Zanzibar - North Coast
1 April 2019 - 30 June 2019
7 Night discounted luxury villa getaway at Diamonds Star of the East
Return flights to Zanzibar on the scheduled, direct services of Mango Return resort transfers 7 nights accommodation in a One Bedroom Villa Breakfast, lunch, dinner & selected drinks daily All taxes, levies & surcharges (estimate)
15% Early Bird Discount included - Book and pay 30 days prior to departure
This fare level is determined by Mango’s yield management of their seats and is not a set fare level but rather subject to the load factor booked on a specific date. A peak season supplement applies for travel 12 December 2018 - 19 January 2019.
Packages are subject to availability at the time of the reservation. Passport & visa costs (if applicable), travel insurance & items of a personal nature are not included. Prices are subject to change without prior notice due to airfare increases and currency fluctuations. Rebooking and cancellation fees apply. All prices are per person sharing unless otherwise specified. Standard terms and conditions apply. All discounts and/or special offers have already been included in the package price.
|Base Price:||ZAR 48 995||p.p.s|
|Package Taxes:||ZAR 1 210||p.p.s|
|Total Price:||ZAR 50 205||p.p.s|
Nestled on the North West Zanzibar at Nungwi, this flagship Diamonds resort offers 11 one or two bedroom private villas, each with their own plunge pool, overlooking the azure ocean.
The villas are the real highlight with spiral shaped pools, butler service, four-poster beds draped in white linen and indoor/outdoor bathrooms. Each villa sits in its own tropical garden walled by foliage and offers a hilltop view of the Indian Ocean.
Star of the East guests enjoy exclusive access to a private beach, plus an all inclusive programme that covers all drinks (including a personal bar stocked to order with premium brands) and meals in the private restaurant. Guests also have access to selected Diamonds la Gemma dell’Est facilities and food and beverage outlets.
This resort is the perfect escape for those in search of island pampering at its best.
North West, Nungwi
9 One Bedroom Villas (Size: 235 m²)
There are 7 one bedroom villas and 2 one bedroom villas with additional in-room Jacuzzi designed in modern contemporary and African style and built to give discerning guests the ultimate on space and luxurious privacy. Each villa comes with a private plunge pool and Jacuzzi, an extra-large and fully furnished terrace with a covered and open area and a large tropical private garden to enjoy the un-matched views over the sea and the famous Zanzibar sunset.
2 Two Bedroom Villas (Size: 300 m²)
The 2 two bedroom villas with additional in-room Jacuzzi designed in modern contemporary and African style are built to give the discerning guest the ultimate on space and luxurious privacy. Each villa comes with a private plunge pool and Jacuzzi, an extra-large and fully furnished terrace with a covered and open area and a large tropical private garden to enjoy the unmatched views over the sea and the famous Zanzibar sunset.
The resort operates on an All Inclusive basis.
All Inclusive includes
Ocean Blue Restaurant
Serves fine dining a la carte dishes with panoramic views of the ocean.
Tiara Lounge Bar
Serves finger food, snacks and a variety of International and Local drinks and large selection of cocktails.
Sea Breeze a la carte restaurant
Located on the magnificent pier, serves fresh seafood in an exceptional and romantic atmosphere.
Diamonds Beach Club
The Tropicana Pool and Snack Bar serves drinks including beers, wines, spirits, local fresh juices, homemade ice teas, cocktails and more. The outdoor restaurant on the beach serves light snacks salads, homemade pizza from the show kitchen as well as a curry buffet at lunchtime.
The Beach Club is open from 09h30 to 22h30 daily
MVUA AFRICAN RAIN SPA
Rain is life, and life depends on it……. this is the concept behind Mvua African Rain Spa, a balanced oasis to calm the body and senses. Guests will be pampered by the skilful hands of the expertly trained staff
Complimentary through Diamonds Star of the East.
FACILITIES & ACTIVITIES (some at a supplement)
WELCOME TO ZANZIBAR
Jambo! This is the Swahili greeting that you will hear on arrival when you are welcomed by the warm and inviting locals. Zanzibar is the name of an archipelago in the Indian Ocean just off the coast of East Africa. There are many small islands and two large ones: Unguja (the main island, sometimes informally referred to as 'Zanzibar'), and Pemba Island. As the number one beach location in East Africa, Zanzibar is a wonderful island, with classic tropical beaches, lush plantations, an incredible history and a fascinating culture. Apart from historic Stone Town, with its labyrinth of narrow streets, Zanzibar is known for its beautiful palm-fringed beaches and pristine coral reefs.
Zanzibar was inhabited by Portuguese navigators at the end of the 15th century. They were ousted 200 years later by the Omani Arabs and Zanzibar became a major centre for slave trading. The island became an Arab state and was an important centre of trade and politics in the region. European explorers, including Stanley and Livingstone, began their expeditions into the interior of Africa from Zanzibar in the late 1800’s. In 1964, the sultan and the government were overthrown in a revolution and in the same year, Zanzibar and Tanganyika combined to form the United Republic of Tanzania.
The indigenous language spoken throughout Zanzibar is Swahili (called Kiswahili locally). English is widely spoken and understood. Jambo Rafiki – Hello my friend!
Most of the people in Zanzibar are Muslim and all towns and villages on Zanzibar Island have mosques. Visitors to Zanzibar Town (Stone Town) will hear the evocative sound of the muezzins calling people to prayer from the minarets, especially for the evening session at sunset. There are also small populations of Christians and Hindus.
Zanzibar is a few degrees south of the equator and enjoys a very tropical climate. The average daytime high is between 28°C and 32°C and the night-time lows are between 20°C and 25°C. Temperature wise – this island is an all-year-round winner. February is very hot and very humid (just leave your hair straightener at home!) and March to May are the wettest months.
The local currency is Tanzania Shillings (TSH) but the currency cannot be bought outside of the country. Cash (US Dollars) and credit cards are accepted at hotels and at any Bureau de Change. We strongly recommend that you take USD cash in small denominations for incidental purchases, tips etc.
220/230 V. square pin adapter (same plugs as UK). It is advisable to take along an international adaptor.
As Zanzibar is situated in a malaria zone, it is recommended that you consult your physician on the correct preventative medication required before you travel.
WHAT TO DO IN ZANZIBAR
Whether you spend your days lazing by the pool, sipping cocktails on the beach at sunset, diving in warm waters or enjoying a Dhow cruise around small islands, your Zanzibar holiday will be a memorable experience.
Setting sail on a traditional dhow will be one of the highlights of your trip. Safari Blue is a full day excursion which takes you out into Menai Bay – a haven of beautiful uninhabited islands where the waters are frequented by humpback and bottlenose dolphins. The anchor is dropped on a sandbank which makes for some spectacular snorkelling. Drinks are served throughout the day and lunch is a buffet of grilled fish, lobster, calamari and chicken. Make sure this one is on your itinerary.
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