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
Pongwe is a fabulous place to stay. Situated on a lovely beach and the lodge itself has a great bar and dining room, all open to the beach. The food here was excellent ... reviews...
Mchanga Beach Lodge
Standing in lush gardens on the site of a very basic old beach lodge, the small and simple Mchanga Beach Lodge opened in 2008, ...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
It was slightly difficult coming off a busy safari routine to such a peaceful retreat and we did feel slightly at a loss when we first arrived as it is very low key. However, ... 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
We had a wonderful stay here - the villa was delightful - great view, spacious, comfortable and very private. George, who looked after us was very attentive and good ... 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
Mnemba most unexpectedly provided us with two viewings of a turtle hatching which were a fantastic experience, and made our stay unforgetable. It was also very nice to be ... 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...
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...
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...
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
Green and Blue is a very nice hotel but it did seem to lack that special "Honeymoon" touch you might for. The rooms are nice but a little spartan and seem oddly ... 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
We had a very relaxing and enjoyable time at the Sunshine Marine Lodge. The quality of the accommodation and service was excellent - and the food also very good. The ... 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
Next Paradise is a relatively small 20-room resort on the east coast of Zanzibar. It is situated between Kiwengwa and Matemwe near the fishing village of Pwani Mchangani (Swahili for white sand). The east coast of Zanzibar is famed for turquoise waters and white coral sand, and the beach at Next ...More about Next Paradise