Every aspect of the hotel went above & beyond our expectations & even our wildest dreams!
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- An exclusive small boutique hotel with just six ocean view villas
- Offers excellent, unparalleled personalised service
- Voted one of the "World’s Most Romantic Hotels" by Travel & Leisure
Facilities includeAir conditioning Air conditioning Swimming pool Private outdoor plunge pool Safe deposit box Pool bar Evening bar
- Reef Walks
- Beach Games
- Pedal Boats
- Wind Surfing
- Bikes Available
- Beach Activties
- Paddles Boarding
- Snorkelling Trips
- The Frangipani Spa
Seasons in Zanzibar
About The Palms
The name Zanzibar conjures up exotic and romantic images, Zanzibar Island is an archipelago made up of Zanzibar and Pemba Island, and several islets. Zanzibar Island is located in Indian Ocean, about 40km from the Tanzanian coast. Zanzibar Island, known locally as Unguja, is 96km long and 32km wide, occupying a total area of approximately 1040 square km. Zanzibar Island has beautiful sandy beached with fringing coral reefs and the magic of historic Stone Town – the only functioning ancient town in East Africa.
How to get there
We will assist you with all necessary internal transfers after booking.
Zanzibar International Airport is also named Kisauni Airport and is located approximately 6 kilometres (3.7 miles) south of Stone Town
Daily flights from all major East African airports such as Kilimanjaro, Nairobi, Arusha, Mombasa, Dar Es Salaam
For guests arriving into Dar Es Salaam airport, domestic flights are very convenient and time efficient, with a flying time of just 20 minutes, while there is also the option of the ferry
Swiss International Airlines
South African Airlines
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Precision Air (Domestic Flight)
Zan Air (Domestic Flight)
SN Brussel Airlines
50-minute drive from airport to lodge on an excellent road to the south east part of the Island
NB. All prices and times are subject to change and availability.
When to go
7th January - 15th March and 16th June - 31st October
16th March - 15th June and 1st November - 19th December
20th December - 6th January
In accordance with the local culture of Zanzibar and out of respect for the local people, please note that it is illegal to sunbathe topless.
In an effort to preserve the fragile marine environment, please note that the Law of Zanzibar strictly prohibits the collection of shells or corals from the sea or reef.
The dress code for dinner is smart casual and gentlemen are requested to wear long trousers and shoes.
Internet services are available in the reception.
Travelling with children
Children above the age of 16 are welcome at The Palms.
If all six villas are hired out exclusively then children of all ages are welcome.
Make an enquiry
Contact us for your truly bespoke itinerary
What happens next?
- One of our experts will reply to you within 12 hours.
- We will customise your requirements with the help of our true expert knowledge.
- We will create the best experience possible at a truly transparent price.