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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.

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Property Highlights

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

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Number of guests
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Nungwi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Chege
    -Your grandson, Graham was so welcoming and hospitable. He invited also us to listen to his dj music compiled. Thank you 🙏 Good selection of music. &Ambience environment. -Spacious clean rooms plus epic swimming pool. -All staffs very nice.
  • Oana
    It was amazing, very quiet and very clean. Beautiful garden. The people were wonderful. ❤️
  • Blackmon
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff was very attentive and just so very nice and friendly.

Managed by Britta & Albert

Company review score: 8.6Based on 338 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Britta {from Germany} & Albert {from Tanzania} are the owners of Highland. We are trying our best to make our guests feeling like home and are all the time at their service for any information or help. It is always a pleasure meeting people from different countries and having a conversation. Our team is enjoying serving you and using their English skills.

Property info

Our guesthouse is located on a big property in the Northern area of Zanzibar where the rooms are situated on the backside in a quiet chilling area, surrounded by a beautiful garden and a swimming pool, guests can relax on a sunbed, a hammock or simply on their own terrace. All rooms have garden and pool view. To reach the beach it is just a 10 minutes' walk, same distance to visit the village of Nungwi. Our open air restaurant/bar is providing international and local food, not only hotel guests but also locals are enjoying having a drink in the bar or to share a game at the pool tables.

Neighborhood info

In our neighborhood the guests can find in different shops all kind of stuff as drinks, sweets, fruits, cloths etc. Also local bars are nearby.

Languages Spoken


Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      African • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan

Amenities of Highland Bungalows
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Pool view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Darts
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • 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).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Baggage storage
    • Currency exchange
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • 24-hour security
    • Safe
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Air conditioning
    • Mosquito net
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Private entrance
    • Car rental
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • 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!


    From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM


    From 10:00 AM to 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 16 and above will be charged as 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

    6 - 11 years
    Extra bed upon request
    $10 per child, per night
    12+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    $15 per person, per night

    Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no cribs available at this property.

    All 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 Cash 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

    • 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 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

    • Highland Bungalows has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

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

      • Pool table
      • Darts
      • Bicycle rental
      • Live sports events (broadcast)
      • Swimming pool

    • Highland Bungalows is 3,100 feet from the center of Nungwi. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from Highland Bungalows. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.