'Powder-white Sands, Charming Ocean-front Luxury'
Set in isolated splendour on the South West coast of the island, on 32 hectares of pristine land once occupied by the Shirazi princes, The Residence Zanzibar is a dream fit for a sultan. The Residence Zanzibar lies on a mile-long powdery white sand beach, flanked by coconut palm trees and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Your accommodation is in bright, contemporary island style single-storey buildings many of which are only feet from the ocean with private plunge pools. There are several intriguing excursion options within an hour’s drive whilst within the grounds are cycle trails, tennis and yoga plus a modern fitness centre and relaxing spa. By the ocean are several complimentary water sports to try and within easy reach, at an extra cost are dolphin cruises, diving, snorkelling etc. Dining is a pure delight with several styles from which to choose; sample fresh locally sourced ingredients and enjoy the stunning ocean views!
In Our Opinion‘A superbly stylish property oozing the charm associated with the Residence group of properties; romantics will love the gentle ambience whilst families are also made welcome with a children’s club’
Rooms and villas
Set directly on the ocean’s edge, these wonderful one-bedroom villas offer breathtaking views of the ocean from every room. The living room and bedroom both have French doors leading to the deck and pool area, but perhaps some of the best views are appreciated from the freestanding bath.
Set in the lush gardens surrounded by tall coconut palms, these beautifully appointed villas feature a large living room leading onto a private deck with table and chairs, one day-bed, a couple of sun loungers with parasol and a private pool.
These villas are situated directly adjacent to the beach with the Indian Ocean beyond; they are beautifully appointed and feature a large living room leading onto a private deck with table and chairs, one day-bed, a couple of sun loungers with parasol and a private pool.
An ideal retreat for families or groups of friends, these villas consist of a master suite with canopied king size bed and a junior suite with twin beds, both of which feature an en-suite bathroom as well as French doors leading out to the private pool. A spacious living room also opens outside to lush gardens and a deck furnished with table and chairs, sun loungers and a daybed.
Lined along the shore, these villas reveal spectacular ocean views and offer direct beach access. Accommodation consists of a master suite with canopied king size bed and a junior suite with twin beds, both of which feature an en-suite bathroom as well as French doors leading out to the private pool and deck furnished with table and chairs, sun loungers and a daybed; also accessible from the living room.
For the ultimate villa experience, the two bedroom Presidential Villa offers magnificent accommodation, overlooking the beach and ocean, while enjoying wonderful views of the magical Zanzibari sunset. The oversized living space features a spacious dining room in addition to the lounge area, and leads onto a vast deck and large swimming pool.
The Residence Zanzibar takes great care in ensuring all their guests and the children are well looked after, giving parents peace of mind and the confidence to relax and enjoy their holiday.
Multi-lingual, professionally trained staff provide endless entertainment and adventure with a myriad of activities in a spacious, air-conditioned club house.
• 3 to 12 years
• Daily 08.00 to 20.00
• Learn Swahili
• Bicycles rides
• Volley ball tournaments
• Hide and seek
• Available at an extra charge