Diamonds Star of the East

Zanzibar, Tanzania

An exotic paradise set in stunning private grounds, just 5 minutes from Nungwi beaches

At a glance

11 rooms

A stunning barefoot sanctuary set on the north-western tip of Zanzibar, Diamonds Star of the East’s 11 delightful villas face a gleaming white sand beach that meets the Indian Ocean. With personal butler service, an African rain spa, a private beach and a wealth of water sports, this is the place for an exclusive beach holiday on this mysteriously exotic island.

Location

Nungwi, on the north-west tip of Zanzibar. 70 kms from Zanzibar Kisauni Airport.

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Things to enjoy

Private exclusive villa, private plunge pool, spa, restaurant, bar, access to facilities in sister property, La Gemma dell’Est, on-site boutique.

In detail

Each of the one and two-bedroom Star of the East villas sits in a beautiful tropical garden filled with radiant flowers. Blending into the environment, the villas are a combination of Swahili-style and contemporary flair with thatch roofs and crisp, white modern buildings. Each has its own private plunge pool and terrace and swathes of white muslin surround the four-poster beds.

Wake at Diamonds Star of the East to fabulous sea views framed by the floor-to-ceiling windows. Sit on your terrace and your butler will bring you your breakfast as you contemplate your day indulging in water sports or a trip to Stone Town.

Rooms

Villas are designed in modern contemporary and African style and built to give our discerning guest the ultimate on space and luxurious privacy. Each villas comes with a private plunge pool and Jacuzzi, an extra large and fully furnished terrace with a covered and open area and a large tropical private garden to enjoy the un-matched views over the sea and the famous Zanzibar sunset.

Diamonds Star of the East

One Bedroom Villa

One bedroom Villas designed in modern contemporary and African style and built to give the discerning guest the ultimate on space and luxurious privacy. Each Villa comes with a private plunge pool and Jacuzzi, an extra large and fully furnished terrace with covered and open area and a large tropical garden to enjoy the un-matched views over the sea and the famous Zanzibar sunset. Butler service and in room dining. Facilities in the room include: king size bed,large bathroom with indoor and outdoor shower, individual air-conditioning, stocked mini bar and kitchen, satellite TV and wireless Internet connection Size: Villa 100 sq. metres, terrace 65 sq. metres, garden 45 sq. metres and plunge pool 25 sq. metres.

Diamonds Star of the East

Two Bedroom Villa

Two bedroom Villas with additional in-room Jacuzzi designed in modern contemporary and African style and built to give the discerning guest the ultimate on space and luxurious privacy. Each Villa comes with a private plunge pool and Jacuzzi, an extra large and fully furnished terrace with a covered and open area and a large tropical garden to enjoy the un-matched views over the sea and the famous Zanzibar sunset. Butler service and in room dining. Facilities in the room include: king size and twin bed, 2 bathroom with walk-in shower, individual air-conditioning, stocked mini bar and kitchen, satellite TV and free wireless Internet connection. Size: Villa 150 sq. metres, terrace 65 sq. metres, garden 45 sq, metres and plunge pool 40 sq. metres.

Services

Butler Service
Personalized in-room check-in
24 hrs manager on duty
In room welcome with special amenities In room Wireless Internet access
24 hrs in room dining
First aid in house clinic and doctor on call
Laundry and pressing service (7 days a week)
Private beach with beach service
Private transportation to and from the beach
Pressing services 24 hours
Baby cot/bed
Baby sitter on request
International credit cards accepted

Directory of services

  • Butler service
  • Car Parking ( complimentary )
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Daily newspaper
  • Doctor on call
  • Exclusive Use
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Guests relation services
  • IDD telephones
  • In-villa dining
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pressing service
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Shoe shine service
  • Shuttle service
  • Turn-down service
  • Wake up calls
  • WI-FI in public areas
  • WI-FI in guest rooms
  • Wine, flowers & fruits in-room

On-site facilities

  • Boutique/Gift shop
  • Business Centre
  • Fitness Facility
  • Gym/studio (unsupervised)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Luggage storeroom
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets accepted
  • Private beach
  • Seawater swimming pool
  • Spa (supervised)
  • Tennis Courts

Family facilities

  • Baby listening
  • Children's Meals

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Italian
  • Swahili

Dining

A taste for fine cuisine should be your only motivation for tearing yourself away from the beach. Luckily, the Ocean Bleu Restaurant offers lovely views of the magnificent gardens and truly Zanzibar beach, complemented by delectable international dishes and mouth-watering indigenous African fare. And if you treasure your privacy, Diamonds Star of the East's 24-hour butler service, with its focus on customized service, will serve sundowners and meals to you on the private terrace of your room.


Ocean Blue Restaurant

Provides breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as an impressively diverse snack bar that serves a scrumptious array of nibbles to enjoy with drinks. There is also a fabulous Lounge Bar that offers the idyllic wind-down spot . Open from early in the morning till after dinner, pop in for a cocktail, a chilled glass of wine or one of Zanzibar's authentic local concoctions. And if you treasure your privacy, Diamonds Star of the East's 24-hour butler service, with its focus on customized service, will serve sundowners and meals to you on the private terrace of your room.

Restaurant details
Type: A' la carte
Dress Code: Smart
Opening Hours:
Breakfast 7:00 am – 10:30 am
Lunch 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dinner 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Smoking: Yes (Smoking)

Spa

At Mvua African Rain Spa we utilize indigenous moisture – nourishing natural ingredients and other native resources such as plants, flowers, salt, grains, spices, wild honey and raw sugar. Our tempting choices of treatments are based on ancient African, Asian and European traditions designed to soothe the spirit, rejuvenate the body and enrich the mind. After experiencing the attentive service and warm ambience, you will not want your visit to Mvua African Rain Spa end and you will return again and again.


Mvua African Rain Spa

Spa Treatments
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrub
  • Herbal wrap
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Thai Massage

Leisure

Guests can use at no extra charge all recreational and entertainment facilities at Diamonds La Gemma dell' Est


Activities

  • Big Game Fishing - On Site
  • Sea Fishing - On Site
  • Jacuzzi - On Site
  • Private Beach - On Site
  • Sailing - On Site
  • Scuba Diving - On Site
  • Seawater Swimming Pool - On Site
  • Snooker - On Site
  • Snorkeling - On Site
  • Tennis - On Site
  • Water Skiing - On Site
  • Windsurfing - On Site

Getting there

Hotel Address

Diamonds Star of the East
PO Box 2019
Nungwi Road
Nungwi
Zanzibar
Tanzania NungwiTanzania

Transportation

Transfers from and to the Airport can be organized directly with the hotel. Transfers are done with mini van (max 4 pax or) sedan car. 

VIP packages with assistance for custom, immigration and baggage claim are available on request.

Airports

Nearest international airport: Zanzibar Airport (More than 50 Km.)
Nearest local airport: Zanzibar Airport (More than 50 Km.)

Car Rental

Nearest car rental office: Information available from the Butler at any time (More than 50 Km.)

Near Diamonds Star of the East

Water sports, dive centre, deep-sea fishing, swimming with dolphins or turtles, mainland safari, island excursions, Stone Town tour.

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