Luxury Hotels & Lodges in Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands

Water babies will be in heaven at Manta Resort Pemba in Zanzibar, as you can go to sleep and wake up surrounded by the brilliant azure sea in their Underwater Room, while those looking for an exclusive beach lodge should head straight for the island bliss of &Beyond Mnemba Island Lodge:

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&Beyond Mnemba Island Lodge

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Ever dreamt of a secluded island surrounded by colourful coral reefs, turquoise seas and pristine beaches? An island with an abundance of fresh fruit, seafood and lobster daily? A paradise shared with only you, your loved one and a handful of other people? Look no further than the &Beyond Mnemba Island Lodge, Tanzania's most exclusive beach lodge.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Barefoot

Baraza

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Even the Sultans of Zanzibar would be satisfied with the opulent service at Baraza Beach Resort. Everything about this luxury beachside haven is indicative of style and exclusivity, from the secluded shore side location, to the intricate hand carved architectural features that showcase the very best of local craftsmanship and design.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Barefoot

Beyt Al Chai

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Formerly a tea-house built by an Arabian merchant, Beyt al Chai is the quintessential Stone Town hotel. With steep winding wooden staircases and calls from the mosque drifting through the shuttered windows, this tiny five bedroom guesthouse oozes character and a sense of history.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Private Groups, Chic Design

Breezes Beach Club

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Unravel and rejuvenate at Breezes Beach Club, a luxurious Oriental hideaway overlooking Zanzibar’s turquoise coast. Voted one of the top 30 island beaches in the world, this oceanfront retreat lines Zanzibar's untouched southeast coast, and is a place for resting under the palms, indulging in spa treatments and diving into the colourful marine world off-shore.

Best for: Family-friendly, Setting & Views, Village Life, Beach

Chole Mjini

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Chole Mjini is a castaway retreat on Chole Island, just off the coast of Mafia Island, providing an exclusive and secluded escape. Sleep in treehouses for a truly unique experience and the chance to admire the wild landscapes from a different perspective. Chole Mjini provides a genuine community feel, with hosts who engage their guest and do their upmost to ensure an unforgettable stay. The lodge also tries to conserve the beauty of the nature surrounding it by making everything eco-friendly, using solar panels for electricity.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Setting & Views, Off the Beaten Track

Emerson Spice

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Emerson Spice is a culture-rich hotel based in the heart of Stone Town and consists of three buildings. The vibrant and colourful rooms add to the hotel’s local character, further enhanced by the Swahili accents throughout. Expect cultural immersion through local-sourced food and live music provided by The Dhow Countires Music Academy. Moreover, being in the heart of Stone Town, surrounded by the local sites, you can truly discover the Zanzibari culture and enjoy all it has to offer.

Best for: Honeymoon, Setting & Views, Romantic

Fundu Lagoon

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Enchanting and unique, Fundu Lagoon is the ideal post-safari wind-down. This beach lodge is a winning combination of luxury, style, romance and fantasy, with the added bonus of offering some of the best diving in the world.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design

Indigo Beach

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Indigo Beach Hotel is ideal for that barefoot holiday. This boutique hotel thrives on its simplistic design and informal atmosphere creating a tropical beach escape you will love from the minute you arrive to the moment you leave.

Best for: Family-friendly, Lodge, Setting & Views, Village Life

Kilindi

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Kilindi is one of Zanzibar’s most grown-up and romantic retreats. With huge rooms straight from the pages of a style magazine, a beautiful stretch of powdery beach, and some seriously impressive food, we can’t imagine a more delightful escape from the world.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design

Manta Resort Pemba

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Cast away on the idyllic island of Pemba in Zanzibar, Manta Resort encapsulates barefoot luxury. As well as the dreamy beachfront villas and thatched guestrooms, it is also home to the utterly unique Underwater Room, so you can spend the night with the fishes – a totally once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Lodge, Setting & Views

Matemwe Bungalows

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Set on a rocky outcrop and with views of a dramatic beach and lagoon, Matemwe Bungalows has evolved over the years into an elegant and discreet hotel.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Chic Design, Barefoot

Park Hyatt Zanzibar

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Park Hyatt Zanzibar is a delightfully decadent hotel sitting right on the beachfront with spellbinding views over the glittering Indian Ocean. Park Hyatt Zanzibar occupies two elegant buildings: the Mambo Msiige mansion, dating back to the 17th century, and Zamani Village, whose sleek design fuses Swahili culture with Arab, Persian and European influences.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, City Hotel, History & Heritage

Pole Pole

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Arriving at Mafia Airport (one small stone hut and a thatched “waving bay”) you’ll know you’re landing somewhere special. This delightfully rural unspoilt island is the timeless Africa that has charmed travellers for decades, and Pole Pole (meaning literally, “slowly, slowly”) is castaway luxury at its most relaxed.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Boutique Hotel, Beach

Pongwe Beach

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

In true Indian Ocean style, soaking up the sun and swimming in the warm water is the order of the day at Pongwe Beach Hotel, a laid-back and unpretentious retreat set along a palm-fringed beach in Zanzibar. Seclusion and privacy are key aspects of this hotel, which gets cut off from the rest of the east coast at high tide, creating a sense of privacy. Pongwe Beach is the perfect place to unwind and soak up the tranquil atmosphere whilst enjoying a range of activities.

Best for: Honeymoon, Boutique Hotel, Setting & Views, Peace & Quiet

Unguja

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

Pretty, atmospheric, and owner-run, Unguja has many of the qualities we love in a beach lodge. Rich in the timeless luxuries of peace, character and charm, this is a million miles from the 21st century.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Boutique Hotel, Beach

Zanzibar Serena Inn

Location: Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands | Tanzania

The gorgeous Zanzibar Serena Inn has been a reliable bet for luxury accommodation in Stone Town since it opened over ten years ago. This hotel has been beautifully converted from two historic buildings and the Serena Inn has a prime setting, great facilities and bags of exotic character.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, City Hotel, Setting & Views, Service & Hospitality

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