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Babalao Bungalows has free bikes, outdoor swimming pool, a garden and shared lounge in Nungwi. Featuring a restaurant, the property also has a terrace and a bar. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

At the hotel, every room has a wardrobe. The private bathroom is fitted with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. At Babalao Bungalows, rooms have air conditioning and a safety deposit box.

The daily breakfast offers continental, vegetarian or vegan options.

You can play darts at the accommodation, and the area is popular for cycling.

Nungwi Beach is 100 yards from Babalao Bungalows, while Royal Beach is less than 0.6 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, 37.9 miles from the hotel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Babalao Bungalows has been welcoming guests since 21 May 2020.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free

FREE parking!


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Room type
1 single bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 single bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 bunk beds
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Nungwi Beach

    Nungwi Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    150 yards from property
  • Royal Beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    300 yards from property
  • Kendwa Beach

    Kendwa Beach

    9.3 Superb beach
    1,700 yards from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hello , I would like to enquire what your breakfast includes
    Dear Guest, we have a wide selection of stuff including omelettes, sausages, guacamole, fresh juices etc. Hope this helps. Best Regards Babalao Nungwi
    Answered on 24 January 2021
  • Do u havd airport shuttle & if so, how much for return trip please
    Yes, we do! Currently it's $35 one way and 65$ for return trip. Please send us your flight details and we will organise it for you. Thank you
    Answered on 8 February 2021
  • hi! I read that Zanzibar has a lot of electricity cuts. Do you have generator?
    Thank you for the request, we have powerful generator which covers both basic needs like water and light as well as A/C and swimming pool pump. See yo..
    Answered on 11 August 2022
  • Hi do you serve alcohol in your hotel Thank you
    Yes, we have the bar which opened till 23.00. Cocktails and pure drinks are served. You are welcome!
    Answered on 12 December 2022
  • Do you accept cash payments in EUR?
    Yes, we do! Best regards, Babalao Nungwi Hotel
    Answered on 25 February 2021
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site


    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Babalao Bungalows
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Bicycle rental
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Themed dinner nights
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
  • Snorkelling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Darts
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Dining area
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Strollers
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, DVDs, or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Kids' pool
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Swahili
  • Turkish

House rules

Babalao Bungalows takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 00:00


11:00 - 11:30


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 6 years
Extra bed upon request
US$20 per child, per night
7+ years
Extra bed upon request
US$30 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

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The fine print

FAQs about Babalao Bungalows

  • Babalao Bungalows has 1 restaurant:

    • babalao

  • Babalao Bungalows is 1,000 yards from the centre of Nungwi.

  • The prices at Babalao Bungalows may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Yes, Babalao Bungalows is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at Babalao Bungalows include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single
    • Family

  • Babalao Bungalows offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Fishing
    • Darts
    • Evening entertainment
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Swimming Pool
    • Bike tours
    • Horse riding
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Bicycle rental
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Tennis equipment
    • Live music/performance
    • Beach

  • The nearest beach is just 100 yards from Babalao Bungalows.

  • Check-in at Babalao Bungalows is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:30.

  • Guests staying at Babalao Bungalows can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free