Beach lodges & resorts in East Coast Zanzibar
Pongwe Beach Hotel
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
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 has recently reopened under new management, having been closed for six months in 2014. Although it is an ...More about Mchanga Beach Lodge
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 (formerly Matemwe Bungalows) has always been a long-standing favourite with our travellers - read the recent feedback ...More about Matemwe Lodge
Matemwe Lodge has a superb location by the coast. It was magical for our room to be so close to the sea and hear the waves crashing on the reef whist we were in our room... reviews...
Shooting Star Lodge
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
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
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
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 is one of the most exclusive lodges on Zanzibar, arguably the ultimate in private luxury. Located on the east ...More about Matemwe Retreat
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
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
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...
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
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
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
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...
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
It's a good hotel run by extremely friendly people. We had a minor problem with a leaking toilet but this was fixed promptly...also the water was off for a while ... reviews...
Sunshine Marine Lodge
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
Beautiful rooms and setting. A week of complete relaxation. reviews...
Bluebay Beach Resort
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
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 is a 20-room resort situated between Kiwengwa and Matemwe, near the fishing village of Pwani Mchangani, on the ...More about Next Paradise
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 is a private house located just next door to Matemwe Lodge. Added in 2009, it has three bedrooms, sleeping a maximum of six, and is a good choice for families or groups of friends travelling together. The house has it own pool and kitchen with full butler service, but guests ...More about Matemwe Beach House
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