The Island Pongwe - Private Island

Unnamed Road, Pongwe, Unguja South Region, Tanzania

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From $ 4,950 to $ 7,400 per night
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The Island is an adult only private island with unique features in Zanzibar. Staying on The Island will be an unforgettable life experience.

This is the ultimate romantic escape: couple, experienced travellers, nature lovers, food lovers, The Island welcomes whoever is willing to try an unconventional detox journey. Lost between the green of our lush garden and the blue of the Indian Ocean, you'll spoil yourself with our gourmet restaurant and our attentive and personalized service in the most exclusive location in Zanzibar.

Located in the North-East coast of Zanzibar, just 34 km from Stone Town, The Island is built on a natural coral rock in the quiet Pongwe bay. 100 meters away from the coastline, offers unforgettable sunset and sunrise views. The landscape changes together with the influences of the tide giving to the place a unique characteristic and double amaze. Its features make The Island the perfect end of a Safari, where you'll find the same connection with nature you experienced in the Savana or as well as the best beginning of an unforgettable holiday.

If you think privacy is never enough, then you need to choose The Island to experience an unreplaceable holiday. Thanks to its limited space, The island is indicated for small groups of friends that want to throw an exclusive party or couples who want to have a magic wedding in an exclusive location. You can book the entire island and be assured nobody will be allowed to access our facilities, and you'll be the only one to benefit of our luxury services and enjoy your stay in total relax.

The Island offers 5 Standard Villas (35sqm) and 1 Luxury Sultan Villa (70sqm), all facing the ocean. Each room is hidden in the shadow of the trees and has its own veranda with a romantic seating outside to enjoy sunset, sunrise and Zanzibar starry sky. The unique feature of The Island guarantees a really exclusive stay with total privacy and relax, but the real peculiarity lies in the attention in details. All rooms are eco-friendly, not television or music from electronic devices is allowed, wi-fi is available only in common areas, no A/C in the rooms. Every details are aimed to put our Guests in contact with the nature that surrounds them, to protect their privacy and the harmony of the place.

  • Bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa & Wellness centre
Number of rooms/ suites:
  • 5
Number of restaurants:
  • 1
Room facilities:
  • Ceiling fan
  • Desk
  • Patio
  • Safe
  • Shower
Local activities:
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Spa & Wellness
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wakeboarding
  • Waterskiing
Accepted credit cards:
  • American Express
  • Diners Club
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
Spoken languages:
  • Afrikaans
  • English
Name of nearest international airport:
  • Zanzibar
Distance to nearest international airport:
  • 36 Km / ~22.4 Mil
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