The Blue Oyster is a small and cosy family-run hotel, directly adjacent to the white sandy beach of Zanzibar. Situated in Jambiani, a small traditional fishing village on the south east coast. The Blue Oyster is a responsible tourism certified hotel that places a strong emphasis on co-operating and working together with the local community.
Accommodation and Meals
Blue Oyster’s 13 rooms rise around a modern courtyard. Some have sea views, while some overlook the courtyard garden. The hotel offers singles, doubles, triples and four-
The Blue Oyster has Sea View rooms that will spoil you with wonderful views of the turquoise water and tropical gardens. All 11 Sea View rooms are equipped with traditional Zanzibari furniture made of local materials. Naturally, the carved, wooden Zanzibari king-sized beds come with mosquito nets.
The Blue Oyster offers 4 Garden View rooms situated around the courtyard and are only steps away from the ocean. They are equipped with traditional Zanzibari furniture made of local materials. Naturally, the carved, wooden Zanzibari queen-sized beds come with mosquito nets.
The hotel restaurant serves breakfast daily, and dinner can be booked in advance. Food is good, locally sourced and fresh. The evening menu is predominantly fresh local fish so those not keen on seafood might have to consider other options for dinner. This should not be a problem as there are many local resorts and beach restaurants in the area.
is approximately and hour’s drive from either Stone Town or Zanzibar Airport. The hotel will arrange transfers for an agreed rate. Alternatively a taxi will take you there and a shared minibus runs daily from Stone Town to Jambiani and back (see Getting Around for more details).