© Zuri Hotel

Best of Zanzibar: The best hotels, restaurants and souvenirs

One comes to Zanzibar above all because of the dreamy beaches. The semi-autonomous state of Tanzania is still a place of longing for many travellers. Falstaff TRAVEL informs you about the highlights of Zanzibar.

1 July 2022

Gourmet Tip

Mzee Husa Zanziblue

Chef Jussi Husa from Sweden has been combining Nordic, Mediterranean and Swahili cuisine for 25 years - this is artful fusion cuisine à la carte that is well worth seeing. In combination with the bright, chic ambience of the house it's a real gourmet hotspot. mzeehusa.com

©Mzee Husa Zanziblue


Hotel tips

And Beyond Mnemba Island


On the small island of Mnemba, in the shade of tropical pine forests, lie the rustic Banda round cabins of "and Beyond", which promise incomparable vacation moments to an exclusive number of only 24 guests. Beautiful Zanzibari carvings on dark wood are complemented here by high-quality, light-coloured natural fabrics; private butlers and wildchild programs for kids. An idyllic hideaway in the Indian Ocean! 

And Beyond Mnemba Island
andBeyond Mnemba Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Tel: +27 11 809 4300
Web: andbeyond.com.
Price: From € 1206,- incl. transfer and full board


Zuri Hotel

©Zuri Hotel, Adam Letch

In the north of Zanzibar, you are in good hands at Zuri. Hidden among the wildly romantic flora of a tropical garden are the 56 bungalows, suites and villas of the luxury resort with their high African roofs. From the private accommodations, in which modern design is combined with local craftsmanship, you can reach the white private beach in just a few minutes, and wellbeing is also on the agenda at Zuri: whether with yoga and fitness, in the "Maua" wellness spa or in the five restaurants with excellent culinary offerings.  

Zuri Hotel
Kendwa Zanzibar TZ, 73107 Zanzibar, Tanzania
Tel: +255 24 550 0111
Web: zurizanzibar.com
Price: From € 326,- per night including breakfast and dinner


Park Hyatt Zanzibar

©Tom Sullam 

Between charming alleys, ornate Zanzibar doors and noisy markets, the Park Hyatt Zanzibar is located in the centre of Stone Town. The five-star hotel stands for timeless elegance, light-flooded suites and excellent service - here you live an exclusive sense of style. Incomparable: the view of the Indian Ocean from the infinity pool will certainly be remembered for a long time. 

Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Shangani Street Stone Town Zanzibar TZ, 4255 Zanzibar, Tanzania
Tel: +255 24 550 1234
Web: hyatt.com
Price: From € 369,- including breakfast


Shopping Tip

Natural beautifiers
Inaya Zanzibar uses only natural ingredients for its handmade skincare products. inayazanzibar.com

©Inaya Zanzibar


Related: Finally long distance travel again - Zanzibar

Text: Karin Cerny, Marion Genetti and Christina Horn

This article appeared in the Falstaff TRAVEL issue Spring 2022.

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