Welcome to Sunset Kendwa

Your place to stay in the tropical paradise of Zanzibar’s North Coast. Located on Zanzibar’s most beautiful beach with powdery white sand, azure waters and a thriving coral reef, the exotic spice island of Zanzibar is the most idyllic of tropical destinations. You are welcome to read our brochure online or check out our latest updates on our facebook page.


We offer a wide range of bright, traditionally decorated rooms and bungalows as well as all of the facilities you need to allow you to ease into Zanzibar’s relaxed pace of life. There is something to suit all budgets from deluxe air-conditioned beach bungalows to cliffside apartments. We offer a laundry service and wifi access for a small fee.


The beachside sunset restaurant has a diverse menu offering delicious meals all made with the freshest ingredients ranging from Swahili specialities to western favourites. Our Mnazi Beach Bar and shisha lounge are ideal locations for you to sip a cocktail while gazing out at a spectacular sunset over the Indian Ocean.


Scuba Do Zanzibar, our onsite 5 star PADI Dive Centre, offer a variety of activities from snorkelling, sailing and scuba diving for all experience levels. We also have a beach volleyball area and the most perfect beach for swimming. The dive centre crew are happy to advise you on daily tide times and other activities to do in the area.

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    LOW SEASON (March - May)
    Single US$65 | Double US$85

    HIGH SEASON (June-February)
    Single US$85 | Double US$98



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    LOW SEASON (March - May)
    Single US$65 | Double US$85

    HIGH SEASON (June-February)
    Single US$85 | Double US$98



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    LOW SEASON (March - May)
    Single US$65 | Double US$85

    HIGH SEASON (June-February)
    Single US$85 | Double US$98



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    LOW SEASON (March - May)
    Single US$40 | Double US$50

    HIGH SEASON (June-February)
    Single US$45 | Double US$60


    Not Air Conditioned

Our rooms are self contained, fitted with hot shower, electronic safe deposit box, fridge and Zanzibar bed and our prices include breakfast. Click or mouse-over the various room types to see seasonal rates. Please note for an extra bed, we add 20% on top of the price of the double bed room. As of July 2015, an additional Zanzibar Infrastructure Tax of $1 per guest per night will come into effect.




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    Three locations near Sunset Kendwa are ideal for snoreklling. Kendwa Reef, Tumbatu Island/Mwana and Mnemba Island. Our dive centre can best advise you on current conditions and details about each site. You may be offered excursions on the beach, however for your safety we highly recommend you to go with Scuba Do.

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    Zanzibar's dive sites have something to offer all experience levels from beginner through professional divers. Our dive centre, Scuba Do, have been diving here since 2000 and can advise on the best reefs for your personal interests. From weird and wonderful macro life, big schools of fish or best photography sites.

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    Come and relax on board Papagena, a 44ft luxury sailing catamaran for an ultimate Indian Ocean experience. Book a sunset sail or head out for a half or full day sail combining diving or snorkelling with the experience. Alternatively, you can sail on a traditional dhow and our dive centre, Scuba Do, can make the arrangements.

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    Our dive centre, Scuba Do, offers a variety of scuba diving courses from beginner to professional qualifacations. No experience is necessary to try scuba diving, or you may enroll in PADI e-learning to complete the academic section prior to your holiday and get to the best part - the ocean - when you arrive in Sunset Kendwa.

You can find us on the Northwest Coast, Kendwa, Zanzibar, Tanzania Kendwa Zanzibar

Just follow the signs from the road into Kendwa, or you taxi driver will know the way.

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This is the finest place I have known in all of Africa… an illusive place where nothing is as it seems. I am mesmerized.