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Situated on a pristine white beach on the south-east coast of Zanzibar, The Palms Zanzibar is a beautifully appointed villa resort reflecting the warmth and character of the local architecture in an elegant yet relaxed setting.

Unwind on private day beds - covered by shady palm thatched 'bandas' - as you look out over the crystal clear Indian Ocean. Enjoy a relaxing massage at the Sanctuary Spa where you can choose from an extensive range of therapies and treatments. Alternatively, take to the water on a snorkelling trip or keep your feet dry and enjoy excursions to historic Stone Town, the tropical Jozani Forest or spice plantations.

Recent accolades & press

  •  World Travel Awards - Tanzania's Leading Resort 2014 + 2015

highlights

  • Voted one of the world's best beaches & most romantic all-inclusive resorts
  • Set in tropical gardens next to the beach
  • Private & intimate with only six villas
  • Local fusion menu using fresh produce & seafood 

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Facilities

Staying at The Palms entitles you to use the facilities at the neighbouring Breezes Beach Club so you can enjoy all the conveniences of a large holiday resort but can then return to the tranquillity of your exclusive private villa.

Diving enthusiasts can book an excursion with the Rising Sun Dive Centre - the only PADI 5-star Gold Palm dive centre in Zanzibar.

Located on the beachfront, the Sanctuary Spa offers a variety of first-class treatments to help you relax and rejuvenate your mind and body.

Try one of their specially designed packages - the Kili Foot Treatment and the Apres Safari Treatment. The Palms Zanzibar also organises several excursions for their guests to experience Zanzibar: sunset dhow trips, tours of historic Stone Town and Jozani Forest and visits to a turtle rescue programme are among those offered.

General Facilities

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    Spa
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    Swimming Pool
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    Bar
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    Computer facilities
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    Laundry service
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    Library

Dining

The colonnaded terrace of The Plantation House leads into the bar where you can enjoy a delicious cocktail at sunset before heading on to the elegant dining room for a sumptuous meal. The chefs at The Palms Zanzibar expertly blend spices, fruits and flavours to offer an exotic menu of Zanzibari cuisine.

Villa

Accommodation at The Palms Zanzibar consists of six spacious and private villas. The décor of each villa is a combination of colonial grandeur and traditional African design in a sophisticated coffee and cream colour scheme.

The Villas are all fully air-conditioned with two en suite bedrooms, living room with satellite TV and DVD player, plus a standard bar and walk-in changing room. At the front of each villa there is a large furnished terrace with a private plunge pool and an antique Zanzibar 4-poster bed for shade-covered relaxation during the day.

Villa AMENITIES

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    Air conditioning
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    En-suite bath and shower
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    Mini bar
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    Outdoor area
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    Private pool
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    Safe in room
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    Tea & coffee-making facilities
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    Telephone
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    Television

Activities

  • Beach activities
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Wind-surfing
  • Kayaking
  • Kite surfing
  • Biking
 
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 16 Mar 2016 - 15 Jun 2016 $370 Fully Inclusive
  • 16 Jun 2016 - 31 Oct 2016 $480 Fully Inclusive
  • 01 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016 $370 Fully Inclusive
  • 23 Dec 2016 - 06 Jan 2017 $575 Fully Inclusive

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.

Traveller Reviews

  • The Palms - This was a treat! It was so relaxing - in a world of its own. The food was truly amazing!

    Cindy Lee, September 2015
  • We visited Stone Town and Prison Island, saw the tortoises and did a little snorkelling. The Palms is amazing. Service and food was wonderful.

    Cindy Lee, September 2015

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Monique Roden

Monique Roden

Africa Safari Expert

"With just 6 luxury villas set in an intimate & personalized setting & with the property offering great sea views, guests can be assured that they will enjoy a romantic & memorable get-away in the most exclusive resort in Zanzibar."

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We visited Stone Town and Prison Island, saw the tortoises and did a little snorkelling. The Palms is amazing. Service and food was wonderful.

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