Located on the unspoilt Eastern Coast of Zanzibar, Karafuu Hotel is approximately 65 Km. far from Zanzibar town and airport. Officially opened in December 1995, Karafuu is an International four stars hotel and it is considered one of the best of the island and it has a fully recognised experience in welcoming European incentives of a hundred people and more. The hotel was built on seven hectares of pleasant tropical garden and it is composed of:
61 junior suite cottages, 26 of which facing the sea under a beautiful palm-grove or on a small hill (available for a supplement) and all built under "makuti" thatch, furnished with traditional Zanzibar furniture and comprising: entrance through private garden, ample bedroom, dressing room, bathroom in Carrara marble, breathtaking view veranda, mosquito net, ceiling fan, independent air conditioning, hot and cold desalted running water, telephone and mini bar.
31 standard rooms built as well under "makuti" thatch, furnished with traditional Zanzibar furniture and comprising: bedroom, wardrobe, bathroom in Carrara marble, balcony, mosquito net, ceiling fan, independent air conditioning, hot and cold desalted running water, telephone
The structure is completed by a luxury reception offering safety deposit boxes; no. 4 restaurants: main buffet restaurant, "Le Grand Bleu" à la carte restaurant, "Masai Village" restaurant, floating restaurant; cocktail bar, boutique with drugstore, games room with billiards and darts, wide discotheque with stage, swimming pool with swim-up bar, conference room, TV room with digital satellite, massages/tattoos parlour, two floodlit tennis courts, diving centre.
The hotel offers various activities: tennis, diving, snorkelling, water skiing, surf biking, banana rodeo, canoeing, boat excursions, deep-sea fishing, cycling, tennis table, volley ball, bowls. International animation at night with ballet, cabaret, folkloristic groups of local dancers or acrobats, disco and piano bar.