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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.
Explore our Zanzibar holidays that feature Hotel RIU Palace Zanzibar
This luxury Kenya & Zanzibar safari holiday includes big game wildlife, Stone Town's culture and history and Zanzibar tropical beaches.
This unforgettable honeymoon combines the adventure of an iconic Masai Mara safari with the tranquillity of Zanzibar's blissful beaches.
This itinerary elegantly combines an authentic Selous safari with consummate beach relaxation on the island of Zanzibar.
Find below a collection of our favourite accommodation options in Zanzibar
Set on the tranquil southwest coast of Zanzibar, The Residence Zanzibar sits within 32 hectares of pristine land and is the perfect place for a bespoke luxury stay.
Unguja Lodge is an exclusive beachfront lodge nestled on a tranquil stretch of beach in Zanzibar, featuring 10 private villas and two family houses.
Situated on a pristine beach in Stone Town's west coast, Zanzibar Serena Hotel is a luxurious oasis surrounded by rich history and incredible nature.
Zanzibar Palace is a boutique hotel in the heart of Stone Town, offering just 9 exclusive rooms and authentic Zanzibari hospitality.
Set in a stunning archipelago within the delta of the Rufiji River, Butiama Beach is an intimate, rustic beach lodge surrounded by unique marine life.
Located on laid-back Mafia Island, Pole Pole Lodge is welcoming, unpretentious, and one of the best eco-resorts in this exquisite marine park region.
Situated on remote Pemba Island and only accessible by boat, Fundu Lagoon is a private, beachfront boutique, offering the ultimate in barefoot luxury.