The Southeastern coastline of Zanzibar is recognised as amongst the most beautiful on this idyllic island. Here you’ll find 3 gems: Kichanga Lodge, Dongwe Ocean View and our world famous The Rock restaurant, Zanzibar.

Dongwe Ocean View

Panoramic views of the magnificent Indian Ocean from luxurious air conditioned accommodation right on the beach. A sumptuous resort with its unique blend of contemporary and Tarran-style décor.

Lose yourself in thoughts and dreams while floating in a suspended rattan cocoon. Dongwe Ocean View is all about being spoiled, spoiling yourself.

Featuring thatched roof huts with relaxation beds, an outdoor pool and wooden deck with sun loungers, all overlooking the colour moody Indian Ocean: blue, green, turquoise, indigo.

Known for our sumptuous local and international cuisine, and a mere 5 minutes from our world famous The Rock of Zanzibar restaurant, we’re a smiling, caring and uber helpful group looking after your every comfort.

Actitivy? Oh yes! Reef walking, kite surfing and scuba diving all easily done.

The seasons dictate our prices: Dongwe Ocean View has the best value for money rating area wide.

We struggle when you leave, as indeed will you when reluctantly you must

The Dongwe Experience


Mid-way between Kichanga Lodge and Dongwe Ocean View, a mere 5 min, lies The Rock of Zanzibar. One of the world’s iconic restaurants, attracting travellers from around the globe.  Depending on the tide, wade out, walk out, or let us pole you there in the boat. Known for its exceptional food and idyllic location. Featured in magazines worldwide.


Let nature dictate the pace, as it does at Kichanga Lodge. Feel the breeze, the sand under your feet. The moon above at night, listening, mindful. Set amongst the swaying palms on a beach against a hillside, your private bungalow awaits.

Our Rooms

Dongwe Ocean View: Deals of the season

Best value for money as rated by our customers

Relax, luxury, dream, re-energise. Unbeatable deals for a ‘priceless’ experience.

Our video: See and feel Dongwe Ocean View