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Zanzibar Hotels for your Holiday

Off the coast of Tanzania lies a cluster of islands that many have heard of but only a few have had the chance to visit.

The Zanzibar islands offer some of the most picturesque views of white sand, clear water, large swaying palms, and open skies to be found anywhere in the world.

Here is a collection of some of the best hotels in Zanzibar, perfect for your Zanzibar Holiday.

Most Zanzibar hotels are placed right above a gorgeous, quiet Zanzibar coast line and they offer some of the best holiday experiences, leaving you wanting for nothing. Traditional architecture of most Zanzibar hotels, paired with lavishly-designed interiors will leave wishing you could stay a lifetime.

1. Hideaway of Nungwi and Spa


Nestled on the north-west coast of Zanzibar Island, the Hideaway of Nungwi and Spa is a lush hideaway among the Zanzibar hotels, set on about 25 acres of untouched shore. This Zanzibar hotel is a proud part of the Emerald Collection and just 55 minutes away from Stone Town and the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport.

Start your Zanzibar holiday on the white sands and beautiful blue waters of Nungwi Beach and the palms and fruits that shade and line the paths to the resort’s luxury villas.

All of the resort’s contemporary suites feature subtle Zanzibar touches, a private terrace and offer you a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean and stunning surrounding gardens. The luxury beach villas offer top of the line amenities and services.

Guests in certain accommodations can also take advantage of the Privileged Area, which features butler service, private pools and even access to a stretch of pristine beach. Hideaway of Nungwi is has the perfect setting for a romantic Zanzibar holiday.

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2. Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est


Right on the bright white sand of Nungwi Beach, the all-inclusive and high end 5-star Zanzibar holiday resort, Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est is just 35 miles from Zanzibar City.

The contemporary and stylish thatched-roof villas feature hardwood floors, private terraces, en suite bathrooms, flat-screen televisions and complimentary Wi-Fi. All rooms in this Zanzibar hotel offer a view of the stunning Indian Ocean and the surrounding lush plant life.

This hotel in Zanzibar also offers butler service at any time of the day, coffee-making and tea facilities and minibar service. You can take advantage of the array of amenities offered, including a theme spa, a gym, Pilates classes, a business center, a private pool and four in-resort restaurants.

The dive center features a wide range of water sports, and you can book windsurfing lessons, sailing lessons, canoes, catamarans, banana boats, wakeboards, water skis and laser boats. There are even childcare and medical services available right on the resort grounds.

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3. Sea Cliff Resort and Spa – Zanzibar


The Sea Cliff Resort and Spa is a luxurious sanctuary with scented tropical gardens, sparkling pools and an atmosphere of tranquility perfect for a Zanzibar holiday.

Set on the northwest coast of Zanzibar Island, this Zanzibar hotel is just 20 minutes away from Stone Town and just over six miles away from the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre.

This hotel in Zanzibar is a delightful blend of contemporary style and historical Zanzibar, with traditional Makuti roofs, Arabic towers that glow with brass lights, and a cream and gold color scheme that is set off by antique furniture. Many rooms offer ocean views directly from the bedroom or a private balcony, and amenities include a state-of-the-art gym, two tennis courts, a water sports center, a squash court and bicycles for children and adult guests.

There’s also a five-treatment room spa that has a splash pool, a steam room/sauna and a Jacuzzi bath, and adventurous guests can enjoy horseback riding.

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4. Dream of Zanzibar

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Set on Zanzibar’s east coast, the five-star Dream of Zanzibar resort aims to offer the perfect Zanzibar Holiday. This Zanzibar hotel is on the sandy shores of Kiwengwa and just around 28 miles from the Zanzibar International Airport.

The design of this Zanzibar hotel is reminiscent of the island’s Arabic history and its African roots, with thatched roofs and Moorish arches set against spacious interiors. Rooms feature flat-screen televisions, private terraces and Italian furniture. The luxury suites have living room spaces while private villas boast separate living room areas and a private plunge pool.

There are acres of lush gardens for guests to enjoy that are filled with local fruits and spices, and all of this is set against endless miles of white sand being lapped by the blue, clear Indian Ocean. Amenities include an outdoor pool with a kids’ area, five restaurants, a game room and a tennis court.

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5. Breezes Beach Club & Spa – Zanzibar


The perfect spot for a romantic Zanzibar honeymoon getaway, Breezes Beach Club Zanzibar is right on an untouched beach on Zanzibar’s east coast and about 50 minutes away from the Zanzibar International Airport. Perfect for any couple on honeymoon.

A family-owned Zanzibar hotel, Breezes Beach Club Zanzibar features hard-carved furniture, antique pieces and exotic silks and fabrics that were hand sewn by local tailors and selected by the owners.

Each suite is on a bungalow’s upper floor, with sun beds, a large balcony, a walk-in dressing room, a private sunbathing area, a large bathroom and an outdoor lounge area that’s covered. Its luxury accommodation in Zanzibar is on the ground floor and offers a private terrace, full air conditioning, a refrigerator and more.

You can take part in beach games, snorkeling trips, kite surfing and kayaking in The Water Club or relax for a day at the famous Frangipani Spa Zanzibar, which offers a full line of spa services.

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6. Baraza Resort & Spa

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A five-star luxury Zanzibar hotel, the Baraza Resort & Spa is a boutique hotel located right along the famous Paje Beach. If you are looking for a luxurious Zanzibar holiday hotel, this is the place to be.

This stunning hotel is a bold fusion of the Swahili, Arabic and Indian designs that make up Zanzibar’s heritage, and interior and exterior touches include Swahili arches, hand-carved décor, gorgeous antiques, intricate brass lanterns and handmade furniture pieces from local artisans.

The Baraza Resort & Spa has 30 villas with five different themes, and available features include breathtaking ocean views, walk-in dressing rooms and terraces, private plunge pools and sun loungers. The Water Club, located just minutes away from the beachfront, offers equipment for and lessons in sailing, kite surfing, wind surfing and more.

Guests also get to enjoy traditional Swahili singers and dances, and the resort’s Taarab band plays the very same music that would have been heard in a Sultan’s court in the late 19th century.

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7. Essque Zalu Zanzibar

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Set in the Village of Nungwi on the northern part of the island, Essque Zalu Zanzibar is one of the most stunning beach resorts in Zanzibar. This Zanzibar hotel is set in a natural cove and is framed by the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean on one side and a lush green forest on the other.

Here, guests enjoy a tranquil atmosphere among the traditionally-decorated and spacious villas and suites, all of which have an ocean side or flourishing garden view.

Essque Zalu Zanzibar’s Market Kitchen features sophisticated meals with local organic produce, and guests who want to dine on the shoreline while listening to live music can sample modern Arabian fare at The Jetty. Resort Navigators are on hand to help guests find and plan the perfect activity, which might just be the unique mini-adventure experience offered by Luxury Short Safari or a day of pampering at the resort’s full-service spa.

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8. Zanzibar Serena Hotel

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Less than two miles from the Changuu Island, which is home to the famous Aldabra giant tortoises, the upscale Zanzibar Serena Hotel is right on the Indian Ocean and just a five-minute walk away from the stunning Forodhani Gardens in Stone Town.

This Zanzibar hotel airy rooms feature shuttered windows, traditional Swahili décor and hints of Arabic elegance throughout. All rooms and suites offer complimentary Wi-Fi, satellite television and air conditioning.

You can sample tasty local fare at the Baharia Restaurant, fresh seafood at the Terrace Seafood Restaurant, get their caffeine fix at the Mdele Coffee Shop or relax at the Masahani Bar. There’s a swimming pool with a deck for those days when the beach seems too far and live music every night, including songs in the traditional Taarab style. Guest services include child care, 24-hour room service, valet and laundry services, and complimentary tea and coffee all day long.

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9. The Residence Zanzibar

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Sitting on close to 80 acres of lush tropical garden and fringed by a stunning mile-long beach, The Residence Zanzibar offers the feel of a secret hideaway for a Zanzibar holiday.

The island’s mix of cultures is the inspiration for the design of this luxurious resort, with Omani, European and African hints evident throughout.

The luxury villas have an open, spacious feel, and each one comes with a private pool, a lounge deck complete with daybeds and wicker chairs and garden, beach or ocean views. Bicycles are also provided with each villa to give guests an easy way to explore the lush surroundings withing this Zanzibar hotel.

The Residence Zanzibar’s Dining Room offers international food with local spice, while The Pavilion Restaurant has a unique Middle East-meets-the-Mediterranean menu. You can also dine pool or beach side or arrange for a private dining experience, and the resort’s Dining Room Bar offers poolside service with seaside views.

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10. Neptune Pwani Beach Resort


Spacious and friendly, the Neptune Pwani Beach Resort & Spa is a luxury Zanzibar hotel where the finest attention is always given to details for clients on a Zanzibar holiday. It’s located right on Zanzibar’s north-east coast, on the pristine Kiwengwa shoreline and about 28 miles from the Zanzibar International Airport.

This Zanzibar hotel is inspired by the Zanzibar style but also has contemporary, chic touches throughout its design. All rooms have a terrace and a stunning ocean view, and there are four beachfront suites that include an in-room Jacuzzi.

You can dine at the resort’s lavish main restaurant or sample a variety of food at four of the à la carte-style eateries, which include Italian, Thai and Indian dishes. There are also two bars, a coconut beach bar that serves fresh coconuts right on the beach, a snack eatery, a full-service spa, a fashion boutique, a water sports center and many activities for people of all ages.

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11. Coral Rock Hotel

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Located right on a coral rock that juts into the beautiful Indian Ocean and is flanked by two beaches in the southeastern part of Zanzibar, the serene Coral Rock Hotel is just 36 miles from the Zanzibar International Airport. If you are after a budget Zanzibar holiday, this Zanzibar hotel is a good place to be. Its airy rooms feature furnishings that are made locally and offer guests stunning ocean views, safes, en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning and private terrace areas.

Upgraded rooms also have beachfront access and sitting areas, and the family rooms can sleep up to five guests each. Guests enjoy a complimentary breakfast in this resort’s main restaurant, and there’s also a lounge, a bar with satellite television and an infinity pool.

For guests looking for adventure, there are water sports such as kayaking, kite-surfing and even a marine safari. This resort’s Aquaholics Zanzibar surf school caters to surfers of all skill levels, and expert guide tours of Stone Town are also available.

When traveling as a group on a Budget, Coral Rock Hotel is the perfect party hotel.

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12. Langi Langi Bungalows

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This is another awesome Zanzibar hotel for a budget Zanzibar holiday. Set on the north end of Zanzibar and named after a beautiful and aromatic local flower, Langi Langi Bungalows is in Nungwi Village, an area famous for its fantastic beach and deep sea fishing. The standard rooms are open, contemporary spaces with subtle hints of the local culture blended right in.

These living spaces are set in stunning landscaped gardens and feature a private veranda or balcony that overlooks the lush green areas, air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms, a ceiling fan and a refrigerator. Pool rooms add a view of one of the resort’s six pools, with easy access, while the suites add space and stunning views of the Indian Ocean. At Langi Langi Bungalows, activities include PADI diving courses, sailing and snorkeling.

The main eatery serves fresh seafood and other local delights and also offers guests the opportunity to take cooking classes taught by one of its chefs.

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13. Uroa Bay Resort


Situated on Zanzibar’s east coast on the gorgeous Uroa Beach, the polished and bright Uroa Bay Resort is just a three-minute walk away from the Indian Ocean and just under 13 miles away from the scenic Chumbe Island Coral Park. Its colorful and relaxed rooms have flat-screen televisions, coffee-making and tea facilities, safes, and private terraces with garden views. Just what you would need for a tropical Zanzibar holiday experience.

With the upgraded rooms, guests enjoy stunning views of the Indian Ocean. This Zanzibar hotel open air-restaurant has a charming thatched roof and is where you can enjoy a delicious complimentary breakfast while surrounded by a bright blue pool. Amenities include a private beach with cabanas and a bar and a spa area, where you can relax using wellness and massage treatments.

For guests looking for adventure on their Zanzibar holiday, Uroa Bay Resort offers exciting safaris to the famous Ngorongoro Crater, the Selous Game Reserve and the Ruaha National Park.

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14. Melia Zanzibar

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One of the all-inclusive resorts in Zanzibar, Melia Zanzibar is on the island’s north-east coat, about 50 minutes from the international airport of Zanzibar and the capital of Stone Town.

This Zanzibar hotel is surrounded by a stunning and natural coral reef, and it rests on a 40-acre estate with a 300-meter long sandy white beach. Room options abound, with accommodations ranging from private villas with individual gardens and bright azure infinity pools, to romantic rooms with ornate beds in the Zanzabari tradition and large bathrooms.

Some rooms come with a tropical rain shower outdoors, and many rooms offer guests a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean. The romance pavilions, a must for honeymooners and couples, are set right on the cliff side and feature a local Makuti-style roof. Perfect setting for a romantic Zanzibar holiday.

Other amenities in this Zanzibar Hotel include a bright and lively beach club, a full service spa with sauna and outdoor pool and a fitness room.

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15. Kisiwa House

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Right in the heart of historic Stone Town, the Kisiwa House is where Swahili hospitality meets the sophistication of Zanzibar boutique hotels.

This Zanziar hotel is located just one mile from Kisauni Airport and less than a half a mile from the port. Despite its central location, Kisiwa House is on a quiet street, making it an ideal Zanzibar holiday hotel for guests who want to see the sights and also perfect for those who just want to relax.

The deep blue waters of Stone Town beach are within walking distance of the resort and where you can go on a dhow boat tour of the island. All suites and deluxe rooms include an en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, flat-screen televisions, a mini bar and wireless internet access.

You can enjoy continental specialties while gazing at the Indian Ocean in the hotel’s Darini restaurant or sample fresh local coffee and spiced teas in the hidden Courtyard Lounge.

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16. Hotel Dongwe Zanzibar


Tucked into Zanzibar’s east coast and on clear blue waters, Hotel Dongwe Zanzibar is surrounded by lush gardens and is just under four miles from Michamvi Village and 40 miles from the capital of Stone Town.Get ready for an amazing Zanzibar holiday experience.

This Zanzibar hotel offers modern rooms in four different types, with available features including telephones, minibars, verandas, air conditioning, and stunning ocean views. Suites add a separate living room, a Zanzibar-style bed for children and a whirlpool bath.

The on-resort restaurant features Italian and international cuisine, and there’s also a wellness center offering body beauty, facial and massage services. This Zanzibar hotel partners with a local diving center and offers guests of all ages the chance to explore the intact east coast reef.

Guests who want a taste of Zanzibar history can visit the local historic sites, and those looking for adventure will find it on a traditional sail boat trip or the dolphin swimming experience.

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17. Karafuu Beach Hotel Resort


Sitting on the north-east peninsula in the Village of Pingwe, Karafuu Hotel and Beach Resort is a sprawling four-star resort in Zanzibar that’s right on the blue waters and white sands of the Indian Ocean.

This inclusive Zanzibar holiday resort is just 50 minutes from the historical architecture of Stone Town and Zanzibar Airport.

Standard rooms in this Zanzibar hotel feature en-suite bathrooms, wireless internet, minibars, air conditioning and phone service, while the cottages are close to the coast and add ocean views, private garden entrances, dressing rooms and verandas. Junior suites add tea-making facilities, stunning views of the water and ornate, yet contemporary, interior touches. There’s also Bondeni rooms in the newer Bondeni area, and guests there have access to a modern fitness center, pool bar and a pool restaurant. Trip opportunities at this resort include Prison Island, known for its giant tortoises, the lush Jozani forest, various city excursions and an unforgettable swimming with dolphins experience.

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18. Park Hyatt Zanzibar


Park Hyatt Zanzibar is right on the beachfront in the center of Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you are keen on a Zanzibar holiday with your focus being stone town, this is a good hotel for you.

This Zanzibar hotel is housed across two buildings, one of which is the 17th-century Mambo Msiige, a stunning blend of European, Indian, Persian, Arab and Swahili styles.

All rooms and suites are dressed in a contemporary style, and standard rooms offer amazing views of Stone Town or the hotel’s manicured gardens, free wireless internet, air conditioning and minibars. Suites add living areas, rain showers, powder rooms, 24-hour room service and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and dhow harbours.

You can take advantage of Double Tree’s many amenities, including a fully-equipped fitness center, a modern spa, an oceanfront infinity pool and business facilities. This resort’s central location also puts many attractions, including the Old Fort, Forodhani Gardens, the Old Dispensary, the Palace Museum and the Peace Memorial Museum, within walking distance.

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19. Kisiwa on the Beach


Sitting on the white beach at Zanzibar’s south-east coast, Kisiwa on the Beach is a private and all-villa resort that’s just 45 minutes away from the Zanzibar Airport, near the bustling Village of Paje.

All of this Zanzibar hotel’s private villas were designed with the guest in mind, offering stunning ocean views and tropical garden surroundings. The interior design is meant to invoke the feeling of the ocean, with handmade wood furniture and soft fabrics blended throughout for a tranquil and elegant atmosphere perfect for the ideal Zanzibar holiday.

This Zanzibar hotel, Kisiwa, offers four different villa types, and available features include a covered veranda, wireless internet, a separate shower, a flat-screen television, a refreshment center, air conditioning and seaside views. You can sample al fresco dining with stunning water views at Bembe or sip cocktails at Poa Ba. The private Blossom Spa offers full beauty services, and this resort also arranges snorkeling, fishing trips, diving and other experiences.

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20. Tembo House Hotel


An exotic beachfront Zanzibar hotel, the Tembo House is in Stone Town, less than 10 minutes away from the Old Fort of Zanzibar, Shangani Beach, the Christ Church and the Sultan’s Palace on foot. If you are after cultural Zanzibar holiday, Tembo hotel will give you the real feel of Zanzibar.

Its spacious rooms and suites feature traditional Zanzibar and Asian influences, with airy layouts designed to add to the relaxed atmosphere and interior touches from all over the world.

Rooms offer en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning, a fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, a television, a telephone and a minibar, and many have eye-catching ocean or poolside views. You can enjoy a dip in the outdoor swimming pool, take advantage of the modern business facilities or visit the internet cafe.

This hotel’s Bahari Restaurant provides both international and local dining choices, and there’s also a full-service spa. You can arrange for private dinners on the rooftop terrace, where they can eat while watching a gorgeous sunset.

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21. Kono Kono Beach Resort


The Kono Kono Beach Resort, offering luxury accommodation for a Zanzibar holiday. It’s on the Michamvi Peninsula and overlooks the stunning Chwaka Bay.

This Zanzibar Hotel is just two and a half miles from Pingwe Village and is facing several miles of pristine white beach. Its chic rooms feature living areas, exposed wooden beams, plunge pools and patios.

All rooms have free wireless internet, tea and coffee facilities and minibars, and some have breathtaking bay views and canopied or 4-poster beds. Villas also have personal gardens and flat-screen televisions, while family villas add more beds and can sleep up to four guests.

There’s a vast outdoor area that leads to a private beach and has a sundeck, an infinity pool, lounge areas, poolside and beachside bars and an open-air restaurant. You can enjoy a massage at the spa or explore the Jozani Forest-Chwaka Bay Conservation Area to see protected species, such as the red colobus monkey.

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22. Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

This Zanzibar hotel is set in almost 20 acres of paradise located on the North Shores of exotic Zanzibar, just outside the town of Nungwi, an area that enjoys warm and sunny weather almost year ‘round.

Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and offers an all inclusive concept. It has a unique blend of buildings designed in Swahili / Zanzibari architecture and enjoys the most spectacular white sand beach on the island.

You may choose to simply relax in the resort, enjoying the warmth of the African sun and the soothing sound of the waves, or you can explore Zanzibar, an island rich in history and culture.

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23. Ocean Beach Paradise


Sitting on Zanzibar’s stunning northeast coast and overlooking the azure Indian Ocean, the Ocean Beach Paradise resort is just 45 minutes away from Zanzibar Airport by car. This Zanzibar holiday resort has some of the best ocean views in Zanzibar.

This Zanzibar hotel aims to blend local culture with modern style, with a Masai warrior greeting guests and traditional round chalets with pitched makuti roofs. All rooms face crystal water and feature patio doors that open to a private balcony, air conditioning, satellite television, a minibar and a uniquely circular en-suite bathroom.

You can sample local dishes made using imported and local produce in the Ocean Restaurant, which sits two floors up and offers spectacular panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and the resort itself.

There’s also the Jahazi Restaurant, which serves wood-fired pizza and other snacks poolside, and the Mawimbi Restaurant, located right on the beachfront and offering Zanzibar fusion cuisine. Entertainment is provided daily, from the resort’s brand to traditional African dancers.

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24. Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel


This Zanzibar hotel is set against a backdrop of lush gardens and overlooking the clear waters of the Indian Ocean, the beachfront Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel is less than two miles from the chamring Village of Nungwi.

If you are after a luxury Zanzibar holiday, this upscale accommodation in Zanzibar has refined palm-thatched cottages among its tropical gardens that include handcrafted four-poster beds, air conditioning, a balcony, and en-suite bathrooms. There’s also a deluxe Ocean Suite that’s incredibly spacious at over 2,000 square-feet with a private plunge pool, a roof terrace, an open-air sitting room, and a private terrace that has a path leading directly to the pristine white sands of the beach.

You can take a swim in the resort’s pool, enjoy some relaxation time at the on-site spa or work on their serve at the tennis court. At Ras Nungwi’s watersports center, you can choose from various activities, including deep sea fishing, scuba diving and snorkeling for all skill levels.

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25. Next Paradise Boutique Resort

Next-Paradise-Boutique-ResortNext Paradise Boutique Resort is right on a pristine white-sand beach and only six miles from the Kiwengwa caves and 20.5 miles from the Kichwele Forest Reserve. This upscale resort faces the Indian Ocean and is near the coral reef, which is just about a half-mile away. Its close proximity to local towns make Next Paradise an ideal spot for organizing local excursions, including swimming with dolphins, spice tours, kitesurfing, big game fishing and snorkeling to Mnemba atoll. The fully-furnished and modern rooms feature local touches and include air conditioning and wireless internet, and there are rooms available with ocean views and even a freestanding beachfront bungalow. This resort’s on-site restaurants features Mediterranean fare with a Swahili influence, with seafood dishes made with fresh fish caught by local fisherman. After a meal of delicious food, you can take a dip in one of the resort’s two swimming pools.

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26. Gold Zanzibar Beach House and Spa


A luxury beachfront Zanzibar hotel set on the white sand of Kendwa Beach, the Gold Zanzibar Beach House and Spa is just 35 miles from the Zanzibar International Airport. When you need a Luxury Zanzibar Holiday this is a perfect hotels for that.

This hotel stands out among beach resorts in Zanzibar, as it boasts contemporary rooms with local flair, suites and individually decorated villas. Rooms feature ocean or garden views, a private veranda, an outdoor patio with a sitting area, air conditioning, wireless internet and an LCD television. Suites add direct beach and pool access, a lounge and a seating area on the veranda, and villas have an outdoor spa tub, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a private tent on the beach.

Gold Zanzibar offers guests full relaxation services in its Healing Earth Spa, a fully-equipped fitness center, and two bars and restaurants that feature local and international cuisine. There’s also a business center, a swimming pool, a dive center and an excursion desk.

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27. Zanzibar Retreat Hotel


Sitting on the beach on Zanzibar’s northeast coast in the fishing village of Matemwe, the picturesque Zanzibar Retreat Hotel overlooks a pristine white coral beach. This secluded hotel is just 50 minutes away from the Zanzibar International Airport and has three types of rooms.

All rooms have a ceiling fan, a private bathroom, wireless internet and air conditioning and feature Zanzibar-style interior touches, including dark wood, carved furniture pieces and canopy beds. The spacious Sea View rooms offer beautiful views of the ocean from a private balcony, and the cozy Garden View rooms offer guests a birds-eye view of the lush resort gardens.

You can enjoy local dishes and European-influenced fare while sitting on the veranda overlooking the pool and Indian Ocean at the hotel’s restaurant or sample cocktails poolside or oceanside at the bar. Day trips are aplenty, from swimming with dolphins in Nungwi to exploring historic Stone Town.

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28. Double Tree by Hilton Nungwi


A contemporary example of Zanzibar hotels with the charm of thatched roofs and landscaped gardens, Double Tree by Hilton Nungwi is on Nungwi Beach and under two miles from Diamond’s Star of the East. This resort’s modern rooms feature wireless internet, minibars and flat-screen televisions, and upgraded rooms add amenities such as coffee and tea facilities. Suites have living rooms and separate bedrooms.

You can take advantage of the 24-hour room service, try an in-room massage or take beach yoga. There’s also an outdoor plunge pool with a bar, a fitness center and a business center.

This Zanzibar hotel boasts two restaurants that serve local and international fare, and the Ngalawa Restaurant also offers live traditional entertainment. Double Tree by Hilton Nungwi is just a two-minute walk from Nungwi’s center, making it an ideal base for exploration. You can snorkel, scuba dive and sample the fresh fish market in the nearby village.

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29. The Z Boutique Hotel

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A chic boutique hotel, the Z HoteBoutique is in a secluded section of a stunning beach in Nungwi, on Zanzibar’s northern tip and about 30 miles from Stone Town and Zanzibar International Airport.

This Zanzibar hotel is set amid a lush tropical garden and blends traditional Zanzibari features with elegant, contemporary designs to create a relaxing and unique environment. All rooms feature floor to ceiling glass doors with a balcony that overlooks the Indian Ocean, LCD televisions, Philippe Starck furniture, travertine marble floors and wireless internet.

You can sample European-Zanzibar style fare and live local entertainment at Saruche Restaurant or watch a breathtaking sunset while sipping cocktails at Cinnamon Restaurant. There’s also a full-service spa that offers Swahili-style head, back and full-body massages and other beauty services. A dive center for watersports is by the hotel, and excursions to Stone Town and other areas are also available.

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30. Zawadi Beach Villas


Zawadi Beach Villas are on a gorgeous stretch of beach on Zanzibar’s northeast coast in Matemwe, just 23 miles from Zanzibar City, 12 miles from the Village of Nungwi and 25.5 miles from Kisauni Airport.

This elegant Zanzibar hotel villas aims to be the perfect getaway for a Zanzibar holiday, with a maximum guest capacity of 14 people. There are two villas available, one which has four rooms and one with three rooms. All rooms offer breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, the resort pool and its lush gardens. Some rooms feature a private balcony while others have a private veranda.

All rooms include 24-hour guest service, free wireless internet, a television and close parking. You can take part in water activities such as diving and snorkeling, swim with dolphins, go paragliding and explore historic Stone Town. There’s also an onsite restaurant and bar that overlooks the beach and serves local fare.

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Zanzibar Holiday Packages

If an out of the way Zanzibar beach hotel suits you, you will be able to find an endless number of private beach hotels built amidst the serene landscape. If something more modern is more your style, you can take your pick from our selection of luxurious Zanzibar hotels which offers something unique for those who appreciate the finer things.
Even if you are looking for something simpler to save a bit of extra cash for sightseeing, you will be able to take your pick from a variety of world-class hotels that each offer their own unique charm. We are keen on ensuring you find a good Zanzibar holiday package and a sweet location.

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    Posted by Bello Rotimi Williams| June 4, 2017 |Reply

    Lovely, but how do I with my family process holiday to such a place as Nigerian?

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      Posted by Holiday Dealer| June 13, 2017 |Reply

      Drop us an email – [email protected] and we will assist you with the booking process.

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