Reviews ...Our guests experience...



The house is beautiful, each of 4 bedrooms had their own shower and toilet providing just enough privacy, but we spent most of our time together in the living room+veranda. The ocean is a few steps away, swimming is best at high tide. Driving from Dar Es Salaam airport is close to 8 hours, and best to have a 4 wheel drive vehicle. Small glitches with water and electricity supplies will be forgotten quickly, but not the snorkeling trip Aviti helped us arrange. We had a fantastic time. The entire staff is friendly, helpful, and ready to serve all our needs. I hope we'll find the opportunity to visit again. 

Tamas ! (January 2019)


We spent three days at the Villa in november. The property is really amazing ! we enjoyed every minute. The beach is at the doorstep, very quiet, just for us and we loved to stay reading on the long chairs facing the Ocean. Temperature in november was around 30°C and the water the same so it was a real pleasure to swim. We booked a day at Maziwe island marine park and the staff prepares our packed lunch, it was great ! We even saw a group of dolphins.
Choba bay villa is a real great choice for relaxing, quiet and simple holidays between friends. We loved it and hoping to come back ! Isabelle (décembre 2017)


This is exactly the feeling I got the first time I came to Choba Bay villa. All the suite rooms in the Villa (3) are nicely decorated as well as the living room. Each of these rooms have a beautiful view on a wide luxurious garden, where sometime one can observe monkeys in the trees, with just behind a private beach and the ocean. This beach is wonderful, naturally closed by lava rocks at left and right, we enjoyed swimming at high tide, walking all around and take a rest in chaise lounges. Everything is so beautiful that you don't want to move anymore, just stay and look. BTW don't forget to visit Maziwe marine park, a fantastic place for snorkelling and admire magnificent corals... They organised our boat trip including our food on the sandbank and it was just great !.  Claude (November 2017).


Désolée de répondre si tardivement à votre message mais le retour en France est à rythme très différent des vacances à Choba Bay. Bien sûr je vais mettre des commentaires élogieux sur Abritel soyez en sure !

Nous avons passé un séjour de rêve dans la villa et sommes parties les larmes aux yeux et parfaitement reposées pour une semaine à Zanzibar. L’équipe est adorable et nous avons mangé exactement comme nous aimons : légumes, poissons frais, fruits de mer et fruits : tout était chaque jour vraiment délicieux ! Nous avons passé des heures dans les transats et à marcher et à nager.


Concernant les feedbacks d’amélioration : Ne pas oublier de dire aux invités de prendre des chaussures pour aller dans l'eau, très utiles à marée basse. Les informer que les boissons sont payantes ainsi que les bouteilles d'eau. Voilà il s’agit de points d’amélioration et vraiment, vraiment nous avons adoré notre séjour.

Laurence, France (août 2015)



We were very happy to get to the villa after a very long trip from Dubaï and were warmly welcomed by Happiness and all the staff there.  The place is more than beautiful, the rooms are perfectly decorated, the staff has been great : Ali is a great cook and person, Anita was so adorable and Dulla very caring and friendly. Our son loved the beach with all the caves and crabs, the girls were a bit scared :)  The garden and the view are amazing and we spent hours just staring at the ocean.

Choba Bay villa t is a real paradise and the people there are amazingly friendly.  We will certainly never forget these holiday and it gave us the will to travel back to Africa asap!

Eléonore family- Dubaï  (Christmas and New Eve 2014)



Nous revenons du paradis ... nous avons absolument adoré CHOBA BAY VILLA !! Quel rêve d'endroit l  L'arrivée en soi vaut déjà le détour car nous venions depuis l'île de Zanzibar ... grâce à un petit Cessna pour atterrir aprés seulement 20 mn .... sur l'herbe au milieu des plantations de sisal. Unique et incroyable arrivée  !  Choba Bay Villa : pas juste un bel endroit mais l' expérience de la tranquilité absolue !

La maison spacieuse et aérée surplombe une plage déserte à la Robinson. Elle est entourée d'un parc vallonné : palmiers, manguiers, orangers et citronniers ... Sympathique personnel de maison toujours prêt à vous servir au mieux. Nous avions pris la location en pension complète (à recommander) et avons même savouré des langoustes pêchées juste en face de la villa !! Explorer les creux et criques à marée basse pour dénicher les crabes, les oursins ... et aussi découvrir les beaux coraux, coquillages etc..

En fait ici nous avons goûté le luxe d'une vie simple rythmée par le soleil et les marées pour des vraies vacances au naturel. 
Inoublliable ces 5 jours en dehors du temps ... Nous reviendrons !

Famille Robertson (Australia)



We were looking for a quiet place with my girlfriend to spent some days between Safari and Zanzibar in a low touristic environment to discover deeper the Tanzanian Food and Culture, and we decided to take some rest close around Pangani, a destination out of mass turism.

We spent 5 amazing days in this house, 100% new, very clean and well-maintained. Rooms are well ventilated and soundproofing. Excellent Chef provides us very traditional meals or European food very tasty (100% safe for our European stomachs and definitely better than in big hostels on the Zanzibar - Nungwi coast where we finish our trip !). Special Award to the local fishermen who come regularly to sell fresh Big lobsters that we enjoy a lot.
Very nice and various activities are possible in and close to the house. Volley Ball (just ask the staff), all beach games directly in the big garden or on the deserted beach. Snorkelling close to Pangani (we saw some Turtles and beautiful corals !), visit of Pangani colonial old town ...

Special Award to the beach too ( a lot of Award, I know...)! Deserted lovely beach only for us and crabs (fun but shy : be quiet), water at 30°, very clear (great with fins and masks!)...
No neighbors at all to bother us ! If you wish, just take with you sholar copy papers, paints, pens to give to the close school that you can visit. You will make children happy.  Their smiles and happiness will enjoy your travel and you heart.

To conclude, amazing house in a 100% preserved paradise with a deserted beach only for us. Be quiet and you will meet crabs, you could see monkeys in the garden trees, hear the sounds of bats and bush babies at night, lots of birds songs in daytime... Heaven is not very far...

Only one regret, we didn't stay enough time ... but we will certainly come back !


Mathieu et Aurélie (Belgique), Février