Lush Zanzibar five-star on a white-sand beach

The Residence Zanzibar, Tanzania

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An oceanfront pool villa at a five-star island paradise off the coast of Tanzania, steps from the sandy beach

Cherished by luxury-seekers for its pristine beaches, UNESCO-listed capital, colonial architecture and new wave of upscale hotels, the Tanzanian archipelago of Zanzibar is one of the coolest picks for a tropical-island adventure. Dreamily set among a lush, forested estate on a powdery white-sand beach, The Residence Zanzibar is a five-star resort that puts you in the perfect location to experience this Indian Ocean paradise for yourself.

This high-end TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner seamlessly blends laid-back island vibes with five-star style, and there's so much here to drool over – starting with the airy villas that make up the resort. These sumptuous abodes are packed with luxe extras, like private pools, outdoor showers and furnished decks. Elsewhere, you'll find diversions aplenty, including the postcard-perfect beach, the heavenly spa pavilions, the unique restaurants and even the island itself – easily explored on one of the resort's bikes.

Excellent for
Beach Food Relaxing Romance Scenery Long-haul

We like

  • Staying in a lovely oceanfront villa with a private pool
  • Indulging in soul-soothing treatments in one of the beautiful spa pavilions
  • Having a long stretch of dazzling white sand on your doorstep

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