Overview of Pongwe Beach Hotel

Off the coast of Tanzania, on the idyllic Zanzibar island lies Pongwe Beach Hotel, whose namesake is arguably the island’s best beach. The hotel lives up to that reputation, providing impeccable accommodation, facilities and service to its guests.

The hotel is nestled in a private cove on Pongwe Beach and boasts uninterrupted views of the tranquil Indian Ocean waters – no matter where you are on the property, you’ll never be more than a minute away from the pristine golden shore. And when you’re not on the beach or exploring all that Zanzibar has to offer, the tastefully decorated rooms have every creature comfort you’ll need to ensure a pleasant stay.

As for entertainment, the hotel offers a variety of water-based activities to make the most of your time on the beach, from kayaking to snorkelling. If you need a break from being in the water, use one of the hotel’s mountain bikes to take a ride through the palm-filled jungle surrounding the property. And things only gets better as you explore the rest of the island, uncovering its rich culture and history while visiting street markets, historical sites and the famed Stone Town.

Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Located on Zanzibar’s best beach, Pongwe Beach
  • Explore all of Zanzibar’s hotspots, like Stone Town
  • Onsite restaurant serves delicious locally inspired meals
  • Mountain biking, kayaking, snorkelling & handline fishing
  • Infinity swimming pool overlooking the Indian Ocean

Beach activities

Beach within walking distance

Boules / Petanque

Day tours

Fishing

Kayaking

Mountain biking

Snorkelling

General Facilities

Located right on the sandy shore of Zanzibar’s best beach, Pongwe Beach, the hotel offers easy access to a day filled with fun activities under the sun, including kayaking and snorkelling. And when the tide is low and frolicking in the Indian Ocean becomes near impossible, head back to the hotel and continue swimming in the infinity pool. When you need a break from being active, relax poolside on one of the beach lounges to catch a tan – this pairs well with a book from the hotel’s library and a cold drink from the bar.

Bar

Computer facilities

Laundry service

Library

Restaurant

Swimming pool

Wi-Fi available

Dining

Pongwe’s onsite restaurant sources only the finest ingredients from local fishermen, suppliers and small farms around the island, ensuring delectable meals that are fresh and of the highest quality. The menu caters to all tastes and offers fish, seafood, vegetable and meat dishes, while the bar serves up a wide variety of drinks that include the best South African wines, French Champagne and a selection of spirits and soft drinks.

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