Hideaway Of Nungwi Resort & Spa

Zanzibar Hotels

About Essque Zalu Zanzibar

This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Overlooking the Indian Ocean and located next to a lush forest, Essque Zalu Zanzibar in Nungwi features a large outdoor pool and a spa. It offers direct access to the beach.

Combining contemporary and Swahili design, the spacious suites are housed under a traditional Makuti roof. They either have views of the ocean or the garden from a balcony or a terrace. All suites are equipped with air conditioning, a minibar and feature a spacious bedroom, a living area and a bathroom with bidet and shower.

Essque Zalu Zanzibar has 3 restaurants and 3 bars. Surrounded by the ocean, The Jetty offers modern Arabic cuisine. Fine dining can be enjoyed at A La Carte and The Market Kitchen serves culinary cuisine. Snacks, cocktails and refreshments are available at the stylish 1506 Bar and Terrace, The Jetty and The Baobab Bar.

Guests can choose from a variety of massages and beauty treatments at Zalu, which also offers a sauna and a hydro shower room.

Other facilities at Essque Zalu Zanzibar include a fitness centre, an art gallery, a kids club, meeting facilities and a ticket service. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including windsurfing, diving and snorkelling.

The resort is 63 km from Zanzibar International Airport and 58 km from Stone Town. Airport transfers can be arranged for a surcharge.



A La Carte Fine Dining

This beachfront fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children’s menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Market Kitchen

This beachfront family restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children’s menu is available. Open daily.

Jetty Restaurant

This beach restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting)


Essque Zalu Zanzibar Spa has 6 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 2 years old are not allowed in the spa.


  • Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


  • Free! Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Entertainment and family services

  • Children television networks
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Indoor play area
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services(Additional charge)


  • Mini-market on site
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Gift shop
  • Safety deposit box
  • VIP room facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Newspapers
  • Room service

Languages spoken

  • Swahili
  • Dutch
  • Italian
  • French
  • English
  • German

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    Most popular facilities


    • Picnic area
    • Outdoor furniture
    • Beachfront
    • Sun terrace
    • Terrace
    • Garden

    Pool and wellness

    • Swimming pool
    • Kids' pool
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Fitness
    • Full body massage
    • Couples massage
    • Steam room
    • Spa Facilities
    • Body scrub
    • Body Treatments
    • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    • Pool/beach towels
    • Outdoor pool
    • Hammam
    • Massage (Additional charge)
    • Spa and wellness centre(Additional charge)
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna


    • Beach
    • Evening entertainment
    • Kids' club
    • Water sport facilities (on site) (Additional charge)
    • Entertainment staff
    • Bikes available (free)
    • Snorkelling (Additional charge)
    • Diving (Additional charge)
    • Canoeing (Additional charge)
    • Windsurfing (Additional charge)
    • Children's playground
    • Fishing (Additional charge)

    Food & Drink

    • Wine/champagne (Additional charge)
    • Kid-friendly buffet
    • Kid meals (Additional charge)
    • Special diet menus (on request)
    • Snack bar
    • Restaurant (à la carte)
    • Breakfast in the room
    • Bar
    • Good coffee!