Riu Palace Zanzibar

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‘Adult Only Hideaway'


Set on the white sand beach of Nungwi, Riu Palace Zanzibar covers 10 hectares of lush tropical gardens home to fragrant Frangipani and Ylang-Ylang giving the whole area a most intoxicating scent. You will find luxury suites beautifully furnished in a contemporary African style whilst leisure includes a well-equipped spa and fitness facility, pools and a good choice of excursions. There are several restaurants that include Italian, Japanese, International and African amongst their styles whilst bars bring you both intimate and entertaining styles.



In Our Opinion

‘We love the relaxed ambience here yet it still engages with things like theme nights, characterful bars and interesting excursions. If you like to get away from it all but want an option to re-engage if you choose then this may be just the place for you!’

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Luxury Junior Suite

A contemporary room with splashes of traditional African design such as hide seats, woven rugs and an inspiring collection of black and white photography. The striking bathroom has beautiful mosaic tiles on one wall and comes with a bathtub and walk-in shower. You will find a minibar replenished with complimentary drinks and a balcony on which to enjoy them.

FEATURES

  • 45sqm
  • One king size bed
  • Bathroom with bathtub and walk-in shower
  • Dressing area
  • Private terrace of 12sqm
  • Garden views

Prestige Junior Suite

A spacious contemporary room with splashes of traditional African design such as hide seats, woven rugs and an inspiring collection of black and white photography. The striking bathroom has beautiful mosaic tiles on one wall and comes with a bathtub and walk-in shower. You will find a sitting area, minibar replenished with complimentary drinks and a balcony on which to enjoy them.

FEATURES

  • 51sqm
  • One king size bed
  • Bathroom with bathtub and walk-in shower
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Private terrace of 12sqm
  • Garden views

Superior Junior Suite

Situated within the privileged area, this spacious contemporary room has splashes of traditional African design such as hide seats, woven rugs and an inspiring collection of black and white photography. The striking bathroom has beautiful mosaic tiles on one wall and comes with a bathtub and walk-in shower. You will have the services of a butler to arrange your leisure and complimentary a la carte dining. There is a comfortable sitting area, minibar replenished with complimentary drinks and a balcony on which to enjoy them.

FEATURES

  • 54sqm
  • One king size bed
  • Bathroom with bathtub and walk-in shower
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Private terrace of 12sqm
  • Sea views

This hotel offers an all-inclusive option which includes:

Food & beverage
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Aqua Restaurant
• Soft drinks, house wine, local beer, juices, water, tea & coffee in Aqua Restaurant
• Buffet breakfast 07:30 to 10:30
• Buffet and a la carte main course lunch 12:30 to 15.00
• Buffet and a la carte main course dinner 19.30 to 22.30
• A la carte restaurants dinner with reservation at The Ishi Teppanyaki & The Carnivorous 19.30 to 22.30
• Set menus in à la carte restaurants with additional choices at extra charge
• In-house beverages included
• In-room stocked minibar including soft drinks, local beer & water
• Welcome drink on arrival
• Sunset bar living & pool area - snacks throughout the day
• Sunset bar - soft drinks, in-house wine, cocktails, local beer, juices, water, tea, coffee 10.00 to midnight
• The Makuti Beach Bar – morning/afternoon teas & soft drinks, juices, throughout the day

Not included
• Extensive wine and beverages
• High speed WIFI

Leisure
• Beach towels, sunbeds and umbrellas
• Standard WIFI

Leisure

• Outdoor swimming pool

Spa & fitness club


• Spa with full massage programme
• Fully equipped gym
• Sauna
• Jacuzzi
• Tennis courts
• Spa pool

Dining Options
For guidance only - subject to change

Half board

Options: All-inclusive - please see our all-inclusive section for full details

Bar Terrace and ocean

Aqua Restaurant

Situated in a stunning position right by the beach with a stunning terrace overlooking the ocean and horizon beyond. The menu includes an international buffet full of fresh produce plus an a la carte selection of freshly caught fish such as marlin, tuna and langoustine. Open 07.30 to 10.30, 12.30 to 15.00 and 19.30 to 22.30

Pasta & Pizza / Grill Corner

Enjoy authentic hand-crafted pizzas with thin, crisp bases and exciting tropical toppings selected by you and cooked as your wait. The menu here extends to other Italian specialities such as risotto, pasta, accompanied by mouth-watering sauces and fresh herbs. Open 19.30 to 22.30

The Carnivorous

Savour supreme African game, cooked to perfection as well as seafood, freshly caught and served alongside fresh vegetables. This restaurant specialises in simplicity, flavour and style and preparation can be seen via a window to the show kitchen. Open 19.30 to 22.30

Ishi Teppanyaki

An elegant Asian fine dining restaurant which you will reach via fragrant, floral paths. The menu here is both flavoursome and artful and features sushi, sashimi, sim sum and of course teppanyaki. Open 19.30 to 22.30

Gala Nights

Each Friday there is a spectacular event alongside the sensually lit swimming pool; guests are invited to dress to impress and join in an evening of entertainment, gastronomy and dancing.

Sunset Bar

Open all day and into the late evening, this beachside bar is also adjacent to the swimming pool and serves a collection of drinks and exotic Zanzibar-inspired cocktails. Open 10.00 to midnight.

The Makuti Beach Bar

Named after the makuti palm leaves that are used for thatch on the roofs of Zanzibar’s buildings; this friendly, relaxed venue is conveniently placed to offer refreshment as you step from the beach or your pool lounger. You’ll also find iced tea, snacks and ice cream available throughout the day. Open 10.00 to 18.00

Tea Room

The elegant Tea Room is situated on a balcony above the beach. Visit for a traditional English Breakfast blend or try a tropical spice concoction – all are wonderfully refreshing and accompanied by homemade scones, jam and dainty sandwiches.

Cigar and Shisha Lounge

A perfect venue at sunset, this Arabian lounge brings the light inside reflecting it in shades of gold and orange. Enjoy your own choice of fruit, mint or spice tobacco flavours along with snacks, cooking ginger ice cream or coffee & cognac.

Situated on Numwi Beach on the northwest coast of Zanzibar, just 55 minutes from the capital Stone Town and the airport.

Excursions
• Stone Town – 40 minutes by car
• Prison Island – short boat ride
• Jozani Forest Reserve
• Plantation and spice tour

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