Star of the East is a magnificent private sanctuary of eleven exclusive villas each named after the most precious gems in the world to match the modern and contemporary African style architecture. Personal butler service, a private beach and unmatched all-inclusive services accommodate the most discerning traveller with the ultimate in comfort, privacy and luxury. Literally everything and anything you could dream of is catered for at the very highest level of all-inclusive services including access to all facilities, restaurants and bars of Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est.
Located at Nungwi on the North – Western tip of Zanzibar, 50 km distance from the Zanzibar International Airport and 55 minutes drive from Stone Town the islands oldest settlement.
Star of the East offers the following types of accommodation:
- 7 one bedroom villas
- 2 one bedroom villas with additional in-room Jacuzzi
- 2 two bedroom villas with one additional in-room Jacuzzi
Eleven individual Villas designed in modern contemporary and African style and built to give the discerning guest the ultimate on space and luxurious privacy. Each villas comes with a private plunge pool and Jacuzzi, a extra large and tastefully furnished terrace with a covered ‘Makuti ‘patio and a large tropical private garden to enjoy the exclusive privacy and un-matched views over the sea and the famous Zanzibar sunset.
The rooms have the following facilities: King size bed, Individually controlled air conditioning, Flat screen satellite TV, Entertainment console, Laptop and business Desk pad with exclusive stationery, Large in room safe box, Private bar, Walk-in closet, Modern bathroom with indoor and outdoor walk-in shower, 2 hand basin, mirror and hair dryer, private WC, bidet and indoor Jacuzzi as per reservation, Choice of branded amenities, Choice of cushions and duvet, Specialty Coffee and tea making facilities, and Electric current 220 volts AC 50 cycles.
A Butler Service is offered, to provide: 24 hrs services, Packing and unpacking your luggage, Luggage handling, Jacuzzi bath preparation with preferred oil essence, Shoe polishing , laundry & Valet, In room dinning , cocktails and meals on your private terrace, Sunset drinks with canapés on your private terrace, Booking and confirmation of travel and other arrangements.
Restaurants & Bars
The Ocean Blue Restaurant offers fine dining international a la carte dishes with open view of stunning gardens and ocean. It is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
The Tiara Lounge bar opens from 09:00 am till 11:30 pm serves refreshing finger food, snacks and a variety of International and Local drinks and large selection of cocktails.
Guests at Star of the East have access to all Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est facilities and Food & Beverage Outlets at no extra charge.
- 24 hrs reception
- Personalized in-room check-in
- 24 hrs in room dining
- 24 hrs manager on duty
- In room Wireless Internet access
- Private transportation to and from the beach
- In room welcome with special amenities
- Private beach with beach service
- International credit cards accepted
- Currency exchange
- Laundry/valet services (7 days a week)
- Pressing services 24 hours
- Baby cot / bed
- Baby sitter on request
- First aid in house clinic and doctor on call
- Animals on request with prior reservation
- Free parking
- Mvua African Rain Spa
Diving & Water Sports
Diving services provided by Scuba Do Dive Center. There are also a wide range of activities organized on a daily basis with a program and booking system available at the water sports centre:
- Catamaran, laser boat, windsurfing and canoe
- Sailing and windsurfing courses
- Water-ski, wakeboarding, banana boat and tube riding
- Speedboat trips and local boat sunset trips and full days
- Deep sea fishing