Tanzania is a melting pot of sights and sounds and has so much to offer the intrepid travel in terms of luxury accommodation. The downside is that the plethora of choices may make it difficult to choose and even know where to start from.

Off the coast of Africa Zanzibar is a dreamy destination where you’ll find turqoise-blue waters, palm-fringed white-sand beaches such as the picture perfect Upendo Beach hotel. A stunning home rooted in love,support,faith and connection derived its profound name from Kiswahili which means Love.

Upendo is a brand that oozes style and charm that goes beyond a collection of hotels & restaurants that aim to empower & develop the island while keeping its authenticity. The Upendo Experience is a promise of an unforgettable stay of sheer relaxation, privacy & comfort,living harmoniously with local communities & the environment. Whether one wants to relax on an idyllic white sand beach on the South East coast or explore the historic UNESCO city of Stone Town, they always aim to make your stay unforgettable.

Simply soak up the sun on luxurious daybeds.

Upendo Beach is located in Michamvi, (on south east coast) on one of the most beautiful secluded and unique tidal beaches in Zanzibar. It is a unique, stylish hotel that delicately combines exclusive private villas with a social restaurant, bar and pool area while advocating sustainability and conservation principles at its center.

One can expect tailored service with their 3 luxury private villas & 2 further palm thatch banda rooms. This stylish luxury retreat is perfect for the adventurous, elegant, yet bohemian globetrotter!

Luxury suites that will give you memories.

A barefoot retreat designed to feel like your home away from home,whether a couple, family, group of friends or solo traveler, their villas & suites are sure to make your stay memorable. All villas are beachfront and come with own butler,private pools, outside dining and lounge areas.

One cannot help it but to simply soak up the sun on luxurious daybeds while enjoying gourmet food and creative cocktails and chillout in their infinity pool with sea view and enjoy stunning sunsets.

For spectacular views of the island, head out in a traditional dhow sailboat and enjoy an evening sundowner on the ocean, or use it to access some of the reefs further afield.

Enjoy the local culinary scene, a seductive blend of international flavours, traditional spices and fresh seafood. The food at Upendo is excellent, as is the menu at the renowned restaurant “The Rock”, perched on an outcrop five metres offshore. Talk about dining with a view!

Talk about dining with a view at Upendo.

Zanzibar’s East coast offers top-class snorkeling, so when the tide’s in, don a mask and wade in directly from the beach to explore the reefs right in front of the lodge.