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A true little hideaway in Nungwi Beach, Hotel RIU Palace Zanzibar is characterised by jaw-dropping sugary white beaches, crystal clear waters, breathtaking sunsets and spectacular snorkelling.
Only 55 minutes from Zanzibar airport in Stone Town, this elegant resort is nestled on a beautiful stretch of virgin land, surrounded by gorgeous tropical gardens.
Previously operating under Hideaway of Nungwi, Hotel RIU Palace Zanzibar has a unique design of contemporary furnishings mixed with African-Arabic colonial style.
As the only Zanzibar hotel featured in Leading Hotels of the World, this hotel promises incredible luxury in every room.
Enjoy the stunning beach view from your spacious suite or secluded villa, and simply follow the wooden steps to stumble across the pristine beach or lush gardens.
Hotel RIU Palace Zanzibar's restaurants offer superb culinary experiences, ranging from an Italian pasta and pizza grill, to the charming Aqua Restaurant overlooking the resplendent Indian Ocean. Take your palate on a journey at The Carnivorous, where you can experience exotic meats rarely found elsewhere. There are also plenty of charming tearooms to enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea.
Soak in the beautiful infinity pool, or get out on the water with windsurfing, sailing, snorkelling and scuba diving adventures.
The nights are lively with events and parties ranging from tropical chic to traditional local shows, and there's a fantastic beach nightlife in Kendwa.
If you prefer to unwind in a tranquil atmosphere, be sure to visit to the spa for a soothing massage or hydrotherapy session.
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