Our handpicked selection of the best ‘Barefoot Luxury’ Lodges in Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia islands.
All properties have been selected for their style and exclusivity. They are less formal, and have a strong emphasis on ‘barefoot luxury’.
Jua Zanzibar is an intimate resort, featuring just 4 spacious villas. Each villa has a private plunge pool, and sweeping views over the Indian Ocean.
Jua is very romantic, and guests are treated to absolute privacy and discreet, personal service!
Sharazad Boutique Hotel
Sharazad is a luxury boutique hotel situated directly on the beach near the charming village of Jambiani. The villa accommodation can be booked as individual suites, or exclusively as a six-bedroom private villa.
White Sand Zanzibar
Situated directly on a long white beach between Paje and Jambiani, White Sand Luxury Villas is a stylish and comfortable retreat for both couples and larger groups alike.
Fundu Lagoon, Pemba
Fundu Lagoon, which is is only accessible by boat, is the epitome of a “barefoot paradise”. One of our absolute favourite places to relax and unwind in casual, yet stylish surroundings. (Fundu is also a dream for divers!)
Chumbe Island has been built with zero ecologial impact, and features amazing nature walks and a pristine coral reef with some of the best snorkeling in Zanzibar.
Mnemba Island Lodge
Mnemba Island Lodge is an exclusive private island that epitomizes ‘barefoot luxury’. Twelve luxurious beach bandas are dotted around the island, offering complete privacy, idyllic beaches, and exceptional diving.