We Love —
- This beautiful property is set among 32 hectares of tropical gardens along a pristine, mile-long beach, and offers stunning design and 5* luxury.
- Each of the 66 villas has a private pool, optional butler service and complimentary bicycles for you to explore the area.
- Our members can enjoy an upgraded Beach Villa with Pool, including Half Board dining.
Customer reviews —
Here to Help —
Booking 60 days in advance and spending over £500 per person? No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply)
For any additional information on this offer or assistance in making your reservation please call one of our dedicated team on 0844 826209 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Opening hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 20:00 and Saturdays & Sundays from 09:00 to 17:30.
Your Destination —
Explore the resort's sprawling gardens on foot or by bicycle, and discover the delightful petting zoo and bird sanctuary nestled within. Beyond the resort, you can go on safari, explore nearby islands, follow the Zanzibar spice trail or get up close to giant tortoises and the indigenous Red Colobus Monkey – just a few of the endless things to see and do.
• Stone Town is home to bustling markets, winding alleyways and ornately carved and studded doors. It is the vibrant cultural heart of Zanzibar and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
• The Jozani Natural Forest Reserve is home to the rare Red Colobus Monkey, unique to Zanzibar.
• Spice plantations where visitors can discover the history of Zanzibar based on the trade of cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, pepper and many other spices.
• Prison Island, which is fringed with a beautiful coral reef ideal for those who like snorkelling. It is home to giant tortoises.
• Ruins of Persian baths and Omani palaces
Your Hotel —
Set within 32 hectares of tropical gardens, The Residence Zanzibar is a stunning tribute to both contemporary style, as well as the island’s African, Omani and European heritage.
The resort's 66 luxuriously appointed villas offer the perfect combination of spaciousness and privacy. Relax on your private lounge deck, attended to by The Residence butler, if you wish. Or, if you feel like exploring the beautiful gardens and local surroundings, hop on one the bicycles that are provided with each of the luxury villas.
The spectacular spa, complimentary watersports and wide range of excursions will meet every guest's needs, whether its relaxation, adventure or indulgence you are seeking.
- 66 villas
- 2 Restaurants
- Main Swimming pool
- Water sports
- Tennis court
- In-villa private dining
- Butler service
Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.
Your Room —
Just for you: An upgrade to a Beach Villa with Pool.
The bedroom has a central, canopied king-size bed, and French doors leading onto the deck and pool framed by panoramic ocean views. The spacious bathroom features double basins, a freestanding bathtub and separate shower, and leads onto a private garden with an outdoor shower.
Size: 155 sqm including deck and pool
Your Board Basis —
This offer is based on a Half Board stay (Breakfast and dinner at The Dining Room, excludes drinks.)
The Dining Room offers international dishes with a hint of Zanzibar spice, and is set in the heart of the hotel with spectacular views over the beach and ocean.
The Pavilion Restaurant, situated in the lush grounds a short stroll away from the main hotel, showcases the best of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. Shisha pipes and traditional music fit comfortably alongside the contemporary decor of this restaurant.
In-villa dining is also available for those who want complete seclusion. Romantic torch lit dinners can be arranged on the terrace with the backdrop of the Zanzibari sunset – a truly unforgettable experience.
The Dining Room Bar is a peaceful unhurried location adjacent to the beautiful swimming pool, offering the perfect place to enjoy the cooling breeze and wonderful views of the beach and the Zanzibar sunset.
Your Time —
The hotel’s spa is the star attraction of The Residence, featuring 6 pavilions and a rest area with a whirlpool nestled amongst 5 acres of surrounding tropical gardens. The Spa blends seamlessly into the natural landscape providing the perfect escape for rejuvenating the mind, body and soul.
The hotel features a stunning glass-walled infinity pool overlooking the ocean, an air-conditioned fitness centre and flood-lit tennis court.
Dependent upon the tides, complimentary non-motorised watersports are available from the Boat House, which draws its inspiration from a traditional dhow, or directly from The Jetty.
• Pedal boat
• Hobie cat
• Kite surfing
• Deep-sea fishing
• Dolphin safari
• Dhow cruise
• Scuba diving - there are 5 dive sites between 30 mins and 1 hour away
• Cultural and nature excursions
Your Journey —
Flights: Included with Oman Air, via Muscat (30kg luggage per person)
Depart London Heathrow: 2050
Arrive Muscant 0720 (the following morning)
Depart Muscat 0840
Arrive Zanzibar 1300
Depart London Heathrow: 0825
Arrive Muscant 1850
Depart Muscat 0840 (the following morning)
Arrive Zanzibar 1300
Depart Zanzibar 1430
Arrive Muscat 2315
Depart Muscat 0125 (the following morning)
Arrive London Heathrow 0630
All flight times are local
Transfers: Private transfers are included (Zanzibar airport to hotel = 36.6 miles - 1 hour 10 minutes)
Please note: flight details are given as a guide only and may change. We will however notify you in advance if flights are more than 2 hours outside the time range given. Specific flights cannot be selected and confirmed timings will be shown on your official documentation from the tour operator. Flights are non-changeable and non-refundable at time of booking.