Fly away to the small and authentic paradise that is the archipelago of Zanzibar. This gem of an island is the ultimate Indian Ocean experience, with its fascinating historical Stone Town and magnificent white sand beaches.
The archipelago Zanzibar is located in the Indian Ocean, about 25 miles from the Tanzanian coast. This small paradise island is 60 miles long and 20 miles wide, occupying a total area of approximately 650 square miles. Come to explore its beautiful sandy beaches with fringing coral reefs, and the magic of the historical Stone Town - said to be the only functioning ancient town in East Africa.
Zanzibar's brilliant white beaches lapped by the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean provide the perfect place to relax, soak up the sun and take a break from some busy sightseeing.
And if you want more action, there are plenty of excursions like the ancient Stone Town which is the vibrant cultural heart of Zanzibar and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover also the Jozani Natural Forest Reserve or Prison Island, ideal for snorkeling with giant tortoises.
Once they discover it, the kids won't want to leave Zanzibar. With the Kids' Club from 3 to 12 years, the parents can be sure that The Residence Zanzibar takes great care of their children. Professionally trained staff provide endless entertainment and adventure with a myriad of activities. Children will enjoy learning Swahili, taking bicycles around the property, competing in volleyball tournaments and much more
British Airways flights to Dar Es Salaam take approximately 9 1/2 hours, with a 20 minute connecting flight to Zanzibar. The transfer from the airport to The Residence takes about 1 hour.
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