Uzuri Villa

beach villa & boutique hotel in jambiani

Uzuri means “wonder” in Swahili… and when you arrive and experience this fabulous private villa, you’ll know how it got it’s name!

Uzuri Villa is situated on the outskirts of the fishing village of Jambiani on Zanzibar’s East Coast, directly on the beach. It has a spacious swimming pool and a large private garden, and guests can rent the whole villa exclusively – or as individual villa suites.

Property Type
beach villa & boutique hotel
6 suites
kids welcome
dive centre offsite
massage service


  • Free Room Upgrade (upon availability)
  • A refreshing welcome drink upon arrival
  • Distinctive, beautiful Honeymoon room setup
  • A bottle of sparkling wine and fresh fruits in your room
  • A romantic breakfast served in your room

minimum stay of 5 nights
valid up to 1 year after wedding ceremony
marriage certificate required upon arrival

A comfortable and contemporary beach villa, which is great value for money

Rent the whole villa exclusively, or just a room... Uzuri is a great place if you like more flexibility than a hotel can provide

The pool area is lovely and spacious - and surrounded by a small hedge to ensure privacy

A great place for easy beach-filled days, and a mecca for kite surfers

The 2 non-sea view suites are rather small

Uzuri Villa offers 6 air-conditioned rooms in two different categories:

  • 4 Suites with private terrace (for 2 or 3 pax)
  • 2 Junior Suites

There is also a lovely veranda on the second floor where you can enjoy a marvelous view of the Indian Ocean, and a living room on the ground floor (facing the swimming pool and the beach), where you can take your meals, or simply enjoy reading or listening to music.

Uzuri Villa has 4 spacious suites with ocean view, equipped with:

  • en-suite bathroom
  • ceiling fan
  • safe
  • private veranda where, if you wish, you can have your breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • free Wi-Fi

junior suites

The 2 junior suites have the same features as the suites, but don’t have an ocean view.

Only “bed and breakfast” is included in the standard rates at Uzuri Villa, but all the below services are available at an additional cost:

Transfers from and to the airport
A representative will wait for you at the airport on arrival, and will take you back on departure

Bed & Breakfast / Half Board / Full Board
Choose your favourite option at Uzuri Villa. The villa is fully equipped to offer a top class restaurant service. The trained staff will take care of the daily cleaning of the villa and the garden, and will be at your disposal to grant you a “worry-free” holiday in total relaxation.

Uzuri Villa’s chef will offer you the delightful taste of freshly caught fish, lobsters, cigalles, crabs, prawns and fresh fruit, all matched with the famous spices of Zanzibar.

Every day you can arrange a different menu that best suits your tastes with Uzuri’s talented chef

Every day you can choose where you would like to have your meals served: try the main veranda downstairs or the private ocean view terrace upstairs… or simply on the white sand by the pool.

A dinner on the beach is one of the most unique things you can enjoy at Uzuri. Staff can organize a candle light dinner on the white sand, surrounded by flowers, under the moon shadow…. An unforgettable moment you will take back home with you, and will stay in your heart forever!

Drinks and snacks – If you decide to spend the day on the beach in front of Uzuri Villa, the staff will offer you the famous local spiced tea, coffee, home made cakes and biscuits, fruit salads, ice cream, fresh fruit smoothies and delicious milk shakes.

Romantic dinner in the garden – one of the unique features of Uzuri Villa! Staff can organize an unforgettable dinner on the sand among flowers, under the moonlight, or on the veranda with ocean view.

Spice Tour: It’s the classical tour on the Island… walk in the forest and discover how people live and learn everything about the thousands of species of plants on the Island.

Private cooking lessons: Uzuri Villa’s Chefs will teach you how to cook excellent African dishes using only local ingredients. The equipped kitchen will be at your disposal to test yourself!

Kitesurfing: Uzuri Villa offers you the opportunity of renting all the equipment and trying this experience with the assistance of qualified professionals.

Massages on the beach: experience a fantastic local massage on the beach… an experience you will hardly forget!!

Personal professional tour guides: every day, if desired, an assistant will suggest a different itinerary on the island. All guides are officially licensed and speak fluent English.

Mountain bikes: one of the local habits… just to cruise around on the beach during low tide, with the soft breeze of the monsoon

Snorkelling and trips with local boats: the amazing local boats (dhows) are an irresistible attraction. You will experience how people used to sail in the past… then just jump into the crystal clear water and enjoy the undersea view of corals, fishes, shells etc.

Dolphin trips: A unique possibility to swim with dolphins! You will be taken to a natural park where dolphins live and you will be able to swim with them in the ocean.

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