5 Great Value For Money Resorts In Zanzibar – FAQ Fridays

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Welcome to another edition of Travelstart’s FAQ Friday with me, Nick Paul. This week we are going to be looking at 5 great value for money resorts in Zanzibar. These packages are not necessarily the cheapest, but they are the best value for money in terms of locations, inclusions and the quality of the hotel. All of the prices we are quoting are rough guidelines for per person sharing, travelling up until the 22nd of December 2014. The prices are for holidays including flights from Joburg, taxes, 7 nights accommodation, all meals and selected drinks, which include some alcoholic beverages.

Melia Hotel

If you are looking for great luxury, this is the best value for money hotel on the island. It is located on the northeast coast of Zanzibar, just 45 minutes away from the airport. It is a beautiful 40 acre estate with a fantastic beach and luxurious rooms.

At the resort:

  • 5 restaurants
  • 4 bars
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Spa
  • Wifi
  • Aqua gym
  • Beach Club
  • Table tennis
  • Kayaking
  • Beach volley ball
  • Diving & snorkeling

Prices from R16 550 pp sharing

Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa

Located one hour from the airport in the southeast of the island, Karafuu is known for its friendly service, excellent cuisine and great facilities.

At the resort:

  • 4 restaurants
  • 3 bars
  • 1 swimming pool
  • Kiddies pool
  • Water sports center (deep sea fishing, snorkeling and diving)
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Tennis courts
  • Wifi

Price: from R14 995 pp sharing

Voi Kiwengwa Resort

Just 40 minutes from the airport on the east coast of Zanzibar, the Voi Kiwengwa is on one of the best stretches of coastline on the whole island. The great Italian style resort has:

  • 5 restaurants
  • 1 bars
  • 1 swimming pool
  • Satellite TV lounge
  • Library
  • Spa
  • Tennis court
  • Fitness area
  • Aqua gym
  • Beach volley ball

Prices from R13 595pp sharing

Double Tree by Hilton

The 4 star Double Tree by Hilton is located on the northern tip of the island, about one hour from the airport.

You may think that it is unusual for there to be a Hilton on the island of Zanzibar, but this is not like any of the other city style Hiltons. This Hilton is right on the beach complete with swaying palm trees and a great island feel.

At the resort:

  • Swimming pool
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Fitness room
  • Pool table
  • Fishing
  • Laundry service

Prices from R12 960 pp sharing

Uroa Bay Beach Resort

This is the most affordable of the value for money resorts on Zanzibar. It is located on the east coast of Zanzibar alongside the quite little fishing village of Uroa. The resort boasts its very own private beach for its guests.

At the resort:

  • Restuarants
  • 2 bars
  • Swimming pool
  • Wellness centre
  • Conference room
  • Kite surfing
  • Diving
  • Tennis courts
  • Beach volley ball
  • Soccer
  • Local tours and Safaris

Prices from R11 495 pp sharing

So that is a rap of 5 affordable Zanzibar resorts. Just a reminder that all the prices we have quoted here are rough guidelines, per person sharing, limited to travel dates before 22nd of December 2014 and are subject to availability. Prices include: flights from Joburg,  taxes, 7 nights accommodation, all meals, and selected drinks.

If you are interested in getting a quote on one of these packages please contact TravelBar on 0861 878 278 or travelbar@travelstart.com

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