The Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

A resort Oasis on Nungwi Beach

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A resort Oasis on Nungwi Beach

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Welcome to Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, with its spectacular location on Zanzibar's north coast.

A RESORT OASIS ON NUNGWI BEACH

Embark on the vacation of a lifetime at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. Set on the gorgeous tropical island of Zanzibar in Nungwi, our resort is an ideal spot for a romantic getaway or vacation with family and friends.
Take a tour of Zanzibar and learn about its history and culture. Participate in a range of activities at the resort or spend your entire day in quiet relaxation on Nungwi Beach, the best beach in Zanzibar. Whatever you do at our luxury resort you're sure to go back home with a host of memories and the urge to come back.

Resort Highlights

  • Spectacular location on Zanzibar's north coast
  • Ideal venue for special functions and celebrations
  • A variety of indoor and outdoor activities
  • A year-round sunny and pleasant climate

LUXURIOUS ROOMS & SUITES

Relax in style when you stay at the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. Our rooms offer wonderful views of the property and the ocean. Enjoy stunning Zanzibar sunsets from the terrace overlooking the ocean or take in a slice of Swahili culture and heritage in our comfortable rooms.
Indulge in the relaxed, stylish surroundings of our rooms, each offering comfortable beds and large luxurious bathrooms. Our flatscreen TVs, tea and coffee service, mini-fridges and other amenities are sure to make your stay with us feel warm and welcoming.

SUPERIOR ROOMS

839 sq. ft. | 1 King or 2 Queen Size Beds
Experience Swahili heritage in our spacious and well-lit Superior Rooms. Located on the ground and first floor, these rooms are about 78 square meters. Renovated in 2020, they come with a terrace with an expansive view of the property.

SUPERIOR DELUXE ROOMS

839 sq. ft. | 1 King or 2 Queen Size Beds
Enjoy exceptional views of the gardens, pools, and the ocean beyond when you stay in our Superior Deluxe Rooms. Located on the second and third floors, these rooms have wall-to-wall sliding glass doors that provide plenty of natural light.

OCEAN SUITES

1,054 sq. ft. | 1 King or 2 Queen Size Beds
Enjoy the stunning sunsets of Zanzibar from the comfort of your room while staying in our Ocean Suites. Located at the very front of the property, these 98-square-meter suites have a lovely terrace with a table and chairs for two, from which you can enjoy incredible views of the ocean.

ROYAL SUITE

3,229 sq. ft. | 1 King Size Bed
For the ultimate indulgence, check into our gorgeous Royal Suite. It is 300 square meters of luxury outdone only by the incredible view.  Wraparound glass railings on the open terrace and floor-to-ceiling glass on two walls of the living room make it feel as if you are floating above the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean.
 
  • Double Wardrobe
  • Large Bathrooms with Bathtubs
  • Double Sink 
  • Separate Shower
  • In-Room Safe
  • Tea-Coffee Service
  • Mini Fridge
  • Large Flat Screen TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hair Dryer

GLOBALLY INSPIRED CUISINE

Indulge in delicious cuisine made from locally sourced produce at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort including chapati made fresh at our buffet. Marvel at the spectacular views of the Indian Ocean when you dine at either of our in-house restaurants.
Once a week we host a dinner on the beach and between our night-lit pools with BBQ and local music. Our team believes in supporting local producers and enterprises. Most of our vegetables are sourced from the hotel garden, our spices are sourced from local markets and our fish are procured fresh from local fishermen.

SPICES

Go on the culinary journey of a lifetime. Savor a wide selection of international dishes, pasta, pizza, Asian cuisine and freshly cooked fish, seafood and meats. Enjoy open-air seating and experience the Swahili culture every Saturday night when the Spices team dresses in local attire.
  • Breakfast Timings: 07:00 - 10:00
  • Lunch Timings: 12:30 - 14:30
  • Dinner Timings: 19:00 - 21:30

THE CLIFF AT ROYAL ZANZIBAR

If delicious food with a spectacular view is your thing, then The Cliff at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort is ideal for you. Sitting on the end of the coral cliff that overhangs Nungwi Beach, The Cliff is an a la carte restaurant that offers breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner.

MAPENZI BAR

Lounge away your day while drinking cool refreshments, beer, and handcrafted mojitos at Mapenzi Bar. The word Mapenzi in Swahili means beloved, and our staff will ensure you feel like our beloved guest from the moment you arrive at this relaxed bar and lounge.
  • Timings: 8:00 am - Midnight

UPEPO POOL BAR

Swim up to the bar and sip your favorite drink as you lounge in the water and enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding landscape. This pool bar offers a relaxed vibe with swim-up access directly from the pool, or access from a path on the resort grounds.

  • Timings: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

BARAZA BAR

Retreat to Baraza Bar, a two-story beach bar from mid-morning to night. Take in the peaceful atmosphere overlooking the white sands and the beautiful turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Let the palms fan you and the waves lull you into a relaxed mood.
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

THE SPA AT ROYAL ZANZIBAR

Relax and rejuvenate at our spa, where our talented staff create custom scrubs for each guest based on their preferences. Unwind with our replenishing spa treatments, including deep tissue body massages, waxing, scrubs, wraps, and cleansing facials using the freshest ingredients.
Choose from an array of rejuvenating massage services to calm your tired muscles and mind. Walk out with smooth and shining skin from our range of natural facials and scrub treatments.
 
SPA SERVICES
  • Swedish Massage
  • Coconut Massage
  • Aromatherapy Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Traditional Zanzibari Massage
  • Ayurvedic Massage
  • Royal Touch Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Traditional Thai Massage
  • Foot Reflexology
  • Spices Coffee Scrub
  • Coconut Delight Scrub
  • Zanzibari Spices Scrub
  • Spices Coffee Wrap
  • Cacao Bliss Wrap
  • Tropical Remix Wrap
  • Zanzibar Exotic Facial
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Waxing Services

STAY ACTIVE OR UNWIND

Bask in the warm glow of the sun as it slowly sinks below the horizon, lounge by the pool with your favorite drink or unwind in the Jacuzzi. No matter how you want to spend your day, our beach resort offers an array of activities you can enjoy with family and friends, from water aerobics to water polo or beach volleyball.

From couples activities like local village walks to complimentary scuba diving lessons in our pool to an evening of entertainment, our resort offers endless things to do. Work out in our open-air gym or start up a lively game of table tennis. Whether you're looking to relax or stay active, we offer a host of activities right onsite to keep you and the family entertained.

RESORT ACTIVITIES

  • Four Free Form Swimming Pools
  • Jacuzzi
  • Water Aerobics for All Age Groups
  • Water Polo
  • Open-Air Gym
  • Table Tennis
  • Pool table
  • Darts
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Scuba Diving
  • Yoga & Stretching
  • Local Village Walks
  • Intro to Scuba Diving Lesson

SERVICES AND AMENITIES:

  • Restaurants and Bars
  • Four Swimming Pools
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hotel Doctor on Call
  • Wedding Packages
  • Open Air Gym
  • Gift Shop
  • Spa

The Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

Awesome Special Offers

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4 Nights Quick Break

R15,600 per person
Room: Superior Room
Valid from: 30-Mar-21 to: 29-Jun-21
Book before: 29-Jun-21

Superior Room

Includes:

4 Nights at the 5-Star The Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort in Zanzibar

This quote includes:

  • Accommodation in a  SUPERIOR ROOM - Double, per adult sharing
  • Return flights to Zanzibar departing JOHANNESBURG
  • Airport departure taxes (subject to currency fluctuations)
  • Departure taxes from Zanzibar of 30USD P/P
  • Meal plan - All Inclusive
  • Return private airport/hotel/airport transfers in Zanzibar
  • Refresher towels & water served on arrival transfer

The all inclusive package includes:

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Main Restaurant, Spice
  • Daytime snacks from the All Inclusive menu are available in the Coco Bar on the cliff from 10.30 to 17.00 hrs
  • Tea and coffee is also available in the Main Lounge from 10.30 hrs to 17.30 hrs
  • Afternoon tea, sandwiches and cakes between 16H00 and 17H30 are served in the Coco Bar on the Cliff
  • 3 Bars available from 10H00 till 23H00: Mapenzi Bar & Terrace, Baraza Bar on the Ocean, Coco Bar on the Cliff
  • Locally manufactured spirits, selected Red and White wine by the glass, local beers and soft drinks by the bottle. Selected cocktails from the All Inclusive Cocktail List
  • 0.5 litre of bottled water per person, per day, supplied in the room
  • Sports and leisure/entertainment program including pool aerobics, beach volleyball etc
  • Fitness Centre, Table Tennis, Free scuba diving trial and lesson in the pool
  • Non-motorised water sports consisting of Canoes and Pedal Boats
  • Satellite TV in all the rooms
  • Supervised Children’s Club. 4-12 years from 10H00 till Noon and from 16H00 till 18H00 daily

***Special Bride and Groom Extra's (Honeymooners only)****

  • On Arrival in the room: A Chilled Bottle of Sparkling Wine
  • Our Honeymoon Guests may also enjoy the following discounts** during their stay:
  • 15% discount on a Spa Treatment
  • 10% discount on “Dinner at the Edge of the Ocean”
  • 25% discount on the upgrade cost of a Superior Deluxe Room or a Junior Suite, based on availability
  • * Please note a copy of the Marriage certificate must be sent via email in advance in order to receive the amenities
  • ** Honeymoon discounts are not combinable with any other discount, special or promotion
  • * For guests that were married less than six months prior to their arrival date

Excludes:

  • Travel Insurance and Medical cover
  • USD 1 per person per day “INFRASTRUCTURE TAX” imposed by the Zanzibar Revenue Board. 
  • Visa costs where applicable (SA passport holders DO NOT require a visa)
  • Covid-19 Testing & Covid-19 Related Fees

Booking Conditions:

  • 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, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking.
  • Exotic Vacations Standard Terms & Conditions apply. 

s

4 Nights Quick Break

R17,488 per person
Room: Superior Room
Valid from: 02-Feb-21 to: 30-Mar-21
Book before: 30-Mar-21

Superior Room

Includes:

4 Nights at the 5-Star The Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort in Zanzibar

This quote includes:

  • Accommodation in a  SUPERIOR ROOM - Double, per adult sharing
  • Return flights to Zanzibar departing JOHANNESBURG
  • Airport departure taxes (subject to currency fluctuations)
  • Departure taxes from Zanzibar of 30USD P/P
  • Meal plan - All Inclusive
  • Return private airport/hotel/airport transfers in Zanzibar
  • Refresher towels & water served on arrival transfer

The all inclusive package includes:

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Main Restaurant, Spice
  • Daytime snacks from the All Inclusive menu are available in the Coco Bar on the cliff from 10.30 to 17.00 hrs
  • Tea and coffee is also available in the Main Lounge from 10.30 hrs to 17.30 hrs
  • Afternoon tea, sandwiches and cakes between 16H00 and 17H30 are served in the Coco Bar on the Cliff
  • 3 Bars available from 10H00 till 23H00: Mapenzi Bar & Terrace, Baraza Bar on the Ocean, Coco Bar on the Cliff
  • Locally manufactured spirits, selected Red and White wine by the glass, local beers and soft drinks by the bottle. Selected cocktails from the All Inclusive Cocktail List
  • 0.5 litre of bottled water per person, per day, supplied in the room
  • Sports and leisure/entertainment program including pool aerobics, beach volleyball etc
  • Fitness Centre, Table Tennis, Free scuba diving trial and lesson in the pool
  • Non-motorised water sports consisting of Canoes and Pedal Boats
  • Satellite TV in all the rooms
  • Supervised Children’s Club. 4-12 years from 10H00 till Noon and from 16H00 till 18H00 daily

***Special Bride and Groom Extra's (Honeymooners only)****

  • On Arrival in the room: A Chilled Bottle of Sparkling Wine
  • Our Honeymoon Guests may also enjoy the following discounts** during their stay:
  • 15% discount on a Spa Treatment
  • 10% discount on “Dinner at the Edge of the Ocean”
  • 25% discount on the upgrade cost of a Superior Deluxe Room or a Junior Suite, based on availability
  • * Please note a copy of the Marriage certificate must be sent via email in advance in order to receive the amenities
  • ** Honeymoon discounts are not combinable with any other discount, special or promotion
  • * For guests that were married less than six months prior to their arrival date

Excludes:

  • Travel Insurance and Medical cover
  • USD 1 per person per day “INFRASTRUCTURE TAX” imposed by the Zanzibar Revenue Board. 
  • Visa costs where applicable (SA passport holders DO NOT require a visa)
  • Covid-19 Testing & Covid-19 Related Fees

Booking Conditions:

  • 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, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking.
  • Exotic Vacations Standard Terms & Conditions apply. 

s

7 Nights Special

R22,050 per person
Room: Superior Room
Valid from: 30-Mar-21 to: 29-Jun-21
Book before: 29-Jun-21

Superior Room

Includes:

7 Nights at the 5-Star The Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort in Zanzibar

This quote includes:

  • Accommodation in a  SUPERIOR ROOM - Double, per adult sharing
  • Return flights to Zanzibar departing JOHANNESBURG
  • Airport departure taxes (subject to currency fluctuations)
  • Departure taxes from Zanzibar of 30USD P/P
  • Meal plan - All Inclusive
  • Return private airport/hotel/airport transfers in Zanzibar
  • Refresher towels & water served on arrival transfer

The all inclusive package includes:

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Main Restaurant, Spice
  • Daytime snacks from the All Inclusive menu are available in the Coco Bar on the cliff from 10.30 to 17.00 hrs
  • Tea and coffee is also available in the Main Lounge from 10.30 hrs to 17.30 hrs
  • Afternoon tea, sandwiches and cakes between 16H00 and 17H30 are served in the Coco Bar on the Cliff
  • 3 Bars available from 10H00 till 23H00: Mapenzi Bar & Terrace, Baraza Bar on the Ocean, Coco Bar on the Cliff
  • Locally manufactured spirits, selected Red and White wine by the glass, local beers and soft drinks by the bottle. Selected cocktails from the All Inclusive Cocktail List
  • 0.5 litre of bottled water per person, per day, supplied in the room
  • Sports and leisure/entertainment program including pool aerobics, beach volleyball etc
  • Fitness Centre, Table Tennis, Free scuba diving trial and lesson in the pool
  • Non-motorised water sports consisting of Canoes and Pedal Boats
  • Satellite TV in all the rooms
  • Supervised Children’s Club. 4-12 years from 10H00 till Noon and from 16H00 till 18H00 daily

***Special Bride and Groom Extra's (Honeymooners only)****

  • On Arrival in the room: A Chilled Bottle of Sparkling Wine
  • Our Honeymoon Guests may also enjoy the following discounts** during their stay:
  • 15% discount on a Spa Treatment
  • 10% discount on “Dinner at the Edge of the Ocean”
  • 25% discount on the upgrade cost of a Superior Deluxe Room or a Junior Suite, based on availability
  • * Please note a copy of the Marriage certificate must be sent via email in advance in order to receive the amenities
  • ** Honeymoon discounts are not combinable with any other discount, special or promotion
  • * For guests that were married less than six months prior to their arrival date

Excludes:

  • Travel Insurance and Medical cover
  • USD 1 per person per day “INFRASTRUCTURE TAX” imposed by the Zanzibar Revenue Board. 
  • Visa costs where applicable (SA passport holders DO NOT require a visa)
  • Covid-19 Testing & Covid-19 Related Fees

Booking Conditions:

  • 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, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking.
  • Exotic Vacations Standard Terms & Conditions apply. 

s

7 Nights Special

R25,353 per person
Room: Superior Room
Valid from: 02-Feb-21 to: 30-Mar-21
Book before: 30-Mar-21

Superior Room

Includes:

7 Nights at the 5-Star The Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort in Zanzibar

This quote includes:

  • Accommodation in a  SUPERIOR ROOM - Double, per adult sharing
  • Return flights to Zanzibar departing JOHANNESBURG
  • Airport departure taxes (subject to currency fluctuations)
  • Departure taxes from Zanzibar of 30USD P/P
  • Meal plan - All Inclusive
  • Return private airport/hotel/airport transfers in Zanzibar
  • Refresher towels & water served on arrival transfer

The all inclusive package includes:

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Main Restaurant, Spice
  • Daytime snacks from the All Inclusive menu are available in the Coco Bar on the cliff from 10.30 to 17.00 hrs
  • Tea and coffee is also available in the Main Lounge from 10.30 hrs to 17.30 hrs
  • Afternoon tea, sandwiches and cakes between 16H00 and 17H30 are served in the Coco Bar on the Cliff
  • 3 Bars available from 10H00 till 23H00: Mapenzi Bar & Terrace, Baraza Bar on the Ocean, Coco Bar on the Cliff
  • Locally manufactured spirits, selected Red and White wine by the glass, local beers and soft drinks by the bottle. Selected cocktails from the All Inclusive Cocktail List
  • 0.5 litre of bottled water per person, per day, supplied in the room
  • Sports and leisure/entertainment program including pool aerobics, beach volleyball etc
  • Fitness Centre, Table Tennis, Free scuba diving trial and lesson in the pool
  • Non-motorised water sports consisting of Canoes and Pedal Boats
  • Satellite TV in all the rooms
  • Supervised Children’s Club. 4-12 years from 10H00 till Noon and from 16H00 till 18H00 daily

***Special Bride and Groom Extra's (Honeymooners only)****

  • On Arrival in the room: A Chilled Bottle of Sparkling Wine
  • Our Honeymoon Guests may also enjoy the following discounts** during their stay:
  • 15% discount on a Spa Treatment
  • 10% discount on “Dinner at the Edge of the Ocean”
  • 25% discount on the upgrade cost of a Superior Deluxe Room or a Junior Suite, based on availability
  • * Please note a copy of the Marriage certificate must be sent via email in advance in order to receive the amenities
  • ** Honeymoon discounts are not combinable with any other discount, special or promotion
  • * For guests that were married less than six months prior to their arrival date

Excludes:

  • Travel Insurance and Medical cover
  • USD 1 per person per day “INFRASTRUCTURE TAX” imposed by the Zanzibar Revenue Board. 
  • Visa costs where applicable (SA passport holders DO NOT require a visa)
  • Covid-19 Testing & Covid-19 Related Fees

Booking Conditions:

  • 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, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking.
  • Exotic Vacations Standard Terms & Conditions apply. 

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