Gold Zanzibar

luxury beach resort in kendwa

Gold Zanzibar is a large, stylish resort situated directly on Kendwa’s famous beach… which is unaffected by the tides and therefore ideal for swimming at any time!

Gold Zanzibar offers a wide range of accommodation options, and represents great value for money!

Property Type
luxury beach resort
75 rooms, suites & villas
kids club
dive centre
spa & gym


Additional 10% DISCOUNT

Fruit basket and bottle of sparkling wine in the room
Romantic dinner on the beach

Minimum stay 4 nights,
Valid for 6 months after wedding (marriage certificate required)
Combinable with Long Stay Offer, not with Early Bird Offer

Additional 20% DISCOUNT

for all bookings made at least 60 days before arrival

Not applicable on gourmet meal plan supplements
Not combinable with Long Stay Special
Minimum stay of 3 nights

Stay 7 nights, Pay for 6

PLUS: Dinner on the beach
AND 25% discount at a la carte restaurant

not combinable with early bird offer

Big family resort on one of the best beaches in Zanzibar

Stylish décor in light colours and clean lines

A huge impressive swimming pool is at the heart of the resort

A wide range of facilities and activities

A great Kids Club

Gold is a big (and often busy) resort... so don't come here if you're seeking peace and tranquility!

Gold Zanzibar offers 75 luxury rooms, suites and villas… all with an intimate and relaxing atmosphere. The architecture is a mix of African and Arab influences that translate into a contemporary modern design. All rooms have their own veranda, and are well appointed with all the modern conveniences that one would expect from a luxury beach resort.


  • Air conditioning & Ceiling fan
  • Bathrooms with bath and separate shower
  • Sitting area
  • Hairdryer, Telephone, Mini-bar & Safe box
  • LCD TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Wi-Fi


All Deluxe Rooms feature one king size bed and one sofa bed, and are ideal for couples or small families. The private bathrooms, with shower and bathtub separated, offer selected products from Gold Zanzibar’s Healing Earth Spa.

18 x GARDEN ROOMS (70sqm)
Located on the ground floor, these rooms overlook the tropical gardens.
The Deluxe Garden Rooms offer families the possibility of having interconnected rooms.

33 x OCEAN VIEW ROOMS (70sqm)
Located on the first or ground floor, these rooms boast fantastic views of the ocean.


All Suites feature a spacious bedroom with king size bed, and a cosy seating area with 2 sofa beds (ideal for families). The bathrooms are beautifully decorated with Italian mosaic, and are well furnished with selected Healing Earth Spa products.

7 x BEACH SUITES (90sqm)
Located a few steps from the beach, the Beach Suites are ideal for beach-lovers wanting to take full advantage of Gold Zanzibar’s spectacular beach.

These suites are also located on the beach, but are closer to the pool area and main facilities. All have a private pavillon with a comfortable sofa, chair and table… which is the perfect place to relax, enjoy a rich breakfast, or have an unforgettable candlelight dinner!


3 x BEACH VILLAS (200sqm)
These luxury Beach Villas are located directly on the beach, and all have stunning sea views. Each of the 3 villas represents one of the 3 souls of Gold Zanzibar: the African, the Arabian and the Italian.

All of Gold Zanzibar’s Beach Villas feature 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a large living area. The wide verandas all feature a jacuzzi and a private tent on the beach.

A private butler service at the Beach Villas is guaranteed to satisfy your every need!

5 x JUNGLE VILLAS (200sqm)
Located in the middle of a lush tropical garden, the Jungle Villas all feature 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an open-air living area with a private pool.

These luxury villas are ideal for families and high-end clients who value complete privacy, and a private butler service is guaranteed to satisfy your every need!

Gold Zanzibar offers a full gastronomic experience, with a sumptuous array of international and local cuisine. With a backdrop of natural wonders and vibrant scenery, you’ll enjoy the different exotic flavours and aromas prepared by their international chef. Gold Zanzibar can cater for any special diet requests.

Kilimanjaro Restaurant 
Gold Zanzibar’s Main Restaurant seats over 200 guests under a traditional Zanzibari Makuti roof. Kilimanjaro’s Buffet Restaurant, together with its special live cooking corners, offers food to suit every palate. Special Dinners on the beach and by the pool are organized twice a week.

Gold Restaurant
Gold’s ‘À la carte’ Beach Restaurant offers a friendly, elegant and private atmosphere, with a fabulous ocean view.
Gold Restaurant is the perfect place for a romantic candlelit dinner on the beach. It serves delicious and creative dishes that are based on fresh fish and local spices. (By reservation only.)

Sultan Bar
Gold Zanzibar’s main bar is the best place to enjoy international cocktails.

Ocean Dhow (Beach Bar)
For those who can’t drag themselves away from the beach… The Oean Dhow Beach Bar offers snacks, fresh drinks and tropical cocktails that can be served to you directly under your sun umbrella.

All Inclusive Package:
Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the main restaurant Kilimanjaro (during theme night the location could be on the beach or around the pool without any extra cost). Water, fresh juice, soft drinks, local beer, selected house wines, cocktails list, American coffee and tea. (Not included: premium brand spirits, wine selection, “À la carte” restaurant, espresso and cappuccino.)

Gourmet Meal Plan:
An Extensive All Inclusive package that includes all quality spirits from the bar list, a selection of quality wines by the glass (except Champagne and Cognac), the possibility to eat lunch and dinner in the a la carte restaurant, the possibility to order light meals and snacks on the beach or poolside, order breakfast in your room, espresso and cappuccino.

Dress code
The dress code during the day is relaxed and informal, although smarter attire is recommended in the evenings.

Healing Earth SPA
Entering the Healing Earth SPA at Gold Zanzibar is a truly unique experience, with qualified therapists who are able to regenerate your body and spirit with amazing massages and facials. Be transported into a magical world of sensory heaven and pleasures! (All treatments are provided by Healing Earth, a premium organic spa brand inspired by Africa’s ancient energy.)

Gym & Health Club
Gold Zanzibar’s Health Club caters for all those who wish to get into shape while on holiday in this paradise location. The gym is fully equipped with the latest Technogym machines for body building and aerobic activities. Fitness group sessions with an experienced personal trainer are organized for free, but you can also book private classes at an extra fee.

Water Sports and Excursions
Gold Zanzibar offers a professional dive center for snorkeling and diving, and all excursions can be arranged at the Water Sport Centre.

It’s also possible to enjoy boat excursions, sunset cruises and deep sea fishing, as well as fun with catamarans, laser boats, windsurfers and canoes.

  • Swimming pool
  • Shops
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Conference room (90 seats)
  • Laundry and pressing
  • Baby sitting on request
  • Volleyball and Bocci-ball
  • Kids club and kids area (3-12 year old)
  • Dive Centre
  • Gym

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