We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Karafuu Beach Resort and Spa

Save
Share
Traveller (1699)
Pool & Beach (522)
Room & Suite (422)
Overview
MIchamwi area, Pingwe Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star accommodation
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Rooms
28 Oct29 Oct
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from US$216.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Pingwe hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "3a0b2042d67b43c0afacc78ca0311298", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":618327,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[54872714],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":28,"month":10,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":29,"month":10,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":216,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"3a0b2042d67b43c0afacc78ca0311298","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":216,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":216,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Karafuu Beach Resort and Spa","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjNhMGIyMDQyZDY3YjQzYzBhZmFjYzc4Y2EwMzExMjk4IiwiQUlLIjoiYmJlMTYxYzRkMTViNDY5N2E1YjlmMzNhZjk2YmRkNTQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "28/10/2018", "checkOut": "29/10/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$216", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"54872714":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (1,213)
Filter reviews
373 results
Traveller rating
160
125
45
21
22
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
160
125
45
21
22
Show reviews that mention
All reviews karafuu beach resort all inclusive package every evening stone town amazing island main restaurant garden room rock restaurant the cottages low tide concrete walkway seafood indian ocean amazing hotel spent a week salt water every meal
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 373 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stayed all inclusive for three weeks.beautiful detached bungalow on the beach.We could just stay on the patio and watch the Indian ocean. Staff very helpful and friendly. Food very good. We are well travelled and this resort cannot be bettered. NO COMPLAINTS.

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at this hotel really make it, from the lovely pool staff to the really helpful desk staff they are great. The pool is wonderful. I booked a junior suite and was initially given one on the slight cliff but after requesting more of...More

Thank Takemeaway173
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful experience here, the staff were friendly, the vibe was great and the facilities were clean and good quality. There was a huge variety of food for everyone, I was easily able to eat vegan without a hassle and the food was...More

Thank Evie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort was really lovely. The rooms were huge (we stayed in the junior suite right on the beach) and comfortable and clean. We really enjoyed the pool (and pool bar). Dinner at the restaurant was varied and always tasty. On particularly busy nights, we...More

Thank megandean2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Advertise 5 Star - definitely not more 3 Star. Owners run this hotel on a shoe string budget. Rooms needs a serious overhaul. Showers are manky and get given a bath towel which is so small and so threadbare. Toilet paper is the cheapest of...More

1  Thank Maya3093
View more reviews
About
Description

On a deserted white sandy beach, at 65 km from Stone Town, lies Karafuu Beach Resort and Spa, an international five-star hotel, winner of the World Travel Awards as Tanzania Leading Resort and Africa Leading Beach Resort 2011 .It is one of the most luxurious hotels on the east coast of Zanzibar, where, even during low tide, it’s possible to enjoy a comfortable swim in the ocean.

Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
 
Hotel class
HOTEL STYLE
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
134
PRICE RANGE
US$170 - US$372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
karafuu beach hotel pingwekarafuu hotel beachkarafuu resort beach
Location
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandPingwe
Photos
Traveller (1,699)
Pool & Beach (522)
Room & Suite (422)
Dining (161)
Amenities (117)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (11)
Family and Play Areas (5)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 178 nearby hotels
Boutique Hotel Matlai
212 reviews
.25 miles away
Upendo Zanzibar
92 reviews
.84 miles away
Ras Michamvi Beach Resort
226 reviews
1.02 miles away
Laguna Palace Zanzibar
7 reviews
1.65 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 327 nearby restaurants
The Rock
3,352 reviews
.78 miles away
Karafuu Hotel Beach Resort Restaurant
72 reviews
.05 miles away
Pandu Ngozi
29 reviews
.70 miles away
Upendo
163 reviews
.84 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 319 nearby attractions
Coconuts Kite
9 reviews
7.12 miles away
Uroa Bay
296 reviews
7.18 miles away
Paje Beach
830 reviews
8.95 miles away
Jozani Forest Reserve
297 reviews
9.82 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Michelle M
12 June 2018|
Answer
Response from jennybG2131HQ | Reviewed this property |
We were able to use their plugs for our iPhones and Mac laptops
0
Votes
mohamedaG3062BN
12 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from mossesle | Reviewed this property |
3 meals a day + drinks and snacks for free all day For example some local beers or shakes were free
0
Votes
Fifi421
7 April 2018|
Answer
Response from Omoniyi_David | Reviewed this property |
You're charge for Wi-Fi. I didn't like that when I was there because most hotels I use offer free Wi-Fi. However, I can understand if that's how the resort operates. I can't remember the charges again, $5 for 24hrs or so... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Beach bungalow unbeatable"
davidsL7308IB
6 days ago
Read review
"Junior suite on the beach totally worth it"
Takemeaway173
1 week ago
Read review
"we stayed in junior suite which was lovely, but the standard rooms also looked very nice"
megandean2018
2 weeks ago
Read review
"We managed to sample different types of rooms and enjoyed those closer to the beach."
Discover577609
30 Aug 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing