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Ras Michamvi Beach Resort

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P.O. Box 635, Michamvi, Tanzania (Formerly Hotel Ras Michamvi)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wicklow, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We stayed at this resort in December, low season, and consequently it was very quiet, with only another couple there. Its isolated location is great if you want some privacy, peace and quiet away from crowds and long walks on powder white beaches fringed with coral reefs. But this might not suit everyone, as the resort is far from Stone... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We visited Zanzibar in November 2014 and stayed at Ras Michamvi for a week. It is on the east side of the island, which is the most sunniest part especially during small rain saison. We didn't see a drop of rain ;-) The accommodation was great, a pool with a great sea view to a private beach and lovely staff.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Ras Michamvi is a bit of a hike from either the ferry, or the airport, but it's worth it. It's the kind of place that you go to when you want to get away from it all- and Ras Michamvi has quiet and solitude in spades. We visited in May- so this was presumably low season as we were perhaps... More 

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Norrkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Like the title says, the great view is the first thing that hits you. Ras Michamwi lies at the top of a cliff overlookibg the sea, with 180 degree views of the turquoise waters. The views are best seen from the restaurant where breakfast, lunch and dinner is served. As with all places, there are some plus and minuses: On... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Being an expat and working in Dar I visited Zanzibar last September for 4 weeks and stayed at Raz Michamvi for a week, among other places. Coming back to Zanzibar for a weeks break in the new year, there was one place I wanted to come back to again. The location is great for getting away from it all. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We stayed here for three nights. Good location near the Indean Ocean. Though a bit isolated from the rest of the island. If you are in search of sun, beach and rest, a toplocation. Our room with oceanview was spacious and clean. The bathroom a bit old fashioned, though also tidy and large. Garden, swimming pool, restaurant and beaches are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Its a beautiful place . Really quiet . GREAT food . The service is not only quick but quite polite too .The Blue Safari Experience is the best thing we have ever done as a family . I'd love to be back there !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This has been a lovely experience. The staff is amazingly kind and accommodating. Everyone was so friendly and made us feel right at home. Manyama, Elizabeth, Mwanaidi, Tatu (masseuse and henna expert) and everyone, from the lovely receptionists to the genius barman and the top notch chef twakushukuru. The activities highlighted in the hotel brochure are a sure plan. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My daughter and I stayed at this hotel for two nights. Due to airline complications we arrived here a day early but the manager, Charles, was able to get us in early! Charles was very helpful and friendly. This hotel is like no other! The grounds are gorgeous...words/pictures can't begin to describe the beauty here. It was like we were... More 

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Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We booked very late; the hotel was full; but we were given the opportunity to stay as first guests at the Beach Villa. It is right situated on the beach and has two big self-contained rooms. Although the villa wasn't fully ready yet - there were still some works outside - it was a wonderful experience to stay there. We... More 

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