Baraza Resort & Spa


This is an award-winning villa-only resort in which all 30 villas are designed in classic Swahili style with dramatic arches, hand-carved furniture and private plunge pools.

The resort comes with its own water club which offers a selection of high and low tide activities, from diving & sailing, to snorkelling & kite-surfing – and for the sybaritic guest there is a large choice of dining options and a pampering Frangipani spa. An architect’s dream in a paradise setting.


Our Thoughts

A beach hotel that has won numerous awards for its stylish Swahili design - all of the beautiful villas have their own pools as well as hand-crafted furniture. The beach in front of the property is particularly good for kite-surfing with the hotel having the island’s first kite-surf school.

  • The Frangipani Spa
  • Shopping Bazaar
  • Fitness and Aerobics Centre
  • Watersports
  • Kids club

From exotic buffets, fresh barbeque and the catch of the day to a fusion of Indian and Swahili spices, creating a menu across three different locations that is truly unmissable.

  • Livingstone Terrace
  • Ocean Lounge Bar & Restaurant
  • The Sultans Dining Room

All rooms are tastefully decorated with speckles of romance. Ivory tones and teakwood furniture carry throughout, with drapes and Zanzibar carvings highlighting that romantic mood. And with luxury bathrooms, you’ll be in simplicity heaven.

  • One bedroom villa
  • Ocean front one bedroom villa
  • Sultan two bedroom villa
  • Pesidential two bedroom villa
  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Marine Activities Centre
  • Scuba Diving
  • Cultural Activities
  • Exploring Zanzibar
  • Spa Treatments
  • Kids Club

Baraza Resort and Spa offer a kids club (4-12), so while the children dash off, you are left to relax and soak in the luxurious surroundings. If the children are under 4 and want to enjoy the kids club, then one parent or guardian must accompany them. There is a ping pong table, library of movies and various activities.

When it comes to accommodation there are two bedrooms Garden View and Sultan Room, making it easy for families to have everyone close by.

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