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Situated on the east coast of Zanzibar, Blue Bay Beach Resort is a spacious and luxurious retreat set in over 30 acres of tropical gardens and sparkling white sandy beaches. The resort has long reflected the historical charm and style of its famous island home with its eclectic African style and a rich Indian Ocean heritage that is obvious throughout the resort.

A range of activities are offered at Blue Bay Beach Resort - the most popular include snorkelling, deep-sea fishing and diving in the spectacular waters of the Indian Ocean. The resort also features a fitness centre, spa and tennis court. Those who would rather sip cocktails and catch the sun can do so by the pool or on the resort's beaches. Otherwise, set off and explore the tropical island of Zanzibar on a tour of a spice plantation or the intriguing capital, Stone Town.


  • Ideal for beach holidays & family getaways
  • Wide range of watersports & activities
  • Excellent dining & resort facilities
  • Kids Club to entertain the children


  • Beach activities
  • Biking
  • Boat excursions
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Tennis
  • Wind-surfing
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Kite surfing
Blue Bay's large grounds and safe swimming beach are excellent for families. An excellent value for money option for families or couples.
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Sultan Suite

Situated right on the sands of Kiwengwa beach are the Sultan Rooms which feature large and spacious living areas with all the creature comforts. Enjoy a good night's sleep on the eight-foot bed, relax on the Zanzibari-styled veranda, and allow your personal butler take care of your every needs.

Junior Suite

Set in a private area that is just a few strides from the beach are the exclusive Junior Suites. Each suite has a sea view and a large open lounge, an enclosed outdoor garden shower and an extended veranda.

Superior Room

Blue Bay Beach Resort offers six Garden Rooms, 72 Superior Rooms, 24 Club24 Rooms, eight Junior Suites, and two Sultan Suites, each consisting of a spacious en suite bedroom, dressing room and private veranda or balcony, and all decorated in an East African style.

All rooms are equipped with large four-poster beds with mosquito nets, air conditioning, satellite TVs and mini bars. Located in the magnificent, manicured gardens are the Garden Rooms. These spacious rooms are very comfortable and feature the luxury inclusions of the other rooms.


Located on a private 30-acre section of the resort are the Club24 Rooms, each with fabulous sea views, a free-flow pool and separate Jacuzzi.


Rejuvenate your mind and body with a treatment at the Oasis Spa - you'll enjoy stunning sea views while the professional staff take good care of you.

A wide variety of watersports and Indian Ocean activities can be organised for you by the staff at the Recreation and Watersports Centre. This professional establishment offers wind surfers, kayaks, pedal boats, beach volleyball and floodlit tennis courts to name a few of its amenities.

You can also enjoy some of the best diving in Zanzibar care of Bluebay Beach Resort's external dive company - One Ocean.

Families travelling with children wil be pleased to learn that Blue Bay Beach Resort has a Kids Club where professionally trained staff will take care of the young ones with a day full of fun and safe activities.


From light meals on the beach to more formal dishes in an elegant restaurant, Blue Bay Beach Resort has a variety of dining options for you to chose from. Enjoy magnificent views of the pool and the ocean beyond at Makuti Restaurant as you have a meal during the restaurant's set times. Breakfast is a delicious buffet, while dinners are themed on a rotating 10-day basis.

For a more relaxed atmosphere, head down to the beach to the Beach Bar and Restaurant and choose from a variety of light meals such as seafood, pizza and salads while digging your toes into the sand. Experience some of the best seafood and steak dishes at Bahari Grill: this specialist restaurant offers a spectacular, evening-dining affair.

General facilities

  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Gym
  • Babysitting service available
  • Children's Club
  • Tennis Court


  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Tea & coffee-making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Mini bar
  • Mosquito net
  • Safe in room
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Private balcony
  • Twin bed available
  • Wi-fi available in room


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Dates Board Price
2019-08-29 — 2019-12-21 Half Board (Dinner, Bed & Breakfast) $180

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

Suzanne Donnelly

We had lots of time to chill on the beach and return well rested and relaxed!! Recommend the deluxe rooms for other honeymooners going to the resort that wanted a bit of privacy and a special stay. Overall the service was excellent in BlueBay and th e food was great.
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