The very popular and luxury boutique resort of Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa is perfectly positioned on the magnificent Paje beachfront on the stunning East coast of Zanzibar island. Setting a high standard for luxury, this minimalistic in design and spacious 5-star boutique hotel offers 12 rooms with a range of accommodation options sprawled through pathway and island gardens along a 2 km of excellent beach front.
Various accommodation options – starting from the Cinnamon rooms, the one bedroom, two bedroom beachfront villas, and the 5 bedrooms Presidential beach front villa.
There are one, two and 5 bedroom villa options - each which boast an indoor shower, outdoor baths and rain showers set beautifully amid private palms and frangipani flowers. outdoor bathtub, rain shower, a panoramic rooftop terrace with swing bed, and a generous private pool. In addition large sitting rooms offer wifi, coffee machines and one of our most favourite and modern features – the air conditioning is contained within the bed and vast romantic mosquito net and the sliding doors and windows have blocked out blinds designed to help you sleep well. One villa even has its own kitchen for the foodie chefs out there who can’t be without a kitchen! Everything and more has been well thought out in this elegant luxury hotel.
A sister property, curated by White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa, the Cinnamon Rooms offer the perfect compromise between luxury and budget. Located only 100m from the beautiful beach, all 3 rooms are within building with a garden view.
As you would expect from a luxury hotel of this standard there are lots of spaces designed to maximise the views which just add to the overall tropical and exotic atmosphere. 3 different bars (rooftop champagne bar with outstanding views over the sunset, the lounge bar and beach bar) mix up cocktails and fresh juices prepared by Jamil and his incredible team. The stylish Doors to Zanzibar restaurant has a stunning setting overlooking the large central pool serving up the first-class cuisine that blends local Zanzibar inspired dishes with International accents and flavours.
This luxury offering is one of the few that successfully blends both honeymooners and families and this is largely due to the range of accommodation and the luxury of having such large guest spaces. Private and tranquil, White Sands is an ideal honeymooners retreat, but can also successfully accommodate a large party of up to twelve in their stunning 5 bedroom presidential villa.
White Sands is a luxury offering but in our opinion offers much better value for money in its design, privacy and most importantly in its beach and ocean-based swimming than similarly priced East Coast hotels on Zanzibar.
Thanks to calm shallow waters protected by the reef, Paje is also a world-class spot for both advanced and beginner kite-surfing. Other activities include snorkelling and dolphin safaris, a spa and a water sports centre, plus a playground and bike rentals.
If you have the budget we highly recommend White Sands – we get wonderful feedback!