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Welcome to Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, nestling on the Northern-West coast of Zanzibar.

The makuti roofs and glowing Arabic towers of the luxurious Sea Cliff Resort and Spa, on a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean, forms an exotic backdrop for travelers looking forward to escaping to the tropical beauty of East Africa. Nestling on the Northern-West coast of Zanzibar, just twenty-five minutes from the historical magic of Stone Town, visitors to the Sea Cliff are known to start relaxing as soon as they land in this lap of luxury. The natural color scheme of cream and gold is complimented by antique furniture that reflects the ancient history of the island.

Sea Cliff Resort and Spa offers tranquility, peace and beauty, with accommodation lush tropical scented gardens, sparkling infinity pools, a variety of cuisine and attentive and helpful staff. The lounges, restaurant, bars and recreation area offers panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Think breakfast overlooking the ocean, dinner under the stars and sundowners on the jetty or on your own private balcony.

With a variety of activities and excursions your days are guaranteed to be filled with sun, sea and an appreciation for the rich history of Zanzibar.

Zanzibar is a unique destination, filled with history and character, beautiful beaches, exquisite views, colors, a variety of experiences and wonderful people. We look forward to welcoming you to this exotic island.

Resort Highlights

  • Seacliff has the only golf course on the island of Zanzibar.
  • A Professionally managed horse stable yard with a qualified teaching and riding instructor.


Offering a private balcony with a view. Each room at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa Zanzibar contains an en-suite bathroom fitted with a shower.


  • 120 guestrooms
  • Golf course
  • On the beach
  • 4 restaurants
  • Full-service spa
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Beach cabanas
  • Conference center
  • Airport shuttle
  • Childcare
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Kids Club
  • Stable

Dining and Drinks

Mangapwani Restaurant

Mangapwani Restaurant is situated next to the swimming pool and overlooks the Indian Ocean. It offers alfresco and undercover dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Expect cuisine with local and international themes and live entertainment.

Kobe Restaurant

Kobe Restaurant is situated at the Kobe swimming pool and offers casual light lunches such as wraps and pizzas. This menu is also available around both swimming pools, in the Zanzi-bar and lounges.


Zanzi-bar is open from 10h00 to 24h00 and is located between the main restaurant and the recreation area. It is filled with traditional Zanzibar chests and comfortable leather couches and offers perfect views of the setting sun.

Jetty Bar

Jetty Bar is open between 17h00 and 19h00 and is situated at the end of the jetty. It offers the ideal location to enjoy exotic cocktails while watching the spectacular sunset over the Indian Ocean.

Beach Ba

Beach Bar is open between 10h00 and 17h00 and offers a welcome retreat from the African sun on Sea Cliff’s private beach next to the water sports centre.


At Sea Cliff Resort and Spa we understand the demands of modern day life and therefore we believe a holiday should offer more than fun, but also finding peace and tranquility and restoring your energy. The Shwari Spa will definitely make you feel like a new person.

The Shwari Spa has five treatment rooms, including a couples massage room, sauna and steam room where visitors can find peace and tranquility and restore their energy. The spa works in partnership with Africology , a unique company that encourages using natural products, eco spa development and community development. The spa offers a range of treatments, including facials, manicures, pedicures, body scrubs as well as massages and a plunge pool.

All our treatments are provided by internationally trained therapists. Retail products are also available for sale.


Swimming Pools

There are 2 infinity swimming pools overlooking the ocean with the largest being 75 meters long. There is also a children's swimming pool as well as a plunge pool in the Shwari Spa.

Water Sports Centre

The hotel has a complete water sports centre offering a wide range of activities including:

  • Sailing
  • Wake Boarding
  • Windsurfing
  • Water Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Stand up Paddle Boarding (SUP)

All non-motorized water-sports are free of charge for Hotel Guests. If instruction is required, lessons can be arranged through the Sports & Recreation Centre and charged back to your room.

Sports & Recreation Centre

  • Darts
  • Table Tennis
  • Squash Court
  • Gym
  • Trampolines
  • Pool Tables
  • 2 floodlight Tennis Courts
  • Beach Volley Ball
  • Bicycles

All sports and recreation facilities and associated equipment areavailable complimentary to in-house guests.


Our professionally managed stables offer riders of all levels the opportunity to ride through breathtaking scenery, including riding along the beach at sunset. Prophet, our pony, is perfect for younger children and makes a wonderful photo opportunity.


The first and only course on the island of Zanzibar is situated on-site. This magnificent course, designed by Peter Matkovich, consists of an undercover driving range, practice greens, 9 holes, 18 tees, golf carts and clubs to hire. A qualified PGA Golf Instructor is also on hand for any tuition and tips. To book your tee-time, please go online to OR visit the Golf Information desk situated in the Karibu lounge or talk a stroll to the Club House. Your tee-off times can be booked on-line from anywhere in the world.


We have a fully equipped Kid's Club with an outdoor as well as an indoor creative entertainment area. Let us look after your kids while you participate in the vast selection of activities the resort offers.


Sea Cliff offers three fully equipped meeting rooms with seating for 10 to 120 delegates in a variety of seating configurations, ideal for conferences, board meetings and incentive groups.

The conference centre is fully equipped with data projectors, roaming and desktop microphones, built-in speakers, portable screens, whiteboards and PA systems, as well as a translation system. Free WIFI is available in all areas and an IT technician is on standby.

Our facilities include a private Boma overlooking the ocean for 200 guests, as well as breakaway rooms and dining options such as barbeques on the beach and private cocktail parties on the jetty.

Our international management team has extensive experience of hosting events and conferences and can arrange all logistics for conferences, including airport transfers, private dinners, team-building exercises and excursions.

The Sea Cliff Resort & Spa is proud to have successfully hosted international conferences for such prestigious groups as John Hopkins University, Vodacom, Visa International, Garmin, Bank of Tanzania and The World Economic Forum.


Early Bird Special:
Flights, Accommodation and Meals

R17,625 per person
Room: Garden Room
Valid between: 01-Sep-21 to: 21-Dec-21
Book before: 19-Nov-21

Garden Room

  • Return Flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar via Nairobi on Kenya Airways
  • Airport Taxes
  • Return airport and hotel transfers
  • 7 Nights accommodation at the 5* Sea Cliff Resort & Spa in a Garden View Room
  • Breakfast and dinner daily


  • Travel Insurance
  • USD 1 per person per day “INFRASTRUCTURE TAX” (payable directly at the hotel)
  • Visa costs where applicable (not required by SA passport holders)
  • Covid-19 Testing (approx 80 USD per person) & Covid-19 Related Fees
  • Covid-19 Testing Transfers (approx 180 USD return transfers)
  • Negative PCR test required no more than 72 hours before arrival
  • On arrival a compulsory Rapid Covid Test at USD25 per person - in cash payment

  • All prices are from a starting price per person sharing, subject to change, airfare increase, currency fluctuations and availability.
  • Taxes are estimated and based on the current exchange rate and are subject to change.
  • Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply.
  • Please note that airport taxes, fuel levies & surcharges are approximate and subject to change.
  • Exotic Vacations Standard Terms & Conditions apply.

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