Facilities

Experience the local life

Our guesthouse “Blue Reef Sport & Fishing Lodge” is situated directly at the stunning white sandy beach in the village of Jambiani.
It is a small and cosy guesthouse with only 8 rooms.
Our garden is shady surrounded by palmtrees and offers an amazing view at the crystal clear turquoise water from the Indian ocean.

Jambiani is a small authentic fishing village on the south east coast of Zanzibar and far away from the mass-tourism and big resorts in the north.
It’s only 55 km away from the capital Stone Town and the airport.
We are integrated into the village, so this means you will also experience the local life on the island.
During the day children will play at the beach, villagers are fishing or maintaining their boat and during low tide women are collecting seaweed.

Jambiani is a small authentic fishing village on the south east coast of Zanzibar and far away from the mass-tourism and big resorts in the north.
It’s only 55 km away from the capital Stone Town and the airport.
We are integrated into the village, so this means you will also experience the local life on the island.
During the day children will play at the beach, villagers are fishing or maintaining their boat and during low tide women are collecting seaweed.

Facilities

Facilities

Blue Reef Sport & Fishing Lodge offers:

  • Beach Bar
  • Big restaurant overlooking the Indian ocean
  • Beach BBQ with African music (during high season)
  • Relax in our lounge corner, in hammocks, beach beds or swings in our shady tropical garden
  • Massages (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • All rooms have a fan and a musquito net
  • All rooms have cold and hot water
  • Outdoor fitness
  • Affordable game fishing
  • Game area (pool table, table tennis table and table football
  • Airport or ferry pick up ($40)
  • All different kind of day-trips
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Bar Restaurant

For those searching for true Swahili experience accompanied with the French, Thai and Italian food standards will be at the right place in our restaurant!
Hygiene, service and quality of service is our number one priority.
Every day we serve fresh seafood which is caught by our own customers or local fishermen, all prepared in our open kitchen!
We have a variable menu which partly depends on seasonal vegetables and the catch of the day!
We also offer vegetarian- and meat dishes daily.
If you have any diet wishes please let us know so we can take care about that.

What do guests say about Blue Reef?

“11 nights of fantastic hospitality at Blue Reef. Very decent facilities, hygienic and superb catering plus extremely friendly and reliable staff. The location is perfect for those who like kite surfing, surfing, fishing, snorkeling amongst other activities. They have 2 locations within 150 meters of each other – the one with a large bar area and quite a buzz in the evening with the enigmatic and very friendly bar staff. The other offers a more low key, tranquil experience and they serve up the best stone oven pizza I have had since Italy! Really a very well organized and maintained resort”.

“After hours of surfing on the internet looking for a nice place on the east coast of Zanzibar for our family holiday, I stumbled upon Blue Reef Sport & Fishing Lodge. We stayed there for four days and absolutely loved the relaxed atmosphere, good food, friendly staff, very approachable management, and wonderful activities. The team spirit and local linkages with the community is very noticeable and added to our enjoyment. My son brought home an 11 kg wahoo from our fishing trip, which we devoured in the evening. In terms of value for money, it doesn’t get any better! We know where we are going next time! Blue Reef is our kind of place.”

“Blue Reef is an amazing place to stay on Zanzibar! The rooms are really nice and tidy, the food (and drinks!) is very good. Delicious pancakes for breakfast everyday. The staff is also really kind and helpful if you need anything, but also just for a chat. The place has a fantastic atmosphere and the beach in Jambiani is very beautiful. We stayed two nights longer because it is such a nice place. Definitely coming back!”

Our score 4.5/5 out of an average of 215 reviews on Tripadvisor.