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Located on its own private beach, Melia Zanzibar offers uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean. The 5 restaurants and luxury accommodation are set amongst tropical palm trees, landscaped gardens and an infinity pool with bar. All accommodation features high quality bed linens on carved 4-poster beds and a seating area with cable TV and minibar. Some have a private pool or a beachfront location. Sports facilities include 2 tennis courts, bicycles and snorkelling equipment for exploring the nearby coral reef. There is a spa offering a lap pool, massages and fitness centre with sauna. A selection of themed buffet or √ la carte dining can be enjoyed al fresco on the terrace, poolside or at the beach. Coffee, wine, beer or a range of cocktails are available from the 5 bars. Zanzibar International Airport and Stone Town are less than a 50-minute drive away. The small fishing village of Matemwe offers snorkelling and scuba diving and is 10 km away.
Please note that all Zanzibar hotel grading is based on the county's own hotel grading system and not necessarily in line with South African hotel star grading's.
From 1 July 2015 all clients travelling to Zanzibar will be liable to pay an infrastructure tax of 1USD per person per day. The tax has been implemented to strengthen the infrastructure of the country and is payable directly to the hotel.