Mchanga Beach Lodge - Zanzibar & Pemba - Tanzania

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Nestled between one of Zanzibar's most pristine, white, powder sand beaches and swaying coconut palms, lies romantic Mchanga Beach Lodge. This charming boutique hotel is the perfect setting for an Indian Ocean beach holiday and is one of the most relaxed beachfront lodges in Zanzibar.

Set under a makuti roof, the relaxed, open air restaurant offers a natural setting in which to enjoy Mchanga Beach Lodge's menus of the day. Mchanga (Swahili for sand), specialises in authentic traditional Swahili cuisine using traditional methods and the freshest local ingredients in the preparation of seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes.

Mchanga's "Bar under the Palms" has been built around beautiful coconut palm trees, creating an intimate, cool and relaxed space to enjoy a drink or play Bao-a local game that will get you hooked in no time..If you don't want to try your hand at this or boules, you can relax around the pool or on the beach which offers fabulous safe, year round swimming.

Each of the eight en-suite sea aspect rooms are tastefully fitted with a combination of multi-functional shuttered, handcrafted, wooden louver doors, electric ceiling fans, air conditioning and traditionally high-beamed ceilings. All furniture and accessories, including artwork, are locally crafted.There is also a small shop and water sports of many kinds can be arranged nearby.

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