18 Jun 2021

Nungwi Dreams by Mantis – Phase 2 nears completion


Nungwi Dreams by Mantis is pleased to reveal the news of their second phase of development, adding a total of 2 800m2 to the resort, nears completion, expanding the number of keys and public areas.

Nungwi Dreams by Mantis is on the northern tip of Nungwi, the most sought-after region on the island of Zanzibar. Referred to as Spice Island, Zanzibar is an archipelago approximately 46 kilometers off the coast of Tanzania. Guests arrive by flight directly to Zanzibar, with Nungwi Dreams an hour’s drive from the airport.

Created to give guests a base from which to explore the many gems of Zanzibar. Nungwi Dreams now offers a new resort experience with luxury accommodation alongside a pristine beachfront with room options that are flexible enough to allow for a tailor-made stay for couples, families, and groups alike.  A fully-serviced hotel and restaurant which is bookable on a bed & breakfast, full board, or all-inclusive basis – giving guests the freedom to experience and savor the essence of Zanzibar.

Combining modern architecture with subtle Swahili influences, and an ambiance of relaxed sophistication, the hotel features a restaurant, roof-top bar, and rim-flow pool overlooking the beach, which complements the luxurious suites and villas on offer.

In addition to the current offering of 22 units, phase 2 of the development will consist of 24 brand new guest rooms; 6 of which are 46sqm, Beach Front rooms (just 15 meters from the breaking waves). The remaining rooms consist of 7 Sea View rooms and 11 standard rooms of 40sqm each, 8 of which have interleading doors which allow for 4 family units.

For the existing hotel, the Beach Villa has been divided into 6 single Beach Front rooms and an additional 8 single rooms have been added to the original guest blocks. Once phase 2 of development is completed by September 1st, 2021, the room count for Nungwi Dreams will increase to a total of 57 single rooms and 1 4-bedroomed, primely positioned, Presidential Villa.

Guest facilities will also be expanded to include a second infinity pool of 165sqm. Surrounding this is a 700sqm multi-functional entertainment area, incorporating a new poolside bar and outside dining area with seating for up to 80 guests. The main restaurant will be extended to include an additional  116sqm of seating and a new purpose-built buffet area. A brand new, state-of-the-art kitchen is being built to service the increased number of guests. Also near completion is the 146sqm spa facility with 3 treatment rooms, and the extension of the Terrace Bar with a new bar, 360 Skybar, with extra seating. 360 Skybar promises to be the perfect spot to enjoy a spectacular Zanzibari sunset.