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CORONA: COVID-19 SITUATION

With it’s unique setup and remote location far off mass tourism, and following all safety protocols from Tanzanian and Zanzibar Health departments, which are based on World Health Organization recommendations, Milele Villas is the perfect hideaway for everyone who is desperate for a safe vacation, while at the same time wants to retreat from tourist crowds.

COVID-19 PROTOCOL FOR VISITING ZANZIBAR

When arriving at Zanzibar International Airport, travellers will find the following procedures:

  • Temperature check for Covid-19 symptoms
  • A valid travel health insurance is required
  • Travellers are encouraged to apply for online visa before arrival. This takes 10 days. Alternatively it is also possible to obtain the visa upon arrival

You do not have to quarantine at arrival and there is currently no requirement for guests to present a COVID-19 test certificate unless required by the airline or country of departure.

Update on COVID-19 testing facilities and prices on Zanzibar

Currently there are 2 hospitals on Zanzibar offering COVID-19 tests:

Migombani testing facility Stone Town – government owned.
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The cost of the test is US$ 100 per person (previously US$ 80 per person). To be paid by credit card or cash. Testing is done every day from 07:30 – 17:30. Test results will be available after 72 hours.
You need to supply them with: date of entry, date of departure, address of your hotel in Zanzibar, your telephone number, email address should you wish to receive your certificate by email, copy of your passport, your test payment receipt.
Payment by Visa card or cash is possible. USD Account: 0708288000. TZS Account:0707968000.
Contact:
+255 772 502 513 WhatsApp
Note: Travellers & drivers or any one in their company must wear masks as they visit the testing centre to protect those working there.
Tasakhtaa Global Hospital Stone Town – private hospital
The cost of the test is US$ 120 per person. Tests can be paid for at the hospital either in cash or by credit card.
Testing is done Mondays – Saturdays between 08:00 – 11:00. The results will be available within 48-72 hours.
Contacts:
Ms Salha +255 778 679 414 or Ms Anitha +255 683 550 855 one day before you arrive for the test.
Please bring copies of your passport, visa/permit and travel ticket along with you.

Information as of 16 January 2021