Set in botanic gardens by the ocean, Mbweni Ruins Hotel, 10 minutes from Stone Town or the airport is an oasis of peace. There’s also a private jetty, from which dhow transfers to and from Stone Town or elsewhere can be arranged.
All thethirteen suites are air-conditioned with ceiling fans and louvred windows to the balcony. They are furnished in exotic Zanzibar style and every room has views over the ocean, the ruins and the garden, which is vibrant with the colour and scent of frangipani, hibiscus and oleander. Each has easy access to the swimming pool and secluded beach. They have lockup safes and a tray with tea and coffee-making items.. All of the rooms have a wrting desk – sometimes with a separate entrance hall. The Baobab Suite is perfect for honeymoons, and for that extra special treat. The pool lies just above the beach, with its beautiful swaying mangrove trees.
The Bustani Wellness Centre (Bustani means “Garden”) is in two beautiful rooms in the old ruins. A peaceful and relaxing setting for you so that the healing ayurvedic and Asian therapies can work their magic on you.
The Raintree Restaurant, set on a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean, offers delicious combinations of International and Zanzibari food.
|GUIDE PRICE||Double room from $200 per room per night on bed & breakfast|