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
We were ready for a rest by the time we reached Pongwe - especially given the long journey there from the Mara. But we think it was worth it. It's an absolutely stunning ... 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
Amazing food, the best food we have ever had on holiday. Extremely helpful and friendly staff without exception. Lovely cottage, great location, beautiful sand on the long ... 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
Shooting Star Lodge is a great contrast to some of the larger resorts that are now populating the beaches around it. Although way smaller and not offering any activities ... 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 formerly uninhabited island just 2.5km from the north-east coast ...More about Mnemba Island Lodge
An unforgettable experience in this little piece of paradise. The island and location are simply stunning. Our expectations were completely and utterly surpassed. The ... 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
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
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 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...
Oct 2011 update: The Fairmont Zanzibar has unfortunately closed due to a fire. There are plans for the hotel to be rebuilt, but ...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
Green and Blue has a picture-postcard setting on a sweeping curve of white sand in the Matemwe area of Zanzibar’s north-east coast...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...
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
Next Paradise is a Gem. Very peacful and relaxing which is just what you need after gruelling Safaris. The restaurant has a few short falls but nothing you would really ... reviews...
Matemwe Beach House
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 its own pool and ...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
Tulia Zanzibar Beach Resort
After four years in the building, the 16-room Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort, to give its full name, opened in January 2016 on Zanzibar’s north-east coast. The sea-facing side of the property is set on low cliffs above the Indian Ocean, with the beach below accessible only at mid-to-low tide...More about Tulia Zanzibar