Pongwe Beach Hotel is truely a slice of peace and serenity. Set away from the hustle and bustle that Zanzibar can often be taken over with, this oasis is bursting at the seams with private spots to take in the sunshine and just be still with nature.

For all those nervous of cold water the Indian Ocean is a balmy 24-26 degrees! If that’s a little too hot to handle the pool has an incredible view right back over the beach. With bar service right up to the edge of the perfect pool and serving some of the most fantastic fresh food, it’s hard to beat this little African retreat.