The Island – Pongwe Lodge, Zanzibar – for those looking for privacy

Located in the North-East coast of Zanzibar, 45 minutes drive from the airport and Stone Town, The Island is built on a natural coral rock in the quiet Pongwe bay, 100 meters away from the coastline. You can book and have the entire island-turned lodge to yourself for a small group of friends or for magic wedding in an exclusive location.

The Island offers 5 standard villas (35sqm) and one Sultan Villa (70sqm) all facing the ocean. Each room is hidden in the shadow of the trees and has its own Verandah with a romantic seating outside to enjoy sunset, sunrise and Zanzibar starry sky. All units include ceiling fan, safe box, minibar, tea & coffe making facilities, shower and toilet with bidet separate, and hairdryer.

All rooms are eco-friendly, no television or music from electronic devices is allowed, wifi is available only in common areas, no A/C in the rooms. Every detail is aimed to put guests in contact with the nature that surrounds them, to protect their privacy and the harmony of the place.

The lodge has a bar, and a restaurant serving fine food with a combination of flavors and fresh ingredients, blending local flavors and the demanding expectations of gourmet cuisine.

There is swimming pool. This is an adult only island allowing guests 16+ years of age.

Depending on the tide you will need a canoe to reach the coast. At other times of the day, during low tide, you can reach the beach front of the island easily by walking.

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