There's getting away and there's Jafferji Beach Retreat.

A 50 minutes taxi ride from the capital Zanzibar City (Stonetown) will bring you to the Jafferji Beach Retreat a swahili infused beach chic resort on the shores of the Indian Ocean. The resort offers 14 spacious hideaways nestling in front of Matemwe beach and Mnemba Island.

Arab and Indian influences blend seamlessly with African architecture throughout the retreat, accentuating the cultural heritage of the area.

“The Retreat Effect”.

As soon as you arrive it’ll be rest and relaxation from beginning to end until you fully connect with nature and the surroundings.

Rooms & Hideaways

Superior Sea View Hideaways

With private or shared terrace
Rooms: Princess 1 - Bahari 10 - Harusi 6 - Zawadi 7 (1 & 10 with own private terrace and outdoor bath and shower, 6 & 7 with shared terrace)

Overlooking Kigomani Beach and Minemba Island these spacious en suite sea view hideaways boast commanding ocean views, a chic Swahili style light filled bedrooms in front of beautiful landscaped gardens with direct beach.

Sea View Hideaways

with shared porch
Malaika 2 - Jahazi 3 - Upendo 4 - Mapenzi 5 (2 & 3 with shared porch and 4 & 5 with shared porch)

Overlooking Kigomani Beach and Mnemba Island these spacious ensuite sea view hideaways with private terrace boast commanding uninterrupted ocean views and a chic Swahili stle light filled bedroom.

Standard Rooms Garden View

Rooms: Ngalawa 11 (Garden Suite) - Urithi 15 (Garden Suite) - Uzuri 12 - Samaki 14

Overlooking Kigomani Beach and Minemba Island these en suite sea view hideaways boast uninterrupted ocean views and a chic Swahili stle light filled bedroom. bedroom.The en suite bathroom feature a separate toilet and shower

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Hotel Information


Public areas: free high speed wifi

In Room: free high speed wifi

Transportation and transfers write:

Subject to supplement and availability.

From/To Airport transfer $50 USD (one way)

Check-in/ Check-Out

Check – in: 3pm

Check – out: 12pm (noon)

Early check in and late checkout is subject to availability and an additional charge may apply.

Transportation and transfers

Subject to supplement and availability from/to Airport transfer $50 USD (one way)

Always included in this hotel

Welcome drink upon arrival
Complimentary Wifi
Daily in Room Complimentary Mineral Water

Available Services

Air conditioned rooms
Laundry service
24-hour security
Free inside parking
Full service house keeping
Room service

Children & Extra Guest Details

Children are welcome.
Children under 4 years sharing with adult – Free of Charge (FOC)
Children under 4 years requiring a separate bed will have a cot fee of 10 USD per night per child
Children between 4 and 12 years 25 USD
Extra beds are available on request.
Cribs (infant beds) are available on request.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy


Not allowed


Jafferji Beach Restaurant will greet you with a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean where sea and sky meet in a kaleidoscope of colors.

Chef AugusWne will take you for an enchanWng culinary adventure where the gentle breeze will carry the scent of the fresh seafood cooked just for you. Cuisine mainly fresh fish, meat, vegetarian and Swahili.


Breakfast 7am to 10am

All day diner from 12pm to 10pm


The panoramic pool (12m x 7m) just above the white powder sand beach of Matemwe together with the Jafferji Bar & Restaurant drinks will accompany your dip. While taking it easy there is a lot you can do here from the restful to the romantic.

The breathtaking views of Mnemba Island and the cobalt painted water of the Indian Ocean offer a sense of calm like no other landscape and when combined with the stunning Swahili room interiors of Jafferji Beach Retreat there might not be a more restorative experience.




In our quiet heaven of bliss in the garden in front of the Indian Ocean experience a range of treatments designed to restore your inner energy and boost your outer glow. Replenish your skin aeer a day in the Jafferji sun, we offer a wide range of treatments for you to experience the realm of holisWc wellness. All our cosmeWcs are organic and locally manufactured in Zanzibar by our sister company ZURI RITUALS. www.zurirituals.com



Best price guaranteed!

Candlelit dinner on the beach once during the stay

Daily complimentary breakfast at Jafferji Beach Restaurant

Fresh juice on arrival

15% off on Spa treatments

Complimentary rental of Kayak once during the stay

Early check-in and late check-out

All the Essentials for a Cozy and Comfortable Stay

Airport Pick-up Service
Housekeeping Services
High Speed Internet
Laundry Services
Breakfast in Bed
Swimming Pool


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