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Zanzibar Special Offers - Essque Zalu Zanzibar Vacation specials include children for stay for free, early bird discount offer and free nights - making your Zanzibar holiday more affordable.

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Essque Zalu which is an innovative ‘barefoot luxury’ boutique resort offering an experience of a lifetime, situated on the north east coast of Zanzibar near Nungwi.

2018 Long Stay Offer: Not valid between 20th December 2018 – 5th January 2019
3 = 4 | pay three nights and get one extra night Free of Charge on Half Board Basis
4 = 5 | pay four nights and get one extra night Free of Charge on Half Board Basis
5 = 7 | pay five nights and get two extra night Free of Charge on Half Board Basis

2018 Early Bird Offer:
All bookings received between 01 December 2017 – 28 February 2018 for stays between 06 January 2018 – 23 December 2018 get 35% discount (this will probably be extended so check with us if it is past February 2018.
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About Essque Zalu in Zanzibar:
Essque Zalu accommodation

The decor and structural design at Essque is a unification of conceptual luxury with minimalist opulence resulting in an experience of unsurpassed beauty and ambience. The emphasis on open space, free movement of air within the structure and breathtaking vistas of the turquoise waters of the ocean gives the feeling of being free and one with nature; this unique concept has redefined the standards of luxury on the Zanzibar Archipelago.

The design and structure incorporates a lot of locally sourced materials and expertise and the style of the tall makuti roofs reflects the Coastal-Swahili architecture; with a tint of modernity. Ensconce yourself in luxurious-styled spaces, adorned with native artwork.

Choose from 40 suites, all with picturesque views over the lush tropical garden or the ocean turquoise blue. If you need extra space to spread out, try one of the eight expansive villas/private residences; 3 or 4 bedrooms. Stretch out in the spacious living room, rustle up a snack in your own kitchen or just chill in the privacy of your very own plunge pool.

Once you’re comfortably settled in, make the most of our in room amenities; stock up on your personalized mini-bar; freshen up under a solar heated shower; stash away your passport and valuables in the safety-box; curl up to watch a movie on our sleek flat screen satellite TV/DVD player; then lie back on the king-sized bed swathed in 100% luxurious linens.

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Dining options:
Satisfy your taste buds with a choice of three distinctive restaurants, three well-stocked bars or dial the ‘mixologist’ to come right to your room and shake your very own tailor-made cocktail.
Market Kitchen: Deli styled restaurant serving cosmopolitan fare, a gastronomic spread of crisp salads, cured meats, fresh seafood, bread straight from the oven, mouthwatering cheeses and desserts. Create your own culinary journey featuring organic produce and fresh, hand-picked ingredients from local growers.
À La Carte: a ‘must-do’ when in Zanzibar, the perfect place for an exceptional fine-dining experience. Savor the innovative ‘Signature Plate’ or tuck into char-grilled prime South African beef steak.
The Jetty: set al fresco on the shoreline of the ocean, enjoy succulent morsels of modern Arabic cuisine and freshly prepared mezze. A place to kick back with friends, share on some shisha and relax to the sound of live music.
‘1506’ Terrace and Lounge: an up-market and intimate space for you to enjoy the finer things in life. Browse premium labels and vintages, select a specialty cigar, taste the tapas or just pop by for a post-dinner nightcap.
Baobab Bar: this space is essentially the outdoor area for the resort – a meeting place teeming with activity from sunup until early evening. Contemporary, modern and multi-functional.

On-site facilities:
Spa: Six exclusive treatment rooms – four single and two double – set over 2,000m2 of private grounds to restore your physical, mental and spiritual equilibrium.
Kids’ Club: Little ones from 4-12 years are welcome, accompanied if under 4. They'll be kept busy from 7am to 9pm and have their special menus while you enjoy your own!
Gallery: A 450m2 space to inspire your artistic leanings with paintings, sculptures, glass works and photographs from the local and regional artistic community.
Jetty: Starting where the ocean meets the sand and stretching out into the sea, sit back and soak up the sun, set sail across the waves, or just dive into the refreshing turquoise blue!
Gym: 50m2 of fully loaded iron for you to flex those muscles on the cross-trainer or loosen up your travel weary limbs on the running machine.
Internet: Connect back home with complimentary wired and wireless broadband internet access throughout the resort.
Business facilities: Tailor your own meeting space in the gallery or a villa for up to 50 heads.
Beach or pool: Stroll along the lapping water’s edge, languish in our grand infinity pool, then sip on cocktails in private peace and tranquillity.

Essque Zalu Zanzibar goes green - Energy Reduction and Chemicals
Solar Panels – Solar panels are being utilized to generate hot water for use within the resort.
Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) to treat treated water until it is safe to use for irrigation. This “reclaimed” water is used to water the gardens around the hotel.
The swimming pool is Salt Chlorinated (not seawater).
Main Hotel structure utilizes natural ventilation for cooling in its design greatly reducing the energy consumption.
Makuti roofing provides well ventilated roof spaces and additional shading to the hotel’s buildings greatly reducing solar heat loads.

Getting there
Taxi from Dar es Salaam city centre to airport: 10 mins to 1 hour!
Flight time from Dar es Salaam to Stone Town: 20 mins.
Car from Stone Town to Essque Zalu Zanzibar: 50 mins.
Ferry from Dar es Salaam to Stone Town: 2 hours.

Hotter during September to April. The average temperature is 26ºC – 32ºC.
Cooler during May to August. The average temperature is 25ºC – 28ºC.

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