This is a beautiful 120 room resort located on the West Coast of the exotic Island of Zanzibar, conveniently located 20 minutes from the historical town of Stone Town. The 4 km road through a coconut plantation that leads to the hotel is a reminder of the Zanzibar of old.
As you enter the courtyard filled with tropical flowers and palms the view of the ocean stands before you. With traditional makuti roofs and Arabic towers lite by brass lights you know this is not a typical hotel. Its a hotel built with our location in mind, its a unique combination of modern facilities mixed with the original exotic architecture of historical Zanzibar.
The decorative natural colour scheme of creams and golds are complimented by all the antique furniture that has been specially sourced to show the culture, the history and the influences that make Zanzibar so unique. 96 of the rooms offer panoramic ocean views from the bedrooms and private balconies, so you can sit and watch the dhows sail past and watch the sunset from the comfort of your room.
The hotel is situated on a cliff overlooking the Indian ocean and offers panoramic views from the lounge, restaurant, bar and even the recreation area. You can enjoy breakfast overlooking the ocean or have dinner under the stars, or a sundowner on the jetty the choice is yours.
From walking on the beach to windsurfing, the resort offers something for everyone. With close location to stone town the resort is the ideal base from which to explore this incredible world heritage site. There are also numerous other excursions to enjoy during your time in Zanzibar from dolphin trips to Jozanzi forest and city tours etc there is so much to see.
The hotel offers a number of activities for the more energetic guests, including a fully equipped gym, a water sports centre and 2 tennis courts as well as a squash court and bicycles. The Shwari spa offers a range of treatments including facials, manicures, pedicures, body scrubs as well as massages.