The Residence Zanzibar


The Residence Zanzibar gives you an unmatched sea viewing residence experience due to its unique location on the coast of the amazing Spice Island.

Perfect for romantic honeymooners, the residence offers its customers with pampering hospitality and a wide range of facilities to avail during your stay. Surrounded by lush green gardens, the private villas are amazingly decorated and furnished for a perfect vacation.

The luxurious residence gives you options to spend days alongside the private plunge pool or socialize in the large communal pool.

Get the opportunity to entertain yourself with various activities like snorkeling, beach walks, paddle boating, kayaking, deep sea fishing and surfing in the Indian Ocean to make the expedition more thrilling.


  • Tranquil, seaside setting in Zanzibar
  • Extensive tropical grounds & mile-long beach
  • Individual villas with private decks & plunge pools
  • Snorkelling, diving & a range of watersports
  • Excellent food & rejuvenating spa treatments

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Tanzania, Zanzibar, South West Coast

Type of Accommodation


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The Residence Zanzibar offers a wide range of facilities to its customers that include individual villas with private decks and plunge pools, relaxing spa treatments, large tropical scenic grounds, and serene seaside arrangements in the Zanzibar and a variety of water sports to choose from.


General Facilities

  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar
  • Beauty or wellness therapist
  • Babysitting service available
  • Gym
  • Computer facilities
  • Children’s Club
  • Restaurant


The dining room of the hotel is perfectly positioned where you can have the mesmerizing views of beach and ocean during breakfasts, lunch, and dinner.

The menu features the best of Zanzibar cuisines, freshly prepared from the best ingredients to serve you with authentic African taste of the food.

A modern setting of shisha pipes within the gardens can make your evening better while you enjoy seafood snacks in the Pavilion.


The Residence has a total of 66 luxurious villas that are beautifully furnished and decorated with African and Omani antiques.

Each villa has its plunge pool and a separate lounge where you can just sit and amaze yourself with enthralling views of Tanzania’s best scenes.

The Luxury Pool Villas include large bedrooms with king sized bed, large bathroom with an extra outdoor showering option.

Rooms are equipped with Satellite Televisions along with DVD Players, minibars, Wi-Fi facility and ceiling fans. Every villa is given a bicycle that you can use to explore the vicinity.

The Prestige Ocean Front Pool Villas have almost the same range of facilities that other hotels offer, but their location on the ocean’s edge makes them a better option. However, the Presidential Pool Villa is ideal for accommodating more people as it lodges big families.

This villa includes a huge living area with separate dining rooms and lounge making it perfect for a big family vacation.

Room Amenities

Luxury Garden Villa AMENITIES

  • Outdoor area
  • Private pool
  • Tea & coffee-making facilities
  • Fan

Other Room Types

The Prestige Ocean Front Pool Villas feature all the amenities and luxuries of the Luxury Villas, but are situated directly on the ocean’s edge, offering truly breathtaking views of the ocean from every room.

The view from the bath is especially magnificent and the villa also boasts a private outdoor shower garden, deck, and pool.

The Presidential Pool Villa offers the ultimate in luxury holiday living, overlooking the beach and ocean. The oversized living space has a separate dining room and lounge area, and the expansive deck features day beds and comfortable couches.

Both the master bedroom and second junior suite feature spacious en suite bathrooms, both with additional outdoor shower in a quiet, garden area.


  • Day tours
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Dhow cruises
  • Tennis
  • Biking
  • Cultural tours
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Kite surfing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Historical tours
  • Local village visits

Tour Rates

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Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.