Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa

Bluebay is a large family-friendly resort hotel on the north-east coast of Zanzibar

Bluebay is a good option for Zanzibar if you are looking for a good value for money 4 star resort-style hotel. The setting is lovely, with open lawns scattered with palm trees leading to a beautiful white sand beach, and the accommodation is very comfortable without being overly luxurious. The hotel has a busy, social vibe and there are many activities available. Management, food and service is all good for a hotel of this size. We feel the hotel is especially suited to families looking for an affordable resort hotel with lots of space, lots to do, a great beach and a good all round beach experience.


Accommodation at Bluebay is for around 225 guests in large spacious Garden View and Superior rooms, Junior suites and 2 Sultan Suites. The Garden View rooms are in thatched chalets set in the lush gardens whilst the Superior rooms are…


Zanzibar’s, or more correctly Unguja’s (Zanzibar is the name of the archipelago which includes both Pemba and Unguja islands), history dates back more than 2000 years when the islands traded with ships from Persia, Arabia and India. From…


There is no age restriction at Bluebay and all rooms and suites can accommodate an extra bed if required. There are also a number of inter-leading superior rooms. Baby sitting and child services are provided at an additional cost. The layout…

Conservation & community

Bluebay prioritise members of the communities when it comes to employment in the resort. They have supported the Cairo Village by building a stadium for their football ground and participate in local village walks with guests, demonstrating…

Location Zanzibar
Access One hour drive from Zanzibar Airport / Stone Ton
Open All year
Pricing £££££
Camp Style Beach hotel
Focus Beach experience
Children No age restriction
Activities Tennis court / Ping-pong / Pool table / Snorkelling / Scuba diving / Kayaking, / Sailing / Children’s playroom
Number of Rooms 112 rooms and suites
Family Accommodation Inter-connecting superior rooms, all rooms and suites can accommodate an extra bed
Bathroom Flush toilet / Plumbed basin / Plumbed shower / Outdoor shower (suites only)
Power for charging In room
Lighting Electric
Hairdryer Provided in room
Heating/Cooling Air-conditioning
Room Safe Yes
Laundry Service Additional cost
Communication in room Telephone
Wi-Fi Throughout
Mobile Reception Yes
Swimming Communal
Wellness Massage / Spa / Gym
Dining Style Private
Drinks Included Optional all-inclusive at extra cost
Credit Cards Visa, Mastercard and AMEX