Zanzibar Beach Hotel

Discover Zanzibar Beach Resort where friendship begins, true hospitality has always been the fabric of the Resort. 

Situated on the south-west coast of Zanzibar, contiguous to the beautiful Indian Ocean and flawless white sandy beach; only ten minutes from the historic exotic Swahili Stone Town and five minutes from the International Airport. The Resort is set in a magical hand-picked stunning location with gorgeous landscaped gardens. It is a beautiful spot to watch some of the most magnificent sunsets.

The Spice Restaurant hall marks Authentic Zanzibari and International cuisines in a relaxed ambience. Makuti thatch Ceilings which portrays the Zanzibar architecture that dates back before the 12th century, with Arabian High Windows ornamentations; you get to view the elegant  Swimming Pool (one of the largest in Zanzibar Island), which provides the ideal backdrop for a relaxed dining experience.


The Rooms

55 standard rooms, 13 ocean view chalets and 2 suites.

Room dcor: 12 of our Standard Rooms, each with twin ?¥ beds, are designed and decorated to exude a true taste of Zanzibar life. The rooms are built and dressed in coral rag with terrazzo floors, giving them a unique feel that literally blends into the landscape. Each unit has a built in writing or vanity desk and an open private balcony the remaining 24 Standard Rooms, again with twin ?¥ beds, are decorated in typical Zanzibar style. They include locally hand made features, polished stone floors, built in writing or vanity desks and an open private balcony, which completes the ambiance of comfort and convenience.

The luxury rooms are Large enough to accommodate 2 adults in twin double beds and 2 children on twin single futons, which convert to lounge chairs when not in use. Each Chalet is tastefully decorated to include local features. The hand carved double entrance doorway leads off a spacious covered balcony, furnished with cushioned out door relaxers, creating a perfect place from which to absorb that famous Zanzibar sunset, over the ocean, sun downer in hand. Each room has its own bar fridge, which may be stocked from the main bar at your request.

The honeymoon room is situated almost on the beach and discreetly separated from the rest of the resort, offering the ultimate in privacy. From 2 large covered private balconies one may easily get the feeling of being on one's very own deserted island. Traditional hand crafted double doors lead off the balcony into spacious accommodation, complete with Zanzibari styled dcor. Features include an extra length king size bed, lounge and an oversized ', berazzo ', stone bath, boasting a stunning 180 degree vista of sand and ocean which may be enjoyed while sipping on that glass of ice cold bubbly.

Four superb villas overlook the resort and afford panoramic views across the ocean. Each have been tastefully decorated and furnished in typical Zanzibar style. Consisting of three twin bedded, en-suite bedrooms, a lounge and dining area, which opens onto your own private sundeck complete with Weber barbeque and sun lounges.

Room amenities: Standard features include air conditioners, ceiling fans, mini bar fridges, hairdryers, coffee/tea making facilities and mosquito netting. Irons and adapters are available.
All accommodation is en suite with showers except the honeymoon/executive suite which features a berrazzo stone bath.

A back up house generator system ensures continuity of electrical supply, available plug points are of S.A 15 amp standard, but international adapters are available on request. The resort management will be happy to advise on, or accommodate if possible, any additional requests.
Special features: This is a tranquil location " the ideal place to relax and enjoy Zanzibar's distictive, mellow pace.

You can dive into the crystal clear waters of the Indian ocean, or stretch out and soak up the sun on the beach. It is the ideal retreat for those looking for that extra special honeymoon, or a holiday with an air of exclusivity.

Food & Drink

Guests Enjoy delicious local and international cuisine from the the deck continental restaurant stunning buffet. Breakfast is served from 7am until 10am, dinner from 7pm until 10pm. If youre looking for a good time, Fat Harrys beach bar and snack-bar is the place to be. Its set beneath a thatched roof with a sunken bar and beautiful deck stretched out over crystal blue waters. During the day theres no shortage of scenic views, as you sit back and enjoy a few cocktails and evening time is party time! Fat Harrys is open from 10am until late.

General Facilities

A back up house generator system ensures continuity of electrical supply, available plug points are of S.A 15 amp standard, but international adapters are available on request.

Fully equipped Guest Services and Business Centre is available to guests and offers secretarial services, e-mail and Internet access as well as fax and photocopying facilities.

The 'signature Room', is available for small business functions, weddings and receptions. It is fully equipped with a kitchen, toilet, audiovisual apparatus and a sea-facing balcony. It is the ideal tropical island venue for your function.
Seating capacity:

  • Boardroom style - 40 guests
  • Theatre style - 80 guests
  • Classroom style - 60 guests
  • Banquet style - 50 guests

Twenty-four hour business facilities and services are available including computers, telephones, fax machines, photocopying and typing as well as secretarial services.

Recreational Facilities

Beautiful beach - Lie on the beach, relax, time isnt important in this island. Forget about time while enjoying the warm waters of the Indian Ocean whilst having a cold drink in the drift wood hippy bar, the Robinson Crusoe, on the beach.

Swimming pool - The irresistible swimming-pool at which, for the first time in the history of this islet, fresh water is reaching by a pipeline from Zanzibar mainland, is provided with service from the charming Bar (capacity: 35 covers).

Boat rides & relaxing, pumping yourself with a massage and a delicious cocktail. Relax; forget about the madness of the day to day life. That is the main activity at Bawe tropical Island.

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