The archipelago of Zanzibar is located in the Indian Ocean, about 25 miles from the Tanzanian coast. This small paradise island is 60 miles long and 20 miles wide, occupying a total area of approximately 650 square miles. Come to explore its beautiful sandy beaches with fringing coral reefs, and the magic of the historical Stone Town - said to be the only functioning ancient town in East Africa.
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Lost in the small archipelago of Zanzibar, The Residence offers a unique experience of luxury and relaxation in the vast Indian Ocean
Zanzibar's brilliant white beaches lapped by the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean provide the perfect place to relax, soak up the sun and take a break from some busy sightseeing. The hotel's spa is its self proclaimed 'star attraction', made up of six pavilions nestled in 5 acres of tropical gardens. You can't help but feel completely at ease in this breathtaking setting as you settle down for a massage or a facial. The Residence's own 150m jetty is the perfect place to head out and see what you can see in the crystal clear waters by day, or take a romantic moonlit walk in the evening. Once a week the the jetty is transformed into the perfect sunset lounge bar, where ice-cold cocktails and delicious canapes are served. And if you're after a little more action there are plenty of excursions on offer, like a trip to the ancient Stone Town, which is the vibrant cultural heart of Zanzibar and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover also the Jozani Natural Forest Reserve or Prison Island, ideal for snorkeling and a chance to swim alongside giant tortoises.
White Beaches, Zanzibar
The Dining Room
Once they discover it, the kids won't want to leave Zanzibar. With the Kids Club from 3 to 12 years, parents can be sure that The Residence Zanzibar takes great care of their children. Professionally trained staff provide endless entertainment and adventure with a myriad of activities. Children will enjoy learning Swahili, taking bicycles around the property, competing in volleyball tournaments and much more. The whole family can also enjoy complimentry non-motorised watersports from The Residence's very own boat house.
Let us take care of all the little details that contribute to a successful summer holiday. We apply our knowledge, experience and dedicated service so you can rest assured that your precious down-time is in safe hands.
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Visit the Indian Ocean in Zanzibar between November - 22nd December 2015 or 7th January - 21st August 2016 and receive an exclusive rate of 40% off the room rate if you book before December 21st 2015. Our concierge team will be able to help you with any pre-travel queries or bookings you may have in order to make it a holiday to remember.