• The Residence, Zanzibar

About The Residence, zanzibar

About The Residence, zanzibar

The Residence Zanzibar is part of a small group of resorts each set within extraordinary surroundings; the Zanzibar villa resort is set within acres of thriving palm tree forests. The intricate details which have been used to create this luxurious resort truly reflect the culture of this stunning country.

Lodge Details


A luxurious villa resort with a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.


Located on the South West coast of the island surrounded by 80 acres of palm tree forests.

Accommodation & Facilities

This stunning resort is comprised of 66 elegant villas which are all colonially furnished revealing its African backgrounds. There are five different types of villas ranging in size in order to cater for families, couples and small groups of travellers; each of the villas has its own private villa and deck which is the perfect place to relax after your day of exploring with a sundowner.

There is plenty to see and do at this resort for every member of the family, including the on-site spa. Situated in the centre of five acres of tropical gardens this is the most serene setting for you to unwind whilst taking full advantage of the treatments available and the whirlpool all carried out within six different pavilions.


When it comes to meal times you are thoroughly spoilt for choice in deciding both where you would like to dine as well as what type of menu you want to choose from. There are two on-site restaurants named The Dining Room which serves a range of international dishes with a Zanzibar twist; and The Pavilion Restaurant where the menu is comprised of Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean dishes. As well as these two restaurants you can also choose to dine in more of a private atmosphere in your own villa or even on the white sandy beach underneath the beautiful night sky.  


The Residence has a wide range of activities available including their own fitness centre, floodlit tennis court and bicycles which are perfect for you to explore the stunning grounds and the flora and fauna which reside within it. There is also a 150 metre jetty where you can enjoy breath-taking panoramas of the coast, also kayaking, pedal boating and snorkelling takes place from the jetty. 

Child Policy

Children are welcome at The Residence Zanzibar and they have a great kid’s programme as well as a babysitting service.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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