Essque Zalu Zanzibar is an intimate boutique destination nested in a natural cove on the north east coast of unguja (alias Zanzibar). With the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean to one side and lush green forest to the other, Essque Zalu combines contemporary luxury with a real sense of place. It is located approximately one hours’ drive from the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ) in the coastal and picturesque village of Nungwi.


Essque Zalu features 40 Suites as well as 8 Residences ranging from three to four bedrooms to choose from, all of which boast views of the Indian Ocean or the lush tropical gardens.

The Resort itself has been carefully constructed to the make the most of these breathtaking views: an idyllic turquoise lagoon, the tranquil ocean and the expansive flourishing gardens.

Throughout the property, there is an abundant use of neutral colour scheme and traditional artwork, embracing the simplicity and serenity of an island lifestyle.


From farm to table, they take great pride in sumptuous cooking. Satisfy your taste buds with a choice of two unique restaurants; Market Kitchen – features sophisticated meals with local organic produce. Guests who want to dine on the shoreline while listening to live music can sample modern Arabian fare at The Jetty.and not to forget are the two well stocked bars and a variety of destination dining experiences.

  • Market Kitchen
  • The Jetty
  • Pool Bar
  • Baobab Bar
  • In Door Dinning
  • Destination Dinning
  • Mosha Cookery Studio


  • 24-hour Security
  • Activity Desk
  • Battery Charging Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Conference Centre
  • Gym
  • Internet Access (Complimentary)
  • Kiddies Club
  • Laundry Service (Available)
  • Pool
Location: Zanzibar
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