Pili Pili beach house is a small property of 3 bedrooms located in the seafront of a quaint village known as BUMBWINI. A 25-30 minute drive from the center of town on tarmac road takes you to a paradisiac driveway under the canopy of coconut trees and to be welcomed by the magical colours of the blue sea.




As a beach front property, the house enjoys a magnificent view of the sea and the daily sunset as well as access to the local fisherman dock area where interesting auctions of daily catches can be enjoyed.  A uniquely quiet, lush and secluded area with kilometers of stretched canopy of majestic coconut trees, Bumbwini remains a conserved area along the West Coast of Zanzibar that still enjoys fertile land, spring water, a small village and hidden creeks of isolated beaches.


The house, the personalized services and special location promises to offer an unforgettable vacation.


The House


A three bedroom thatched Swahili style house with 2 rooms containing one double KING size bed each and the third bedroom contains two single size beds. Two rooms share a bathroom and the main master bedroom enjoys self-contained bathroom facilities. The living room is spacious, airy and open, with an extended dinning and kitchenette for preparing simple meals. A large terrace extends across the front of the house has been designed to evoke pure relaxation and enjoyment of the surroundings is the highlight of the house.




  • Mosquito nets
  • Fresh spring water
  • Solar panels providing hot water
  • Showers
  • Fans in the bedrooms
  • Generator (until 10pm)
  • Parking area for two cars
  • Kitchen for guests needs
  • Staff quarters and outside kitchen area




  • Breakfast is served at the requested time by the guests (coffee/tea, Fresh tropical Juices, Jams and butter, eggs, breads, pancakes)
  • House keeping
  • Laundry facilities (for an extra charge)
  • COOK available to make any meals (extra charge)
  • Car rental facilities
  • Silent Generator (serviced by the house staff)




All activities can be arranged by the team of Pili Pili house that also manage Hiliki House.

  • Slave cave visits (1 km away)
  • Spice tour
  • Sun set sailing trips
  • Cycling or biking in the small village roads (a unique experience)
  • Swimming with the dolphins (seasonal in Bumbwini)
  • Local fishing
  • Attending the local fish market auction (FREE of charge)
  • Long walks (FREE of charge)
  • Playing football with the village community (FREE of charge)
  • Lunch at Serena Restaurant (CASH payment made at the restaurant)
  • Spice tour
  • Stone town visits





Breakfast and taxes INCLUDED:

  • 300$ a night for the entire house
  • 150$ per room per night








We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, MAESTRO card and an extra charge of 4% is applicable for bank charges.