We Love —
- Discover the exotic 'Spice Island' of Zanzibar, a melting pot of African, Indian and Arabian influences!
- Stunningly located The Island Pongwe offers magnificent views of the Indian Ocean and a great range of four-star services.
- Stay in a Standard Villa, with a free meal upgrade, with the choice of further upgrade options and excursions!
- Our members will also receive one 30-minute massage and a free snorkelling excursion on the Pongwe Reef.
Customer reviews —
Your Destination —
A diver or beach lover's paradise, the famous 'Spice Island' of Zanzibar is a luxurious and exotic destination, and there's plenty to discover away from the stunning beaches. The island's capital Stone Town (55km) is a captivating labyrinth of narrow streets and winding alleyways. Lose yourself in the buzz of the markets, delight your senses in the bustling bazaars, and check out the many mosques and grand Arab residences.
The Island Pongwe 4* —
Set on a secluded island and on a natural coral rock in the quiet Pongwe bay, this resort is purpose-built for adult travellers and offers some unique features that are a great introduction to life in Zanzibar.
Stay just 100 metres away from the coastline and get to nod-off to unforgettable sunsets. This hotel houses a garden, terrace, on-site swimming, dining and so much more!
Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.
Your Room —
This offer is based on a Standard Villa.
All villas boast a ceiling fan, a safe, a mini bar and hairdryer, as well as tea & coffee making facilities.
Sleeps up to
Your Board Basis —
This offer is based on an upgraded Half Board Basis (Breakfast and lunch or evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks).
It may be possible to upgrade to a Full Board Basis (Breakfast, lunch and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks) for an additional fee at the next stage of booking for an additional fee.
Pair off your main course with a sophisticated cocktail and enjoy the blissful views that look out toward the sea. This restaurant is open from 10am until 10pm daily.
Your Time —
Just for you:
- Complimentary 30-min ritual foot massage per couple
- Traditional Dhow Boat snorkeling and sailing in Pongwe reef
- Line fishing on traditional Dhow boat with local fishermen for stays of minimum 7 nights stay with upgraded Full Board option
Your Optional Excursions —
Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee - subject to availability.
Jozani Forest Tour & Dolphin Trip with lunch (excludes drinks)
Your discovery will take you on a journey through the lush, tropical forest surrounded by mangroves and salt marshes and filled with diverse trees & fauna. Here, your guide will teach you about the medicinal properties of various plants and will introduce you to the animals, birds and reptiles that inhabit this enchanting rainforest.
Spice Farm Visit and Stone Town City Tour with lunch (excludes drinks)
Nowadays, the plantations of this produce are a tribute to the past of the island and one of the most popular visits to enjoy Zanzibar. Visit the countryside with your local guide and stroll through the farmlands where these spices grow. Touch, smell and taste the different spices and other tropical fruits. Learn more about their origins and uses as medications, condiments or drinks.
A visit to a village of spice producers will immerse you into the local life and will allow you to taste an array of Swahili dishes, taste the seasonal fruits and enjoy a spicy tea. You’ll enjoy lunch at Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge, delighting in a special menu, prepared with the best seasonal tropical island fruits and spices discovered during your visit. Depending on the season, you will get to taste vanilla, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, bananas, pineapples, oranges, and more!
Blue Safari Tour with lunch (excluding drinks)
Your Journey to The Island Pongwe 4* —
Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.
The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
This flight may include one or more stops.
Transfers: Return transfers are included for flight-inclusive offers.
For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly.