Chuini Zanzibar

Chuini Palace Ruins, Zanzibar
Expansive ocean views and balmy sunsets invite you to lose yourself in complete tranquility. Located on the very edge of the Unguja Island where the Indian Ocean reaches the shore, Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge is the most voguish property to grace Zanzibar’s west coast and the embodiment of a utopian beach escape. The lodge is set on the west coast of Zanzibar, seven miles north of Stone Town, and its bungalows are spread out over a four acre area, allowing for excellent privacy. Palm trees embellish the grounds and magnificent, panoramic sea views can be soaked in from each unit – a taste of perfection. Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge comprises twelve bungalows and one villa. Each of these “open-to-nature” thatched units displays crisp white walls and linen, contemporary beach-style décor and natural wooden elements which, collectively, evoke a sense of calm. No island destination would be complete without swimming pool waters that match the hue of the surrounding ocean. Chuini boasts two such pools – one on the main deck, next to Chuini Restaurant and the other at Chuini Spa. Both provide you with the opportunity to absorb…
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spectacular views while relaxing on the sun loungers during the day or to enjoy the sound of the ocean’s lapping waves at night.
Dining in Zanzibar is a superb experience, made memorable not only by the beautiful surroundings but also by the exotic spices and unique flavors that are true to this region’s dishes. Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge offers you privacy of highest priority, even full catering service can be brought right to the doorsteps of the bungalows and the villa. Swahili nights, held on special occasions, provide you with an unforgettable experience as you are guided through a sensory journey, enjoying traditional cuisine among historical palace ruins that are illuminated by flame torches. Romantic beach dinners, similarly set among these atmospheric ruins, are also available.
 
DINING
Chuini Restaurant, Lounge & Bar
Boasting an exotic island atmosphere, this establishment offers first-class international and local cuisine, fresh fish and seafood, a selection of set menus and an excellent choice of wines. Chuini Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
 
Blue Bay Grill & Pizzeria
This palm-fringed restaurant allows you to dig your toes into the sand, while enjoying exquisite fresh seafood dishes, hot off the grill. An enticing selection of set menus, freshly prepared grills and a variety of wood fired oven pizzas are on offer.
 
Ocean Breeze
A true gem, this establishment is Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge’s most scenic restaurant with dreamy views of the Indian Ocean’s turquoise waters. A variety of set menus and delightful, freshly prepared grills can be enjoyed while taking in the stunning setting.
 
ACTIVITIES
Snorkeling & Scuba Diving
An exquisite underwater world waits to be explored via Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge’s snorkeling excursions which include a trip out to sea on the lodge’s boat, the Ile. Zanzibar’s warm waters are home to mesmerizing marine life and untouched reefs. You have access to some of the most stunning diving spots near to the island with Chuini partners, One Ocean and East African Diving. Both partners offer PADI dive courses and refresher courses.
 
Big Game Fishing
Some of the best big game and deep-sea fishing takes places in Zanzibar – an area that offers superb fishing almost all year round. This sport can be enjoyed out on the water, via the lodge, which will gladly arranges for you to be taken out on its deep-sea fishing charter for an incredible, action-filled experience.
 
Boats Cruises & Sandbank Experience
The island and its pristine surroundings can be explored from a different perspective, on a boat trip to a secret sandbank in the Indian Ocean, upon request. Romantic sunset cruises also depart daily.
 
Chuini Spa
The Chuini Spa invites you to experience the epitome of rejuvenation in a spectacular environment. Products by Healing Earth bring forth the healing properties contained in Africa’s natural resources. Shower and spa bath facilities are available for further relaxation.
 
AT A GLANCE - DELUXE BUNGALOWS
The four Deluxe Bungalows have been designed in a variety of configurations, and all offer spectacular ocean views.
  • Air conditioning
  • Lounge area
  • Terrace overlooking the ocean
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Complimentary coffee, teas and biscuits
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • International plugs and electronic safe
  • Wi-Fi
  • Room size: 377 ft² to 431 ft²
AT A GLANCE - SUPERIOR BUNGALOWS
The five Superior Bungalows, also designed in a variety of configurations, are larger than the Deluxe Bungalows and offer more exclusivity, as well as stunning ocean views.
King size bed
  • Air conditioning
  • Lounge area
  • Terrace overlooking the ocean
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Complimentary coffee, teas and biscuits
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • International plugs and electronic safe
  • Wi-Fi
  • Room size: 646 ft²
AT A GLANCE - PREMIUM BUNGALOWS
The three Premium Bungalows are situated on the beachfront and are more exclusive than the Superior Bungalows, although they share similar configurations.
  • King size bed
  • Butler service
  • Air conditioning
  • Lounge area
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Complimentary coffee, teas and biscuits
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • International plugs and electronic safe
  • Wi-Fi
  • Room size: 377 ft² to 646 ft²
AT A GLANCE - VILLA
The Villa is a privately staffed unit which offers complete privacy, breath-taking ocean views and an exclusive experience. It is perfect for honeymooners or families.
  • King size bed
  • Large terrace overlooking the ocean
  • Studio on first floor that can convert to a bedroom with two single beds
  • Air conditioning
  • 2 en-suite bathrooms
  • Large lounge area
  • Complimentary coffee, teas and biscuits
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • International plugs and electronic safe
  • Wi-Fi
  • Room size: 1,455 ft²
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