Zawadi Hotel


Zawadi Hotel

Zawadi is a small luxury beach hotel which sits in a pretty cove on Zanzibar’s Michamvi peninsula.

Zawadi offers just 12 luxury villas, laid out along a low cliff with fabulous views of the ocean, and surrounded by tropical spice trees, coconut palms, and colourful bougainvillea. Below the villas is an infinity swimming pool and beach bar. Just a 10-minute walk from the beach is the Oba Oba lagoon which provides opportunities for snorkelling even in low tide.


Zawadi’s twelve luxury villas are bright and chic, making use good of neutral colours and stylish interior décor. Each villa is open-plan with a small lounge area, large double bed, air conditioning, and minibar. The bathrooms are equipped with freestanding bathtubs, walk in showers and double vanity units. Each villa has a large veranda with private plunge pool, sun loungers and ocean views.


Drift Wood Restaurant (serving breakfast and dinner)
Mswakini Beach bar (serving lunch and drinks)


Spa (treatments can also be arranged in your villa)
Open air gym – with benches, chin-up bars and weights
Jogging track (900m) through the gardens
Infinity pool

Activities (some are payable locally)

Scuba diving (through nearby dive centre)

Child Policy

Children over 16 years are welcome at Zawadi