There is some places that makes you feel immediately at home.
Zanzi resort is one of them.
We booked one of the seven villas for 3 nights in july 2013 and cannot be more satisfied with our stay.
This resort, situated on the west coast of the island is nested in a large and gorgeous tropical garden (the gardeners have done a incredible work) that brings cool and shadow in the hotter hours of the day.
Hidden in this garden, the villa was superb.No trace of bad taste. Spacious, bright, furnished with local crafting and perfectly clean, with your own private pool that is facing the sea, it offers you the perfect privacy and all the comfort you need to take a quiet and delicious stay so as to chill out after a safari.
A few feet from your pool,the four-poster bed on which you can abandon yourself in reading or simply watching the sunset and, from here, the stairs leading to your private access to the beach come to perfect the picture of this amazing place.
Last but not least, the staff was amazing.Very careful and discrete, we found in them the best service that we experimented during our trip in Kenya and Tanzania.
We found Katherine, the general manager, extremely professionnal.
One advice: Feel free to ask one of the barmen to teach you "Bao" game (a more complex zanzibar cousin of Awale game) and may be , according to your progress, you will be able to measure yourself to some of the best player of the resort ;-)
In the middle of the garden, the restaurant, build according the local manner, is very well decorated.The dishes are good and you can have each of your meals at the restaurant or ask the staff to be served directly in your villa.
In brief, everything here is thought for your tranquility and your intimity so as you can benefit fully from this wonderfull place.
We can say for sure that it's a success.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Zanzi Resort is an elegant and charming private hotel situated on the shore of the Indian Ocean, 20 km from the historic town of Stone Town and 25 minutes from the international airport. Seven large and luxurious villas, offering an intimate environment, are perfectly equipped and finished with an artistic touch, as is the restaurant and SPA. The outside of each villa features a large private pool with a counter current/ hydrotherapy element, patio, shower, gazebo draped in a mosquito net, a lush tropical garden and private path leading to a secluded beach on the Ocean. ZanziResort's African Eco Villas are made of local materials like wood and clay. They are designed in african spirit with all luxury amenities. Villas have one big room and bathroom. Outside each villas has relax area. Close to those villas there is a big swimming pool. A personal butler takes care of our guests and fulfills their needs. The resort, spreading over six hectares of astonishing garden, along with its in-house restaurant and SPA, was designed in a romantic style, ensuring a sense of profound intimacy. Our refined and carefully chosen menu will satisfy the most demanding palates. Guests can have their breakfast, lunch or dinner either in the restaurant, in the privacy of their villas or on the beach. We offer international cuisine, fresh fish and seafood, all with organic vegetables and spices picked from our own Eco-plantation. A coral reef lies 80 metres from the shore. We offer an interesting package of sports activities and island excursions. ... more less
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