Set in isolated splendour on the island’s south west coast, the all-villa Residence blends serene tranquillity with studious attention to service and detail. Each luxuriously appointed villa comes with a living room, private pool, a deck furnished with seating, sun loungers and a garden or ocean view. At the Dining Room, international cuisine features a hint of Zanzibar spice with Middle Eastern-to-Mediterranean fare served in palatial style at The Pavilion, or opt for a more casual, seafood affair on your sun lounger at the beach. Bicycles are provided for exploring the extensive tropical gardens and pure indulgence awaits at the spa, whilst the glass-walled pool and mile-long beach encourage blissful relaxation. A complimentary kids’ club welcomes children from 3-12 years, whilst tennis, kayaks, pedal boats and hobie cats are available for guests’ use.
Prices per night on a half board basis.
Our pricing aims to give an indication of the price range from low to high season. Low season for Tanzania and Zanzibar is generally between the months of November and May, high season runs from June to October. Supplements may apply to peak periods such as Christmas and Easter. Prices are per person per night based on 2 sharing. Regional departures and single supplements are available on request. Accommodation only prices do not include flights. Date restrictions, terms and conditions apply to our special offers, please call for details.
A centre of trade for centuries, learn about the island's eclectic Swahili, Omani, British and Indian heritage. Wander the maze of ancient twisting streets towards the spice market in historic Stone Town with a local guide. Capture coral and stone houses carved with Quranic scripts, mansions belonging to Persian merchants, or even the indigenous Red Colobus Monkey at the Jozani Forest Reserve under the guidance of one of Africa's leading professional photographers, Paul Joynson-Hicks.
Zanzibar’s seasons mirror Tanzania, with the driest months being June to October. November/December and the long rains from March to May.
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