Upendo Villas

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Upendo Villa Retreat is an exclusive beach hideaway on the Michamvi Peninsula in south east Zanzibar. Upendo is barefoot chic on a white sandy beach, fringed with coconut trees. This Chic Retreat is the perfect alternative to a boutique hotel as it is a luxury 3-bedroomed villa with the services of a luxury boutique hotel.  Filled with every comfort and modern luxury this home-away-from-home is fully serviced and offers an authentic and extraordinary Zanzibari experience.  The Swahili vaulted ceilings with open-plan living areas spill onto an expansive deck with far-reaching panoramic views of the beach and turquoise Indian Ocean.  All of the staff are Tanzanian and are personally trained to become the best in their field and the owners have gone to great lengths to ensure that your stay and memories at Upendo Villa Retreat are the best you could possibly have ensuring you return again and again.

Activities

Visit one of the islands festivals or join on of the beach fire drum music circles, Zanzibar is known for its love for music and African rhythm and it is an experience not to be missed. There is so much to see and savour on Zanzibar; snorkelling, fishing, diving, sight-seeing or playing with monkeys and someone is on hand to advise and organise every step of the way. Your home-away-from-home is exclusively yours so take the time to chill out and relax on the beach and do nothing, the location is so perfect you may not want to go anywhere or do anything. Take a snooze on the private deck in one of two large loungers or gaze at the tide-pools from your massive swinging bed. Take a dip in the sea during high-tide and dry off in the sun.

Dining

Whether you choose the half board or full board option the food at Upendo Villa is a colourful array of flavours, spices and the best that Zanzibar has to offer. The sea food is straight from the sea and includes lobster, crabs, and prawns. The fruit is fresh and tropical and the spices and herbs spicy and delicious. All of the dishes at Upendo are either cooked to order by your own trained, private chef or by the chefs at the restaurant. If you are feeling social take a wander over to the Upendo Lounge & Restaurant which specialises in classic cocktails, including Bloody Mary, chilled mimosa and wide array of fresh tropical juices and smoothies. Feast on all the fresh ingredients Zanzibar has to offer, fresh sea food, including, crab, lobsters, prawns, fish, tropical fruit, and the famous Zanzibar spices & herbs. Everything at the villa is either cooked to order by your trained, private chef who will spend a few minutes in the morning to help plan your meals for the day or by our chefs at our outside restaurant. Take a wander over to the Upendo Lounge & Restaurant which specializes in classic cocktails, including chilled mimosa and great selection of fresh tropical juices and smoothies. Upendo Villa Retreat has a full service bar with an excellent choice of wines and spirits.

The basics:
7 rooms
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an exclusive barefoot Chic Retreats in south east Zanzibar
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Rates at Upendo Zanzibar are for the exclusive use of the villa per night.  

Half Board Option: includes breakfast served in-house plus a three course a la carte dinner (with menu options) that is served at Upendo's lounge/ restaurant. Bottled drinking water, fresh coffee and selection of teas also included.

Full Board Option: includes your own private in house chef who cooks tailor made meals during your entire stay, these are all cooked and served at the villa. All beer, wines and spirits (except premium).  Free WiFi as well as all basic laundry during your stay.

We also offer a sunset cruise in this option which takes you from outside the villa round into Michamvi bay, a beautiful sunset spot for you to enjoy a sundowner.

 

 

Feast on all the fresh ingredients Zanzibar has to offer, fresh sea food, including, crab, lobsters, prawns, fish, tropical fruit, and our famous Zanzibar spices & herbs. 
Everything at the villa is either cooked to order by your trained, private chef who will spend a few minutes in the morning to help plan your meals for the day or by our chefs at our outside restaurant.
 
If you’re curious about the local cuisine, enjoy private lessons with our chef who will show you how to create authentic Swahili dishes using Zanzibar’s world renowned enigmatic spices!
 
Feeling social? Take a wander on over to the Upendo Lounge & Restaurant which specializes in classic cocktails, including our famous Bloody Mary, chilled mimosa and wide array of fresh tropical juices and smoothies. We have a full service bar with an excellent choice of wines and spirit

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