Riu Palace Zanzibar invites you through an enchanted door, step across the threshold and an exquisite tropical Eden is revealed with stunning accommodation, beautiful gardens and a pristine white beach that fringed the clear blue waters of the ocean…

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Room Types

Rooms and suites at Riu Palace Zanzibar are beautifully decorated in a contemporary design with African touches. In the living area there is a flat screen satellite TV, CD/DVD, tea and coffee making facilities and a mini bar. For comfort, there are air conditioning and ceiling fans. The bathrooms are beautifully decorated in marble and mosaic and have double vanity basins and walk in shower. Gowns, slippers and toiletries are provided and there is a dressing room. There is complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Junior Suite

    This beautiful suite (45 sq m) is perfect for couples. Featuring a beautiful king size four-poster bed with muslin drapes, this room is perfect for a romantic getaway. There are attractive African touches including hide chairs, woven rugs and soft furnishings in gold, orange and brown. The walls are decorated with black and white photographs of Zanzibar. The bathroom is simply stunning with mosaic and marble decoration. There are stylish twin vanity basins and a walk in shower. Outside there is a lovely balcony with twin sun beds.
  • Suite

    This delightful suite has 51 sq m of floor space and is located on the corners of the building so it enjoys panoramic views of the whole resort and ocean. There is the chance to relax on the terrace and admire views of the garden. There is an attractive living area with sofa and king size four-poster bed with muslin drapes. The bathroom has glittering mosaics, glass and stone.
  • Luxury Superior Junior Suite

    These are the largest junior suites and are located in the hotel’s exclusive area with exclusive services including butler service and private access to the gorgeous beach. Beautifully spacious (54 sq m), this suite has a lovely living area with sofa and armchair, writing desk and large window with a wonderful view of the lush gardens with the ocean beyond. There is a lovely king size canopied bed and a beautiful bathroom with a walk-in shower and twin vanity basins. Outside there is a spacious, furnished terrace.
  • Suite Junior Standard Jacuzzi

    These spacious suites offer stunning al fresco living with a spacious terrace with sun beds and a Jacuzzi, which overlook the colourful gardens and the ocean beyond. Inside there is a spacious living area with double sofa bed making it ideal for a family holiday. There is a four-poster king size bed with drapes and the beautiful mosaic and marble bathroom has a hydromassage bathtub and twin vanity basins. This suite is located in the exclusive area with direct access to the beach as well as butler service.
  • Beach Villa with Pool

    Each of the 90 sqm Beach Villas with Pool offer stunning views from the furnished terrace, which invites you to enjoy the outdoors with your own private swimming pool and lounge chairs on the terrace. Inside, these villas feature a queen bed, sofa bed in the lounge area, 2 bathrooms; one featuring a hydromassage bathtub! Modern amenities include satellite TV, air conditioning and safe.
  • Presidential Oceanfront Villa

    The super spacious villas are ideal for entertaining with 107 sqm of opulent living space, featuring 3 bedrooms, each with a queen bed. In the lounge area there’s homely fixtures as well as a sofa bed and in the bathroom guests can take advantage of the hydromassage bathtub. Modern amenities include satellite TV, air conditioning and a safe. On the gorgeous terrace seeping views can be admired and there is a private swimming pool, Jacuzzi and lounge chairs.


There are wonderful facilities to enjoy whether you want to simply relax or to make the most of the water sports and other activities.

There is a beautiful pool area with sun terrace and the private beach and beautiful waters of the Indian Ocean are just moments away. There is a dive centre and great selection of water sports including canoeing. Land and water sports are available including the use of the tennis court. If you have children, there is a children's pool and fun kids' club.

If you fancy being truly pampered the Hideaway Spa is truly beautiful and therapists there offer a range of treatments using Healing Earth, a luxury brand of African organic products. There is a spa pool and Jacuzzi for more relaxation. There is a wonderfully equipped fitness room too with amazing views of the Indian Ocean as inspiration!


Offering a main restaurant with terrace and 2 theme restaurants, there is plenty of option when it comes to dining at Riu Placa Zanzibar as well as a poolside bar with terrace, Shisha Lounge and Beach Bar.


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