The Red Monkey Lodge

South East Zanzibar
  • The Red Monkey Lodge

    Located in Jambiani, on the south east coast of Zanzibar, situated right on a sandy beach, the Red Monkey Lodge is a cosy beach lodge retreat offering 9 one storey bungalows. The lodge is named after the red Colombus monkeys that reside in the adjacent tropical forest. Facing the Red Monkey Lodge is a 2 kilometre long sandbank that reaches from the beach far out into the water, and beyond that there is the barrier reef. The lodge has a seaview restaurant, a seaview bar, a reading lounge with book exchange, kite boarding centre and a beachfront chill out area with sun beds and umbrellas. The hotel is perfect for those wanting a hotel that is sociable with plenty of activities. The Red Monkey Lodge offers:

    Beachfront Location

    Situated in the South East of Zanzibar

    Affordable and laid back accommodation

    The Red Monkey Lodge

    In our opinion

    In our opinion, if you are looking for an affordable holiday in a picture perfect postcard setting, it is a hotel to consider.

    The Red Monkey Lodge

    Hotel key features

    The rooms are comfortable, clean and of a good standard.

    The food served in the hotel is of a high quality.

    The hotel is situated directly on the white powdery beach, and boasts beautiful views over the Indian Ocean.

    Overall the hotel offers a beautiful tranquil location

    The Red Monkey Lodge


    The rooms are comfortable and simple but have been tastefully decorated. Each room consists of a double bed with large mosquito netting that covers also the bedside table, fan control and light switches. A ceiling fan, an open drawer (in tropical areas closed cupboards will result in mould), a small desk with chair and a dhow picture frame completes the furniture. The bathroom is equipped with a toilet, a hot water shower, a stone sink, a shelf and a mirror. The rooms have been designed and entirely made with local techniques and materials (mainly white cement and hardwood recycled from old fishing boats).

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    The seaview restaurant offers a daily changing choice of two 4 course table d'hote menues in addition there are offer snacks, light lunches and specials dinner treats such as mouthwatering shellfish platters and their unique 'swahili tapas': a selection of our 10 (!) favourite traditional Zanzibari recipes prepared with a twist served as tapas, ideall for small groups to be enjoyed with some good bottles of wine. The bar offers a selection of local beers, international spirits and wines from South Africa, Chile, Argentina, Australia and Europe.

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    Other activities

    Guests are able to relax in the reading corner or in one of the many hammocks and get a book from the book exchange. The lodge offers a free Wi-Fi zone and organises occasional beach barbecues with african dance groups and drummers, jam sessions and parties in cooperation with the neighbouring hotel. They also offer transfers to parties in the area for those guests that want to go for a late one. A masseuse is available to come and pamper you directly on your beach bed or in your room.

    The Red Monkey Lodge


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    Valid: 15th July - 31st August 2013

    £95 per room per night on Bed and Breakfast Basis - Double Room

    £110 per room per night on Bed and Breakfast Basis - Triple Room

    Half Board supplement £20 per person per night

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