Hotel La Gemma Dell Est

Hotel La Gemma Dell Est -138 roomed resort on the northwest of Zanzibar

Stroll in the beautiful gardens at the hospitable Hotel La Gemma Dell Est or take a plunge into the saltwater swimming pool at one of our favourite Zanzibar resorts on the captivating north coast of a large spice island. Stroll the 80 m stretch to the beach for some fun in the sun and a swim in the warm blue waters. 

Welcome to a well-loved, beautifully maintained 138-roomed accommodation venue also boasting a swish conference centre, diverse watersports and diving courses for all marine lovers. We have the best deals so check out the Voyage2Africa specials and find your Zanzibar dream holiday break. 

Each elegant suite includes air conditioning, fans, TVs, minibars, tea and coffee and beautiful decks to access the garden or beach.  The alluring La Gemma Dell Est is very swanky and eco-friendly, combining the best of the sea, gorgeous gardens and water features in an enchanting setting for leisure and business travellers.

Five-star facilities at a typical Zanzibar hotel promote the great outdoors and ocean beach location where a large jetty shoots out into the sea and tours leave for the spice plantations, Stone Town and the lush Jozani Forest, as well as fishing safaris and bush breaks to Tanzania’s Serengeti. 

Sample the best African and international cuisine at the four world-class restaurants based at La Gemma Dell Est, from mouth-watering buffets at the Pavilion Restaurant and outdoor Mediterranean dining, pizza on the beach and more. The best venue for a sundowner is the Café Moresco and Sunset Bar overlooking the wharf, complete with live music and shows.  Guests can also eat out at the Rock Bar Restaurant, the Beach Bar, and the Lobby Bar so no shortage of food and drinks at this trending resort!

The aptly named Baobab Conference Centre stages professional conferences and meetings in stunning structures built around two majestic Baobab trees and the tranquil Mvua African Rain Spa is all about natural ingredients pampering your body and soul. Tennis and gym facilities, canoeing and more enthral all guests to a wonderful island destination.



By far the largest resort on Unguja Island, the marvellous La Gemma Dell Est family resort is located on the northwest coast of Zanzibar within lush tropical gardens overlooking Nungwi beach and the azure Indian Ocean beyond. 

Find this magnificent beach resort situated just 50 km from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, a trending and vibrant eco-friendly base for marine and island fun. The alluring La Gemma Dell Est is an enchanting accommodation choice for both leisure and business travellers alike so be tempted and come to balance your business with pleasure on a Zanzibar Island break. 

Choose this zooty Zanzibar accommodation in 138 lavishly appointed rooms, all with patios featuring uninterrupted panoramas of the Indian Ocean. Standard mod cons in each elegant suite include satellite TV, air conditioning, minibar, room safe, ceiling fan, king-size or twin bed draped with mosquito net including en-suite marble tiled bathrooms with walk-in shower, double basins and complimentary toiletries. 

For guests who prefer total privacy, the 5-bedroomed Presidential Suite is perfect as it offers a private pool, a personal butler service plus an office and the choice of dining on your terrace or in the villa lounge. 

Stroll through the beautiful gardens and lose yourself in your thoughts at Hotel La Gemma Dell Est or simply take a plunge into the saltwater swimming pool. Walk the 80m stretch to the beach for some fun in the sun and splash away in the warm blue waters of the Indian Ocean. 

For a more dynamic experience, head straight for one of the 4 bars for some live entertainment while you sip on a cocktail. Water babies can go to the dive centre or the water sports centre for a day of snorkelling, diving, canoeing, kayaking or sailing. Voyage2Africa creates thrilling beach-bush tours and safaris in Tanzania including island retreats to Zanzibar so make sure you book the Hotel La Gemma Dell Est Resort as your island beach holiday base.


  • Beach activities
  • Boat excursions
  • Cultural tours
  • Canoe trails
  • Sunset cruises
  • Water-skiing
  • Deep sea fishing


  • Accommodation
  • Meals 
  • Selected drinks 
  • Activities


  • 138 Rooms
  • 4 Restaurants
  • 3 Bars plus oriental café
  • PADI dive centre,
  • Open air gym
  • Floodlit tennis court
  • Water sports centre


  • The sea is not affected by the tides so swimming is constant and fishing trips a thrill. 
  • White sandy beach suited for everyone, couples, families and business travellers – 4 bars and 3 restaurants.
  • Plentiful water sports include canoeing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, scuba diving, snorkelling, and boating for fishing.
  • Try some Swahili lessons, tennis, beach volleyball and soccer and make new friends for life.

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