Panoramic Views endless, White sand Beach and Horizon
Turquoise seas Superb Comfort and our Service

The rugged south-eastern coastline of Zanzibar is recognised as amongst the most beautiful on this idyllic island. Here, on Zanzibar’s finest beach, is Dongwe Ocean View.

Dongwe Ocean View

Panoramic views of the magnificent Indian Ocean right on the beach makes for one of Zanzibar’s best ocean view hotels. A fun, care-free resort with its unique blend of contemporary and Tarran-style décor and understated luxury, and caring Zanzibari hospitality.

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

Featuring spacious accommodations, ideally arranged and suitable for couples, families, groups of friends and of course honeymooners.

We’re known for our local and international cuisine and are a mere 5 minutes from our world famous The Rock of Zanzibar restaurant. We’re a smiling, caring group looking after your every comfort.

Beach volleyball, reef walking, paddling, dhow trips, wind & kite surfing, snorkelling and scuba diving all easily done on the doorstep.

We offer all land transfers you will need during your stay, and a variety of island excursions.

Direct booking benefits

  • Samson, our GM, your host
  • Deals and best prices
  • Room Upgrade*
  • Our Kichanga Foundation Tour
  • Reef shoes and snorkelling equipment

The seasons dictate our prices: We consistently receive ‘best value for money’ ratings area-wide. We struggle when you leave, as indeed will you when reluctantly you must.

The Dongwe Experience


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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 worldwide. Know more, and book.

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Here nature dictates the pace. Feel the breeze, the sand under your feet. The moon above at night. Set amongst the swaying palms on a beach, your private bungalow awaits. Dream on..

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  We rented a car and occasionally we stopped at this amazing hotel to have lunch. What a wonderful surprise: the staff was very kind and friendly to us since the first moment we got there (especially the manager and all of the waiters - they...More

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    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 4  Lovely staff and hotel, really enjoyed our stay. Particular thanks to 'youngman and Moo'. Location fantastic and very friendly people. Only downside was mobility issues with a wheelchair. hard work pulling through sand paths!! if you can lay down solid walk ways ,then would love...More

    thumb  dongweoceanview avatar069 nickrobinson863

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  This was an exelent hotel with freindly staff. This was a amazing experience. Exotic tours was very good and the tour guides was of a high standard.I will recoment Dongwe Osean view to anyone that wants a great relaxing holiday.

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