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Aluna Nungwi

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Standard Double Room, Pool View | Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, in-room safe, free WiFi
Private beach nearby, white sand, sun-loungers, beach bar
Private beach nearby, white sand, sun-loungers, beach bar
2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, pool loungers

Overview of Aluna Nungwi

Aluna Nungwi

3.5 star property
3.5-star beach lodge with restaurant, near Nungwi Beach

9.0/10 Superb

71 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
Mnarani Road, Nungwi

Guests rated this location 8.2/10 - Very good

Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Free beach club on site
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach bar
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Premium bedding

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 64 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • M&J Cafe - 17 min walk
  • Promenade Main Restaurant - 7 min drive
  • Nungwi Inn - 4 min drive
  • Fisherman's Grill - 17 min walk
  • Istanbul Restaurant & Bar - 3 min drive

About this property

Aluna Nungwi

Aluna Nungwi offers a private beach where you can sip a drink at the beach bar or relax on a sunlounger, plus activities such as scuba-diving, snorkelling and parasailing are nearby. 2 outdoor pools provide fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in massages and manicures and pedicures. Offering ocean views, Aluna Garden Restaurant serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A rooftop terrace, a bar/lounge and a terrace are other features. The pool and comfortable beds get good marks from fellow travellers.


Dutch, English, Spanish, Swahili

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 18 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 21
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Up to 2 children (4 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Coffee shop
  • BBQs
  • Private dining
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Free beach club
  • Private beach nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Bike hire
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Water sports equipment


  • Built in 2017
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • Dutch
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Swahili

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Champagne service


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms, couples treatment room(s), and outdoor treatment areas. Services include massages and manicures and pedicures.


Aluna Garden Restaurant – This poolside restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Aluna Beach – This restaurant is located on the beach. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.
Aluna Beach bar – On-site bar. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 50 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 5 per cent

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


<p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Aluna Beach Lodge Nungwi
Aluna Beach Nungwi
Aluna Beach
Aluna Beach Lodge
Aluna Nungwi Lodge
Aluna Nungwi Nungwi
Aluna Nungwi Lodge Nungwi

Frequently asked questions

Does Aluna Nungwi offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Aluna Nungwi does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Aluna Nungwi?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Aluna Nungwi?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools.
Are pets allowed at Aluna Nungwi?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Aluna Nungwi?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Aluna Nungwi?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 50 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Aluna Nungwi?
You can check in from 2 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Aluna Nungwi and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as boat tours, fishing and hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes cave exploring. Enjoy a swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or use the lodge's other amenities, which include spa services and a picnic area. Aluna Nungwi also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Aluna Nungwi?
Yes, Aluna Garden Restaurant offers beachfront dining, international cuisine and ocean views.
Does Aluna Nungwi have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Aluna Nungwi like?
Aluna Nungwi is a short 11-minute walk from Nungwi Beach and 2 minutes' walk from Mnarani Natural Aquarium.







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Property conditions & facilities




2/10 Poor

Yousef, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jesse, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing stay
Such a beautiful hotel- the photos definitely don’t do it justice. Would definitely stay again!
Daniel, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic place to stay and location is superb. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful at all times.
Lloyd, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Staff: great Room: great Pool: great Food: great Beach: not great at all (you are constantly approached) Walk to beach: not great at all (you are constantly approached). If there could be a way to stop that. Nungwi Beach (and Zanzibar) actually would be a really nice place to visit. We felt harassed and would not recommend Nungwi Beach to anyone. We wanted to stay at the quiet end of Nungwi Beach. We felt we were constantly approached. More on the quite side than on the main beach.
Sebastian, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It is a great place to stay at a very good price, I like the big rooms better, staff is very nice great breackfast, very clean rooms and pool!! I will stay there next time!💯❤️
Ada, 1-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Terrible experience. Had booked a 2 night stay ans changed it to 1 night because of how bad it was. First they got our booking wrong and then made us run around to sort it out, with not a single care in the world. Secondly, there was no power for over 12 hours! We were promised a refund and a discount for the first night- However we were charged the full initial amount, for an experience that wasn’t worth even half the price. Extremely disappointed.
Reha, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The accommodation is excellent, if you want something cozy and private. The conditions were very good, if you take into account the location. There were some small flaws here and there, but they were all minor. The biggest downsite is the fact that it's not on the beach but 2 minutes away from one. For us this was more than acceptable
3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Overall a well run and friendly lodge. Comfortable and modern rooms. Breakfast was disappointing. Restaurant food was overall good quality.
susan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Friendly staff, great accommodations, close to the turtles. Enjoyed my time there!
4-night trip
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