Just 6 rooms and suites
Room upgrade (subject to availability)
Early check in/late check out (subject to availability)
Uzuri Villa is a boutique hotel in Zanzibar designed and built by Sandro Gurioli, an Italian designer, together with his wife Elga Giannini. It is small but beautiful with just 3 suites and 3 junior suites.
Uzuri in Swahili means “wonder” and when you arrive you'll be mesmerized by the landscape, the villa and the setting. Sitting directly on the beach on the outskirts of the fishing village of Jambiani this hip hideaway is where you'll want to simply relax and enjoy the Indian Ocean, ideal if you like to be away from the crowds and be off the beaten track.
You’ll appreciate the authentic furnishings and interiors of the Villa, food prepared with love and passion – all the comforts of a boutique hotel, starting with a heartfelt welcome.
Indulge your senses with a romantic dinner or a relaxing massage directly on the beach. This barefoot chic hideaway has no dress code and is all about the simple pleasures of a luxury beach holiday; listening to the sound of the sea, dipping your toes in the water, dining with your feet in the sand.
The garden is directly on the beach and the sea is just a hop and skip away from the pool. Keep an eye on the tide times. as when it's low tide (usually around 12.00 p.m.) the sea retreats back to the coral reef and exposes the bottom of the sea allowing you to take a walk in the water up to the barrier reef.
There are plenty of trips to enjoy during your stay and it's worth doing a couple if you're staying 5 days or more. The sailing rip on the
Breakfast is included and then lunch and dinner are decided by you as and when you want. There's no menu as such as the meals are made for you so just let the staff know what you like and together you can make up the menu. The selection of freshly-caught seafood is fantastic and includes crabs, prawns, and lobsters.
You can take your meals anywhere you like, on the beach, in the living room, by the pool or in the large private garden.
spa treatment room
Jambiani, Zanzibar 72108, Tanzania
The villa is located about an hour drive from the airport of Zanzibar on the east coast of the island. Private transfers to and from the airport are
The airport is
Tipping is forbidden in the airport but some staff might still ask you for tips, telling you will avoid the security control: try not to give tips in the airport, just be kind and resolute and walk away, nothing will happen to you. In any case, if any of the airport staff asks you to open your suitcase for a control, do it immediately: it is always a very quick check which lasts a few minutes
Zanzibar airport is 1 hour away.
VISA on arrival: once you have landed, you have to queue to clear customs and get the VISA. The tourist VISA costs 50 dollars (Euros are also accepted, but it is not convenient as they usual exchange dollar/euro at 1.1
Check-in time: 13:00
Check-out time: 11:00
Early check-in: no
Late check-out: no
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