Baraza Resort & Spa


The enchanting boutique hotel Baraza Resort & Spa recalls the grace of Zanzibar at the time of the Sultans. The intriguing combination of Arabic with Indian design influences, some Swahili elements stirred into the mix, creates an extraordinary flair.


Elaborate wood carvings, invaluable antiques and custom-made furniture underpin the Baraza Resort & Spa’s luxurious orientation. Doubtlessly one of Zanzibar’s finest!


The Baraza Resort is located on the south-eastern coast of Zanzibar, directly read more » on the immaculate Bwejuu Beach. Bwejuu Beach was recently ranked among the top thirty of the world’s most beautiful island beaches by the Conde Nast Traveller Magazine.


The Baraza’s distinguished guests are accommodated in thirty Swahili-style villas. No expense has been spared: finest textiles and carved decorations infuse the luxurious villas with a romantic flair.


Your personal terrace complete with a pool is a sweet oasis of peace and privacy. Unwind in the serene setting of your luxurious and spacious villa. Your energy having been restored, check out the Baraza’s varied activity programme.


The pride of the boutique hotel, the Frangipani Spa is a wellness temple that spoils the visitor with countless professional treatments and therapies. The sophisticated Thai Massage is especially recommendable. Local, ethereal oils add a unique element to the experience.


Those interested in sports will be thrilled by the many options available at the beach. The local water sports centre is renowned for its excellent windsurfing and sailing classes and has been rated “Best Kitesurfing School on Zanzibar”.


Cultural diversity does not only manifest itself in the Baraza’s design but also in the culinary variety. Inspired by the Arabic, Indian and Persian cuisine, the delicious buffet features a firework of different aromas.


The Baraza Resort & Spa – a luxurious boutique hotel in a fantastic setting! Infused with an exotic ambiance and complemented by a first-class spa – unique on Zanzibar!


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The Baraza Resort & Spa’s 14 One Bedroom Villas and the 15 Two Bedroom Villas as well as the luxurious Presidential Suite are among the most exclusive and luxurious accommodation options on Zanzibar.


Infused read more » with a skilfully implemented Swahili design, the fine villas radiate a special flair of sophisticated luxury and exclusiveness alongside a cosy ambience. Finest textiles, carved decorations and romantic lanterns add a special touch.


The facilities are first-class: Every villa features a private pool and state-of-the-art entertainment equipment like a satellite TV and a sound system with CD player.


The One Bedroom Villas are divided into seven Ocean Front Villas, located directly on the scenic beach, and seven Ocean View Villas, which are just a little further in from the beach. The villas are exceedingly spacious, featuring stunning 147 square metres each.


The lavish interior is divided into a cosy bedroom, large lounge and a finely appointed bathroom featuring a freestanding bathtub. A separate dressing room and the large private terrace with a pool and sunloungers furthermore underpin the luxurious orientation.


Slightly larger, 192 square metres to be exact, the Two Bedroom Villas feature an additional large bedroom complete with an en-suite shower bathroom. The villas are the perfect option for those travelling with children or friends.


Last but not least, the Baraza’s finest: Reside royally at the 250 square metres large Presidential Villa, which features every luxury imaginable, including a small kitchen where your private butler can always fix a meal or cocktails.


The highlight of the Presidential Villa is doubtlessly the extravagant living room featuring an awe-inspiring view of the Indian Ocean. Extravagance is also the right word for the large terrace and huge swimming pool.


The Presidential Villa also includes two bedrooms, each with a private bath. It offers plenty of space for families or small groups of friends travelling together.


However, no matter which of the Baraza Resort & Spa’s fine accommodation categories you ultimately choose … the Wow!-effect comes included with each and every one of the villas!


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The Baraza Resort & Spa’s focus certainly lies on supreme relaxation. The fantastic setting, breathtaking views, the superior facilities and superb spa all contribute towards that end.


The Frangipani read more » Spa spoils its guests with professional treatments and therapies in a tranquil and wholesome setting. The well-trained therapists have developed a special treatment for those arriving from Tanzania’s mainland: the Aprés Safari Treatment.


The Aprés Safari Treatment has been especially designed to counteract the physical strain caused by the savannah’s dust, the burning sun and the rough roads.


The Frangipani Spa furthermore includes a state-of-the-art fitness centre, the perfect place to calm you conscience after indulging in the delicious treats served at the restaurant. Of course, another popular option is a tennis match on the hotel’s court.


Those who enjoy spending an active holiday will surely find an appealing option at the water sports centre. Apart from the windsurfing and sailing courses, the water sports centre has earned its reputation for its excellent kitesurfing lessons.


However, it also rents out snorkelling equipment, canoes and kayaks. There are plenty of options to explore the open water of the Indian Ocean. Take a paddle boat out to sea and enjoy a magnificent view of the island.


The Baraza Resort’s surroundings also offer a lot and many a happy day can be spent exploring. Rent a bicycle at the hotel and paddle from one of the languorous fishing villages to the next. In the south, a number of immaculately white sand beaches charm the eyes and the heart.


No matter where your interests lie, the Baraza Resort & Spa’s helpful activities and tours desk kindly assists you in the planning and booking of a variety of excursions. A guided tour of the island provides a profound insight into Zanzibar’s great cultural diversity and interesting history.


Of course, no visit to Zanzibar would be complete without having seen the charming historical Stone Town in the capital. At the bazaar, a variety of local arts and crafts like elaborate wood carvings are offered.


With so many activities to choose from, do not forget to take the time to just kick back and relax at the wonderful Baraza Resort, maybe with a good book at hand or just lost in thought, your eyes resting on the Indian Ocean’s infinite expanse. Stunning Zanzibar!


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