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Travelling along the Rift Valley: Gemma dell'Est

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  • Gemma dell'est 1/66 Arrival
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  • Gemma dell'est 3/66 Reception
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  • Gemma dell'est 5/66 Toward the beach and the jetty
  • Gemma dell'est 6/66 The jetty and the caffè moresco, sea breeze restaurant and sunset lounge
  • Gemma dell'est 7/66 Sea breeze restaurant
  • Gemma dell'est 8/66 Caffè moresco
  • Gemma dell'est 9/66 View of the beach from the the jetty
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  • Gemma dell'est 12/66 The beach bar on a rainy day
  • Gemma dell'est 13/66 View of the jetty from the beach bar
  • Gemma dell'est 14/66 Beach swimming-pool
  • Gemma dell'est 15/66 Beach swimming-pool
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  • Gemma dell'est 17/66 The barrier between the beach and the sea built after the sea storm in 2010
  • Gemma dell'est 18/66 Beach
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  • Gemma dell'est 21/66 Toward the Pavillon restaurant
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  • Gemma dell'est 26/66 Toward the deluxe and suite bedrooms
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  • Gemma dell'est 59/66 Gym
  • Gemma dell'est 60/66 SPA
  • Gemma dell'est 61/66 Shop
  • Gemma dell'est 62/66 Pavillon restaurant garden
  • Gemma dell'est 63/66 Praparations for a beach dinner
  • Gemma dell'est 64/66 Sea breeze restaurant
  • Gemma dell'est 65/66 Caffè moresco
  • Gemma dell'est 66/66 Beach Buffet

Gemma dell'Est is situated in Kendwa along the northwest coast of Zanzibar.

This large hotel consists of 151 bedrooms divided into deluxe, suite, villa club with butler service and a presidential villa. Deluxe and suite are all located in a long three-storey building with a sea view. Villas consists of three or four bedrooms and are set back on the plot with a dedicated swimming-pool. Each room features air conditioning, ceiling fans, mini bar, satellite TV and tea making facilities.

The beach, once much more beautiful, has been artificially rebuilt after a violent sea storn in 2010 and it is now delimited by some wood barriers. At high tide the shore gets completely submerged and the wooden stairs lead straight into the sea.As a result during high season all the area nearby the bar tends to be particularly crowded.

The hotel is complemented by several restaurants, bars and cafes open at different times of the day, the jetty sunset lounge set, the gym, the SPA and the gift shop.

Activities include diving, snorkeling, gym and water-gym. Deep sea fishing is arranged with Zanzibar Watersports, the water sports centre at Ras Nungwi.

Gemma dell'est offers an upper-mid level of servicing to a more urban clientele. If you want to combine the variety of facilities typically offered by a large hotel with a lower number of rooms then consider staying at Gold Zanzibar also located in Kendwa or alternatively the high-rated Breezes Beach Club and Baraza located along the southeastern coast of the island.

INDICATIVE RATES 2015 per night per person
 
DELUXE
SUITE
VILLA CLUB
PRESIDENTIAL
FROM 23/12/14 TO 06/01/15
usd 380
usd 406
usd 444
usd 5590
FROM 07/01 TO 28/02
usd 259
usd 284
usd 322
usd 4075
FROM 01/03 TO 31/03
usd 217
usd 243
usd 281
usd 3555
FROM 01/04 TO 30/06
usd 170
usd 195
usd 203
usd 2971
FROM 01/07 TO 20/07
FROM 26/08 TO 22/12/15
usd 200
usd 225
usd 263
usd 3350
FROM 21/07 TO 25/08
usd 241
usd 267
usd 305
usd 3861

Rates include: all-inclusive basis.

Rates do not include: transfers between airport and hotel

1 child 0 - 13 sharing with 2 adults: free
2 children 0 - 13sharing with two adults: first child stays free, second child pays 50% of the adult rate
1 child 0 - 13 sharing with 1 adult: child stay fro free, adult pays single 45% supplement
2 children 0 - 13 sharing with 1 adults: first child stays free, second child pays 50% of the adult rate, adult pays single 45% supplement

Minimun stay from 23/12 to 06/01: 5 nights

Third bed: available only in deluxe and suite
Fourth bed: available in suite and only for children
Presidential suite: max 10 adults

SPECIAL OFFERS:

Honeymooners: 25% discount for the bride, bed of flowers, cake and sparkling wine on arrival, welcome gift, room breakfast service at no extra cost, 20% discount on SPA treatments.

Rating:
Location: 8
Beach: 7
Staff: 8
Activities: 8
Architecture: 6
Food: 7
Cleanliness: 8
Value: 7