• Swimming pool

Baraza Resort & Spa

Unparalleled standards of luxury

Set in an idyllic spot on the south west coast of Zanzibar, the Baraza Resort & Spa is the ultimate luxury retreat. Each of the spacious villas come with their own private plunge pool and outdoor terrace, while inside dramatic archways and hand carved furniture create an elegant feel. The Frangipani Spa complete with outdoor relaxation rooms, lap pool with underwater music and yoga centre is the perfect place to stimulate your senses, relax and unwind. While those seeking more activity have the choice of a 5 star PADI dive centre and the Water Club offering a variety of activities from kite surfing to sailing. Alternatively relax in the swimming pool, sink your toes into the white sands of the beach and enjoy the slow pace of this paradise retreat.

Hayes & Jarvis Rating
Hotel Category
Luxury
Location Type
Beach
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Tripadvisor rating 1175 Reviews
Beach

Hotel highlights

  • Stunning fully inclusive resort
  • Luxurious décor blending Arabic, Swahili and Indian design
  • Beachfront location
  • Boutique all villa resort

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    02:00
  • Check-out Time:
    10:00
  • 30 rooms

Main Facilities

  • Diving
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Boutique
  • H&J Recommended
  • Luxury Collection

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive

For Families

  • Babysitting
  • Kid's Club

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Baraza Resort & Spa

  • Beach
  • Approx. one hour from Zanzibar Airport
  • Kite surfing and windsurfing
  • Paddle boarding
  • Snorkelling trips
  • Learn to palm weave on the beach
  • Cooking classes
1175 Reviews 95% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 1067
  • Very Good 75
  • Average 19
  • Poor 10
  • Terrible 4

What to Expect

  • Sleep Quality
  • Location
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Dec 01, 2019

Escape to paradise

Brentwood, United Kingdom

My husband and I stayed at Baraza Resort and Spa for ten nights as part of our honeymoon. During our stay, we were made to feel truly special and utterly relaxed. Regardless of the reason for your visit, all guests are looked after by an incredible team of attentive and friendly staff. The facilities are luxurious, beach stunning and food out of this world. An all inclusive can get a bit mundane but not at the Baraza where the food is varied, high quality and delicious. There are few places we would return to, however for us, the Baraza is an exception and we hope to be back soon. A huge thank you to the Baraza team!
Nov 27, 2019

So far my best vacations ever!!!

Our staying in this amazing and luxurious resort was simply astonishing and outstanding, from the luxurious and super clean villa, to the reception, restaurant, bar and all the activities we tried. The pictures doesn't make justice to this outstanding and gorgeous place. We've been in amazing 5 stars resorts in other countries, that we definitely enjoy but normally the food is nothing special... nothing like baraza!the food was always delicious, fresh ingredients fresh fruits and delicious smoothies. Thanks to the beautiful and lovely chef Margaret, and I even had the opportunity to learn some swahili food with her, such a lovely human being that made sure we enjoy our experience. And I want Send a big thank you to the lovely zamaradi, beautiful brown skin girl with a strawberry smell, such and amazing lady, she introduced us to all the facilities and explained us everything we need to know. During our stay she was definitely was ready to attend us in every need. Always lovely, kind, patient and with her lovely smile. Thanks to all the staff,godfrey, Jessica, lilian, Ramadan, stan, esther and all of them so many names that I forgot some, sorry 😅. To everyone that is interested of having amazing and unforgettable vacations, baraza resort is the place to go! Its beautiful, exotic, luxurious, totally outstanding, and all of the staff from the reception to all the other areas the make it happen. To all of you a big big thank you And hope to see you guys next year Inshaalah
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Baraza Resort & Spa

Facilities

a bedroom with a bed and a chair in a room

Frangipani Spa

The Frangipani Spa features its own lap pool with underwater music, indoor and outdoor relaxation rooms, the Sultans bath, yoga centre, fitness centre and tennis court. Set in a sophisticated Swahili style with candlelight and spice scented aromas, enjoy a variety of treatments aimed at relieving negative energies such as stress and exhaustion. The highest quality skin care products are used and local spiced essential oils.

a group of people in a pool

Swimming Pool

Enjoy a swim in the outdoor swimming pool to escape from the heat of the sun.

Classes

A range of classes are organised at the resort including Swahili classes and lessons on the History of Zanzibar. Guests can also learn Palm weaving on the beach or opt for cooking classes held by the chefs who will teach you about local spices and their use and importance.

PADI Dive Centre

A PADI dive centre is available for those that want to explore the wonders of the ocean, whilst a number of other watersports can also be enjoyed.

Tennis

Enjoy a game of tennis on the resort's tennis court.

Library

Library

The library features a great selection of books about animals, trees, spices and fish native to the Island and East Africa. There is also a selection of educational and historical books on Zanzibar.

Baraza Resort & Spa

Room Types

a bedroom with a bed and a mirror

Two Bedroom Sultan Villa

Two Bedroom Sultans View Villas are 193Sq metres and feature a Master bedroom, en suite bathroom with freestanding bathtub, walk in dressing room, second bedroom with en suite bathroom with a shower, living room, TV, CD Player, Sultan's Lounge Bed, mini bar area with tea/coffee making facilities, large terrace, two sun loungers and a plunge pool. Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided for your convenience.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Towels included
  • TV

One Bedroom Ocean Front Villa

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Towels included
  • TV

Two Bedroom Garden Villa

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Towels included
  • TV

One Bedroom Ocean View Villa

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Sea View
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Towels included
  • TV
Baraza Resort & Spa

Food & Drink

Restaurant

The Sultans Dining Room

Alternating between buffet and table d'hote, enjoy the chef's creations at this stunning setting in the evening.

Livingstone Restaurant

The Livingstone Restaurant is an opened air restaurant where breakfast is served daily. Dinner is also served at the Livingstone restaurant on certain nights of the week.

Lounge

Ocean Lounge Bar & Restaurant

Sebule the lunch restaurant open daily for lunch between 12:30-2:00pm offering a wide selection of light dishes, a tandoori oven, salad bar, pizza oven and daily chef's specials. The bar and lounge are open daily from 10am-6pm. Afternoon tea is served daily from 4:00-5:30pm.

Bar

Dhahabu Bar & Lounge

Indulge in a cocktail before and after dinner at the Dhahabu Bar & Lounge.

Board Basis Options

All Inclusive

All meals, soft drinks, bottled water, local beer, house wines and non-premium spirits, cocktails and afternoon tea are included
* Please note the All Inclusive package does not include laundry, room service, babysitting, telephone, internet, spa treatments or watersports.*

Baraza Resort & Spa

Family Friendly Facilities

Baraza Kids Club

A fully equipped kids club with a variety of games, toys and activities which are perfect for the kids. The kids club is not supervised and children are welcome to use the club as long as they are accompanied by at least one parent or guardian. Activities and facilities include air conditioned area with couches, tables, bean bags, toys, writing materials, Wii, ping pong, table football, pool table, children's swimming pool and a library of children's movies.

Baraza Resort & Spa

Special Offers

Early booking discount

Save up to 10% on accommodation

Not valid over July & August.
Non combinable with any other offer.

Free nights

Stay 7 Pay 6

Not valid over July & August.
Non combinable with any other offer.

Honeymoon offer

Honeymoon Long Stay Offer

Stay 7 Nights, Pay for 5 in all room types.
Not valid over July & August.
Proof of Honeymoon required at check-in.

Honeymoon offer

Honeymoon Amenities

• Bottle of wine upon arrival
• Flowers upon arrival
• Sundowners served in your room
• 10% discount on PADI diving courses
For guests who stay a Minimum of 5 Nights, the following will be provided in addition to the above
amenities:
Gift, Complimentary 30 minutes neck, back and shoulder massage
- The above amenities are available year round.