Beach View Accommodation in Zanzibar – Kichanga Lodge
Kichanga lodge is located in the Michamvi area on the southeastern coastline of Zanzibar. It features beautiful views of the white sandy beach, palm trees and the Indian Ocean. This lodge provides beach accommodation that is best for relaxing and being with nature. It has attractive open-plan public areas with a small, secluded private beach with low tide walks. It is one of the best beach accommodation options in Zanzibar. It offers a good range of activities at a relatively fair price.
Accommodation in Kichanga Lodge
The lodge has a variety of bungalows. Bungalows have either a beach view or look onto the stunning gardens. It comprises 22 cottages divided into four categories. Twelve ocean view bungalows, six garden view bungalows, four villas, and one ocean view suite. The buildings have thatched roofs and stone walls. The interior is pretty with primary concrete floors, reed mats, and wooden beds. Mosquito nets cover each huge bed, and large en-suite bathrooms are well fitted in each room. Each bungalow has a private balcony, with hammock and furniture, ideal for people to relax, unwind, and get back in touch with themselves and their loved ones.
The main lodge is impressive with a large open-plan lounge, bar, and restaurant. The area is high above the beach giving it a beautiful aerial view through the trees. The delicacies served are fresh and tasty with plenty of fish. You also get Italian dishes. Guests can engage in various indoor and outdoor activities. Guests are spoilt for choice as there are several beach and water activities. It ranges from paddling, dhow sailing, beach volleyball, with kite surfing and scuba diving close by.
Zanzibar Island has something for every kind of tourist. Wildlife lovers can visit the Jozani Forest Reserve for hiking. This area hosts the rare red colobus monkey. You will watch these amazing creatures as they scramble for food and groom and feed their young ones. As regards marine life, there are several protected sites where you can view a marvelous diversity of reef life.
There are also shops where you can do your shopping. You can shop in the ancient bazaars where a range of fascinating wares await you. Look for beautiful Swahili fabrics, beads, jewelry, carved curios and so much more. You can also tour the spice and fruit farms. Here you will also learn about the medicinal values of cinnamon, cloves, cardamoms, anise, ginger, aloe vera and many more. Also, view a distinct variety of fruits that grow there. You can spend an afternoon under the palm and trees, lie in hammocks in the shade and listen to the whisper of the wind.
The guests enjoy the environment and the beautiful decor that lets the mind wander from the everyday hustle and bustle. Each picture tells a story. This private lodge hosts and accommodates guests from all over the world. Additional services offered include Wi-Fi to access free internet and transfers from the airport on request. Here at Kichanga Lodge, you can enjoy the best beach views on offer in Zanzibar.
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