The Island Pongwe

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.

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.

After our launch in February 2018, The island quickly placed itself in the Zanzibarian market as the best boutique hotel in Zanzibar and our gourmet restaurant  became a must visit for most tourist when visiting Zanzibar archipelago

"A place for real Travelers"

Sultan Villa- The Island Pongwe

The Island offers 4 Standard Villas (35sqm) and 1 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 Island Pongwe- Wellness

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, 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.

Getting Here

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. 

For more information, please send an email info@theislandpongwe.com or call +255 774651988

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