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Get an overview of this hotelUpscale hotel on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools


This Kiwengwa hotel is on the beach, 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Mapenzi Beach, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Kiwengwa Beach and Mnemba Island. Kendwa Beach and Nungwi Beach are also within 25 mi (40 km).

Hotel Features

Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Melia Zanzibar's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 124 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus free wired Internet and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars, and separate bathtubs and showers.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Melia Zanzibar are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Hotel Amenities

Some rates at Melia Zanzibar are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan in the sun loungers (chaise longues) or kick back in the shade with cabanas (surcharge) and umbrellas. At Melia Zanzibar you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This luxury hotel also offers a children's club, an outdoor tennis court, and a sauna. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Business center 
  • Children's club 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 124 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Outdoor tennis court  


Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Spice Market Restaurant - Overlooking the pool and garden, this buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Aqua Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Gabi Beach Club - This beach restaurant serves lunch only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Jetty bar and Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Pool Bar - This poolside restaurant serves lunch only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor tennis court and a sauna. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Kayaking on site 

Spa Services

Anantara Spa has 6 treatment rooms. Services include Thai massages, massages, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily.

  • Thai massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
A city tax of US$ 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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