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Essque Zalu Zanzibar in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Breathe in the crisp, refreshing ocean air and breathe out all the stresses of the world, then open your eyes to the serene and breathtaking beauty of Essque Zalu Zanzibar part of the Lifestyle collection Preferred Hotels & Resorts. Overlooking powder white sands and the shimmering Indian Ocean, nestled in a cove on the Northeast tip of Zanzibar, this fabulous resort is a true island paradise. Amidst the gorgeous beach and lush gardens, nine stunning villas offer complete luxury and supreme comfort. Beautifully gleaming wooden floors lead through a bright and inviting space, crafted to seamlessly blend chic modernity and the relaxing ambiance of beach life. Enjoy separate living and sleeping rooms, elegant baths and stylish kitchens, and step just outside to your very own paradise. Stretch out on your private terrace, cool off with a dip into your private pool, and gaze out over the coast as the waves roll gently ashore. At Essque Zalu Zanzibar, each day is truly this amazing.

After a morning swim in your pool, make your way down to the beach and soak in the delicious sunlight. Make your way to the Africology Spa for a morning of pampering as you melt under the practiced hands of a masseuse. Venture out that afternoon and explore all the amazing sights the island has to offer. Hike through the verdant trails of the Jozani Forest, maybe catching a glimpse of the Red Colobus monkey, or make your way along the Marangu Route high atop towering Mount Meru. Stroll through historic Stone Town and visit the enchanting bazaars, then take a tour of the "Spice Island's" fascinating spice plantations. For an amazing day at sea, cruise out to the famed Mnemba Atoll to scuba dive around stunning reefs, or snorkel and sun yourself along the shores of beautiful Prison Island. After a fabulous day touring the island or exploring its enchanting waters, return to the resort for an unforgettable sunset dinner. Dine on fabulous steaks, or relax al fresco and delve into fine Arabic cuisine all while the sun dips magically behind the Indian Ocean. At Essque Zalu Zanzibar, each night is as magical as the day.

Location of Essque Zalu Zanzibar

Essque Zalu Zanzibar
North East near Nungwi
PO BOX 3151
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Nearest Airport: ZNZ

Amenities for Essque Zalu Zanzibar

  • General Information
  • Ecologically Sustainable Practices
  • Dining
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Bar & Restaurant
  • On-Site Amenities
  • Concierge
  • Spa on Property
  • Walking Trails
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Beach Access
  • In-Room Amenities
  • In-Room Safes
  • Mini Bar
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Activities
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Parasailing
  • Nature Walks
  • Yoga
  • Jet Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Business
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Family
  • Children's Programs
  • Babysitting
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Spa Treatments
  • Nearby
  • Historic Sites
  • Art Galleries
  • Beaches
  • Interests
  • Beach
  • Family
  • Spa & Wellness

Reviews for Essque Zalu Zanzibar

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 day ago

Booked this hotel last minute. Pick up and check in was ok ( although the reception isn't the cleanest.I let it slide) Room was okay - ish. Hotel has no beach.. there is a cliff so no beachwalks. They do however have a beautiful jetty restaurant. Must try! Why we checked out the next day and never to return ; - VERY VERY VERY BAD FOOD. Tasteless is an understatement. - Waiters NOT TRAINED AT ALL. They also have no name tags. At dinner, We dealt with one guy who could not comprehend anything. He got ALL our orders wrong. Breakfast time, we requested for a Spanish omellete --worst omellete in our lives. I mean.. who makes a wet tasteless omellete? Whole buffet was tasteless. After breakfast we checked out..decided to lose the money rather than spend another day with bad food. We love good food in our lives ... The hotel is beautiful aesthetically but I propose a change in the kitchen and some cleaning ( it's not well maintained) We went to another hotel about 10 Mins away that exceeded our expectations!Holiday ended up great.

Lillyane N

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 days ago

Hotel is beautiful, clean and cozy. Excellent service. Everyone is friendly and smiling, the noticed it was my partners birthday and prepare a cake for him without me telling the (great job when it comes to attention to detailšŸ’Ŗ). The only dow side was I booked a massage for us and one of the lady had her phone vibrating all the time and she replying which was very annoying because c'mon! Its not the time for that... so after I told her about it she stopped. Overall great place and great food. Pd: try the coconut ice cream and hop on a bike and explore the surroundings.

Massiel P

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great stay, beautiful view. Staff very accommodating, and will definitely come back. Loved the Spa, and the rooms we were in were spacious,the only downfall was that the food was average. Anyone that goes there is in for a treat, it's a bit far but worth the drive.

Angila W - Arusha, Tanzania

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights post safari. The resort is approximately 1 1/4 hr drive from Stonetown but well worth the drive. The little villages along the drive have so much culture. Upon arrival we were greeted by a friendly staff who would do anything to make our stay perfect. Our suite was right on the water with a gorgeous view. The room was extremely large , very clean and culturally decorated. Two restaurants, one near the front and another on the wharf offered a great selection of food. An infinity pool was clean, warm and large. The resort offered a great wharf with two swings midway. The beach was great to walk on during low tide. We walked to a nearby village, spoke to the women and men fishing or looking for octopus. We viewed many sea creatures that we had never seen before. It is not a swimming beach as the water is very rough and turbulent during high tide. The hotel provided us with complimentary transportation to a great nearby swimming beach. The resort has beautifully groomed gardens between all of the rooms. This is a special place to celebrate a special occasion as we did, our anniversary !

1Jannie - Massachusetts

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the place. It was beautifu, the rooms were nice and clean, and the spa was wonderful as well. I will definitely be staying therea few days on my next trip trip to Zanzibar, and I recommend staying at the villa with ocean view.


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