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Essque Zalu Zanzibar

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Pool & Beach (265)
Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Take a deep breath of fresh Indian ocean air, relax and unwind. Essque Zalu Zanzibar is an intimate boutique destination nestled in a natural cove in the north east coast of Unguja (alias Zanzibar). Essque Zalu Zanzibar combines contemporary luxury with a real sense of place. This boutique hotel has the turquoise waters of the Indian ocean to one side and lush green forest to the other, and there is just a hint of spice in the warm and fragrant tropical air. At Essque Zalu Zanzibar, create your own personal paradise, your own kind of luxury, an experience of a lifetime. Choose from 40 individual suites and 8 villas all with picturesque views over the lush tropical garden or the ocean turquoise blue. Our suites offer a luxurious-styled space crafted from local materials, adorned with native artwork and housed under a traditional pitched makuti roof. From farm to table, we take great pride in our sumptuous cooking. Satisfy your taste buds with a choice of two unique restaurants, three well stocked bars and a variety of destination dining experiences. Unashamedly indulgent, the Spa comprises of two couples treatment rooms, four single rooms, vichy shower, a sauna and steam room - a haven of restorative and rejuvenating perfection. Using only 100% truly organic and natural ingredients, our focus is on capturing the intelligence of nature in the restorative process. We know that the essence of nature can synergistically interact with the energy system, and this knowledge forms the basis of our Africology creations, all orchestrated to help you lead a more holistic lifestyle. Essque Zalu is your outpost into the first steps of the wildness and tranquility of Zanzibar. Reconnect with nature and experience a land rich in life and uninhabited space. We offer guests the opportunity to partake in activities to experience some of the islands most Spectacular and scenic excursions.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Lagoon View
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Stayed in one of the 3 bedroom villas for a week with my family. It is a lovely property and we really enjoyed it. Villas a spacious and stylish, nice toiletries and turn down service. The pool area is stunning and we spent most days there swimming. We did half board and the
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Was here with to of my friends. Had a blast stay. The hotel was very beautiful, super clean and big rooms. The staff were polite, friendly and understanding. We were served with wet warm hand towels and drinks at the reseption upon our arrival. Breakfast was just wow (delicious
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The facilities were very good! Excellent beach view and nice swimming pool. Amazing villa. Super foods. The staff was so friendly and so helpful. Very close to the beautiful beach in Zanzibar. Overall experience was positive
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Hotel not up to standard and definitely not worth its price. When we first checked in we were given a villa that was dirty and with a unusable private pool (yellow and very low water), we were changed to a another villa slightly better but with on AC in one of the three rooms
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Lovely place at the quiet end of Nungwi. brilliant infinity pool, very nice staff and wonderful accomodation makes this a perfect hideaway. Excellent breakfast served between 7 and 11 am. Spa Treatments a bit on the pricy side (120 $ / h massage) and you are best advised to shop
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Sorry for not answering sooner. We booked the transfer as part of our package and also the half board. But believe me the place is stunning and the staff are so friendly and attentive, it’s a worthy experience
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Are there scuba and snorkeling facilities?
No not from here... go towards The east of Zanzibar for some excellent deals on scuba and the snorkelling.
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you could take a taxi to the main nungwi beach thats like 5 mins away for 10 usd maximum. yes safari is a good option as well however please check on the season as if its the rainy season then safari would not be a good option.
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Is laundry included in the all inclusive package?
No, it is not. We paid for it separately. It is not too expensive.
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"Villa 1 amazing"
"Ocean view room"
"We had the villa to ourselves! Best views ever!"
"Make sure you clarify your plan we had half-board but didnt include some of the thing in the menu"
"Sea side Bungalow"
US$328 - US$786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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