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Upendo Zanzibar

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One of Zanzibar's most stunning, secluded, and unique tidal beaches, Upendo Beach, can be found in Michamvi (on the country's southeast coast). A one-of-a-kind boutique hotel that delicately combines private villas with a social restaurant, bar, and pool area while promoting sustainability and conservation ideas at its core. A brand that transcends hotels and restaurants, it aims to empower and develop the island while keeping its authenticity. The Upendo Experience provides pure leisure, privacy, and comfort while living in harmony with local communities and the environment. You may relax on the South East coast's magnificent white sand beaches or visit the historic UNESCO city of Stone Town.
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Excursions

Spice Tour
Walkthrough the plantations, taste, and learn about the fragrant spices of Zanzibar.

Stone Town Tour
Half-day walking tour to discover the cultural and historical heart of Zanzibar.

Prison Island
Discover the giant sea turtles and snorkel in the island's spectacular coral reefs.

Sandbank Picnic
 Enjoy a full day surrounded by turquoise water and white sand beaches.

Jozani Forest
Join a guided 45min trail into Jozani forest to spot the red colobus monkeys.

Diving & Snorkelling
Discover some of the most beautiful snorkeling and dive sites. 

Mnemba Snorkelling & Diving
The Atoll is famous for its diverse marine life, lionfish, moray eels, and more.

Sunset Cruise
Delight in a magical sunset cruise on a local boat with music to relax and admire the beautiful Indian Ocean.

Safari Blu
Relax on the beautiful sandbank and snorkel into the stunning coral reefs of Menai Bay.

Kite Surfing
Learn a full kiteboarding beginner's course (3×3 hours) while enjoying a paradisiac place 

Stand up Paddling
Explore the mangrove and its wildlife in a unique way combining adventure and sport.

Diving
3-4 hours dive trip with the Rising Sun Dive Centre. All our guides are certified PADI Instructors.

Yoga
1.5 hours Vinyasa yoga class. It is a beautiful way to connect with yourself, others, and the environment.

Kuza Caves
Discover the importance of sacred caves in the Swahili culture and swim in this natural crystal clear pool.

Horse Riding
Experience spectacular beach and sunset rides. Outrides through the coconut plantations and beaches

Facilities

RESTAURANTS
  • Boho Social
Our goal is simple: to provide a welcoming spot surrounded by vibrant music, good food, and signature cocktails. Explore our fusion cuisine while enjoying the unique view of The Rock. Discover our homemade dishes prepared with local ingredients, fresh-caught seafood, fruit & vegetables in season and delicious spices with a classic Upendo Touch.
ALL-DAY DINING MENU
Our All-day dining menu has options to satisfy most guests and pallets. Whether you are in the mood for fresh seafood, hearty burgers, classic Indian and Swahili cuisine, or our daily kitchen creations, we cook a la carte to order and believe in making your dining and experience! 
BRUNCH
Boho Social Sunday Brunch has become an institution on the island and is the place to be from 11 am to 5 pm every Sunday (although don’t be surprised if you’re still here at 11 pm!). The Upendo kitchen serves up all you would expect to see at a classic brunch, with, of course, the Upendo twist!
COCKTAILS & DRINKS
Let our bar team engage you with a delicious selection of hand-crafted cocktails! We have a selection of our signature fusions and blends that will keep you coming for more!
  •  The 5th
Foodies will love our fusion cuisine while enjoying a stunning view of the heritage UNESCO City of Stone Town. Our dishes are 100% homemade with fresh and local ingredients and always with a classic Upendo twist!
ALL-DAY MENU
Discover our fusion cuisine, with delicious dishes that mix Indian, Swahili, and Mediterranean gastronomy. Dishes 100% homemade with fresh and local ingredients.
BRUNCH
It’s everyone’s favorite activity on the weekend. Every Saturday and Sunday, join us for a languorous mid-day meal! Taste our delicious sushi and our famous burgers!
COCKTAILS & DRINKS
With the breeze in your hair and a sundowner in your hand, toast a magical sunset from our unique terrace with an infinity pool overlooking the rooftops of Stone Town. If you feel inspired, create your cocktail, from the liquor choice to the bitters, through our selection of seasonal fruits. We also offer a wide selection of wines.

CONCEPT STORE
Our concept store offers a curated collection of whether resort wear, shoes, accessories, home decor, organic beauty products, and locally made gifts. All products are unique and ethical, handpicked carefully by Trish, the owner. Her inspiration comes from traveling around the world, so don’t be surprised to find in Duka brands and designers from India, Bali, Turkey, the UK, and especially from Tanzania.

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