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Essque Zalu Zanzibar

From $634 Night Tanzania, Zanzibar


Why so chic? Why our travel experts chose this hotel

  • world class spa

  • relaxed island vibe

  • kids club for 4-12 year olds

Chic Treats Only when you book with Chic

20% off spa treatments

room upgrade

early check-in/out

Offers

Chic
OFFER

Up to 40% Off

Stay a minimum of 2 nights and receive 20% off for stays in any suite type and 40% off stays in all villa types.
Valid for bed and breakfast (suite offer) and half board (suite and villa offers) until 22nd December 2017.

Overview

Essque Zalu Zanzibar is, as the name suggests, a hip beachside hideaway on Zanzibar, the exotic honeymoon island just off the coast of Tanzania. Situated on the north east coast of Zanzibar this idyllic boutique hotel is everything you could wish for from a romantic holiday in the sun.

Surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, the island is steeped in mystery and history from the exotic spice plantations to the tumbling streets of Swahili.


Awards




'Best for Romance', Condé Nast Johansens Awards - 2017

Best Luxury Honeymoon Hotel, World Luxury Hotel Awards - 2017

World Luxury Spa Award - 2016

Activities

Zanzibar is known around the world as a romantic island hideaway, famous for its beautiful beaches and turquoise waters and because of its barefoot chic vibe you don't need to pack much.

You can do nothing but laze by the pool, relax on the beach or head to the world-class spa, or you can try your hand at scuba diving, snorkeling or some of the other water sports available on the island including parasailing and jet skiing.

There are two marine turtle sanctuaries right next to the hotel, worth a visit during your stay. If you are looking for advice on what to do and where to go, your Personal Navigator can put together an itinerary for you which might include a luxury safari in a game reserve, an amble through Stone Town (the oldest Swahili coastal trading town), a hike along the Marangu route or a tour of the famous spice plantations.

We love the idea of setting sail in a wooden dhow and heading for Prison Island for the day where you can sunbathe or swim alongside giant turtles, a very different setting to when it was a detention centre for African slaves.

Africology is the name of the spa which offers a holistic and organic experience for men and for women. It also offers treatments for kids whilst educating them on the importance of a healthy lifestyle, however, if you want to enjoy a pampering session in the spa you can always leave your kids (4-12-year-olds) in the Tinga Club where they will be entertained, educated and looked after.

Dining

You won't go hungry during your stay at Essque Zalu Zanzibar as there are 3 restaurants to choose from showcasing local as well as international cuisine. Market Kitchen serves simple delicious food available all day long including fresh seafood, salads, and meats.

The Jetty is in a fantastic position right on the water and is a romantic and relaxed al fresco dining experience which focuses on fresh seafood. Here you can watch the local dhows sail by, relax with a cocktail or gaze into the sunset.

Of course, you may prefer to head to Baobab Bar for an aperitif or if you fancy a drink whilst getting ready for dinner have one of the mixologists come to you with your favourite cocktail. With a little notice, you can even book in-room dining in the luxury of your suite or villa.

 

 

Facilities

air conditioning
babysitting
bar
child friendly
diving
gardens
private beach
restaurant
spa treatment room
swimming pool
weddings
WiFi/Internet

Location



Address: Nungwi, Zanzibar, Zanzibar, 3151 , Tanzania


Nearest airport:

Zanzibar International Airport, 1 hour and 20 minutes by car. (Approximately 64.2km).


How to get there:

Taxi from Dar es Salaam city centre to airport: 20 mins to 1 hour
Flight from Dar es Salaam to Stone Town: 20 mins
Car from Stone Town to Essque Zalu Zanzibar: 50 mins
Ferry from Dar es Salaam to Stone Town: 2 hours


Rooms

Carefully constructed using natural and local materials, this boutique hotel on Zanzibar also takes advantage of its idyllic position ensuring that each of the 40 suites and 3 and 4 bedrooms villas have views of either the Indian Ocean or surrounding tropical gardens.

Garden View Suite

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  • Max 3 persons

  • 80 m2

These beautiful suites, sleeping up to three, offer a separate sleeping area with a king bed or two twin beds, a luxurious lounge and a bathroom with shower. With luscious garden views these One Bedroom Suites are either ground floor with terrace or upper floor with patio, each offering outside space. Cotbeds, available on request.

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Superior Garden View Suites

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  • Max 3 persons

  • 85 m2

With luscious garden and partial views of the turquoise blue sea, these One Bedroom Suites sleeping three offer a kingsize bed , en-suite bathroom and patio. Cotbeds available on request.

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Ocean View Suite

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  • Max 2 persons

  • 80 m2

These beautiful suites, sleeping three, offer a separate sleeping area with a king bed or two twin beds, a luxurious lounge and a bathroom with shower. Slightly larger than our other Suites, each provide a magnificent ocean view. Cotbeds available on request.

Ocean View Suite

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Seafront Suite

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  • Max 2 persons

  • 80 m2

These beautiful suites, sleeping three, offer a separate sleeping area with a kingsize bed, a luxurious lounge and a bathroom with shower. All are on the ground floor with a patio. Located right at the front of the resort and offer unrestricted spectacular views of the mesmerizing Indian Ocean. Cotbeds available on request.

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3 Room Garden Villa with Pool

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  • Max 6 persons

  • 2 King beds, 2 Single beds
  • 193 m2
Amenities: balcony/terrace, cookware / utensils, garden view, kitchen

Each of these villas, sleeping six, feature their very own private pool, in room dining, a private massage area, spacious living room and kitchen . The villas also boast either a terrace or balcony, upon which to laze. This villa has three bedrooms, two with a king bed and the third with twin beds. Each boasts a ground floor patio and upper terrace. Cotbeds available on request.

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3 Room Ocean View Villa with Pool

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  • Max 6 persons

  • 2 King beds, 2 Single beds
  • 300 m2
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4 Room Ocean View Villa with Pool

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  • Max 8 persons

  • 350 m2
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3 Room Seafront Villa with Pool

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This is ‘THE’ villa, sleeping six, offering a perfect location with unrestricted breathtaking views of the magnificent Indian Ocean and a swimming pool. This villa is larger than our other three bedroom villas with a patio and upper terrace. Two rooms offer a kingsize bed and the third offers a twin. Cotbeds available on request.

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4 Room Seafront Villa with Pool

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Our Four Bedroom Ocean Front Suite , sleeping eight, enjoys the sound of the lapping Indian Ocean with unrestricted views of the beautiful sea. Offering three king bedrooms and one twin, a patio and upper terrace. Cotbeds available on request.

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Conditions

Payments policy

15% deposit is due at the time of booking and the remaining amount is due 6 weeks before check in.

Cancellation policy

If cancelled/ modified up to 14 days prior to arrival date, 25% will be charged. 
Cancellations made 14 days or more from check in date: the amount equal to 1 night’s accommodation and tax will be charged

Why book with us?

Only the most chic

Each hotel selected for its unique charm and experience by Lulu the founder.

Chic Treats

Special benefits only guests booking through Chic Retreats obtain.

Price Match Promise

If you find your stay cheaper elswhere we will price match and give you £50 towards your next stay with us.

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