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Essque Zalu Zanzibar

Zanzibar, Tanzania

Gold price level

Mango Opinion

Essque Zalu was actually a surprise favorite on Zanzibar. The accommodations are lovely little villas so lots of privacy for couples and families. This property essentially has no beach, except at low tide when you can go for a nice walk in the sand. The pool, common areas and views of the Indian Ocean are excellent so this is simply a trade off. This property has a great price for a 5-star hotel if you are happy to wait for low tide for that beach walk.

Essque Zalu Zanzibar is nestled in a natural cove on the North East coast, over looking the Indian Ocean. Discover a destination off the coast of Tanzania, steeped in legend and mystery, an evocation of the exotic. Stroll the tumbling streets of Swahili, inhale the lingering fragrance of the spice plantations. Relish the contemporary luxury with the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean to one side and lush green forest to the other, with a hint of spice in the warm and fragrant tropical air.

All forty of the resort suites have a spacious master bedroom, as well as a lounge and outside terrace or balcony to enjoy the beautiful island setting. One can select an Oceanfront, Sea view or Garden view suite. Satisfy your taste buds with three distinctive Zanzibari restaurants that celebrate local spices and produce, a café and three bars offering a delicious array of cocktails. Soak up the sun by the stunning oceanfront infinity pool or surround yourself with the turquoise waters on our pier, where one of the bar lounge is located.

Amble through Stone Town and tour the famous spice plantations. Explore the local marine life in scuba diving or snorkeling. Try out the water sport activities or visit the 2 marine turtles sanctuary beside the hotel. View our art gallery or unwind in the world class spa. Trek through the lush Jozani Forest and seek out the fascinating red colobus monkeys.

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