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About Red Monkey Lodge

Red Monkey Lodge is a cosy beach lodge with only nine rooms, a restaurant and a bar. Located on the sandy beach in Jambiani, on the wonderful southeast coast of Zanzibar.

This area is our favourite as mass tourism has not spoilt the original atmosphere. There are plenty of activities in the area such as diving, kiteboarding, bike touring, and deep sea fishing.

The Red Monkey Lodge is the realization of a lifetime dream and intends to be a non-pretentious and laid-back location for holidays, while offering a high-level service to spoil our guests. Keywords include barefoot, informal, cosy, water sports and great food and drinks. We do not offer animation programs or plasma screen TVs in the rooms, and prefer guests that have genuine interest for their environment and the local culture.

Completely restructured in the autumn of 2010, the lodge is positioned right on the sandy beach next to a small tropical forest, home to the red colour monkeys lending their name to the lodge. In front of Red Monkey Lodge is a 2 km long sandbank that stretches out from the beach into the water. About 2 km from the shore is a barrier reef.

The setup consists of seven one-storey bungalows, with a total of nine rooms, with traditional Makuti roofing. There is a restaurant and a bar with sea views. There is also a reading lounge with book exchange, a kiteboarding centre and a beachfront chill-out area with sun beds and umbrellas.

The pathways between the small tropical garden are covered with sand, allowing our guests to live a real barefoot experience. The garden has plants such as aloe vera, lemongrass, papaya, banana and palm trees.

Beach: We are situated on a stunning sandy beach. The highlight is the 2 km long sandbank that appears during low tide.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 13 hours
  • Minimum stay: 3 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 27
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • View Facilities


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Wi-Fi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Italian
* Please enquire for further details.

Red Monkey Lodge Rooms

Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
  • R450
  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
  • R1350
  • Minimum Stay:
  • 2 Nights
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Includes: Breakfast
The rooms are simple, functional and tastefully decorated. The rooms each consist of a double bed with large mosquito netting that also covers the bedside table, fan control and light switches. Ceiling fans, open drawers, small desks with chairs and dhow picture frames complete the furniture. In tropical areas closed cupboards will result in mold and therefore open drawers are provided. An extra single bed can be requested.
Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom, En-suite Beds Twin beds, Double beds, King beds, Single beds Other Wi-Fi, Internet Connection Views Sea
Sleeps 3 Price:
  • R676
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* This data is a guide and is subject to change. Please confirm rates and availability by requesting a quote.

Red Monkey Lodge Map

Red Monkey Lodge is 3.3km from the centre of Jambiani , the nearest airport 39.4km (Zanzibar International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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