The Residence, Zanzibar

The Residence, Zanzibar



The Residence Zanzibar incorporates various influences of the island’s history to create a unique ambiance where guests are indulged in an elegant and sophisticated, yet casual beach resort atmosphere of international standard.

Every one of the 66 stand-alone villas has its very own private swimming pool in which to bask in the sun and hide from the other guests. A real luxury for those seeking serenity and seclusion.

Price: Per double per night

Meal Plan: Half Board

Category: Offer ID: 3160


The Residence Zanzibar is set in isolated splendour on the South West coast of the island, on 32 hectares of pristine land. Located just 55 minutes from the airport and the capital Stone Town, The Residence Zanzibar lies on a mile-long powdery white sand beach, flanked by coconut palms and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. The village of Kizimkazi, famous for its dolphin safaris, is close by (20 minutes by car).


The villas are divided into 6 categories:


  • 34 Luxury Garden Pool Villas – 155 m2
  • 13 Luxury Ocean Front Pool Villas – 155 m2
  • 11 Prestige Ocean Front Pool Villas – 194 m2
  • 5 Frangipani Garden Pool Villas – 234 m2
  • 2 Frangipani Ocean Front Pool Villas – 234 m2
  • 1 Presidential Ocean Front Villa – 468 m2


Every villa offers the following amenities:

  • satellite TV
  • CD/DVD player
  • direct dial telephone
  • hairdryer, bath robes, mosquito nets, personal safe
  • tea and coffee making facilities
  • broadband internet access
  • air-conditioning and overhead fans
  • private swimming pool (30 – 35 m2 and 1.2 m deep)
  • wicker chairs and day bed on the pool deck



The Residence Zanzibar offers the following services:

  • Butler service
  • In-villa complimentary amenities will include bottled water, coffee and a choice of herbal teas
  • Complimentary sorbets, iced water and fruit skewers offered on the beach
  • 24-hour in-villa dining (surcharge applies)
  • Bicycles for each villa
  • A huge swimming pool (41 m x 14 m)
  • Boutique
  • DVD Library
  • Golf buggy transportation
  • In-house laundry and dry cleaning
  • Broadband Internet access in villas
  • Tour and excursion service



The Dining Room (For breakfast, lunch and dinner)
This central restaurant offers international dishes with a hint of Zanzibar “spice”.

The Pavilion Restaurant (Dinner 7.00pm – 10.30pm)
Dinner is filled with the warmth and colours of Zanzibar and brings to life the very best of Middle-Eastern, Greek, Turkish and Mediterranean food.

Beach & Poolside (Lunch 12 noon – 4.00pm)
The lunch menu includes a selection of salads, fresh seafood, fritters and pasta.

In-villa private dining (available for breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Guests can enjoy the elegant and refined experience of dining on their private deck (extra cost for the delivery).



Sundown Special (6.00pm – 7.30pm)
Cocktails and canapés are served around the pool or on the Pontoon.

The Library Bar
Guests will step back into colonial splendour and follow Dr Livingstone’s journey. They can leaf through books whilst indulging in an old malt whisky or a more traditional aperitif.

The Dining Room Bar
The Dining Room Bar gives a taste of old Persia with local wood and a hammered copper bar.



The following complimentary watersports, landsports and activities are available at The Residence Zanzibar:

  • Tennis Court
  • Bicycles
  • Fitness Centre
  • Kayaks, Pedal boats and HobieCats
  • Snorkelling

The following activities can be arranged at an additional charge:

  • Kite surfing
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Dolphin safari
  • Dhow cruise
  • Scuba diving


Validity: 31st May 2021

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