Changuu Island Lodge is located 5km offshore from Stone Town on the West Coast of Zanzibar.
The lodge is reachable by a 20 minutes boat ride from Zanzibar Stone Town.
The tip of the island has a nice little beach,the remainder being surrounded by coral rag cliffs,whilst within the tropical forest lies a network of mysterious rockpools.
Changuu island is also called Prison Island and during the day part of the island is open to day trippers who come to view the old prison ruins and the giant tortoises that live there.
The lodge offers 27 spacious rooms which are divided in two categories;
It has 15 exclusive deluxe cottages located in the north-west side of the island, discretely distributed along the sea-line, affording maximum privacy and seclusion. The cottages are built in local materials and topped with traditional thatched roofs, achieving cool atmosphere day and night.
The spacious interiors are elegantly decorated and equipped with an ensuite bathrooms.
The private outdoor verandas face out to the sea, maximizing the views and sounds of the Ocean.
In the south-west side of the island, the former Quarantine Area built in 1931 has been converted into 12 elegant standard sea facing rooms that afford the most fantastic views of Stone Town, all of them has an ensuite.