Dar House

Zanzibar Coast, Zanzibar and the coast, Tanzania

At a Glance

  • Luxury four bedroom private villa

  • Relax by the swimming pool with amazing views over the Indian Ocean

  • Enjoy the freshest seafood, barbecued to perfection

  • Perfect for families or small groups of friends

  • Fantastic staff who ensure that your every need is met

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Situated only 6° south of the equator, Zanzibar enjoys ideal vacation weather. Temperatures average between 24°C and 27°C throughout the year with 7-9 hours of sunshine per day.

There are two rainy seasons: Acute, brief showers, lasting about an hour in the morning occur for a couple of weeks during November. The rains last slightly longer in April and May, but even then it does not rain every day. These rains replenish the Island and are often referred to as the “Green Season”.

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Call us on 020 3993 5269 to start planning your vacation to Dar House or take a look at our itineraries to Zanzibar and the coast


Dar House, Zanzibar is one of a few exclusive houses on Zanzibar that offers complete privacy. Situated on the east coast of the island on a beautiful stretch of beach and with four bedrooms, it is ideal for families or small groups of friends.

Dar House can be based from two to eight people. The bedrooms are all comfortable and spacious and there are two double bedrooms and two twin rooms. All of the bedrooms also have en suite bathrooms. The living and dining area upstairs has spectacular views out over the Indian Ocean and the sea breeze that blows through the house ensures that it never gets too hot.

The house is located on the east coast of Zanzibar on Mchamvi Pingwe beach, one of the best beaches on the island. Snorkelling, sunset dhow cruises, dolphin trip and diving can all be organized and the trips can leave straight from the beach in front of the house. The charming staff will be more than happy to suggest or organize any activities or tours for you. Dar House comes with a fabulous chef who prepares the freshest meals with fruit and vegetables from the market and fish that has been caught the same day. The house also has wireless internet throughout, should you need it.

Dar House offers guests a unique and exclusive experience in a truly fantastic location.

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Dar House has four spacious bedrooms, two of the rooms have twin beds, all with en-suite bathrooms. The other two bedrooms have comfortable double beds, both with en-suite bathrooms and great views out to the sea and one of the rooms has balcony doors which open out onto the patio.


Children of all ages are welcome at Dar House and babysitting can be arranged.


Dar House has two living room areas, one upstairs and one downstairs, there are also two dining areas, one inside and one on the patio which is ideal for long lunches and barbecues. The large, serpentine shaped swimming pool looks directly over the beach and there is wireless internet throughout the house. The staff are all extremely friendly and helpful and the chef will cater to all dietary requirements.


You can snorkel and explore the reefs directly from the beach but snorkeling and diving trips can be arranged on a glass bottom boat. Trips to Stone Town, Prison Island and a visit to the dolphins can either be organized prior to your stay or once you are there.


  • Explore Jozani Forest

    Escape the beach for an afternoon by visiting Jozani Forest in the center of Zanzibar, home to the endemic and rare Kirk's colobus monkeys.

  • Spice Tour

    With the Spice Islands named as they are you cannot visit this particular part of the world and not delve into its history by taking a Spice Tour on the island.

Location & directions

Zanzibar Coast, Zanzibar and the coast, Tanzania

Dar House is situated on a beautiful stretch of beach on the east coast of the island of Zanzibar and a 60-minute drive from Stone Town International Airport.

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Call us on 020 3993 5269 to start planning your vacation to Dar House or take a look at our itineraries to Zanzibar and the coast

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