Location: Lazy Lagoon is located in the Zanzibar Channel offshore from mainland Bagamoyo historic town, with the sun rising over Zanzibar and setting behind the palm tree lined mainland. Lazy Lagoon can be reached by road from Dar es Salaam, just under an hour’s drive, followed by a short boat trip across the short 2km stretch of sea to reach the island.

Accommodation: Lazy Lagoon has 12 individual beach cottages, featuring large airy rooms with twin or double beds, mosquito nets, en suite bathroom, an upper loft that can be a lounge area or bedroom accommodation for children, private shaded verandah, and generator electricity up to 11pm.

Facilities & Services: The central building house a bar & restaurant with menu featuring a variety of fresh sea food, meats and vegetarian dishes; moon lit dinners are also served down on the beach. Other facilities include laundry, a swimming pool, snorkeling, kayaking to explore the lagoon and mangrove forest, a sunset dhow safari to nearby sand islands and the coral reef, or a visit to the nearby historical town of Bagamoyo. The island boasts nine kilometers of deserted beach, a natural reserve home to many small mammals, mangrove trees and patches of indigenous forest.