Check Out Our Reviews
Amazing staff ready to help with all your needs - from organizing trips around the island to getting you fresh coconut from the palm. General manager is always ready to go extra mile to meet guests needs and such a sweetheart. Just by the ocean and have a beautiful territory. We like that you can choose where to have your breakfast/lunch/dinner - villa, by the poolside etc. Prices for food, transfers and island tours are very reasonable (we checked the market). We had dinner one time - delicious! Breakfast choices are good, more than enough. Minibar is also full of choices - from fresh juice to champagne by a reasonable prices. Water was free and filled on demand.
This place was magical from start to finish.We had a wonderful guest manager called Peter who took the most wonderful care of any requirements we had.It is relaxing and peaceful-which was just what we wanted!It is 50 minutes from Zanzibar airport but with a free airport shuttle it was a nice drive through smaller village with fruit markets!We had a wonderful time and would recommend it to anyone who wants a chilled out beach break with a beautiful view!
Nora, Ireland/ UAE
This is a beautiful house in a perfect setting- directly on the perfect wide sand beach. We stayed for a weekend with my sister, a friend and our small daughter, and all had a great time. The food of the on-site chef was delicious as well, this really is the perfect paradise getaway.
If you desire for a quiet nad peaceful place for holiday with your family or friends, Zanziblue villas is just this right place. Location is perfect, view is outstanding and nobody can disturb your rest, staff of villa do also everything for this. There are also restaurants or bars nearby if you would like to spend time out. Service is very good, staff tries to fulfill your needs and requests. Highly recommend this place!
This is a great family villa on a small beachside complex. We booked the morning of our arrival and airport transfer was immediately arranged. The servicing of the villa is carried out each morning, quickly and quietly by a team of ladies. Great choice of cooked meals if required. Spa services also available.
Susie, South Africa
The house is amazing as well as the location! The pictures don't show how amazing the place is and how perfect the service. If you want to have so quiet holidays at the seaside in a perfect house you should book this one! There is nothing that is not possible if you book that house! We were more than happy there an will definitely come back!
Excellent villa! Friendly hosts! this is good for a big company. Christine will help you with transfer and travel to any point of the island. Strongly recommend!
Cristina's place was such a perfect place to stay for our family. We had a lovely 4 nights. The beach was gorgeous and breezy. The food was fresh and fantastic. We used their kayaks to go kayaking and their beach bicycles to go for long bike rides. Snorkelling on Mnemba island near by was some of the best in the world. We hope to come back to lovely Zanzibar and to this beautiful house on the beach.
Perfect getaway holiday! Incredible house wonderfully hospitality and very warm and helpful. Five stars!!!
We stayed at one of the new villas and it was gorgeous. Really lovely space with lots of beautiful touches such as local wood carving and makuti roof but still a crisp modern finish and good quality fixtures. The private plunge pool was great and the shared pool really nice, and fairly child friendly with steps all around. The houses give access directly on to the beach. Christina's team provided us with gorgeous food at every meal and the prices for drinks were reasonable (compared to elsewhere we've stayed in the island!). The small kitchen within the villa allowed us to easily prepare food for our child too. All in all a great villa to stay with a group of friends of family!
Cristina's place was everything we hoped it would be and more and she was incredibly helpful. The location is quiet and tranquil along a beautiful stretch of beach. We were a group of 7 adults and enjoyed a long weekend there, though we all wished we had longer to stay. The house is fully equipped with everything you might need, including extra touches like sunscreen, hats and even kayaks. The breakfast and other meals cooked were all delicious and the staff incredibly helpful. Cristina arranged it so we were all picked up from the airport and greeted us on our arrival. We had the assistance of a driver when needed for the duration, and her house manager Mama Bahati gave some great tips for places to eat along the beach. Wouldn't change a single thing, if you're considering don't hesitate!
Cristina's villa was absolutely beautiful, the setting and especially the staff were welcoming, and so very helpful. We wanted to thank Bahiti, Tanu, Harry and Esor taking such care of our family. The food was delicious, ... we would like to come back again. Thank you sooo much, Marlene, Ray, Jean, Deborah, Nigel, Brent and Caroline.
Sally, South Africa
Paradise! Everything you could ask for in a perfect setting. Christina make getting started easy. Bahati takes care of your every need. Kheri (driver) and Mcha (chef) are icing on the cake. They are courteous, knowledgeable, friendly and reliable. I can't over recommend ZanziBlue. It was a perfect vacation for my grown family. Everlasting great memories in paradise!
The place is amazing- airy and spacious. Mama Behati was very helpful and having the place stocked with wine and beer just wonderful. Hussein is a great cook and it is a bargain to have him prepare your food. The best part was having Khery available to drive you wherever you need to go. Highly recommended.
Our stay at Cristina's beautiful villa exceeded expectations. The villa is lovely and the best part is that the white sand/blue sea beach is literally the back garden! We felt thoroughly spoiled by the staff who works there. The House Manager, Bahati is super organised and arranged all our excursions and tours to perfection! We just gave her our itinerary for the week of our stay and she managed it all, allowing my friends and I to enjoy the villa and the beach. She even changed my local currency back to USD on my last day, saving me the trouble of doing it myself. Khussain, the cook, is exceptional too. He prepared all our meals to perfection and is quite the baker! The host, Cristina is very efficient at communicating, which was wonderful. She managed all our queries and made all the necessary arrangements, like airport pick up and massages, and everything ran so smoothly. The bedrooms are comfortable and the attic is a lovely space to hang out for evening drinks. It's open plan (no windows or A/C), so it's a little difficult to sleep up there, but the cross breeze is lovely. I can't recommend ZanziBlue enough! Thanks again to the whole team there for making our stay so memorable.
"The pictures don't do the property justice....Even better in person! Everything about the house was amazing!!! What is even better than the house is the staff Christina has! Mama Bahati was very helpful with EVERYTHING. She did all of our grocery shopping and even our souvenir shopping for us. Answered all of our questions and made massage appointments for us. She had all the connections on the island for us. Our chef prepared every meal for us and we loved them all...the red snapper is a must...the octopus was also delicious. The chicken cooked in with the rice was also amazing! He even took my dessert request and it was to die for. You must use the chef when you stay here! The maid came daily to clean and did a wonderful job. The Gardner and night guard were also very helpful and we felt safe the entire time. Originally there was 5 of us but our friend who climbed Kilimanjaro with us was able to get extra vacation last minute and bought a flight to join us in Zanzibar the day before we were arriving and it wasn't a problem to add him. Our driver Harry was very friendly and informative as well. This place beats any hotel and it's the people that make it even better! Again, everybody was very accommodating and easy to work with. Can't wait to come back!"
Panita T., USA
"Exactly what we were looking for in every way! It was like having our own hotel (complete with the best concierge (we miss you Bahati!), chef and driver) without the tourists. We did a day trip to Nungwi to check-out the "touristy" area and couldn't wait to get back to our villa. If you're in to crowds, typical American food and beach boys trying to sell you something every ten feet, Nungwi is your place. But, if you're looking for a peaceful, quiet retreat (especially after a safari), ZanziBlue is the place!"
Ashley B., USA
"Wow. By far the best place I have ever stayed in, air BnB or otherwise. This house is amazing. Easily slept 9 people and was so incredibly well stocked with everything you can think of! Food, alcohol, snorkels, sunscreen... The chef was fantastic and so well priced, and Mama Bahati was helpful and cleaned the house every day which was just fantastic. Christina was very very helpful. The taxi drivers were also very useful and accommodating! On top of that the location is unbeatable. STAY HERE!"
Frances B., Australia
"We loved being there, loved waking up to the sunrise and sounds of the sea, and Bahati was outstanding in helping us. Zanziblue is wonderful. A perfect home away from home. "
Tracy W., South Africa
"Zanziblue - what a fantastic house in a wonderful beach! We felt at home from the first moment. We were welcomed with a refreshing Prosecco, large fruit plate and good care of the house's local host Bahati, who fixed everything that we needed help with. We were two families and the house was perfectly planned with shower and toilet for each room. Spacious common areas both inside and out, several chairs on both balcony, porch and garden, plus a hammock for two and lovely beach beds! We would definitely like to come back to this paradise."
Sofia H., Sweden
"Everything about the house is fantastic! The location is beautiful and it looks just like all the pictures. The house manager Mama Bahati was extremely welcoming and the house came we everything you could possibly need. Cristina was also extremely responsive and a great host! We really enjoyed the food cooked by the chef, the seafood was fantastic and freshly caught each day! Each of the bedrooms is unique and beautifully decorated. We wish we could have stayed for longer and I highly recommend the house and Cristina to anyone looking for a relaxing retreat in a beautiful location."
Kate S., USA
"A truly remarkable place. The rooms were all very nice. I especially liked the balconies off the rooms and the back deck. Lots of lounging options! The attic room is also a very cool concept."
Andrew F., Canada
"Hands down best vacation rental ever!!! Located on a quite chill beach in Matemwe, the villa is sooo well done in terms of simplicity, style, comfort and originality , we only wish it was for sale :) staff was very helpful and welcoming from first moment, the free car is a great plus. Highly recommended. Thank you Cristina and Bahati for the great experience."
Tarek A., UAE
"Paradise! We enjoyed your marvelous and wonderful house and garden, the white beach with a brise from the ocean, the delicious fruits for breakfast ... just everything. Mama Bahati is very friendly and helps us everywhere. So what I want to say - thank you very much!""
Elisabeth F., Switzerland