About Unguja Lodge

Unguja Lodge is a beautiful small-scale and luxurious lodge on the banks of the Menai Bay, the unspoilt south coast of Zanzibar.

Unguja Lodge has personality and reflects the warmth and liveliness of the makers, host Ralph and hostess Elies. Their attention to detail and their love for the ‘good life’ brings the place to life.

Quiet and secluded, with its own small beach, far away from the busy tourist beaches.

The property

Unguja Lodge consists of 12 African-style villas with a thatched roof. The spacious and independent cottages are in harmony with their natural environment and the people who live around it.

The restaurant at Unguja Lodge serves good meals with fresh local ingredients. There is also a bar and library.


The organic shapes of the Unguja Lodge and the stylish finish of the building are perfectly complemented by the lush tropical environment and the rugged coral rocks around it.

Unguja Lodge offers the following facilities:

  • Half board
  • Spacious room
  • Comfortable bed
  • Bathroom with shower and toilet
  • Mosquito net
  • Fan
  • AC
  • Seating area
  • Wifi
  • Locker
  • Porch
  • Sea or garden view
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Massage
  • Library
  • Laundry service
  • Infinity pool
  • PADI diving school


All Unguja Lodge villas have a very spacious air-conditioned bedroom, a seating area under a thatched roof, an open bathroom, separate toilet, an upper floor where you can relax and a private terrace. Seven villas are located directly on the sea.
Three baobab villas are built in the garden with large baobab trees, with their own swimming pool.
There is also one family villa with a sea view. This villa has a bedroom downstairs with bathroom and toilet, a living room and terrace. Upstairs are two bedrooms, each with a bathroom and toilet.

Unguja Lodge offers the following rooms:

  • Baobab Villa, king (2p)
  • Sea View Villa, king (2p)
  • Family House, king (2-6)


Unguja Lodge offers the following activities:

  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Massages

Price indication

From € 149 to € 227 pppn (half board)

Please note: the final property price depends on the season and currency fluctuations. Prices are excluding additional costs like transport, entrance fees for the parks, etc.

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