Essque zalu Zanzibar hotel is a 5 star luxury accommodation found in Nungwi village in the far north of Zanzibar, 2km from Nungwi beach close to Lush Forest overlooking the Indian Ocean. The hotel is situated approximately an hour drive from Abeid amani karume international airport and stone town in the coastal and picturesque village of Nnungwi. The hotel is convenient and perfect for luxury travellers and tourists for relaxation and safari adventure who want to see the beautiful views of the Indian Ocean and surrounding areas.
Essque Zalu Zanzibar hotel consists of 40 elegant and luxury suites as well as 8 residences overlooking the panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and tropical lush GARDEN reflecting traditional building style with grass thatched roofs and high level of comfort.
All rooms are well elevated , decorated and furnished with private en-suite facilities of clean Flushing toilets , bathroom with hot and cold showers, wrapped mosquito nets , flat screen TVs, hair driers , living rooms dressing mirrors , Air conditioning , chairs , Free bottled water, satellites , extra rooms , free toiletries to mention but a few. Rooms have large verandas and terraces, you relax while overlooking with the stunning views over the Indian Ocean, garden views and surrounding areas. Each room is well equipped with excellent and comfortable queen and king sized beds with clean and washed beddings. Rooms are in different categories as mentioned above and sizes with single for individuals ,double beds/twin for sharing and triple/family rooming option with different cost ranging from 500$ per night and above sometimes rate goes slightly high during peak/ high season than in Low season.
Essque zalu Zanzibar hotel offers more services and facilities which include;
Two restaurants that serves different meals both international and African zanzibari inspired cuisine that meets guests choice. They get vegetables from their own gardens . Meals offered include. A breakfast at the beach while overlooking to a beautiful of Tranquil environment , lunch and dinner both in and outdoor dinners served by well trained, friendly and organized staff prepared by skilled chef.
Three well -stocked bar with a shared lounge with comfortable seats offering variety of refreshments like; local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers, you relax and sip the cocktail or monk tail while overlooking the beautiful views over the indian ocean , lush gardens and surrounding areas.
Services include; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry and house –keeping services available.
Health and fitness center Kids’ club, Gym that will make you sweat out all the stresses ,Zalu spa with sauna and steam that will make your body calm
Internet WIFI hotspot available at the hotel that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.
Business center with a conference halls that accommodates over 100 people for seminars meeting places for corporate functions like wedding ,honey moon package and many more.
Activities to do while at the lodge include; Full day island tour, dolphin spotting, visiting stone town and Jozani forest , cooking tours, night walking tours especially in stone town etc.
Zanzibar is not an independent country, it is the self –governing state in Tanzania found off the coast of East Africa . It is considered to be an old trade center in Tanzania, it is the Archipelago (group) of Islands and stone town is the historical city center located 6 km south from Zanzibar International airport . The airport is connected on daily basis with all the major East African Cities like; Kilimanjaro , Arusha, Dar-el-salaam , Nairobi and Mombasa and most of the airlines land directly on the Island making Europe, Asia, and North America relatively easy to reach . Zanzibar is the home of over 705,000 people speaking different languages with around 4 ethnic groups .
The country is lively mixture of culture , religion and cuisines. The best time to visit Zanzibar is during dry season in Jan to March or july to October and December. There are different accommodation in zanzibar ; Budget mid- range and luxury accommodation that are convenient ,affordable to visitors visiting the area. There are different and more attraction/ activities to do while in Zanzibar. They include ; visiting the beaches (nakupenda, nungwi, paje beaches etc)where most of the people travel Zanzibar for vacations ,and relaxations, Visiting the historical landmark of stone town (the heart and soul of Islands) , prison Island, Palace museum, Head to Jozan Forests , visiting caves , spice/cultural tours to different parts of Zanzibar especially local village , quad biking ,Parasailing boat trips and many other activities. One can visit Zanzibar and still travel to other different parts of Tanzania.