A white beach with sand like powder, an intensively blue ocean, the tropical garden with palm trees and bougainvillea, the scent of Zanzibar spices are only the beginning to unforgettable holidays. Cosy, in a pleasant club form, it is an excellent place for family holidays. Group fun during sport activities and entertainment programmes, an excellent atmosphere, which is created by the satisfied Guests from all over the world and friendly staff let you enjoy the African sun. Low-rise buildings and comfortable rooms in bungalows are maintained in complete elegance and simplicity of the local style. The hotel is known for its good cooking, you need to taste the exotic dishes from the local Swahili cuisine. You will fall in love with this place at first sight, because "mapenzi" in Swahili means love.
LOCATION: approx. 1 km from the village of Pwani Michangani, approx. 3 km from the small village of KIWENGWA, on a hill descending to the beach; approx. 45 km from the airport in Zanzibar.
BEACH: Mahonda Beach, public, white, fine sand, gently shelving beach, approx. 200 m from hotel reception, access via hotel garden, on a separate p of the beach: free umbrellas, sunbeds, mattresses and towels.
HOTEL: four-star, elegant and modern, built in 1996, renovated in 2021, 87 rooms including 19 swahili, 38 superior and 30 beach villa rooms, spacious lobby, 24-hour reception, The Palm main restaurant – buffet style dishes, international cuisine with African corner, children's highchairs available, vegetarian dishes, Nakupenda beach restaurant– serves pizza and à la carte, highchairs for children available, open 12.00-15.00 (prior reservation required); Suli-Suli – on the beach, seafood and fish (open 19.30-21.30; extra charge); Hibiscus – pool bar, beach bar Upepo, at the reception – water pipe, Arabic coffee (extra charge); boutique with jewellery, souvenirs and clothing; meeting room for 20 people, garden-view terrace, free wireless Internet in indicated places; extra charge: Internet café (approx. 7 EUR/30 min.), laundry service; level differences and stairs occur on the premises of the hotel – not recommended for people with reduced mobility; credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard.
ROOM:standard swahili: 2-person (1 extra bed for children available), approx. 25 m², elegant, well-maintained, in African style, individually controlled air-conditioning, bathroom (shower, wc; hairdryer), mosquito nets, telephone, mini-bar (filled up upon arrival), coffee/tea set, safety deposit box; free cot for children up to 2 years old on order before arrival; balcony or terrace (table and chairs); garden-view; superior: 2-person, approx. 25-30 m², swahili standard room furnishing, side sea-view; willa beach front: 2-person (1 or 2 extra beds for children available), approx. 35 m², completely renovated, on the beach, swahili standard room equipment, additionally: flat TV, wireless Internet, mini-bar (filled up daily), front sea-view.
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: swimming pool, fresh water, approx. 400 m², depth 0.3-1.5 m, free umbrellas, sunbeds, mattresses and towels by the pool; beach volleyball, table tennis, canoes, windsurfing, sport and recreation activities; extra charge: diving centre, water sports, Mvua SPA massages center.
ALL INCLUSIVE: buffet breakfast (7.30-10.00), buffet lunch (13.00-15.00), buffet dinner (19.30-21.30) in the main restaurant (due to reconstruction works till 29.02.2020 main dishes served in beach restaurant); snacks in bars (12.00-18.00); soft drinks (10.00-24.00) and local alcoholic drinks (12.00-24.00); lunch in the Nakupenda Beach restaurant (earlier reservation required).
CONTACT: 0025/5774414268, www.planhotel.com
The hours of serving meals provided in the offer as well as the functioning of particular elements of the hotel infrastructure may be subject to slight changes due to seasonality, weather conditions, guests' requests or force majeure, which the hotelier will not have the control of.
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