Zanzibar Best Beach Hotel - Palafitta

Villa Palafitta is a beautiful and luxurious beach house that can accommodate up to 12 people in 6 spacious rooms each with an ensuite. On the ground floor, there are 2 bedrooms overlooking the pool, located right on the beachfront. A spacious, relaxing area within a tropical garden has large sofas, a kitchen & bar, a dining area, and a games space with ping pong and billiards table. On the 1st floor, there are 4 more bedrooms overlooking the pool and beachfront, 2 of which are positioned on a large terrace with a large plunge pool and a closed dining area. Finally, on the 3rd floor, you will find a further relaxing space with sofas and two enormous terraces with stunning views of the whole beachfront and village.

Palafitta offers breakfast, however, at an extra cost, you can opt for a private Gourmet Chef to prepare every meal, so you relax and enjoy the breathtaking views from the sun loungers by the pool or with a cocktail in the jacuzzi on the first-floor terrace.

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Zanzibar Ocean View Villa

Villa Palafitta is located in the town of Pingwe, a 45-minute drive from the International Airport on the east coast of Zanzibar and 1 hour from the old city centre. It is a detached villa on the beachfront on a plot of 1250 square meters with stunning views of the Indian Ocean. A coral reef protects the stretch of the beach, and with tides moving every 6 hours, it allows for beautiful beach walks stretching for more than 1 kilometre, enjoying breathtaking views, colours, and fauna of this African island.

Near by Palafitta Villa

Around the villa, you can find numerous beach restaurants and bars with local and international cuisine that offer excellent aperitifs, lunches, and dinners. A few meters away is The Rock Restaurant, located on a rock in the middle of the sea; it is an icon of the island of Zanzibar and has been nominated as one of the top 10 restaurant experiences in the world. Famous for its extraordinary location and excellent cuisine, it is a must-try in Zanzibar. Take a 1-hour walk along the beachfront or a 10-minute ride to Kae Beach for breathtaking views of the sunset while enjoying a drink at the famous beach bars of Kae, where a party is every night.

Safari near Palafitta Villa

The east coast offers easy access to the island’s natural beauty. The Jozani Forest National Park is home to the Colobus monkeys, the butterfly centre, the blue-dhow safari on a traditional sailboat with a seafood barbecue, snorkelling at the blue lagoon, diving, and kite surfing. Michamvi offers beautiful sunsets in the Chwaka bay. Our friendly staff can organize all activities

The Villa Rooms

There are 6 spacious rooms with ensuite bathrooms with showers. Each room has a king-size bed, baby cots or a couch can be supplied upon request. 2 are situated on the ground floor, overlooking the pool. 4 rooms are located on the 1st floor, overlooking the pool and beachfront, 2 of which are positioned on a large terrace with a large plunge pool.

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The Famous

Rock Restaurant

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The Rock is in the south east, on the Michamwi Pingwe peninsula. A walking distance from our Palafitta Villa Hotel, 10-minute car drive from Paje, 50 mins from Stone Town and 90 minutes from the extreme north tip of the island, Nungwi.

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