Surrounded by a beautiful tropical garden, located on the south-east coast of Zanzibar next to a beach with soft white sand, it is the ideal place for a romantic holiday for two. Praised for excellent service, it offers a wide selection of restaurants serving dishes from the international and African cuisine, as well as bars, including a swim-up bar. Maasai evening takes place twice a week, during which you can try the traditional dishes and watch a Maasai dance show. On site, especially for people in love - a spa overlooking the ocean!
LOCATION: on a small hill and coral cliff, approx. 1 km from the village of PINGWE, approx. 60 km from Stone Town; approx. 65 km from the airport in Zanzibar.
BEACH: private, white sand, concrete pier leading through the shallow water at low tide, gently shelving beach, right next to the hotel (depending on exact accommodation: 100-200 m), access via hotel premises, free umbrellas, sunbeds, mattresses and towels.
HOTEL: five-star, built in 1995, regularly renovated, 138 rooms, complex of ground-floor buildings, consists of parts: main building, Bondeni part and the new Maasai Village, spacious lobby, 24h reception, 5 restaurants: main Kijijii with terrace - buffet meals, waiting service, international, African and seafood cuisine, Bondeni - in the hotel part Bondeni, buffet breakfasts, à la carte lunches and dinners (earlier reservation required), international and African cuisine, Eatalian - à la carte, Italian cuisine and pizza, open during lunch and dinner (earlier reservation required), children's menus and highchairs available in restaurants, vegetarian dishes, La Grand Blue on a cliff overlooking the ocean - à la carte, seafood, restaurant for an additional fee (earlier reservation required), floating restaurant approx. 200 m into the ocean with seafood (opened on request, depending on the weather), restaurant in Maasai Village part - Swahili cuisine, fireplace and BBQ, open twice a week during Maasai evening, Zanzi bar, Bondeni bar, swim-up bar; souvenir stalls, shop with beach accessories, money exchange; conference centre for 200 people, terrace overlooking the pool, garden and ocean, large tropical garden; extra charges: wireless Internet (approx. 10 USD/day, approx. 50 USD/week), room service, on-call doctor, laundry, hairdresser; level differences occur on the premises of the hotel; credit cards accepted: Visa. MasterCard.
ROOM:standard garden: 2-person (1 extra bed available), approx. 25 m2, individually controlled air-conditioning, ventilator, mosquito net, bathroom (shower, wc; hairdryer), TV, telephone, safety deposit box, coffee/tea set; extra charges: mini-bar, wireless Internet (approx. 10 USD/day, approx. 50 USD/week); terrace (table and chairs); garden-view; cottage: 2-person (1 or 2 extra beds for children available), approx. 30 m², standard garden room furnishing, African style furniture, dressing room, terrace with wooden chairs, table and small sofa, garden-view; junior suite: 4-person, approx. 30 m², standard garden room furnishing, equipped with African style furniture, dressing room, terrace with wooden chairs, table and small sofa, sea-view; cottage and junior suite room on order, at a charge.
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: main swimming pool, saltwater, approx. 250 m², depth 0.6-1.7 m, separate p for children, swimming pool in Bondeni part, saltwater, approx. 200 m², depth 0.5-1.5 m, separate p for children, swimming pool in Maasai Village part, saltwater, approx. 100 m², depth 0.5-1.5 m, umbrellas, sunbeds, mattresses and towels available by the pool free of charge; 2 tennis courts with floodlights (payable: approx. 10 USD/h), gym (open: 6.00-12.00, 16.00-19.00), table tennis, volleyball, boccia, darts, aerobics, aqua aerobics, stretching; playground for children, disco, animations for adults and children, artistic program, cabaret, beach party, Maasai dance shows, Maasai evening twice a week; extra charges: pool table, games room, diving centre, watersports on the beach; spa centre: payable: small outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, beauty treatments, massages, manicure, pedicure.
ALL INCLUSIVE (at a surcharge): breakfast (7.30-10.00) in the main restaurant or Bondeni, lunch (12.30-14.00), dinner (19.30-21.30) in the main restaurant; coffee, tea, biscuits (17.00-17.30); soft drinks in indicated bars and restaurants (7.30-24.00) and local alcoholic drinks in Zanzi bar, Bondeni bar and pool bar (10.00-24.00); Maasai evening 2 times a week; wearing all inclusive bands is required.
CONTACT: 00255/777413647, www.karafuuzanzibar.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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