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Zanzibar - Fabulous and new 5* Zuri - 7 nights

Zanzibar - Fabulous and new 5* Zuri - 7 nights

Zanzibar-Stonetown, Zanzibar / Tanzania

From: R 24,995.00
Inc Tax
  • Prices

    JNB: R 24,995.00
  • Trip Reference

    #9352
  • Flights

    Flights Included
  • Duration

    7 Nights
  • Valid From

    1st of September 2018 (Saturday)
  • Valid To

    21st of December 2018 (Friday)
  • Need Visa's

    South Africa: Yes
    British: Yes
    European Union: Yes
    American: Yes
About the Holiday

Zuri means beautiful in Swahili, the language of the island of Zanzibar, and beautiful certainly is an apt description for this new resort where just 55 designer bungalows, suites and villas with ceilings reaching for the sky are spread across 32 acres of tropical garden including a private spice garden, complete with its own relaxation pods. This fabulous resort is located on the North West Coast, Kendwa Beach.
 
The accommodation faces West and the majority of the 55 Bungalows, Suites and Villas offer stunning views over the ocean whilst just a few bungalows offer a partial ocean view or are located amongst the tranquil tropical gardens. Award winning interior designers Jestico+Whiles have combined beautiful and elegant interiors with a unique African flavour which includes local artworks.

The rooms have

  • Air conditioning
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Organic bathroom amenities
  • Outdoor showers
  • 48” TV with satellite channels
  • In-room safe (Suites and Villas only) 
  • Bathtub (Suites and Villas only)

The resort operates on a Half Board basis with options to upgrade to Full Board, All Inclusive and Premium All Inclusive.

Please enquire about the all inclusive package as this special is half board only.

Restaurants 

Upendo Restaurant
The main restaurant overlooks the entire resort and live cooking stations prepare international cuisine with an African/Indian Ocean twist.

Maischa
The pool restaurant and provides a fusion cuisine menu during the day and Middle Eastern and Omani food at night.

The Beach Restaurant and Bar 
Offer finger foods and small bites together with an extensive range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

‘Dining by Design’ 
Offers the opportunity of romantic candlelit dinners or private cooking lessons in various different locations throughout the resort.

Peponi Bar
A great spot for an after dinner drink and cigars.

Pool Bar

Dhow Bar
A beachfront venue for the exclusive use of Suite and Villa guests.

Spa
Maua Wellness has 3 massage rooms and a salon offering a range of treatments, manicures, pedicures, facials and a hairdresser. 
The Spa also has a Jacuzzi deck with sunbeds.
Safi Yoga enables guests to balance themselves in a peaceful environment with a magnificent ocean view.

Facilities and Activities

  • Infinity Pool
  • Watersports Centre
  • Souvenir shop
  • Book and DVD library
  • Dive Centre
  • Fitness Centre & Indoor Gym
  • Spice Garden

Read the owners introduction to this beautiful resort:

"ZURI" MEANS "BEAUTIFUL" IN SWAHILI, WHICH IS THE LANGUAGE OF THE ISLAND OF ZANZIBAR. AND THAT IS PRECISELY THE FEELING WE WANT YOU TO EXPERIENCE IN OUR 32 ACRE MICRO-UNIVERSE. WHEN THINKING HOW BEST TO EVOKE THE BEAUTY OF ZURI TO YOU SENSUALLY, WE FOCUSED METICULOUSLY ON 3 MAIN AREAS:

THE BEACH was the reason why I bought the land many years ago. Unlike most Zanzibar beaches where one must walk 500m to swim at low tide, our beach, settled in the large lagoon, is always perfect. I have travelled the world and stayed in the most luxurious sea-front properties, but I still consider Zuri's beach as one of the best on Earth. It is not just the white sand and the incredible color of the turquoise Indian Ocean, but also the local way of life, which is so cheerful and optimistic. When you see the dhows (the traditional wooden sailing boats) at a distance during the spectacular sunsets, you do not need to practice mindfulness or meditation training to enjoy the present moment and understand the power of now.

THE HOTEL is not made up of rooms; just villas, and bungalows. Each separated from one another to attain absolute privacy, and all of them outfitted with outdoor showers and large terraces. The size of our plot could easily accommodate twice as many houses, but we decided to build only 55 of them. Nestled on a west-facing slope, most of the units enjoy direct sea-views. And our ceilings reach for the sky: African-style roofing delivers a breathtaking cathedral-like feeling over your bed and cannot be compared to anything you would find in busy Western cities. On the other hand, being so far away from civilization, we did not want to compromise the quality of your connection with the rest of the world, which is why we have built our own dedicated fast internet line to the mainland – the only hotel in Zanzibar to date!

THE GARDEN is the icing on the cake. I do not mean the private spice garden covering a quarter of our land - the only one of its kind in the area. I mean that Zuri itself IS the garden. All the villas and bungalows are just part of an enormous tropical park which you can enjoy by walking through and investigating. Hundreds of gardeners and landscape designers needed more than two years to select all the trees and flowers, in which you can bask. The result is an enormous tribute to the pinnacle of Zanzibar and its rich historical legacy.

Today, when more and more things tend to feel and taste the same, it is not an overstatement to say that Zanzibar is different. Located just on the Equator, the colours are more intense, more saturated, more vibrant. And, for some reason, the time runs differently as well! In this environment, it is so easy to forget our daily routines, to rouse our dormant imagination, and to perceive life from a new angle. Stop "doing" and start "being". Because, ultimately, - we are human beings, not human doings! And it all began in Africa :-)

I wish you many Zuri moments.

Vaclav Dejcmar

Includes & Excludes
Includes
  • Return flights to Zanzibar on the scheduled, direct services of Mango
  • Approximate taxes, levies & surcharges
  • Return resort transfers
  • 7 nights accommodation in a Garden Bungalow
  • Breakfast & dinner daily

Please note: 1 FREE Night included

Excludes
  • Health and Travel Insurance
  • Meals not specified
  • Items of a personal nature
Package Conditions:

This fare level is determined by Mango’s yield management of their seats and is not a set fare level but rather subject to the load factor booked on a specific date.A peak season supplement applies for travel 01 - 25 July, 30 September - 10 October and 12 December 2018 - 19 January 2019

The above package is subject to availability at time of reservation. Price is per person sharing. Prices are subject to change in accordance with currency fluctuations and increased airfares. When making a booking enquiry it is important that you are in possession of the correct documentation to travel i.e. visas, inoculation certificates etc. Please check that all names and surnames are spelt exactly as they appear in the relevant passports. Fares, where indicated, are based on low season rates.

Zanzibar-Stonetown
Stone Town or Mji Mkongwe, in Swahili, is the old part of Zanzibar City, the capital of the island of Zanzibar, a part of Tanzania.

The town was the centre of trade on the East African coast between Asia and Africa before the colonization of the mainland in the late 1800s after which the focus moved to Mombasa and Dar es Salaam. The main export was spices and particularly cloves. For many years Stone Town was a major centre for the slave trade; Slaves were obtained from mainland Africa and traded with the Middle East.

Two large buildings dominate the main front of Stone Town. One is Beit-El-Ajaib or the House of Wonders, which was built by Sultan Seyyid Barghash as a grand palace for ceremonial purposes. The other is the Arab Fort which stands on the site of a former Portuguese settlement and was converted to a fort during the 18th Century.

It is a place of winding alleys, bustling bazaars, mosques and grand Arab houses whose original owners vied with each other over the extravagance of their dwellings. This one-upmanship is particularly reflected in the brass-studded, carved, wooden doors - there are more than 500 different examples of this handiwork. You can spend many idle hours and days just wandering through the fascinating labyrinth of narrow streets and alleyways.
Terms and Conditions

Prices are based on per person sharing.
Due to the volatility in the South African currency and the price of fuel affecting the price of air tickets we cannot ensure the accuracy of the price as mentioned. The price was correct at the time of printing on 04 July 2018.

Terms and Conditions apply.

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