• Rooms
    Diamonds Star of the East is home to 9 single villas and 2 double villas, exuding luxury and contemporary African style. Not only will you have the spacious villa to yourself but also your very own private pool, gardens and terrace, perfect for enjoying the African sun in complete peace and tranquillity. Two of the villas also offer a hydromassage Jacuzzi bath, making for the ultimate bath time soak. All villas have luxury features including: King-size bed (or one large bed and two single beds) Air-conditioningFlat screen TVDVD player and Nintendo WiiLaptop computerFree WiFiPrivate bar The hotel’s attentive staff are always on hand to help you with your every need 24 hours a day, offering services ranging from dry cleaning to butler service.
    One bedroom Villa

    One bedroom Villa

    Max 2 guests
    1 King bed
    235 m2

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    One Bedroom Villa- 3 Guests

    One Bedroom Villa- 3 Guests

    Max 3 guests
    1 King bed, 1 Single bed
    235 m2

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    Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
    Opening Hours 09.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)
  • Overview

    Why so chic?

    Why travel experts chose this hotel
    • Located in one of the world’s best diving destinations

    • Winner of theLuxury Private Pool Villa 2015 award

    • Private beach and Rain Spa

    Chic Treats

    Only when you book with Chic

    Room upgrade (subject to availability)

    Early check-in/ late check-out (subject to availability)

    Welcome drink


    Located within its own private sanctuary on Zanzibar’s Nungwi Beach, Diamonds Star of the East is a collection of 11 private luxury villas with a difference. Offering incredible views out over the glittering Indian Ocean and the famous Zanzibar sunsets, the resort boasts not only the stunning self-contained villas but also a private beach, open-air gym and a spa. Each villa is named after a precious gemstone, combined both modern and African influences to create a design which is comfortable and traditional. At Diamonds Star of the East, you can enjoy your very own private corner of this wonderful African island, with tranquillity and relaxation awaiting you.

    To help your stay run more smoothly, beds and cots are available for children, and babysitting can also be arranged. Children will love making sandcastles at the beach and splashing around in the pool/

    Zanzibar is now regarded as one of the world’s best diving destinations, with the coast opening out onto clear blue waters and colourful coral reefs, home to a variety of marine life. At Diamonds Star of the East, you can enjoy a once in a lifetime experience diving in the Indian Ocean, as well as enjoying a number of other water sports. Try your hand at a number of great activities including sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, water-skiing, wakeboarding, underwater fishing and banana boating. For those seeking a more relaxing break, you can really pamper yourself and indulge at the Mvua African Rain Spa, which uses a number of natural ingredients and traditional methods across a variety of treatments. Treat yourself to massages, facials, rituals, scrubs and more.

    Diamonds Star of the East all-inclusive service offers three delicious meals a day at the on-site restaurant, while snacks, canapes, drinks and cocktails can be enjoyed from morning through to dusk. Each villa also has its own mini-bar which is restocked daily, and room service is available should you wish to eat in the comfort of your villa. Offering an international a la carte menu, the Ocean Blue Restaurant is located on-site and overlooks the Indian Ocean. Meanwhile, the Tiara Lounge Bar is much more laid-back and is perfect for enjoying a selection of snacks and canapes, alongside a wide range of local and international drinks and cocktails. Guests are also welcome to use the bars and restaurants at the nearby Diamonds La Gemma dell'Est Resort.

  • Facilities
    • air conditioning

    • babysitting

    • bar

    • child friendly

    • diving

    • gardens

    • gym/fitness room

    • restaurant

    • spa treatment room

    • swimming pool

    • WiFi/Internet

  • Location

    Nungwi Road, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Nungwi P.O.Box 4700, Tanzania


    On the Beach
    3km from the village of Nunqwi
    62km from Zanzibar city centre

    How to get there?

    Diamonds Star of the East is a seventy-five-minute drive north of Zanzibar International Aiport via the Nungwi Road (Approximately 61.9km distance). Transfer and shuttle services are available from the airport.

    Nearest airport

    Zanzibar airport - 50 minutes by car

  • Conditions
    Payments policy

    Full payment is required at the time of booking.

    Cancellation policy

    A cancellation fee of 100% will be applied if cancelled within 5 days of arrival.

    Check-in/check-out policy

    Check-in time: 14:00

    Check-out time: 12:00

    Early check-in: no

    Late check-out: no

    Pets policy

    No pets allowed. Fee is $0

    Please note

    Infrastructure tax is not included (1 USD per person per night). Tax must be paid directly at the hotel at the arrival.



Each hotel specially selected for its unique charm


Special benefits only guests booking through Chic Retreats obtain.


If you find your stay cheaper elsewhere we will give you £50 towards your next stay with us.


Please ask for details about our airport transfer service

Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
Opening Hours 09.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)