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Set on the tranquil southwest coast of Zanzibar, The Residence Zanzibar sits within 32 hectares of pristine land and is a place for a bespoke luxury stay.
With sixty-six spacious colonial-style villas, guests here will not only be surrounded by the natural scenic beauty but also served with great hospitality. Only an hour away from the airport and Stone Town, The Residence Zanzibar has a secluded and intimate atmosphere for guests to enjoy their time after their safari adventures to unwind and relax.
Each villa is carefully situated to provide sweeping panoramic views of the coast and a private pool to enjoy it from. Watch the monkeys at play around the tropical gardens while enjoying your bountiful breakfast spread at The Dining Room.
Better yet, indulge in some sweet treats while tanning on the beach as staff serves you complimentary sorbets, ice water and fresh fruit skewers. There is also a sundown special where cocktails and canapés are served around the main infinity pool.
For that extra touch of lavish relaxation, be sure to book a signature spa treatment at one of the six treatment pavilions. Should things get a little too quiet for you, hop on one of the complimentary bicycles and explore the ruins of Persian baths and Omani palaces in the area.
If you are looking for something with more adrenaline, just 20 minutes away from the village of Kizimkazi, the go-to spot for dolphin safaris.
The Residence Zanzibar also offers deep-sea fishing excursions, scuba diving; sunset dhow cruises and kite surfing. Evenings at this hotel are also exhilarating with live traditional music over dinner, which can be either Omani inspired or Middle Eastern inspired.
Explore our Zanzibar holidays that feature The Residence Zanzibar
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This honeymoon combines an incredible Masai Mara safari with luxurious relaxation on Zanzibar's magnificent beaches.
Trek to see the mountain gorillas, enjoy a luxurious Masai Mara safari and relax on Zanzibar's resplendent beaches.
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