Maars Resort, Chwaka

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
Village Chwaka, Chwaka, 1480, Tanzania
3.2 out of 5 rating 154 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.2

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Property Details

Property Location

Located in Chwaka, Maars Resort, Chwaka is by the ocean, a 4-minute drive from Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park and 7 minutes from Marumbi Beach. This beach lodge is 13.5 mi (21.7 km) from Kiwengwa Beach and 16.8 mi (27 km) from Mapenzi Beach.


Make yourself at home in one of the 30 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional amenities at this lodge include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).


Enjoy a satisfying meal at Kigeni serving guests of Maars Resort, Chwaka. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Marumbi Beach - 4.9 km / 3 mi
Uroa Beach - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
Pongwe Beach - 14.3 km / 8.9 mi
Kiwengwa Pongwe Forest - 16.7 km / 10.4 mi
Kiwengwa Beach - 21.7 km / 13.5 mi
Menai Bay Beach - 25.1 km / 15.6 mi
Mapenzi Beach - 27 km / 16.8 mi
Pwani Mchangani Beach - 31.8 km / 19.8 mi
Kidichi Spice Farm - 31.9 km / 19.8 mi
Livingstone's House - 33.3 km / 20.7 mi
Muyuni Beach - 33.7 km / 20.9 mi
Prison Island - 33.7 km / 20.9 mi
Christ Church Cathedral - 33.8 km / 21 mi
Chapwani Island - 34.4 km / 21.3 mi

The preferred airport for Maars Resort, Chwaka is Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 34.8 km / 21.6 mi

Check-in time starts at 12pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 16 years old.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.
A city tax of USD 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: TZS 14000 for adults and TZS 10000 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: TZS 60000.00 per vehicle (one way)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: TZS 10.0 per day

  • Rollaway bed fee: TZS 20.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Concierge services
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Billiards or pool table
  • -Beach umbrellas
  • -Beach sun loungers
  • -Restaurant
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Beach towels
  • -Garden
  • -Elevator