South-west Zanzibar

Our top 4 beach lodges and resorts in Southwest Zanzibar

This particular area of Zanzibar is the friendliest corner of the island. Listed below are our favorite resorts, perfect for beach holidays and some relaxation.

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Unguja Lodge

Unguja Lodge

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Unguja Lodge is a small, relaxed and friendly lodge in a lovely spot overlooking the picturesque Menai Bay Conservation area ...More about Unguja Lodge

Excellent  93%
(74 reviews)

Unlike most travellers who visit Zanzibar for a few days following a safari, I stayed at Unguja Lodge on my own for a couple of weeks of complete rest and relaxation - ... Unguja Lodge reviews...

Chumbe Island Lodge

Chumbe Island Lodge

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Chumbe Island is a tiny coral island about six miles by boat from Zanzibar Town. Many years ago, Tanzania's had a military base ...More about Chumbe Island Lodge

Excellent  98%
(44 reviews)

We loved this place, so relaxing and the lodges were one of a kind! Back to basics and sleeping looking at the stars and looking for coconut crabs in the dark! We loved ... Chumbe Island Lodge reviews...

Fumba Beach Lodge

Fumba Beach Lodge

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Fumba Beach Lodge first opened its doors in 2005, and offers plenty of style, character and creativity - with a real feeling ...More about Fumba Beach Lodge

Good  87%
(36 reviews)

Beautiful and very accommodating. Fumba Beach Lodge reviews...

The Residence Zanzibar

The Residence Zanzibar

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The Residence Zanzibar, built in 2011 on a beautiful stretch of beach on Zanzibar’s south-west coast, has created widespread ...More about The Residence

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

A fantastic room with a surprisingly large private pool overlooking the beach - just perfect. All of the staff were extremely friendly although service could be a bit ... The Residence reviews...

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