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The Residence Zanzibar in Zanzibar, Tanzania

As a cool breeze drifts across shimmering white sands, the Indian Ocean gently lapping against palm-lined shores, the sun dips down to touch the horizon as the true beauty of Zanzibar comes to life. As you gaze out over this breathtaking sight from the plush comforts of your private villa, The Residence Zanzibar settles you into life in the lap of luxury. On the island's southwest coast, just off the shores of Tanzania, this fabulous resort invites you to enjoy modern elegance and the serene beach atmosphere. Spacious villas are bright and inviting, with sliding glass doors creating a stylish and comfortable indoor-outdoor living space complete with plush sofas and enticing sunbeds. Elegant bathrooms offer breathtaking views through floor-to-ceiling windows as you soak in your stylish stand-alone tub, while personal butler service ensures your every desire. Soak in the sun on your gorgeous wood terrace, and cool off with a dip in your private pool; at The Residence Zanzibar life is truly this good.

With the sun warming the crystalline waters on your first morning, sit down to a delightful breakfast in The Dining Room and plan out the day's excitement. Pamper yourself with a trip to the spa and melt under the strong hands of a masseuse, or stroll down to the soft white sand beach and stretch out in the perfect spot. Venture out on the water for a scenic kayaking trip along the coast, or head out into the deep Indian Ocean for a day of sport fishing. Make time to explore the historic culture of Zanzibar with a visit to Stone Town, and discover amazing local markets and the fascinating world of the spice trade with a tour of the island's spice farms. In the afternoon, delight in a nature hike and tour through the lush Jozani Forest Reserve, or enjoy a relaxing cruise as you look for pods of dolphins playing along the coast. Later that night, sit down to a fabulous dinner of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean flavors at The Pavilion Restaurant and watch the stars shimmer over the ocean. As you breath in the crisp, salt-tinged air, relax to the sound of waves rolling ashore and enjoy an evening of beauty at The Residence Zanzibar.

Location of The Residence Zanzibar

The Residence Zanzibar
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Nearest Airport: ZNZ

Amenities for The Residence Zanzibar

  • Dining
  • Poolside Dining
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Dining
  • 2 Restaurants
  • 2 Bars
  • Room Service
  • Dining Room
  • Waterfront Dining
  • On-Site Amenities
  • Pool
  • Spa on Property
  • Library
  • Fitness Center
  • Sauna
  • Butler Service
  • Terrace
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Hamam
  • Tennis Courts
  • Gardens
  • Steam Room
  • Indoor Jacuzzi
  • In-Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • CD Players
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Direct Dial Telephones
  • DVD Players
  • Hair Dryers
  • In-Room Safes
  • Mini Bar
  • Satellite Television
  • Coffee & Tea Facilities
  • Private Pools
  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Activities
  • Bicycling
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Excursions
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Tennis
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Nature Walks
  • Yoga
  • Boat Excursions
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Cultural Tours
  • Volleyball
  • Boating
  • Kite Surfing
  • Paddleboating
  • Water Sports Programs
  • Business
  • Meeting Room
  • Family
  • Babysitting
  • Kids Club
  • Nearby
  • Historic Sites
  • Shopping
  • Museums
  • Beaches
  • Nature Reserve
  • Market
  • Interests
  • Beach

Reviews for The Residence Zanzibar

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 19 hours ago

Nice and amazing place with great hospitality. People are nice. It's a piece of heaven with a ocean blue view. It has an Infinity pool which has an amazing view. It offers a real taste of African cuisine. Best place to be with your partner.

RINKIE15 - Calcutta, West Bengal, India


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 day ago

It was just amazing..from the check in,we were received as celebrities with a fine glass of fresh drinks,the rooms were magnificent..how could I forget the breeze..the food and the service was just amazing..they did never give a chance to say anything..it was just perfect.!! Thank you for such a lovely memory. Cheers to the management!!! With love, Hishma Naresh šŸ˜Š

Hishma N - Zanzibar City, Tanzania


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 days ago

Me and my wife visted the residence for our 10 yr anniversary mid March. We stayed in villa 208. Had the most wonderful time ever. This has to be one the best hotels/resorts in the world. Everything was just perfect. Special thanks to GM Bruce and Rahul and all their staff. They really made as feel welcomed and special. We will be visiting regularly, keep up the awesome work. If you haven't been already, this is a must visit resort!!!

kazazy - London, United Kingdom


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 days ago

Extremely happy with the world class service and hospitality...excellent food superb ambience.. poised and well behaved staff..cordial GM.I would love to visit it again..Great work guys Keep it up.I would highly recommend this hotel for a blissful experience with family.Trips arranged by them was aslo very good.

Meenakshi C


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely Excellent Hotel & Staff!! Cannot compliment enough! Thank You. Stayed from 12th April 2018 till 14th April 2018 It was a pleasure to stay here. Excellent service from arrival to departure. The team is Efficient, effective and professional. All the staff were friendly, helpful and efficient, the food was amazing and everything went without a hitch, and that was down to the all staff at the place from the reception, to the bar and waiting staff. Finally i must compliment the housekeeping staff, indeed good people with honesty and integrity. Thank you so much. I would definitely recommend this hotel for a wedding, conference or leisure break. 10 stars in my opinion! Deepak Teja, a great experienced person in the leisure world. His inputs and insights on all properties and on holidays in Tanzania is very informative and helpful. Finally, Rahul Dutta, is an asset to your organization. The way he handles all issues with a smiling face is worth mentioning. He is the corner stone of customers being happy and I will return again for sure in October 2018 with my family only because of him.

mukherjee2018 - Mwanza, Tanzania


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