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.

This boutique Zanzibar hotel combines contemporary luxury with a real sense of place. It features the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean to one side, lush green forest to the other, and just a hint of spice in the warm and fragrant tropical air.

Getting there

  • Taxi
  • From Dar es Salaam city centre to airport: 20 mins to 1 hour
  • Flight
  • From Dar es Salaam to Stone Town: 20 mins
  • Car
  • From Stone Town to Essque Zalu Zanzibar: 50 mins
  • Ferry
  • From Dar es Salaam to Stone Town: 2 hours

Quick facts

  • Climate
  • Zanzibar is hotter from September to April, with the average temperature ranging between 26 and 32 °C. The weather is cooler from May to August, as the average temperature averages out between 25 and 28°C.
  • Time Zone
  • 3 hours ahead of GMT.
  • Currency
  • Tanzanian Shilling, American Dollars and Euros are widely accepted.
  • Electricity
  • 240 volts with 3 flat pronged plugs.
  • Culture
  • Predominantly Muslim, with a mix of Christians and Hindus.

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