Mbweni Ruins Hotel – Zanzibar

On the outskirts of Stone Town lies a magnificent botanical garden known to romantic couples and those seeking privacy. Within this spectacular and secluded setting lies Mbweni Ruins Hotel and Garden. Mbweni offers 13 suites; each decorated in distinctive Zanzibar style, with Oriental rugs, four-poster beds and mosquito nets. All are air-conditioned and furnished with the many cultural flavors that have influenced the Swahili Coast. The rooms are situated in a picturesque setting of 150 types of palm tree and a kaleidoscope of plant life. Most rooms have balconies with sea views and overlook the vibrant colors of frangipanis, hibiscus, oleander, and 650 other plant species which inhabit the landscape.