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Melia Zanzibar is located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Mapenzi Beach and within a 10-minute drive of Kiwengwa Beach. This 124-room, 5-star hotel has 2 outdoor pools along with a full-service spa and 4 restaurants. On the beach, the hotel is also within a 20-minute drive of Mnemba Island.


Free breakfast is included with your stay. Enjoy the pool views at Spice Market Restaurant, one of 4 onsite restaurants. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.


Melia Zanzibar's 124 rooms are air-conditioned and provide minibars, coffee makers, and free bottled water. Guests can expect free wired Internet and 32-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels. Along with relaxing touches like rainfall showers and deep soaking tubs, bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Ceiling fans and safes are also standard.

Property features

Guests of Melia Zanzibar have access to a full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and a fitness center. Free parking is included with your stay. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a sauna, an outdoor tennis court, and 4 meeting rooms.


  • Free breakfast
  • Free wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Melia Zanzibar

Kiwengwa Kiwengwa

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Melia Zanzibar are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Hotel Amenities

Some rates at Melia Zanzibar are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Sit back and relax on the beach with cabanas (surcharge), umbrellas, and sun loungers. At Melia Zanzibar you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Wired high-speed Internet access is complimentary. This luxury hotel also offers a complimentary children's club, an outdoor tennis court, and a sauna. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 124 
  • Hair salon 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Free self parking 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Wedding services 
  • Pool umbrellas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Melia Zanzibar offers 124 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. This Kiwengwa hotel provides complimentary wired high-speed Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • HDTV 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Spice Market Restaurant - Overlooking the pool and garden, this buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Aqua Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Gabi Beach Club - This beach restaurant serves lunch only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Jetty bar and Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Pool Bar - This poolside restaurant serves lunch only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor tennis court and a sauna. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Kayaking on site 

Spa Services

Anantara Spa has 6 treatment rooms. Services include Thai massages, massages, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily.

  • Thai massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No pets or service animals allowed


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
A city tax of US$ 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

Hotel Name

  • Melia Hotel Zanzibar
  • Melia Zanzibar
  • Zanzibar Melia
  • Melia Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
  • Melia Zanzibar Kiwengwa

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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