Honeymoon hotels in Zanzibar

Zanzibar archipelago lies in the East Africa’s Indian ocean and is one of the world’s most popular honeymoon destinations. The paradise is known for its unbeatable blend of beach holiday and cultural epics that carries on of the most documented history about Africa. Zanzibar also lies within Tanzania’s territories a country that boost close to 20 major bush attractions amongst them world’s famous Serengeti National park which known for the great wildebeest migration. Zanzibar boost numerous hotel options ranging from luxury to budget options an attribute that makes it a destination for travelers of all budgets. Some of the hotels have put up mechanism to create maximum experience for honeymooners and couples coming to the paradise for the unexplored romantic epics. Covered in this article are some of the hotels in Zanzibar that provide certain unique features for honeymooners.

Sea cliff Zanzibar hotel

The resort nestling in the less crowded north western coast of the main Zanzibar island, Unguja, is one of the best places to enjoy your getaway honeymoon in an exotic sparkling tropical white sand beach. As soon as you arrive in this lap of paradise you are welcomed by a natural colour scheme of gold that is complimented by antique furniture, a great view of the undisturbed coastal silvery lining and a scented flower garden at the backdrop. The resort is situated just 20 minutes from the stone town, Mji Mkongwe.

Sea cliff resort hotel is one of the few honeymoon  hotels in Zanzibar that give outstanding experience to newly wed holidaymakers. Here newlyweds are offered romantic bed decoration, in room bath ceremony, 50 minutes couple massage, a special candle lit dinner in the beach, bottle of wine and special cake.

Some of the activities a couple can engage in while staying at Sea cliff include: horse riding, kayaking, diving, playing tennis, playing in the golf course and go for an excursion in the Jozani forest or old town. Notably, the resort host the only golf course in the island of Zanzibar. The 9 holes course is a photogenic natural scene with well maintained fairways and a practice range.

Baraza resort and spa

The 30 villas resort situated along bwejuu beach is uniquely designed to a fusion of arabic and swahili designs that evokes the memories of the long standing history of Zanzibar sultanate. Baraza resort with the outstanding design, hand carved cement decors, antique furniture and a glamorous ocean and garden view have made this peaceful paradise on of the best resort in the world as ranked by the prestigious conde Nast Magazine.

Baraza resort and spa offer personalized services to honeymooners with great services like provision for flowers and champagne. The hotel also arranges outdoor meals for couples by the sea sides or under a coconut tree. While staying here you will have the opportunity drifting down the coast on a Swahili dhow that sail along the coastline leading to glamorous view of the characteristic mangrove swamps which are haven for different bird varieties. The south eastern coast offers the best positions for water sports in Zanzibar. While staying in this resort you will have an opportunity to engage in activities like paddle boarding, kayaking, diving and snorkeling. The hotel host rising sun dive centre which is the only RAID diving certified dive centre in Zanzibar where you can be have diving trainings.

Royal Zanzibar beach resort

 The picturesque beach hotel is in Nungwi beach a pristine white sand stretch at the north coast of the main unguja island. The modern designed resort surrounded by a large glamorous turquoise pool and a grove of palm trees is the ideal romantic getaway in this edge of the island.

Royal Zanzibar beach resort honeymoon package are set at an affordable price as long as the couple provide evidence of their wedding taking place not more than 6 months prior the arrival date. The resort offers 25 % cut the upgrade cost to superior deluxe or ocean suite. Here you will have personalized services, exclusive amenities and a private deck. The package also comes with an offer of bed decoration and provision of a bottle of sparkling wine. A romantic outdoor dinner at the edge of the ocean will come at a discounted priceand will be exclusively for you and your partner. The resort daily offer excursions to the stone town and Jozani at affordable rates

White sand villas

This is a stunningly white themed villa resort nestling in a grove of forest by the sea sides of Paje, a small fishing village in the eastern side of the main island. The resort is an ideal escape known for treating its guest to a variety of international cuisines. The villas often delimited by a glamorous tropical garden brings the privacy for honeymooners. Everything here is also top notch with personalized room services set for you and your partner.

At white sand villas, honeymoon guests enjoy an hour of massage per person, a bottle of wine on arrival and floral decorations in room. The hotel also offer private excursions sailing through the coast in a modified ancient dhow with the help of a guide who will lead you through different coastal forest by the seaside. In addition, white sand villas offer excursions to the stone town, guided hopping of islands and a visit to a spice farm.

 Michamvi sunset bay resort

The beach resort is nestled in a forested 10 km long peninsula at the south eastern edge of the main Unguja island. The serene ambience in the chwaka bay offers the best spot to relax and unwind together with your partner as you enjoy the cocktail in a seaside grass-thatched shade. Besides the intimately outstanding location, the services in this resort are top notch. Staying in this resort gives you an opportunity to sample different varieties of seafoods.

Here the honeymoon package comes with a complimentary bottle of wine, fruits basket, an hour massage for bride and the groom, a romantic sail in a dhow for two to a soggy sandbank and outdoor dinner by the seaside.

Matlai Zanzibar resort

The resort is also situated in the michamvi bay by on the right side. this tip on the south eastern edge of the main island is known for its beautiful natural forest, powder white sand beaches and stunning turquoise water. Guests at Matlai resort enjoys cool monsoon breezes that sooths to the heartwarming tropical sun that hit the island throughout the year. The region experience impactful tidal variation which takes place at intervals of 6 hrs with the hightides bringing the water so close such that you can jump from the pool directly to the water. During low tide you can swim in a creek infront of the sandbank or snorkel in the coral reef.

Here the honeymoon package comes with a special room selection great sea view, room decorations, romantic candle light dinner by the beach side, a bottle of white wine on arrival, massage for two, breakfast in bed and island guided safari.

Pongwe beach resort

If you are looking for a stunning laidback spot to build lifetime memories of an african paradise the 20 rooms resort is your best honeymoon safari option. The beach resort rest serenely in a stunning private flora garden at the back of a beautiful coral lagoon. The beach with its picture perfect powdery white sand beach offers an exciting spot where you can spend some quality time with your partner resting in a comfy bed by the seaside.

The resort offers several honeymoon plans at affordable rates all coming with features like snorkeling trip to mnemba atoli, bottle of sparkling wine on arrival, morning tea and coffee delivery to your room, room upgrade and a treat to a romantic beach dinner for the two of you. 

The Z hotel

The picture-perfect London-styled architecture resort is built in a tropical flora garden along Nungwi beach in the north coast. The hotel is perfectly in a serene environment with fewer crowds making an ideal location to relax with your partner and unwind the beautiful wedding epics. Unlike south eastern beaches which have big tidal effect, Nungwi beach allow you to swim any hour in a day.

Honeymoon couples who go for a 4 days or more beach package at the Z hotel are rewarded with a fruit platter, a bottle of wine on arrival and a sumptuous seafood dinner served on the beach. If you go for 6 days or more you will, in addition, be treated to an hour couple massage.

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