A TASTE OF SPICE AND TROPICAL PARADISE AT GOLD ZANZIBAR
Situated off the coast of Tanzania in East Africa is the scenic archipelago of Zanzibar, sometimes referred to as the “Spice Islands.” Known for its beautiful beaches, rich history and vibrant culture, influences from Africa, Arabia and India are everywhere. The main island, Unguja, is home to the capital city of Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its winding alleys, bustling bazaars and stunning architecture.
The glorious 5-star Gold Zanzibar Beach House and Spa, with its hallmark gold and white décor, welcomes you to experience a tropical paradise. The dazzling white sand of Kendwa beach, with tideless warm ocean water, is on your doorstep with breathtaking views of Zanzibar’s golden sunsets. Rooms are spacious and stylish creating an intimate and relaxing atmosphere with contemporary architecture that is a captivating mix of African and Arab influences.
The main buffet dining area beneath the distinctive Zanzibar makuti roof of the Kilimanjaro Restaurant provides a wide selection of meals to please all palates, including Italian, French, Mauritian, and local cuisine, from breakfast to dinner. Guests can enjoy witnessing the meticulous preparation of food at the live cooking stations.
Experience the refined à la carte culinary selection at the chic Gold Restaurant, an exclusive dining establishment where the talented chefs will delight you with exotic flavours, fresh fish and local spices. Zanzibarian ingredients and international specialities combine to create the all-day Bistro menu, which has something for everyone.
For beach lovers, a visit to Zanzibar’s Ocean Dhow beach bar is a must. Fresh snacks and light meals are available at the bar and served to you on the beach, right under your umbrella, in true tropical paradise style. What a spoil.
Savour the Arabic heritage of Zanzibar at the elegant Sultan Bar. Sip on refreshing aperitifs while listening to the soothing sounds of the live band.
The 5-star Bali-inspired spa and gym offer an incredible array of pampering options. These include holistic massages and facial ceremonies to help you relax, rejuvenate and discover your inner zen. Staying fit and in shape while on holiday is possible at the fully equipped gym. For all fitness requirements, guests can utilise the latest Technogym machines. Fitness group sessions with a qualified personal trainer are available for free, but consider reserving a private class at an extra fee.
?Visitors will have no shortage of activities to enjoy including a day trip to explore the cobbled streets of Stone Town, also known as Mji Mkongwe by the locals, one of UNESCO’s Heritage sites. Stone Town has 50 mosques and four Hindu temples. Explore the town’s rich history, culture, architecture and street foods with Arabian, Indian, Persian, European and African influences. Purchase your souvenirs, handmade by locals from the Zanzibar islands and the Masai tribe from the Tanzania mainland.
Zanzibar offers a unique opportunity to visit spice plantations and learn about the cultivation of various spices such as cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper. Visitors can take guided tours through the lush plantations, taste freshly picked spices and buy some to take home. Don’t miss the chance to experience the vibrant flavours and aromas of Zanzibar’s spice industry.
Snorkelling in Zanzibar is a great way to explore the stunning marine life of the Indian Ocean. With crystal clear waters and vibrant coral reefs, you can see an array of colourful fish, sea turtles and even dolphins.
A professional dive centre for underwater explorations, deep-sea fishing, sunset cruises, and a variety of water sports like windsurfing, canoeing, snorkelling and more are all available at the hotel.
The kids’ club is well equipped to entertain the little ones with a playground and children’s pool.
Expect 5-star service, 5-star food and a 5-star location at the one-of-a-kind Gold Zanzibar Beach House and Spa. Hakuna Matata means no worries in this tropical paradise!