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’.
Upendo Villa Suites
Upendo’s luxurious one-bedroom villas feature large double beds, fine linen, private rooftop pool and terrace… and impeccable service.
Pole Pole, Mafia
Exclusive yet unpretentious, Pole Pole is perfect for ocean-lovers who just can’t get enough of diving, sailing, fishing and exploring tropical islands.
Chole Mjini, Mafia
Chole Mjini is a unique eco-lodge on Mafia Island that offers a complete retreat from the pace of modern life… especially for avid divers and the adventurous!
Upendo Villa Shiva
Upendo’s Villa Shiva is situated on a stunning beach on the Michamvi Peninsula, overlooking the renowned ‘The Rock’ restaurant. It is the epitome of stylish luxury, in a beautiful, unique location.
Villa Lali Zanzibar
Villa Lali, an ultra-luxurious 8 bedroom Villa on a pristine paradise beach, is an exotic and welcoming ‘home away from home’ beach house in Matemwe.
Qambani Private Villas
Experience the ultimate in luxury and seclusion at Qambani Private Villas. Two luxurious villas (each sleeping 4 guests) can be booked separately – or together, for an exclusive stay.