I recommend staying at White Sands for a few nights, but not for too long.
The price suited our budget, the staff were helpful and friendly, and the beach was beautiful and quiet.
Jambiani White Sand's weakest points are their breakfasts - small and boring, and the cleanliness/upkeep of their rooms.
We struggled to have even cold showers, as we had to ask for water to be pumped everytime we needed it. Our basin permanently leaked water onto the floor, and the celing fan made a terrible noise!
There were a few power cuts, and the wifi was out of order for a few days.
However, the friendly Jambiani local people made up for it, and we will definitely return to the area!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Jambiani White Sands is located right on the beach in the quiet tropical village of Jambiani on the South- East Coast of Zanzibar Island. About 30 to 40 mins drive from Zanzibar Airport, the Ferry and the Stone Town. Situated on the picturesque white sandy beach washed by clear azure waters, Jambiani White Sands is the place to enjoy the sun, the sea and the tranquility of nature the Spice Island of Zanzibar has to offer. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Jambiani White Sands Bungalows Zanzibar Island