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.

The soul of Zanzibar in nature's luxury.

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.

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  • Best prices including full breakfast & 3 course dinner
  • Room Upgrade*
  • Snorkelling Equipment, Reef Shoes and Kayaks
  • Convenience of building your Zanzibar itinerary.
  • Safe, Secure and Best Value

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

ACCOMMODATION

CLUB HOUSE

BEACH ACTIVITY

ZANZIBAR LIFE

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.

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..

      We had a fantasic vacation. Location is great. You have seaview from all rooms. The beach is faboulus (ok, it is high and low tides but when it is low you can walk out to a reef and during the walk you can see a...More

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    9/17/2018

      My first impression when I got there was that it is definitely not a 4 star. Outside the resort gate/entrance you can already see that it is not well maintained. I think 3 star yes. The resort is well located by the beach, good aircon...More

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    8/21/2018

      We had a great holiday at Dongwe. Samson and his team were very efficient and friendly. Youngman, Moe, Soldier and everyone else made it an unforgettable stay. The setting right on the beach is incredibly relaxing. The beach was right on the doorstep. Would recommend...More

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    7/23/2018