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A Slice of ParadiseThe new Echo Beach Hotel resort offers visitors a slice of paradise on the dreamy tropical island of Zanzibar. The very name Zanzibar evokes a sense of mystique and adventure.Sue and Andrew Page, the owners of Echo Beach bought a 5 acre stretch of unspoilt beach to create a unique boutique hotel. There are now 10 individual villas combining unpretentious African architecture with state of the art technology, interior design, fixtures and fittings.Beach Villasin Unspoilt SurroundingsThe individually designed Bandas are constructed from local stone, capped with Makuti roofs .Each dwelling boasts exquisitely hand carved balconies and verandas where guests can enjoy a drink in the shade. The Bandas are completely private and not overlooked, allowing visitors to relish the unspoilt surroundings and uninterrupted views of the beautiful Indian Ocean.Beachside diningDining in the beachside restaurant, decorated with designers guild fabric, in the white and turquoise of the seashore is a highly pleasurable experience, with discreet and efficient service.With a refreshing breeze blowing in from the sea, guests can unwind and relax with a decadent cocktail in the stylish bar area, where designer fabrics are teamed with Zanzibar carved furnishings. Or wander down to the unique bar on the beach, and enjoy refreshments by the sea shore.Local Dishes & International FavouritesFor those who want to get the true taste of Zanzibar there is a wealth of fresh local food on the menu, not to mention some carefully selected International favourites.The ultimate in fresh fare, produce is purchased daily, including lobster, crab, prawns and squid straight from local fisherman who come to the beach.Relax at the Beauty SpaZanzibar is the perfect place for a complete break from the hectic life most people live nowadays. If you want professional, unobtrusive service, peace and privacy to relax, then why not try our professional beauty spa and treat yourself to a complete pampering.Tours and TransfersEcho Beach is happy to arrange transfers to and from the hotel.Whilst on your holiday why not let us arrange for you to explore the magical island taking in the legendary Spice Tour. While spices no longer dominate Zanzibar's economy as they once did, there are still numerous spice plantations in the centre of the island, which make an interesting visit.Friendly and informed guides will escort you on a walking tour of the spice farms, picking bunches of leaves, fruit and twigs from bushes and trees, inviting you to smell or taste them to guess what they are.Swimming with Dolphins is also a magical experience that will not be forgotten and can easily be arranged. The Jozani Forest Tour with the colobus monkeys that are unique to Zanzibar. These are just some of the adventures you can enjoy as well as diving, fishing and snorkelling in one of the most unspoilt areas of the world.
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Brilliant food, excellent hosts. Andrew went above & beyond to make us feel special on our honeymoon- organising dinner on the beach one evening with a bottle of bubbly.
We loved the intimate feel of the place, including 'hello's' from the dogs- and can't rave...More
We are back in rainy Birmingham after two amazing weeks at this wonderful,quirky hotel that is literally on the beach in Zanzibar.If you want an ultra modern ,chic hotel with the latest 55inch flat screen television then don't come here.
If you want a totally...More
I can only 'echo' (sorry) what others have said. We had a fantastic, relaxing time here. Andrew, Sue and all the staff were amazing, nothing was too much trouble and sometimes they seemed to know what we would like even before we'd asked for it....More
We had just completed two safaris and were ready for a bit of a rest...so Echo Beach sounded like it would fit the bill nicely.
Its very well located, about an hours drive from Zanzibar airport and on a good stretch of beach. This is...More
Echo Beach is like a breath of fresh air, with staff who can't do enough for you, an idyllic view over the Indian Ocean, and amazing food that beats nearby (and far more famous) The Rock hands down. Rooms (including bathrooms) are airy and spacious,...More