Discover a destination off the coast of Tanzania, steeped in legend and mystery, an evocation of the exotic. Stroll the tumbling streets of Swahili, inhale the lingering fragrance of the spice plantations. Framed by the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, Essque Zalu Zanzibar is nestled in a natural cove on the north east coast of Zanzibar. Essque Zalu Zanzibar feature 40 suites, as well as eight three and four-bedroom villas from which to choose from, all of which boast views of the Indian Ocean, or the lush, tropical gardens.
The hotel itself has been carefully constructed to the make the most of these breath-taking views: an idyllic turquoise lagoon, the tranquil ocean, and the expansive flourishing gardens.
The resort offers two distinctive Zanzibar restaurants, showcasing a range of traditional and international dishes and catering to a broad variety of tastes. Enjoy home-cooked food in the rustic Market Kitchen and treat yourself with a scrumptious Arabian feast overlooking the water at The Jetty. Also, there’s three exceptional bars.
As the name suggests, the Baobab Bar allows guests to enjoy their choice of beverage under the shade of a magnificent Baobab Tree. The Jetty is an Essque standout, set right on the shoreline of the Indian Ocean, with achingly beautiful views. Keep cool and beat the heat by sipping cool cocktails, enjoying refreshing fruit shakes and light snacks, lounging pool-side with a breathtaking view of the turquoise waters of the ocean.
Both the island of Zanzibar, and Essque Zalu Zanzibar itself feature a wide range both relaxing and invigorating activities for guests to partake in.
Amble through Stone Town, or tour the famous spice plantations. Explore the local marine life in a Zanzibar scuba diving or snorkelling trip. Try out the water sport activities on the island, or visit the 2 marine turtle sanctuaries beside the hotel.
For a more relaxing range of activities, take a walk on the beach, swim in the ocean, or simply unwind in our on-site world class spa.