city in Tanzania and a popular stop-off point for international arrivals and departures.
It is located just a short 20 flight from the beautiful island of Zanzibar.
The Oyster Bay Hotel is located 45 minutes from Dar Es Salam International Airport and close to Koko Beach. It has been beautifully designed to a hip and modern standard. Expect to be pampered and receive a high standard of hospitality.
The north of the island is a heady fusion of traditional and modern lifestyles. The village of Nungwi is located around the Northern tip of the island and is the most popular and ‘Westernised’ destination in Zanzibar.
The West coast of Nungwi’s white coral sand beaches are lined with guesthouses catering mainly for younger travellers in search of a fun party experience giving the place a busy bohemian feel . The East coast is much quieter however with a few elegant and refined hotels offering peaceful luxury away from the crowds.
Nestled between swaying palm trees, pristine white beaches and the historic fishing village of Nungwi.
At Essque Zalu Zanzibar you create your own personal paradise, your own kind of luxury, an experience of a lifetime. Choose from 40 suites, all with picturesque views over the lush tropical garden or the turquoise blue ocean.
Flame Tree Cottages is situated on the northern most tip of Zanzibar along the beautiful turquoise coastline of Nungwi.
Kilindi is a 15 unit piece of functional art recently completed along a picture-perfect stretch of Northern Zanzibar.
La Gemma dell Est is a large all inclusive property that has all the trimmings. Modern deluxe accommodation.
Langi Langi Beach Bungalows is a small and picturesque resort situated on the coast in Nungwi village. It is at the North tip of Zanzibar where the sun sets over the Indian Ocean.
Ras Nungwi is the perfect place to actively enjoy everything Zanzibar has to offer.
The Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort is a well equipped family resort on the north coast of Zanzibar.
Smiles Beach Hotel is a small and simple hotel located in the popular and busy fishing village of Nungwi.
Eleven individual Villas designed in modern contemporary and African style and built to give the discerning guest the ultimate in space and luxurious privacy.
Located on the beautiful North West coast of Zanzibar, Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa is extended over 10 hectares of virgin land, surrounded by exotic gardens and thousands of tropical plants.
The Z Hotel was Zanzibar’s first affordable ‘Boutique on the Beach’ designer resort and to date still remains as one of the best choices in this category.
The Northern half of the East coast, encompassing Matemwe, Kiwenga and Pongwe, is about as close to the quintessential tropical island paradise as you can get. Featuring long stretches of palm-lined white powder beaches, and the hotels here vary widely in size and style, from an excellent selection of larger 5* Resorts, to small boutique beach bungalows. The fishing village of Matemwe provides a real contrast of breeze block and mud houses alongside the tourist accommodation.
During the day you can see the local women planting and harvesting sea weed for export. The beaches here are immaculate and perfect for long walks but you will need reef shoes especially when the tide is out if you want to enjoy the ocean.
The atmosphere here is more peaceful and secluded than in the Southern half of the East Coast, where you will find a concentration of large resort style hotels and is perfect for fishing and snorkelling around the Mnemba Atol which is a world famous dive site.
Baharini Villas is situated in Matemwe on the North East of Zanzibar Island and located directly on the beach.
Kasha Boutique Hotel is located on the North East coast of Zanzibar, in Matemwe, which is famous for its 15 km stretch of pristine white tropical Beach.
A small guest house set on a classic palm-lined coast, near the world famous Mnemba Atoll.
Planhotel Neptune Pwani Beach Resort lies on the north-east coast of Zanzibar, on the Kiwengwa shoreline, a perfect destination to ‘truly get away from it all’.
The Paradise Beach Hotel Resort is located in Uroa, just 35km from the capital, Stone Town and its international airport.
The Pongwe Beach Hotel is an intimate property with only 16 rooms set on one of the best beaches on the island. Great service and value for money money make this a popular destination and as a result books up months in advance.
An idyllic family run retreat located on the Northern end of Kiwengwa beach. Perfect for everything.
The Sunshine Hotel is a 16 room, beach hotel, located in Matemwe on the north-east coast of Zanzibar.
The Southern half of the East coast also features long stretches of palm-lined white powder beaches with an excellent selection of places to stay.
Michamvi is perhaps the most out of the way with a handful of lodge style properties with more luxurious and exclusive hotels in the Bwejuu area. Paje and Jambiani are more lively as it offers perfect conditions for kite surfing and has a choice of local bars and restaurants.
Baraza lies on the south eastern coast of the island of Zanzibar, along the award winning Bwejuu beach, voted by Conde Nast as one of the top 30 island beaches in the world.
Breezes Beach Club and Spa provides the perfect place to relax after a Safari and was the recent winner of 'Best Resort in Tanzania'.
Dongwe Ocean View is a Boutique Resort, situated on one of the most beautiful beaches in Zanzibar.
Kono Kono Beach Villas is a stunning property set on the immaculate Ras Michamvi peninsular.
A truly fantastic property rated as number one Island destination by the BBC Holiday program 'World Top Ten Islands'.
Kizimkazi is a small fishing village located on the Southern tip of Zanzibar and is relatively unaffected by tourism compared to the rest of the island. This is the perfect place to experience a peace and tranquility rarely found in other parts of the island.
Overlooking Menai Bay, which is also known as ‘1000 dolphin bay’, this is the perfect place to be if you’re looking to spot these beautiful and intelligent creatures. Secluded yellow sand beaches are dotted around the coastline, some which are shared with the local village and there is an excellent choice of quality dive and snorkel sites, not to mention a few uninhabited islets to explore. Although you won’t find the same white coral sand beaches located along the East coast, Kizimkazi is less affected by the tides, with the two hotels worth mentioning in this area facing West allowing you to enjoy Zanzibar’s incredible sunsets.
Part of the of "The Leading Hotels of the World" group which includes more than 430 hotels luxury resorts across 80 countries, The Residence brand is known throughout the world for its elegant and sophisticated properties in some of the worlds most beautiful locations. This hotel is no exception and delivers true European 5 star accommodation, personal service and fine dining.
Unguja is a unique and very beautiful boutique hotel located on a coral elevation near the peaceful fishing village of Kizimkazi. The hotel offers privacy, relaxation and personal space in an authentic and unique environment that makes this one of our favourite places to stay.
The west coast is host to just a handful of properties all within easy reach of Stone Town. Most of these are quite small and have their own private beaches nearby and although they don’t have the white coral sand that’s found along the East coast, there is less tidal variation here and the opportunity to experience Zanzibar’s beautiful sunsets in some of the most peaceful and secluded locations the island has to offer.
Perfect for exploring the hustle and bustle of Stone Town with the advantage of staying somewhere more quiet by the beach.
Fumba Beach Lodge is a quality and authentic property located along a quiet two kilometre stretch of beach set in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
This beautiful 120 room resort is situated on a cliff overlooking the Indian ocean and is located on the isolated West Coast of Zanzibar, conveniently located 30 minutes from the historical town of Stone Town.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Stone Town is the old city and cultural heart of Zanzibar. A fascinating labyrinth of narrow alleys, bustling bazaars, mosques and grand Arab houses with ornately carved brass-studded, wooden doors, covering two square kilometres.
Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Zanzibar whilst walking around Darajani Market, with its array of fruits, vegetables and fish/meat as well as many other items including beautiful materials, spices, woven baskets and more.
Many of the building are in a state of disrepair and many people live hand to mouth on around a dollar a day so prepare to be approached by locals with goods to sell. Sellers tend not to be too pushy if you’re friendly but firm. You should negotiate a price in advance before accepting any goods or services from local traders and you will be give change in Tanzanian Shillings.
Stone Town is predominantly Muslim and visitors are expected to be sensitive to local customs and cover your shoulders, knees and elbows. We recommend a guided tour with one of our passionate and informative local tour guides to have the best experience and help with any bartering you may want to do.
Jafferji House and Spa is a boutique hotel situated in the heart of Stown Town and conveniently located amongst Zanzibar’s most vibrant shops and restaurants near the seafront, and close to Forodhani gardens with only a 20 minute transfer from the airport.
Built in 1860 by Princess Kholle, the daughter of the first Sultan of Zanzibar, this hotel has been recently renovated and provides us with a glimpse into the life of a Zanzibarian Princess.
Kisiwa meaning 'island' in Swahili, is a luxurious hotel in Stone Town noted for its elegant blend of boutique sophistication and gracious Swahili hospitality.
This elegant, 17 room boutique hotel is located right by the Palace Museum, old residence of the Zanzibar royal family and overlooks the Indian Ocean waterfront.
A strong mix of Arab and Indian influence in the architecture makes Zanzibar Palace Hotel a true gem.
Fundu Lagoon represents the very best of beach lodge accommodation on the whole Zanzibar archipelago.
Elevated along an Idyllic Island Beach, The Manta Resort offers privacy, romance, adventure and water sports on East Africa’s finest island sanctuary.
An idyllic retreat set just off the coast of Zanzibar Island. Excellent for diving or just relaxing. Unspoilt paradise.
Pemba Lodge, situated on the remote and beautiful Shamiani island off Pemba Island, Zanzibar, is the first true eco-lodge on the island of Pemba/Tanzania.
Pole Pole, considered one of the most exclusive eco-resorts in the world, is renowned for its great cuisine, unpretentious and laid-back atmosphere, and for its warm but discrete hospitality.
Ras Mbisi is a small private ‘beach meets bush’ lodge set on 8 kilometres of deserted beach where we offer luxury back to nature accommodation in an informal atmosphere. Ras Mbisi is the only true beach lodge on Mafia Island.
Tucked away on an unspoilt island in the Southern most reaches of the Kenyan coast, Funzi Keys is the perfect place to escape.
A unique beach experience on the un-spoilt Swahili coastline of Tanzania ‘Sunday Times Travel Magazine Top 6 Secret Beaches of the World’
Crusoe invented castaway chic, but Vamizi Island Lodge defines it, with thirteen impossibly romantic timber villas strung loosely along one of the world's most beautiful beaches.
This remote lodge blends intimacy and romance in cool, leafy surrounds. Spacious bedrooms float in a sea of green, with generous decks and massive windows opening up to the lush forest.
Situated in the heart of Tanzania’s grandest coffee plantation lays the opulent Arusha Coffee Lodge.
On the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, with breathtaking views, incredible architecture and whimsical interiors packed with antiques. An aura of romance and luxury.
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is a triumph of ecological and architectural fusion.
Serengeti Migration Camp is tucked away on the vast plains of the Serengeti National Park, at the starting point of one of the world’s great wonders, The Great Migration.
An authentic back to nature experience with nothing separating you from the surrounding landscapes of the Serengeti.
Oliver’s Camp is located in Tarangire National Park, in Northern Tanzania.
Tarangire Treetop’s idea of a standard hotel room and your idea of one may differ considerably! Your room will be in a Baobab or Marula Tree!
The Azura Selous is a luxury boutique safari property located in the heart of the Selous Game reserve in Southern Tanzania, perfect for experiencing untamed Africa at its best.
Owned by the Bailey family for over thirty years, they are now prepared to share their luxurious 'home in the bush'
Kiba Point is the private 8-bed 'sister' camp of Sand Rivers in the northern Selous.
Stunning red sunsets over the lake adds a dash of extra magic to this already beautiful camp.
Offering fantastic views of Stiegler’s Gorge, this lodge boasts only 12 luxury timber chalet rooms with traditional thatched roofing, each with a private plunge pool, viewing deck and located high on the banks of the Rufiji River.
Rufiji River Camp is located on the banks of the Rufiji river, in a point where the ample and tranquil river is animated by many and different species of animals.
Sable Mountain Lodge is situated in a fantastic location with the perfect elevation to provide you with stunning views of the surrounding hills, bush and distant mountains - as well as over the reserve itself.
Sand Rivers Selous is a haven of natural luxury, a small, peaceful yet vibrant safari lodge within the vast Selous wilderness.
Selous Impala Camp overlooks the rippling Rufiji River, sheltering under Borassus palms and Tamarind trees, providing superb comfort, wonderful wildlife and dining under the stars.
Includes all park entry and conservation fees, and two safari activities daily.
The Selous Riverside Camp is situated on the banks of the Rufiji River, in the midst of the dense forest, and offers some absolutely breath-taking views.
Siwandu (previously called Selous Safari Camp) is a classic luxury tented camp located on the banks of Lake Nzerakera in the most prolific and thrilling game viewing area of the Selous.
The Retreat Selous sits in one of the most remote corners of Tanzania's vast untouched wilderness.
For anyone seeking a true African wilderness experience, a visit to Ruaha National Park is essential.
The combination of stunning scenery, rugged landscapes, and animal variety is unmatched.
Saadani River Lodge is set on the glorious banks of the Wami River overlooking Saadani National Park. This lodge is a retreat from the normal hustle and bustle of life, a place where the time is kept by the gentle ebbs and flows of the river.
Its close proximity to Zanzibar and precious individualism makes it the ideal choice for those wanting a dual holiday of Safari followed by relaxation.
Located on a beautiful Indian Ocean beach surrounded by the stunning bush of Saadani National Park, A Tent with a View offers a peaceful retreat from which to explore Tanzania's only coastal wildlife reserve.
The Giraffe Manor is an elegant, personally hosted, small and exclusive hotel, famous for its resident herd of giraffe.
Possibly the first genuine boutique hotel in Kenya, this fabulous collection of impossibly stylish suites must be one of the country's top addresses for well-heeled sophisicates.
Porini Mara is set in 8,500 acres of wilderness and positioned under yellow-barked Acacia trees along the banks of the Laetoli River with only 6 spacious tents.
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