Langi Langi Beach Bungalows

Zanzibar – North

Langi Langi Beach Bungalows is a small and picturesque resort situated on the coast in Nungwi village. It is at the North tip of Zanzibar where the sun sets over the Indian Ocean.


Langi Langi offers three choices of rooms; garden view, pool view and sea view, all of which feature traditional Zanzibar designs such as beautiful canopy beds.

The rooms are fully equipped with fans, air conditioning, en suite bathrooms with hot and cold water, mosquito nets and fridges.

Garden view and pool view rooms are situated in a lush and tranquil reading garden and all have a private veranda. The sea view rooms are right on the sea and feature balconies from which you can enjoy the stunning sunset.


The seafood restaurant at Langi Langi serves both Zanzibar and international dishes. There is also a coffee lounge featuring ornate traditional furniture where you can choose from a coffee, fresh juice and dessert menu.

You can relax in the reading garden under the shades, enjoy a sea view massage or sunbathe and have a dip in the pool. White sandy beaches are a very short walk away, and you can always swim in the clear blue sea via the steps in the restaurant.

The staff at the onsite office can help you with all your needs and queries. The facilities include money changing, internet cafe, fax machine, telephone, scanner and photocopier. You can book snorkeling, diving, spice tours, trips to stone town, air and ferry tickets and romantic boat trips on a traditional Dhow. If you would like to explore the island at your own pace, cars, dirt bikes and scooters are available to hire.

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All the rooms at Langi Langi are beautifully designed, neat, fresh, clean and excellent value for money. The restaurant serves great food and the staff are all jolly and helpful. This hotel has a very homely feel about it.

The resort is situated in a lively area and also offers tranquil spots for relaxation, so there is something for everyone.


Mapenzi Beach Resort

Mapenzi Beach Resort is situated on the East Coast, about 45 kilometres from the airport. The resort blends in perfectly will with the surrounding tropical landscape of beach and gardens, covering an area of two hectares.

The resort consists of 60 spacious, comfortable rooms, of which 30 have air-conditioning, and are all situated on the ground floor. Each room with private bathroom is furnished in the typical East African style and has its own veranda, hairdryer, mosquito net, safety deposit box, telephone and ceiling fan. Sea view or seafront rooms with air-conditioning are available on request at an additional supplement.

The main restaurant serves appetising international cuisine with an Italian touch, where breakfast and lunch are buffet style whilst dinner is either a set menu or buffet.

Recreational activities such as tennis (hard court with night light), “bocce”, mountain-biking, table tennis, beach volley, archery, snorkelling, professional deep-sea fishing, windsurfing, canoeing and diving. For those who just want to “take it easy” there are billiards, darts, cards, games, videos and a small library. The hotel also offers day and evening entertainment, as will as the assistance of friendly Italian, English and French speaking staff. All sports are inclusive apart from marine activities (diving, snorkelling and fishing) as well as the use of the mountain bikes.