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Swahili Beach Resort
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Reviewed January 20, 2011

Swahili Beach Resort is the perfect antedote to the hustle and bustle of modern life. Situated on a lovely stretch of beach in Kizimkaze in the southern most point of Zanzibar, it is an ideal spot for swimming, bumming around on the beach, gazing at the beautiful sunsets and watching the twinkling lights of Dar in the distance. This is also the place to come if you are interested in seeing dolphins - you can either book through the hotel or one of many local guides can take you. It's location means that it exists cheek by jowl with Kizimkaze village. By the end of my two week stay, I felt I was able to grasp the local culture and traditions going on around me - alot of resorts in Zanzibar tend to barricade themselves off from the 'real' lives taking place on their doorsteps, but Swahili Beach actively encourage guests to visit the village. Speaking a little bit of Swahili goes a long way and the beautiful, kind, friendly staff were only to happy to teach me and my boyfriend a few words. By the end of our stay, we had made some friends for life. I will definitely return.

  • Stayed: January 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 1, 2009

This resort has the most beautiful setting. For people looking for a relaxing break from the rat race I would highly recommend Swahili Beach Resort. From an early morning swim to a lazy breakfast, chilling out by the pool. A boat trip to swim with dolphins to an evening spent playing board games with other gusts it was just what I needed. Practical comments Wine is on the expensive side if you are used to South African prices. Try the fish and local dishes on the menu. Entertainment the only TV we watched the whole week was the SA Italy rugby match. Finally I must comment that JP& Ilka went out of their way to make our stay pleasant

  • Stayed: November 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 8, 2018
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Room Tip: allez à l'hôtel à côté !
  • Stayed: December 2017, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: February 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 27, 2017
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Room Tip: nous avons manger le midi seulement
  • Stayed: January 2017, traveled as a couple
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