The enormous luxury resort of Bluebay has around 100 rooms and suites, some in the gardens, others overlooking the ocean. There's a large swimming pool, a choice of restaurants and bars, a private beach, and a host of activities on offer from sailing and tennis to windsurfing. There's also a spa, fitness centre and dive base.
Next door is the sister property Sultan Sands Island Resort.
Featuring a terrace with Indian Ocean views, all Bluebay Beach Resort accommodation has four-poster beds. Set by sandy Kiwengwa Beach, the 30-acre site includes a spa, pool and sports facilities. The spacious rooms and suites have a walk-in dressing room and seating area. Some are in a private area and have an outdoor shower. A few have private butlers in Swahili dress. Overlooking the pool and ocean, Makuti Restaurant serves international cuisine. The Beach Bar and Restaurant offers light meals and drinks, while seafood and steak dinners are available at exclusive Bahari Grill. The pool bar also provides drinks. Land activities include tennis, table tennis and a gym, while diving, pedal boating and windsurfing are among the watersport options. For children there is a playground and paddling pool. The multilingual staff can book tours and arrange car or bike rental. Stone Town is 40 km from Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa, and Zanzibar International Airport is 46 km away.