9 Best All-Inclusive Resorts In Unguja, Tanzania - Updated 2024

Victor
Victor 
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The island of Unguja, also known as Zanzibar Island, is full of inexplicable beauty and culture. The stunning beaches, the crystal clear waters, the perfect weather, the culinary diversity, and the warm and friendly locals make it one of the best places to visit along the African coast. If you are planning a trip here, you can bet that you are in for a treat to remember. But with so many things to see and do, you will need a great place to eat and sleep once the sun goes down. A resort as your accommodation would not be such a bad idea, and to help you out, read below for our recommendations on the best all-inclusive resorts in Unguja, Tanzania.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and all-inclusive packages and activities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 06, 2024.

1. Baraza Resort and Spa Zanzibar (from USD 1181)

Baraza Resort and Spa Zanzibar perfectly blends Swahili design and Zanzibari furnishing to create an all-inclusive resort featuring a bar, a restaurant, and a spa. Accommodation is offered in spacious villas, with each having a private plunge pool, a living room, free Wi-Fi, and a large terrace with two sun loungers. The food you will relish in the four restaurants found here feature Swahili, Arabic, Asian and Indian flavors, and there are also two bars to lounge as you enjoy a variety of cocktails. The resort also has a kid’s club, a fitness center, and a tennis court for further pleasure and entertainment of the guests.

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Baraza Resort and Spa Zanzibar

Wifi Available

Address: Off Michamvi Road, Paje Beach
58.03 km (36.1 mi) from Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre

2. The Palms Zanzibar (from USD 1160)

At The Palms Zanzibar, you will find accommodation offered in elegant and spacious villas with warm and inviting colors. The villas in this all-inclusive resort feature a plunge pool, a spacious seating area, Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, and a terrace with beautiful views of the Indian Ocean. The resort has an onsite restaurant as well as two bars that will adequately take care of your gastronomic needs. Some of the activities you can enjoy while at this resort include diving, windsurfing, and snorkeling, among others.

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The Palms Zanzibar

Wifi Available

Address: Bwejuu Beach
58.27 km (36.3 mi) from Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Garden Terrace

3. Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort

Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort boasts modern and elegant accommodations in rooms with a private terrace, coffee-making facilities, and a minibar. All the rooms also feature a spacious seating area, a private bathroom, and free Wi-Fi. There is a private pool with waterslides, as well as a private beach area as part of the shared amenities.

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Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Pongwe beach
36.56 km (22.8 mi) from Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Terrace

4. Double Tree Resort by Hilton Zanzibar - Nungwi (from USD 286)

Double Tree Resort by Hilton Zanzibar - Nungwi sits on the white sandy beaches of northern Zanzibar. Accommodation is offered in spacious and elegant rooms with each featuring air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, a mosquito net, and free Wi-Fi. There are two onsite restaurants where guests can enjoy breakfast and a variety of cuisines and drinks throughout the day. The all-inclusive resort also features a wellness center with a variety of treatments to help guests stay calm and relaxed during their stay. Double Tree Resort is just a mere five-minute walk to Nungwi village center.

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Nungwi Beach Resort by Turaco

Wifi Available

Address: Nungwi Village
1.43 km (0.9 mi) from Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Terrace

5. Fruit & Spice Wellness Resort Zanzibar (from USD 205)

This is a five-star all-inclusive resort offering a variety of experiences that can always be tailored to suit the specific needs of every guest. The location of this resort is right at the heart of a nature reserve and the sea, making it one of the most peaceful and tranquil resorts you will ever visit. Accommodation is offered in air-conditioned rooms, with each featuring a ceiling fan, satellite TV, and a minibar. Fruit & Spice Resort also has luxurious and spacious villas that come with their own pools. An onsite restaurant offers breakfast and dinner options ranging from local cuisines to a huge variety of Mediterranean delights. Some of the amenities that guests will have access to include an outdoor pool, a man-made beach area, a fitness center, a spa, and a tennis court.

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Fruit & Spice Wellness Resort Zanzibar

Wifi Available

Address: Mchangamle
77.4 km (48.1 mi) from Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

6. Sandies Baobab Beach Zanzibar (from USD 239)

Sandies Baobab Beach Zanzibar is an all-inclusive resort offering accommodation in spacious and elegantly designed rooms, with each featuring a private bathroom with a shower, a seating area, a minibar, and some also have private balconies. Some of the notable shared amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a private beach area, and Wi-Fi access in all the public areas.

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Sandies Baobab Beach Zanzibar

Wifi Available

Address: Nungwi Road
1.78 km (1.2 mi) from Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium

Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Babysitting/child services Laundry

7. Sea Cliff Resort & Spa Zanzibar

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


This is a gorgeous resort with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean from nearly every room. Accommodation is in rooms that have a balcony, an ensuite bathroom, a flat-screen TV, and a seating area. The resort has three onsite restaurants offering guests incredible culinary diversity. Guests also have the pleasure of enjoying refreshing drinks on bars in the private beach area. Also, you will have a spa for a variety of beauty treatments, or they can go windsurfing, sailing, or kayaking on the beautiful waters of the Indian Ocean.

Sea Cliff Resort & Spa

Address: Kama Village, Mangapwani P.O.Box: 1763, Zanzibar Tanzania

Price: from 230 USD

Star Rating: 4.5

Travelers Review: Excellent 8.65 (from 236 reviews)

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8. Uroa Bay Beach Resort (from USD 124)

Uroa Bay Beach Resort boasts an incredible 0.3km (0.18mi) stretch of private beach on the shores of the Indian Ocean. Accommodation at the resort is offered in well-appointed rooms designed in the traditional Zanzibar style and furnished with classical Zanzibari furniture. Every room has an air conditioner, a private bathroom, a small fridge, a spacious seating area, and a private balcony. The resort has an onsite restaurant offering a nice variety of Tanzanian and local foods, and classic Occidental dishes. For guests’ rest, there is a spa offering various beauty treatments, including massages that will leave you feeling heavenly during the hot Zanzibar afternoons.

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Uroa Bay Beach Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Uroa
43.87 km (27.3 mi) from Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

9. Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort (from USD 3500)

This all-inclusive resort is conveniently located on a white sandy beach that has a coral reef. It boasts tropical gardens, a spa, and four outdoor pools with a variety of watersport facilities. Accommodation is offered in modern rooms with each featuring a large bed, a large balcony, and a private bathroom with a shower. The resort has two onsite restaurants where guests can enjoy a variety of local and international cuisines, and there is also a bar that serves light meals and drinks throughout the day.

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Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: North Coast Nungwi
2.01 km (1.3 mi) from Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Enjoy refreshing holidays in Zanzibar

All-inclusive resorts are the way to go if you desire to experience the best that Zanzibar has to offer. Consider these options for the best all-inclusive resorts in Unguja, Tanzania, for a holiday to remember.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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