Raffia Beach Aparthotel

Jambiani KikadiniZanzibar City72107Tanzania
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About Raffia Beach Aparthotel


Blue Earth Bungalows is a budget friendly beach accommodation located a step away to the white sandy beach in Jambiani, Zanzibar. It’s about 50 km from Kisauni airport and 40km from ferry terminal in stone town about one hour drive to the property. The Bungalows are ideal for guests travelling with family for leisure or business with Free Wi-Fi available. We speak your language!

There are four bungalows with two separate private rooms in each and two Seafront beach bandas equal to ten rooms and can accommodate up to 30 persons, all the rooms are equipped with safety boxes, cupboards, mosquito net, hot water, private bathroom and terrace with a sea view/garden. In each room one extra bed can be added for an extra charge. All rooms feature ceiling fans and some air conditioning, rooms are simply decorated and large enough to be comfortable.

The room's price includes breakfast. For lunch and dinner our restaurant is also ready for your needs. Stay with us, enjoy this hidden corner of the world, share your adventures with other travelers or just simply grab nice breeze on the beach.

Tours to the Jozani Forest, Stone Town, Dolphin, Safari blue and other activities can be arranged at the hotel with very experienced guides and unbeatable prices.

Transport to and from Zanzibar Airport /ferry terminal can be arranged on request. Onsite and nearby parking is available for free,

We offer recently built, simply furnished and comfortable bungalows, with Makuti roof, just right on the ocean side. Our staff is at your service all the time. Four bungalows, with two separate rooms in each, with veranda view on the blue sometime emerald green ocean. In each room we have the bathroom en suite, mosquito net, and Swahili style double bed. Some of the rooms can accommodate three to four persons.

Each room comes with a double bed, a private bathroom, ceiling fans, safety box, cupboard, mosquito nets and sea views.

Each room comes with a zanzibari style double bed, a private bathroom, ceiling fans, safety box, cupboard, hot water, mosquito nets, and balcony with garden partial sea view.

Each room comes with a king-size and single bed, a private bathroom, ceiling fans, safety box, cupboard, hot water, mosquito nets and terrace with garden view or partial sea view.

Each room comes with two queen size beds, a private bathroom, ceiling fans, safety box, cupboard, hot water, mosquito nets and verandas with sea view.

Many activities such as local fishing, village tour, snorkeling, prison island, help with arrangements to diving and kite surfing trips.

this full day excursion will take you to the southern part of Zanzibar about one and half an hour driving from the historic stone town. After getting there we take a motorized boat so as to reach the dolphin zone for about five to ten minutes. After swimming and playing with the very friendly dolphins for several hours you will have automatically been given a chance of admiring the wonderful coral reef, Variety of colored fishes and other attractive marine creatures through snorkeling. After taking lunch and shower you will be spoiling yourself on a white sandy beach with beach relaxation before getting back on board for a trip back to the hotel.

it takes almost 3hrs duration to explore the very fantastic history of this extraordinary site with its narrowest streets in the world. As a cosmopolitan archipelago, Stone Town proud of its amazing strong introduction of Indians, Chinese, Oman Arabs, Phoenicians, Sumerians, Persians, Assyrians, Portuguese, Egyptians, Dutch and British Cultures Combined with typical African traditions. The Arab tradition is predominant in Urban design and architecture of stone town where the most impressive and admirable residential structures in town are the large Arab houses with a Central Courtyard (Patio) built in around 19th C. With an exotic mixture of population and Culture, Stone town have more than 49 mosque, 2 Christian churches, 2 Operating Cinemas, 6 Banks, 4Hindu templates, several shops, Supermarkets, the buildings need repair and some have had collapsed already.
Our well educated and experienced guides will feed you with detailed information of those buildings which are of outstanding architectural and historical interest such as The Old fort, house of wonder, former Sultan palace, hamamn Persian bath, peace memoriam museums Roman Catholic Cathedral, Old dispensary and so many other buildings which reflect Variety of Cultural influence. However, the walking along the narrow streets will let you clearly watch the elaborately carved Zanzibar wooden doors decorated with massive brass bosses, the balconies, loggias and Verandas of Variety styles whilst given the amazing history of old stone town and Zanzibar in general before, during and after colonial rule which includes trades, cultures business, art, Religion and other social and economic matters.

named as the most fantastic site for excursions in Zanzibar, so visually stunning as it holds variety of attractive colored fishes, wonderful marine creatures, an amazing white snow beach, stunning mangrove swamps and coral reef scattered everywhere within the islands.
As regards of its unique natural attractions, FUMBA, stands as the sole paradise to relax in this archipelago. Miss not to spoil yourself with swimming, diving, snorkeling, beach relaxation or fishing and cruising from one islet to another experiencing the natural beauty of FUMBA. Just half an hour to reach this very spectacular area "FUMBA" from stone town by car

It hardly takes half an hour driving by motorized boat to reach the wonderful west based historic island. It is originally called Changuu and was owned by wealthy Arabian merchant who used it as detention Center for disobedient slaves during slavery.
Under the Leadership of the third Sultan of Zanzibar, just after the abolition of slave trade in 1873, the prison for intending to keep recalcitrant prisoners was constructed to keep the standing name “PRISON ISLAND". However, the Island was then used as the quarantine station of all of east African countries following the Outbreak of cholera disease along the coast of East African coast where the victims were collected in different parts before being sent to changuu Island for further treatment. The Island was also used as an accommodation.

Zanzibar Butterfly centre 22 km from Blue earth Bungalows Jambiani

What’s around Blue Earth Bungalows
• Paje Beach - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km
• Jambiani Beach - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
• Kizimkazi Beach - 14.6 mi / 23.5 km
• Jozani Forest Reserve - 16.1 mi / 25.8 km

Getting around
• Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 60 min drive
• Area shuttle (surcharge)


Jambiani Kikadini, Zanzibar City, 72107, Tanzania
Telephone: +255 672450934 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Concierge
  • Direct beach access
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parasols
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Room safe
  • Television

Wellness / Spa

  • Body treatments
  • Massage

For children

  • Kids' playground
  • Organised activities for kids

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 13:00
  • Check-out: 10:30

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 14 reviews across the web
7.4 /10
7.4 out of 10 based on 14 reviews