Baraza Resort and Spa

Located along an award-winning beach, exotic Baraza Resort and Spa combines Arabic, Swahili and Indian design elements, and provides unparalleled luxury on the unspoilt southeastern shores of Zanzibar. Accommodation is provided in villas, facing either manicured tropical gardens or the sparkling Indian Ocean. Decor alludes to the grand era of Zanzibari Sultans, with ornate canopied beds and handcrafted furniture in every room.

Within the main areas are a peaceful library, an enormous central swimming pool flanked by shaded day beds and a decadent spa. Choose from an array of dining and drinking options at Baraza Resort and Spa: there is an open-air terrace restaurant, a relaxed lunch restaurant and a grand dining room as well as a cocktail bar.

A water sports centre on the beachfront offers a great selection of equipment for kitesurfing, windsurfing and sailing. You can also play football, frisbee or volleyball on the beach. Bicycles are available should you wish to explore traditional villages nearby, and you can also enjoy guided snorkelling excursions.

Location

How to get to Baraza Resort and Spa

Zanzibar Island is a short 20-minute flight from Dar es Salaam on the Tanzanian mainland. Baraza Resort and Spa is around 50 minutes’ drive from the Zanzibar International Airport.

Activities at Baraza Resort and Spa

  • Spa treatments
  • Scuba diving and sailing
  • Beach sports
  • Water sports
  • Village self-cycle tour

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Baraza Resort and Spa Highlights

  • A fabulous beach resort on one of Zanzibar’s best beaches
  • Luxury villas facing tropical gardens or the Indian Ocean
  • Exotic decor reminiscent of Zanzibar’s royal past
  • Beautiful dining spaces
  • A wide variety of activities from watersports to self-guided village tours

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Accommodation

Below are some of our preferred hotels and resorts on Zanzibar. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Baraza Resort and Spa

Exotic Baraza Resort and Spa combines Arabic, Swahili and Indian design elements, providing unparalleled luxury on the unspoilt southeastern shores of Zanzibar Island.

Dhow Palace Hotel

Dhow Palace Hotel occupies the grand former home of a wealthy merchant in the heart of Stone Town, and is one of the city's most attractive and atmospheric small hotels.

Kisiwa House

Kisiwa House is an exquisite and peaceful boutique hotel set amid the hustle and bustle of ancient Stone Town

Konokono Beach Resort

Konokono Beach Resort boasts one of Zanzibar Island's most secluded and spectacular locations, set on a lush peninsula overlooking a turquoise bay.

Maru Maru Hotel

In the heart of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Stone Town, Maru Maru Hotel is set inside a lovingly restored townhouse steps from all the attractions of this ancient city.

Mnemba Island Lodge

Just off the north-eastern tip of Zanzibar is the exclusive and romantic Mnemba Island, less than 1.5 kilometres in circumference.

Park Hyatt Zanzibar

A magnificent internationally renowned luxury hotel with the attractions of World Heritage-listed Stone Town at your doorstep.

Shooting Star Lodge

A small family-run resort, Shooting Star Lodge overlooks a dazzling stretch of white sand on Zanzibar Island's idyllic northeast coast.

The Z Hotel

The Z Hotel is an absolutely stunning boutique resort close to the northernmost tip of Zanzibar Island steps from powder white sand and the azure Indian Ocean.

Zanzibar Palace Hotel

This award-winning boutique hotel in the heart of Zanzibar’s historic Stone Town is within walking distance to all the sights. Expect antiques, Persian rugs, rich silks and beautifully carved

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Tanzania Overview

Why travel to Tanzania? Few places in the world can offer the immense diversity and quantity of game found in Tanzania, nor the ease of viewing it. Tanzania is also the arena for the great wildebeest and zebra migration and has some of Africa’s most stunning scenery.

When is the best time to view animals in Tanzania? The best time to visit is November to May when the wildebeest herds amass on the Serengeti’s southern plains. Feb/Mar is when the herds are calving. The dry season (Jun to Sep) is the best time to visit Tarangire and the Nyerere.

What is the culture of Tanzania?With some 120 tribes, Tanzania is culturally very diverse, with peoples ranging from the Nilotic Maasai to Hadza bushmen, the Makonde (famous for their wood carvings) and Swahili-speaking coast-dwellers, some descended from Arabs.

What is the climate in Tanzania? Much of the Serengeti is over 5,000 ft so temperatures vary between 22°- 29°C. It is generally sunny and windy, with rain falling between Nov – May as isolated showers. The low-lying Rift Valley is much hotter (30°-35°C), while the coast is hot and humid. The Ngorongoro Highlands can be cool to cold at night.

What can I combine with Tanzania? Kenya. Most visitors arrive via Nairobi in Kenya so it is easy to combine parks in the two countries. Kenya’s famous Masai Mara is an extension of the Serengeti and the wildebeest migration can be found here in September/October.

How to get to Tanzania? You can fly via Johannesburg in South Africa then north to Nairobi in Kenya. Or fly via the Middle East to Nairobi. We can organise road transfers from there to Arusha, the “safari capital” of northern Tanzania; alternatively, you can fly into Kilimanjaro Airport.

Do I need a Visa for Tanzania? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

Do I need vaccinations for Tanzania? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

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