Sep 192012




  • Return flights to Zanzibar ex Johannesburg ( Mango Airlines)
  • Return airport transfers
  • 7 nights accommodation in a Villa Club Room at the 5-star La Gemma Dell” Est
  • All meals and selected beverages
  • Canoes, water gym, stretching, beach volley, table tennis, gym, tennis court, Stocked minibar in the room, Beach towels, sun beds & beach umbrellas. Wi-Fi in public areas

Travel dates and rates:

Please request an updated quotation.

We Value Your Business – Price Match Commitment!
If you find a better price online, please send us a copy of the online price and we will endeavour to match the rate.

Honeymoon Rates:

Please request an updated quotation.

*Honeymoon Bonus:
Flowers, fruit basket & bottle of wine on arrival. 20% Discount at Mvua Rain Spa
Within 6 months of wedding


All prices are per person sharing.
Rates are subject to currency fluctuation, availability and adjustment based on exact departure dates.
Peak season prices include a compulsory gala dinner charge for Christmas and New Year.


Your visa which is obtained on arrival.

Please note:

Zanzibar is a Malaria area and precautions are recommended.

Terms and Conditions:

All pricing is per person sharing unless otherwise stated. Blackout dates and seasonal surcharges may apply depending on the date of travel.

Prices are subject to change without notice, due to matters outside of our control, such as adverse currency fluctuations, fuel surcharges, taxes and airfare increases.

Prices are provided as a guideline, please contact us before choosing your holiday package and we will happily provide you with a written quotation for your specific travel requirements. Leisure Island Holidays reserves the right to correct any pricing errors or omissions (E&OE). Terms and conditions apply. See the link at the bottom of our site for further T & C.

Hotel Info

Designed to merge beautifully with its exquisite surroundings, Diamonds La Gemma Dell’Est is a pinnacle of luxury.
With every furnishing and décor created with the utmost attention to detail, this is a place to relax your mind and spirit. This is the largest Resort on one of the most incredible coastlines in the world. Watch the sunset over a bottle of wine, and relish the splendour that is Zanzibar.


Northeast Zanzibar, Nungwi.


Tanzanian Shilling, USD also accepted

Accommodation information:

  • 93 Deluxe Sea View rooms with private terrace and garden access
  • 23 Villa Club rooms with communal living room, butler service and free laundry
  • 16 Suites with sea view, separate living room and kitchenette
  • 1 Family Suite with sea view and extra bedroom
  • Presidential Suite with 5 bedrooms and a large communal living area, office, butler quarters and private pool with sea view terrace

Room facilities:

  • Individual climate control and ceiling fan
  • TV with satellite channels
  • Stocked mini barn
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • Digital in room personal safe
  • Telephone via operator
  • Smoke detector and sprinkler
  • Hairdryer
  • Shaver plug point
  • Electricity 220V 50 Hz


  • Pavillion restaurant:
    With indoor (air conditioned) and outdoor dining facilities offers lavish buffet of light and tasty Mediterranean cuisine together with favourite local dishes. Special theme nights are organized on a weekly basis. Sea Breeze a la carte restaurant: (At a supplement) Located on the magnificent pier, serves fresh seafood in an exceptional and romantic atmosphere.
  • The Coral Cove:
    All inclusive pizzeria restaurant located on the beach open for dinner serves fresh pizzas, salads, aperitifs, selected wine and refreshing drinks.
  • The Beach Grill: ( At a supplement)
    Serves excellent sea food menus in a unique setting on the beach, directly under the starry sky: ideal for romantic dinners.


  • The Cafè Moresco and Sunset Lounge Bar:
    Located on the magnificien pier, are open only in the evening. The Cafè Moresco serves Oriental coffee and tea, shisha, oriental snacks and pastries. The lounge bar offers wide selection of local and international cocktails and drinks with live entertainment and African shows.
  • The Beach Bar:
    Located near the Coral Cove, serves cool drinks and snacks throughout the day, afternoon tea and a variety of cocktails in the evening.Open from 9 am to 10:30 pm.
  • The Lobby Lounge:
    Located near the reception offers refreshing drinks in a calm and peaceful environment during the day and early evening. Open from 7:30 am to 11 pm.

Conference facilities:

  • Baobab Congress Centre
    The convention centre is named after 2 monumental and ageless baobab trees around which it has been designed and caters to all conference, meeting an banqueting requirements. Organizing and catering services are available along with premium table settings, meeting amenities and audio-video equipment. The Baobab meeting rooms accommodate up to 160 persons for sit down functions e 300 per cocktail receptions. The grand ballroom divides into 3 separate rooms fitted with soundproof walls and has a board room offering the latest facilities.

Resort facilities and activities:

Water sports and activities (some at a charge)

  • Catamaran
  • Laser boat
  • Windsurfing
  • Canoe
  • Sailing and windsurfing courses
  • Water-skiing
  • Wakeboarding
  • Banana tube riding
  • Speedboat trips and local boat sunset trips and full days
  • Deep sea fishing

Special features:

  • Spherique Boutique
  • Mvua Spa African Rain Spa
  • Glitter Gems Jeweler
  • Extensive and immaculate gardens
  • Sea and sunset view from all rooms and areas of the resort
  • A multilingual management team



  • Stone Town

    Follow the trail of the sultans, slaves and explorers in the winding streets of Stone Town. Revisit the history of Zanzibar in this treasure trove town and learn about the events that shaped Zanzibar. This walking tour provides you with a window into modern life in Stone Town. This tour is very flexible and can be adapted to suit your interest and time.

  • Sultan Panorama

    The Sultan Panorama Tour is ideal for visitors with little time wishing to experience a bit of everything Zanzibar has to offer. A full day excursion, starting in Stone Town, with visits to the old slave market, Darajani market, a spice farm and a local village. Cooking, weaving, building houses and playing with the children,
    you’ll have chance to see what life is like for Zanzibar citizens.
    An informative and action packed day, this tour gives a taste of everything found in all other Zanzibar excursions and is strongly recommended as a first excursion.

  • Prison Island

    Prison Island gets its name from the prison built to condemn Zanzibar citizens to the isolation of the island. Previously owned by an Arab to house his rebellious slaves, the prison was never used, and the island is now home to a tortoise sanctuary, prison ruins and hotel. Prison Island is 20 minutes from Stone Town by boat and is surrounded by a spectacular coral reef. For the more active, there is a hiking trail.

  • Spice Tour

    In days past, Zanzibar was known as a spice island, exporting cloves, vanilla, nutmeg and cardamom across the world.
    The spices were brought over from Asia and South America and flourished in the tropical Zanzibar climate. Today the
    plantations are a tribute to the island’s past – walk through the spice farm with your guide whilst you touch, smell and taste different spices and tropical fruits. A visit to a spice farm village gives you an insight into local life and the opportunity to try some Swahili dishes.

  • Jozani Forest

    In the south of the island, Jozani Forest is a wonder and delight, with tales of Zanzibar leopards, medicinal cures and beautiful scenery. The forest is home to a number of endemic species, including the Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey. Your guide will take you on a nature trail, lined with eucalyptus and mahogany trees and explain the medicinal properties of various plants. Learn about the various animal species, birds and reptiles that make their home
    in the various habitats of this tropical rainforest. The mangrove boardwalk takes you above the swamp, where, depending on the tide, you can see tropical fish flitting between the mangrove roots and crabs scuttling across.

  • Sunset Dolphin Dhow Cruises

    The Original Dhow Safaris operates the spectacular Sunset Dolphin Cruise in one of Zanzibar’s truly unique dhows, used for centuries to navigate the coast of Africa. Experience one of the most romantic sights in the world as pods of dolphins glide through the water. Enjoy traditional canapés with a glass or wine or beer during the two hour dhow cruise.

  • Sand Bank Picnic

    Set sail towards Prison Island. Watch giant tortoises shuffle through the trees, discover the amazing underwater sea life before heading off to the sand bank, a seemingly uninhabited and quiet bank in the ocean which suddenly comes to life with millions of birds flying overhead and ghost crabs scurrying across the golden sands. After lunch relax on the sandbank listening to the hush of waves lapping against the shore. For the more active visitor, discover more of the breathtaking underwater life around the sandbank, before slowly sailing back to Stone Town.


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