Located a mere 45 minutes from the main airport, the resort has been carefully constructed around the island's natural features to blend harmoniously into the beach wilderness. The Zanzibar Beach Resort offers an unforgettable island holiday for anybody looking for a taste of the good life.
Zanzibar Beach Resort Tanzania - Accommodation
Standard features included in all our accommodation are air conditioners, ceiling fans, mini bar fridges, hairdryers, coffee/tea making facilities and mosquito netting. Irons and adapters are available.
All accommodation is en suite with showers except the honeymoon/executive suite which features a berrazzo stone bath. A back up house generator system ensures continuity of electrical supply, available plug points are of S.A 15 amp standard, but international adapters are available on request. The resort management will be happy to advise on, or accommodate if possible, any additional requests.
This intimate community of 12 rooms, each with twin ¾ beds, are designed and decorated to exude a true taste of Zanzibar life. The rooms are built and dressed in coral rag with terrazzo floors, giving them a unique feel that literally blends into the landscape. Each unit has a built in writing or vanity desk and an open private balcony.
Our 24 Deluxe Chalets, again with twin ¾ beds, are decorated in typical Zanzibar style. They include locally hand made features, polished stone floors, built in writing or vanity desks and an open private balcony, which completes the ambiance of comfort and convenience
Large enough to accommodate 2 adults in twin double beds and 2 children on twin single futons, which convert to lounge chairs when not in use. Each Chalet is tastefully decorated to include local features. The hand carved double entrance doorway leads off a spacious covered balcony, furnished with cushioned out door relaxers, creating a perfect place from which to absorb that famous Zanzibar sunset, over the ocean, sun downer in hand. Each Chalet has its own bar fridge, which may be stocked from the main bar at your request.
A very special room, for very special people, situated almost on the beach and discreetly separated from the rest of the resort, offering the ultimate in privacy. From 2 large covered private balconies one may easily get the feeling of being on one's very own deserted island. Traditional hand crafted double doors lead off the balcony into spacious accommodation, complete with Zanzibari styled décor. Features include an extra length king size bed, lounge and an oversized ' berazzo ' stone bath, boasting a stunning 180 degree vista of sand and ocean which may be enjoyed while sipping on that glass of ice cold bubbly.
Four superb villas overlook the resort and afford panoramic views across the ocean. Each have been tastefully decorated and furnished in typical Zanzibar style. Consisting of three twin bedded, en-suite bedrooms, a lounge, open plan kitchen and dining area, which opens onto your own private sundeck complete with Weber barbeque and sun lounges. A self-catering option is available.
Zanzibar Beach Resort Tanzania - Characteristics and Facilities
THE DECK CONTINENTAL RESTAURANT. Enjoy delicious local and international cuisine from this stunning restaurant’s buffet. Breakfast is served from 7am until 10am, dinner from 7pm until 10pm.
THE TV LOUNGE. Enjoy the entertainment of satellite, DVD and video viewing on a big screen TV. The TV lounge is decorated in Zanzibari style, with large cushions.
FAT HARRY'S. If you’re looking for a good time, Fat Harry’s beach bar and snack-bar is the place to be. It’s set beneath a thatched roof with a sunken bar and beautiful deck stretched out over crystal blue waters. During the day there’s no shortage of scenic views, as you sit back and enjoy a few cocktails and evening time is party time! Fat Harry’s is open from 10am until late.
THE RESORT SHOP. Spend a little time browsing around the Zanzibar Beach Resort shop offering local gifts and souvenirs as well as those little essentials.
FISHING. Deep sea and game fishing expeditions are available on 15 and 22 foot ski boats. All fishing trips can be arranged through the resort as well as a fishing excursion with the Zanzibar locals aboard a traditional Dhow. The Zanzibar Beach Resort has already achieved fishing accolades. Honours go to Jason Wright for holding the all Africa record for the largest Wahoo caught on one of the resorts fishing trips.
BEACH ACTIVITIES. Zanzibar is home to some of the most pristine beaches in the world. White sand, palm trees, beautiful shells and crystal clear ocean waters are a highlight of this paradise island.
From relaxing and soaking up the sun to volleyball, bike riding, petanque, jogging and beach games, you can make the most of all the exciting activities on offer. Horse riding as well as motorbike hire can also be arranged for trips along the beach.
KIDS PLAYGROUND . The resort features an extensive playground including a shaded paddling pool, 9 hole mini golf course, a clubhouse, jungle gyms and in-season activities programmes.
SCUBA DIVING. Living reefs and year round warm water surround the islands of the archipelago. Along with excellent visibility and very few currents, the area is ideal for beginners and experienced divers alike.
There are dive training courses and all the necessary dive gear available at the resort. Explore the many top dive sites around the island including, the walls of the Mnemba Island Atoll, Leven Bank, Bawe Island, Prison Island, Menai Bay, The Great Northerner Wreck and Pange Sand Bank.
TOURS . Travel the islands in a luxury air conditioned bus while a qualified guide shows you the sights of Stone Town, Zanzibar's capital and largest city. Enjoy the natural scenery with a visit to Jozani Forest and Zala Park. The spice tour is a must. Head out with a guide for an exciting excursion, sampling the spices of Zanzibar, which grow wild around the island.
Spend an adventurous day sight seeing at the ancient ruins of Zanzibar's Old Fort, Hamamni Turkish Baths, Maruhubi Palace, Mtoni Palace, Kidichi Persian Baths, Kizimbani Baths, Fukuchani Ruins, Tumbatu Ruins, Dunga Palace of the Mwinyi Mkuu, Mangapwani Cave and Cave Chambers, Bi Khole ruins and the Kizimkazi Mosque.
WATER SPORTS & ACTIVITIES. Spend the day relaxing at the fresh water resort swimming pool or for the more adventurous, enjoy the extensive variety of thrilling water sports activities in the crystal blue Indian Ocean. Water sports activities include canoeing, sea kayaking, paddle skiing, windsurfing, fishing, diving, snorkelling, and more. Non motorised water sports are available at no charge.
CONFERENCING & BANQUETING: The 'Signature Room' is available for small business functions, weddings and receptions. It is fully equipped with a kitchen, toilet, audiovisual apparatus and a sea-facing balcony. It is the ideal tropical island venue for your function.