Chapwani Private Island

Grave Island, Zanzibar 3248, Tanzania
+255 777 433 102

based on 100 reviews

Chapwani Private Island
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About Chapwani Private Island

  • Resort Room
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  • Clean and Tidy
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  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Located just off the north west coast of Zanzibar, Chapwani Private Island is surrounded by a coral reef and situated along a palm-fringed white sand beach. It offers a restaurant and bar. Decorated in a Zanzibari style, accommodation units at Chapwani Private Island are fitted with a sea-facing terrace, mosquito net and private entrance. The en suite bathroom has a shower. The thatched-roof restaurant overlooks the Indian Ocean and serves a selection of dishes including Italian and local cuisine. Guests can enjoy a tropical cocktail at the bar which is located adjacent to the restaurant. The resort boasts an outdoor swimming pool, boutique offering local craftwork and souvenirs, as well as a tour desk. Free Wi-Fi is available and a complimentary airport shuttle can be arranged upon request. The island is a 15-minute boat ride from Zanzibar.

Rooms available at Chapwani Private Island

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Amenities at Chapwani Private Island

  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet

Health and safety

  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Mosquito net
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests


  • Kitchenware
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Stovetop
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Microwave


  • Balcony
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Private entrance


  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Beachfront
  • Sea view
  • Seating area

Services and conveniences

  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Water sport facilities (on site)


  • Outdoor pool

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Grave Island, Zanzibar 3248

What's nearby

  • Changuu Island1.8 mi
  • Livingstone's House2.4 mi
  • Forodhani Gardens2.4 mi
  • House of Wonders2.4 mi
  • Old Fort2.4 mi
  • Stone Town Beach2.4 mi
  • Stone Town2.5 mi
  • Christ Church2.5 mi
  • Slave Chambers2.6 mi
  • Nakupenda Beach4.3 mi
  • Cheetah's Rock4.6 mi
  • Chumbe Island10.6 mi



Check in anytime after 11:00 AM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Chapwani Private Island

  • Chapwani Private Island is located at Grave Island, 2.7 miles from the center of Zanzibar. Changuu Island is the closest landmark to Chapwani Private Island.

  • Check-in time is 11:00 AM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Chapwani Private Island.

  • Yes, Chapwani Private Island offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, Chapwani Private Island offers free parking.

  • No, Chapwani Private Island does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Chapwani Private Island is 7 miles from Zanzibar Kisauni. Chapwani Private Island is 51.8 miles from Dar Es Salaam.

  • Yes, Chapwani Private Island has a pool onsite.

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Distance to city center

2.7 mi

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