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Karafuu Hotel Beach Resort - East Coast, Zanzibar

  • AAA rated

P.O. BOX 71 , Pingwe - Zanzibar, Zanzibar Tanzania (Beach Resort) Show map

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Located on the unspoiled south east coast of Zanzibar, right on the beach, around an hours drive from Zanzibar International Airport is where you will find Karafuu Hotel Beach Resort which translated into Swahili means ‘cloves’ one of the rare essences that made Zanzibar well known all over the world for its spices. Karafuu Hotel Beach Resort is one of the few International five star puppetries in Zanzibar that was officially opened in December 1995 and the European management has been consistent even since giving Karafuu Hotel Beach Resort one of the best reputations that Zanzibar has to offer. Karafuu Hotel Beach Resort has been built on seven hectares of pleasant landscaped tropical gardens, shaded by coconut palms, and surrounded by long deserted magical white sandy beaches, lapped by the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and dotted with coral cliffs that provide the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun. Karafuu is built in traditional Zanzibar style with Makuti – thatched – roofs and spacious public areas and grounds. Known for its friendly service, excellent cuisine and good facilities, Karafuu is the ideal choice for a relaxing beach holiday. All rooms are extremely pleasant and styled in a traditional Zanzibar theme, with Makuti thatch and whitewashed coral, complete with all comforts: independent air conditioning, hot and cold running water, hair-dryer, telephone, Minibar, tea/coffee maker and safe box. They are divided into three categories : 26 Junior Suites (all sea facing with spectacular front sea view), are situated along the beachfront under a beautiful palm-grove or on a small hill. 35 Cottages situated on a gentle slope just behind the junior suites. Most of them offer a partial view of the sea through the lush palm tree tops. 28 Gardens located at the top of the slope in the lush tropical gardens. The hotel has all the expected facilities: luxury reception & lounge, boutique, beauty & massage salon, two conference rooms, business centre, 2 bars, TV area with digital satellite, internet point, games room, kinder garden, tennis courts and an enormous pool with kids pool. Organized sport activities and a wide range of excursions are also available. Karafuu Hotel has 3 Restaurants : The Main Restaurant “Marikiti”, with Sea View Terraces serving Breakfast buffet and a variety of international Lunches and buffet Dinners at theme changing every day. Grand Bleu Restaurant, on the beach front facing the Ocean, serving lunches and sandwiches for those clients in HB basis only open from 13:00 to 14:30 and “à la carte” Menus for fresh sea-food dinners from 19:30 to 21:30. Floating Restaurant an open air structure for max. 20 people, decorated with palm fronds and located 200 metres in front of Kae beach in the Indian Ocean, serving a lobster menu “All In” (opened upon request and tide permitting) There is also the restaurant inside the Masai Village, opened twice a week. Diving Centre: Karafuu’s dive centre is directly managed by Karafuu Hotel and the team is completely dedicated to our guests who dispose of the best equipments for all kind of dives. The quality of our dive centre and the excellent reputation distinguish Karafuu as one of the best and favourite dive spots in Zanzibar.

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Karafuu Hotel Beach Resort P.O. BOX 71 , Pingwe - Zanzibar (Beach Resort)
  • AAA rated
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Located on the unspoiled south east coast of Zanzibar, right on the beach, around an hours drive (65km) from Zanzibar International Airport.


  • 24 hour front desk
  • Access to TV, Phone & Internet
  • Air conditioned rooms
  • Arrival / Departure lounge
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Bicycle hire
  • Business Travellers Welcome
  • Children welcome
  • Children's Playground
  • Coach Tours Welcome
  • Coach and Group Packages
  • Conference and/or Meeting Facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Day trips as well as overnight guests welcomed
  • Direct Dial Phones
  • Direct beach access
  • Disabled access
  • Dry cleaning / laundry service
  • Evening Meals Available
  • Family Rooms Available
  • Family Suites
  • Family Units Available
  • Fax, photocopying and safe facilities
  • Friendly Staff
  • Fully Self-Contained Units
  • Games room
  • Guest Laundry/Dry Cleaning
  • Hair Dryers
  • Interconnecting Rooms
  • Internet and email access
  • Kids pool
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Licensed Dining
  • Licensed Restaurant & Bar
  • Liquor License or Bar
  • Live Entertainment
  • Lovely setting
  • Outdoor pool - unheated
  • Pets Allowed
  • Pool bar
  • Queen Size Beds
  • Restaurant & Bars
  • Safety deposit box
  • Satellite TV
  • Shop
  • Swimming pool
  • TV Room
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tennis court
  • Wake Up Calls
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wireless / WiFi

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2 conference rooms

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Things to do:

Swimming Diving Darts Bike Riding 2 Floodlight tennis courts Billiard Game Table Tennis Table Bowls Organized sport activities Massage Room

Local Attractions:

A lot of excursions available : City Tour Spice Tour Zanzibar Special Dolphin Tour Jozani Forest Prison Island Kae by Day Sunset Cruise Kae by Night

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