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Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa

Rental with Private beach

5 stars

Pingwe, Zanzibar

+255 777 413 647
Very good

based on 481 reviews

Thu 5/23
Fri 5/24

About Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa, Zanzibar

Value for money
Boasting an indoor pool, a private beach and outdoor tennis courts, Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa is a luxurious base in Pingwe. It has a spa and wellness center, as well as a kids club, a Jacuzzi and a 24-hour reception. The resort features rooms equipped with a hair dryer and a mini bar, plus all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay. Hot breakfasts are served at Marikiti and Bondeni each morning before guests venture off to explore the local area. There is an on-site bar and night club, so guests of the resort need look no further for a night of entertainment. There is also an in-house restaurant called Eatalian. Zanzibar International Airport is a 60-minute drive from Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa. Jambiani and Paje are located an easy drive from the property.

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Deluxe Rooms - Garden view
1 queen bed

1 queen bed



$217 totalSuper.com
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Standard Rooms - Sea view


$89 totalAgoda.com
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Superior Rooms - Water view
1 queen bed

1 queen bed



$121 totalAgoda.com
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Executive Rooms - Sea view


$477 totalBooking.com
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Luxury Rooms - Panoramic view


$199 totalAgoda.com
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Double Rooms - Skyline view
1 queen bed

1 queen bed



$232 totalAgoda.com
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Queen Rooms - Panoramic view
2 queen beds

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Other Rooms - Courtyard view


$89 totalAgoda.com
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Resort Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Tennis

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Shared kitchen
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Dining table


  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Lockers
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Telephone


  • Hairdryer
  • Public bath
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Private pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Saltwater pool
  • Massage
  • Pool bar

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids' club
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Playground
  • Baby safety gates

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Increased accessibility
  • Allergy-free room
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Balcony


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Drying rack for clothing


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Aerobics
  • Fitness center
  • Tennis


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa Reviews

Very goodBased on 481 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Breakfast was good, accomodation looks nice, friendly staff." (in 13 reviews)
  • It has beautiful beach lovely pool food fantastic. (in 8 reviews)
  • Beautiful garden and beach (in 8 reviews)
Cons -
  • Staff do not communicate hotel information. (in 5 reviews)
  • Not enough drinkable water in room. (in 4 reviews)
  • "Food options, some staff not friendly" (in 3 reviews)

Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa compare to other 5 star hotels in Zanzibar?

    Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa is $354 cheaper than the average 5 star hotel in Zanzibar. You can usually find a nightly rate of $65 when staying at Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa.

  • How far is Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa from Zanzibar Kisauni?

    If you're looking to go directly from Zanzibar Kisauni to Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa, expect a 1h 1min drive as they are around 20.6 mi apart.

  • What is the best way to get to Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa from Zanzibar Kisauni?

    Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Zanzibar Kisauni to the hotel, but also around Zanzibar during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Zanzibar are on average $26/day. A very popular option for travelers staying at Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Zanzibar Kisauni directly to the hotel.

  • Are there food options at Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa?

    There is a restaurant at Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +255 777 413 647 for kitchen hours. One of the easiest dining options for Zanzibar guests staying in Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Does Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa have a pool?

    Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • How close is Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa to Zanzibar city center?

    When staying at Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa there is just 21.7 mi between you and Zanzibar city center. While making your way to the center of Zanzibar, you should plan to visit Slave Chambers, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • What is the phone number for Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa?

    If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa, call +255 777 413 647 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Does Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center available to guests at Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa?

    Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa does have a gym on-site that is available to hotel guests. Some hotel gyms may not have 24-hour access, so it is best to ask a front desk clerk for fitness center hours.

  • What time is check-out for Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa?

    10:00 AM is the check-out time at Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa. Late check-out may be available at the hotel's discretion.

  • How much is a room at Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa?

    $878/night is a good average price right now, and some users have even reported deals that start from only $65/night. However, prices can change based on the time of year you’re booking, the type of room you prefer, etc. Fill in the form above to get deals for your trip.

  • Is there laundry service in Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa?

    Yes, you can do your laundry at Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa.

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Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa location: Pingwe, Zanzibar

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Jozani Forest9.7 mi

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