Zanzibar ****

The Island Pongwe
Exclusive Resort

This is "The Island" and we are waiting for you!

The dream come true!

The Island is an adult only lodge with unique features in Zanzibar. Staying on The Island or just enjoying few hours at lunch or dinner will be an unforgettable life experience. This is the ultimate romantic escape: couple, experienced travellers, nature lovers, food lovers, The Island welcomes whoever is willing to try an unconventional detox journey. Lost between the green of our lush garden and the blue of the Indian Ocean, you'll spoil yourself with our gourmet restaurant and our attentive and personalized service in the most exclusive location in Zanzibar.
  • The Island Pongwe - Exclusive Resort in Tanzania

    Exclusive Resort

  • The Island Pongwe - Adult only Resort in Tanzania, Zanzibar

    Adult only

  • The Island Pongwe - Gourmet & Restaurant

    Gourmet & Restaurant

    A MAGIC PLACE

    Zanzibar Exclusive resort

    Location

    Located in the North-East coast of Zanzibar, just 34 km from Stone Town, The Island is built on a natural coral rock in the quiet Pongwe bay. 100 meters away from the coastline, offers unforgettable sunset and sunrise views. The landscape changes together with the influences of the tide giving to the place a unique characteristic and double amaze. Its features make The Island the perfect end of a Safari, where you'll find the same connection with nature you experienced in the Savana or as well as the best beginning of an unforgettable holiday.

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    A bird's-eye view over The Island

    Private island option

    If you think privacy is never enough, then you need to choose The Island to experience an unreplaceable holiday. Thanks to its limited space, The island is indicated for small groups of friends that want to throw an exclusive party or couples who want to have a magic wedding in an exclusive location. You can book the entire island and be assured nobody will be allowed to access our facilities, and you'll be the only one to benefit of our luxury services and enjoy your stay in total relax.

    Highlights

    • esclusivity
    • adult only
    • gourmet food
    • contact with nature
    • silence and intimacy
    • romantic atmosphere
    • services à la carte, taylor-made on clients needs
    • ideal for couples or small groups of friends
    • ideal for weddings
    The Island Pongwe - Restaurant

    The Restaurant

    Our gourmet restaurant offers fine and exquisite food paired with a sophisticated artistic touch in order to create a blissful experience satisfying your senses and every culinary expectation. Each and every one of our meals are freshly made and are prepared with the purpose of blending the local flavours and the demanding expectations of gourmet cuisine. Furthermore, the ambience, being surrounded by nature and crystal-clear ocean, will be perfect and relaxing in every moment of your permanence at our restaurant. If you are searching for an unconventional holiday with the best culinary experience, you can’t miss The Island Pongwe Lodge.

    Opening Hours: 10am- 10pm daily, 60 pax.


    Accomodation

    The Island offers 5 Standard Villas (35sqm) and 1 Luxury Sultan Villa (70sqm), all facing the ocean. Each room is hidden in the shadow of the trees and has its own veranda with a romantic seating outside to enjoy sunset, sunrise and Zanzibar starry sky. The unique feature of The Island guarantees a really exclusive stay with total privacy and relax, but the real peculiarity lies in the attention in details. All rooms are eco-friendly, not television or music from electronic devices is allowed, wi-fi is available only in common areas, no A/C in the rooms. Every details are aimed to put our Guests in contact with the nature that surrounds them, to protect their privacy and the harmony of the place.

    All units includes

    Ceiling fan, Safe box, Mini bar, Tea & Coffe making facilities, Shower and toilet with bidet separate, Bottled water, Hairdriyer

    The Island Pongwe - Rooms and accomodation

    The Island Pongwe - tide and info

    The tide

    The cycle of high and low tide create a magic atmosphere. Depending on tide phases you will need a canoa to reach the coast. In other moment of the day you can reach the beach in front of the Island easily by walking. This is a kind of throwback to old and primitive sensation that put our Guests in an amazing mood.

    The hardest prison to escape is your mind

    The Island Pongwe - Map and info

    Lodge

    Only 5 rooms that from the outside look like huts of exotic charm in perfect African style. Every detail is the result of research and design.

    The Tide

    The cycle of high and low tide create a magic atmosphere. Depending on tide phases you will need a canoa to reach the coast.

    Restaurant

    The restaurant offer gourmet cousine, the italian chef guarantee an elegant and refined service.

    Swimming Pool

    A swimming pool, hidden under shady trees is olcated in the center of The Island.
    • Lodge

      Only 5 rooms that from the outside look like huts of exotic charm in perfect African style. Every detail is the result of research and design.
    • The Tide

      The cycle of high and low tide create a magic atmosphere. Depending on tide phases you will need a canoa to reach the coast.

    • Restaurant

      The restaurant offer gourmet cousine, the italian chef guarantee an elegant and refined service.
    • Swimming Pool

      A swimming pool, hidden under shady trees is olcated in the center of The Island.
    The Island Pongwe - Zanzibar

    Philosophy

    On The Island we pursue one simple precept: exceptional service in one-of-the-kind place. Our experienced staff puts all its effort to satisfy our Guests and to create a tailor-made stay with a home-like atmosphere.

    The Island Pongwe - Zanzibar - Tanzania


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