Essque Zalu (Zanzibar) Tanzania
You can find us on the island of Zanzibar. Nestled in a
natural cove on the island's north-eastern coast overlooking
the Indian Ocean.
Here's all the vital information for your trip to
Taxi from Dar es Salaam city centre to airport: 10 mins
to 1 hour
Flight time from Dar es Salaam to Stone Town:
Car from Stone Town to Essque Zalu Zanzibar: 50
Ferry from Dar es Salaam to Stone Town: 2 hours
Climate: Hotter during September to April. The average
temperature is 26-32 °C. Cooler during May to August. The
average temperature is 25-28 °C.
Feel free to tell the world 'Please do not disturb';
snuggle deep into the comfort of your bed. Recharge.
Essque Zalu Zanzibar lets you choose from 40 individual
bedrooms, all with picturesque views over the lush tropical
garden or the ocean turquoise blue. Ensconce yourself in
luxurious-styled spaces crafted from local materials,
adorned with native artwork and housed under a traditional
pitched Makuti roof. If you need extra space to spread out,
try one of our nine expansive villas. Stretch out in the
spacious living room, rustle up a snack in your own kitchen,
laze on the terrace overlooking the garden or just chill in
the privacy of your very own swimming pool.
Once you're comfortably installed, make the most of our
in-room amenities; pick your favorite bevvies and stock up
your personalized mini-bar; freshen up under a solar-heated
shower; stash away your passport valuables in the
safety-box; curl up to watch a movie on our sleek flat
screen satellite TV/DVD player; then lie back on the
king-sized bed swathed in 100% luxurious linens.
The Zalu Zanzibar resort has 40 suites. All the suites
have a large en-suite master bedroom, which are a mix of a
King Size bed or 2 Singles. The suites also consist of a
large lounge and outside terrace or balcony. All the suites
have a view of the gardens, pool or ocean. All suites have a
maximum occupancy of 3 people.
Each Villa has a plunge pool, in-room dining, kitchen
facilities and outdoor space. All bedrooms are en-suite. All
villas have there own massage room. Maximum occupancy is 6
people in the 3 bedroom, and 8 in the 4 bedroom villas.
Dining at Essque Zalu Zanzibar Feeling a bit peckish... or
celebrating a significant anniversary? Wine connoisseur...
or fancy some fun concocting cocktails? Satisfy your taste
buds with a choice of three distinctive restaurants, a
scrumptious cafe©, two well-stocked bars or dial a
mixologist to come right to your suite and shake your very
own tailor-made cocktail.
Our Gourmet Deli styled restaurant serving cosmopolitan
fare, a gastronomic spread of crisp salads, cured meats,
fresh seafood, bread straight from the oven, mouth-watering
cheeses and desserts. Create your own culinary journey
featuring organic produce and fresh, hand-picked ingredients
from local growers.
A La Carte:
A 'must do' when visiting Zanzibar, the perfect place for
an exceptional fine-dining experience. Savor our innovative
'Signature Plate' or tuck into char-grilled prime South
African beef steak.
Set al fresco on the shoreline of the Indian Ocean, where
you can casually kick back with a refreshing cocktail, share
succulent morsels of modern Arabic cuisine, freshly prepared
mezze, draw on some shisha and gaze at the sunset.
Experience a different setting every day, created
exclusively by the elements and mirroring the flow of the
ocean, a place to be seen or to relax to the sounds of live
music with friends.
The Wine Lounge and Terrace:
An up-market and intimate space for you to enjoy the
finer things in life. Browse our premium labels and
vintages, select a speciality cigar, taste our tapas or just
pop by for a post-dinner nightcap.
In: your very own in-room dining offers a sleepless menu
where you can order any dish from any of our dining outlets
at any time of the day. Customize your mini-bar and fill up
on that favorite lychee martini. If you're a bit of a chef
yourself, 'In Market' lets you order and delivers your
grocery list to your villa. Or if you prefer the pros to
fire up the flames, then 'Dial a Chef' will create the
masterpiece of your fancy in the privacy of your own villa
kitchen. Bon Appetit!
The Spa at Essque Zalu Zanzibar
Embark on a journey of the senses. Enter a haven of
health, well-being and pleasure. Step into our Spa. Open
around the clock, our Spa offers a total of six exclusive
treatment rooms - four single and two double, an intimate
setting to restore your physical, mental and spiritual
equilibrium. With a range of traditional treatments to
modern therapies, we'll have you relaxed and rejuvenated in
Kids at Essque Zalu Zanzibar Let them run, let them
giggle, let them play!
We'll keep them busy from 7am to 9pm and the rest of the
day is yours! Our Kids' Club welcomes little ones from 4-12
years old - accompanied by a parent or guardian for the
under 4s. We'll feed them with special menus while you enjoy
your own. Then we'll get them rolling up their sleeves for
t-shirt painting, hunting for treasure, designing their own
jewellery or simply splashing in the pool - all under the
complementary guidance of our Hoteliers trained in first-aid
and childcare. Happy kids, happy parents!
Bird-watching opportunities are outstanding, and the
bream and tiger fishing can be excellent at certain times of
the year. The peaceful boat ride back across Xugana Lagoon
during the spectacular African sunset provides a lifelong
Accommodation Rates:- Please contact us for a
quote and suggested itinerary.