Accommodation at Shooting Star

Accommodation at Shooting Star Lodge is built to an extremely high standard in traditional Zanzibari style with white limewashed walls, high beamed ceilings and large windows. All our rooms contain beautifully hand-carved Zanzibari beds draped with tailored mosquito nets, are air-conditioned and also have ceiling fans to complement Kiwengwa’s cool sea breezes.

We can accommodate you on a Full Board, Half Board or Bed & Breakfast basis depending on your preference.

The two Monsoon Villas, named after the southern and northern monsoon winds, the Kusi and the Kaskazi, are set on the crest of the hill and apart from the other rooms. Each villa has three floors with two en-suite bedrooms (1 single which can be turned into a twin downstairs and 1 master bedroom upstairs), a roof terrace with day bed and bath tub and a private plunge pool surrounded by tropical gardens. The villas are furnished with traditional Zanzibar furniture. Villas have ceiling fans, are fully air conditioned and tea/coffee facilities as well as mini fridge is at guests’ disposal.

The eleven Sea View Cottages are light, spacious en-suite rooms with airy, high beamed ceilings, large windows, ceiling fans and air-conditioning. All have traditionally carved Zanzibari four-poster beds, with mosquito net canopies. Some cottages have two levels and are ideal for families (1 double bedroom downstairs and 1 twin or triple bedroom upstairs). All cottages have spacious private verandas and sitting areas with stunning views of the ocean.

The three Garden Lodge Rooms have four-poster Zanzibari beds. The Garden Lodge Rooms are all equipped with mosquito nets, fully air-conditioned with ceiling fans and en-suite bathrooms. The secluded terraces have comfortably cushioned sofas and look out to the tropical garden.