East Coast Zanzibar

Beach lodges & resorts in East Coast Zanzibar

Sort by:
Name Sort ascendingSort descending |
Traveller's rating Sort ascendingSort descending |
No. of reviews Sort ascendingSort descending
Pongwe Beach Hotel

Pongwe Beach Hotel

Add to my wish list

Nestled between two outcrops of coral rock and on a secluded stretch of white-powdery beach, Pongwe Beach Hotel is a quiet, simple ...More about Pongwe Beach Hotel

Excellent  94%
(50 reviews)

This was our second visit. If you go to Pongwe expecting modern 5* luxury then you should have done some research and booked somewhere else. If what you want is a small bit ... reviews...

Mchanga Beach Lodge

Mchanga Beach Lodge

Add to my wish list

Mchanga Beach Lodge has recently reopened under new management, having been closed for six months in 2014. Although it is an ...More about Mchanga Beach Lodge

Good  90%
(35 reviews)

Mchanga Beach Lodge is a perfect place for lazy and relaxing time, especially if one looks for a bit more privacy. Food was excellent, and so was restaurant and bar service... reviews...

Matemwe Lodge

Matemwe Lodge

Add to my wish list

Matemwe Lodge (formerly Matemwe Bungalows) has always been a long-standing favourite with our travellers - read the recent feedback ...More about Matemwe Lodge

Good  88%
(29 reviews)

We enjoyed our four night stay at Matemwe lodge, The room was excellent with delightful terrace from which to sit and watch the fishing boats and dhows slip by. The staff ... reviews...

Shooting Star Lodge

Shooting Star Lodge

Add to my wish list

Shooting Star Lodge stands on top of a coral cliff, affording stunning views of the powdery-white Kiwengwa Beach, and is a firm ...More about Shooting Star Lodge

Good  87%
(27 reviews)

We stayed here as our son was getting married here - everything about it was lovely, very relaxed and welcoming, a place comfortable in its own skin and no pretensions. It ... reviews...

Matemwe Beach Village

Matemwe Beach Village

Add to my wish list

Set in lush tropical gardens, Matemwe Beach Village is strung along its own stretch of palm-fringed, white sandy beach, on the ...More about Matemwe Beach Village

Good  85%
(13 reviews)

After a our adventures across Rwanda and Selous, Zanzibar was to be a place to collapse and do nothing. Matemwe Beach Village was a decent place to do this and we enjoyed ... reviews...

Matemwe Retreat

Matemwe Retreat

Add to my wish list

Matemwe Retreat is one of the most exclusive lodges on Zanzibar, arguably the ultimate in private luxury. Located on the east ...More about Matemwe Retreat

Good  89%
(9 reviews)

Loved the location of Matemwe and the amazing villa and personal butler service too. The beaches themselves were disappointing (plenty of sea debris on tide line) and it ... reviews...

Mnemba Island Lodge

Mnemba Island Lodge

Add to my wish list

The term 'barefoot luxury' might have been coined for Mnemba, a private, previously uninhabited island about 5km from the east ...More about Mnemba Island Lodge

Excellent  97%
(6 reviews)

Simply stunning all round. We basically inhabited our own slice of the island- it really was a true dessert island experience without another hut or person in sight. The ... reviews...

Sunshine Hotel

Sunshine Hotel

Add to my wish list

Opened in June 2010, the sunny Sunshine Hotel is a new addition to the beachside accommodation in Matemwe, on Zanzibar’s east coast...More about Sunshine Hotel

Good  80%
(3 reviews)

Very attractive hotel set on beautiful long undeveloped beach on east coast. Rooms very comfortable and although no a/c no problem sleeping as well designed to benefit ... reviews...

Sunshine Marine Lodge

Sunshine Marine Lodge

Add to my wish list

Recently opened in 2013, the aptly named Sunshine Marine Lodge is a new beach lodge in Matemwe, on Zanzibar’s east coast. It ...More about Sunshine Marine Lodge

Good  80%
(3 reviews)

We were really disappointed with Sunshine Marine Lodge. Whilst a great mid-range option for a family holiday, it was totally unsuitable for honeymooners. Fortunately we were ... reviews...

Fairmont Zanzibar

Fairmont Zanzibar

Add to my wish list

Oct 2011 update: The Fairmont Zanzibar has unfortunately closed due to a fire. There are plans for the hotel to be rebuit - call ...More about Fairmont Zanzibar

Good  80%
(2 reviews)

Facilities were really good but no bath - the ony disappointment. The climate was hot quite what I had hoped - wind and cool in the evenings (even some rain) - we were ... reviews...

Green and Blue

Green and Blue

Add to my wish list

New in 2012, Green and Blue has a picture-postcard setting on a sweeping curve of white sand on Zanzibar’s east coast. A lot ...More about Green & Blue

Good  80%
(2 reviews)

I was happy that I had done my research and knew that the beach here was not suitable for swimming. It was, however, and awesome place to watch local villagers go about their ... reviews...

Bluebay Beach Resort

Bluebay Beach Resort

Add to my wish list

Bluebay Beach Resort is situated on the east coast of Zanzibar, in the middle of a long, palm-fringed beach of soft white sand...More about Bluebay Resort

Average  60%
(1 reviews)

There is nothing wrong with this hotel. The staff are friendly and attentive. The beach and shallow sea is terrific. The rooms are big and clean and the facilities are good... reviews...

Next Paradise

Next Paradise

Add to my wish list

Next Paradise is a 20-room resort situated between Kiwengwa and Matemwe, near the fishing village of Pwani Mchangani, on the ...More about Next Paradise

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

We loved our stay at Next Paradise. It is in a beautiful setting, the accommodation was clean, comfortable and spacious (and ours had a lovely beach front view). The food ... reviews...

Matemwe Beach House

Matemwe Beach House

Add to my wish list

On the northeastern coast of Zanzibar, Matemwe Beach House is a private house located just next door to Matemwe Lodge. Added in 2009, it has three bedrooms, sleeping a maximum of six people, and is a good choice for families or groups of friends travelling together. The house has it’s own pool ...More about Matemwe Beach House

Melia Zanzibar

Melia Zanzibar

Add to my wish list

Melia Zanzibar is the new name for the former Zamani Zanzibar Kempinski, which changed hands in May 2011 and was reopened by the Melia hotel chain in June of the same year. Located on Zanzibar’s east coast, it has its own beach complete with a private jetty. Being part of a hotel group, this large ...More about Melia Zanzibar