The hotel takes full-advantage of its island setting and offers many water sports. It is the only PADI Five Gold Palm and National Geographic Dive Centre in Zanzibar. Experienced instructors teach all levels in scuba diving and lead only six people at a time on a dive for more personalized attention. In addition, the dive center organizes daily snorkeling trips to the Oba-Oba lagoon with its wide array of small marine life and beautiful corals. Island tours explore the Jozani Forest, home of the endangered Zanzibar Red Colobus. Dolphin tours include a swim with them. For some more culture, the hotel offers a Stone Town tour to see the House of Wonders, Sultan’s Palace, spice markets, and other historic sites
The hotel features several tempting fully inclusive dining options made from the seafood, fresh spices, and local produce island is known for. The Mswakini beach bar serves snacks, lunch, and drinks throughout the day and hosts a monthly moon party. The Drift Wood dining room serves breakfast and dinner. While the Mali Mali lounge and Bar opens for cocktails and drinks just before dinner. For even more relaxation, the hotel’s professional Thai and Balinese therapists will come to the villa for a private massage on the terrace. A nature gym allows guests to run outside on a jogging trail that winds through the garden and has chin up bars, benches, monkey bars, and a special set of weights set up at regular intervals for a full-workout. The rates include accommodations, all meals, afternoon tea, in-house alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, complimentary internet in public areas, and free snorkeling equipment.