Gemma Del Est is a large hotel resort located an hour away from Stone Town, on the renowned island of Zanzibar. With 138 rooms, suites, and executive villas, the hotel is constantly playing host to groups and families from all over the world. Each is drawn to the European comforts and reliability, as well as the scrumptious buffet dining in English and Continental styles. With a property this large, it’s only necessary that a range of activities exist for guests. Join in on kayaking, windsurfing, and diving, and get in touch with the water like never before.
This is by far the largest resort in Zanzibar, not only because they have the most rooms, but also the vast space over which it is situated.
Gemma is located on the North West coast of Zanzibar, near to Kendwa Rocks, on a magnificent stretch of beach. The beauty of this side of the island is that it is not as affected as the East by the tidal fluctuations. You are able to swim during low and high tide. Even though they have a great beach, they went and built the most massive swimming pool on the island with a sunken bar on the northern end where you are able to enjoy cocktails.
Guests are transported by golf carts from the reception area to their rooms. All over the resort they have pathways for the gold carts who transfer guests between the top restaurant or reception and their rooms.
The hotel has been styled on a modern European style. Large white plastic tarpaulins greet you as you enter the main gate, something you might expect to see in Milan.
The resort boasts an impressive 138 rooms, including 17 Junior Suites, 23 Executive Villa guest rooms and a presidential villa which consists of 5 bedrooms. All rooms are fitted with French doors which open out on to a landscaped garden. The rooms also have a small balcony where guests can sit and enjoy the view of the ocean.
The rooms all feature kingsize beds or twin beds for single persons. The rooms have all the modern conveniences which include satellite television, air conditioning, ceiling fans, mini bar, safe and telephone. The hotel has blended the room in a terracota and brown colour scheme. The bathroom includes a great shower, bidet, hair dryer, bath robes and hotel personalised toiletries.
The executive villas also include a personal butler. Room facilities include air conditioner and fans, mosquito nets, satellite television, telephone facilities, safe, and mini bar.
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The hotel has one restaurant and 3 bars. The restaurant is situated on the hilltop, which could mean a nice walk between the room and dinner.
The cuisine is European, serving an English and Continental breakfast, and buffet for lunch and dinner. Snacks and pastries are served at the swimming pool bar throughout the day. There are plans of introducing an a la carte restaurant on the pontille.
Activities include diving, snorkelling, water-skiing, windsurfing, kayaking, dhow cruises and deep-sea fishing, a masseuse is available for a relaxing massage, a full watersports centre, big game fishing facilities, full PADI certified dive school, swimming pool, and organized excursions to surrounding areas including Stone Town, the Spice plantations, and Jozani Forest.
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