I stayed at Mvuvi for 3 nights in October 2012. It was relaxing, laid-back, with a beautiful setting and very friendly and helpful staff. I don't speak Italian while most of the guests are from Italy (as with hotels in Kiwengwa generally) but I was made to feel welcome and included and I really liked the small hotel atmosphere.
For me, the food was a highlight. Its not 'traditional Zanzibari cuisine' (whatever that is). Its really great quality and varied Italian food. I loved it.
A solid, quality hotel and good value for Zanzibar. Well recommended.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Mvuvi Resort is an elite boutique hotel on the east coast of Zanzibar. It is located on the white beach of Kiwengwa, overlooking the Indian Ocean; from there you can admire the crystal and clear waters of the reef. It can be defined as an intimate location, genuine and elegant at the same time, in a state of perfect harmony with the Swahili culture and traditions. A place where you can sunbathing on a peaceful private beach enjoying the real beauty of the nature or doing sports. There is something to suit all tastes, such as kite surfing, diving, and many others. It is also the ideal starting point for different kinds of excursions to Zanzibar or exciting safari in Tanzania. The building consists of six large rooms with all amenities and comfort, it is specializes in a highlevel hospitality. It represents the ideal destination for young couples (for instance, on their honeymoon), but for families with children and groups of friends also. Mvuvi Resort is not the typical mass tourist resort, it is something more: it’s a quiet and exclusive place, which has a saltwater pool and a private spa in its green garden. In the end, you can even admire and enjoy a lovely meal in the restaurant with a nice terrace that overlooks the Ocean; it seems a perfect spot for romantic dinners and hearty breakfasts. A fusion cuisine, in which Mediterranean flavours are mixed with the colours and aromas of local products and goods, starting from fish to tropical fruits. An unspoiled place to spend carefree days of vacation in Zanzibar in a real African atmosphere. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Mvuvi Resort Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa