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Dar es Salaam
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Amazing resort with incredibly kind and wonderful staff. The foood is exquisite but you'll spend most of your time looking at the flawless view. It's just so beautiful and you'll feel so relaxed after your stay here

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This hotel is simply amazing. Having stayed at plenty of luxury hotels around the world this one stands out... From the extraordinary kids club to the world class restaurant to the spa and last but not least the beautifully decorated rooms (cottages) with upscale furniture. The serenity and tranquillity of this place is outstanding. Truly a great place to relax....

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Very nice hotel and excellent villas. Very good food at the waterfront restaurant under captain John. Friendly and very good service. Highly recommend anyone to stay at this hotel. We were there for Christmas 2016 and we had a very nice time.

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Lahore, Pakistan
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Our experience at Zalu was out of the world for sure. Loved their service, attitude and willingness to ensure a wonderful stay at the hotel. At the time of booking, I was a little skeptical but they surely amazed us by the service they provided. If you are visiting Zanzibar and want a premium stay where they consider it as...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The room was on the 1st floor with a view of the ocean, the bed was the most comfy of all the places I have visited with adequate closet area. There were no buffet serving besides breakfast, the meals were very tasty and professionally done. One thing that stood out was there's no rush to wake-up early for breakfast (the...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Perfect with family. Very friendly staff. Suite with garden view very nice for family with two children. LUXURY green garden. Do not hesitate to swim in the wonderful sea in the natural pools. Go and enjoy

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Moshi, Tanzania
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This was the best place for a family without interfering our child's timetable. Our four year old boy had an amazing time at kids club and we had a quality quite time. Very few hotels have this arrangements . Will definitely recommend for family travel to Zanzibar!

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The facility is great and spacious. If you like spacious room and spacious surroundings then this is a place for you. One thing to take note of is the waiters at the restaurants (both restaurants). They are too slow to understand what you want and at times they take orders wrongly. Also food takes quite sometime to be prepared, so...

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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing time in this resort. We stayed the whole family (4 adults and 2 small children) for a week in 3 bedroom villa. The staff was very friendly, the food was great, the beautiful pool, the amazing view and the kids club service that allowed us to really enjoy it all. Highly recommended!

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Zalu breakfast was recommended, whilst I was staying at a different property. It represents awesome value for money at $20pp, but is not the ideal solution if you're in a rush. The continental breakfast bar has plenty to offer: cold meats, cheese, breads, yoghurts, cereals, juices - should they have them out and available. Had to ask multiple times for...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Take a deep breath of fresh Indian ocean air, relax and unwind. Essque Zalu Zanzibar is an intimate boutique destination nestled in a natural cove in the north east coast of Unguja (alias Zanzibar). Essque Zalu Zanzibar combines contemporary luxury with a real sense of place. This boutique hotel has the turquoise waters of the Indian ocean to one side and lush green forest to the other, and there is just a hint of spice in the warm and fragrant tropical air. At Essque Zalu Zanzibar, create your own personal paradise, your own kind of luxury, an experience of a lifetime. Choose from 40 individual suites and 8 villas all with picturesque views over the lush tropical garden or the ocean turquoise blue. Our suites offer a luxurious-styled space crafted from local materials, adorned with native artwork and housed under a traditional pitched makuti roof. From farm to table, we take great pride in our sumptuous cooking. Satisfy your taste buds with a choice of two unique restaurants, three well stocked bars and a variety of destination dining experiences. Unashamedly indulgent, the Spa comprises of two couples treatment rooms, four single rooms, vichy shower, a sauna and steam room - a haven of restorative and rejuvenating perfection. Using only 100% truly organic and natural ingredients, our focus is on capturing the intelligence of nature in the restorative process. We know that the essence of nature can synergistically interact with the energy system, and this knowledge forms the basis of our Africology creations, all orchestrated to help you lead a more holistic lifestyle. Essque Zalu is your outpost into the first steps of the wildness and tranquility of Zanzibar. Reconnect with nature and experience a land rich in life and uninhabited space. We offer guests the opportunity to partake in activities to experience some of the islands most Spectacular and scenic excursions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Essque Zalu Zanzibar

Address: Nungwi 3151, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: €219 - €604 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Essque Zalu Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Essque Zalu Zanzibar Hotel Nungwi
Essque Zalu Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#2 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
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“We thought it was worth getting a villa with an ocean view if you can swing it.”
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“the ocean view suites have an incredible view”
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