When it comes to choosing the perfect hotel for your beach holiday in Zanzibar, you could find yourself spoilt for choice. There are numerous available, and many are very good, but if you want to treat yourself to the very best in terms of luxurious suite accommodations, friendly customer service, fabulous all-inclusive dining, and one of the best beaches in all Africa, the Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa should be your number #1 choice.
Describing itself as “Zanzibar’s Secret Hideaway” the Hideaway of Nungwi is a magnificent 10-hectare property on the north-west coast of Zanzibar. A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, it boasts 102 beautifully furnished suites, which are positioned resort style amongst lush tropical gardens, palm tree-lined paths, and fragrant Frangipani that provides just the right amount of shade when strolling to the newly refurbished pool, the Sensory Spa, or the sugar white sandy beach, which is rated one of the best in the Indian Ocean.
There are no standard rooms at the Hideaway of Nungwi, guests are treated to spacious suites with private terraces, elegant four-poster beds, lavish double bathrooms with beautiful mosaic tiles, walk-in wardrobes, and all those little luxuries that guarantee a true 5-star experience. There are two jacuzzi suites for those who are looking for a privacy, and for families, there are a selection of 2 and 3-bedroom villas with private pools, butler service, and access to exclusive privilege areas.
Dining is always a glamorous affair at the Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa, and there are endless options to choose from. As a true ‘all-inclusive’ resort, there are no restrictions when dining here, lobster tails, beef filet, freshly caught seafood, ostrich, impala, wildebeest, crocodile – it’s all included, so you can truly indulge and experience a true taste of Africa. A lavish buffet is offered at breakfast time, with A la Carte options for those who prefer to be served. Lunchtime is always different, with buffet options, freshly made pizzas and pastas, and live cooking stations where skilled chefs prepare everything your heart could possibly desire.
There is also a Teppanyaki Restaurant on site for guests who adore fresh sushi and oriental cuisine, and regular gala nights ensure you never get tired of the menu. With a beach bar, a tea room, a sunset bar, and a cigar lounge, you are never far away from a refreshing beverage at the Hideaway of Nungwi, and all house drinks and cocktails are part of your all-inclusive stay.
If you can drag yourself from the pure white sandy beaches of Nungwi, there are numerous activities to keep you occupied on resort, from the Hideaway Spa and Fitness Room, to the recently renovated infinity pool overlooking the turquoise Indian Ocean.
There are few places on earth one can truly describe as paradise, but the Hideaway of Nungwi in Zanzibar is one of them, and if you are looking for a relaxing retreat after your Serengeti Safari, a luxurious beach hotel for some much-needed R&R after climbing Kilimanjaro, or a romantic resort for the Honeymoon of dreams… you’ll find it here.
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