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Zuri Zanzibar Honored with 2024 KAYAK Travel Awards

17.05.2024
We are thrilled to announce that Zuri Zanzibar has been awarded the prestigious 2024 KAYAK Travel Award in Kendwa, Tanzania. This honor places us among the top 3% of properties on KAYAK's travel search platform, as rated by traveler reviews.

Joining forces for a good cause

22.02.2024
We are thrilled to announce a partnership between Zanzibar Maisha Bora Foundation (ZMBF) and Zuri Zanzibar Resort aimed at fostering community development and improving the quality of life for the wonderful people of Zanzibar.

5 REASONS TO SAY ‘I DO’ AT ZURI

20.10.2023
Weddings are far more than just celebrations of love; they are the creation of cherished, lifelong memories. Join us on this artistic voyage, where your love story transforms into an enduring celebration. 5 Compelling Reasons to Say ‘I Do’ at ZURI: 1. PICTURESQUE VENUE Exchange vows amidst the rhythmic sound of the ocean on our

OUR CONSCIOUS EYE ON BY DESIGN HOTELS

11.05.2022
Set on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, Zuri Zanzibar proudly supports environmental protection, works with the community, and aims to better the lives of locals. During construction, architectural firm Jestico + Whiles used regional materials to highlight the long heritage of local craftsmanship, creating a lush and leafy haven that resembles a traditional African village.

10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD TRAVEL TO ZANZIBAR (AND ZURI) NOW

30.09.2020
Travelling in times of Covid-19 seems almost unimaginable. But what if the opposite is true, and, actually, the time to travel is now? Here are 10 reasons why visiting Tanzania (and Zuri) at the moment is not only safe, but also easy and convenient. Whether you leave for a vacation or to make it your new home office spot, staying at the Zuri Zanzibar offers everything you could want.

ZURI ZANZIBAR LAUNCHES A NEW ‘ZURI CORONA-SAFE HOSPITALITY CONCEPT’ TO SUPPORT THE EAST AFRICAN TRAVEL INDUSTRY

12.05.2020
The Zuri Zanzibar Resort (‘Zuri’) announces today that it has launched a new ‘Zuri Corona-Safe Hospitality Concept’ where welcoming hospitality alongside health & safety, wellbeing, and the immunity of guests are the core elements.

MESSAGE FOR ALL ZURI FRIENDS

14.04.2020
Due to the travelling restrictions announced by the local government of Zanzibar, related to the COVID-19, we had to close earlier than for the usual planned annual maintenance works in May. However, we can’t wait for Zuri Zanzibar to be re-opening as of 1st June 2020 again.

ZURI ZANZIBAR – CORONAVIRUS STATEMENT

14.03.2020
At Zuri Zanzibar, the wellbeing and safety of our guests as well as Zuri team is a top priority. We are closely monitoring the World Health Organization’s statements regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and following all recommended guidelines.

CULINARY JANUARY X AUGUST ANTWERP

17.12.2019
Zuri Zanzibar kicks off 2020 with a truly unique culinary event exclusive for its guests by launching the first Design Hotels Head Chef Exchange by hosting Head Chef, Pieter Starmans, of the well-established August hotel project in Antwerp, Belgium.

ZURI RECEIVES ATTA MEMBERSHIP

14.10.2019
Showing our commitment to African tourism, Zuri Zanzibar is now part of the African Travel & Tourism Association.

GOLD FOR SUSTAINABILITY

21.03.2019
Fantastic news! Zuri Zanzibar becomes the first hotel in the world to be awarded EarthCheck’s prestigious Sustainable Design Gold Certification.

TOURISM TRAINING GRADUATION

05.11.2018
Successful completion of a two-year training program for 10 students from Kendwa village.

MADE BY ORIGINALS

25.07.2018
Meet Vaclav Dejcmar - the "Original" who gave his soul to Zuri Zanzibar.

PURE LIFE EXPERIENCES

03.07.2018
Taking place once a year in Marrakech, Pure Life Experiences is the global marketplace for the high-end experiential travel industry.

ZURI OPENING

02.07.2018
ZURI CELEBRATES ITS OPENING
The long anticipated day has finally arrived on 2nd July 2018 when Zuri Zanzibar officially opened doors to welcome the first paying guests.