On the magic sands of Nungwy on the north-eastern shores of Zanzibar, less than 50 km from the airport and about 55 minutes from the capital Stone Town, there is a resort where the most popular language in the world is spoken: at the Gemma dell’Est we speak the language of hospitality.

“Karibuni” means “welcome” in Kiswahili, the local language of Zanzibar island. But here at the Gemma dell’Est, “welcome” means “luxury design” blended into one of the most enchanting landscapes in the world. Come and get a taste of paradise.

Experience the wonder of a walk along the quay overlooking the Indian Ocean, smell the scents in the immaculately kept garden, dive into the deep blue sea or slide gracefully into the pool... Your only job here is to relax. You are in your room in front of the sea, watching the sunset while drying yourself in a soft bathrobe in a comfortably air-conditioned room... and suddenly you understand why you feel at home.

Fresh seafood in the romantic atmosphere of the “Sea Breeze” restaurant, a refreshing cocktail at the beach bar, a special theme night at “The Pavilion” and then a water pipe and oriental snacks at the “Cafe Moresco”... food can often nourish your soul.

Slip into the fine linen of your queen-size bed and dream of all the things you will be doing the next day:

a safari, perhaps, or maybe a swim with the dolphins. It will be a good night, and you’ll wake up the next day ready for another perfect day.

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