Jafferji Beach Retreat will open in Matemwe, Zanzibar, during the first week of July – Cinnamon Collection has announced.

The beachfront boutique hotel and spa, which has been under construction for three years, is on the northeast coast of Zanzibar, 50 minutes from the airport and the capital, Stone Town.

Accommodation will comprise ten suites, spread over three villas. Two of the villas will have three suites each and the third villa, four suites. All suites overlook the ocean. Each room will be fitted with a flat-screen television; air-conditioning; bathrobes; and bedroom slippers.

Facilities will include a day spa; gift shop; doctor on request; WIFI; babysitting services; wedding services; and a restaurant.

Activities include day trips to Mnemba, a marine conservation area; reef walks; kite-surfing; dhow cruises; cooking classes; diving and snorkelling, as well as Swahili fishing.