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Bawe Tropical Island

Elegantly lying 5 miles off Zanzibar Stone Town, 30 minutes boat drive, Bawe Tropical Island is an island not bigger than a football pitch. A beautiful island that takes the breath away; acres of lush, sexy paradise haven so skilfully done that you will think it all happened naturally.

Arrival at Bawe is something truly unforgettable; a spectacular private island, a haven of peace, silence and cut off ness from the madding outside world. This lost corner of the world offers a very elementary place with no air condition; simplicity, anonymity and freedom are the determining factors for the guests, 30 people cut off from the rest of the world for whom clothing is optional… Of course, it is your private stretch of sandy beach with barely anyone on it. Only footprints; maybe your own.

Life is so sleepy in this island… It is said that the clocks strike twice – the second time is for those who weren’t awake for the first.

Bawe is the love beach. Simply too good to be true.

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The Rooms

15 exclusive deluxe cottage rooms.

Room dcor & Amenities:

Bawe Tropical Islands 15 exclusive deluxe cottages are discretely distributed along the beach-front offering panoramic views over the clear waters of the Indian Ocean and ensuring maximum privacy and seclusion. These cottages are built from local & traditional materials and topped with thatched roofs, allowing the Invigorating sea breeze to circulate and affording cool atmosphere day and night. The spacious cottages host magnificent dhow type beds equipped with mosquito nets. The tasteful interiors, known as los colores given their warm combination of soft colours (greens, yellows, oranges and grape fruit) are elegantly decorated. All rooms contain ensuite bathrooms, all with double basin, 2 al fresco showers and bathtub.

Food & Drink

The exquisite Restaurant features the finest International Cuisine as well as traditional Swahili recipes. Delicious grilled fish, daily fresh catches from the surrounding waters, will please the most demanding gourmets. On the œcatch of the daythat the local fishermen will bring right up to you when lying on your beach bed. Tell the chef how you'd like it, and just enjoy it. If you prefer international cuisine, just ask; no worries

General Facilities

24 hrs fresh water supply -or the first time in the history of this islet, fresh water is reaching by a pipeline from Zanzibar mainland; Full time generator to produce electricity; The privileged guests can acquire traditional art crafts and an endless range of souvenirs at the exclusive boutique.

Special Feature: From its privileged situation in the western coast of Zanzibar Archipelago, Bawe Tropical Island affords a prime sunset location; the stunning spectacle of the sun setting in the clear African sky can be enjoyed from the Sun Deck on the highest and most western side of the island, indulging our senses with exotic cocktails from the bar, & hey, there are no dress codes here.

Recreational Facilities

Beautiful beach - Lie on the beach, relax, time isnt important in this island. Forget about time while enjoying the warm waters of the Indian Ocean whilst having a cold drink in the drift wood hippy bar, the Robinson Crusoe, on the beach.

Swimming pool - The irresistible swimming-pool at which, for the first time in the history of this islet, fresh water is reaching by a pipeline from Zanzibar mainland, is provided with service from the charming Bar (capacity: 35 covers).

Boat rides & relaxing, pumping yourself with a massage and a delicious cocktail. Relax; forget about the madness of the day to day life. That is the main activity at Bawe tropical Island.

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airOn request, we can combine your safari itinerary with a stay at the beach hotels in Mombasa, Malindi, Lamu and Zanzibar for any number of nights.