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Ngalawa Beach Village

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Chwaka Bay (East Coast) | P.O. Box 3557, Tanzania
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Secunda, South Africa
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Ngalawa for 7 nights on a full board basis (all meals included). Stone Town, Spice Tour and Safari Blue included. Clean room & balcony overlooking resort towards mangrove. Resort has its own pool. Good food. Well managed. All else not prepaid for quite expensive in South African terms.

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Thank BlackKoffie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this haven purely by chance.. and thank goodness we did!! We went from thinking well this is Africa.. we'll be home soon (DXB) TO NOOOOOOOOOO... We don't want to leave!! We were welcomed into a family atmosphere as soon as we walked up the stairs to the charming beach bar.. our fears from our booked accommodation were... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a luxury to stay at this small, delightful, family-run establishment (with a beach – except at very high tides), a little removed from the more touristy parts of the island, but close enough, (when you felt you should rouse yourself from relaxing to become a tourist) to experience all that Zanzibar has to offer – snorkeling, sun, spices and... More 

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Thank Jos059
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Zanzibar for the first time, not quite knowing what to expect. WOW!! We were completely blown away. Joanne and Sandru went out of their way to accommodate us and makes us feel at home. After meeting Joanne, she was SUPER kind to us, and we got upgraded to the 'Honeymoon' suite, even though we were not on honeymoon.... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely fabulous week - from the moment we arrived were made to feel part of the family, the food was amazing, the staff friendly,helpful & knowledgeable - whether you just wanted to chill on the beach or trip around the island everyday nothing was too much trouble. Would highly recommend!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ngalawa was completely amazing! The staff are so friendly, helpful and accommodating. The food was delicious and the bar has a great vibe! Our room had a beautiful view and was always clean. I would definitely go back and I recommend Ngalawa to anyone who wants a perfect holiday! Thank you Ngalawa for a beautiful time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place to celebrate my 31st birthday and I had the best experience ever, the owner made me feel so special and ensure service delivery is best. I would recommend this Ngalawa brach village to anyone who want to go to Zanzibar for a holiday. The staff are so friendly, the owner ensures that every guest feels at... More 

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Thank makshirls
JoAnne T, Owner at Ngalawa Beach Village, responded to this review

A very warm Jambo from all of us ! Thank you for you're very kind words about our our staff and our property...we were all very sad to see you go , but maybe for you're 32 ??? We do hope to see you again one day !! Greetings to you from all of the staff of Ngalawa Beach Village More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed there for a week, we thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality, the delicious food and friendly staff. The owners Sadru and Joanne are amazing they made us feel like a family. Val was always at hand to help in anyway possible. I had a disability from an accident, they went the extra mile to accommodate me during... More 

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JoAnne T, Owner at Ngalawa Beach Village, responded to this review

Jambo Daisy ! Thank you for you're lovely review , especially about our staff and welcome to the family ! We were just so excited when you braved all those excursions and everything worked out so well, albeit a bit exhausting but in a very good way ! We do hope you bring the kids next time ! Al the... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We decided to book our week-long vacation at Ngalawa Beach Village after receiving a mail from a local agency about the reasonable fees, beautiful setting and a very attractive package. On arrival we were met by stressed-up owners, who yelled at a fellow visitor who wanted to suggest that they must attend to a single couple while his group (quite... More 

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Ingolstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Just amazing! The owners are great and present. They are very helpful with tips on what one can see and do on the way of your planned day trip on the island. The Food is fantastic! The service exceptional. Very friendly staff. You feel like you are part of the family when there. Often you'll see cute little monkeys running... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Ngalawa Beach Village

Address: Chwaka Bay (East Coast) | P.O. Box 3557, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Ngalawa Beach Village Hotel Zanzibar
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