The Residence Zanzibar – South West Coast, Zanzibar

7 Nights Half-Board from R40,475   PER PERSON SHARING
availability: 01 Sep - 18 Sep '24
5-stars
Zanzibar ex Johannesburg

About The Residence Zanzibar – South West Coast, Zanzibar

The Residence Zanzibar weaves together the rich tapestry of the island’s history to create a truly unique and romantic ambience, where honeymooners are enveloped in an exquisite and sophisticated, yet relaxed atmosphere. With a blend of Swahili, Omani, English, and Indian influences, this enchanting haven promises an unforgettable journey filled with unparalleled service, gastronomy, and overall well-being. Nestled amidst 32 hectares of lush tropical gardens, bordered by a pristine mile-long beach, The Residence Zanzibar offers an immersive experience in the splendour of a secluded paradise. As you revel in the natural beauty, embark on a discovery of the rare Red Colobus Monkey, a native of Zanzibar, or let your senses delight in a visit to a spice plantation to uncover the secrets of Zanzibar’s exotic spices. In this luxurious villa-only resort, situated on Zanzibar Island just off the coast of Tanzania, retreat to a world of divine relaxation, bespoke hospitality, and captivating elegance, all inspired by the island’s African, Omani, and European heritage. It’s the perfect setting for a honeymoon filled with romance and lasting memories.

Extras

  • Wi-Fi – complimentary throughout the resort
  • Early Bird Discounts applied over selected seasons – please enquire about the “book before” date

Package Details

The above price includes

  • Return flights to Zanzibar on the direct services of Fly Safair
  • Alternative options can be offered on Kenya Airways via Nairobi
    • Approximate airport taxes
  • Return seat in coach airport/hotel transfers – enquire for rates for private transfers
  • 7 nights’ accommodation at the 5* The Residence on the South West Coast of Zanzibar
    • In a Luxury Garden Pool Villa
    • Breakfast and dinner only
    • Entertainment, land and water sports as featured by the resort

Bonus Offer

  • Complimentary bicycle for each guest
  • Complimentary use of kayaks, catamarans, paddle boats, reef shoes and snorkelling gear
  • Complimentary beachside service of ice cream and fruit skewers

Prices correct as of 23 May 2024

Room Facilities

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Butler Service

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Laundry service (extra charge)

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Television with satelite channels

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Room Service

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Hairdryer

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Air-conditioning

Accommodation

The resort’s 66 luxuriously appointed villas fuse contemporary style with the elegance of the island’s African, Omani and European heritage. Set within 32 hectares of tropical gardens, the villas offer the perfect combination of spaciousness and privacy. Relaxing comes easy on the lounge deck outside, furnished with wicker chairs and daybeds, overlooking a 1.2-metre-deep private swimming pool and soothing garden, beach or ocean views. If you feel like exploring the beautiful gardens and local surroundings, stroll at your leisure or hop on the bicycles that are provided with each of our Zanzibar luxury villas.

ROOM FACILITIES

  • Air conditioning and ceiling fan
  • 40 inch LCD satellite TV
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities (Nespresso machine available on request)
  • Electronic safe
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hairdryer
  • Mosquito nets
  • Daily housekeeping and turndown service
  • Bicycles

Room Features

34 Luxury Garden Pool Villas – One bedroom (Size: 99m²)
Set in the lush gardens surrounded by tall coconut palms, these beautifully appointed villas feature a large living room leading onto a private deck with table and chairs, one daybed, a couple of sun loungers with parasol and a private pool.
They can accommodate up to 3 adults and a child, or 2 adults and 2 children.

13 Luxury Ocean Front Pool Villas – One bedroom (Size: 99m²)
These villas have the same layout as the Luxury Garden Pool villas and lead directly onto the beach.
They can accommodate up to 3 adults and a child, or 2 adults and 2 children.

11 Prestige Ocean Front Pool Villas – One bedroom (Size: 97m²)
Set directly on the ocean’s edge, these villas offer breathtaking views of the ocean from every room including from the freestanding bathtub. There is also a private outdoor shower garden.
They can accommodate up to 3 adults and a child, or 2 adults and 2 children.

5 Frangipani Garden Pool Villas – Two bedrooms (Size: 153m²)

Set in the gardens, these two-bedroom villas offer space for a family or two couples travelling together. The central living area and master suite are per the Luxury Pool Villa.
The additional bedroom features either twin or king-size beds overlooking the gardens.
There are 2 bathrooms and they can accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 children.

2 Frangipani Ocean Front Pool Villas – Two bedrooms (Size: 153m²)
As with the Frangipani Garden Pool Villas, these two very special villas offer two- bedrooms and two bathrooms, with the additional benefit of proximity to the beach and ocean.
They can accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 children.

1 Presidential Pool Villa – Two bedrooms (Size: 284m²)
For the ultimate villa experience, the Presidential Villa offers magnificent accommodation, overlooking the beach and ocean, while enjoying wonderful views of the magical Zanzibari sunset. The oversized living space features a spacious dining room in addition to the lounge area and leads onto a vast deck with a 35m2swimming pool.
Both the large master suite and smaller junior suite feature en-suite bathrooms plus outdoor showers.
The villa can accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 children.

Honeymoon gift offers!

Honeymoon inclusions vary from season to season. Please enquire to see what stunning benefits you will receive for your travel dates 💕

  • A romantic turndown
  • Gifts
  • A romantic beach dinner with a bottle of sparkling wine
  • A 45 minute couples massage

Upgrade to All Inclusive from R14,800 per person and enjoy the following

  • Tea/Coffee in the villa
  • Bottled water (4 bottles per villa) in the villa replenished every day
  • Buffet breakfast, a la carte lunch served at Dining Restaurant  and themed buffet, set menu and a la carte dinners served at a dedicated restaurant, on the beach or on the pool deck
  • The Pavilion restaurant is open for dinner –  a reservation is required
  • Mini Bar is included and replenished on a daily basis (selected beverages as per Standard All Inclusive inclusions)
  • Sunset cocktails at the jetty bar, drinks at the Beach bar, and the main pool area include a selection of local beers, selected wines/house wines & spirits, cocktails & mocktails, soft drinks, mineral water tea/coffee, and bottled  still water.
  • Premium spirits, premium beverages and dishes not included incur a supplementary charge
  • All-Inclusive drinks are available between 11h00 and 23h00. Alcoholic beverages consumed outside these hours are chargeable.  Drinks are served in food and beverage outlets during their operational hours.
  • In-villa dining service is not included and will incur additional charges.

Dining & Bars

The Dining Room
Begin the day in the most leisurely way with breakfast in The Dining Room, set at the heart of the hotel with spectacular views over the beach and ocean. Linger over lunch that offers a menu of tempting, light options. As night falls, savour a menu of tantalising cuisine that reflects the spice and culture which Zanzibar is so famous for, combining fresh foods and meats with Omani and African flavours.
Open for Breakfast (07h30 – 10h30), Lunch (12h45 – 15h00) and Dinner (19h30 – 22h30).

The Pavilion Restaurant
Indulge in a mouth-watering culinary journey at The Pavilion that takes you from the Mediterranean to the Middle East, embracing the flavours of all the countries in between.
Situated within lush grounds a short stroll from the main hotel, The Pavilion merges elegant, contemporary décor with touches of Middle Eastern culture and traditional music, offering a unique dining experience that delights all the senses.
Open for Dinner (19h30 – 22h30).

Beach & Poolside
Relax undisturbed on your sun lounger as lunch is delivered to your side in a rattan basket.
The menu includes a selection of salads, fresh seafood, fritters and pasta.
Open for Drinks and Snacks (12h00 – 16h00).

Private dining
Celebrating a special occasion or in the mood for an intimate dinner for two? From a romantic meal of your favourite flavours served in the privacy of your villa amid the soft glow of tiki torches on the terrace, to a private barbecue on the jetty as the sun sets over the ocean, allow us to create for you a truly unforgettable dining experience.
Available on request.

Sundown Special
Cocktails and canapés are served around the pool or on the Pontoon.
Open for Drinks and Snacks (18h00 – 19h30).

The Library Bar
Guests will step back into colonial splendour and follow Dr. Livingstone’s journey.
Leaf through books whilst indulging in an old malt whisky or a more traditional aperitif.

The Dining Room Bar
Located alongside the beautiful swimming pool, The Dining Room Bar is the perfect place to chill out in the cool breeze, sipping drinks and watching the world go by, gazing across the panoramic seascape and the Zanzibar sunset.
Open for Drinks (11h00 – 23h00).

Meal Plans

Standard All Inclusive includes:

  • Tea/Coffee in the villa
  • Bottled water (4 bottles per villa) in the villa replenished every day
  • Buffet breakfast, a la carte lunch served at Dining Restaurant  and themed buffet, set menu and a la carte dinners served at a dedicated restaurant, on the beach or on the pool deck
  • The Pavilion restaurant is open for dinner –  a reservation is required
  • Mini Bar is included and replenished on a daily basis (selected beverages as per Standard All Inclusive inclusions)
  • Sunset cocktails at the jetty bar, drinks at the Beach bar, and the main pool area include a selection of local beers, selected wines/house wines & spirits, cocktails & mocktails, soft drinks, mineral water tea/coffee, and bottled  still water.
  • Premium spirits, premium beverages and dishes not included incur a supplementary charge
  • All-Inclusive drinks are available between 11h00 and 23h00. Alcoholic beverages consumed outside these hours are chargeable.  Drinks are served in food and beverage outlets during their operational hours.
  • In-villa dining service is not included and will incur additional charges.

 

Premium All Inclusive includes:

  • Tea/Coffee in the villa
  • Bottled water (4 bottles per villa) in the villa replenished every day
  • Buffet breakfast, a la carte lunch served at Dining Restaurant  and themed buffet, set menu and a la carte dinners served at a dedicated restaurant, on the beach or on the pool deck
  • The Pavilion restaurant is open for dinner – a reservation is required
  • Mini Bar is included and replenished on a daily basis (selected beverages as per Standard All Inclusive inclusions)
  • Sunset cocktails at the jetty bar, drinks at the Beach bar, and the main pool area include a selection of local beers, selected wines/house wines & spirits, cocktails & mocktails, soft drinks, mineral water tea/coffee, and bottled still and sparkling water.
  • A selection of premium spirits, wines, whiskeys, etc. are included as well as a selection of premium dishes. Ultra-premium spirits, wines and champagnes as well as dishes not included incur a supplementary charge with a 25% discount
  • All-Inclusive drinks are available between 11h00 and 23h00. Alcoholic beverages consumed outside these hours are chargeable.  Drinks are served in food and beverage outlets during their operational hours.
  • In-villa dining service is not included and will incur additional charges
  • 25% discount on Spa treatments and water sports

Resort Amenities

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Boutiques

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Wi-Fi access

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Business Centre

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Fitness Facilities

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Swimming Pool

Activities (Complimentary)

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Guided Excursions including Snorkelling

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Pool Tables

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Boutique

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Tennis Court

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Swimming pool

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Book and DVD library

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Bicycles

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Table tennis

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Fitness centre

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Canoes

Activities (Chargeable)

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Spa *

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Catamaran cruises *

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Scuba diving *

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Dhow cruise *

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Fishing

Activities

The Residence Zanzibar – South West Coast, Zanzibar has a host of activities to enjoy and experience in Zanzibar.  Perfect for the honeymoon of your and your partners dreams.

Entertainment & Sports

The Residence Zanzibar – South West Coast, Zanzibar has a host of entertainment and sporting options to enjoy and experience in Zanzibar.

WATERSPORTS & ACTIVITIES (* some at a supplement)

  • Complimentary cold towels and welcome drink on arrival
  • Complimentary ice cream and fruit skewers offered on the beach and around the pool
  • Infinity glass walled Swimming pool (41m x 14m)
  • Complimentary non-motorised water sports – kayaks, catamarans, paddle boats and surfboards
  • Complimentary reef shoes and snorkelling gear at the boat house
  • Complimentary sunrise or sunset yoga class (scheduled group sessions)
  • A selection of indoor games – billiards, darts and table tennis – plus tennis, beach soccer, bocce ball
  • Village walk
  • Motorised water sports*
  • Sports and recreation centre including a fully equipped gym
  • Boutique*
  • Library – books and board games
  • Bicycles for each guest
  • Golf buggy transportation
  • In house laundry and dry cleaning*
  • 24 Hour in villa dining*
  • Tour and excursion service*

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