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Located in Nungwi at the Northern tip of Zanzibar, Highland Bungalows is a short stroll from the beach. The guest house offers a restaurant and open-plan bar. Guests can make use of the outdoor swimming pool that is surrounded by a garden.

The African-themed rooms are housed in thatched bungalows. Each has a bathroom with shower and the beds are draped with a mosquito net.

Local and International dishes can be ordered at the restaurant. Cocktails and drinks can be enjoyed at the bar, which also hosts regular live music events and evening entertainment.

Kisauni Airport is a 1 hour drive from Highland Bungalows.

Highland Bungalows has been welcoming guests since Nov 3, 2014

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Highland Bungalows

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Royal Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1,900 feet from property
  • Nungwi Beach

    Nungwi Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1,900 feet from property
  • Kendwa Beach

    Kendwa Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    4,350 feet 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
  • Hi there, Just a quick question. We are coming to Zanzibar late January for a 28 day stay. We love the look of your accommodation. Just a couple of any of your rooms have refrigerators ? Also we love fishing...are you happy to cook any fish we catch for us in your restaurant? Cheers
    Hello, Sorry, we dont have a fridge in our room. Yes, we can cook your fish no problem.
    Answered on April 24, 2021

Hosted by Mr. Denis Krupenev

Host Review Score

Mr. Denis Krupenev
Our hotel has a large, closed, safe territory, there are beautiful recreation areas in the garden. In the restaurant we can offer you a variety of local, international, Ukrainian and Russian cuisine. The staff speaks three languages: English, Russian, Swahili .We show movies and sports broadcasts on the big screen, there is professional karaoke! We will also be able to provide you with all types of EC courses and safari tours at the most attractive prices, cheaper than travel agents offer!
We will also be able to provide you with all types of EC courses and safari tours at the most attractive prices, cheaper than travel agents offer!
Languages spoken: German,English,French,Swahili
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: African, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Highland Bungalows Great facilities! Review score, 8.4
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Pool view
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Darts
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Swahili

House rules Highland Bungalows takes special requests – add in the next step!


12:00 PM - 12:00 AM


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 5 are welcome.

Children 15 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

5 - 11 years
Extra bed by request
$10 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed by request
$15 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 5 and up are allowed)

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Highland Bungalows accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

A commission of 5% will be charged for every credit card transaction done during your stay.

Please inform Highland Bungalows of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Highland Bungalows

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

  • Room options at Highland Bungalows include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Bungalow
    • Twin

  • The prices at Highland Bungalows may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Highland Bungalows is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Darts
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Swimming pool

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Highland Bungalows by:

    • Taxi 1h

  • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from Highland Bungalows.

  • Highland Bungalows has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Highland Bungalows is 3,100 feet from the center of Nungwi.

  • Guests staying at Highland Bungalows can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • À la carte