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7 Night Special from only R12,780 (Includes Airport Taxes) per person sharing for 7 nights in a Garden View Room. Valid from 01-Apr-18 - 10-Jun-18

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7 Night Special from only R13,260 (Includes Airport Taxes) per person sharing for 7 nights in a Garden View Room. Valid from 11-Jun-18 - 31-Jul-18

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7 Night Special from only R13,260 (Includes Airport Taxes) per person sharing for 7 nights in a Garden View Room. Valid from 01-Sep-18 - 30-Oct-18

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7 Night Special from only R15,290 (Includes Airport Taxes) per person sharing for 7 nights in a Garden View Room. Valid from 01-Aug-18 - 31-Aug-18

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"Elegance, simplicity & sophistication"

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Azao Resort and Spa Information

Azao Resort and Spa is an authentic embodiment of style and purpose. It has been designed and developed to reflect pure elegance, simplicity and sophisticated comfort at its finest. Just an hour’s drive from the airport and UNESCO World Heritage site of Stone town, the resort is nestled on the North Eastern coast of the enchanting island of Zanzibar. The architectural character of the resort blends perfectly with the natural settings of the mangrove, lagoon and Indian Ocean beyond.


The rooms at Azao Resort and Spa have an inviting décor and are fitted with all modern conveniences. The resort
features 49 comfortably furnished rooms, including suites and villas. 20 of these rooms are connecting.

All accommodation feature:

• Queen size beds with mosquito nets
• Individually controlled air-conditioning
• Hairdryer and make up mirror
• Tea/coffee making facilities
• Free Wi-Fi capability
• Flat Screen HDTVs
• Individual refrigerator (on minibar)
• Private bathrooms featuring separate showers, bidets, toilets and basins
• In-room safety-deposit box
• Evening turndown service upon request
• Study desk, stool and armchair
• Wardrobe
• Luggage frame
• Remote controlled ceiling fan (with light)
• Side lamps
• Telephone


Deluxe Room Ocean Front (10 Units) - These stylish rooms are characterized by high wooden ceilings, marble floors and large glass doors that offer perfect views of the ocean, sunrise and the jetty. The rooms feature one bedroom and one bathroom and can accommodate up to 3 guests with the addition of 1 extra/sofa bed in the room.

Deluxe Junior Suite Ocean Front (4 Units) - All of these distinctively appointed suites boast stunning views of the Ocean and proximity to the jetty. Each unit comprise of a bedroom with 1 existing queen size bed, 1 bathroom and a comfortable lounge and can accommodate up to 4 guests with the addition of an extra bed. These suite are found within Deluxe 3 Bedroom Villas Ocean Front.

Deluxe 3 Bedroom Villa Ocean Front (4 Units) - These sumptuous villas spread across an in-room area of 110.5m2. The villa features 2 Deluxe Room Ocean Front and 1 Deluxe Junior Suite Ocean Front each having a bedroom with 1 existing Queen Size bed. The villa can accommodate up to 10 guests with the addition on 1 extra/sofa bed in each bedroom and lounge.

Superior Room Garden View (4 Units) - These units have exactly the same feature and architectural character as Deluxe Rooms Ocean Front, however, they have garden views. They can accommodate up to 3 guests with the addition of an extra/sofa bed in the room.

Superior Junior Suite Garden View (6 Units) - Located in a row behind the ocean front villas, these lavish suites feature spacious bedrooms with a queen size bed, a living area and bathroom. With the addition of extra/sofa beds, the suite can accommodate a maximum of 8 people at a time.

Executive Junior Suite (16 Units) - These generous 1 bedroom suites offer ample space for rest and entertainment. They are beautifully set to provide a mini-lounge area within the bedroom and are equipped with all modern conveniences. Prestige Pool Room (6 Units) These distinctive rooms have high wooden ceilings and larger glass sliding doors through which one in the bedroom could have astonishing views of swimming pool as well as the sea (in Ocean Front Prestige Pool Rooms). All of these units are found within Prestige 3 Bedroom Pool Villas. 4 Units have Ocean Fronts whilst 2 have Garden Views.

Prestige Pool Senior Suite (3 Units) - Elegant and refined, the Prestige Pool Senior Suite offer luxury at its finest. These suites have ground floors featuring a private lounge, kitchen, storage facility, washroom and direct access to the deck and outdoor swimming pool. Their upper floors feature a specious bedroom that offer amazing views of the sea. These suites are found within Prestige 3 Bedroom Pool Villas. The suite can comfortable accommodate up to 4 guests with the addition of extra/sofa beds.

Prestige 3 Bedroom Pool Villa (3 Units) - This is the preferred choice of clients seeking pure comfort and extravagance. Each one of these luxurious villas features a private swimming pool, 2 Prestige Pool Rooms, 1 Prestige Pool Senior that includes a private lounge, kitchen, storage facility and washroom. They are ideal for families travelling with children and can accommodate up to 8 people with the addition of extra beds in the villa.


Restaurant - Located in the heart of the hotel and overlooking the main swimming pool, aquarium and Indian Ocean. Beyond, the restaurant offers an exciting collection of world cuisine that cater to the wide range of dietary requirements of our many guests.

Coffee – Eco lounge - This is the ideal location to meet and unwind for a light meal any time of day. An extensive selection of coffees, teas and wines complement an outstanding array of beverages. The lounge is a perfect place to meet friends, discuss business or just relax whilst taking pleasure in the eco-friendly ambiance.

Pool Bar - The bar is situated just a few feet from the main swimming pool. Covered with a “makuti” (coconut) roofing, the bar offers Azao Signature cocktails, appetizers, aperitifs, wine and cognac. Its proximity to the pool makes it ideal for the clients using the pool to indulge in its many delights.

Jetty Bar & Grill - At the heart of the jetty is the jetty bar that offers a wide selection of beverages and breath-taking views of the endless Indian Ocean. Enjoy your favorite seafood or meat barbeque from the live cooking station at this exquisite location during evening time.

Beach Dining - Take advantage of the romantic dining experience under the African sky by the beach, in an unforgettable setting. Embark on a culinary journey across the region and beyond and savor a truly authentic selection of local and international specialties with your loved ones.


Conference Room
Our conference facility can seat up to 40 people in an auditorium style and is ideal for groups looking for a more exclusive venue for smaller more intimate meetings including impressive presentations, special functions, seminars and executive events amongst others.

Fitness Centre
Overlooking the sea and mangrove forest, the center features a fully equipped gymnasium, spa, sauna and steam rooms. The spa, an oasis of peace and tranquility, offers a wide range of services including massage, skin care, body treatments, hair and nail care among others. The gymnasium features free weights, exercise machines and has access to the steam and sauna rooms.

Boutique & Souvenir shop
Take home part of the African lifestyle experience with the carefully selected products from the island of Zanzibar and mainland Tanzania. From local sculptures and rare fabrics to elegant beadwork and priceless paintings. The shop is cleverly located at the lobby of the hotel, separated by a glass wall, making it easy to be spotted and accessed.

Recreation Centre
At Azao resort and spa, we strive our level best to keep our guests well entertained. We offer a wide range of recreational activities such as tennis, volley ball, bocce ball, table tennis, darts, pool table games, archery and swimming just to mention a few.

Our well-appointed kids club is ideal for families travelling with children. Open to kids from the age of 4 years old and above, the club has a lot to offer. Amongst its highlights include beach games, live cooking sessions (e.g. pizza making and cookie baking), (folklore) storytelling, painting and drawing, board games, local drumming, dancing and singing lessons. Kids can as well get the rare chance to learn a few Swahili words and phrases. Children below the age of 4 years can be accommodated provided that they are under adult supervision.

Services & Facilities

Express check-in
• Complimentary early check-in and late check-out upon availability
• In-room dining/room service
• Beach dining
• Concierge service
• Conference Room
• Multilingual staff
• Same-day laundry service
• Parking area
• Currency Exchange
• Wi-Fi capabilities in all public area and villas/bedrooms
• Swimming pool
• Recreation Centre
• Movie lounge/theatre
• Fitness Centre
• Wedding arrangements
• Babysitting service (at an extra cost)
• 24 Hour security including CCTV cameras
• All major credit cards are accepted (VISA, AMEX, MAESTRO, MASTER, PAYPAL)
• Golf cart services upon request
• Rental bicycle upon request

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